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A Beautiful Island Home With Stunning Sea Views

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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The house is a large, 4 bedroom family home incorporating 2 king rooms (one en-suite), a double bedroom and a large room with two single beds. There is the option to convert the ground floor sung into a bedroom to with a double sofa bed which allows the house to accommodate 10. The grand lounge has a wood burning stove, reading corner and stunning views of the moor, ocean and village. The dining room has a large, solid wood, 12 seater dining table made from the reclaimed railway sleepers from St. Pancras station when it was renovated to make room for the EuroStar terminal. The kitchen is large and modern and there is a utility area and internal drying space for clothes or wet walkers/fisherman/adventurers. The large, gallery hallway, is also a great space to grab a book and read in sil...The house is a large, 4 bedroom family home incorporating 2 king rooms (one en-suite), a double bedroom and a large room with two single beds. There is the option to convert the ground floor sung into a bedroom to with a double sofa bed which allows the house to accommodate 10. The grand lounge has a wood burning stove, reading corner and stunning views of the moor, ocean and village. The dining room has a large, solid wood, 12 seater dining table made from the reclaimed railway sleepers from St. Pancras station when it was renovated to make room for the EuroStar terminal. The kitchen is large and modern and there is a utility area and internal drying space for clothes or wet walkers/fisherman/adventurers. The large, gallery hallway, is also a great space to grab a book and read in silence. All our bedrooms and our dining room and snug are equipped with digital HD televisions. There is a large bathroom with a walk in shower and slipper bath which also looks out over the ocean and loch. There is a toilet located on the ground floor as well. Outside the property there are 4 distinct garden zones. There is the large lawn suitable for a whole host of your own sports adventures or relaxing in the sun and breathing in the refreshing sea air. There is a fenced area which acts as a sun trap on warm days. It includes a rare example of a Monkey Puzzle tree, our kennels and wood store and the designated smoking area (our property is non-smoking throughout including e-cigarettes). Then there is our vegetable patch. Here we grow our own potatoes, carrots, herbs and rhubarb. If there is any in season we will see what we can do for you! Finally there is the old croft. This area, uniquely preserved, has the ruins of old croft buildings that you can explore and also, usually, has a friendly sheep or two that would enjoy a slide of toast in the morning or, their favourite, a donut (plain!). The house is the perfect place to leapfrog into an amazing island holiday away from the hustle and bustle of life. You will feel the total relaxation and isolation our house offers you.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Pets are limited to some types of dogs and are by arrangement only - please enquire prior to booking
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Mac W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
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Reviewed 13 May 2019

The property is located approx 15 minutes from the main town of Stornoway which is well served with shops and supermarkets. The property itself is in a very quiet location without being remote, has excellent views over the bay. The kitchen is incredibly well equipped,...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Mac W, VR Owner at A Beautiful Island Home With Stunning Sea Views, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2019

We are really pleased you had a great stay and enjoyed the Island. We love it all and we are so glad you did too. Look forward to welcoming you back any time. Try a wild winter stay for a very different experience! Safe travels...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

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Date of stay: April 2018
Mac W, VR Owner at A Beautiful Island Home With Stunning Sea Views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The views from the house are amazing, you can never tire of them. The house is only 12 miles from Stornoway so you never feel too isolated. We return year after year, its our favourite place to go, and the island welcome is what we...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank ayke
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were a group of 7 and we absolutely loved it here. Beautiful rooms with beautiful views of the coast as well as plenty of indoor entertainment, which was really needed because of the weather. It's also only 20 minutes from Stornoway so the shops...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Mac W, VR Owner at A Beautiful Island Home With Stunning Sea Views, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Many thanks for your kind words. Fresh from 3000 miles of Atlantic Ocean that weather is always unpredictable! We are so glad you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you any time. Safe travels.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

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Date of stay: July 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Isle of Lewis Lewis is the largest and most populous of the Outer Hebridean islands, with over 6000 residents living in the main port of Stornoway alone. Bursting with world famous archaeological sites, the Island is blessed with 18hrs of summer warmth a day through June and July and bears the full impact of North Atlantic storms during the winter giving the island the best and most consistent surf in Europe. The whole landscape of the island is built for adventure with great sea cliffs to abseil and bays and islands to explore by kayak or boat. The main town of Stornoway surprises most first time visitors as it has all the amenities and industry of a mainland town, as well as a lively and vibrant social scene.
Getting around
Car Hire Car hire is available from the ferry port, the airport and in town. There are a few companies to choose from and you can find them on the interweb: Stornoway Car Hire Hebrides Car Hire MacKinnon Self Drive Lewis Car Rental Arnol Motors Island Bus Service Buses are available from Stornoway to all over the Isle of Lewis and Harris. Find out more at the Council website or we can provide details on enquiry. Taxis Taxi service is available from Stornoway to all over the island. For details and rates try one of these firms: Stornoway Taxis Isle of Lewis Taxis
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