Lingerbay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3JE. In a tranquil location on the rocky
east coast of Harris, 18a Lingerbay benefits from stunning 360° views. A
newly built Hebridean long house, this well appointed property sleeps up to 6
guests and comprises an open plan living area with fully fitted kitchen, a
stylishly furnished double height lounge with wood burner, satelite TV and DVD
player and floor to ceiling windows, a slate floor and underfloor heating.
There is one double bedroom on the upper floor plus a twin room with en-suite
shower room, a further double room and a family bathroom on the ground floor.
Outside a decked area has foldaway seating and a barbecue. You'll find plenty
to see and do here, from long walks on deserted sandy beaches, to fishing or
sea trips and wildlife watching - you'll see buzzards, eagles, gulls, otters
and seals without moving off the deck! 18a Lingerbay is also a great base for
touring and idealy located for the St Kilda boat trips from Leverbrugh. Open
all year. Rates from £580 per week. One small dog welcome. Contact:
Beverley Taylor. Tel: 07831 390216.
Abhainn Cottage, Breasclete, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9ED.
Awaiting STB Grading. Within 1.5 miles of the Callanish standing stones,
Abhainn cottage is in the perfect central location for exploring Lewis and
Harris. This traditional croft house has been finished to the highest standard
to provide accommodation for up to 6. It has 2 en-suite bedrooms and an office
with sofabed. The master bedroom has a superking bed and a spacious en-suite
with large double ended spa bath, rain shower and under floor heating. The
living area features luxurious leather couches, a real open fire and a 42" LCD
TV with DVD player. Patio doors open out onto a decking area overlooking Uig.
There is also a large open plan kitchen/dining area with all modern appliances
including a large fridge freezer with ice machine. A full Sky TV package and
free WiFi are included. Open all year. From £450-£980 per week.
Breakfast, evening meal packages and short breaks also available. Contact David
Macarthur. Tel: 01851 621 771.
Isle of Harris. Found on the West Coast of South Harris amongst some of
the most spectacular beaches and superb scenery in Scotland, àilean is a
spacious and luxurious self catering house for up to 6 guests. The superb
accommodation comprises large open plan living area, utility room, bedroom
(king size bed), large bathroom with double-ended bath, separate shower and
infra-red sauna. Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms one with king size bed, one with
twin beds (both en-suite) and a quiet seating area, which is the ideal place to
curl up with a good book. From the large windows at the front of the house
guests have stunning views of Taransay, the Atlantic Ocean, the North Harris
hills and beautiful sunsets. àilean is in a great location in the midst
of the island's world class beaches and is perfect for enjoying outdoor
activities and wildlife watching as well as for exploring. àilean is
just 25 minutes drive from Tarbert and about 1 hour 20 minutes from Stornoway.
Open all year. Rates start at £895 per week. Contact: Alison
Laurie. Tel: 01764 682568. Mobile: 07702 874724.
Aisling Cottage, Meavag, Isle of Harris. Enjoying
magnificent sea views, Aisling Cottage combines a luxurious contemporary
interior with the traditional styling of a croft house. Sleeping up to 8
guests, all rooms are beautifully furnished. The well appointed accommodation
includes a spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining area with all modern
appliances including a dishwasher, Freeview TV, an iPod dock and wireless
Internet, a separate utility room, a master bedroom on the ground floor with
en-suite bathroom, two twin rooms, one with en-suite shower room, and a double
room all on the upper floor, plus a family bathroom. The cottage has its own
private drive and has ample parking for at least 6 vehicles. Aisling Cottage is
3 miles from the Tarbert ferry terminal and conveniently located for a host of
activities in the local area. Open all year. From £400-£800 per
week. Contact Peggy MacLeod. Tel: 01859 502487. Mobile: 07709
Albany Cottage, Kyles, Isle of Harris. This beautifully
modernised detached stone blackhouse dates from 1803 and is set in a peaceful
location 5 miles east of Tarbert in the small village of Kyles. A great base
for exploring, for walking and climbing and for seeking out the gorgeous
unspoilt sandy beaches that Harris has in abundance, you'll find everything
close by including local shops and places to eat. The luxury accommodation is
all at ground level and comprises a large kitchen/diner with separate utility
room, a cosy lounge with a large plasma TV, home cinema system and Sky, one
kingsize double bedroom and a bathroom with corner bath and power shower.
