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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A newly built, tastefully furnished addition to a traditional croft house, located on the outskirts of Stornoway. It has one double master bedroom (with a king size bed) and private facilities right beside the master bedroom, including a power shower. A spacious lounge on the first floor enhances the beautiful views.
On the ground floor, there is a bright airy dining area/library which is stocked with an extensive range of reading material; a compact fitted kitchen with all conveniences and a wc/shower room.
The apartment is finished to a very high standard with many interesting features. It is decorated in a tasteful country house style and has solid oak floors throughout and tiled floor in the kitchen.
This is an ideal base for exploring these enchanting islands. Stornoway is the main town on the island with a vibrant Arts centre, leisure centre, golf course, walking trails and restaurants. It is also home to Lewis Castle with extensive walking trails overlooking the harbour.
Alternatively, the apartment's location is ideally suited for a restful and relaxing break with many accessible beaches in close proximity.
The period of let is from 16.00pm on the day of arrival until 10.30am on the day of departure.There is ample parking available around the property. It is idealy suited for 2 people although a sofa bed is also available for extra guests.
A high standard of cleanliness is maintained and expected at all times
.These are a sample of what is to be seen on the island;
•Hebridean Celtic Festival
•Sea Trips and stunning beaches
•Fishing On Lewis
Harris Tweed Mills
An Lanntair Arts Centre
•Callanish Standing Stones
Golf courses and beautiful walks
For more information about the islands look up; http://www.visithebrides.com/
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||6 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stornoway Airport 8 km, Nearest railway: N/A|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Hebrides/Skye region
Lewis is the largest and most populous of the Outer Hebridean islands, with over 6000 residents living in the main port of Stornoway alone. Bursting with world famous archaeological sites, Lewis holds the Neolithic 'Callanish Stones,' (which predate the Egyptian Pyramids) the Pictish Carloway Broch (roundhouse) the Norse mill house and many more.
The west coast of these islands experience the full impact of the North Atlantic swells and have the most consistent surf in Europe. The entire landscape of the island is built for adventure with challenging sea cliffs to abseil and bays and islands to explore by kayak or boat.
The main town of Stornoway surprises most first time visitors as it has all the amenities and industry of a small mainland town, as well as a lively and vibrant social scene, especially at the weekends! There are a host of pubs, restaurants to keep you busy as well as organised events and ceilidhs. In Stornoway, the Lews Castle grounds is an extensive mixed woodlands planted in the mid 19th century by Sir James Matheson and now owned by the community. There is a huge variety of trees including some rare foreign species. Common seals fill the harbour and it is likely that you will spot dolphins, whales and sharks if you venture out onto the water.
Isle of Lewis
The Outer Hebrides have been inhabited for 6,000 years and many historical sites and standing stones tell of an intriguing past.
Arts and culture
The Outer Hebrides is a source of inspiration for artists whose work can be viewed in town shops, galleries and studios.
The Outer Hebrides is the heartland of Gaelic culture and the language is still spoken by many islanders today. You can take part in many events which feature the language and music.
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29 Jun 2014
"Everything we could have wished for"
Taigh Geal was everything we could have wished for. The apartment was beautifully decorated and furnished with taste and style at every turn. Luxury linens and carefully selected quality equipment mad… More
16 Jun 2014
My title says it all, we could not fault this apartment. A great roomy property with all mod cons in Newvalley. A quiet croft area with great views but with easy access to Stornoway. Stornoway has all… More
10 May 2014
"Highly recommended; lovely and very well equipped apartment"
Excellent apartment in the outskirts of Stornoway. It is located on route to the Butt of Lewis and is a 2 minute drive away from a large Coop/6 minute drive from city centre. The apartment is brand ne… More
29 Jan 2014
"A lovely clean, warm, comfortable home"
We had a wonderful week staying at 'Taigh Geal'. The proprieters were so friendly and helpful and gave us a true Hebridean welcome. The house was very comfortable, clean and warm. The upstai… More
11 Aug 2013
We really enjoyed our stay at Dalmore Cottage. It is very spacious and well layed out. The bed in the master bedroom was very cosy. The house has all appliances you need. We felt very welcomed as soon… More
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