Dunhallin, North West Skye
NESTLED in a quiet 18th c.hilltop hamlet cul-de-sac, tucked away from sound and sight of passing vehicles, but only a minute to the public road, Tir nan Og is luxurious yet informal with its traditional exterior complemented by its lively contemporary interior with eco-friendly mod cons.
BREATHTAKING walks (often sighted seals, dolphins, sea eagles…) even Wild Swimming! Perfectly placed within minutes to sumptuous local fare, fine arts, crafts and adventures: acclaimed pub at ‘the Stein’, Lochbay’s Michelin star restaurant, Dandelion & Images Gallery, Divers’ Eye (fishing and boat trips); Sheepskins at Skyeskyns, Cuckoo Tree & Lynn’s Art Shed galleries. Abundant birding, fishing, painting, photography.
EXPERIENCE centuries old history in ‘real time’- when you discover our own Iron Age Broch steps from our front door!
WHEN you enjoy a 3 or 4 Night Short Break or a week or more, owners Diane and Gordon bring their years of self-catering experience and passion to create a memorable and seamless stay with everything you could wish for and more…
SELF-CATERING with its light and airy, fully equipped Country Kitchen and dramatic views over the sea. Plus a generous CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST hamper with delicious fare - Local, Fair Trade & Organic as possible*.
CONCIERGE SERVICE! Your owner hosts, Diane and Gordon are pleased to ‘meet and greet you in person, hand over keys, give you a brief orientation and are happy to answer any questions you have upon your arrival and during your stay. In season, Diane and Gordon are on-site in their separate, self-contained loft apartment, and always respect your privacy.
O’ER THE SEA Lounge & Dining. Fireplace with wood stove. NEW WonderBoom Bluetooth speaker. MP3 player. I-pod dock.CD collection. HD Flat Screen SAT TV/DVD (extensive DVD collection). Comfy sofa, seating. Bushels of books. OS maps. Touring, Walking guide. 'Goings On' Cottage Guide. Free Wi-Fi. Unlimited internet.
Your dining table may also be enjoyed as a mini-office with its multiple USB ports and Wi-Fi charger at your fingertips.
'Naked Eye' star & Aurora gazing "under one of Europe's clearest night skies" (ref: Dr. Hodgkin, Cambridge). Please enjoy our portable telescope, out and about, too!
KING BEDROOM- Lovely linens. Sheepskin rugs. Built-in wardrobe. 'Morning Style sitting area. EN-SUITE shower room. Walk-in 3-way massage & drenching shower. Bidet. Twin sinks. Hypo-allergenic toiletries. 'REAL ‘Loofahs. 100% Egyptian Cotton towel sets. Towel Warmer. Guest BATHROBES.
COUNTRY KITCHEN: A-rated integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Ceramic hob/ double oven cooker, Inversion Microwave(PBA/PET free micro-ware). and everything you could wish for! LAUNDRY room Eco-washing machine & dryer. Laundry, cleaning supplies. Easy glide iron. Dyson vac
A ‘DE-STRESSOR’ IMMERSION awaits guests in the comfort and privacy of Tir nan Og Cottage - curated by Diane, a Treasure Chest filled with Heated Shiatsu Massagers. Easy Meditation/T'ai Ch'i/ & Yoga Guides. Soothing music. Soft slippers and throws.
ECO-SAVING Zoned Underfloor heating throughout. Eco Air-source heat pump provides all hot water. LED Lighting. NEW Eco-Ceiling fans for warmish days.
OUT & ABOUT. New fully kitted out Picnic Basket & blanket Foldaway seats.
SEA VIEW GARDEN: NEW 'wild-fire safe' electric grill, seating throughout. Cosy Summerhouse. Guest Bicycle Shed. Log/kindling shed.
PRIVATE PARKING beside the cottage. Outdoor sensor lights. Cottage access via Front and Garden doors.
SAFETY - Fire Extinguisher. Fire Blanket. Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors. First Aid Kit. Torches. Posted Emergency information.
COMPLIMENTARY, ‘GUESTS ONLY’ BESPOKE EXPERIENCE. Whilst you stay at Tir nan Og Cottage, Diane and Gordon personally invite you to visit their painting studio**. View original paintings, prints and their unique process whilst you relax with freshly brewed tea and home baking - icy lemonade on warmish days.
*Sample Continental Breakfast: Local, Fair Trade and Organic as possible: Pressed Juice, Milk, Fresh loaf, Scottish cheese, yogurt, butter, jam, cereals, free range eggs, ground Dutch coffee, La Perruche pure cane rough sugar lumps. Scottish, Herbal & Green teas. Hebridean Sea Salt. Pepper. Cruet of Virgin Olive Oil.
**Diane and Gordon’s Painting & Print Studio is located in a separate, self-contained cottage wing and is never open to the public whilst guests are in residence.