Buaile Nan Carn ref: CC511342

Hungladder, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Satellite TV 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Buaile Nan Carn is an attractive detached cottage situated in an elevated position which affords stunning views across the sea to the Outer Isles beyond. Set amidst open farm land and accessed via a short track, it offers peace and tranquillity in a beautiful setting. The main living area is open plan. The charming lounge/dining area looks out through large picture windows across the sea, with North Uist and the Isle of Lewes clearly visible. The kitchen is well presented and equipped. There are two attractive, cosy bedrooms and a modern bathroom. Buaile Nan Carn, is situated in the small village of Hungladder, 4 miles from Uig in the north of the Isle of Skye. This traditional village is situated in an elevated position overlooking the sea.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all on ground floor level, has electric heating throughout and comprises:
Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen
Lounge/dining Area: With electric fire, satellite Free view TV, DVD and radio/CD with superb views across to the sea
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
Bedroom 1: With double bed and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With two single beds
Shower Room: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available. Internet access available. Pets are welcome.


Small, fully enclosed (by fence) patio with bench and open grounds beyond. Off road parking for 2 cars.
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
    4 Miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    54 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The area offers a real experience of island life and it is renowned for having the best sunsets in the West of Scotland. The area is ideal for walking, climbing, cycling, fishing and bird watching. It is a quiet crofting community with Gaelic spoken in most households. There is an interesting thatched hamlet within walking distance which offers a fascinating glimpse of past times. Just a mile away is Bornisketaig harbour and bay. A delightful spot to enjoy a quiet picnic, waterside walk, fish from the rocks or even launch your own boat from the old fishing boat slipway. The local area is a haven for wildlife. Basking sharks, otters, sea and golden eagles are all spotted in the region. Nearby places of interest include a fascinating museum of island life, Flora Macdonald’s grave, Duntulm castle, iron age ring and a wee ’fun’ museum of local interest - definitely worth a visit! The surrounding area is truly spectacular and an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. The amazing Quiraing mountain range with its dramatic rock formations formed from a combination of volcanic rock and limestone, the Old Man of Storr, the magnificent Kilt Rock waterfall are all within close proximity. The Whitewave Outdoor centre close by offers a range of outdoor pursuits including kayaking, sailing and guided walks and climbs across the hills and mountain paths. The pretty fishing port of Uig is just 4 miles away. It has a number of excellent pubs and restaurants, a local bakery, pottery and is also the home of the Isle of Skye brewery. From Uig one can take a day ferry trip to the Outer Isles. The island’s ’capital’ Portree, with its picturesque harbour crammed full of fishing boats, encircled by brightly painted cottages and restaurants is just 30 minutes away.

Things to do nearby

Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre

The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins.


VisitScotland's only traditional exhibition tannery. Discover how leather is made in free guided tour of workshops. See widest range of natural sheepskins and leather goods.

The Red Hills - Isle of Skye

The red hills of the Isle of Skye, also known as the Red Cuillins, are certainly no less worthy of attention than the Black Cuillins.

Islands Cycles

Bike hire, sales and repairs. The only one on Skye. 01470 552223

The Duirinish Coastline

Duirinish has one of Britain's most dramatic sections of coastline.

Raasay House

A unique island experience with spectacular views and lots to do. Discover amazing wildlife and the rich history of Raasay.

Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle, located just a mile and a half north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland.

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