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A Peaceful And Picturesque Island Home With Stunning Sea Views And Vast Moors

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,421 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Relaxing Home With 4 Bedrooms (2 King, 1 Double, 2 Single), Big Lounge, Dining.

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 to accommodate up to 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!).

We do allow dogs but we do restrict them to certain parts of the property eg the kennels, garage, utility area, kitchen and dining area.

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 Details

Owner
Mac Walker
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 November, 2017

About Mac Walker

Strategist and business consultant my family's roots are in the wilds of north west Scotland on this island. With roots in Clan MacLeod I bought this property so that everyone, especially families, can enjoy the setting I had as a kid to grow up in.

Mac Walker purchased this house in 2014

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis in Western Isles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2421 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Ground Floor WC - Toilet , General use downstairs toilet
    Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , The main bathroom
    En-Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , The en-suite is connected to the master bedroom
  • Our main bathroom contains a large, walk-in shower, with slipper bath. These look out to the ocean and the loch and are in perfect isolation of everything else. We also offer a ground floor toilet and en-suite facility
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • The Ava Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Cots availale
    The Gemma Bedroom (Master) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En-suite; Cots optional
    The Isla Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Cots available
    The Christine Room - 2 Single Bed , Cots available
    Snug Conversion - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double Sofa Bed when room converted
  • 4 Bedrooms with a Snug that can be converted to be a bedroom. See room details.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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A Peaceful And Picturesque Island Home With Stunning Sea Views And Vast Moors
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
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Lovely family home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in a beautiful area with short drive to some spectacular and quiet beaches. Lucky enough to see whales in the bay behind the house.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very impressed the Whales and Basking Sharks made a show! Glad you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back any time. Safe travels Heb home
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5

Superb comfortable well equiped house with great views.

  • 5 of 5

We were staying here for a weeks fishing and the house was really excellent. It was large, comfortable, and really well equipped. A lot of thought had been put into all aspects of the house. The locations suited us perfectly for our fishing - much of which was on the loch and river (Barvas) just down from the house. All in all a superb weeks holiday - Thanks Mac.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much Kevin! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, we appreciate you choosing our home and would be great to have you back - and hopefully the Salmon and Trout will race toward your hook this time! Safe travels, Mac and all @HebrideanHome
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5

Brilliant Hebridean stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation in quiet location. House well appointed and in excellent condition. Mac's interest and care was reassuring.

Would recommend the holiday property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure hosting you for your stay and we hope that you will come back in the future to our jewel of an Island and our home. As always, safe travels.
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5

Another fantastic week in this brilliant location!

  • 5 of 5

Hebridean Home is a truly great place to base your holiday on Lewis. Spacious, comfortable and looking out on a stunning view, it provides all we need in a holiday home from home. Mac and Steve ensure all is provided for everyone. We will return!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting us again and we look forward to welcoming you time and time again. Thanks also for your kind comments. We do everything we can to improve the home - the view takes care of itself! Safe Travels - all at Heb Home.
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5

Perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and comfortable house, perfect for getting together with our family and friends. The Outer Hebrides are captivating and this was the perfect place for us to experience them.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Emily. Very glad you enjoyed your stay and was great to have you with us. We hope you come back, the island always has more up it's sleeve throughout the year. Safe travels.
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5

Hebridean luxury

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house in a fabulous location - views are amazing.

The house has every thing you could possibly need and is a home from home!

Mac is a pleasure to deal with and we would have no hesitation in recommending this beautiful house for your stay in Lewis. We will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, we really appreciate the feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I'm glad you enjoyed the house, but more, the island. You will be welcome back with open arms and lovely views! See you soon! All at HebrideanHome
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Stornoway
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Borve Country House Hotel
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Stornoway
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Stornoway
Nearest Train
110 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Borve Country House Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Barvas Bay
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Xmas 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,499
for 7 nights
From
£357
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £0

Rates are not confirmed until your first payment is made. Full terms and conditions apply. These will be issued prior to the point of booking. Ensure you read these especially the cancellation conditions.

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