Egyptian cotton linens, bathrobes and Highland Aromatics toiletries are
provided as is WiFi and a welcome pack. Open all year. Rates from £495
per week. Please note Albany Cottage is non smoking and cannot accept pets.
Contact Martin Myers. Tel: 01859 520746.
Aultbeithe, Dalbeg, Isle of Lewis. STB 5 Star Self
Catering. At the end of the road at Dalbeg and overlooking Loch Dalbeg,
Aultbeithe is just 100 metres from a beautiful sandy beach. Aultbeithe sleeps 4
people in comfort. Highly appointed and beautifully presented, the
accommodation comprises a large open-plan living space with stunning views over
the loch and doors that open out onto decking at the front of the house, one
bedroom with a king-size bed, a second with twin beds and a family bathroom.
The walls of the house are covered in art, much of it depicting scenes that can
be reached within minutes. Aultbeithe is just 25 minutes from Stornoway, close
to the Westside Coastal Walk and set amidst some of the most amazing
countryside and archaeological sites in the world. The area round about is one
of Special Scientific Interest and is home to a wealth of wildlife. Aultbeithe
is non-smoking and we're sorry but we do not accept pets. Open all year. Rates
from £700 per week. Contact: Lesley Wiseman. Tel: 01381
Isle of Harris, HS3 3JD. In a stunning location at the end of the
Lingerbay Township road, Bayhead is a large, well equipped, 5 bedroomed
bungalow offered as a whole house or as two separate self catering units: the
original house and extension flat. The original house comprises a fully fitted
kitchen, a dining room, a separate lounge, a family bathroom with shower, one
double bedroom, one twin room plus a single room. There is also a separate
utility room and a second toilet. The extension flat, when booked on its own,
is ideal for a couple or family with a small child. It includes a
kitchen/dining/living area with patio door and additional sofa bed, one
en-suite double bedroom plus a single. Availability of the whole house is
possible, though obviously dependent on whether the original house/flat is
booked. Open all year. Rates from £250 per week. Contact Mairi Ann
Macdonald. Tel: 01876 510233. Mobile: 07780 660790.
Beachview Cottages, 13 Northton, Isle of Harris, HS3
3JA. STB 5 Star Self Catering. Wacky, wild, wonderfully remote on a
wind-buffeted coast in the Outer Hebrides these two luxurious little
cottages revel in Dutch creativity. You'll love it if you crave adventure. This
far-flung crofting town on Harris's rocky south coast transforms in Spring
sunshine into a stunning sweep of wildflowers and birds. Wild walks are the
main attraction; for nightlife, look not for neon lights but stars. Gannet and
Fulmar are sky-blue family bungalows built to withstand the elements: cuddle by
the stove gazing out at storm-lashed seas, or bubble in a Jacuzzi tub in
all-singing, all-dancing bathrooms. These two luxurious cottages, located in
the middle of 5 of Harris's most beautiful beaches, overlook the spectacular
Scarista sands and the ocean beyond. Jan and Suzan are exceptionally warm, fun
hosts who go out of their way for you or leave you in peace to enjoy
fishing, biking, seal-watching, or kayaking with Bart of
Outdoor Adventure. Open all year. Rates from £750-£1085 per
week. Low season short breaks available. Contact: Jan or Suzan Visser. Tel:
Blacksheep House, Strond, Isle of Harris, HS5 3UD. STB 5
Star Self Catering. An architect designed renovation of a traditional Hebridean
blackhouse, Blacksheep House is winner of the Grand Designs Home of the Year
Award and a very special place. In presenter Kevin McCloud's words, "What I
love about this house is that it's almost as if they went up the mountain,
collected bits of mountain, brought them back down and built their house out of
them". The house is situated on the south coast of South Harris, with stunning
views across the Sound of Harris to The Uists. The village of Leverburgh is
only a mile away. Blacksheep House comprises a fully fitted kitchen, a spacious
living/dining room with panoramic windows, a large and secluded bedroom with
comfortable kingsize bed and a luxury bathroom. A second bedroom sits on a
platform above the living space. Open all year. Rates from
£890-£1280 per week. Contact: Dinaz and David Williams. Tel: 01732
Cottages, 5 Scarista, Isle of Harris, HS3 3HX. STB 5 Star Self Catering.
