Tinhouse – Skye

Skye, Scotland, From £113


Tinhouse is a unique, architectural award-winning luxury holiday cottage for two. Located in North West Skye it is ideally located for foodies, walkers, or simply for those that want a secluded break in the extraordinary landscape of the Isle of Skye.

Finished with the highest quality furnishing and fittings, the house exudes a relaxed style and enjoys a panoramic view over the seascape of north-west Skye.

Tinhouse has been designed and self-built by the owners. Gill and Alan run one of the highlands most successful architectural practices, whose work is regularly profiled in the press and regularly wins architectural awards.

What makes this Kobu?

What makes this Kobu?

The Architecture

The Tinhouse is built with a deep and honest respect for the surrounding environment. The basic pitched roof structure mirrors those found across the inner Hebrides - traditional workers cottages designed to endure the Atlantic winds. The corrugated grey exterior walls often merge with the dramatic skies - However, this is a place that simultaneously wants to blend in and stand out.

The Views

The Panoramic window in the minimalistic and stylish living space frames the landscape in a way that is reminiscent of a great oil painting. From the warm and cosy vantage point of the Tinhouse you see sunsets that blend into clear night skies, far away from any light pollution.

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