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Taigh Eachainn

Bhaltos near Timsgearraidh, The Outer Hebrides - Lewis (Ref. 1110810)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • L Cargill

    “A well equipped, spotless, welcoming house, very close to the local beaches.”

    Very peaceful and greatly enjoyed by the 4 of us on our first visit to the Isles of Lewis and Harris.

    Very peaceful and greatly enjoyed by the 4 of us on our first visit to the Isles of Lewis and Harris.

    - L Cargill, Jun 2022

Summary

  • 1 x super-king-size bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, blender, hairdryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed gravel garden
  • Pet-friendly, sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.8 miles, pub 36 miles
  • Note: Combed ceilings upstairs
  • Note: Please bring own linen for travel cot

The property

Taigh Eachainn and Taigh Tharmoid Ruaidh are two Hebridean cottages which make up 28 Bhaltos which can be let either individually or together. Taigh Eachainn forms a welcoming and comfortable two bedroomed cottage close to Bhaltos beach and the sea loch. With far reaching views across the loch, which fringes one of the many fantastic beaches of soft white sand in this area, comfortable beds and a wood burning stove this is a cosy retreat from which to explore this beautiful island. Just a short walk down from the cottage is the old harbour and jetty and the beach is close enough to carry your kayak down to. With a string of beautiful sandy beaches all around the Uig peninsula you will be spoiled for choice but if you prefer to be more adventurous there are plenty of opportunities for walking, kayaking, and wild swimming too. This lovely area is also rich in history with standing stones at Callanish and the Iron Age Dun Carloway Broch both approximately half an hours drive. Nearby the cottage you will find a well stocked community shop and a community centre that also houses a museum and cafe. With Stornoway just 45 minutes drive north and Harris approximately an hour and a half south you will be able to explore the whole island from this comfortable base. The cottage is newly renovated and is comfortably appointed for a relaxing stay. If you need slightly larger accommodation there is a second adjoining cottage, Taigh Tharmoid Ruaidh, with a double bedroom and bedroom with two bunk beds sleeping four people. The two cottages can be let either separately or together. There is a sound proofed connecting door and corridor linking the two cottages. The islands can be reached by flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness; or by ferry from Uig on Skye to Tarbert, or Ullapool to Stornoway.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location

TIMSGEARRAIDH

Great Bernera 20.8 miles; Stornoway 33.5 miles; North Tolsta 45.3 miles.

Timsgearraidh is a village situated in the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, resting between Doune and Stornoway. The village is known for its white sandy beaches and walks and offers a selection of attractions including Uig Museum. Dining options include Uig Community Tearoom however you will have to travel to Doune in order to find a pub, for example Doune Braes Hotel, while you can stock up on essentials at the nearby Uig community store. Within easy reach of the village is the popular town of Stornoway, where you can find further attractions and amenities such as Raon Goilf Golf Course, bars and restaurants.

Note: Please bring own linen for travel cot. Note: Taigh Tharmoid Ruaidh and Taigh Eachainn are two Hebridean cottages which make up 28 Bhaltos, which can be let either individually or together. Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental. Note: Please bear in mind that this property is located on an island and therefore only accessible by plane or ferry.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter

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