Isle of Skye Butt & Beinne for (second !) honeymooners or, getting away

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
TV, DVD player
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, bed sheets

Overview of Isle of Skye Butt & Beinne for (second !) honeymooners or, getting away

Entire homePrivate host

Isle of Skye Butt & Beinne for (second !) honeymooners or, getting away

4.5/5 Wonderful

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 3

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Barbecue grill
Isle of Skye, SCT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGlenelg Brochs30 min drive
  • Popular LocationCaisteal Maol31 min drive
  • Popular LocationGlas Eilean43 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 3
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Isle of Skye Butt & Beinne for (second !) honeymooners or, getting away

Cottage in Isle of Skye with kitchen
This charmingly modernised 1880's-built 'Butt & Beinne' (letting Saturday-to-Saturday) and is a romantic place for (second !) honeymooners or self catering holidaymakers to get away from it all. The bedroom has been part re-furbished in Winter of 2019. Sit and watch the tides from the picture window, visit the Otter Hide or, on walks along the shore, see seals and sea eagle. At night you may see Red Deer and even one of our resident Pine Marten or two. There are breathtaking views in every direction and the cottage is reached over a sturdy wooden bridge. It is around 90 meters from the shore. Arrive 'Over the sea to Skye' in true romantic fashion via the five car ferry from Glenelg (operating only from Easter to October but check with Glenelg-Kylerhea Ferry website first.) A very scenic 10 mile drive takes you to a full range of shops, restaurants, hotels and a bank in Broadford, whence boat and fishing trips are available from the pier there. For full internal shots, please contact owner for link. We listen to constructive criticism and work constantly to upgrade our facilities to make your stay as enjoyable as we can.
There is Storage Heating for the Winter months, which keeps the house warm and makes it a tranquil refuge for writers and thinkers.
EXTRA ! - The RSPB and Forestry Commission have a hide located next to the Kylerhea wildlife hide car park. The hide is staffed five days a week by RSPB information assistants, who provide comprehensive information on the local wildlife. The hide overlooks the ferry and the Kylerhea narrows and during the summer a pair of sea eagles can regularly be seen hunting for fish over the strong tidal flows. The hide also offers the chance of seeing many of the wildlife species including seals, golden eagles, porpoises, otters, common and bottlenose dolphins etc. Basking sharks have even been seen in the kyle. The inside of the hide has displays and information about Scottish wildlife. Younger children can use free backpacks with binoculars, bug boxes, magnifying glasses and a fun set of activities devised by local school children. The RSPB/FCS hide is open from Easter to September and admittance is free of charge.
N.B. To confirm: Kylerhea is actually on the Isle of Skye, which some of the comparatives given are not, such as those over in Glenelg on the mainland.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers DVD players and an iron/ironing board. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Parking and transport

  • Car required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided


  • TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In a rural location
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Golf privileges
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby

Safety features

  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 3


  • Fishing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain climbing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession). EU consumer law relating to professional hosts will not apply to your booking. However, the Book with Confidence Guarantee and the cancellation policy set by the private host will cover your booking.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Isle of Skye Butt Beinne for Honeymooners or Getting Away

About this area

Isle of Skye

Located in Isle of Skye, this cottage is in a rural area and by the sea. Skye Serpentarium is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lochaber Geopark and Glen Shiel. Fishing and swimming offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain climbing and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Skye Bridge - 27 min drive
  • Glenelg Brochs - 30 min drive
  • Caisteal Maol - 31 min drive
  • Eilean Donan Castle - 40 min drive
  • Glas Eilean - 43 min drive

Getting around

  • Kyle Of Lochalsh Station - 30 min drive


  • Way Out West Cafe - 12 min drive
  • Glenelg Inn - 12 min drive
  • The Wagon Cafe - 19 min drive

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 20 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 30 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Cosy getaway
This is a lovely spot to get away from it all. It is clean & cosy. You won't be hassled by the phone or Facebook. You may see wildlife (seals, maybe an otter, heron & other seabirds) down on the beach 50yards away. Autumn sunrises have been lovely too. And Richard, the owner has been very helpful.
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2021

3/5 Okay

Holiday 2021
Over all the property was good it was good to have a break away - the weather could of been better which did spoil it some what
Stayed 14 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Croft at Skye
We had a lovely stay
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Charming croft in a beautiful, quiet location
If you enjoy wildlife this croft with a scenic outlook would be for you. With local knowledge we were able to view otters most nights, spotted sea (fish) eagles, golden eagles and not to mention an abundance of seals. We took a ferry trip over to Glenelg with our bikes, great pub for lunch, and saw broch (2000 year old dwellings). Lovely beach for any children over there. Visited the Black Cuillins for some great walks. Fairy pools although beautiful were over run with tourists. Seven mile single track drive to croft was exilerating.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Excellent Stay with Wonderful Wildlife
The property is everything you want in an ex crofter's cottage. All essential are in place. With neighbours of Cormorants and Seals.
Stayed 7 nights in May 2021