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4 BEDROOM COASTGUARD COTTAGE - Fabulous location with sea & mountain views.

View across Loch Cleat to the Coastguard Cottages and the Outer Isles. Stunning scenery!
1 of 26View across Loch Cleat to the Coastguard Cottages and the Outer Isles. Stunning scenery!
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Duntulm, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
HUNISH is a spacious yet cosy 4 bedroom cottage magnificently situated at the most northerly tip of the Isle of Skye.
OPEN ALL YEAR, the cottage is a perfect base for enjoying some of the best hill and coastal scenery in the U.K. Walking... wildlife... rest... relax... refresh!
Quiet and secluded, the rear of the cottages overlook picturesque Loch Cleat and from the front there are magnificent sea views over the ruins of Duntulm Castle to the Isle of Harris and the Outer Hebrides.
The famous Rubha Hunish headland is right on your doorstep and is one of the best locations on Skye for wildlife watching - seabirds, otters, whales & dolphins.
Duntulm is recognised as one of the best places in Britain to view the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)... Day or Night, this is a very beautiful and special place!
Short breaks (min. 3 nights are...
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Listing #HL9089370
About the Owner
Andrew B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
Interaction with guests
’HUNISH’ cottage will be OPEN, ready and available for you anytime from 4.00 pm on your arrival day. It doesn't matter what time you arrive after that as the house keys will be left inside. I'll give you a call in the evening to make sure all is well and that you are settled in.... and have found the corkscrew! There is ample bed linen & towels and pretty much all the basics you need.... including teas, coffees, milk, bread, jam, marmalade, sauces, condiments, and ALL household consumables (loo & kitchen rolls, washing products, etc). To get you started, we also provide.... 2 small loaves of bread (one white & one brown), 6 eggs, butter, milk (1L semi skim & 1L of full cream), biscuits, oatcakes and a fresh fruit bowl.
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Reviewed yesterday

A really lovely peaceful week for our wee family of 8+ a dog. The house was so cosy when we arrived after a long drive, the fire was on and the fridge and cupboards were well stocked. We spend a windy week walking to the...More

Thank Marianne W
Coastal538098, VR Owner at 4 BEDROOM COASTGUARD COTTAGE - Fabulous location with sea & mountain views., responded to this reviewResponded today

Hellooo Marrianne, Donnie & family, Greetings from the fabulous northern tip of Skye... the 'gentle breezes' are still blowing. Many thanks for your super review of HUNISH Coastguard Cottage... I am so pleased you loved our 'home from home' holiday home. Great that you were...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Didn't know what to expect but was not ready for what we found. The cottage was beautiful and stocked with everything needed (sorry for drinking most of your coffee Andy but it was nectar!) and plenty big enough. Stunning views abound, could get used to...More

2  Thank Yvonne T
Management response:Responded 20 May 2018

Hello, Paul, Yvonne and family... Not forgetting Dolly, the pug. Many thanks for your super review and kind comments regarding Hunish Coastguard Cottage. I am delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves in our special corner of Skye. It was lovely meeting you all and I...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We chose the Hunish Coastguard Cottage as our family holiday to Skye this year (8 adults aged between 33 & 75). We had such an amazing time. We can not thank Andy (the owner) enough for his communication and all the additional extras that were...More

Thank l0rnar0bb0
Management response:Responded 29 November 2017

Hi Lorna, and greetings from a cosy fireside at the Coastguard Cottages. As you say, there's nothing like a roaring open fire as a focal point on a winters' evening. THANK YOU so much for your kind and lovely review of 'HUNISH' Coastguard Cottage. I...More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Up to TWO well behaved two doggies are most welcome and are free of charge! For guests with four legs....all we ask please is that you bring their bedding/feed bowls and that...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    5 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
'HUNISH' Coastguard Cottage at Duntlm is situated on the north-eastern peninsula of Skye - called Trotternish. We believe it to be the most beautiful part of the whole island..... it has everything!
The coastline is simply stunning from the broad sweep of sands at Staffin Bay to the dizzy heights of the famous cliffs at Kilt Rock. There is something to discover along almost every inch of the coastline and nearly all of it can be walked. The Rubha Hunish headland at Duntulm on the very northern tip of Skye is among the most beautiful and dramatic places in the whole of the british Isles. It's also a great place for whale watching!
Getting around
If you are keen walkers or cyclists or just want to 'chill out' and relax in your lovely holiday home, then a car is not essential. There is an excellent local bus service running daily (except Sundays in winter) which will get you around Skye.
A car however, is certainly the best way to explore everything that Skye has to offer... it's bigger than you think!
Uig Village & Ferry Port (shops, petrol, pubs & restaurants) - 8 miles.
Staffin Village (shops, petrol. cafes & restaurants) - 7 miles
Portree (the capital town of Skye) - 20 miles
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: INVERNESS: 190.0 km
Railway: KYLE OF LOCHALSH: 70.0 km
Ferry: UIG: 14.0 km
'HUNISH' Coastguard Cotage at Duntulm can be reached by the Citylink bus services from both Inverness and Glasgow which terminate at Uig.... to connect with the Calmac Outer Isles ferry. Once here, there is an excellent local bus service running daily (except Sundays) which will get you around Skye.
Duntulm is about 250 miles (400km) from both Glasgow or Edinburgh and the car journey will sensibly take between 5 and 6 hours. Inverness is 120 miles
Detailed driving directions will be sent by email when you have completed your reservation.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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