Green Tourism Gold Award. For a truly memorable Hebridean experience, stay at
these two, uniquely designed, luxury turf roofed cottages set in the beautiful
village of Scarista. Delight in the breathtaking panoramic views overlooking
deserted beaches and hills or put on your hiking boots and find undiscovered
Scotland at its best. The cottages enjoy seclusion, being some 100 meters
apart. Each property sleeps 2 and is furnished to a high standard with sauna,
Jacuzzi bath and fully equipped office; linen and towels, Molton Brown
toiletries and fresh flowers are provided as is a complimentary bottle of
champagne and a small hamper of local produce. The owners, Neil and Rhoda will
meet you on arrival and if you wish to sample the wonderful food found locally
they will happily source local produce such as lobster, langoustines and
scallops, during your stay. Open all year. From £1000 (January to March)
to £1600 (April to October) per week. Low Season short breaks available
from November to March. Contact: Rhoda and Neil Campbell. Tel: 01859 550370.
Fax: 01859 550380.
Borvemor Cottages at Scarista, 9 Scarista, Isle of Harris,
HS3 3HX. Five traditional self catering cottages, all differing in
style, Borvemor Cottages occupy a superb location with direct access to a
glorious shell sand Atlantic beach which is enjoyable in all weathers. The
traditional Blackhouse sleeps 2 and is built from stone, wood and thatch. It is
luxuriously finished inside with a king-size bed in the main bedroom,
underfloor heating in the bathroom and a glass fronted coal fired stove in
living room which also has a cosy box bed off it. Vallay House sleeps 5/6
and was reconstructed from what remained of 18th century Borvemor House. It is
fully modernised and has three bedrooms. The lounge is next to the galley
kitchen, which leads in to the dining room, which is adjacent to a sunny patio.
The Byre and Stable cottages, sleeping 6-11, were created from existing
steadings, and are adjoining each other. Finally a Studio Apartment is newly
available. Sleeping 5-6 it has a Friday handover. Pets are accepted in steading
cottages. Open all year. Rates from £425-£850 per week. Contact:
Scott or Margaret Bennett. Tel: 01859 550 222.
Achmore, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DU. An ideal base for touring all parts of
Lewis and Harris, Cleascro House sits in a charming and secluded garden and
enjoys extensive, uninterrupted views to the south of the scenic Harris and Uig
hills. A short drive from Callanish Standing Stones and the old Carloway Broch,
you'll also find an abundance of beautiful beaches close by and plenty of
excellent walking. Trout and salmon fishing and shooting can be arranged. The
accommodation at Cleascro House sleeps up to 12 and comprises, on the ground
floor, a large, well equipped kitchen and a utility room, a separate dining
room, an elegant sitting room, a family room, one double bedroom and one twin
room plus a family bathroom. To the upper floor is a library, a further sitting
area and 4 further bedrooms, 2 doubles and 2 twins, all with en-suite
facilities. Open all year. All inclusive rates from £495-£1250 per
week. Please note this is a no smoking house. Pet friendly. Tel: +44 (0)1835
Clisham Cottage, Ardhasaig, Isle of Harris, HS3 3AJ. STB
4 Star Self Catering. Set in a spectacular location, surrounded by the North
Harris hills and overlooking Ardhasaig Bay, Clisham Cottage offers highly
appointed accommodation for up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. All rooms are
individually and tastefully decorated and the ground floor can be self
contained, making the cottage suitable for guests with limited mobility. The
property comprises, on the ground floor, a fully fitted kitchen, a spacious
lounge with dining area, one double bedroom and a bathroom. To the lower ground
is a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a twin room. Outside is
a decked area, ample parking and an outhouse suitable for storing bicycles.
Clisham Cottage is close to the Ardhasaig Hotel with its excellent restaurant,
within walking distance of the village shop, and under 3 miles from Tarbert.
Open all year. Rates from £300-£550 per week. WiFi is provided.
Contact: Mrs Macaskill. Tel: 01859 50 2066.
