|Parking||off road||Garden||front and back partially enclosed|
|2 person discount||No||Fire/Woodburner||Yes|
Covesea Cottage is a quintessential seaside cottage perched right on the edge of the sea overlooking Kyleakin harbour with hills beyond. Originally a fisherman's cottage, this pretty detached stone cottage has been completely renovated and extended in recent years. It now provides bright, spacious and modern accommodation for four in a superb setting. The main living area is open plan. The lounge area has deep leather sofas, an open fire and a warm, homely ambience. The kitchen/dining area is separated by a low dividing wall with ship's wheel providing an interesting focal point, in keeping with the surroundings. Large picture windows look out across the bay. With small fishing boats and craft bobbing in the foreground, the remnants of an historic castle on a wee island in view, and hills and mountains beyond, it is a constantly moving picture - much better than any television can provide! There are two good sized bedrooms and a modern bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. The cottage gardens are a real delight. The owner is an enthusiastic and talented gardener and this is reflected in the lovely shrubs and plants that are interspersed amongst the shingle. South facing and sheltered, it is an ideal spot to sit and admire the views.Read more about Covesea Cottage
Property has LPG central heating and comprises:
Open plan Lounge/diner/kitchen enjoying amazing views across the bay with harbour in foreground and island with castle in background
Lounge Area: With open fire, HD+ TV with satellite sky package, DVD, radio/CD/music system and Wi-fi facility available.
Dining Area: With dining furniture for four
Kitchen Area: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine (located in under-stairs cupboard)
Bedroom 1: With two single beds
Bedroom 2: With king size bed, TV (with sky multi room package) and DVD
Bathroom: With Jacuzzi bath, separate shower enclosure, WC and wash basin.
All gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of fuel for open fire provided. Cot and high chair available. Wi-fi facility.
Cottage style gardens (not fully enclosed) at front and back. Front garden adjoins water front, separated by low wall. Small burn adjoining (youngsters take care!). Off road parking for 1 large car or 2 small cars.
|Nearest town||Kyleakin or Kyle of Lochalsh||Shops||0.25 Mile|
|Distance||0.25 mile or 2 miles||Restaurant||0.25 Mile|
|Nearest railway station||Kyle of Lochalsh||Pub||0.25 Mile|
Kyleakin is just across the water from Gavin Maxwell's island of Eilean Ban. Famed for his writings about his beloved otters, in particular his autobiography Ring of Bright Water, Kyleakin is home to the Bright Water museum, and otters are regularly spotted from the cottage garden on the shoreline, and sometimes even venture into the garden. There is a wonderful array of other wildlife in the area with frequent sightings of seals and pine martin, as well as occasional dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks and Minke whales; together with numerous seabirds. It is just a short walk from the cottage to the centre of Kyleakin village. This charming traditional fishing village has an excellent selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants, together with small shops and post office. There is a lovely working harbour where small craft and canoes can be launched. The surrounding area offers a wealth of activities, places of interest and historic sites. Just a short drive away is Armadale Castle, seat of the Clan Donald, with its superb gardens and grounds set in 20,000 acres. It also houses a fascinating museum. Boat trips to see the seals, dolphins and whales run from Armadale harbour. The ferry also sails from here across to Malliag on the mainland. This part of island is known as the garden of Skye and is renowned for its superb walking, climbing, bird watching and beautiful fauna and flora. Just across the Skye bridge is the fairy tale castle of Eilean Donan, enchantingly situated on a promontory in the loch and accessed by a small causeway, is right on the doorstep. A spectacular route takes you past this famous castle and through the amazing mountain range known as the Five Sisters of Kintail and beautiful Glen Shiel, before reaching the shores of Loch Ness. The charming sea port of Kyle of Lochalsh, gateway to the Isle of Skye, is just 2 miles away.
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Enjoyed stay in cottage and holiday in Skye
A wonderful get away from it all. Covesea is such a welcome retreat from the frenzy of modern life. Here one had time to stand and admire the beauty of the surroundings and the abundance of wild life. Here if feels as if time almost stands still. The cottage itself was outstanding for its cleanliness and comfort. Our every need having been anticipated and catered for in great detail. We will certainly recommend the cottage to all our friends. With thanks for your thoughtfulness and attention to detail.
This cottage is very beautiful and has an amazing view which was very enjoyable when we sat down to dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and definitely would like to stay here again. The walks were great, the scenery was beautiful and this cottage was very comfortable.
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