Tigh Sheoc ref: CC511264

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

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
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  • Coastal within 5 miles 


Tigh Sheoc (Gaelic for House of Jock) is an exquisite stone cottage set amidst stunning scenery. Originally a Suffolk stone barn (rare on the Isle of Skye) it has been perfectly converted into the most charming cottage that combines the very best of modern living with an olde worlde ambience. The cottage is set in its own 11 acre grounds that lead directly onto the Red Hills. There is a pretty cottage lounge on the ground floor, together with a modern kitchen and bathroom. The two pretty bedrooms on the first floor look out across the amazing landscapes.

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Ground floor

Property has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Dining: With feature ’stove effect’ electric fire, Freeview TV and DVD, blue-ray player and radio/CD, small dining table and chairs; lovely cottage lounge with stunning views over open land and mountains beyond.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge (with icebox) and washer/dryer
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

First floor

Bedroom 1: With king size bed
Bedroom 2: With two single beds
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.


Set in 11 acres of grounds, cottage garden mainly grass and includes outdoor furniture, open grassland at rear leading directly onto the Red Hills. Stunning views from both property and garden. Off road parking for 2 cars. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £50.
  • Nearest town
    Broadford or Elgol
  • Shops
    7 Miles
  • Distance
    7 Miles
  • Restaurant
    0.25 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Kyle of Lochhalsh
  • Pub
    7 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    15.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The village of Torrin is surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere on Skye. Situated in the foothills of Blaven, one of Skye’s famous Munro mountain ranges, this area is a walker’s and climbers paradise. There are numerous walks and climbs direct from the property, suitable for varying ages and abilities. Torrin has a lovely beach just a short stroll from the cottage and the nearby loch is also used by locals for swimming and water sports. For history enthusiasts there are two clearance villages in the nearby vicinity, where remnants of the abandoned settlements can be explored. The wildlife in the area is phenomenal. Golden eagles and sea eagles can be seen wheeling overhead, as well as other birds of prey. There is a highly recommended boat trip that runs from the nearby village of Elgol which takes visitors to view the dramatic Cuillins and sea life from a different perspective. Elgol is situated at the end of this no through road. Dominated by the sea it is a charming village. It has an excellent restaurant, cafe, pretty harbour and lovely sea walks. The village of Broadford is just 7 miles away. This thriving village, overlooking Broadford Bay has an excellent selection of amenities. There are a number of restaurants, bars and cafes as well as a good selection of shops - from interesting stores to a larger supermarket. Sailing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, riding, golf and fishing are all local pastimes. Tigh Sheoc is ideally situated for exploring the whole of this magical isle. To the south is the otter centre at Kyleakin, just across the water from Gavin Maxwell’s island of Eilean Ban. Armadale Castle, seat of the Clan Donald, with its superb gardens and grounds set in 20,000 acres is also well worth a visit. Boat trips to see the seals, dolphins and whales run from Armadale harbour. To the north is Portree, the capital of Skye. Here brightly painted cottages cluster round the active harbour where some of the finest fish restaurants can be found. This bustling , atmospheric town boasts an excellent selection of interesting local shops, together with bars, restaurants and cafes. There is a superb leisure centre which is open to visitors. It has a 25 metre swimming pool, a climbing wall, gym and a number of indoor sports.

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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