The Pier House - Elgol, Isle of Skye

NEW FOR 2011 - The Pier House is now available for rent. Sleeps 8. please e-mail or phone for details.

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The Pier House self catering holiday apartment is situated in the crofting township of Elgol. Idyllically located by the shore the property The Pier Househas magnificent views of the Cuillin mountain range. The apartment is ideal for 2 persons, comprising of double bedroom with en-suite shower room and a comfortable open plan sitting room/kitchen. The apartment has been refurbished in 2011 and is furnished to a high standard. The open plan sitting room/kitchen contains a washing machine, fridge, microwave, electric cooker with gas hob, television, DVD player, and music centre. The Pier House - interior Electricity and linen are included in the price.

The crofting owners ensure that everything is maintained to a high standard. If called upon they will provide every assistance to ensure your stay is enjoyable. There is a fully enclosed garden and on site parking, however, we are sorry we are unable to cater for pets.

The apartment is ideally situated for climbing, hill walking, fishing and catching sight of the natural wildlife which include red deer, otters and numerous seabirds. Boat trips can be taken from Elgol jetty, just two minutes walk from the apartment, to Loch Coruisk in the heart of the Cuillin mountains.

Sunset over the Cuillins

The apartment also has views of the Island of Soay and Canna and the Islands of Rum, Muck and Eigg can also be seen by just taking a short walk from the main house.

As well as being a crofting community, Elgol is also a fishing village with a fleet of local boats, which land their catch, mainly prawns, at Elgol jetty on a daily basis. The apartment owner also owns a fishing boat so seafood can be provided, if required.

The Cuillins from Elgol

Situated in the Elgol is the local village shop and tearoom, a licensed seafood restaurant and a licensed tearoom.

Where to find us There are sites of historical interest such as Spar Cave, the old graveyard at Kilmaree and Prince Charlie's Cave.

Elgol is only 15 miles from the larger village of Broadford and approximately 38 miles from Portree, the Island's capital.

To find us continue on the A850 to Broadford then branch off at the Broadford Hotel onto the A8083 Broadford to Elgol road which is single track for 15 miles. Continue to Elgol (do not turn off at Drinan), keep on down to the shore and the house is on your left above the jetty.

TARIFF for 2011
(per week)
January to May 300
June to September 350
October to December 300
Christmas/New Year on application.

Telephone 01471 866259
Fax 01471 866334