Timber House Self Catering

 

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Timber House
Skye & Lochalsh

Loch View Wi Fi Non Smoking

Location: Skinidin - Isle of Skye | Sleeps: 4

Price Range: £565 - £945 | Christmas: £975 | New Year: £975

About Timber House

Timber House, Skinidin - Isle of Skye

Timber House - Skinidin - Isle of Skye - self catering cottage, sleeps 4 - Log fire

 

Timber House, a self catering property with a difference. An eco-friendly house, larch clad and built to blend into the landscape of this beautiful environment, offers all the qualities of modern living. The house is warm and airy, the large windows give you the most fantastic views. You certainly would not want to miss out on views like these, on a clear day you can see Skye's most majestic peaks, the Cuillins.  There is no where on Skye that is too far for a day’s outing. Portree the ‘capital’ of Skye is about half an hour’s drive from the Timber house. Dunvegan castle and gardens are just a few miles and from here you can also take a boat trip and visit the seal islands and of course the wonderful coral beaches just north of Dunvegan.

The house is detached and has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a utility room and a large open plan ground floor with interconnecting kitchen, dining and living room areas. In addition to the stunning panoramic views across the loch from the open glazed areas, the house has a wood-burning stove to ensure the elements are always kept at bay. 

The Timber House is only a few minutes walk from the famous 'Three Chimneys' restaurant, arguably one of the finest restaurants in Scotland. The small hamlet of Glendale, 3 miles, also has a small licensed restaurant, village store and post office.



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Facilities

Downstairs

  • Lounge area with stunning views of MacLeods table, the Cuillin and the loch - real log fire, satellite TV, DVD player. Broadband internet access - WiFi.
  • Kitchen, equipment includes - Fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, electric hob oven and grill.  Mini freezer in the utility room.
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wet room, with hand basin and toilet.
    External decked area.

Upstairs

  • Double bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom has bath, hand basin and toilet.
  • Cot and high chair available

Included in the price

  • Electricity and 1 bag of logs provided
  • Bed linen and towels 

Good housekeeping deposit of £75.00 required

Best Features

  • Idyllic West coast location
  • Close to beach and very popular Three Chimneys restaurant
  • Great location for touring both coast and inland highlands

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The Timber House Timber House from the back Dining area with views
Lounge with wood burning stove Lounge Kitchen area
Kitchen dining area Double bedroom Decking overlooking the loch
The Cullin

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Reviews

The latest reviews for Timber House can be found below.

Reviewed on 07/01/2014 by

The reviews we read before booking are totally true! A most fabulous bolt hole in a truly beautiful location. Timberhouse is very well equiped; the kitchen inventory was particularly impressive. With no restaurants open it was great to have everything needed to cook a festive feast. The weather threw it's worst at us; a little worrying to see the floor to ceiling glass bowing in the wind!! But Timberhouse kept us warm & snug.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 13/06/2013 by

The Timber House was just what we needed...tranquil, peaceful, a great retreat from the fast pace of every day life. The views from the amazing windows were ever-changing from morning to night....every day offered us something new and unique. We even saw otters! This should be prescribed on the NHS as a stress-management tool...absolutely wonderful.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 15/03/2013 by

Easy to book, good communication,fantastic building, lovely welcome pack, everything as described and better. I could not recommend this site more, we will definitely use again when we head back North

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 21/10/2012 by

A lovely house that is stylishly furnished (we'd love to live in a house like this all year round!). Despite it's minimalist design, it is very cosy and it's location guarantees peace and quite. A great place to stay any time of the year.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 26/06/2012 by

Great house, fantastic location. Certainly hope to come back.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 29/05/2012 by

Timber house is a very pleasant place to stay, contempory house with stunning views. We wish we would have stay even longer. Highly recommended.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 02/04/2012 by

Fantastic break in a wonderful contemporary house. The timber house is ideally located in Skye, close to the small town of dunveggan, whilst being far enough away to make you feel as though you are alone in the beautiful setting ! Can't wait to book again for next year.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 30/08/2011 by

Skye has got into our blood and we've returned again and again - finding Timber House has been icing on the cake. Every time we looked out the huge windows we didn't know if we'd be greeted by dancing stoats, racing sheep, wandering highland cattle or lazy, basking seals. The only downside of Timber House is how you feel when you have to leave.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 21/06/2011 by

We have been coming to the Timber House every year since 2008 and we love it. Great location, great eating less than a mile away at The 3 Chimneys or in Dunvegan, easy access to the rest of Skye. However the best bit about the house aside from it being extremely easy to live in is the most wonderful panoramic views from the windows - stunning! There is always something to see - seals basking on the shores or playing in the loch or an amazing variety of birds. We are always sad to leave.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 26/07/2009 by

Timber house is an amazing design. It is so light and clean with very good quality apppliances and comfortable beds and bright modern decor.<br><br>We found Timber House beautifully placed just above and over looking the end of a loch where there were lovely views over the water. The little town of Dunvegan was not too far to drive and had some good little shops for our daily needs. There were many interesting cliffs and beaches to walk and explore. <br><br>All the administrative arrangements were straight forward.<br><br>We hope we shall be able to come back for another visit.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 09/07/2009 by

My partner and I had a wonderful one-week stay in Timber House in May 2009. The house itself is very smart and well-equipped, and the location in Skinidin on Skye is lovely with views over the loch toward Dunvegan and the surrounding countryside. The location is convenient to all activities and sightseeing in northern Skye but a little out of the way for southern Skye attractions, although it is still quite easy to get to the Cuillins. In short, we highly recommend the Timber House for a peaceful and comfortable Skye holiday.

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


Reviewed on 24/06/2009 by

&#092;wonderfully fitted out holiday house, lovely area a perfect place to stop on the beautiful island of Skye

Rating: 4/5 - Very Good


Reviewed on 01/09/2008 by

We had a wonderful time at the Timber House at Skinidin. The house was immaculate, really comfortable, with lovely bed linen on made beds which was fantastic, and the housekeeper had left us a bottle of wine, biscuits and fruit which were very much appreciated. We have rented many cottages over the years and this was definately the best we have found.<br>

Rating: 5/5 - Excellent


 

Wilderness Cottages Rating

Timber House is rated as
Excellent

The average guest rating for this property is 4.9/5 from 13 reviews.

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