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.
The Hebrides/Skye 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.
Isle of Harris
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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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
28 Dec 2013
Words cannot justify what we experienced at Sonas Cottage. We are still raving about it to anyone who will listen more than 2 months later. If you are the kind of person who loves to get away from the… More
3 Dec 2013
"A Wonderful Winter Break"
If you want to get away from it all whatever the time of year,this is the place for you. The specifications of the accommodation are second to none. If you've been out for a bracing winter walk, … More
2 Aug 2013
"Shelter and comfort"
We stayed for a cold week in June. The cottage is in a lovely location with views across to South Harris. The bay is the site of one of Lord Leverhulme's initiatives - a whaling station that f… More
29 May 2013
"The worst thing about staying at Sonas cottage is having to leave"
My wife and I visit Scotland every year and have spent time on Harris each of the past 5 years, we found Sonas cottage on the Internet and thought it sounded like the perfect place to relax and leave … More
29 May 2013
"Wonderful holiday cottage, would highly recommend it!"
Stayed here on our honeymoon.Accommodation was great, loved the sauna, cinema room and views from the window.Love Harris and Lewis. Had great walks on nearby hills and fulfilled an ambition of visitin… More
27 May 2013
"A perfect, idyllic retreat - couldn't ask for better!"
We stayed at Sonas for a week in July and we cannot rate it highly enough. From the really well equipped and clean kitchen to the giant bath and movie room it had everything we could possibly want. Af… More
27 May 2013
"Heaven here on earth!"
I fell in love with Scotland the previous year, my first trip over the border I am ashamed to say. This from a well seasoned world traveller. I guess one keeps the best till last! For that holiday … More
25 May 2013
"Luxury property in a stunning location"
This was our first visit to the Outer Hebrides. I found Sonas Cottage after much searching on the Internet, wanting somewhere warm and comfortable in case the weather was poor. The property is absolut… More
15 Apr 2013
"Perfect honeymoon destination"
We had always wanted to visit the Isle of Harris and our honeymoon provided us with the perfect excuse. We came across Sonas Cottage on the internet and were very impressed with the facilities it offe… More
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