Cluer Holidays, 5
Cluer, Grosebay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3EP. Overlooking Loch Stockinish at
Cluer on the east coast of Harris, 5 Cluer is a spacious 3 bedroom house with a
south facing aspect. In a tranquil location, this well appointed property
comprises a well equipped kitchen/dining room, a separate living room with a
feature fireplace and french doors giving access to a patio area, two double
bedrooms each with an additional single bed, one twin room, a family bathroom,
a downstairs toilet and shower room plus a utility room. Outside the patio area
is great for al fresco dining from breakfast through to late evening. 5 Cluer
is a great base from which to explore the island, go fishing, or enjoy one of
the many spectacular walks on Harris. You can also easily while away an
afternoon curled up with a good book in the cosy living room, enjoying the ever
changing sea views from the comfort of your armchair! Open all year. Rates from
£575-£675 per week. Contact Fiona Ross. Tel: 01360
Cnoc Na Ba, Finsbay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3JD. STB 4 Star
Self Catering. Set in the unique landscape of the rocky east coast of south
Harris known as The Bays, amid moorland, inland lochs and hills, Cnoc Na Ba is
an ideal location for exploring the Western Isles. It is great for outdoor
activities such as walking, cycling, fishing, watersports and wildlife
watching; the stunning sandy beaches on the west coast of the island are about
20 minutes drive away; or you might just want to enjoy the peace and
tranquility. The comfortable and well equipped accommodation sleeps 4 guests
and comprises an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with all modern
appliances including Free-view TV, DVD and Hi-Fi, one double and one twin
bedded room, a bathroom with shower bath and a utility/drying room. A high
chair and travel cot are available if required. Outside is an enclosed garden
area with patio and BBQ. Wireless internet access is provided. Open all year.
Fully inclusive rates from £300-£580 per week. Out of season short
breaks (min 2 nights) from £150. Contact Catherine Ross Winton. Tel:
Creagach Chalet, Bedersaig, Isle of Harris. In a superb
location by Hushinish Beach, Creagach Chalet is clean, modern and sleeps up to
5 guests. The accommodation comprises of one double bedroom, one twin and a
single, a separate fully fitted kitchen with all modern appliances, bathroom
and a cosy lounge with satellite tv/dvd player and stunning ocean views.
Outside seating is provided as is secure bike storage. Creagach Chalet is
located 15 miles from the ferry port at Tarbert on the B887, an incredible
drive with many stunning mountain viewpoints. You'll find a range of activities
on the doorstep including endless hiking for all levels, remote beaches,
fishing, eagle and otter spotting and wonderful cycling. Hushinish Beach is
simply breathtaking with its white sands. Open all year. Pets very welcome
indeed. Rates from £300-£485 per week. Short breaks available
during low season. Contact Tel: 01859 560268.
Cottage, 3 Diracleit, Isle of Harris, HS3 3DP. STB 5 Star Self Catering.
Croft Cottage is a newly built self-catering property offering luxury
self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Harris. The cottage has stunning
views over East Loch Tarbet to Scalpay and Skye, and is only a ten minute drive
away from the stunning beaches at Luskentyre and Seilebost and the North Harris
hills. Croft Cottage can comfortably sleep up to six adults in three bedrooms.
The cottage has one king-size en suite bedroom, one twin en suite bedroom and
one disabled access double bedroom. It also boasts a separate Jacuzzi, sauna
and shower room. The open plan living area has a very well equipped kitchen, a
dining area and lounge. Facilities include a DVD player, Satellite TV, and a
computer with broadband access. Croft cottage is in a private secluded area and
is ideal for families. Open all year. Rates from £920 per week off peak
and from £1460 per week in peak season. Winter 3 or 4 day breaks also
available at £500. Contact: Alice Read. Tel: 01859 502338.
The Fisherman's Cottage, 2 Bowglass, Isle of Harris, HS3
3AD. This truly stunning 2 bedroomed holiday home is in the village of
Bowglass, on the shores of Loch Seaforth and near the border between Lewis and
Harris. In an idyllic and picturesque setting with an uninterrupted panoramic
view of the loch and surrounding hills of North Harris, The Fisherman's Cottage
offers comfortable accommodation for up to 4 guests. The property includes a
modern fully fitted kitchen/dining room, a lounge with log burning stove,
TV/DVD with Freesat, iPod dock and WiFi broadband, one double bedroom with a
kingsize bed, one twin room and a family bathroom with both bath and separate
shower enclosure. A great base for touring, you'll find plenty to see and do in
the local area including some excellent walks and cycle routes. Open all year.
All inclusive rates from £450-£650 per week. Sorry no smoking or
pets. Contact Irene Morrison. Tel: +44 (0)1859 502383.
