Wishing Well Cottage is a stylish and contemporary house located just five miles from Portree at Camastianavaig. The property built to the latest ‘R’ House design is tastefully furnished and is well-appointed, it’s light and modern interior is open-plan and enjoys views to Tianavaig Bay and beyond. The house is ideal for those guests looking for something a bit more different than the traditional houses that are found on the island, and the location an ideal base for exploring the island.
The accommodation is located over two levels, with the downstairs featuring an open plan living area, with floor to ceiling windows, oak flooring and under-floor heating. The kitchen is well equipped with all the usual appliances and has a dining area ideally placed to enjoy the views to the garden and beyond. Additional facilities on this floor include a utility room and a small cloakroom.
The bedrooms are located on the first floor, the master with a double bed and a twin. Both bedrooms have combed ceiling and velux windows and enjoy views to the garden and to Tianavaig Bay in the distance. Completing the facilities on this level is a well equipped shower room. Outside the house sits in a third of an acre of garden and is an ideal place to sit and relax after a day exploring.
Portree has everything a visitor could wish for including banks, churches, cafes and restaurants, gift and book shops, a supermarket and a tourist information centre. Portree also boasts excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool and pony-trekking is available. The centre of life in Portree has to be its harbour. This is set beautifully, being surrounded by high ground and cliffs. Today the harbour continues to be used by fishing boats, but is also home to the companies that offer boat cruises.
Being the cultural hub for the island, one of the main attractions in Portree, is the award-winning Aros Centre running regular theatre, concerts and film screenings. The centre also provides an exhibition capturing the drama of Skye’s history, an extraordinary RSPB exhibit with live and recorded footage of rare sea eagles along with an audio-visual presentation giving a spectacular aerial view of Skye’s incredible landscapes.
Staircase leading up to -
A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £75.00 is required at this property.
The house is in a stunning setting and within a good distance of Portree. The prearrival information was good which made getting there pretty easy. The property is modern, very clean and of a high standard. It offers a great base for Skye. We were fortunate to have some sunshine which made this beautiful place even more special. We hire holiday cottages a lot and there were some mainly small things that would make a big difference to us. The first is a big thing - for a property in this price range, a good quality king size bed with a good mattress is a must, and high quality bedding. Secondly, we like to watch films when we are away, in fact we bought some specifically for our trip, so a TV that is proportionate to the size of the room and a DVD player are also important to us. Finally, and a small thing, some basic provisions for arrival seem to be quite common in holiday properties now - milk, bread and butter maybe, and often a bottle of wine to welcome you. I hope this feedback is useful.
Wilderness Cottages Replied...
Dear Mrs Twelves, thank you for your feedback and review. We are pleased that you found the pre arrival information for the property easy to follow and that the house was clean and to a high standard. The beds provided in the property are brand new with good bed linen and mattresses and are surprised on the comment about these. We have passed on the information regarding the TV and DVD to the owners. They have provided a flat screen TV and satellite with over 1500 channels which guests have enjoyed using, unfortunately a DVD player is not provided. As all our properties are individually owned and it therefore depends on the owner regarding welcome packs etc. However in remote locations it is sometimes difficult to leave fresh produce and we are sorry if the lack of this detracted from your stay.