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Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Bungalow
Greenbank is just 4 miles north of Tarbert in the hamlet of Bunavoneader (heading along the A859 to Stornoway and turning off along the B887 to Amhuinnsuidhe & Hushinish). This 'home from home' offers peace and tranquility in a rural setting with an open outlook over West Loch Tarbert. Mountains surround the property and Greenbank shelters in the lee of the majestic Clisham, the highest peak on Harris. The accommodation includes: 2 bedrooms - a master king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom Living room with open fire (hand-crafted fireplace sourced from Harris stone) and patio door to garden Dining area through open archway off living room Large well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar Bathroom with large bath, toilet and separate shower Additional separate toilet Oil filled central heati...Greenbank is just 4 miles north of Tarbert in the hamlet of Bunavoneader (heading along the A859 to Stornoway and turning off along the B887 to Amhuinnsuidhe & Hushinish). This 'home from home' offers peace and tranquility in a rural setting with an open outlook over West Loch Tarbert. Mountains surround the property and Greenbank shelters in the lee of the majestic Clisham, the highest peak on Harris. The accommodation includes: 2 bedrooms - a master king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom Living room with open fire (hand-crafted fireplace sourced from Harris stone) and patio door to garden Dining area through open archway off living room Large well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar Bathroom with large bath, toilet and separate shower Additional separate toilet Oil filled central heating Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, televisions with freesat, DVD player and CD player Greenbank has its own private enclosed garden and picnic table – parking area is available adjacent to the garden (directly beside the kitchen) There is a good selection of games, puzzles and books for rainy days Travel cot available on request Bed linen and towels are provided. *and NEW for 2020.... Greenbank now has Wi-Fi* All rooms are mainly on one level (except there is an internal step down to the kitchen and to the bathroom) and the property is accessible via two (2) entrance steps. Pets are very welcome. The price includes all electricity. Some coal, kindling and logs are provided for the open fire to get you started, and additional supplies are available for purchase locally if required.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Irene G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 21 October 2020

excellent stunning views centrally located for everything. The house was well equipped and very cosy with a coal fire and also central heating .tarbert and Stornoway the main places not forgetting lever burgh with its nice harbour and again lovely views across the sound of...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Journey45809622499
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Stayed here for the first week of September. The description is very accurate. Very comfortable and warm home. We relaxed very quickly and had a great break. The weather was not so great however spending time lazing around here was perfect. The location is also...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank RB02903
Happiness540996, VR Owner at Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2019

Thank you so very much for your positive feedback on your recent visit to Greenbank. I'm so glad you had a good and comfortable holiday and I hope to welcome you back again in the future Irene

Reviewed 20 August 2019

Perfectly placed in the centre of Lewis/Harris, Greenbanks was everything we hoped it would be. We had a wonderful week, but on the one day when we needed to stay home because of the weather we had a roaring fire and lots of books/games/dvds thoughtfully...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank George5040
Happiness540996, VR Owner at Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2019

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Greenbank and I look forward to seeing you again soon Best wishes Irene

Reviewed 25 June 2019

Our second visit to this magical place, this time with our eldest son and his partner. They loved it as much as we did. It is so peaceful and surrounded by such stunning scenery - you just marvel when you look out from the patio...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank DawnT398
Happiness540996, VR Owner at Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

Oh Dawn and Des - thank you so much for your positive review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your second visit to Greenbank, and I'm looking forward to meeting you again next June Irene

Reviewed 15 April 2019

Well located cottage only 4 miles from Tarbert. Very comfortable and warm. User friendly layout and well equipped- excellent attention to detail. Garden is fully enclosed so you can let your dog out without worrying about the sheep. A great base to explore the wonderful...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Happiness540996, VR Owner at Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2019

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back to Greenbank in the future Irene

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Hubby and I stayed in Greenbank for a week in October. It was our second visit to the Outer Hebrides and certainly not our last. Greenbank had everything you could ask for and more. It was a warm and very comfortable cottage. The kitchen was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Happiness540996, VR Owner at Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review. I'm very glad that you liked Greenbank and enjoyed your holiday. I do hope to welcome you back soon Regards Irene

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was our first trip to the Outer Isles, what a place, we've been doing this type of summer holiday for thirty years, this is the best property to date, just seems to have everything, so much so, we are coming back in 2019, dog...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Management response:Responded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for your positive feedback! Looking forward to welcoming you and your family back to Greenbank next summer Irene

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great location on a quiet road with wonderful views but close enough to the main road for touring. Cottage had everything you could need and more. Plenty of places to walk our dog off site with a useful gate from the cottage leading to the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank valdel2018
Management response:Responded 6 July 2018

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and I'd love to welcome you back to Greenbank in the future Irene

Reviewed 16 June 2018

I know good weather helps but this cottage was excellent. Everything we needed and more. Views and location could not be better. Host efficient and helpful. Would strongly recommend - we will go again Beaches nearby are magical

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank yth100
Management response:Responded 16 June 2018

Hello Many thanks for your positive comments - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Greenbank. It was lovely to meet you and I'd love to welcome you back in the future Best wishes Irene

Reviewed 9 June 2018

As soon as we stepped in the door we knew this was a special place. Welcoming, comfortable, clean and cosy with beautiful views across the bay and of the surrounding mountains. So much thought and effort has been put into the cottage to allow you...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank DawnT398
Management response:Responded 10 June 2018

Thank you so very much for your positive feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. You were ideal guests and it will be a pleasure to welcome you back to Greenbank next year.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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Frequently Asked Questions about Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris

Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Greenbank - idyllic cottage near Tarbert, Harris has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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