Broad Reach

Isle of Skye
Self-catering


Magical for nature lovers, with wraparound views to the coastline of Skye. Inside: warmth, luxury and not a whisper from the wildest gale

Bed

3 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The
Experience

On a windy day you can see the waves pile into the bay and shake the boats on their moorings. It’s a beautiful spot, and the cottage is in a lofty position over it all; views reach across one of the loveliest coastlines in Britain. Like so many new Scottish houses, its exterior is simple, but inside is awash with light and luxury, fitted with every aid to contemporary living, books, art and wood-burner too. It is the very modern opposite of an old and well-worn Scottish baronial building, or even a croft: crisp, wood-floored and leather-sofa’d. There is space galore, and the bedrooms, one up, one down, are sybaritically comfortable: sparkling lights, the finest bedding, sheepskins from the owner’s craft centre. Given the strength of the winds up here, it is satisfying to know that the house is built to the highest eco standards, with triple-glazed windows and heat recovery. It is not far from Uig, the ferry port for the Outer Isles, and the islands within range are richly rewarding. Skye too is heavy with history and ineffable beauty – but you may well not want to budge from this glorious spot.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £125
Weekly price
from £825
1 House for 4
From £1253 beds2 bedrooms

Reviews

The most wonderful place to stay - luxurious, cosy and inviting. Magnificent view that you will never bore of and for us, the perfect location on Skye. The space inside and outside of the house was perfect for children.

Denise, Bristol

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Lydia Hartwell

  • Broad Reach is situated on the Waternish peninsula overlooking the historic village of Stein and with panoramic view of Loch Bay and the Outer Hebrides of North Uist and Harris.
  • Down at the lochside at Stein, there is the famous Stein Inn and the Michelin-starred Lochbay Restaurant. There are also various visitor attractions such as Skyeskyns, Skye's first five-star Visitor Attraction, art galleries and a pottery.
  • At the end of the peninsula, visitors will find Trumpan with its ruined church and graveyard. Nearby is the site of the Battle of the Spoiled Dyke between MacLeods and MacDonalds.
  • Trumpan is also one of the three Dark Sky sites on Waternish for gazing at the stars in the night sky. The nearest street light is over 20 miles away in Lochmaddy !
  • Good walks abound from the long walk to Waternish point to forestry tracks overlooking the Trotternish peninsula.
  • There are local legends with Annet's temple, a prehistoric site and the cat cairn that you pass not long after Fairly Bridge.