Goodfellow Self Catering, Isle of Harris. Kinnoull at
Tarbert and Greenbank at Bunavoneader are both warm, clean and comfortable
'homes from home' where children can have adventures, dogs can roam and adults
can just totally relax. Kinnoull is set on a hillside above Tarbert and
has a conservatory offering amazing panoramic view across the Minch to Skye. It
is literally a 4 minute drive from the ferry terminal and is ideally located
for all amenities. The spacious accommodation sleeps up to 7 guests in 3
bedrooms. Greenbank is in the peaceful haven of Bunavoneader overlooking West
Loch Tarbert, just 4 miles from Tarbert. Mountains surround the property and
Greenbank shelters in the lee of the majestic Clisham, the highest peak on
Harris. The accommodation comprises a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom
making it an ideal base for couples or a family of four. Open all year. All
inclusive rates are £650 per week (Kinnoull) and £500 per week
(Greenbank). Short breaks and special offer rates may be available. Contact:
Irene Goodfellow. Tel: 01573 224751. Mobile: 07876 771647.
Grandfathers House, 13 Northton,
Isle of Harris, HS3 3JA. STB 4 Star Self Catering. Grandfather's House
is a chunky stone cottage with deep jewel-like windows. This former Hebridean
blackhouse is a uniquely designed, luxury cottage, eco-insulated, warm and cosy
and just a five minutes' walk away from 5 secluded breathtaking white sand
beaches. Open the red cottage door to find open plan living area with a
perfectly equipped kitchen and dining/sitting room with fun furnishings and
owner Suzan's wildlife paintings; and upstairs, an open-plan bedroom with an
excellent queen size bed (plus an extra single bed) and bathroom with marble
wash basins. This is the perfect location for walks along the many beaches. Try
taking Angus' fast boat to St Kilda, dining at Scarista House, enjoying local
seafood at the Anchorage Restaurant at the Pier, or meeting seals on a kayaking
trip with Bart of
Outdoor Adventure. Or stay in, cosy up at the wood stove and watch the
weather. We also have two 5 star family cottages, Gannet and Fulmar, each
sleeping 5 with breathtaking panoramic beach views towards Scarista beach and
the ocean beyond. See our website for details. Open all year. From £750
to £850 per week. Low Season short breaks available. Contact: Jan or
Suzan Visser. Tel: 01859 520315.
Grosebay Cottages, 8 Grosebay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3ER.
STB 3 and 4 Star Self Catering. Located on the rugged east coast of the Isle of
Harris, Grosebay Cottages comprises two well appointed properties - Fraser
Cottage and Old Croft House - both sleeping up to 4 guests. Fraser Cottage has
been awarded 3 Stars and includes a fully fitted kitchen with dining table, a
separate lounge with feature fireplace, 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed, the
other a twin, plus a family bathroom. Fraser Cottage also has a heated porch
where pets are allowed. Old Croft House is graded 4 Stars and comprises a full
fitted kitchen with dining area, a separate lounge, a garden room, one double
bedroom and one twin plus a shower room and separate wc. Sorry no pets. Open
all year. Rates from £290-£390 per week, including towels, linen
and a £20 electricity allowance. Short breaks may be available. Contact
John MacLeod. Tel: 01859 530251.
Harris Holiday Home, Isle of Harris, HS3 3BP. Just 3
miles from Tarbert and with commanding views of East Loch Tarbert, Glen
Carragrich cottage is the perfect place to relax and get away from the stresses
of everyday life. Though including many of the requirements of modern
living, much of the original furnishings have been retained giving a good blend
of character and comfort. The cottage has 3 double bedrooms, a sitting
room, dining/kitchen, bathroom and a porch where books and games may be
enjoyed. We also offer a self catering house in Tarbert which sleeps 4. This
property has been recently refurbished, has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,
dining/kitchen and a separate lounge. Situated in a quiet road off the
main Tarbert-Stornoway road, it is only 10 minutes walk from the ferry terminal
and is ideally situated for exploring the Hebrides. Both properties are
very well equipped with all linen provided and are non smoking.
Rates from £350-£600 per week. Open all year. Contact: Dina
Stewart. Tel: 01224 584864.
