Gardeners Cottage, Viewfield Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EU - Tel +44 (0) 1478 612217
Visit Scotland 3 star accommodation at Gardeners Cottage, Viewfield Road, Portree, Isle of Skye

Welcome to Gardeners Cottage, Viewfield Road, Portree,
Isle of Skye

Gardeners Cottage, Viewfield Road, Portree, Isle of Skye

Situated in the extensive secluded grounds of Viewfield House is the Gardeners Cottage. Built in 1886 it was formerly used as the stable block for the big house. Forty years later, part of the building was turned into a cottage for the Gardener, hence the name. It is now a well-equipped comfortable family house.

Ideally located within ten minutes walk from restaurants shops and the picturesque Portree Harbour, the Gardeners Cottage is the perfect base for exploring the island.

The views to the front of the cottage are of the woodland and gardens. The back of the cottage is open on to the hill where you can walk straight to the top of Fingals seat. The garden behind the house enjoys considerable privacy and is a natural sun trap. Patio doors open out from the sitting room.


Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Single Bedroom
Sitting Room
Entrance Hall

2x Double bedrooms (with en-suite shower rooms)
1x Twin bedroom
2x Single bedrooms
1x Bathroom
1x Sitting Room
1x Kitchen
1x Utility Room

Ground floor

The downstairs accommodation consists of an entrance hall leading to the sitting room, the kitchen, toilet, utility room and the downstairs bedroom.

Beautifully furnished and fully equipped kitchen, including electric cooker, refrigerator, deep freeze, dishwasher, microwave, food processor, telephone, radio and CD player.

A small utility room to the side of the kitchen fitted with washing machine and tumbler dryer.

A spacious but yet cosy sitting room with open fire, has remote control Free-sat TV, DVD player and a selection of books, games and walking and tourist maps/guides. The cottage also has Wi-Fi.

Double bedded room with en-suite shower room.


The upstairs accommodation consists of two single bedrooms, one twin-bedded room and one double-bedded room with en-suite shower room. Bathroom.

The cottage sleeps a maximum of 8 people.

Dogs can be accommodated by prior arrangement but guests are asked not to allow their pets upstairs or on the furniture.

Please note: We operate a no smoking policy in the house and in the interests of all we ask our guests to observe this as well. Thank you!



From £450 to £850 per week.

Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday.


Open all year round.


A deposit must be paid within 7 days to confirm your booking. This deposit is non-returnable. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further details.

Cheques should be made out to Viewfield House.

Arrival & Departure

Entry to The Gardeners Cottage is 4.00 p.m. on the day of arrival and guests are asked to vacate by 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure.

Location - How to Find Us

The Gardeners Cottage is easy to find. The entrance to the cottage is off the main road leading to Portree from the south. Take the driveway signposted Viewfield House on the left hand side of the road opposite the Portree Filling Station on the A87.


Map showing location of Gardeners Cottage

Map showing location of Gardeners Cottage.

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and
Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

The View & Locality

The Old Man of Storr
Macleods Maidens
(Click on picture for larger view)


If you have a general accommodation enquiry or would like more information, then please use the form below. You can also ring us or send an email.

Write to:

Mr J Hugh Macdonald
Viewfield House
Veiwfield Road
Isle of Skye
IV51 9EU

Tel +44 (0) 1478 612217

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