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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Sonas Cottage is beautifully situated, overlooking a sea loch and with the North Harris hills providing a spectacular backdrop. Perfect for those who enjoy hillwalking as well as those who prefer to take in the scenery from an armchair.
Purpose built for couples, it is ideally situated on the island of Harris and Lewis, its central location providing the perfect base for exploring.
The main village of Tarbert with restaurants and shops is only 10 minutes drive away.
The cottage benefits from luxury touches such as sauna, cinema room, multi-room music system, wood burner, large cast iron bath and rainfall shower.
The property is extremely spacious, with a 3 bed house plan having been adapted for couples, the other 2 bedrooms housing the cinema and sauna room.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Luskentyre 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2.4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stornoway 54 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The cinema system includes a HD projector and a 2m x 1m screen, on which blu-rays, dvds or Sky TV can be viewed. Viewing in comfort is guaranteed from the reclining cinema seats with built in drink holders and snack storage.
In the sauna room is a Helo traditional Finnish sauna along with a large walk-in rainfall shower. There is a Morso multi-fuel stove in the lounge.
About this location
The Hebrides region
The outer Hebrides or Western Isles as they are also known, are a long chain of islands located in the Northwest of the UK.
These Islands are one of the last few unspoilt wild places left in Britain, and they offer fantastic opportunities to see iconic Scottish wildlife, such as - sea eagles, golden eagles, whales, dolphins, basking sharks, deer, otters, salmon and many more.
The influence of North Atlantic Drift, (a warm oceanic current system) ensures that the islands enjoy a relatively temperate climate despite their Northerly position.
The Islands have a long history of inhabitation as evidenced by spectacular monuments such as the Callinish Stones dating from 4,500 - 5,000 years ago, moving forward in time the Norse influence on the islands from their time under the control of the Norwegian kings and Earls, is still evident in place names.
So whether you come for the adventure, wildlife, history or just to unwind, the Western Isles will not disappoint.
This dramatic and picturesque island has many places to explore. From the majestic North Harris hills with their spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife to its many breath-taking beaches.
Offshore, smaller, uninhabited islands may also be accessed, such as the iconic St Kilda, a World Heritage Site with some of the most amazing vistas to be seen anywhere in the world.
The rich cultural heritage of Harris can be seen in its archaeology sites such as St. Clements Church in Rodel, the chapel ruins at Northton, and its standing stones to name but a few.
The living culture of the Isle of Harris can be sampled in the Gaelic language, in music and in song.
This place is truly somewhere special, and the best way to discover how special it is, is to come and experience it for yourself.
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1 Jan 2015
"Excellent all round"
First time visitors to Harris so went with an open mind especially as it was November , we left having experienced one of our best ever holidays, Sonas cottage is perfect in every aspect comfort, amen… More
3 Oct 2014
"Ideal accomodation in an ideal setting."
Superb cottage, real luxury and lived up to our expectations.Beautiful island, we had a fantastic week, loved visiting the beaches - which are outstanding and spotted a variety of wildlife, most excit… More
26 Sep 2014
"Ideal cottage to escape to"
This 'cottage' is a fantastic find on a gorgeous island. From all the reviews I believed I knew what to expect, but the stay still managed to surpass my expectations. The cottage is modern,… More
7 Aug 2014
"Heaven on Earth!!"
This was a special treat for us to celebrate our 'Silver Wedding' and it was just the most idyllic holiday ever. The cottage is stunning, with everything you could ever want or need! We enjo… More
13 Jul 2014
Ideaal gelegen aan een rustig weggetje met op 5 minuten (met de auto) een buurtwinkeltje/benzinepomp. Op 10 minuten een klein supermarktje met slagerij en groenten. De woning heeft: Een allround muzie… More
12 Jul 2014
This is a truly luxurious rental with modern appliances and everything you need to feel at home. The sauna and cinema contribute to make this charming and romantic cottage a comfortable retreat from t… More
27 Jun 2014
"Luxe, luxe en luxe"
Ideaal gelegen aan een rustig weggetje met op 5 minuten een buurtwinkeltje/benzinepomp. Op 10 minuten een klein supermarktje met slagerij en groenten. De woning heeft: Een allround muzieksysteem in al… More
2 Jun 2014
Have just returned from a glorious week on the Isle of Harris! Sonas is more than a home from home it is truly luxurious. From the kitchen , which is full of wonderful gadgets, to the sauna and cinema… More
26 Apr 2014
"For a totally relaxed and de-stressing experience ...... Sonas is the answer"
My husband and I travelled to Harris, landing in Tarbert ready for our 7 day break. We both needed to relax and get rid of the stress that comes naturally with both of our jobs. We always holiday in … More
12 Jan 2014
"even better than expected !!"
It was our 1st time to Harris. We found the cottage only 5 minute drive from the ferry at Tarbert. The cottage itself was fantastic. It was better than expected, and had every gadget & comfort you co… More
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