Cairn Dhu Apartment

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland (Ref. 21471)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Situated in an historic listed building on the prestigious Matheson Road, this ground floor apartment is immaculately-presented and superbly located in the heart of Stornoway, the capital town of the Outer Hebrides. Very well appointed throughout and with extra touches of luxury, this fabulous Stornoway holiday home is ideal for a romantic break in this lovely area. The fabulous bedroom has a king-size double bed, perfect for a relaxing night's sleep and the sitting room is bright and spacious with a large corner settee and cosy gas fire, a tranquil setting after a busy day exploring all that the Isle of Lewis has to offer. Guests to this Stornoway cottage will love the private patio area with furniture, a lovely spot for enjoying a morning coffee before venturing out for more holiday adventures. This Stornoway cottage apartment is just a few minutes' walk from the town centre and a short stroll will bring you to Lews Castle, with its stunning gardens and golf course. There are top quality restaurants and a number of local butchers selling the world-famous Stornoway Black Pudding, a must for your breakfast! From Stornoway you can tour the Isle of Lewis and head south to the Isle of Harris, an area of dramatic scenery, wonderful empty sandy beaches and amazing wildlife. There is so much history to soak up in this area and a visit to the atmospheric Callanish Stone Circles is a must, perhaps followed by a wee sample of whisky from the local distilleries, the perfect end to a fun-filled day. Wherever you choose to visit, you will be amazed at the space and peace that awaits you on this special island and the comfort you will experience in your wonderful Stornoway cottage apartment.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire and bay window.

Amenities

Gas central heating with gas fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, iPod and iPad dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Private parking available. Private patio area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk. Golf club and bar 3 mins walk. Coast 5 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

STORNOWAY

Arnol 14.5 miles; Callanish Stones 16 miles.

Stornoway is the only town in the Outer Hebrides and is a bustling and growing area with a busy working harbour, a great selection of shops selling local gifts including Harris Tweed, leisure facilities and wonderful award-winning restaurants selling locally sourced food of the highest quality. Lewis is a place where the lilting Gaelic language is spoken everywhere! Visitors to the town will find plenty to keep them occupied, with many good museums and art galleries and also a smart golf course and clubhouse. The Lewis Chess Pieces have recently come back to Lewis and are in Uig Museum. The large, quiet sandy beaches are close by and provide visitors with wonderful views and the town itself forms a great base for a holiday exploring the unique islands that form the Outer Hebrides. On the north west side of Lewis you can visit the village of Arnol with its Blackhouse Museum, an unmissable visit for anyone wanting to understand the way of life that was once widespread in Lewis. Carloway Broch is nearby and is another fascinating landmark and incredibly well preserved. The whalebone arch and numerous Iron Age dwellings on stunning Bosta beach make for great days out. The friendliness of the local people will astound visitors to the islands and you cannot fail to be impressed with the genteel and contented pace of life you will encounter here.