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ISLE OF RAASAY, Right at the water's edge

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lounge, Kitchen, 2 Bedroom, Bathroom and Porch with Sea and Mountain Views

Kate's cottage is a detached stone built cottage right on the sea shore with stunning views of the Cuillin mountain range on Skye. The cottage has a double bedroom, a twin bedroom on a mezzanine level, lounge with wood burning stove, kitchen, shower room and cosy dining porch. The beach is directly on the doorstep. A dream location for dolphin and otter spotters! The cottage is within a few minutes walking distance from the ferry terminal and less than five minutes walk from Raasay House where guests can enjoy the restaurant, bar and outdoor facilities offered. The cottage has a garden to the front of the property with table and chairs which has panoramic views of the sea and mountains. The garden behind the cottage is mainly grassed.


Owner
Sandra Arnold
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Isle of Raasay in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , mezzanine level limited height
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

ISLE OF RAASAY, Right at the water's edge
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
4

Fantastic setting. peace & quiet. Amazing views. Great cottage for 2 adults.

  • 4 of 5

We had bright sunshine all week - not sure how it would have been if it had been cold & wet!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Dream cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and Location are fabulous our visit was March the cottage was very cosy with a lovely log burner to keep you warm, the sea is so close it brings wildlife right up to the doorstep with stunning views from every window, it's a place you dream about. Sandra the owner was so helpful I fell we have a new friend in Scotland, can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Unforgettable Holiday

  • 5 of 5

For our first visit to the Highlands & Islands we were looking for a Cosy cottage by the sea in a quiet location and a log fire. This place ticked all the boxes and more. It was more than just a holiday, it was an experience. The cottage was wonderful, you couldn't get any closer to the sea and when the tide was in the sea was literally inches away. The first couple of days there was a fierce storm and waves crashed into the sea wall and onto the glass fronted porch making for spectacular viewing. Inside, the cottage was clean, cosy and toasty warm when the wood burner was lit (electric fires provide heat for the rest of the rooms). The kitchen has every appliance and utensil you would ever need. The cottage is just yards from the ferry but as it's on the end of a track no-one passes by, so you get the feeling of isolaton without being totally isolated.

The island itself is quite small and we covered every inch of road passable by normal car. Despite it's size there are numerous lovely walks allowing you to take in the history of the island (details of walks are provided in the cottage). On the subject of the island's history I would recommend reading the book Calum's Road (signed copies are available from the local, commumity owned, shop) before you venture out, as it will give more meaning to some of the walks, especially those around the north of the island.

Sandra, the owner, was extremely helpful and accesible and the whole booking/arriving process was painless and straighforward.

I would just like to reiterate what a wonderful place this is, not just the cottage itself but the whole island, and it is certainly a place I will never forget and can't wait to return back to.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A cosy retreat for two

  • 4 of 5

A superb, quiet location with spectacular views & easy access to ferry, hotel & surrounding area. Quaint cottage, clean & good welcome from owner. Would have been interesting to know about the cottage's history. Would recommend to others

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Lasting and deeply satisfying experience

  • 5 of 5

For the first day or so, I could feel my stomach moving with excitement and awe at the incredibile,view & atmosphere.

The cottage was homely,warm and characterful. Raasay is an island of sheer rugged and arresting beauty. The peace through its serenity was invaluable.

Our liaison Sandra was fantastic,very easy going with no question too much to ask. The Raasay community store even took our order and left it in the cottage for us as we were arriving after it closed. That summed up the generosity of the people on Raasay. A deeply satisfying experience.

I would love to go back

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and that you would like to come back. We hope to see you on the island of Raasay again sometime. Sandra.
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Location

Nearest Airport
182 Kilometres
inverness,Dalcross
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Raasay Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Sconser Golf Club
Nearest Train
41 Kilometres
kyle of lochalsh
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
Churchton Bay
Car: not necessary

The beautiful island of Raasay is separated from the Isle of Skye by the Sound of raasay. A twenty minute ferry takes you from Sconser directly to the island and a two minute walk takes you to the holiday property. The island is truly a get away from it all experience. Calm and peaceful without the throngs of tourists that other parts of the west coast of Scotland experience. Take a walk up Dun Caan, or marvel at the deservedly famous Callum's Road or just simply sit and relax watching the otters and dolphins at play.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Isle of Raasay, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Winter 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Xmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short breaks are available, please email for prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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