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The Shieling

Uig, North East Skye

The Shieling is a cosy cottage nestled in the town of Uig on the Trotternish. Uig is the ferry port to Harris and North Uist with Calmac, and there are local boat trips operating to nearby. A few cafes, hotels and bars can be found nearby along with a well stocked local grocery store. And don't forget about the Isle of Skye Brewery and shop!

The front door leads into a small entrance hall for jackets and boots. (There is also a back or side door that takes you in to the lower floor where there is more space if needed.) The entrance hall then opens into the snug and characterful lounge / diner. There are two sofas each seating two people comfortably. There is a wood burner for cosy nights in, a flat screen TV, DVD's, and books. For dining, a folding table can be used. There are two dining chairs in the lounge with another two in the bedrooms. There will be supplies for the fire for the first night, thereafter logs will need to be purchased from a local store.

On the upper floor, along with the front door and lounge, there is the double bedroom. It has a double bed with two bedside cabinets and side lights, a wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair, hairdryer and a full length mirror.

The staircase leads down from the lounge to the lower floor, where the bathroom, kitchen and twin bedroom are located. The bathroom has a bath with electric shower over, W.C. and wash hand basin. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge freezer, double electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, cafetiere and microwave. There is also a washing machine and dishwasher for guests to use. The twin bedroom has two single beds, bedside cabinets with side lights, a wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a cot and high chair for guests to use. Please bring your own linen for the cot.

Both the front and side doors lead you into the garden where you will find a picnic bench on the lawn. There is street parking in the lay-by at the front of the property.

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