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“Lovely Cottage in a Beautiful Location”
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This is the wonderful location of Henderson House,in Stein village overlooking LochBay and the Isles
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This is the wonderful location of Henderson House,in Stein village overlooking LochBay and the Isles
The Northern Lights above Henderson House This is our beautiful 18C cottage by the sea
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This is the wonderful location of Henderson House,in Stein village overlooking LochBay and the Isles
The Northern Lights above Henderson House
This is our beautiful 18C cottage by the sea
Amazing October sunset over Loch Bay
Delightful wood-paneled dining area
Cosy beamed lounge with views to the loch
An open fire in the lounge to keep you warm and snug
Cosy, comfortable wood-beamed lounge
Twin room with views overlooking the loch and garden
Twin bedroom with views over the garden and sea loch
Double room with king size bed
You can see the loch and garden whilst in your king size bed!
views out to the sea from all rooms
staircase up to the bedrooms
The garden which goes backs onto the shore.
View over Loch Bay from the garden
Looking out to the islands and Loch Bay
Waternish is considered to have the most beautiful sunsets on Earth
Sunset over Loch Bay from jetty at bottom of garden
Blue skies and snow in the garden one winter
Snow covered mountains, looking across to Uig from Geary
The view from nearby Loch Dunvegan
The famous Fairy Pools at the foot of the Cuillin are stunning
Across the bay, you will find this stunning Coral Beach
The Cuillin Mountain Range is a world class mountaineering and hiking destination
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Waternish, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Andrew M
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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“Lovely Cottage in a Beautiful Location”
Reviewed 20 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The cottage is one of several small white cottages looking out straight into the loch / seat front. At the end of the row is a nice seafood restaurant and a pub also a small walking distance away (it should be noted the village had a car charging point as well)!

The cottage is very welcoming and Alison visited us on our first day, to make sure all was OK. The kitchen was very well appointed with good clean cutlery, pans etc and we wanted for nothing in terms of equipment (even has a dishwasher that was not human!).

Within the kitchen is small dining area and again this has a round table that would have comfortably sat four people. The hall way is small and tiled floored which is good for when you have been walking with boots on etc.

The lounge had a nice sofa and two other comfortable chairs, along with an open fire, a cabinet packed with books if the weather is not that good, along with several board games. The lounge felt homely. It also had a sky Tv (freeview channels) and a reasonable wifi although good enough for browsing - not for downloading films etc, which we felt was fair enough.

The fuel for the open fire is outside in a big bunker and there was no extra charge. The cottage was also well heated with overnight storage heaters which even without the fire, kept the cottage in all rooms feeling warm and comfortable.

There are 2 bedrooms - a double which was nice and two single rooms with a dresser and wardrobes etc - both have windows onto the front of the street and which allowed us sit in the bedroom and watch out at the loch and watch out for the wildlife.

If you have a boat, there is a jetty I assume you could use as well.

Looking out on the loch from the jetty towards to the sea and towards Waternish Point you can see from the jetty the occasional Porpoise along with several sea birds - including possibly White Tailed Eagles along with Buzzards circling above. If the sun was out, the sun sets are usually very nice as well.

When we arrived there was a pack of instructions left for us, which where easy to follow. You are allowed £50 of electric and you pay for any more. We did not skimp on our power use and we only used about half of the amount, so I would have no concerns about breaching the "free" element.

All in all, the cottage was a good base to explore the islands from and very nice to return to.

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lornieb20...
Motherwell, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great holiday cottage in beautiful scenery”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My husband and I stayed at Henderson House cottage in Stein for a week's holiday with our two young boys. The cottage is very clean and provides everything needed for a self catering holiday. The garden is very big with lovely plants and bushes facing onto the water near the jetty. It has a fantastic view of all the scenery and is very peaceful. There are also lots of rabbits running around the garden which the children loved. The cottage is also next door to the owner's own seafood restaurant which we had dined in previously which was brilliant too.

The stein inn is only a few doors along and again serves great food if you don't fancy cooking! The owner Alison also provided us with a telephone number of a local fishmonger Donald which was very helpful as we then ordered and had seafood delivered to the door which was great.

We had a brilliant holiday and cant' wait to return again, the owners are very friendly and make a point of introducing themselves which was nice. I would highly recommend a stay here!

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Liked best: Garden & Beach
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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DougieLee
Hell-Ville, Antsiranana, Madagascar
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“Highly recommended”
Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

What a fantastic cottage, couldn't ask for more, catered for all our needs and in a wonderful location. Will be telling friends for sure.

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Liked best: Catered for all our needs
Liked least: Midges but that's west of Scotland for you!
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Santa Marta, Colombia
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“Lovely cottage and nice location”
Reviewed 3 May 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The days we stayed in the cottage were amazing. The owners are very friendly and they keep the place very tidy and clean. We specially loved the cosy lounge with open fire, exposed beams and lunches in the front garden right by the seaside. The location is perfect and next to it you'll find one of the best sea food restaurants on the isle and its oldest pub. I highly recommend this place, you won't regret it!

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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