Port Of Ness (Port Nis) 1.7 miles. No.29 is a luxurious and spacious holiday home resting in the idyllic hamlet of Skigersta (Sgiogarstaigh), on the Isle of Lewis.
This traditional-style croft which has been lovingly refurbished with solid oak doors, underfloor heating, and generous social rooms, making for an ideal escape for families or friends.
On arrival, find private off-road parking for up to four cars, with handy EV charging. Pass the garden, where you are sure to spend plenty of time enjoying the far-reaching sea views while the designated chef can cook up a barbecue dinner and the children play.
Step inside to discover a living/dining room, with a wood burning stove to create an inviting ambience and supplement the already-excellent underfloor heating, perfect for relaxing in the evenings, The spacious open plan, well equipped kitchen includes a comfortable seating area too. These rooms both have full-height ceilings, giving the home even more of a spacious feel, as well as patio doors leading outside.
As you grow tired, choose from three bedrooms across the ground and first floors; a super-king-size master bedroom, a ground-floor king-size, and a twin provide flexible arrangements for your party. Freshen up in the family shower room, home to a power shower for rinsing off after a day at the beach, or indulge in a soak in the freestanding bath, located in the second bathroom. Finishing off the property is a mezzanine area above the kitchen, should you need a ‘work-cation’ it can be used as a study, a cloakroom for extra convenience, and a utility, for keeping your clothes and towels fresh!
When you’re ready to explore, head to the picturesque Port Of Ness, where you can spend the day at the sandy beach, swim in the sea, discover Anthony Barber’s art at the local art shop, or visit the café for lunch; you can also stock up on the essentials at the village shop!
For a family-friendly day out, make your way to Eoropie (Eòrapaidh) Beach, which is popular with windsurfers and has huge sand dunes and a children’s play-park to keep the little ones entertained.
Venture even more north to the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse for a cultural day in this scenic area, or closer to your home-from-home, the Tolsta walk starts just quarter of a mile from No.29.
A luxurious home in an unbeatable area of Scotland, choose No.29.
Rating: Band C
Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: ES-00244-F
About the location
PORT OF NESS
Ness 1.5 miles; Bragar 19.7 miles; Stornoway 26.8 miles
With an intriguing little harbour backed by a jagged headland, merging into an east-facing beach, the Port of Ness rests at the northern tip of the Isle of Lewis. Offering an insight into the legends, lore and long-observed traditions that have shaped the island’s identity, this community, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, is a stronghold of the Gaelic language. Harbour View Gallery is where you will find some of locally-based artist Anthony J Barber's works on view. Cross boasts an inn that looks slightly out of place, along with one of the brightest and most cheerful looking post offices you'll find anywhere. From the nearby Butt of Lewis you can look out across the unforgiving waters of the Atlantic and stand in the shadow of a Stevenson lighthouse built of red brick. Take in the breath-taking scenery from the Isle of Lewis' northernmost point, surrounded by the swells of an ever-rising sea. The Butt of Lewis features some of the oldest rocks in Europe, having been formed in the Precambrian period. Discover Dùn Èistean, an archaeological site on the north east coast, showcasing the ruins of two large buildings amongst grassy tussocks. Stornoway is just 40 minutes away by car, with a busy working harbour, selection of shops selling local gifts including Harris Tweed and award-winning restaurants selling locally sourced food. Visit Lews Castle Grounds and the iconic Lews Castle as well as museums and art galleries. This beautiful location is for those looking to get out and explore the rural landscapes and fascinating Scottish heritage the Isle of Lewis has to offer.
Note: Please bear in mind that this property is located on an island and therefore only accessible by plane or ferry
Note: This property cannot accept Sunday Changeovers.