....cross via the fairy bridge into the Waternish peninsula leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the rest of the world. Enter into a breathtaking landscape, steeped in history, shared only with wildlife, sheep and the friendly locals. Enjoy a landscape where land meets sea, and sea meets the sky to giving birth to the some of the most magical landscapes and breathtaking sunsets all laid at the doorstep of the Auld mission Cottage.
Once a local primary school, then a Free Presbyterian church. The Auld Mission Cottage stands in an elevated position with spectacular views of Loch Bay and over the Minch to the Outer Isles. Recently renovated but with much of its original stonework maintained. The Auld Mission Cottage has been modernised to a high standard and comfortably furnished. Apart from a few steps to the car parking area, the accommodation is all on one level and comprises of two bedrooms (one double/twin and one double), bathroom with electric shower over the bath, open plan kitchen and lounge/diner with an open peat fire. A small seating area at the front of the cottage provides an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful sunsets.
The Waternish Peninsula is one of the four Norse divisions of Skye on the North West side of the island. The Auld Mission Cottage is situated about a mile from the picturesque fishing village of Stein, which has the oldest Inn on Skye (Stein Inn) and there is also the Lochbay Seafood Restaurant, as well as craft shops, and a slipway. Lusta provides a good base from which to explore the Island of Skye. The nearest shops to Lusta are at Dunvegan which is about three miles to the west , and Portree, the administrative centre of Skye, is about twenty miles to the south
Why not take a look at our other self catering apartment in Stein, just 1 mile from the Auld Mission Cottage.