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Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost

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Recently renovated cottage
Cottage backing onto Luskentyre bay
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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Unique situation on the shore, Seol Mara is an extensively renovated traditional crofter's cottage in the small village of Seilebost, set across the bay from Luskentyre sands, frequently voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Situated on the stunning west coast of the Isle of Harris, Seol Mara is a few minutes drive from the ferry terminal. Access to the shore is from the fenced garden. The cottage has a wood burning stove, tumble drier, washing machine, Tassimo coffee maker, small worktop freezer and slow cooker. Oil fired central heating throughout. We also have another TripAdvisor property listing for Corran cottage in Luskentyre....Unique situation on the shore, Seol Mara is an extensively renovated traditional crofter's cottage in the small village of Seilebost, set across the bay from Luskentyre sands, frequently voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Situated on the stunning west coast of the Isle of Harris, Seol Mara is a few minutes drive from the ferry terminal. Access to the shore is from the fenced garden. The cottage has a wood burning stove, tumble drier, washing machine, Tassimo coffee maker, small worktop freezer and slow cooker. Oil fired central heating throughout. We also have another TripAdvisor property listing for Corran cottage in Luskentyre.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Unknown type
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About the Owner
Gillian and Peter M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cottage is in a stunning location. You open the garden gate and you can walk for miles on the breathtaking Luskentyre Beach. Also, great location for exploring Harris and other islands. The cottage is very clean, cosy and well equipped with new appliances and...More

Date of stay: June 2022
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Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a lovely review. The camping chair idea is a very good one, thank you, we will leave a couple in the house. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning location - best cottage we’ve ever had in terms of the view and beach access. Cottage itself is well equipped and very clean. Many essentials supplied. Provides a good position to explore the islands. Our only minor negative would be the lack of...More

Date of stay: June 2022
Thank Claire p
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Claire, Thanks for the lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 15 May 2022

Our family of 4 (including a preschooler and a baby) had a wonderful week here in May. The cottage is very well kitted out with everything you could need including a cotbed, high chair and even luxuries like a coffee maker, picnic blanket and beach...More

Date of stay: May 2022
Thank AverageJo11
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2022

Hello, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking the time to do a lovely review. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 7 October 2021

Seol Mara is the perfect location for exploring Harris. we walked on beaches, played golf in the howling wind, took a ferry to other islands but generally enjoyed the peace, the wildlife and feeling at home in this brilliant cottage.

Date of stay: September 2021
Thank Pathfinder99419
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2021

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 20 July 2021 via mobile

Spent two weeks in Harris staying in this beautiful cottage. From the minute we arrived we felt ourselves unwind. Peter and Gillian have thought of everything to make the cottage so comfortable and relaxing. The views from the garden are stunning and we spent many...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank 5564DB
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2021

Hello, It was lovely to catch up and see you again. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in Harris and at Seòl Mara, and thanks for taking the time to do another review. Best wishes, Peter and Gillian

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Reviewed 31 May 2021

After our long enforced delay we finally made it to Seol Mara and we were certainly not disappointed. The cottage was warm and cosy and most beautifully kept. But its greatest secret is the view from the kitchen window. At any time of the day...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank njmauk
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2021

Hello, as always such a pleasure to host you. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back to the Hebrides soon. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 13 October 2020

Beautiful cottage with all home comforts and excellent location. Fantastic views down Losgaintir estuary. Will definitely be back.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank lezli ann p
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2020

Thanks so much for lovely review. Come back soon! Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 11 October 2020

We had the most fabulous stay in Seol Mara cottage (19th - 26th Sept) and cannot recommend it highly enough! From before the booking, right up until after our stay, the host (Peter) was absolutely fantastic - so helpful with everything from keeping us updated...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2020

Absolutely delighted you had a great stay and enjoyed the cottage. Hope to welcome you back to the Hebrides one day. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 11 September 2020

So thankful to have stayed at Seol Mara... we have had the most wonderful week. The cottage is in a superb location, beautiful views over the white, sandy beaches every morning that you wake up. Peter’s well written directions made finding it so easy, even...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Gail D
Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you for taking to the time to leave a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Peter and Gillian

Reviewed 7 September 2020

We've just returned from Seol Mara and enthusiatically endorse the descriptions by previous reviewers. The croft was a great base for outdoor activities and touring by car or bike, and a comfortable, cosy refuge in less clement weather. The kitchen reminded me of a bird...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Gillian M, VR Owner at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2020

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a great review. Best wishes Peter

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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Frequently Asked Questions about Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost

Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Seol Mara Cottage Seilebost must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.