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Taobh An Uillt

Uig, Isle of Skye
Sleeps 9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Unique holiday let with panoramic views
  • Traditional exterior with fresh and contemporary interior
  • Crackling wood burner for cosy evenings
  • Perfect for families or large groups
  • An array of enchanting landmarks to explore within 4 miles
  • Secluded patio for al fresco dining
Property code: CA326

This fantastic property is surrounded by breathtaking glens, lush countryside and a striking landscape that has featured as the backdrop for many famous films.

Wonderfully bright and spacious, this dynamic home lends itself to sociable evenings spent relaxing with loved ones. Designed with a traditional Scottish longhouse in mind you are reminded of your fantastic location in this stunning corner of the country. Kick back in the heart of the home and admire views of the surrounding glen with a tipple or a book in hand. Fire up the wood burner for warmth or head outside to make the most of the fresh Scottish air on your escape from the everyday. Sleeping nine this home suits large families or groups of friends with a passion for the great outdoors. Four-legged friends are also welcome and will relish in the chance to roam the private garden come morning or night. They are also sure to find a favourite spot by the wood burner where tails and tummies can be kept toasty!

You could spend hours whiling away time in the gloriously spacious open-plan hub of the house. The vibrant lounge/kitchen/diner is beautifully styled with a sleek contemporary feel complemented by warm homely touches and a vaulted ceiling. Recline on the sofa and nestle down to watch a spot of TV or choose a book and immerse yourself in another world. The bright kitchen space is well-equipped for every occasion whether that is rustling up a picnic, whipping together a tasty treat or showcasing your culinary skills and experimenting with flavour to serve up a formal three-course meal. Raise a glass to special times at the table and savour your food before retiring to bed to rest your head. Two bedrooms are on the ground floor and a family bathroom offers you the chance to soak aching muscles. All bedrooms boast glen views so you can wake up and be whisked straight into holiday mode.

Climbing stairs to the first floor you will find the remaining bedrooms which also have glen views. Each room is decorated in fresh tones to create a tranquil space in which to unwind, doze and dream. Wake to feel revitalised and ready for the adventures which await and grab a quiet moment to yourself in the Minstrel gallery with lovely picture window and seating.

The private garden invites you to escape for a breath of fresh air whenever you fancy. Feel the breeze whip past you as you roam the lush greenery and look beyond to the stunning landscape you have yet to discover.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 4 bedrooms: 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin and 1 family room with 1 double and 1 single bed.
  • 3 bathrooms: 2 en-suite shower rooms, 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, dryer
  • Woodburner – starter pack of logs supplied
  • TV with Freeview, 3D Blu-ray, CD, Radio
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private garden with patio and garden furniture
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • BBQ
  • Shop and hotel within 1 mile

Having soaked up the peaceful atmosphere of this rural retreat, head 8 miles north to the Skye Museum of Island Life and step back in time to an old Highland village. Learn interesting facts about the way of life back in the 19th century and observe examples of thatched cottages, farming tools and equipment used for work. An archive tells fantastic tales of individuals and the whole museum experience is well worth a trip for family members both young and old. Now you know how the Isle of Skye used to look and run, travel 2.5 miles to the pier and jump on a boat to see how things have changed. Discover wonderful wildlife and spectacular scenery and keep your eyes peeled for puffins, sea eagles, seals and dolphins.

Hop on your bike and explore the Trotternish circuit, a 50 mile circuit passing through Uig. Choose the best route but be sure to cycle towards Staffin and gaze over the impressive Storr lochs. Navigate your way to Kilt Rock and take the time to stop and sip from your flask or snack on something tasty before continuing your ride.

This property is personally managed by Carol.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Cheri 20th October 2019

The house was AMAZING we absolutely loved our stay there. The setting and location could not have been better. It is stunning, we all said we could happily live there and would love to have a place like it. We would definitely return. All our needs were catered for, even the games, books dvds etc. I would reccomend it highly. After exploring all daRead morey it was a pleasure to come back to and relax in the evening. Skye is absolutley beautiful, the people the scenery and the food. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Dr Archibald June 2019

We had a great stay here for 4 nights in June to celebrate a family birthday. The house was lovely, had a well equipped kitchen and wonderful garden space. The Faerie Glen is just 10 minutes walk away which was convenient. The only suggestion was perhaps to be provided with a few extra towels. We would recommend this place and hope to stay there agRead moreain soon in the future! Hide

