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Glenview Cottage - Sits neatly on a bluff with a commanding view over the village and beyond.

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Notes: This property can only be booked from Friday to Friday.

Glenview Cottage is a superbly renovated, beautifully furnished self catering property on a stunning site over what must be the loveliest villages on the Isle of Lewis. When you bowl down to Tolsta Chaolais and turn left, up the wee sweep of hill to Glenview you're at once enthralled by it's stance. The house sits neatly on a bluff with a commanding outlook over the village - and much of Lewis and Harris and beyond. It has flexible accommodation for up to four people consisting of the Master double bedroom with an immaculately designed en-suite together with another double bedroom and a single room. All bedrooms are beautifully decorated and with the softest and most inviting comforts and furnished to the highest of standards. In addition to the en-suite there is a main bathroom, serving the needs of the restful occupants of the Calanais and Dail Mor bedrooms. Tolsta Chaolais is at the heart of the West Side Historic Trail.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, 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 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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8 Sep 2014

5/5

"A fantastic place to stay"

Had a wonderful holiday on the Isle of Lewis, the accommodation was excellent with everything you could ask for. A beautiful island with lovely beaches and places to visit. Would certainly recommend… More

17 Aug 2014

5/5

"Wonderful cottage"

If you are looking for a warm, well equipped, comfortable cottage overlooking a picturesque village near to the Callanish standing stones, Gearannan black house village and Carloway Broch look no furt… More

31 Jul 2014

5/5

"The perfect base for our family holiday"

My wife and I were very pleased with the cottage, and would gladly swap it for our own home! With 2 one-year-olds we were concerned that we wouldn't find anywhere suitable to stay but out twins l… More

29 Jun 2014

5/5

"Five star experience"

My husband and I had an absolutely amazing time staying at Glenview Cottage. The welcome and hospitality that we received on arrival was outstanding and way above what was expected. The owners of the property (Rhoda and Neil) were so friendly and genuine when they welcomed us to the cottage and straight away we felt at home. The cottage itself is in a stunning location and we found that we were well placed for exploring and visiting the various places of interest.
Walking in the front door, it immediately felt like home. It is decorated and furnished to the highest standard. Everything inside was in immaculate condition and it was very obvious that the owners had put a lot of time, effort and thought into making Glenview a 'home from home' - there was even a good selection of DVD's, iPod docking station and music system.
The cottage was of ample size and totally exceeded our expectations. Our only disappointment was that we didn't stay for longer!!
We will definitely be back and would not hesitate for a second to recommend Glenview.

22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Perfect home base for a holiday on Lewis"

After a very warm welcome, we spent a wonderful week in Glenview Cottage. The house was very well equipped. We enjoyed most the lovely and personal details you normally don't find, like local CDÂ… More

3 Jun 2014

5/5

"Amazing holiday, very comfortable cottage, stunning views!"

We stayed in Glenview Cottage at the end of May 2014. It was quite hard to find at first as we arrived late at night due to ferry being delayed because of bad weather. Rhoda and Neil are fantastic hos… More

Hi Maria & Andrew

Many thanks for your wonderful review, we shall need to get the child friendly plastic cups, plate etc, must get up to speed with this and wil ask some young Mum what best to go for. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Kindest regards
Rhoda & Neil

1 Jun 2014

5/5

"A perfect place in a perfect location."

Rhoda and Neil met us at Glenview and gave us a warm welcome (including a cake and some delicious salmon) and told us about the the the local sights and ameneties. The cottage is modern, tastefully furnished and very cosy with central heating as well as a stove in the lounge which burns peat and coal which is provided. The cottage has a raised decking area from which the views of the surrounding lochs and hills are breathtaking. Access to the broch, stone circles and wonderful golden beaches is easy and there are walks suited to every taste and ability.
We would have no hesitation returning to Glenview..

12 May 2014

5/5

"5 star cottage...perfect home from home"

The very moment we were greeted by Rhoda, Neil and Rusti we knew this place was going to be special and we were not disappointed. Rhoda and Neil greeted us with a cuppa and cake and told us everything we needed to know about the area and recommended some places to visit.
The cottage is very well equipped and has everything you need. The location is perfect and very central for sightseeing on the islands. It was a pleasure to come back each evening to sit in the conservatory stick on some gaelic music and take in the view. This is a real home from home and our only regret is that we could not spend more time here. We would not hesitate to go back.

29 Apr 2014

5/5

"Lovely Cottage in a stunning location"

Glenview cottage was great and the location was beautiful. The cottage was comfortable with all mod cons.The oil fired central heating kept it cosy, or a fire in the multifuel stove was enough to keep the living room and kitchen toasty. We enjoyed sitting in the conservatory in the sun and watching the world go by - mainly just sheep and birds (Grey heron, cormorants, greylag geese, raven, and once a golden eagle).
Rhoda the owner lives just a few miles away and was very welcoming and helpful. The Callanish stones and the Broch at Carloway are nearby and both well worth a visit. The cottage is a good base for exploring the rest of the island by car and there are stunning beaches not too far away.

28 Apr 2014

5/5

"Idyllic location for a perfect family holiday"

We enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Rhoda and Neil's fabulous cottage with our two children (aged 7 and 5), which was truly home from home. The cottage stands in an impressive location with superb… More

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