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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Our luxury self catering holiday cottage was refurbished in 2013 and is now ready to let. Situated on the shores of Loch Blashaval, a sea loch on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides, it has uninterrupted views from the Isle of Harris to the Isle of Skye. The Western Isles have an abundance of wildlife and are blessed with some of the best beaches in the UK with white sand and turquoise water. With free wi-fi, log burner stove. North uist offers superb fly fishing with some of the lochs within walking distance of our house. Great for walkers, fishing, beaches and bird watching.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Clachlan sands 5 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Benbecular 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The Hebrides/Skye region

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

North Uist is a stunning blend of beaches, machair lands and freshwater lochs.

Beaches

The beaches on North Uist are made of white sand and turquoise water. There are too many beaches on the island to visit in one week and information on the best ones can be found in our cottage. It is not unusual to be the only ones on a 2km white sandy beach here in the middle of summer.

Bird watching and wildlife

There is an abundance of wildlife on the island including, corncrakes, hopper swans, sea eagles, short eared owls, whooper swans, red deer, sea otters, harbour porpoises, grey seals, common seals, boat trips to see basking sharks, pilot whales, dolphins and killer whales can be arranged.

www.uistboattrips.com

www.western-isles-wildlife.com

Fly Fishing

There are two main bodies that manage the Lochs on the island and further information can be found on their websites below.

www.nuac.co.uk

www.langasslodge.co.uk/northuistestate.html

Walking

We have books and information in the cottage about walks on the island.

www.walkhighlands.co.uk

North Uist

All the food supplies and fuel you require for a week's stay can be bought from local shops on the island and information on places to eat out can be found in the cottage.

You will find the main Tourist Information Centre for North Uist close to the ferry terminal in Lochmaddy. It is a good place to stop and find out about events and activities taking place in the islands. The small town of Lochmaddy has a bank and cash machine, a general store and gift shop, a doctor's surgery, an arts centre and an outdoor centre where you can experience such activities as rock climbing, sea kayaking and scuba diving.

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3 Sep 2014

5/5

"A stunning house and location"

We spent a week at Rowan Cottage in May and could not have been more comfortable. We found everything we needed in the cottage and more. The rooms were spacious and well furnished. The kitchen was … More

12 Aug 2014

4/5

"A show house that is nearly there"

This is more show house than cosy holiday cottage but is furnished with good new furniture in every room and every utensil has an air of newness about it. The views are indeed superb from the back, b… More

Many thanks for leaving your review. As this was our first year after renovating the property we are still putting the finishing touches to rowan cottage. We will take on board your thoughts and ideas, there will be outdoor furniture for 2015. kind regards Chris

9 Aug 2014

5/5

"The perfect wilderness cottage"

We stayed at Rowan Cottage for a week in August 2014 and had a week of typically mixed, island weather. We loved the Cottage! It is beautifully decorated and furnished and has a cosy feel. The views o… More

We are so glad you enjoyed what Rowan cottage had to offer. The best beaches on North Uist can sometimes take some finding as they are hidden away, but once found are amazing! Thanks for leaving your review kind regards Chris

4 Apr 2014

5/5

"Amazing find Rowan cottage."

Amazing find. Rowan cottage as got to be one of the best cottages on Uist, all newly decorated with no money speared, the quality of furnishings and fittings through out this cottage is all of high qu… More

12 Feb 2014

5/5

"Perfect location, excellent scenery and easy to book"

Not far from the ferry terminal, Rowan Cottage is the perfect find. The cottage is really cosy and well equipped and has amazing views of the Isle of Skye and Harris. There is a telescope which I was … More

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Calendar last updated:13 Sep 2014

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