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View of 18a Lingerbay18a 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.
E-mail: beverley.taylor@blueyonder.co.uk
WWW: www.molban.co.uk

View of Abhainn CottageAbhainn 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.
E-mail: stay@luxuryhebrideancottage.co.uk
WWW: www.luxuryhebrideancottage.co.uk

View of àileanàilean, Borve, Isle of Harris. Located on the West Coast of South Harris with its superb scenery and spectacular beaches, àilean is a spacious and luxurious self catering house sleeping up to 6 guests. The superb accommodation comprises a large open plan living area downstairs, plus a utility room, a bedroom with kingsize bed, a large bathroom with double-ended bath, a separate shower and infra-red sauna. Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms one with a kingsize bed, the other 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 providing a great base for touring the islands more widely. àilean is just 25 minutes drive from Tarbert and about 1 hour 20 minutes from Stornoway. Open all year. Rates from £925-£1420 per week. Contact: Alison Laurie. Tel: 01764 682568. Mobile: 07702 874724.
E-mail: alison@harrisholiday.com
WWW: www.harrisholiday.com

View of Aisling CottageView of the living room at Aisling CottageAisling 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 120457.
E-mail: bookings@selfcateringharris.com
WWW: www.selfcateringharris.com

View of Albany CottageThe view from Albany CottageAlbany 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.
E-mail: info@albanycottageharris.com
WWW: www.albanycottageharris.com

View of BayheadBayhead, Lingerbay, 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.
E-mail: macbayhead@aol.com
WWW: www.bayhead-harris.co.uk

Location of Beachview Cottages The View from Beachview Cottages 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 Harris Outdoor Adventure. Open all year. Rates from £750-£1085 per week. Low season short breaks available. Contact: Jan or Suzan Visser. Tel: 01859 520315.
E-mail: beachviewcottages@hotmail.com
WWW: www.beachviewcottages.eu

View of Blacksheep HouseView of the living room at Blacksheep HouseBlacksheep 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 870501.
E-mail: dinaz.williams@btinternet.com
WWW: www.blacksheephouse.co.uk

One of Blue Reef CottagesOne of the cottages in its settingBlue Reef 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. Weekly rates are £1100 (November to March), £1600 (October) and £1760 (April to September). Low Season short breaks (November to March) from £220 per night. Contact: Rhoda and Neil Campbell. Tel: 01859 550370.
00 E-mail: info@stay-hebrides.com
WWW: www.stay-hebrides.com

View of Vallay HouseView of Borvemor Blackhouse 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.
E-mail: info@borvemorcottages.co.uk
WWW: www.borvemorcottages.co.uk

View of Clisham CottageClisham 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.
E-mail: stay@harriscottage.com
WWW: www.harriscottage.com

View of 5 CluerCluer 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 770963.
E-mail: feefross@outlook.com
WWW: www.cluer-cottage.co.uk

View of Cnoc Na BaView of the sitting room at Cnoc Na BaCnoc 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: 01859 530232.
E-mail: info@cnocnaba.co.uk
WWW: www.cnocnaba.co.uk

View of Creagach Chalet and Hushinish Beach The living room at Creagach Chalet 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.
E-mail: Creagachharris@gmail.com
WWW: creagach-harrischalet.com

View of Croft CottageCroft 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.
E-mail: enquiries@croftcottageharris.co.uk
WWW: www.croftcottageharris.co.uk

View of Fern CottageFern Cottage, Scalpay, Isle of Harris, HS4 3YB. This traditional croft cottage has seen recent renovation to a very high standard and offers spacious accommodation for up to 7 guests. Set in a stunning location overlooking the village and South harbour, you can watch the various small craft that use this natural sheltered haven from here. There is also an abundance of wildlife and sea birds. Fern Cottage is only 10 minutes drive from Tarbert and, via the bridge which connects Scalpay to mainland Harris, you'll also find wonderful beaches within a 20 minute drive. An ideal base for angling, walking or exploring the island of Harris and Lewis, Scalpay village boasts a Post Office, newsagent/grocery store and café. The property comes well appointed with satellite TV and free wireless broadband and has adjacent parking and a picnic area outside. Open all year. Rates from £450-£500 per week. Please note: Fern Cottage is no smoking throughout and cannot accept pets. Contact: Chirsty MacKinnon. Tel: 01859 540305.
E-mail: scalpayharris@gmail.com
WWW: www.scalpayharris.com

View of Kinnoull View of GreenbankGoodfellow 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 £525 per week (Greenbank). Short breaks and special offer rates may be available. Contact: Irene Goodfellow. Mobile: 07876 771647.
E-mail: irene@goodfellowselfcatering.com
WWW: www.goodfellowselfcatering.com

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 Harris 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.
E-mail: beachviewcottages@hotmail.com
WWW: www.beachviewcottages.eu

View of Grosebay Caravans The view from Grosebay CaravansGrosebay Caravans, 5 Grosebay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3EF. Grosebay Caravans are two well appointed 6 berth caravans located in the village of Grosebay on the beautiful Isle of Harris. Only 7 miles from the ferry terminal at Tarbert, you'll find Grosebay a tranquil retreat in the most stunning of settings. The caravans make a great base for walking, fishing and bird watching, for a family or group holiday, or for a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of mainland life. There are miles of white sandy beaches to explore plus sites of historical interest to visit. The accommodation comprises an open plan living space with a fully fitted kitchen, lounge and dining area with a TV, one double bedroom, one twin room and a shower room. The seating area in the living space converts to a second double bed if required. Open all year. Offered at £280 per week. All gas, linen and towels are included in the let. Electricity is by coin meter. Contact Neil or Catherine Mackinnon. Tel: 01859 511246.
E-mail: mackinnoncath@hotmail.co.uk

View of Glen Carragrich CottageHarris 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.
E-mail: glencarragrich@aol.com
WWW: www.harrisholidayhome.co.uk

Hawthorn CottageHawthorn, 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 672241.
E-mail: via our online form
WWW: www.gisla.co.uk

View of Interior of CraigroystonHebridean 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.
E-mail: stay@hebgroup.co.uk
WWW: www.hebrideanluxuryholidays.co.uk

View of Kilda House Inside Kilda HouseKilda 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 520315.
E-mail: harrisoutdoor@hotmail.com
WWW: www.beachviewcottages.eu

View of LiosbeagLiosbeag, Near Bhaltos, Isle of Lewis. This appealing seaside cottage in the tiny village of Bhaltos, is situated on the west of the Isle of Lewis and offers well appointed accommodation with amazing views. It is just over thirty miles from the 'capital' of the isle, Stornoway, where the ferry crosses from Ullapool on the mainland. The property comprises a bright, open plan, lounge/kitchen/dining room which runs almost the entire length of the ground floor and has large windows framing views more beautiful than any picture. From the sitting area there is access to a decked veranda, ideal for alfresco dining. Upstairs, in the eaves, is a good size twin bedroom and an open galleried double bedroom, both with wonderful views. A downstairs shower room and separate utility/drying room complete the accommodation. Open all year. Fully inclusive prices from £325-£595 per week. WiFi included. Please note this is a no smoking house. It is pet friendly. Tel: +44 (0)1835 822277.
WWW: www.unique-cottages.co.uk/cottages/west-coast/hebrides/dt9-liosbeag

View of Lochhouse CottageView of the living room at Lochhouse CottageLochhouse 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: 01851 702682.
E-mail: mamiem.macleod@hotmail.co.uk
WWW: www.lochhouse.co.uk

View of Lewis Longhouse View of the living areaThe 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, double–height 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.
E-mail: stay@lewislonghouse.com
WWW: www.lewislonghouse.com

View of house and beachView from the loungeLuskentyre 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.
E-mail: info@luskentyreholidays.co.uk
WWW: www.luskentyreholidays.co.uk

Ocean ViewOcean 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.
E-mail: oceanview@istar.ca
WWW: www.home.istar.ca/~psutherl/oceanview/

View of Old Post Office HouseOld 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 £540-£650 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.
E-mail: info@oldpostofficehouse.co.uk
WWW: www.oldpostofficehouse.co.uk

View of Rowan CottageView of the living room at Rowan CottageRowan 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.
E-mail: mrs.ma.mackinnon@gmail.com

View of Scarista Beach HouseScarista 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 822277.
WWW: www.unique-cottages.co.uk/cottages/westcoast/obj298453/scarista_beach_house

View from the conservatory at Sea Side 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
WWW: www.cottageguide.co.uk/seaview-harris

View of Sonas CottageSonas 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.
E-mail: sonascottages@btinternet.com
WWW: www.sonas-cottages.com

View of Stornoway Holiday Cottage One of the bedrooms at Stornoway Holiday CottageStornoway 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 0002.
E-mail: info@stornowayholidaycottage.co.uk
WWW: www.stornowayholidaycottage.co.uk

View of Strathview The view from StrathviewStrathview, 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.
E-mail: sampat.mcbride@btinternet.com
WWW: www.cottageguide.co.uk/strathview

View of 'Tamh' Self Catering Cottage'Tamh' Self 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.
E-mail: bookings@harrisselfcatering.co.uk
WWW: www.harrisselfcatering.co.uk

View of TidesreachTidesreach, 5 Flodabay, Isle of Harris, HS3 3HA. A stone built former hebridean croft house, Tidesreach is set in a stunning shoreside location in the dramatic rocky bays area of East Harris. Views from here extend to Flodabay shore and out over the Minch towards the Isle of Skye. This is a peaceful, tranquil area and one where it is easy to get away from it all to a slower pace of life. Tidesreach enjoys a private setting within the small crofting community of Flodabay and has been sympathetically restored to create a homely property which combines comfort, character and rustic charm. The accommodation comprises a hand-built country style kitchen, a separate utility room, a cosy lounge with Free-sat TV and DVD, two bedrooms (one double and one twin) a bathroom with bath, sink and toilet and a dressing room with a shower. There are enclosed gardens to the front and side of the cottage with outdoor seating. Open all year. Rates from £290-£490 per week. Contact Rebecca Beale. Tel: 01859 530394. Mobile: 07979 088178.
E-mail: rkbtidesreach@outlook.com
WWW: www.tidesreachisleofharris.co.uk

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