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Driftwood cottage Skye - Self Catering, Staffin, Isle of Skye

Driftwood Cottage Skye
taken from roadside June 2017
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Staffin, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Driftwood Cottage is a detached former Blackhouse built in 1890, recently renovated to a modern standard, providing Self catering for 4 persons in 2 bedrooms. The cottage occupies a stunning hillside location above Staffin Bay with spectacular views across the sea to mainland Scotland. Situated in the crofting village of Staffin, Driftwood Cottage makes an ideal base for exploring the Trotternish Peninsula, located on the north-east coast of the Isle of Skye. Boasting famous geological sights such as the Quiraing, Kilt Rock, the Old Man of Storr, Duntulm Castle, Skye museum of island life, Staffin Dinosaur Museum & Uig - this Peninsula and its views are simply breathtaking and a must for any visitor to Skye.The property is the owners’ former family home which they lived in from 2010 -2016 and consequently ‘oozes’ a wonderful homely c... Read more
Listing #FKN8507311
About the Owner
Stephen H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We couldn't have been happier during our stay at Driftwood. The house, frankly, has set a new bar for my ideal get-away house. It was a close to perfect as you can hope to get. The house was immaculate, comfortable, and extremely well thought out....More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Driftwood Cottage is an amazing place to stay. The cottage has everything you need for a relaxing vacation. The kitchen is fully equipped and the beds are super comfy. It was so pleasant to wake up each morning to the sound of the surf ,...More

Thank tharper2015
Management response:Responded 10 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Driftwood Cottage and hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes, Stephen & Sally Hodson

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great location overlooking Staffin Island and bay. Really close to the Quiraing and Staffin Museum. Great sized Kitchen and comfortable beds. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank Sam T
Management response:Responded 24 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review - we hope to welcome you back to Skye in the future. Kind regards, Stephen & Sally Hodson.

  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please note the maximum capacity of the property is 4 persons
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Staffin village has 2 well stocked shops, 2 cafe's, 2 restaurants, petrol station, post office but for anything extra Portree is just a 25 minute drive.We are ideally placed to visit Quirang (2 miles), Old man of storr (6 miles) Dinosaur footprints at staffin (less than 1 mile) Uig Ferry port for ferries to isle of lewis & harris 7 miles), Portree for all shops, many restaurants, cafes, 2 petrol stations, boat trips etc (18 miles), Dunvegan Castle (39 Miles).
The Quirang Mountain range is just behind the cottage and the main Quirang view point which is reached by road is approx 2 miles away
Getting around
You can walk to the beach (10 minutes walk) A car is really useful to get to shops and other attractions or the local bus service runs in both directions to Portree & Uig. The bus stop is just a short 5 minute walk from the cottage
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 218.0 km
Railway: Kyle of Lochalsh: 82.0 km
Ferry: Uig: 12.0 km
We are a 3 hour drive from Inverness and Fort William via the Skye road bridge (toll free open all year), 4.5 hours from Perth, 6 hours drive from Glasgow or Edinburgh and 9 hours drive from Manchester. We would recommend anyone driving from the London or the south of England do an overnight stop around Carlisle or Stirling.
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Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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