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Lounge/diner complete with upright piano, sea views, cosy woodburner, Wifi, DVD and TV
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Lounge/diner complete with upright piano, sea views, cosy woodburner, Wifi, DVD and TV
Waterside Cottage with the sea behind A cosy woodburner makes winter stays as cosy as summer ones
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Lounge/diner complete with upright piano, sea views, cosy woodburner, Wifi, DVD and TV
Waterside Cottage with the sea behind
A cosy woodburner makes winter stays as cosy as summer ones
Lounge diner
Dining table
The conservatory looking out over the garden and sea
Guests love our vintage kitchen - it may be traditional but it is very well stocked
Kingsize bedroom
Downstairs ensuite bedroom
Upstairs double bedroom
Upstairs twin bedroom - can be a supering
Downstairs shower
Downstairs ensuite
The beach, a couple of minutes walk from the house with wonderful birdlife
View from the edge of the garden at sunset
The shore in front of the cottage at low tide, fabulous for bird watching
Sunset over the bay
Waterside in summer
Our lovely cottage garden coming into flower
Waterside Cottage with the sea beyond
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Broadford, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Fozzie59
Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Brilliant holiday rental”
Reviewed May 27, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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We were lucky to enjoy some fantastic weather during our week but even if it had rained all week we would have enjoyed spending time at this comfortable home from home. The house is on the main road into Broadford but you are not disturbed by road noise at night. The views are wonderful and the log burning stove kept us cosy in the evenings. There are plenty of books and games for wet days too. The house backs on to the shore making it ideal for dogs and kids. It was so nice to be able to take the dog to a lovely, comfortable house. The welcome pack was much appreciated as were the information folders. This house would work equally well for a large family or four couples. Plenty of off road parking. Friendly hotel across the road for a drink or a meal.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Foodster7...
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Amazing comfortable cottage with great location and superb facilities”
Reviewed April 12, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Where to start? We loved the cottage and the location. Everything and more with a beach just off the garden and shops, restaurants and just off the main road making it easy to explore the island. The owners have thought of everything you need from binoculars,barbecue, plastic plates and spoons for the younglings to a wonderful log fire add in all mod cons such as wifi, dvd player and books and games and we just felt it was a home from home. The cottage is quirky with good sized rooms and what we all agreed to be the comfiest beds ever. We didn't want to leave but Im sure we will be back.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: 10 o'clock check out
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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rymanii
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“If you are looking for a fabulous large cottage with everything you could wish for, Waterside Cottage is the one”
Reviewed March 16, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We rented this cottage as a base from which to tour Skye. Convenient location close to the Kyle of Lochalsh meant that it was easy to reach from the mainland. Inside, the place exudes warmth and cosiness and the furnishings and fittings make it a very comfortable place to stay. Bags of room for everyone and great bathrooms and shower rooms made easy work of getting ready for each day. Fiona has thought of everything when creating this home from home. It is so unlike most holiday rental properties as it really is a proper home and not just a bland self catering facility.

With the Co-op store , fuel station and abundant other shops only a short walk or quick drive away, this place makes a fantastic base for a holiday.

I would definitely recommend Waterside Cottage to anyone thinking of staying on Skye, and whilst I didn't meet Fiona, booking communications were quick and easy and very friendly.

Book this place and I fail to see how you could be disappointed.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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barrowford
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic cottage to stay on Isle of Skye”
Reviewed November 11, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

We stayed at Waterside for a week, amazing views and a great location with a lovely treat box and a prepared fire to cheer us up after a long drive it was a perfect start to a week away. Waterside has all that you need and you either turn off or use the Wifi to keep in touch when required, we loved it and would recommend to anyone who wants a cosy base to see the Isle of Skye.

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Liked best: The log fire
Liked least: Having to leave
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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J H
Wisbech, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great holiday”
Reviewed October 15, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Had a wonderful week staying at Waterside Cottage. Fiona made sure everything you could need was in place. Sitting in the garden watching wildlife was wonderful.
Easy drive to mainland Scotland or round Island. We spend most of our time looking at the wonderful scenery on Skye or sitting in the garden which went directly to the beach.
Great to have three bathrooms (one on-suite). Meant each couple had separate bathroom.

We felt very welcome - a real home from home.
If you want to have a relaxing enjoyable, fuss free holiday, - look nowhere else.
Many thanks to Fiona for a great stay.

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Liked best: Easy to find, well appointed with relaxing garden
Liked least: Leaving - everything else very good
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Paul H
Durham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Location, Location, Location”
Reviewed September 1, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Just sit in the garden and enjoy the wonderful views and wildlife, although the cottage is next to the main road, this does not cause any noise problems in the cottage or in the garden. The cottage itself is comfortable with everything you could want and then some, the log burner in the lounge made it very cozy on a night. There are plenty of places to eat near at hand, information can be found on were to eat, things to do etc in the extensive information pack that Fiona has put together for guests. She was also very quick and happy to respond to any queries that we had. We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at Waterside Cottage and would be happy to recommend.

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Liked best: Sitting in the garden and enjoy the wonderful views
Liked least: Only stayed for one week
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Hebe123
Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home from home! Excellent thoughtful service.”
Reviewed July 24, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at this cottage, and it was excellent. Two seniors down to a young child and we all enjoyed our stay. Fiona had thought of everything, some essentials in the kitchen cupboard, books to read, dog and human welcome goodies, good advice about things to do, even a cuddly toy on the bed for the youngest member of the group. She even left a dog pen outside so the dogs could come and go as needed. Incredibly thoughtful. Excellently situated, not far from amenities and right on the beach for all us all to paddle, fly kites, play in the sand and the sea, and generally keep everyone amused.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: The weather
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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