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Kelpie Cottage

 

Isle of Skye

 

Prices start as low as £380 pw. up to £550 high season.No hidden extra's.

I am sorry I don't take dogs,as many of my guests have alergies.

I have 2 weeks vacant during my lambing period, please read on for details              

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is still time to book a spring break The island is much quieter during the spring months and the scenery is fantastic , the light makes photos amazing. plenty of stunning waterfalls and more chances to see the wildlife and eagles, the skies are my past time in the winter with the Northern lights and the amazing starie skies. No light polution makes all the difference. The northern lights can be seen from the cottage door and are definetly worth seeing. if you are looking for a nice peaceful break then don't hesitate to get in touch, I am open all year around

 

Summer really begins at Easter, the nights begin to get lighter giving you those extra hours to explore the island or a late evening walk around the loch, the sunsets are beautiful with magnificent views over the outer isles.

 

 

In the small secluded township of Waterstein in the most westerly point on Skye lies Kelpie cottage.This delightful cottage was beautifully converted in 2009 to offer spacious accomodation of the highest quality for couples. The cottage is surrounded by mature ,well kept gardens for you to enjoy.It overlooks Loch Mor and is within walking distance of Neist Point Lighthouse, 2miles from the Red Roof Cafe and 7 miles from the  famous Three Chimneys Restaurant. this location is one of many all inspiring parts of Skye,with the magnificent sea cliffs overlooking the outer isles, and its beautiful sunsets,golden eagles and sea eagles, whales, basking sharks,dolphins, otters, deer and so much more, this is the perfect  place to get away from it all, to experience the magic of Eilean a Cheo, THE MISTY ISLE. 

 

 

 Out of season;Special Holidays

 

 Lambing;During  april for 4 weeks, if you are staying in Kelpie Cottage you can visit the lambing shed at any time day or night. Join in or just watch as 66 lambs are being born inc. 2 sets of triplets. A unique experience that you will cherish forever.

 April 2nd for 3/4 weeks

 

 

Crafting holidays  Starting anytime from  sept 2017,to March 2018 ,OPTIONAL !

 

If you or you partner are interest in painting or any of the crafts I mention in my "whats on " page, then you can book a weeks holiday in Kelpie and learn any of these crafts, I have a large fitted out workshop and all you pay for is the materials you use, Charges for Kelpie are the same,If you are interested please give me a ring on 01470511384 or email me on kelpiecottage@gmail.com and have a chat about what you would like to do, it will still leave time for you to explore this beautiful island, We can work out hours you would like to paint or craft and when you would like to explore.

kELPIE cottage is available during the winter months for ordinery holidays too Crafting holidays are an extra service if required, please let me know when you book, thankyou.

 

Northern lights can be seen from oct to april from the cottage door, if you have a camera with slow shutter speed you will be able to take photos of the lights when you can't see them with the naked eye. The winter skies are  amazing. the stars are so clear, you can see the satalites, and the creators on the moon, I do supply a telescope in the cottage too.

 

Kelpie cottage is situated opposite Loch Mor, a very safe fresh water loch ideal for water sports, if you would like to bring canoes, wind surfers etc with you I have ample storage space to keep them when not in use. This goes for cycles too.

 

 

 

LADIES; MY COTTAGE IS VERY SAFE, IF YOU LIVE ALONE AND WOULD LIKE  A HOLIDAY YOU WILL  ENJOY KELPIE COTTAGE ; I know feeling secure is very important, I don't mind showing you around the island and going for walks with you,if you would like some company, I have a flock of 60 sheep and also make all the gifts that I sell in my craft shop  if you would like to join me in any of my activities you will be very welcome to do so, or just enjoy a lovely holiday,   ,PLEASE GIVE ME A RING, and have a chat

 

 

    

KELPIE COTTAGE, WATERSTEIN, OVER LOOKING LOCH MOR, IN A BEAUTIFUL CORNER OF SKYE                                                                                

All enquiries:

Contact  Linda Jackson on

01470 511384 

or Email at kelpiecottage@gmail.com

Alternatively write to Linda Jackson,

1 Waterstein, Glendale, Isle of Skye, IV558WT

Please forward booking forms to the above address.

 

The Kelpie or Each Uisge (water horse) is a mythical creature that inhabits various Lochs and streams in the Highlands. Loch Mor claims to be home to one such creature. A close encounter is thankfully unlikely; more likely is an encounter with one of the many creatures that share his domain. Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles, Otters, Foxes and more recently Red Deer have all made this their home. The spectacular sea cliffs make the perfect vantage point to spot Mink Whales, Basking Sharks, Porpoise, Dolphins, Seals and the varied groups of Sea Birds.a perfect retreat for bird watchers.

It took 3 weeks to carve this Kelpie on the cottage door.

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