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Braes Retreat Self-Catering Apartment, Portree

Side of apartment and view down the garden to the Sound of Raasay from the seating area
5.0 of 5 bubbles
18 reviews
Side of apartment and view down the garden to the Sound of Raasay from the seating area
Side view of Braes Retreat with Glamaig Hill in the background
Kitchen area and lounge
Lounge and dining area
Rhododendrons in the garden
Garden in Spring
The stream in the garden
View from the bedroom
View from the outside seating area
View to Peinachorran from An Aird, Braes
Colours in the garden
View from the kitchen area
Glamaig from the garden
View from upstairs down to the sound of Raasay
View to the mainland from the Braes
Looking down on Peinachorran from Glamaig
Ship in the Sound of Raasay
Snow-covered Red Cuillin mountains from the Braes
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Located 8 miles south of Portree, with panoramic and ever-changing views across the sea to the island of Raasay, the one-bedroomed apartment provides the perfect base for those looking for tranquillity and stunning scenery. Recently totally refurbished and maintained to an exacting standard the apartment is both very comfortable and well-appointed. The accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen, equipped with all the usual kitchen items. A freezer and washing machine is available for use on request. A lounge-diner area makes up the rest of the ground floor, along with a shower room and beautiful bedroom upstairs which can be set up as a double or twin room, making it ideal for a couple or two friends. Braes Retreat adjoins Glamaig Cottage but has its own entrance and the property is set within a glorious garden, which has previously feat... Read more
About the Owner, Ingrid and Iain G
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 for a stay in October 2015

Gracious owners were very helpful with every request. Loved the area, the privacy, and the views. The garden was absolutely beautiful. We were very comfortable, cooked a few meals and toured the island. Only regret is that we didn't stay longer. Will long remember the sunrises I observed every morning from our bedroom window!

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

It was our first time in Scotland and on Skye. It was wonderful. Iain and Ingrid are so kind and the cottage is wonderful. It was very peaceful and relaxing. The garden is lovely and the view is absolutly fantastic.

Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Idyllic retreat set in beautiful gardens with fabulous views. We have had a wonderful stay, Ian is an excellent host and the cottage was warm and comfortable. The log burner was lit for our arrival which was lovely. Plenty of walks from the house along a quiet and unspoilt stretch of coast. A real get away from it all break...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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1 Apr 2017 -
2 Jun 2017
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3 Jun 2017 -
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3 Nov 2017
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Use of the wood-burning stove is £17 per week
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Braes Retreat is located in the quiet and peaceful crofting community of Peinchorran, 8 miles south of Portree, the capital of the Isle of Skye, on the picturesque east coast of the island, just to the north of the awe-inspiring Red Cuillin mountains.
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