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15 Fiscavaig - The Hen House

Isle of Skye - Highlands

15 Fiscavaig - The Hen House

Isle of Skye - Highlands

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"Stunning, award-winning two bedroom eco house on Skye’s rugged west coast."

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1


  • Hen House features in a number of architectural television shows, so you can take a look before you arrive.
  • The cottage has been designed with the environment in mind, making use of a small footprint so as to be minimally invasive on local ecosystems.
  • Modern, sleek interior offers a comfy stay.
  • Sit in peace and enjoy amazing views.
  • There is Wi-Fi throughout, as well as small satellite-enabled television, and Bluetooth speaker set.

  You should know...

  • The cottage is fairly remote, so plan shopping and transport in advance.
  • Although Hen House comfortable sleeps four, there is only one bathroom.

The Details...

On the breath-takingly beautiful Isle of Skye, in a natural dip overlooking the glassy waters of Loch Bracadale, sits 15 Fiscavaig Hen House, a stunning glass and timber construction. With architecture which has been featured in multiple publications, television series and adverts, Hen House is a truly unique and remarkable space.

Designed to have a low impact in its initial consumption and ongoing use of resources, this remarkable holiday cottage makes use of local timber and fits snugly into its footprint.

A double-height full width glass window looks out over the picturesque Skye landscape, with a covered porch providing the perfect place to take in the topography and light, whatever the season or weather. On the lower ground floor, light pours through the abundant windows into the airy central space, where guests tend to congregate to gaze out over the surrounding seascapes and hills.

An engineered Morso woodburning stove, just one of the eco-friendly low impact designed features, easily heats the space using wood from the surrounding area. Sleek black leather sofas and a contemporary Scandinavian style dining set have been positioned to take advantage of the evening light and expansive views. A contemporary open plan kitchen shares this space, with a double hob, toaster, and modern sink, as well as ample surface space for preparation.

Next door, a manifestly environmental Swedish designed waterless toilet is in its room, with a full size bath and shower in a separate bathroom. One of the two double bedrooms is also on this level, with the other placed up on the mezzanine above, which also boasts a cosy built in reading nook, with far reaching views, making this an ideal holiday cottage for couples, pairs of couples, or close friends and families.

The Isle of Skye is a Hebridean island accessible from the mainland Scotland via bridge. Hen House sits on the rugged Minginish Peninsular, renowned for its challenging walks and all weather beauty. With hikes and climbs to suit all levels of fitness and experience, the nearby Fiscavaig Bay and its many secluded beaches is another gorgeous destination for walkers hoping to spot otters, sea eagles, and even golden eagles. Remote from the hustle and bustle of contemporary urban life, Hen House is an extraordinary architectural gem which will stay with you long after you depart.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • Rural Location
  • Seaside Location
Living Spaces
  • Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Stairgate
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooker gas/electric
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  • Art classes
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Walking
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Wellbeing

Beautiful walks directly from the Hen House without need to drive.

15 Fiscavaig - The Hen House

  Nearest Airport

Inverness 120miles



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