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The Rock House

The Rock House has commanding views over the Sound of Taransay
16 reviews
The Rock House has commanding views over the Sound of Taransay
The Rock House is nestled into the landscape, built into a natural rock garden
The Rock House melds into the landscape of Borve valley, and has stunning Atlantic views
Excellent sea views from the living room in the Rock House
Cosiness in the Rock House Living Room is delivered by wood-burning stove resting on a slab of rock
A Superking size bed made from drfitwood, is in the bedroom
The kitchen and dining area all have views towards the ocean
Slate stone and driftwood features are throughout the fully-equipped bathroom
Featured in the bathroom, a walk-in shower and separate bath tub
Borve beach is just a few minutes walk away
Kayaking in crystal-clear waters off Borve beach
Borve beach, just a few minutes walk away, at low tide
The Sound of Taransay, with a full view of Taransay Island, which is part of Borve Lodge Estate
The view from Taransay towards West Harris and Luskentyre Beach
Taransay waters, at Paible, the main area of entry and harbour
Taransay sandspit beach
Taransay sandspit beach
A typical Harris sunset, as seen from the Borve headland. Next landfall, America ...
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland
Nestled within a garden of ancient stone and heather, with a view over a golden sand beach, and the Atlantic beyond, sits the Rock House. Made from 3-billion-year-old stone, the interior is raw, simple and reliant on natural materials from the environs of Borve Lodge Estate, the location of this award-winning 5-star accommodation. Full comforts are throughout: super-king size bed, walk in shower, satellite TV, WIFI, under-floor heating and a well-appointed kitchen.<BR><BR>The Rock House is the perfect spot to explore the pristine west coast of Harris, one of Europe's last undeveloped ocean locations. Within the environs of Borve Lodge Estate, guests can enjoy various sporting activities: fishing, shooting or just exploring the Estate's rugged landscape. The Rock House is about 250ms from an Estate beach, and guests ha... Read more
About the Owner, Borve Lodge E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL677696
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Marion M
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

A modern architect designed eco friendly turfed house with underfloor heating. Set on a hillside overlooking the white sands of Borve beach. Equipped with everything you could wish for - including fluffy dressing gowns, drying room, washing machine, immaculate kitchen - and floor to ceiling windows in the spacious living, dining and sleeping space. The bathroom is enormous with a...

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1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The Rock House is one of a kind.Built to a very high quality overlooking Borve beach.Variable weather but some incredible photo opportunities.Lindsay and Steve couldn't have been more helpful.

Nick L
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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Just spent 3 nights in The Rock House. Wish we had stayed a week. This place is beautifully appointed and has everything you could need. Would absolutely recommend it. Might seem expensive for self catering, but you get what you pay for. We will be back, and I don't say that about anywhere (apart from the Caribbean!)

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We have a strictly no pets policy at both The Rock House and The Broch <br><br>Each property is designed to accommodate 2 adults only
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
1 Apr 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
High Season 2017
3 nights
30 Sep 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Low Season 2017
3 nights
23 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
Christmas & New Year 2017
7 nights --
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How to get there
Airport: Stornoway: 70.0 km
Ferry: Tarbert: 20.0 km
There are two ferry services providing direct links to the mainland. Ullapool-Stornoway and Uig (Skye)- Tarbert. Or you can reach Harris via the Berneray-Leverburgh Ferry from the Uists. The Uist islands to the south are connected to the mainland by ferries travelling from Oban and Uig (Skye). All of these ferries are operated by Caledonian Macbrayne.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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