About the property
- Villa3229 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
Villa in Uig, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Quiet Rural Location With Wonderful Coast And Mountain Walks. Uig Village Amenities Nearby
Not just another 'Holiday Home', but a real 'Home from Home'!
Welcoming you in warm Mediterranean colours inside and out, Princes Point Villa provides spacious family accommodation for up to 8 adults and two infants. Magnificently situated between the north Skye shoreline and the hills of the Trotternish Ridge, the Villa enjoys a quiet secluded location in a friendly, rural, crofting community. Every window offers stunning views of Skye scenery. The main first-floor lounge and all four bedrooms have sea views. Sunsets over the Outer Hebrides from the picture windows of the upstairs living room have to be seen to be believed. The Villa is generously proportioned and includes two lounges, so there is plenty of space for everyone to relax. The Villa is comprehensively equipped to a high standard throughout you'll want for nothing! All 'mod cons' have been provided including Sky satellite TV in three rooms, Freeview in others, free unlimited BT Broadband with wifi, PlayStations 2 & 3, good Hi Fi and many other amusements, including a football table. Wildlife abounds and the lounge viewing scope offers the chance to get 'close up' to whales, porpoises, basking sharks, otters, eagles and other Scottish wildlife... as well as neighbouring sheep and Highland cattle. Outside, the house has a safe and secure lawned garden enjoying both fabulous sea and mountain views. There is a fully equipped gas Barbecue with a shelter and an outside dining area perfect for dining 'al fresco' on Long Skye summer evenings... the sun doesn't set until almost midnight. Whatever your holiday interests and plans, there is so very much to see and do locally without the need to travel far.... it is magical part of the world.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 22, 2018
About Andrew Butler
I'm Andy Butler, chief factotum for Skye Holiday Rentals and I look after five lovely self-catering properties here on the beautiful Isle of Skye. We are a small family business who have been involved in Tourism on the Isle of Skye for over 25 years. Our aim is always to please and ensure that you have a wonderful time with us here in this amazing part of the world. Quality and fun are always what we/I endeavour to achieve and we want you to go home delighted after your stay with us.... and come again! We have met so many lovely guests over the years, many of whom have become good friends and return to visit us year after year. We look forward to you joining our throng of Skye supporters!
Andrew Butler purchased this Villa in 2013
Why Andrew Butler chose Totscore
Princes Point Villa is in a superb location. Totescore is just a few minutes drive from the busy wee village of Uig with all it's amenities, and yet is a quiet and tranquil haven with magnificent sea views and no passing traffic... we fell in love with it! Not only is the location stunning, but the Villa is unique and very different from many of the traditional Skye houses. For a start, it is split-level which immediately gives it another dimension and character. For me, the winning features are light and space. There are windows everywhere giving a 360 degree panorama of the wonderful sea and mountain scenery. You don't feel as though you are in a house.... you feel like you are part of the great outdoors..... whilst living in luxury. We love the Villa.... and you will too!
What makes this Villa unique
Princes Point Villa is a great base for exploring not only the Isle of Skye, but also the Outer Isles. The Calmac ferry service runs regularly from Uig just two miles distant from the Villa. You can take a day trip.... or stay for a few nights! But before you venture far, you'll have so much to explore locally on the Trotternish peninsular. There is something for everyone.... of all ages and of all abilities. There's history evident everywhere.... Skye's famous Dinosaur footprints and fossils, Clan History and Castles, Viking Invasions & settlements, Crofting museums, deserted villages, and so much more. We have some of the best walking and climbing in Britain right on the doorstep.... the Old Man of Storr, Quiraing, Trotternish ridge walk and miles of stunning coastline. Come and enj
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Fantastic, Cosy, Peaceful, Stunning,Relaxing
This was our second time at this property and definately won't be our last. Set in a stunning location, the property is equally stunning to match it's environment. The property has everything you could possibly need and you feel so at home when you arrive. The owner calls to make you feel welcome and is happy to help with any queries. The property is a perfect base for exploring NE Skye and the Trotternish penninsular is stunning. I can't say enough about how good this property is.
Hi Mark and THANK YOU for your lovely review of Princes Point Villa.
It's ;lovely to know that you enjoyed this second visit to us with family and doggies in tow. Isn't it such a great cosy house to be in when the weather is doing it's best impression of 'The Tempest' outside.
Have a great 2018 and do come a visit again... you'll be very welcome.
My thanks & best regards,
Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
Beautiful through and through
We had a wonderful stay at Princess Point Villa.
The house was very beautifully presented, fresh colours and fully equipped with all a family would need. We stayed in the dead of winter and the house was warm through out.
The host Andy was keen to ensure we had a good stay and left us with contact details should we have any problems or needed some advice.
We would definitely come back again and again!!!
Hi Tasnim and...
a very HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and all the family. I hope this finds you safely home and still enjoying the festive season before it's time for the daily grind again.
My sincere thanks for your great review of Princes Point Villa. You are so quick... I thought you would still be unpacking.
It was lovely to meet you and have you as Christmas guests... such a big adventure for you at this time of year.
You'll need to come back and see Skye in spring or summer with some glorious sunshine and the Island surrounded by clear blue waters.
Be happy & well and have a fabulous 2018!
SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
"A fantastic house in a fantastic location"
This is our fourth visit to princes point villa and we will soon e booking our fifth,this time we took my elderly mother who has traveled the world she says this is the very best self catering accommodation she has ever stayed in .
As before such a welcoming homely feel with all the welcome packages fresh bread,milk,wine,and just everything you could possibly need.
There is plenty of space for everyone fantastic views,absolute peace and quiet the perfect spot to relax and unwind,this time we ventured out on a fabulous boat trip Skye cruises from Uig a Scottish built 1940’s rind netter fishing boat, we have been on many boat trips in Scotland but this as to be the best it was the most relaxed trip ever, we saw white tailed sea eagles,seals and many different sea birds we even saw porpoises, as you travel along the coast line you see the most fantastic waterfalls all this and a bottle of Skye beer what a perfect day thank you captain Tom.
And a big thank you again to Andrew for making our holiday a special one look forward seeing you next year
best wishes Paul ,Annette and Beryl
Hello Paul, Annette... and not forgetting Beryl,
Greetings from glorious sunny autumnal afternoon here on Skye... long may it last!
THANK YOU so much for your fabulous and kind review of Princes Point Villa. I know you have fallen in love with this special place... and we have to agree.
I don't think that you can ever tire of the 'timeless' views and serene surroundings. Sunset over the Outer Hebrides are simply unforgettable.
Whilst Skye has become even more popular in recent years, there are still many wee corners such as Totescore & Princes Point Villa, which remain untouched by the hustle & bustle even at the busiest holiday times. It's a great place to just stay, relax and recuperate.
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your 'Skye Cruises' boat trip from Uig and... YES, I'll pass on thanks & regards to 'Captain Tom'.
My best wishes to you all. Winter well and we'll look forward to seeing you for another 'Escape to Skye' next year.
SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS.
Wonderful house and outstanding hospitality
We loved our stay at Princes Point villa. The house wanted for nothing and the warm welcome we got from Andy was lovely & made for a completely relaxed stay. It being October the weather was very changeable but there was plenty of space for 8 of us and dog to spread out and plenty of entertainment options too. The welcome pack was really thoughtful and a real treat when we arrived. Thank-you Andy for a wonderful stay!
Hello Jo and family,
Greetings from Skye and THANK YOU so very much for your kind review of 'Princes Point Villa'. I'm delighted you enjoyed the house and made the most of the 'home from home' facilities it offers... so nice when the 'West Coast weather' is providing the usual variety of conditions outside.
It was genuinely lovely having you as our guests and 'will ye no come back again'?
SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD..
Wonderful house for family friends children and do
Colourful warm welcoming beautifully decorated clean and comfortable. Fantastic views. Quiet. Amazing attention to detail. A lovely feeling of being looked after and cared for.
Greetings from a fine autumnal morn here on Skye.
THANK YOU so very much fro your kind review of PRINCES POINT VILLA....
I am so pleased that you, mum and doggies enjoyed your two week stay.
It was lovely meeting you both and discovering shared feelings and I was thrilled that the Villa provided mum with such a positive and relaxing environment.
Be happy and well and please pass on my best regards to Linda.
Hope to see you again soon.
Andrew Butler. SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
Beautiful house and location.Wonderful host!
We had a very warm welcome at the Princess Point Villa.
There was fresh fruit, chocolates, milk and even bread, all you had to bring was yourself.
Everything is thought about, you won`t miss a thing.
The house is beautifully furnished and has a great view out of the living room upstairs.
