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Canach Cottage

(Ref. 1110830)

South Boisdale near Daliburgh, The Outer Hebrides - North & South Uist Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "A fantastic cottage, spotlessly clean and with every comfort."

    The bed is sooo comfortable!! The views from the upstairs lounge are wonderful, great sunsets. Excellent position close to the beach, walks and daliburgh for shopping. We would highly recommend Canach to anyone visiting Uist.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Good parking. Well equipped. Conveniently situated to visit many places. Met by the very friendly owner who explained lots of things that we asked.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2024

  • "Great cottage, everything you could possibly need, amazing location"

    Reviewed by Morven5.0Aug 2023

  • "We really appreciated the thoughtful touches that were provided."

    We enjoyed the selection of books especially the book of Wild Birds. The high standards of cleanliness & maintenance and general comfort. It felt welcoming & homely. The upstairs Sitting Room is wonderful with the magnificent views towards the sea. Very clever use of space.

    Reviewed by Angas5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property was amazing."

    It had everything we needed and more. The location was just perfect. Thank you so much Fiona, for making us feel so welcome We had a wonderful time. We will have to come back.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very friendly and helpful and the cottage was really clean and tidy with a lot of things we did not expect"

    Reviewed by George5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    Location was very peaceful with a wonderful beach just 10 minutes away. Cottage was well equipped and very comfortable. We would happily come back. Only issue is that the bathroom window didn't close properly.

    Reviewed by Douglas4.7May 2023

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x children’s bunk
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Electric heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV/DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Private off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed gardens with gravelled area, gardens and furniture
  • Pet-friendly, accepting two well-behaved dogs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.1 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental. Please note: This property only accepts week-long bookings between May - October

The property

Daliburgh 3.3 miles.

Enjoying a tranquil setting in South Boisdale on the Isle of Uist, Outer Hebrides, is the charming country cottage, Canach Cottage.

Providing rustic accommodation, the cottage is perfect for families looking for a pleasant base from which to explore the delights of the Outer Hebrides.

As you approach the cottage, a sense of calm and tranquillity descends and guests can truly feel they are getting away from it all.

Inside, the space is warm and inviting with an open-plan kitchen and dining space greeting guests as they arrive.

Here, there is a well-equipped country kitchen with a good-sized dining area, the perfect spot for preparing family meals and sitting down to catch up on the news of the day.

With so much fantastic local produce available right on the doorstep, the kitchen will certainly be put to good use during your holiday whether it is making a hearty cooked breakfast, a light lunch or a sumptuous evening meal.

Upstairs there is a quirky sitting room with wood panelling and feature windows helping to showcase the stunning countryside views and is the ideal place to get warm and snug for the night in front of the TV and electric stove fire.

The kids will love the bunk beds and for the grown-ups the double bedroom offers a welcoming sanctuary.

If the sun is shining, then the delightful outside patio area is a great setting for chilling out and soaking up the views, while children (and dogs!) can run around the gardens which are safely enclosed.

The views from the cottage help to give a taste of what is on offer in the area from beautiful beaches, fabulous forests and captivating countryside, you really are spoilt for choice.

The beach is within walking distance and if you love wildlife then you’ve come to the right place with red deer and corncrakes often spotted in the area.

Boat trips are available to Barra, Mingulay and St Kilda and Eriskay is a short drive over the causeway – keep an eye out for the famous Eriskay wild ponies.

The picturesque port town of Lochboisdale is worth a visit and just outside the town Askernish Golf Course and the Kildonan Museum.

If you fancy a day out, then Lochmaddy is a short drive and is the main town on Uist boasting an award-winning museum and arts centre and is also the gateway to sailings to the Isle of Skye.

Close to a whole host of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy, Canach Cottage enjoys a wonderfully tranquil setting.

The islands can be reached by flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness; or by ferry from Uig on Skye to Lochmaddy, or Oban to Lochboisdale.

Please note: This property only accepts week-long bookings between May - October

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

DALIBURGH, ISLE OF SOUTH UIST

Lochboisdale 3 miles; Ludag, 6.2 miles; Benbecula 24.8 miles.

Daliburgh is a town on South Uist in the Outer Hebrides and is known for being a crofting town. There is a memorial here to commemorate the life and works of Donald Allan MacDonald, a Gaelic poet who lived in Daliburgh in the mid 20th century. It is a great base from which to explore a fantastic selection of activities from fishing and walking to diving and birdwatching. The nearby Askernish Golf Course is always popular and was originally designed by ‘Old’ Tom Morris and is popular with golfers keen to test themselves on this challenging course. Dining options include fish and chips from the Burnside Chip Shop or for something a little more fancy dine in at the Borrodale Hotel. While you are in Daliburgh you can stock up on supplies at the supermarket and there is also a number of other shops including gifts shops. A short distance from Daliburgh is the fascinating Kildonan Museum and the birthplace of Flora MacDonald as well as a host of fabulous beaches just waiting to be discovered.

Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental. Note: Please bear in mind that this property is located on an island and therefore only accessible by plane or ferry.
Please note: This property only accepts week-long bookings between May - October

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas