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 Kirsty's Cottage - Braes, Isle of Skye

Self Catering Cottage Accommodation on Skye

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Self Catering Traditional Croft Cottage on Skye

Idyllically situated traditional Skye croft cottage by the sea shore with stunning views of the Cuillin Hills.

The cottage has double and twin bedrooms upstairs. The new Sunroom is an ideal place to relax or dine and enjoy views to the sea shore where seals bask on the rocks. The well insulated cottage has a cosy wood burning stove in the living room, underfloor heating and an immersion heater provides hot water.

There is a spacious, enclosed garden with patio area - ideal for all the family.

Peinachorran is part of a township called The Braes, historically famous following the battle over land there during the 19th century. The town of Portree, capital of Skye, is about fifteen minutes drive from the cottage, and there you can find a host of amenities including Leisure Centre, Library,Cinema and a variety of restaurants and shops.

Climbing, walking and sight-seeing are all available on the doorstep. Wildlife is all around you. From the sun room you can watch seals laze on a rock at the waters edge. When you are out, always keep an eye out for a glimpse of an otter, a golden eagle, or even a sea eagle. The deserted shore of Loch Sligachan, ideal for beach combing is a short stroll.  A sandy beach ideal for swimming and picnics is also within easy reach.

Property Information

The property is equipped to a very comfortable standard, and is of the traditional Skye croft house design.

Ground Floor
Kitchen: Gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, sink.dining table & chairs.

Living Room: Wood burning stove, sofas, TV inc Freeview, DVD/CD player




Sunroom: Dining area, sofa, cd player/ipod docking station


Bathroom: Electric shower, bath, toilet, wash hand basin.




Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Two single beds.

This is provided by electric underfloor heating  on the ground floor. An immersion heater provides hot water, and in the evenings the wood burning stove in the living room will keep you cosy.There are additional portable heaters if required.


The large garden is completely enclosed, it has a picnic table with seating, ideal for families. The croft leads down to the loch side, and you are free to walk anywhere in the township and on the seashore.


Contact Details

Cottage Address:
Kirsty's Cottage
2 Peinachorran
The Braes
by Portree
Isle of Skye
IV51 9LL

Owner's Contact Details:
Telephone: 01478 650349

Mobile:07765 628 778
Email: andydawnkerr@btinternet.com


- How to get to Peinachorran
(1) From the Skye bridge, follow signs to Portree (28 miles).
(2) 2 miles before Portree, which you will see in the distance, turn RIGHT to Braes.
(3) Go STRAIGHT along single track road for 3/4 mile to junction.
(4) Turn RIGHT, following sign for Braes.
(5) Keep going STRAIGHT along single track road for 4 miles, turn left at T junction signposted Peinachorran, this road follows the coastline. At the next T junction turn left continue to the  end of the road.
(6) TURN at parking place and COME BACK 3 houses to black tin roofed cottage with large tree in garden.
(7) You have arrived! Welcome


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