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St. Duthus House

Stornoway, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 945987)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Beautiful house with all amenities (including many we did not expect) and very nicely furnished.”

    Very comfortable bed. Lovely big family bathroom and second toilet/shower room very handy. A real home from home. Spacious but cosy despite the freezing temperatures outside. Good central location but quiet as well and easy to find. Mr MacLeod kindly met and transported us from the late ferry which we really appreciated. Also the early check out so we could catch the 7am ferry on departure was a bonus. The welcome pack was indeed most welcome. We had been travelling all day, so arriving ...

    Very comfortable bed. Lovely big family bathroom and second toilet/shower room very handy. A real home from home. Spacious but cosy despite the freezing temperatures outside. Good central location but quiet as well and easy to find. Mr MacLeod kindly met and transported us from the late ferry which we really appreciated. Also the early check out so we could catch the 7am ferry on departure was a bonus. The welcome pack was indeed most welcome. We had been travelling all day, so arriving to find everything we needed for supper and breakfast provided, including Mrs MacLeod's delicious marmalade, was just fantastic (saved us a late night walk to Tesco). Mr MacLeod was also most welcoming and checked that we had everything we needed during our stay. We would certainly like to stay again and would definitely recommend St Duthus to anyone visiting Lewis.

    - Mr Connor, November 2019

The property

This delightful and traditional detached Victorian house is located in the centre of the town of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

This spacious house is ideal for families or small groups who wish to explore the Isle of Lewis/Harris and the surrounding area.

Set over two floors, the three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room are all on the first floor, with the living areas downstairs.

The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need during your stay and it also has a dining area, and there is also a dining area in the open plan living area.

The lounge has the bonus of an electric fire, so why not relax in front of it with a good book or whilst planning what you wish to see and do during the remainder of your stay?

Within a couple of minutes’ walk is the harbour where you can watch local fishermen and maybe sample some of the day's catch.

On your doorstep are a variety of coffee shops, restaurants and gift shops selling locally produced gifts.

The Lews Castle College with its magnificent grounds are within easy walking distance of the house and the amazing sights of Callanish, Carloway Broch and Gearranan Blackhouse village are less than an hour’s drive away.

The Hebridean beaches on Lewis and Harris are also easily accessible from this lovely holiday home.

A delightful base for exploring the Outer Hebrides.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with electric fire and dining area.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and harbour 5 mins walk
  • Note: One step down from kitchen into utility with low headroom.

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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, the magnificent Lews Castle Grounds and the iconic Lews Castle, many good museums and art galleries and also a smart golf course and clubhouse. 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 Callanish Stones from the Neolithic are also well worth visiting. 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.

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