Varis Holiday House, Balmacara offers self catering accommodation with 3 bedrooms, sleeping 6, which can be configured as two super-king doubles and one twin or one super-king double and two twin rooms to suit your requirements. In addition a travel cot, highchair etc can be provided if you wish to bring a little one. Oversized duvets with pure cotton linens are used at Varis. The bedrooms have blackout blinds or curtains, ample storage space and hairdryers.
There is a bathroom close to the bedrooms and a shower-room off the utility room.
The house is spacious with a snug/TV room as well as the enormous sitting/dining room with its views across Loch Alsh to Skye, real fire and TV.
Varis's kitchen is well equipped with high quality appliances including a SMEG induction hob, double oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher. With high quality knives, pans, and a range of cookbooks, guests can enjoy cooking. Or opt for the many excellent restaurants nearby.
The house is a great base for exploring. As kayakers, your hosts understand the importance of good drying facilities. The utility room has a washing machine, a tumble dryer, and drying space with additional outdoor and indoor drying space available. A dehumidifier is available to speed up being ready for the next day's adventure.
Outside there is plenty of space to park. The south facing garden has chairs and tables and plenty of space. The garage has light and power and guests are welcome to use this for bikes, boats etc.
Varis will accept up to three dogs at a modest extra charge subject to a few rules.
As the accommodation is on one floor, the house is generally suitable for those with some mobility issues, if they can manage the 5 steps up to the house.
Varis Holiday House is a comfortable practical base from which you can explore the wealth that Skye and Lochalsh offers for those interested in history, wildlife, culture or simply want to immerse themselves in the sheer beauty of the area.
Varis is 500m off the main A87 route to Skye situated in an elevated position accessed from a narrow road. It overlooks Loch Alsh towards the Kylerhea narrows between GlenElg on the mainland and Skye.
Being 5 miles from the Skye Bridge, Plockton and Eilean Donan Castle, Varis is a great base for exploring Skye and this portion of the west coast.
Varis is the end house of a small cluster so it has neighbours below and to one side but feels secluded. The garden has a gate to the NTS managed woodland that is to the side and rear of the property.
- Children Welcome
- Dog Friendly