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A Peaceful And Picturesque Island Home With Stunning Sea Views And Vast Moors

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,421 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Relaxing Home With 4 Bedrooms (2 King, 1 Double, 2 Single), Big Lounge, Dining.

The house is a large, 4 bedroom family home incorporating 2 king rooms (one en-suite), a double bedroom and a large room with two single beds. There is the option to convert the ground floor sung into a bedroom to with a double sofa bed to accommodate up to 10.

The grand lounge has a wood burning stove, reading corner and stunning views of the moor, ocean and village.

The dining room has a large, solid wood, 12 seater dining table made from the reclaimed railway sleepers from St. Pancras station when it was renovated to make room for the EuroStar terminal.

The kitchen is large and modern and there is a utility area and internal drying space for clothes or wet walkers/fisherman/adventurers.

The large, gallery hallway, is also a great space to grab a book and read in silence.

All our bedrooms and our dining room and snug are equipped with digital HD televisions.

There is a large bathroom with a walk in shower and slipper bath which also looks out over the ocean and loch.

There is a toilet located on the ground floor as well.

Outside the property there are 4 distinct garden zones. There is the large lawn suitable for a whole host of your own sports adventures or relaxing in the sun and breathing in the refreshing sea air.

There is a fenced area which acts as a sun trap on warm days. It includes a rare example of a Monkey Puzzle tree, our kennels and wood store and the designated smoking area (our property is non-smoking throughout including e-cigarettes).

Then there is our vegetable patch. Here we grow our own potatoes, carrots, herbs and rhubarb. If there is any in season we will see what we can do for you!

Finally there is the old croft. This area, uniquely preserved, has the ruins of old croft buildings that you can explore and also, usually, has a friendly sheep or two that would enjoy a slide of toast in the morning or, their favourite, a donut (plain!).

We do allow dogs but we do restrict them to certain parts of the property eg the kennels, garage, utility area, kitchen and dining area.

The house is the perfect place to leapfrog into an amazing island holiday away from the hustle and bustle of life. You will feel the total relaxation and isolation our house offers you.

More Details

Mac Walker
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

About Mac Walker

Strategist and business consultant my family's roots are in the wilds of north west Scotland on this island. With roots in Clan MacLeod I bought this property so that everyone, especially families, can enjoy the setting I had as a kid to grow up in.

Mac Walker purchased this house in 2014


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis in Western Isles

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2421 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Ground Floor WC - Toilet , General use downstairs toilet
    Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , The main bathroom
    En-Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , The en-suite is connected to the master bedroom
  • Our main bathroom contains a large, walk-in shower, with slipper bath. These look out to the ocean and the loch and are in perfect isolation of everything else. We also offer a ground floor toilet and en-suite facility
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • The Ava Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Cots availale
    The Gemma Bedroom (Master) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En-suite; Cots optional
    The Isla Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Cots available
    The Christine Room - 2 Single Bed , Cots available
    Snug Conversion - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double Sofa Bed when room converted
  • 4 Bedrooms with a Snug that can be converted to be a bedroom. See room details.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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A Peaceful And Picturesque Island Home With Stunning Sea Views And Vast Moors
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and comfortable house, perfect for getting together with our family and friends. The Outer Hebrides are captivating and this was the perfect place for us to experience them.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Emily. Very glad you enjoyed your stay and was great to have you with us. We hope you come back, the island always has more up it's sleeve throughout the year. Safe travels.
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Hebridean luxury

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house in a fabulous location - views are amazing.

The house has every thing you could possibly need and is a home from home!

Mac is a pleasure to deal with and we would have no hesitation in recommending this beautiful house for your stay in Lewis. We will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, we really appreciate the feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I'm glad you enjoyed the house, but more, the island. You will be welcome back with open arms and lovely views! See you soon! All at HebrideanHome
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An island dream house!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing family holiday on this beautiful island. This property was fabulous! Accommodation exceptional - comfortable with everything anyone would require.

The house provided plenty room for our family to gather together and our dog was welcomed too. The area provided for him was more than adequate and close to the rest of the family.

The owner has thought of everything needed for comfort and the house is beautifully furnished and appointed.

It's in a great location on the island for exploring North and South and a day trip to Harris is only a drive away.

We would certainly recommend this property and location and will look to book again in the future.

Thanks for everything! We've fallen in love with Lewis!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review and we are so excited and pleased that you had a great trip. We try to do all that we can to make sure you have a good time and I'm glad you (like us) have fallen in love with the Island! We love to see our guests come back time and time again and we look forward to being your home away from home any time! Try a winter break too for a totally different island! Best wishes and safe travels, Hebridean Home
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Stunning views...

  • 5 of 5

The experience of renting Mac's Brue home was a pleasure from the start. Before we arrived communication was excellent and very professional. When we arrived we were met by Macs father who showed us around and told us all we needed to know. We have found the house to be every bit as lovely as the pictures, very tastefully decorated with quality furniture and fittings. There is enough space and separate rooms with things to do for those occasional rainy days! My kids have loved the TVs.... One big surprise was what the pictures don't show.... the beautiful sea and moor views that the property enjoys. All the rooms make the most of the fantastic location giving plenty to look at (surfers catching the waves off Barvas beach) as well as providing plenty of light.... I've never experienced a better view whilst taking a shower before! It really has been a perfect home from home which the whole family really enjoyed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay and we are really glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you to the island experience again soon! Safe Travels from All@HebrideanHome
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Our stay on Lewis in a lovely house by the sea

  • 4 of 5

A lovely house, beautiful and tasteful decor. Attention to detail.

Everything we needed was there. Wood for the stove fire which was needed on a few evenings.

The kitchen had everything in it . It was home to home.

Welcoming package with lovely local goodies, biscuits, tea ,coffee. It was such a nice touch and made you feel welcome in the home.

The house was spotless and clean.

The views were to die for and a wonderful beach to walk on near by.

Lots of local attractions to drive too. Driving was fun and there was so much to see.

We did cook at the house most evenings and Stornaway just ten minutes away had a supermarket open late and I have to say incredibly inexpensive, selling wonderful local meat.

The owners father was very pleasant and welcoming and available to us any time.

Also the Neighbours were lovely, we did run out of sugar one day.

The only thing that is not clearly stated when booking is if you are bringing dogs. It does state it is dog friendly but it doesn't make clear that the dogs are ONLY allowed in the kitchen and no where else.

This was a bit of a problem for us as we drove from the continent with our dogs and they are absolutely not used to being locked up in a room at night without us. This did lead to quite a few sleepless nights. So i think it may be better to either state this very clearly before one books or maybe not allow dogs at all. I do understand why there were restrictions as the house is so beautiful and one wants to keep it clean.

Apart from that we loved our stay so much and would highly recommend it to anyone. It was a perfect holiday in a perfect location and house.

We would happily return there again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning location, Beautiful house.

  • 5 of 5

We found the house no problem following directions given by owners and met on arrival to be given "the tour". The house is certainly 5* ....furnished and decorated to a very high standard. We would definately recommend the house to all of our friends and we hope to visit again in a couple of years....Mac even organised blue skies and warm weather for our two days.....FANTASTIC. Thanks for all the communications prior to our stay and for allowing us to stay in your beautiful house....and for returning our deposit straight after our departure.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Borve Country House Hotel
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Nearest Train
110 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Borve Country House Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Barvas Bay
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Xmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £0

Rates are not confirmed until your first payment is made. Full terms and conditions apply. These will be issued upon booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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