Gleniffer House

Self Catering

Gleniffer House, Beaumont Crescent, Portree, Isle Of Skye, IV51 9DF

    Stunning 3 bedroom three storey georgian house with amazing water front location in the heart of Portree bay.

    Gleniffer House has a magnificent location on the beach front in Portree. According to many guests "The best location in Skye”. A traditional three storey Georgian stone house with bay windows, all rooms have amazing panoramic views over Portree Bay and harbour, the Cuillin Hills and the Isle of Raasay. You can lie in bed and watch the boats sail in and out of the bay, or watch for the fishing boats landing the days catch.
    The house is ideally situated as shops, fishing, boat cruises, pony trekking, swimming pool and leisure centre are all within a short distance. There are several good restaurants within the bay and a short walk away. Skye also has one of the top five restaurants in the world ”The Three Chimneys"

    The house is exceptionally well appointed and equipped. Is furnished with original antique pieces and works of art. All carpeting and furnishings are of very high quality. On the ground floor there is a large lounge with fireplace adapted to an electric fire, a fitted kitchen with original Aga cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and other appliances. Also on the ground floor a study with free WIFI (useful for those who have to keep in contact with the workplace or students) and also a utility room with washing machine and tumble drier. On the first floor there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a second bedroom with an antique brass and cast iron double bed with custom made table with large oval bowl. The second floor has one twin bedroom with vanity washbasin and also a shower room with WC wash hand basin.

    The house has been awarded four stars and we work hard to maintain its standard.  The house is centrally heated by night storage heaters. It is tastefully furnished and fully carpeted.

    There is a seafront garden with table and chairs and parking. We have an old telephone box as the garden shed.

    Our wish is to provide our guests with a home from home - a tastefully decorated house with lots of extra conveniences and comforts, books, DVD’s, games for rainy days, hi-fi. Wi-Fi etc.

    Departure time is 10am and arrival is at 4pm. Latest arrival is 10pm.

    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    High Season
    15 Jun 2016 - 8 Sep 2016
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    Autumn Low Season
    6 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Christmas, Easter, Bank Holidays and summer are considered High Season. Prices vary slightly depending on group size.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Gleniffer House
    £700.00 per unit per week

    Prices are from £495 - £950 PER UNIT per week Short breaks may be accommodated during low season, please call/email to enquire. Final Prices depend on the number of people and length of stay. We make a charge for pets.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden Overlooking the Seafront
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi Free

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property There is full night storage central heating.
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • Spanish Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Town Centre
    • Town Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Allowed We accept dog at a small charge
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement We accept dogs and make a small charge .

    Road Directions

    On arriving in Portree drive straight towards the town, do not turn into the town square but along the edge of the town, turn sharp left past the Royal Hotel, after the hotel turn sharp right down the hill towards the harbour. At the bottom hill turn left at the Rosedale Hotel (No through road). Drive towards the house, the three story stone building with the white bay windows and the red telephone box in the garden!

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Portree Tourist Information Centre turn right towards the Royal Hotel opposite.  Walk around the Royal Hotel about 75 yards, turn right down to the harbour.  At the bottom of the hill turn left into Beaumont Crescent.

    Getting there by railway:- From Station at Kyle of Lochalsh, travel by either car or bus to Isle of Skye and Portree via A87.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Inverness Airport follow road to Kyle of Lochalsh A82 and A87 cross over to Skye and follow A87 to Portree.  On reaching Portree the house is located in the harbour.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Ferry Terminal in Uig follow the A87 to Portree, follow signs to town centre and down to the harbour.


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    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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