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Kabuis Chalet

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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A newly built, tastefully furnished chalet-style cottage, boasting one twin and one double bedroom as well as a spacious lounge - stocked with interesting books - the magnificently fitted kitchen/dining room and a bathroom with all conveniences. Ideal for, say, a young family, the cottage also boasts a decked, verandah area to the south and west where guests may particularly enjoy sitting of an evening before one of our celebrated local sunsets. In both units linen and towels are provided and the price is, of course, inclusive of full central heating and gas-cooking; electricity in the chalet, being a separate building, is metered. The facilities are well maintained and the Macleod's 'welcome package' for all new arrivals includes fresh flowers and fruit, with the choice of tea and coff...A newly built, tastefully furnished chalet-style cottage, boasting one twin and one double bedroom as well as a spacious lounge - stocked with interesting books - the magnificently fitted kitchen/dining room and a bathroom with all conveniences. Ideal for, say, a young family, the cottage also boasts a decked, verandah area to the south and west where guests may particularly enjoy sitting of an evening before one of our celebrated local sunsets. In both units linen and towels are provided and the price is, of course, inclusive of full central heating and gas-cooking; electricity in the chalet, being a separate building, is metered. The facilities are well maintained and the Macleod's 'welcome package' for all new arrivals includes fresh flowers and fruit, with the choice of tea and coffee and a selection from the day's home baking. Oh, and - yes - Rhoda and Neil are delighted to welcome children and dogs are also welcomed by arrangement with a extra fee being charged. Only half an hour's drive from Stornoway, a little over an hour from Tarbert, and - for the adventurous - a half-hour drive from the Butt of Lewis lighthouse, at the north-western extremity of Europe. Stornoway has all shops and amenities for the visitor and South Shawbost all the peace, beauty and serenity of an ancient crofting township, from the scent of evening peatsmoke to the song and flutter of the birds for which these unspoiled islands are renowned. There's a lovely sandy beach within an easy walk of Kabuis, spectacular cliff scenery, and quiet lochs hoaching with brown trout. There are frequent, beautiful Atlantic sunsets and we're right in the middle of the 'West Side Heritage Trail', an easy tour taking in the most famous monuments on Lewis, from the Arnol Black House - vacated only in 1964 - to the ancient, most mysterious Standing Stones of Callanish.More
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Rhoda M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2010
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Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

We found the hostess Rhoda (& her husband) to be very generous with their extra surprise treats and island hospitality. Weather wise, we had a mixed bag but we’re glad of the cosy comforts of the chalet when autumnal weather blew in. At times we...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Freedom779257
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Lovely location. Good outside space. Sea views.Nice beach close by to walk to. Lots of interesting places to visit. Friendly welcoming host providing extra special touches. Comfortable , clean accommodation. Friendly locals. Gorgeous beaches. Just a fabulous place.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Monica P
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Made very welcome by owners Rhoda & Neil. Nice personal touch with flowers, home baking and smoked salmon in the fridge on arrival. Everything you could need in the chalet and more. Chalet in good central location to explore Lewis and Harris. Can't say enough...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank aksijc
Experience493325, VR Owner at Kabuis Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Our sincere thanks for a glowing review, we can't thank out enough for leaving the property in such an immaculate condition just the way we trust that our guests find it. We are ever so pleased to have met you both and trust that your...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the chalet - it was well equipped and very comfortable within walking distance of a lovely beach (10 mins). The chalet had everything we needed but the real bonus was the owners Rhoda and Neil who were so warm...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Jo H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We stayed in Kabuis Chalet in May. It was a charming place. And it was tastefully decorated and very clean. The chalet was centrally located for sightseeing in Isle of Lewis and Harris. We were blessed with good weather during our stay. Uig, Eoropie and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Additional amenities & feature info
Their Kabuis facilities are justly renowned for attention to detail - you'll marvel at the tasteful, contemporary décor, the high quality of fittings and finishes, the provision of every utensil, gadget, and comfort the Macleods could think of - and, of course, they are never far away if you need anything else. In addition we have a Self Catering annexe, ideal for couples only, all can be seen on a virtual tour - at www.kabuis.co.uk , check this availability calendar as well, if Chalet in booked. This also boast a 4 star grading.
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About the neighbourhood
There have been people here in Shawbost almost as long as there have been people. The remains of ancient settlements have been unearthed at nearby Dalmore and shards of pottery from the Beaker Folk are still regularly unearthed along the shore and even in the local cemetery at Bragar. The original Shawbost community lived hard by the beach, where the mounds of their tumbled homes can still be seen by the lane from South Shawbost. As they exhausted the nearby stocks of peat - their only fuel - the village moved progressively inland. New Shawbost, for instance, was laid out by Sir James Matheson only in 1850 and, a century later, a street of new houses was built up the hill at Grinnavat, South Shawbost. Some traditional wells are still in use and are said to have healing powers; the remain...
How to get there
By air from London, Glasgow, Inverness with either British Airways or Flybe. Cal Mac run ferries from Ullapool to Stornoway, also from Uig in Skye to Tarbert in Harris. Refer to British Airways, Flybe or CalMac websites for up to date timetables. Should you wish to fly to Lewis there are many Hire Car Companies that will welcome you at the Airport, our local one is Arnol Motore gain can be found on website. By sea: Most freight and probably the majority of visitors reach Lewis by Caledonian MacBrayne's ferry service from Ullapool. The well-appointed ISLE OF LEWIS - launched in 1995 - is the flagship of the CalMac fleet and makes two or three double-runs each day from Monday to Saturday. There is no Sunday service. Ullapool itself is just over an hour from Inverness and within five relax...
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