Willow and Rowan Cottages, Gisla, Uig, Isle of Lewis. STB 4 Star Self
Catering. Loch Roag Cottages have 3 well appointed properties - Hawthorn,
Willow and Rowan - each offering luxury living in a beautiful setting. Hawthorn
Cottage is a traditional Scottish croft house which has been thoroughly
modernised and re-furbished to create a charming property offering comfortable
accommodation for up to 4 guests. The cottage enjoys a secluded location facing
the Morsgail River and comprises an open plan kitchen/dining room, a drying
room, a separate living room, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a shower
room. Willow and Rowan are two purpose built cottages at Kinlochroag. Similar
in layout, with a large open-plan living space, Willow and Rowan each have one
double bedroom, one twin room and a family bathroom. Open all year. Rates from
£300-£440 per week. All our properties are non smoking and cannot
accept pets. Contact Finlay or Rachel Macdonald. Tel: 01851 672368. Fax: 01851
E-mail: via our online form
Hebridean Luxury Holidays, 7 Sand Street, Stornoway, Isle of
Lewis, HS1 2UE. STB 5 Star Self Catering. Furnished in a contemporary
style,"Metagama","Iolaire" and "Craigroyston" Lodges offer an unsurpassed
standard of holiday accommodation on the Isle of Lewis. All properties have
fully fitted kitchens, include a full Sky TV package, DVD Home Cinema and WiFi
internet and have gardens with off street parking for two or more vehicles. All
have have open plan living areas and cathedral ceilings. "Iolaire" and
"Metagama" have 2 bedrooms and a family bathroom. These are complete with
saunas and Jacuzzi baths. "Craigroyston" has 3 bedrooms, and 2 bath or shower
rooms. "Craigroyston" and "Iolaire" also have outdoor hot tubs. From £749
to £999 per week. Short breaks September through May. Pets Welcome. Tel:
07917 035 295.
Kilda House, Isle of Harris. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
Just a five minute drive away from this luxurious semi-detached house are
Northton's four secluded white sandy beaches. The house boasts excellent views
over Loch Obbe, the village of Leverburgh and the remote South Harris hills.
Scarista beach is close by, as is the picturesque Isle of Harris Golf Club. The
house sleeps 6-7 and is furnished to a high standard with a Jacuzzi bath, 2nd
bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. The owners, Bart and Alica will welcome
you on arrival and are happy to source tasty local produce for you. Kilda House
is a great base for walking, fishing, cycling, sea kayaking, sailing, seal
watching, exploring and more. Open all year. Rates from £950 to
£1350 including all linen, towels, WiFi and HD TV. Low Season short
breaks available. Contact: Bart van den Bosch, Mobile: 07788 425 157 or 01859
Lochhouse Cottage, Geocrab, Isle of Harris, HS3 3HB. In
the heart of the Bays of Harris surrounded by spectacular scenery, Lochhouse is
a 3 bedroom detached cottage offering comfortable accommodation for up to 6
guests. The property comprises a fully fitted kitchen, a separate living room,
a conservatory, 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside is an enclosed deck
area. Lochhouse Cottage is a great place to get away from it all and to sit
back and enjoy the views: though you will also find it a great base from which
to fish, walk, sail, golf or cycle. You'll find everything you need close by.
The ports of Tarbert and Leverburgh are just a short drive away giving access
to mainland Scotland and to the Uists and there are places to visit and things
to do across Harris and Lewis all within an easy days' travelling. Open all
year. Rates from £400-£500 per week including provision of all
linen and heating. Electricity is charged at cost. Contact Mamie MacLeod. Tel:
Longhouse, Broadbay, Isle of Lewis. STB 5 Star Self Catering. Set low on
a hillside with wide, uninterrupted views, The Longhouse overlooks the rare
reed beds of Broadbay to the south and moorland to the east. Floor to ceiling
windows create a stunning vista, from where magical sunsets can be seen and the
ever changing views enjoyed. This is a luxurious property featuring a spacious,
doubleheight living area, two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a quiet
relaxing area upstairs with surprise balcony and an office zone. The main
kitchen/dining/living space is open plan with large windows and glass doors
opening south onto a large deck. Underfloor heating keeps oak floors warm
underfoot and a multi-fuel stove keeps you cosy as the evenings get cooler.
There is a utility/boot room by the entrance lobby and the garage also has
ample storage and hanging space for outdoor gear. Open all year. Rates from
£800 per week. 10% discount for a couple. Contact: Linda MacLeod Brown.
Tel: 01425 483078. Mobile: 07961 445632.
