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Green Pastures Cottage

Green Pastures Cottage
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Green Pastures Cottage
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5.0 of 5 stars
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18 reviews
Green Pastures Cottage
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Summer view from cottage
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Kitchen
Bathroom
Lounge
King Size Bedroom
Twin Room
Cosy lounge at night
Breakfast with a view
Dawn view from cottage
Winter View from cottage
Deer on the croft in front of the cottage
View from cottage
Dawn view from cottage bedroom
Huge rainshower in bathroom
Kitchen in the evening
Dawn view from lounge
Dawn view from lounge
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Overview
Rental Home /
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Waternish, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Looking for the best self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Skye? Welcome to Green Pastures, our wonderfully cosy, luxury self-catering croft cottage at Gillen on the peaceful Waternish peninsula on the Isle of Skye, with its stunning views over the sea to Trotternish and the Outer Hebrides. Watch the sun rise over the sea from the large picture windows in the main bedroom and the lounge, relax in the peace and quiet of this very special location. What makes us special? Apart from the views, this is no sterile holiday cottage with no soul... this is a home, with character, warmth, cupboards full, personal pictures....a home from home, in luxury!!

Ideal as a romantic get away from it all for couples; or for two couples wanting a warm retreat; the cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms. The main bedroom is stylishly appointed with...
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About the owner, Helen S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL228291 by: Holiday Lettings
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Lancashir...
Lancashire
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Just returned from a wonderful week at Green Pastures. If you are looking for solitude, great views, real fires, a welcoming home from home atmosphere then look no further. This cottage is just bliss. I went with my husband and 9yr old daughter and each one of us just fell into a relaxed state of mind. The views are amazing... more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. Wow what an amazing review, we are so pleased that you loved our cottage so much. We do try to make the house feel like a home, because we know that sometimes holiday rentals can feel quite soulless and impersonal. It is lovely to light the fire and relax, isn't... more

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Kayleigh...
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Beautiful cliff side location. Quite remote and a bit far away from most of the places we visited (an oversight on our part!) but driving on Skye is a much more pleasant experience than driving on England so not a big issue! The welcome basket was a nice touch and it was great to be able to have herbs/spices/s+p etc... more

Management response:

We are so pleased that you enjoyed our cottage on your short break and found it to be peaceful and cosy. The cottage's peacefulness is partly due to it being in a quiet location but nevertheless it is only 30 minutes drive from the island's capital, Portree, and close to Dunvegan Castle and Neist Point. Skye is quite a big... more

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101cats77
Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We spent a week in Green Pastures Cottage - the weather wasn't great, blowing a gale all week. But then you don't go to Skye in February for the weather! The location of the cottage was just perfect for us - off the beaten track, which made for a very relaxing and tranquil holiday. Just what we needed before baby...

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Wheelchair Access:
    No
  • Elder Access:
    No
  • Pets Allowed:
    Ask
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Suitable for Children:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
Built at the turn of the century as a croft cottage, Green Pastures has been stylishly refurbished to ensure maximum comfort, enjoyment and convenience for our guests. The cottage is fully double glazed and has oil fired central heating throughout.

The lounge is a large room with a huge tilt 'n turn double glazed picture window overlooking the sea. Settle down here in front of the log burning stove to enjoy the views, watch the satellite TV, read a book, or plan your next walk on Skye.

In the newly installed fully equipped kitchen you will find everything you need, from dishwasher, washer dryer, electric oven, hob and contemporary extractor, fridge and freezer, and microwave to coffee maker. There is also a breakfast bar seating 4, so you can eat here too. The kitchen has zoned lig...
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$168
£116
$507
£350
Jan 30, 2016 -
Feb 26, 2016
February 2016
3 nights
$145
£100
$579
£400
Feb 27, 2016 -
Mar 18, 2016
March 2016
3 nights
$159
£110
$652
£450
Mar 19, 2016 -
Mar 25, 2016
March and Easter 2016
3 nights
$159
£110
$724
£500
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept payments by cheque, bank transfer, (preferred) or Paypal (supplement may apply for Paypal payments) in GBP . We can also accept bank transfers in your local currency - small fee may apply for overseas bank transfers due to bank charges. Special offers may apply for late availability bookings - please enquire.
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 93.2 mi
Nearest airport - Inverness (3 hours away)

Nearest Railway station - Kyle of Lochalsh(i hour away)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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