Viking inspired living

Inspired by the islands Viking heritage, THE LONG HOUSE is a unique architect designed contemporary coastal self catering property, situated within its own grounds on an elevated position overlooking the spectacular Duirinish Peninsula in North West Skye, enjoying uninterrupted views to Dunvegan Head, Loch Pooltiel and beyond, this bespoke property provides 3 en-suite double bedrooms and a delightful open plan living area.

INSIDE

OUTSIDE

Recently built, THE LONG HOUSE benefits from a renewable air source heating system providing ecologically efficient under-floor heating and hot water. Downstairs all rooms have polished concrete floors, with the upper areas being fully carpeted. All kitchen appliances are electric, including the induction hob. The central kitchen island houses the fridge, freezer and storage areas. A utility room \ main entrance, contains a washer drier. The ground floor en-suite has a large walk-in shower, with both upstairs en-suite bathrooms containing baths / showers. BT Broadband Wifi is provided with a 4G mobile network also available. A smart television with a range of DVDs is on hand for the odd inclement day!

 

The property enjoys a full length decked area facing the loch where seals and  Sea Eagles can be seen, deer are also a regular visitors to THE LONG HOUSE grounds (best glimpsed at dawn break and sunset), and being a crofting community expect to see sheep wandering everywhere.

 

A short walk down the hill is Meanish Pier where fresh sea produce can be bought directly from the local fishermen, here dolphins and whales can be spotted against the backdrop of the distant mountains of the Outer Hebrides.

 

WHERE

WE ARE

A magical setting within a stunning landscape , Glendale and Lower Milovaig are the perfect place for a getaway and an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of the island. Areas of interest close by are Neist Point Lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle & MacCrimmon Cairn. Walking routes along the Quirang, Trotternish Ridge and the Glens of the Cuillin mountains are within easy reach of Glendale. The Glendale area offers numerous opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hill-walking, fishing, sailing and cycling. There are also many artists and makers in the locality as well as the delicious Cafe Lephin which is just ten minutes down the road.

THE NITTY

GRITTY

A housekeeper lives locally and will be the first point of contact for any issues, questions or local advice. Her phone number will be provided in the information folder which stays in the home. THE LONG HOUSE  has been designed as a family home however, it use is not suitable for young children, the staircase is an open design and a natural pond is located close to the home, therefore we can't accommodate children below the age of 12. No pets are allowed. Also, the property is strictly no smoking

To make the very most out of your stay,

a car is essential.

 

2 miles to Glendale shop and Post Office

5 miles to Three Chimneys restaurant

10 miles to Dunvegan Castle and village

18 miles to Loch Bay by Michael Smith,

28 miles to Talisker whisky distillery

31 miles to Portree

48 miles to Kinloch Lodge

55 miles to Skye Bridge (toll free)

142 miles to Inverness airport

 

YOUR

NEXT STEP

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WHERE

WE ARE

We are located right at the north west tip of the Isle of Skye.

WHAT

YOU SAY

Oliwia - September 2019

Me and my family stayed for 3 nights in the long house and we had so much fun and made incredible memorise there! Many Thanks to Brenda our fantastic host, very helpful and can’t describe How much we are grateful for amazing atmosphere and cleanness of the house. Will visit again for sure! Thank you for your help, we really appreciate everything!

 

Robert - August 2019

Striking modern property in a stunning location. All the amenities top notch. Super helpful owners. It is very much a get away from it all location. 10 miles down a single track road with passing places. An hour's drive from the nearest supermarket. Solitude and stunning scenery in high comfort.

 

Cameron - August 2019

We loved our stay at the long house. The accommodation is perfect, clean, stylish and in an amazing setting. Sitting outside on the decking with binoculars looking for sea life in Loch Pooltiel was a particular highlight. Brenda was a great host and was always at hand to answer queries we had. Will definitely be back in the future.

 

Heike - August 2019

Brenda's house is a great place for a true nature loving family to stay. It offers everything to feel like home and has a stunning view. Sky is an amazingly beautiful island and I can only recommend to visit and explore it. We had a wonderful family time.

WHO

WE ARE

I'm Brenda, a Mum, Dog & Chicken owner and wife to a gorgeous engineer called Gary. We adore our house on Skye and would love other people to be able to sample the stunning views, tranquillity and beauty of Glendale and Lower Milovaig. Also, we are very proud of our 'wee shed' over-looking Loch Poolteil and would be pleased for people to be able to relax and enjoy this special house in a very special place. Brenda.

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