Holidays, Isle of Harris. Located on the spectacular west coast of the
Isle of Harris, our beautiful self catering holiday house sits just 200 yds
from the beach at Luskentyre and is ideally placed for exploring this most
beautiful part of the world. The scenery is breathtaking and large picture
windows bring the views inside, providing an ever changing wallpaper of sea and
sand. The accommodation comprises a large open-plan kitchen and dining area
with all modern appliances, a lounge with woodburning stove and access to a
deck with outside seating, a bedroom with queen-size bed and a bathroom with
both bath and shower. There is satellite TV, a wireless Internet connection and
bathrobes are provided. Open all year. Rates from £450-£775 per
week. Winter short breaks available by arrangement. Contact: Agnes and Bill
Cross. Tel: 07917 432865.
Ocean View, 14
Brue, Isle of Lewis. STB 4 Star Self Catering. Overlooking the Atlantic
coast of the Isle of Lewis, Ocean View is a traditional croft house that has
been extensively renovated and improved to offer comfortable accommodation for
up to 4 guests. The house features exposed stone walls and an open hearth (peat
supplied), as well as the convenience of central heating, new appliances, and
two bathrooms. Ocean View stands in its own grounds, overlooking both Loch Mor
Bharabhais and the Atlantic, and in most weathers is within sound of the surf.
The loch, with excellent salmon and trout fishing, is a short stroll from the
house and the Atlantic shore is an eight-minute walk down the road. A waymarked
path extends along the coast, offering scenery, beachcombing and birdwatching.
Brue is only 14 miles by good road from the airport, ferry terminal, stores and
facilities of Stornoway. The local region is noted for loch fishing,
birdwatching on shore and moorland, archaeological monuments and historical
attractions. Open all year. Rates from £300-£550 per week including
all costs. Tel/Fax: (00)1-613-832-2244.
Old Post Office House, Amhuinnsuidhe, Isle of Harris.
Nestled amongst the north Harris hills, near the shore of Loch Leosavay, Old
Post Office House is in the village of Amhuinnsuidhe 12 miles north west of the
ferry terminal at Tarbert. Hushinish beach is only a 15 minute drive away. This
well appointed property sleeps up to 5 guests and comprises a well equipped
kitchen with all modern appliances, a spacious living/dining room with open
fire, TV with Sky, DVD player and iPod dock, a separate office/games room with
Wii, board games and books, one bedroom with kingsize bed, one twin room, one
single room plus a family bathroom. There is an additional downstairs toilet
and a utility room. Open all year. Fully inclusive rates from
£550-£600 per week. Short breaks from £75 per night (minimum
3 night stay). Free WiFi. Pets welcome. Sorry no smoking. Contact Tina Macleod.
Tel: 01859 520799 or 550386.
Rowan Cottage, Urgha, Isle of Harris. STB 3 Star Self
Catering. A traditional crofters cottage with spectacular views over East Loch
Tarbert, Rowan Cottage offers simple yet comfortable accommodation in the quiet
and picturesque village of Urgha (pronounced Ur-A-Ha). The village is just a
ten minute drive from the main village of Tarbert, with its ferry port, shops,
bank and tourist information centre. A great base for touring, you'll find
plenty to see and do in the local area with activities to suit all ages and
abilities and the close proximity of the ferry port opens up options for island
hopping. The cottage comprises a kitchen, cosy living/dining room with feature
fireplace, satellite television and DVD player, two double bedrooms, one twin
bedroom and a family bathroom. Open all year. Rates range from
£200-£400 per week. Please note: Rowan Cottage is a non smoking
house. Contact: Mary Ann Mackinnon. Tel: 01859 502114.
Scarista Beach House, Scarista, Isle of Harris. Set in an
area of outstanding natural beauty, where the land meets the sea along a string
of fabulous and mostly deserted golden beaches, Scarista Beach House is just
100 yards away from one of the largest and loveliest of these, across a quiet
road, the sand dunes and machair. This traditional Highland cottage has been
completely refurbished, yet it retains many original features including pine
panelled walls and fireplaces in the bedrooms. The well appointed accommodation
comprises a fully fitted kitchen/dining room, a cosy sitting room with open
fire, three bedrooms - two doubles (including one downstairs) and a twin - and
a family bathroom. Scarista Beach House sits in its own grassed and fenced
garden in a peaceful situation, though there are local facilities and places of
interest all close by. Open all year. From £395-£695 per week
including provision of all bed linen and towels. Tel: +44 (0)1835
Sea Side, 5 Old Pier Road, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, HS3
3BQ. Overlooking the sea at West Loch Tarbert, Sea Side is a charming
semi-detached property offering comfortable accommodation just for two. This
well appointed property comprises a small, well equipped, kitchen, a sitting
room with feature fireplace, TV and lounge seating, one double bedroom with
ample storage and a bathroom with a full suite including a shower over the
bath. A conservatory to the side of the property also forms the entrance to Sea
Side and there is adjacent parking. Come here to relax, or make Sea Side your
base for touring. We can't guarantee the weather, but you'll find plenty to see
and do here. And if the conditions are right, you'll see some amazing sunsets!
