Located on Broadford Bay with its own private access to the shore, yet within walking distance of shops, cafes and restaurants, Waterside Cottage makes a perfect setting to enjoy time with friends and family.
For many years a family home, Waterside has been lovingly decorated to be a cosy haven, with all the comfort you would expect and an extra bit of luxury thrown in. Enjoy hotel quality linens, luxurious Arran Aromatic toiletries, a wood-burning stove for cosy nights in and a piano to entertain.
And when not out exploring, guests can choose from books, toys, DVDs and games or borrow a pair of wellies and head down to explore the island, rockpools and the beach.
What makes a stay at Waterside Cottage unique?
Waterside Cottage enjoys a spectacular location. The view from the garden takes in the impressive slopes of Beinn na Caillach, across to the islands of Raasay and Pabay and out to the hills of Applecross. The shore is a haven for birdlife from resident curlews, oystercatchers and herons to migratory flocks just passing through. The bay itself is perfect for kayaking, (bring your own or hire them locally) or, for those brave enough, a quick dip.
The Cottage makes an excellent base for visiting the whole of Skye as well as the famous Eilean Donan Castle and the beautiful villages of Plockton and Glenelg. The restaurants, shops and pubs of Broadford village are within walking distance.
What is the capacity for Waterside Cottage?
Waterside Cottage sleeps 8 people and accepts up to two well-behaved dogs by prior arrangement. Please note the garden is not enclosed.
- Lounge/diner with wood burning stove, Freesat TV and DVD and MP3 player
- Kitchen with utility room off
- Sun room
- Downstairs double room with ensuite shower room x 1
- King room x 1
- Twin room x 1
- Double x 1
- Shower room
- Family bathroom
Outside the garden has outdoor seating and there is private access to the shore.
Pets are welcome by arrangement for a small fee.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Broadford area?
Broadford is Skye's second largest settlement and is home to a number of excellent restaurants, cafes and shops with. There are excellent walks nearby including a number from the door and access to easy off-road cycling routes. Take binoculars to spot seals nearby.
There is a large supermarket and petrol station in the village along with usual amenities including a pharmacy and post office.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The Cottage is located a two minute walk away from the excellent Hebridean Inn, serving locally sourced dishes to eat in or take away at reasonable prices. A little further afield in the village itself choose from restaurants with Scottish, Italian or Spanish themes including the Claymore with its renowned seafood menu, Creelers, Cafe Sia and Harbour Lights. Excellent cafes can be found at Deli Gasta and Cafe Sia.
A short drive away is the beautiful Sleat Peninsula which boasts a number of great restaurants, hotels and cafes as well as Skye's newest distillery at Knock Bay or head back to the mainland to sample the delights of the Plockton Inn and Plockton Hotel in one of Scotland's most scenic villages.
Waterside Cottage shares a parking area with Waterside Cabin. The Cabin is screened from the garden and house by a high fence offering peace and quiet for both parties. Guests are asked to be quiet in the garden after 10pm.