About Us

‘Taigh an t-Sithein’ holiday home is set  the crofting community of Braes. Taigh an t-Sithein is Gaelic for “The house on the fairy knoll”.

The bungalow sits in its own garden and enjoys superb views across the sea to the island of Raasay and along the coastline from most of the rooms. From the lounge window it is sometimes possible to watch schools of dolphins or porpoises passing by. There are beautiful walks in the area, including to a sandy beach just five minutes away on foot.

The comfortable and spacious accommodation sleeps up to five in three bedrooms, one double, one twin and one room with a single bed. It is very well equipped, including a hair dryer, washing machine, tumble drier and dishwasher WiFi. All linen and towels provided.

Taigh an t-Sithein has oil-fired central heating; electricity and heating are both included in the price. The lounge has a television and DVD player, radio/CD/tape player and wonderful views over the Isle of Raasay.  Adjacent is the well equipped and spacious kitchen, with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer and electric cooker. There is a separate sun lounge / dining room at the south end of the house, which also houses the washing machine and tumble drier. The bathroom has a shower fitted over the bath.

Outside is the large enclosed garden where children can play in complete safety whilst parents can enjoy the wonderful outlook. There is ample parking in the driveway, also a garden shed to store bicycles and there is a portable BBQ.