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Idyllically located bungalow, beautiful view 20 mls from Stornoway Isle of Lewis

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Features:

• Off road parking for up to 3 cars

• Ground floor accommodation

• Ground floor bedroom

• Smoke-free

• Garden / Patio

• Cot available

• Highchair available

• Washing machine

• Dishwasher

• Broadband / WiFi

The Property:

This charming, cottage commands lovely views over Loch Erisort and is conveniently located at the midpoint between Stornoway, Isle of Lewis and Tarbert, Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.

Very well appointed throughout and with extra touches of luxury, this fabulous Isle of Lewis holiday home is ideal for families and couples alike looking for a remote and beautiful area of the country.

The bedrooms all have TVs with Freeview and consist of a super king-size double, a double with an en-suite and a twin room.

The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need during your stay and it also has a dining area, an ideal spot for you to unwind and enjoy the superb loch views with a glass of something refreshing.

Outside this Western Isle cottage is an area that leads out to a natural promontory that stretches into the loch, a beautiful, serene spot which was the location for the shooting of Grannie Islands cottage in the CBBC series Katie Morag.

Wherever you choose to visit, you will be amazed at the space and peace that awaits you on this special island and the comfort you will experience in your wonderful Western Isles cottage.

Accommodation:

All ground floor. Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities:

• Oil central heating with electric fire

• Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs

• Fuel and power inc. in rent

• Bed linen and towels inc. in rent

• Cot and highchair available on request

• Off road parking for 3 cars

• Grassed area with patio and furniture

• Sorry, no pets and no smoking

• Seasonal basic shop and cafe in visitor centre 1 mile away

• Hotel with bar and restaurant 2 miles

About the location:

HABOST

Stornoway 20 miles

The area known as Pairc, South Lochs is made up of a number of small villages and is situated in the south east area of Lewis. Habost is one of the oldest settlements. Visitors to this remote and peaceful Island will enjoy its spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches as well as our many historic sights such as the Callanais Standing Stones reputed to be older than Stonehenge and a well preserved Pictish broch and the Blackhouse village at Garenin. Stornoway is the main shopping town and Lews Castle museum is well worth a visit to view the world famous Lewis Chessmen. The Island is a great place to spot wildlife such as both of Britain's largest raptors, the sea and golden eagle, seals, deer, whales, otter and dolphins amongst many others.

More Details

Owner
Anne Martin
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 September, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow around the Isle of Lewis around the Western Isles

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    En-suit - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking Sleigh Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , En-suit
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Idyllically located bungalow, beautiful view 20 mls from Stornoway Isle of Lewis
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Absolutely excellent

  • 5 of 5

Lovely bungalow, spotless, everything you would want and great views.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
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5

House with a view

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and spacious house for four. Thoughtful owners with great communication and great welcome groceries left for us. Ideal location to explore both Lrwis and Harris Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
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5

Perfect cottage in a lovely location.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the cottage. It was very well equipped to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. It truly felt like home. It was well situated to enjoy the area. Anne the owner made us feel very welcome when we met her and the welcome pack was a lovely thought. We will definitely be booking again for next year. Can’t wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, peaceful setting

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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5

Great house and location. Perfectly prepared for us, very helpful owner.

  • 5 of 5

All communication prior to our visit was very friendly and helpful. The directions were accurate, entry to the property easy. The house was spotlessly clean, and the owner provided an unexpected welcome basket which was very thoughtful and included a very kind gift for a special occasion. The location was beautiful on the shore of a sea loch, with ever-changing scenery, it was captivating. We had easy access to all of Lewis and Harris, very different fro.eachother with so much to see and do. We only had 5 days, so intend to return. We would highly recommend these islands and this accommodation. JS,

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ideal holiday home that exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We found the cottage immaculately clean and fitted out with everything that one would need for a comfortable stay. We were blessed with unbelievably good weather - clear blue skies, light breeze, 20+ degrees C on occasions - just one morning of rain during the entire week.

The cottage was easy to find and conveniently situated to explore the island in all directions. We were fascinated by the birds on Loch Eireasort but disappointed that we didn't see any otters or dolphins as we travelled along the coast - better luck next time.

Visited beautiful beaches at Bosta, Uig and Luskentyre.

The Golden Road on the east coast of Harris offered breath-taking scenery but we were probably fortunate in taking this route in the evening when it was quiet and almost traffic-free.

All in all, this was probably one of the best equipped holiday cottages that I have rented over the last 25 years.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Stornoway
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
2
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Stornoway or Tarbert Harris
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
22
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
2
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
Shoreline
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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