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Heisgeir

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Sollas, Isle Of North Uist, The Outer Hebrides - North & South Uist Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Bespoke studio-style pod with double bed, well appointed kitchen, dining and sitting area with under floor heating
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Combi oven/microwave, two-ring induction hob, fridge with ice box, wine cooler, coffee maker, Sage kettle and toaster
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • White Company Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Private driveway parking for 1 car
  • Decking with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 mile, pub 7 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Heisgeir is a luxury purpose-built, studio style pod located in Sollas the north of the Isle of North Uist. Boasting spectacular countryside views, this remote property sleeps two and allows parking for one car; the ideal secluded, romantic hideaway, with only a 15 minutes walk to the closest Sollas beach Step into a compact, open-plan living space where you’ll find a living/diner with a plush, leather sofa to sink into as you watch your favourite show on the Smart TV, a small dining table set for two for your dinner dates, and a fully-equipped kitchenette where you can wow your partner with your culinary skills.

After a busy day out, enjoy a steaming shower, making sure to use the heated towel rail on especially cold days, and plunge into the double bed to catch your rest. If you’re travelling during autumn and winter, bundle yourself up in your coat and scarf, and sit outside on the furnished desk to marvel at the colourful northern lights dancing across the black sky.

You’re ideally placed in Sollas, a popular destination on the Isle of North Uist, known for its amazing sand beaches that run almost the length of the north of the island; one area is large enough to be utilised as a landing strip for small planes!

You can find a local Co-op, where you can stock up on some essentials, just a stone’s throw from the property.

The Hebridean Way passes the property, making this the perfect base for walkers, cyclists and explorers.

On the Isle of Uist, you will find some cultural landmarks, such as St Kilda viewing point and Hut of the Shadow, dotted around the picture-perfect scenery.

For more of an educational day out, head to Lochmaddy for an afternoon of exploring Old Lochmaddy School and the Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre.

Boat trips are available through charter companies to St Kilda, the Monach Isles and wildlife and fishing trips round Grimsay and east coast of North Uist weather permitting For a wonderful base on one of the prettiest isles on earth, choose Heisgeir. Exempt from needing a Scottish Licence to Short Term Let.

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

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About the location

SOLLAS, ISLE OF NORTH UIST

Newtonferry 7.7 miles; Lochmaddy 9.1 miles.

Visiting Sollas on the Isle of Uist is a captivating experience, immersing travellers in the raw beauty of the Outer Hebrides. This remote village is surrounded by pristine beaches and rugged landscapes and offers a serene escape from the hustle of modern life. Strolling along the expansive sandy shores, you'll feel the brisk Atlantic breeze and witness the mesmerising dance of waves against the rocky coastline. Sollas itself is a charming hamlet, which still has some traditional thatched cottages, preserving the island's rich cultural heritage. The warm hospitality of the locals adds a special touch, making visitors feel genuinely welcome. Nature enthusiasts will revel in the birdwatching opportunities, as the area is a haven for diverse avian species. As the sun sets over the Atlantic, casting hues of orange and pink across the horizon, Sollas reveals its enchanting, peaceful character—a place where time seems to stand still, inviting introspection and a deep connection with the untamed beauty of the Scottish isles.

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.
Note: Please note this pod is situated on crofting land where sheep roam freely. We ask you kindly to keep your dog on a lead to avoid any stress to these animals.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas