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“great location, super cottage”
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Bog cotton at mid summer
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Bog cotton at mid summer
A peaceful haven Red House or Tigh Dearg with its iconic red roof  renovated from an old blackhouse The charm and character of the old blackhouse
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45 reviews
Bog cotton at mid summer
A peaceful haven Red House or Tigh Dearg with its iconic red roof  renovated from an old blackhouse
The charm and character of the old blackhouse
Cosy evenings by a log fire
Cosy lounge with reclining sofa
King size bed
The mezzanine is a spacious light filled bedroom and lounge
Kitchen and dining area
Picnic Hamper
Luxurious wet room with underfloor heating and heated towel rails
Standing alone in the Bays of Harris. the only traffic the ferry to nearby Tarbert
Dramatic scenery all round the coast
Evening in August viewed from the house.
Looking down from the heather covered hill, an eagles eye view.
Autumn glow on October morning
Rainbow season in September
January sunshine and a bracing walk along a deserted beach
Sand and sea Neisabost beach in January
Snow House, magical atmosphere of snow covered Harris
April and a spectacular sunrise
One of the neighbours
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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rowanligh...
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“great location, super cottage”
Reviewed 8 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Ideally located to explore Harris this cottage has everything you need. The owners, Tracey and Alisdair, are very welcoming. We really enjoyed staying in the Red House as a base for our week's holiday.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Shifnal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

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Liked best: The bliss of solitude in a warm,comfortable haven.
Liked least: The final 100 yard walk to the property - in bad weather.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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FlamingoF...
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A Timeless Gem”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

A lovely old home brought up to date, the Red House is the perfect base for a holiday. Even when the weather was poor we were able to sit and look out over the lovely sea views. It has all the requirements that modern living demand. It is handy for Tarbert and if you are feeling fit you could walk there.

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ffenochs
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ideally located cozy and beautiful cottage.”
Reviewed 10 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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We had such a wonderful time at the Red House. It is in an ideal location, so close to a grocery store, pub, and restaurants, yet so private and secluded on on your very own peninsula. Even in the winter, the house kept us cozy and we woke up every morning to beautiful sea views, sunning seals, and meandering sheep. The house itself is beautiful as well, meticulously remodeled and lovingly decorated. The owners, Tracy and Alisdair, were wonderful and welcoming. They thought of everything, going out of their way to make our stay special. Everything that previous guests have written is so true. This house and this place will exceed your expectations, however high they might be.

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Your age range 25-34
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Amanda D
Prenton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A cottage to fall in love with....on an island you won't want to leave”
Reviewed 23 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

We knew we had chosen a fantastic cottage when we came across this special little place and read the amazing reviews from other lucky people. You will not regret booking this accommodation - it is utterly delightful and a pleasure to come back to each day. We were dumbfounded by the exterior and interior of this cottage - Alasdair and Tracey have put their heart and soul into the place and it shows everywhere you look. We were greeted warmly and welcomed with a thoughtful hamper of provisions. The owners had really thought of everything which made The Red House a very comfortable home from home. The location is stunning and it is hard to tear yourself away from the views and sounds of the island. I had a tear in my eye on leaving - a good sign of a wonderful holiday.

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Liked best: The tasteful decor and wonderful renovation of a beautiful old cottage
Liked least: The holiday coming to an end
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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