It is very spacious and comfortable. We had cows and sheep all around us which made this
one very exceptional vacation for us. There are maps and plenty of other literature about the
Isle of Skye in the house, very helpful.
Andy was a wonderful host and gave us some great tips for our vacation on the isle of Skye.
We sure miss this place already, but looking forward to coming back some time in the future.
We can really recommend a stay in this wonderful house!
Hellooooo Sabine & Manfred...
Greetings from a fine yet breezy day here on fabulous northern Skye.
Great to hear form you good folk and THANK YOU so very much for your great review of Princes Point Villa. We love the house and it's so gratifying when our guests love it too.
On the downside, what a shame you only discovered 'Black Pudding' at the end of your holiday. The famous Scottish breakfast treat might become the subject of much debate during the 'Brexit' negotiations. If you get desperate, I will post you some.
Your near neighbours (the sheep & cattle on the croft) miss you & send their love to you in Germany.... as do we!
Thank you for staying with us and being such lovely happy guests...
'Haste ye back!'
My thanks & best regards,
Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
Coast/Beach: The nearest sandy beach is at Camus Mor which is a 10 minute drive from Princes Point Villa. A slightly further drive (20 minutes) takes you to the magnificent broad sweep of Staffin Bay and sands. Both are lovely and they also have public slipways for boat launching. Travel: Princes Point Villa can be reached the Citylink bus services from both Inverness and Glasgow terminate at Uig.... to connect with the Calmac Outer Isles ferry. Once here, there is an excellent local bus service running daily (except Sundays) which will get you around Skye. Princes Point Villa is about 250 miles (400km) from both Glasgow or Edinburgh and the car journey will sensibly take between 5 and 6 hours. Inverness is 120 miles (190km) distant and the drive takes about three hours. Distances: Uig Village & Ferry Port (shops, petrol, pubs & restaurants) - 2 miles. Portree (the capital town of Skye) - 15 miles Further Details: Princes Point Villa is situated on the north-eastern peninsula of Skye - called Trotternish. We believe it to be the most beautiful part of the whole island..... it has everything! The coastline is simply stunning from the broad sweep of sands at Staffin Bay to the dizzy heights of the famous cliffs at Kilt Rock. There is something to discover along almost every inch of the coastline and nearly all of it can be walked. The Rubha Hunish headland at Duntulm on the very northern tip of Skye is among the most beautiful and dramatic places in the whole of the british Isles. It's also a great place for whale watching! The 'back-bone' of the peninsula is the Trotternish Ridge which runs from Portree to Duntulm in the north and can be walked for all of it's 20 miles. It is acclaimed as one of the best and most dramatic long walks in Britain. Along the Ridge is the famous rock pinnacle called the 'Old Man of Storr and then above Flodigarry, are the renowned pinnacles of the Quiraing Mountain.... featured in many movies including 'Highlander'. So, the walking is just wonderful and almost unlimited..... dare we say......better than the Cuillins! There is so much to do in Trotternish and so many ways to enjoy your Skye holiday. There are fascinating museums, famous Dinosaur finds and footprints, crofting community recreations, ruined castles, deserted mines and villages.... the list is endless and will keep you more than busy. The two main villages are the ferry port of Uig and the crofting village of Staffin. Both are thriving little communities with pubs, restaurants, wee tea rooms and a warm Highland welcome! The award-winning ales of the Uig brewery are never far away. You can hide away on deserted beaches, watch otters, eagles and dolphins.... take kayak or archery lessons at the Whitewave Outdoor Centre....or just relax in the wonderful peace and quiet that is this timeless and special part of our world. If you are keen cyclists.... bring your bikes!
Additional information about rental rates
Booking Notes: We request a £200 deposit when booking and the balance is due six weeks before arrival. Please visit Skye Holiday Rentals website for full terms & conditions including cancellation policy. Visa debit/ credit, Mastercard, Paypal, Bank transfer and cheques accepted. You can book and pay on-line from the Skye Holiday Rentals website or direct with Owners Direct/ Home Away. 'Altavaig' cottage at Flodigarry is another superb North Skye holiday home owned and operated by Skye Holiday Rentals - see property ref: SC2395 Changeover Day: For week (7 night) stays, changeover day is usually Saturday. Other days are available for Short Breaks and Christmas/ New Year holidays. Notes on prices: Discounts are available for stays of over one week... please contact us for details. All prices include linen/towels, electricity/fuel and VAT.