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Braemore Cottage

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Tarbert Isle Of Harris, The Outer Hebrides - Harris Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


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

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Braemore cottage was spotlessly clean and very comfortable."

    Great location and fab views. The hot tub was great. Hazel and Finlay are fantastic hosts - very helpful and friendly while respecting your privacy at the same time. We will definitely return to Braemore Cittage and would not hesitate to recommend a stay here to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2024

  • "Fantastic property equipped with everything you’d need."

    Great views across the bay. Hosts are really friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by Matt5.0May 2024

  • "A great cottage with unrivalled dramatic views."

    Only 10 minutes from the Tarbert Ferry, with good local shopping and amenities, and close to great walking and sightseeing at Luskentyre, Hushinish and Scalpay. Good restaurants nearby too. The cottage itself is modern and spacious - warm and welcoming. The hot tub is an additional bonus for relaxing and taking in the views. Kitchen is well-appointed, but would maybe benefit from a bigger freezer for longer stays or during hot summer weather (which is not out of the question even in the Outer Hebrides!). The hosts are very attentive and helpful and live close enough to respond to any unexpected needs you may have. Harris is a paradise, and this cottage is right at its heart. 100% recommend!

    Reviewed by Andy5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely comfortable house in a beautiful and spectacular location."

    Fantastic views over the Minch to enjoy from the hot tub. The house was spotlessly clean on arrival and has all the basics you require to enjoy your stay. The owner Hazel lives close by and was very friendly and helpful. We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Aug 2023

  • "Superb and well equipped property with great views."

    Highly recommend. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2023

  • "Braemore Cottage was lovely, a well equipped and spacious cottage with amazing views."

    The hot tub was great. Location very good, just outside Tarbert so a short drive after getting off the ferry. Please remember if arriving on a Saturday evening that there will be no grocery stores open until Monday. Luckily we managed to get a restaurant booked for dinner on the Sunday otherwise might have been a bit hungry! Would love to go back ,had a brilliant week and Hazel the host was happy to help with any queries.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very comfortable, calm and well equipped cottage, with stunning views."

    The hot tub brings that extra touch to make the place an ideal spot especially after a long hiking day. We really appreciated the warm welcome, attention and friendliness of our host. A wonderful stay altogether.

    Reviewed by Benoit5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Very comfortable and well equipped. Gorgeous views.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2023

  • "Even better in reality than the pictures - and they were amazing!"

    Fabulous relaxing stay with all the comforts of home and more as I don't have a Hot-tub. Hope we can go back at some point.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Apr 2023

  • "Wonderful New Year spent at Braemore Cottage, exploring both both Lewis and Harris."

    The Cottage is perfectly located to go North and South, with breath-taking views over the Tarbert inlet, day after day we watched glorious sunsets from the hot tub, before heading in, lighting the fire, and enjoying some local gin. The cottage was perfect for us a family of 4, everything you need, beds very comfortable, and did I mention the hot tub! Hazel and Findley, the owners, stay locally, and are so welcoming and friendly. The island is a feast of amazing wildlife - stags, seals, otters, highland cows, eagles - its everywhere, not to mention the stunning beaches, walks, and food. The water is amazing, the air clean, zero pollution, zero stress, you feel so good spending time in his incredible corner of Scotland.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Dec 2022

  • "Wonderful place - perfect to chill out and enjoy the views and surrounding area."

    Hazel and Finlay (owners) were lovely, made sure all was well for us , and let’s not even mention those scallops Finlay brought across ! Brilliant !

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely Cottage that lets nothing too Miss."

    A great View to the Seaside and a really relaxing surroundings.

    Reviewed by Florian5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a great week at Braemore cottage."

    The cottage is really comfortable and the owners are doing the best job in making you feel at home! Love the views and the jacuzzi!

    Reviewed by Annelies5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable and well- equipped cottage with super views providing an excellent base to explore Harris and Lewis."

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Jul 2022

  • "Braemore Cottage is a wonderfully comfortable and most enjoyable accommodation with good quality furnishings and fittings throughout."

    It is set in a stunning location with uninterrupted views across East Loch Tarbert from Kyles of Scalpay, from both the cottage and the adjoining private deck and huge hot tub! Just 10 minutes away from Tarbert, the situation is perfect for a peaceful base from which to tour all areas of Harris and Lewis. Especially in the knowledge of returning to this luxurious cottage at the end of your day out. On a couple of occasions we decided to stay home “chill out” and enjoy what Braemore Cottage has to offer. Thank you Hazel, Finlay and family for providing us with another most enjoyable summer holiday.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Braemore Cottage."

