Blossom is a detached, luxury, self catering cottage, situated in
the friendly crofting community
of Eabost, nestled on the west coast of Skye. The village
lies 10 minutes drive from Dunvegan, 20 minutes from Portree and Sligachan,
while both the Skye Bridge and Armadale ferry terminal are about 1
hours drive away. The cottage enjoys stunning, uninterrupted
views of the Cuillin Hills to the east - the perfect position for
an unbeatable sunrise and sunset!
a crofting cottage, Apple Blossom now provides a luxury "home away
from home" on the Isle of Skye, ideal for romantics, friends or
small families, a maximum of 4 guests.
Cottage is strictly No Smoking
of allergy sufferers we do not accept pets into Apple Blossom Cottage.
appointed Double bedroom (standard double bed with Tempur
bodyforming mattress for that perfect night's sleep!),
with French doors leading on to a pretty patio area - enjoy an al fresco
breakfast with your own personal mountain vista!
Twin bedroom (2 single beds, again with Tempur bodyforming matresses!),
with an attractive outlook to the rear garden and the cottages 2 Apple
designed Bathroom with Steam/Shower unit designed for 2 people to share,
either seated or standing - with 20 massage jets, 2 shower heads (both
fixed and adjustable), overhead lighting and an incorporated wireless
speaker system which enables you to listen to music from the TV or Bose
Wave Music system in the Living room, while enjoying your Steam/Shower
Hallway with softly lit alcove, displaying enough books to keep any
bookworm very happy: walking & tourist guides, maps, fiction &
non-fiction, reference, childrens reading & a selection of CDs
and welcoming Entrance Porch with attractive monks bench and storage
for both coats, shoes and more importantly on Skye, those walking
boots! To help you enjoy those fantastic views, we have also
provided a tripod mounted fieldscope!
our guests in mind, we've created a notice board here where you will
find leaflets, business cards, brochures, local restaurant menus etc.
to help you get the most out of your stay on Skye - please feel free
to add anything to this board that you discover and think future guests
room sits right at the heart of Apple Blossom, with an unbelievably
comfy suite, a 32" LCD TV with full Sky viewing package (&
1 Sky Gnome to take Sky music/radio channels into another room!),
DVD player/recorder & Bose Wave Music System, free Broadband connection
for your own laptop and free UK landline calls (BT conditions
apply) during your stay (other calls are charged at a discounted
BT tariff and charged to your credit card accordingly at the end of
your stay)! Additionally, you can curl up in total comfort
in front of the "Squirrel" wood burning stove which provides
a lively and warming focal point if the weather turns a bit chilly,
along with plenty of games stashed under the coffee table to entertain
both small and big children alike!
provides everything you might need for the more domesticated side of
elegant dining table, seating upto 4 guests
Washer/Dryer, full size Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher
Electric cooker with ceramic rapid heat top
Deluxe filter coffee maker with Espresso & steam nozzle for frothing
Ironing board with Steam iron and fold away drying rack
Toaster and Kettle
Quality crockery & cutlery
Quality pan set & utensils
the Cottage grounds we provide guests with a large tarmac parking
& turning area (with motion sensor lighting for guest safety),
a pretty patio area (with clay Chimenea
for al fresco cooking, along with attractive
wrought iron table and chairs) and a large grassed area where
you will find our 2 Apple trees.
the cottage the finishing touches are designed to make you feel both
pampered and 'at home' - you are our guests after all!! If you
have any problems during your stay, you have the re-assurance that we
are just down the road at the White Heather Hotel, so if you need us
we are literally just a free phone call away!
provide you with the essentials:
Fairtrade tea, coffee & raw cane sugar
Salt & Pepper
A yummy supply of Fairtrade biscuits.
1 litre of semi skimmed milk
Silver foil, baking parchment, cling film, kitchen roll & liquid
A clean supply of tea towels, hand towels & dish cloths, along
with environmentally friendly washing up liquid, dishwasher detergent,
laundry liquid & surface cleaner.
A courtesy copy of the seasonal Skye Visitor Guide & that week's
West Highland Free Press
addition to the items mentioned above, our guests receive at no extra
cost the following:
All electricity and gas usage during their
One sack each, of wood & kindling (more available within reason)
for the "Squirrel" stove during their stay
fresh, clean supply of bed linen & bathroom towels
The heating and hot water is provided by a Gas Combi system, so our
guests have a conveniently, constant supply of hot water!
details and Tariff
the High Season bookings
are for 7 or 14 nights, arriving & departing on Saturday.
the Low Season bookings
are for a minimum of 4 nights, with negotiable arrival & departure
request that guests arrive no earlier than 4pm and depart no later
than 10am, to allow us to clean & prepare the cottage thoroughly
for our next guests.
note that due to the cottage being within an active crofting community,
we kindly request that fireworks are not set off within the cottage
all tariffs, including seasonal changes, please check out the Availability
Calendar using the
blue link above!
secure a booking, we require the following:
non-refundable** deposit (can be paid
by cheque or by Credit/Debit card - there will be no transaction charge)
name, home address & telephone number for guest paying the deposit.
full amount is required no later than 8 weeks prior to arrival date
and again this will be non-refundable**.
we are able to re-let the cottage following a cancellation, we will
refund any payments made, although £40 will be deducted to cover
highly recommend that guests take out holiday insurance in the unfortunate
event that they need to cancel their booking.
email (or write & post) a full confirmation of your booking
once the initial deposit has been received.
are always happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your
booking - if we are unavailable to answer the phone immediately, please
do leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible,
or alternatively, send an email.