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Uiginish Lodge

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7 Nights  

  • £1700  to  £2600

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Short Breaks

  • The property is only available for a minimum of 7 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    12

  • Bedrooms

    6 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Please
    Enquire

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner

About Uiginish Lodge

Uiginish Lodge is a stunning holiday house sitting in a truly spectacular position overlooking Dunvegan Loch and Castle on the Isle of Skye. Sleeping twelve guests in six comfortable bedrooms, it is perfect for large family self-catering holidays or a get together with a group of friends. The huge open plan kitchen and living area, which stretches the entire length of the house, is the perfect sociable space for lazy morning coffees, long leisurely lunches or an evening drink with the chef. It’s unlikely that you will tire of cooking in this gorgeous kitchen, but if you want a night off, the Three Chimneys restaurant is just two miles away or seafood lovers should head to the Stein Inn or Lochbay Seafood restaurant in Stein.

The woodburning stove ensures Uiginish Lodge is kept cosy year-round, whilst the comfortable snug and library are perfect to retreat to with a good book or to snuggle up in front of the TV. With views of either the loch or mountains from each bedroom you would be forgiven for having that extra cup of tea in bed each morning. Or hardy souls can stroll across the lawn and enjoy a pre-breakfast swim in the sea. Located at the end of a single-track road, your only neighbours are sheep and the only sounds are birdsong and the gentle lapping of the sea. The three-acre garden is a lovely spot to relax and at the bottom of the lawn you can cross a field to reach the rocky seashore where there are also fantastic views of Dunvegan Castle.

When you are ready to leave this fantastic house and gardens there are plenty of walks to explore along the shore, up high on the cliffs or in the mountains. The Tables of MacLeod are just a few minutes away in the car, or half an hour away keen walkers can explore the mighty Cuillins. If you are looking for something with a bit less ‘up’, the walk to Coral Beach, just north of Dunvegan, is perfect for little legs looking for an adventure. Pack a picnic and make a day of it. The beach, which is made from crushed white coral, looks tropical when the sun comes out. You might even be tempted for a swim! From Dunvegan Castle you can also take a boat trip. Keep your eyes peeled for the resident seals! Or head to the other side of the peninsular to the lighthouse at Neist Point. Take your binoculars and see if you can spot a variety of sea birds – or even a whale if you are lucky. If you want to venture further afield you can even take a boat trip to visit the islands of Muck, Rhum and Eigg for the day.

Slightly further afield but still within driving distance is the Quiraing with views that will stay with you forever, the Fairy Pools (don't forget your towel if you are feeling brave enough for the plunge) and Tallisker Distillery for those all important holiday gifts! It is also possible to take a boat trip to the World UNESCO site of St Kilda.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Clare Taylor joined Independent Cottages in March 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Games Room
  • Kingsize +
  • Piano
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Scottish Islands)

Spacious holiday house over three floors with stunning views across the lawn to Loch Dunvegan.

Accommodation comprises:

Downstairs:

  • The chef doesn't need to cook alone in this gorgeous open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which stretches the full width of the house with the wood burner stove at one end and the well equipped kitchen at the other. It overlooks the lawn and Loch Dunvegan.
  • The snug, leading off the kitchen, is the perfect spot to watch TV or curl up with a book.
  • Large hall with a (electric) baby grand piano.
  • Access to...

Two floor annex with:

  • Large utility room on the ground floor with a second fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave.
  • Shower room with WC.
  • A separate narrow stairway takes you upstairs to the games room with table tennis, table football and darts board.

First Floor:

  • A second open plan sitting room with gorgeous views of Loch Dunvegan.
  • Double bedroom with views over the water.
  • Twin bedroom with more of those fabulous views over the water.
  • Huge family bathroom with bath (including hand held shower attachment), separate shower cubicle, two wash basins and WC.
  • Twin bedroom with views over Macleod's Tables

Second Floor:

  • Well stocked library on the landing is the perfect place to find yourself a good book.
  • Double bedroom with views over the Loch.
  • Double bedroom with views of the mountains.
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath with hand held shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
  • Additional WC.

Outside: Uiginish Lodge is surrounded by three acres of beautiful gardens and is not overlooked (unless you count the sheep!). The large lawn at the front of the house faces Loch Dunvegan. There is a stile at the end of the lawn which leads onto a paddock with sheep, and the shore of the loch. At the rear of the house you will find a more rugged area with ruinous old dovecote and steading (out of bounds to holiday makers) and stream. Please note that livestock has access to the rear garden, but not the front lawn!

Additional information: Bed linen and towels are included. Please note a refundable £500 security deposit is required before the start of your holiday. There is parking for four cars. Well trained dogs may be allowed with prior consent from the owner but please note that Uiginish Lodge sits next to a working farm so dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

Uiginish Lodge Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms (3 Doubles & 3 Twins)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Dogs allowed on request - please enquire with property owner
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1700
To £2600
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
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Clare Taylor
Member Since March 2021

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Uiginish Lodge 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 15th April 2021
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