    The location is stunning. The cottage is spacious and cosy. Hosts were really lovely people, nothing was too much trouble. This is the best place we’ve ever stayed in.

    Angela KenchingtonOct 2021

  • "Absolutely perfect, our first time using LHH and I can happily say zero complaints from us, house was perfect, beds and bedding were top quality extremely comfortable, cottage was exactly what we expected, comfortable, high quality and felt homely, addition of hot tub with great view was the cherry on the cake."

    Owners are just across the road from the property which was great if we needed anything (although we didn't). highly recommend staying here, we loved it.

    Gordon SeathNov 2020

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Electric heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • Three Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Open gardens with decking, furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.5 miles, pub 5.8 miles
  • Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed so please consider this when booking

The property

Tarbert 4.7 miles.

A superbly appointed single-storey holiday cottage, Braemore Cottage enjoys a wonderful setting close to Tarbert on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides.

Perfect for families or couples holidaying together, the cottage has been carefully designed to maximise the panoramic views and is sure to make holiday memories that will last forever.

The cottage offers a warm and inviting space with guests stepping into a spacious open-plan living area which has plenty of snug seating with a woodburning stove forming the centrepoint of the zone, the ideal spot for sitting back and relaxing while enjoying quality time with family and friends.

It is not far to step into the well-equipped kitchen which has all the mod cons any discerning traveller would expect and is perfect for preparing a menu of tasty food for your guests.

Why not make the most of the wonderful local produce available right on the doorstep and rustle up some fabulous dishes for the whole family to enjoy?

Gather around the elegant dining table, pour a glass of wine and settle down for an enjoyable and sociable meal while catching up with news of holiday adventures.

When sleep calls, make your way to one of the cottage’s two bedrooms either the welcoming double bedroom or the agreeable twin bedroom, both with Smart TVs and wonderful picture windows offering mesmerising views.

Opening out from the living space are stylish patio doors which help to bring the beautiful Hebridean landscape even closer.

Lounge on the decking awhile taking in those gorgeous views or plunge into the luxuriant hot tub, undoubtedly the perfect way to soak up the stunning seascape.

Tempting as it may be to spend your holiday chilling out at the cottage, there is a whole world of delights on the doorstep so let’s get exploring.

Cross the bridge onto the Isle of Scalpay and breathe in the refreshing Hebridean air with an invigorating walk around the island taking in the famous Eilan Glas lighthouse on the way.

Tarbert is just a short drive away and here you can taste the delights of the Harris Gin Distillery and visit the Harris Tweed Centre to really immerse yourself in the local culture.

A little further afield is Stornoway which is well worth a visit and is the gateway to exploring other neighbouring islands such as St Kilda and the Shiant Isles.

For the family holiday of a lifetime, a trip to Braemore Cottage has to be on your bucket list.

The islands can be reached by flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness; or by ferry from Uig on Skye to Tarbert, or Ullapool to Stornoway.

EPC Rating: Band B

EPC Rating: Band B

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: ES-00213-F

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Stornoway 36 miles.

Tarbert is the main town of the Isle of Harris and is taken from the Gaelic word for ‘isthmus’ or ‘crossing point’ meaning that it joins south Harris to north Harris and the Isle of Lewis. It is known for being the ferry port for Harris and enjoys a stunning setting with dramatic mountains forming a picturesque backdrop to the town. It is home to a selection of shops including Harris Tweed and Knitwear and dining options include The Harris Hotel serving a selection of dishes using locally sourced ingredients, the Pierhouse Café and Restaurant and Island Bites. While you are here you can stock up on shopping essentials at AD Munro and John Morrison. Just outside Tarbert there are wild beach walks, a wealth of watersports and fishing, and a short drive away is the North Harris Eagle Observatory. The Tarbert area is home to a number of art galleries and workshops showcasing a diverse range of artwork including Hebridean Ceramics, the Hebridean Design Company and Clisham Arts and Crafts.

Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental. Note: The garden is not enclosed so please consider this when booking
Note: This property cannot accept Sunday Changeovers. Note: Please bear in mind that this property is located on an island and therefore only accessible by plane or ferry.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter