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Rural Escape

The Eyrie is the first holiday rental from the award winning R.HOUSE team. The building contains all the R.HOUSE design and eco principals but is furnished to make it the perfect Rural Escape for discerning travellers. Watch this space for more designer getaways across Skye.

R.HOUSE

The architect designed R.HOUSE is an innovative and contemporary home, in fashion terms it’s midway between Made-to-Measure and Ready-To-Wear; buyers pick a model from a range of five and then work with the expert R.HOUSE team to tailor it to their requirements and tastes – creating a totally bespoke home without any of the worries or high costs of a self-build.

It doesn’t end with good looks either. A key element of the R.HOUSE approach to building is sustainability and energy efficiency. The high levels of insulation and airtightness create savings of up to 50% on fuel bills. This commitment to innovation and the environment was recognised by the prestigious Saltire Award for innovation in housing.

The Foundation of R.HOUSE

R.HOUSE was established in 2012 when a unique partnership between award-winning architects Rural Design and James MacQueen Building Contractors was formed.

Together they created the R.HOUSE, a home that could be workshop constructed, maximising time, minimising costs and waste, and ensuring quality. They achieved all of this without compromising on design or their principals, providing a home unique to each purchaser.

Rural Design

Founded in 2010 Rural Design is committed to a progressive yet sensitive rural architecture. They respond to each client and development with imagination to deliver a project that achieves social, economical and environmental sustainability. Their approach combines practicality and intuition to achieve overall design excellence.

Based on the Isle of Skye in the West Highlands of Scotland they work across all sectors including residential, public and education throughout the UK and abroad, many of which have won awards, including the Saltire award for innovation.

James MacQueen Building Contractors Ltd

Also based on Skye, James MacQueen Building Contractors Ltd is third-generation family run building company specialising in new builds, extensions and renovations. With over 75 years experience in the construction industry they are a National House Building Council (NHBC) registered builder.