Open all year. From £320-£420 per week. All electricity, linen and
towels are included in the cost of the let. Sorry no smoking or pets. Contact
Katie Macleod. Tel: 01859 502 845. Mobile: 07899 906809.
E-mail: via our online form
Cottage, Bunavoneader, Isle of Harris, HS3 3AL. Situated in the quiet
village of Bunavoneader in North Harris, Sonas Cottage is ideally located to
explore and enjoy both Harris and Lewis. Discover stunning beaches, magnificent
landscapes and historical sites. Take in a range of activities or just relax.
This very special property provides the perfect getaway for a couple,
comprising a spacious open plan kitchen/diner, a living room with Morso wood
burning stove and multi room music system, a personal cinema room with theatre
seats and a popcorn machine for that romantic night in, a sauna room - a
luxurious area to unwind - with separate rainfall shower, a bathroom with a
beautiful blue cast iron roll-top bath and an en-suite bedroom with kingsize
bed and enchanting sea-view. Open all year. Rates from £550-£980
per week. Contact: Mr and Mrs Morrison. Tel: 0141 954 1579. Mobile: 07804
292501 or 07722 429854.
Stornoway Holiday Cottage, 24 New Street, Stornoway, Isle of
Lewis, HS1 2JJ. Within five minutes walking distance of Lews Castle,
with its beautiful grounds and golf course, Stornoway Holiday Cottage is
conveniently located for everything the island capital has to offer. A great
base for touring, this well appointed property offers spacious accommodation
for up to 8 guests. Of traditional build, the cottage has been recently
modernised and comprises a fully fitted kitchen with all modern appliances, a
utility room, a spacious lounge with Sky TV and surround sound, a separate
dining room, a downstairs cloakroom, a large contemporary bathroom with shower
and free standing bath and 4 bedrooms: 3 upstairs and 1 down. Stornoway Cottage
has a private garden and off road parking. Open all year. Rates from
£500-£750 per week. Includes free WiFi. Sorry no smoking or pets.
Contact: Angus or Christine Macdonald. Tel: 01555 890 799. Mobile: 0782 868
Strathview, 6 Urgha, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, HS3 3BW.
Originally built in 1870, Strathview is a traditional croft house which has
been completely renovated to provide a highly appointed, quiet holiday home
sleeping up to 6. The remains of Scottish blackhouses are dotted around the
croft. From the porch you can see ferries and fishing boats entering or leaving
the harbour at nearby Tarbert. Tarbert has two quality hotels, both with public
bars and restaurants, and a variety of local shops. Strathview is ideally
placed for touring, with fishing, golf, sailing, tennis and walks all within a
short drive. The accommodation comprises a kitchen, lounge with sofa bed and
open fire, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and two bathrooms. The large
porch overlooks the loch and there is decking outside from where eagles and
seals may be seen. Open all year. From £250-£500 per week including
all electricity, fuel for the open fire and bed linen. Pets accepted. Contact
Sam McBride Tel: 01255 862516.
Catering Cottage, Kendibeg, Isle of Harris. STB 4 Star Self Catering.
'Tamh' provides comfortable accommodation in a newly built 3 bedroom house in
the picturesque bays of Harris. The word tamh means 'rest' and you're
guarenteed a restful holiday here whatever the season or the weather. The
property enjoys fantastic views across East Loch Tarbert to the islands of
Scotasay and Scalpay and beyond and comes beautifully appointed and with all
modern appliances including a dishwasher, TV and DVD. 'Tamh' has excellent
provision for disabled guests and ample private parking. Come here to explore
the magic of the Western Isles or to just to while away the hours. Whatever
your reason for making the journey, you won't be disappointed! Open all year.
Rates from £250-£450 per week including all heating, electricity
and bed linen. Contact: Iain Morrison. Tel: 0141-633-3744 or 0141-571-2632.