Reviewed by Ms Bourden June 2019

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Taobh an Uillt. The cottage is beautiful, and the view is incredible. Several evenings we BBQed (Lamb, Salmon, Beef) products which we picked up in Portree. We were two couples, thus had lots of space to spread out. We would highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by Ms Weber May 2019

The Taobh an Uillt House was absolutely lovely. There were six adults, and the three spacious and comfortable bedrooms were great. There were two bedrooms upstairs, sharing a full bathroom. Downstairs were two bathrooms, one was an ensuite with a shower, the other a full bathroom with a tub, off the hall. The living area and kitchen were spacious aRead morend so well stocked with everything we needed to cook meals. There was a dishwasher and a full laundry facility. The two story windows and the cathedral ceiling over this whole area were stunning. Magnificent views. It is right near the Fairy Glen, so a beautiful area to walk. It is in the countryside in a farming community, with lots of great views. The sheep were everywhere, and in May the lambs were bounding about. Nearby is the small town of Uig, and it has a nice restaurant on the outskirts, and in town a grocery and pottery shop, as well as shops for the locals' needs. The wharf is interesting and the ferry links you with the Hebrides, if you wish to go. We kicked back and relaxed. We spent a day driving on a loop north and visited the Crofters' Village, a well preserved group of croft homes with lots of interesting artifacts. Another day we went to Portree and looped another set of roads, stopping where we wished. It was a great central location. The only thing I would do to improve the stay, would be to stay longer!! Hide

Reviewed by Mr Horsley April 2019

We cannot fault our stay the cottage was clean well maintained and the perfect size for our family stay to celebrate our daughters wedding in Fairy Glen. The scenery is magnificent all around, and so quiet in the evening

Reviewed by Mr Jaeger April 2019

Nice welcome mail from Ishbel with a lot of ideas for activities. The house was fully equipped and very cosy. A wonderful view from the living area and terrace.

Reviewed by Mr Gerard December 2018

There were seven of us including my daughter who is in a wheelchair. We were aware of the short staircase from the kitchen to the living area before we arrived. There were enough of us such that this was not a problem, but clearly not everybody would be able to deal with this. Outside of this item, chair access around the rest of the house couldn`tRead more be better. We all loved the house, its position and its location above Uig. We left a list of some things that needed addressing, all of a minor nature. The list was left in the spirit of hoping we were helping the owner by pointing them out. The Uig pottery down near the pier was worth a visit. The products were a cut above what we expected. It was our first time on Skye and we loved it and the house. Hide

Reviewed by Miss Hartill November 2018

This house is amazing from its value to its comfort. Along with having your home with you, you get amazing views both day and night. There was a great welcome from the cattle in the field and a very helpful owner/ caretaker on hand. We had an amazing time and house made it mark.

Reviewed by Mr Macleman September 2018

A well equipped house with plenty of room in a lovely location. Couldn't fault it.

Reviewed by Mrs Wilson-law August 2018

Fantastic property overall. Excellent accommodation and well appointed kitchen. A few maintenance snags that needed attention

Reviewed by Mr Downie July 2018

A wonderful holiday that all my family thourghly enjoyed. The only feedback we would give is both outside bins were full on arrival. The recycling instructions were also not clear as to when to put the large outside bins out for collection.

Reviewed by Ms Lanigan June 2018

Loved the house & loved Skye We were lucky with the weather as it was sunshine every day The house was very well equipped and we wanted for nothing

Reviewed by Mrs Aron June 2018

This house didn't disappoint from a stunning location to a well designed layout the house was perfect for our holiday. It was a bonus to discover that we were within walking distance of the fairy glen and it was lovely to be in the middle of nature. The l

Reviewed by Mr And Mrs Hart May 2018

We recently enjoyed a short break in this lovely house. We were a group of 7 and there was more than enough space for us all. The house was very modern and had everything we needed. The setting was very peaceful with surrounding farm animals and just a short walk from Fairy Glen. It was a good base for exploring Skye with many beautiful drives nearRead moreby. The garden was also perfect for enjoying lots of BBQs. We bought amazing, fresh seafood from the Oyster Shed in Carbost and explored most of the beautiful island. Hide

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