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Airigh nam Fiadh

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Geirinis near Creagorry, The Outer Hebrides - North & South Uist Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • house (7)
  • eco (7)
  • allan (6)
  • great (6)
  • stay (6)
  • host (5)

12 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a great stay at Airigh nam Fiadh, and Allan was a lovely host."

    The house was warm, very comfortable and extremely well-equipped. The views were stunning. And the air hockey went down a storm with the kids!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Mar 2024

  • "A Mary Poppins house, "practically perfect in every way"."

    Great home to stay in and Allan the host, was so helpful and lovely. The games room was fab too! 100% recommended and we would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Oct 2023

  • "What a stunning house beautiful clean and everything we needed perfect location ..."

    What a stunning house beautiful clean and everything we needed perfect location for the full island the kids had a ball plenty to do with walks on the beach,swingparks close football parks close and at night Allan had thought of everything a games room to keep the kids happy at night great host nothing was a bother will definitely be back 10 out of 10 couldn't fault it thx again Allan

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fabulous place to stay, so much space."

    Clean and comfortable. Allan was very helpful - would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2023

  • "It’s absolutely huge so much space most bedrooms have large en suite bathrooms."

    large kitchen diner which is great for family/groups of friends and large sitting room with great views over Loch and onto mountains. Large utility room as well. Pretty much every utensil one could want. We have been a couple of times before and because such high quality shows no signs of wear and tear. Allan takes huge pride in place and making sure everything is just right - one of our party had forgotten his wellingtons and Allan very kindly managed to find a pair for him on a Sunday. Would be hard pushed to find anything as good in South Uist to match it. All very comfortable tons of hot water and lots of eco power. Also have games room in garage. Good location for exploring North and South Uist. Co op just up the road in north uist for all day to day supplies.

    Reviewed by Julian5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay"

    Reviewed by Valerie4.7Aug 2023

  • "Simply brilliant, the location next to Loch Bi was nice and tranquil."

    The house was really big, well equipped and catered for everyone. The kids loved riding their bikes round and round the house (no traffic to worry about), and seeing the sheep that kept visiting through the fence. The games room was an added bonus for which a few late night sessions were had. The location was ideal being fairly central with easy access across the islands. For those that can do without broadband, no issues as there is a fiber connection to the house. I would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2023

  • "I cannot recommend this property highly enough."

    It was exactly as it looked online - beautiful! Stunning views, comfortable, spacious and had everything we could possibly need during our stay. The highlight for the kids was, of course the games room. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Jeni5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great property, fully kitted out and wonderful host."

    Recommended.

    Reviewed by Ross5.0Jul 2023

  • "We spent a very enjoyable week at Airigh nam Faidh."

    The property did not disappoint & more than lived up to our expectations. If anything, the online photographs do not do it full justice. The house is spacious, comfortable & has all that we could need from a holiday cottage in a beautiful, quiet location. Comprehensively equipped kitchen, large living areas, big bedrooms & generous bathrooms, & all spotlessly clean. Well placed to access all of the Uists we found this to be the perfect location. The owner was on hand if needed & was very friendly & helpful, & I am sure would have sorted any problems should we have had any. We didn't! 100% recommend this outstanding property for a wonderful holiday on South Uist. For sure, we will be back.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Wonderful house , lovely views."

    Exceptionally well appointed and a great place to return to and relax in after visiting the islands . Convenient for golf at amazing Askernish and the little course at Benbecula and within easy reach of a day trip to Harris We would love to come back

    Reviewed by Clifford5.0Jun 2023

  • "Airigh nam Fiadh is an exceptionally clean, quiet, well equipped and well maintained house which is well served with local shops, including seafood outlets."

    West Gerinish is an ideal base from which to visit North and South Uist, Benbecula, Eriskay, Barra and the wider Western Isles including St Kilda. The house is readily accessible from both Loch Maddy and Lochboisdale ferries. Energy is provided by on-site renewable sources. Allan is an unobtrusive but charming and helpful host who lives in the village so is usually on hand if needed. We have stayed at Airigh nam Fiadh too may times to recall and hope to continue to visit for many years to come. Thoroughly recommended. Karen and Steve

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jun 2023

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin, First floor 1 x family room with two king-size and en-suite bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen / dining area and separate sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • External games room
  • Ground source heat pump central heating
  • Electric range-style cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, and beer fridge in the games room
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • 3 in 1 pool table/air hockey/table tennis
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • Garden with lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 4.3 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Creagorry 4.5 miles.

Perched in Geirinis near Creagorry, Western Isles is this eco-friendly self-catering property, Airigh nam Fiadh (or the Deer Pasture).

Run almost exclusively on renewable energy and boasting thoughtfully-decorated interior, pretty views and close proximity to the shores of Loch Bee, Airigh nam Fiadh welcomes eight guests to relish the ultimately retreat to Scotland.

Enter the property to be impressed by an open-plan living space boasting a well-equipped kitchen guaranteed to impress any budding chef, dining space for intimate mealtimes and a homely sitting area with Smart TV and woodburning stove where you can sit back and relax after a long day.

An external games room hosting a three-in-one pool table/air hockey/table tennis is ideal for occupying the more competitive members amongst your party; while the added convenience of a utility homing washing machine and tumble dryer ensures your holiday wardrobe stays fresh no matter how muddy your adventures become.

Completing the ground floor is a king-size, double and twin bedroom, all neatly-presented and two with en-suite shower rooms along with a ground-floor bathroom with luxurious jacuzzi bath; ascend the staircase to discover an additional family room with two king-size beds and en-suite bathroom where you can catch up on some much-needed rest and recovery.

Step outside into a charming lawned garden to bask in your surroundings a little long and relish a late-night tipple as you plan for the days ahead.

If you can tear yourself away, begin your day at Loch Bee where you can try your hand at fishing, bird watching, wind surfing, kayaking or simply take a relaxing stroll along the shoreline.

From your doorstep, journey to the sandy trails of Cula Bay or embark on a long walk through the countryside where you can experience the true uniqueness of Uist yourself, with many of the local’s keeping cattle and working the machair lands.

Travel south ensuring to stop off at Ormacleit Castle, Arinaban Woodland and Calvay Castle for a taste of history; alternatively, test out your swing at Askernish Golf Club ahead of refuelling at one of the local pubs nearby.

Fill your days with Scottish adventure with a stay at Airigh nam Fiadh.

EPC Rating: Band B

EPC Rating: Band B

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: ES-00097-F

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

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About the location

CREAGORRY

Daliburgh 17.8 miles; Lochmaddy 20.9 miles

Creagorry is a peaceful coastal village on the south shore of Benbecula. It is known for the causeway which links it to South Uist and it offers several attractions including a historic 19th century inn. Dining options include the nearby Dark Island Hotel, while you can stock up on essentials at the Co-op. Within easy reach of the village is the lively town of Balivanich, where you can find further attractions and amenities such as a bakery, takeaway and the island’s airport.

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. There are 3 separate ferry routes to get to the Island.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas