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The Croft, Isle of Harris

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
7 nights minimum
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The Croft is a beautiful, spacious self-catering holiday cottage on the Isle of Harris in Scotland. Nestled in the centre of acres of private land, The Croft has breathtaking views of Horgabost Beach with its white, unspoilt sands. It is the perfect location for a relaxing holiday for all the family. The cottage has been fully modernised throughout but retains a traditional feel. It has three bedrooms – two doubles and one single – and also a comfortable sofa bed in the dining room meaning that it can sleep up to seven people. There is parking for two cars. You can enjoy cooking delicious meals in the modern fitted kitchen which has a fan oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge freezer and other amenities, and you can eat together in the dining room which has double aspect windows, antique...The Croft is a beautiful, spacious self-catering holiday cottage on the Isle of Harris in Scotland. Nestled in the centre of acres of private land, The Croft has breathtaking views of Horgabost Beach with its white, unspoilt sands. It is the perfect location for a relaxing holiday for all the family. The cottage has been fully modernised throughout but retains a traditional feel. It has three bedrooms – two doubles and one single – and also a comfortable sofa bed in the dining room meaning that it can sleep up to seven people. There is parking for two cars. You can enjoy cooking delicious meals in the modern fitted kitchen which has a fan oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge freezer and other amenities, and you can eat together in the dining room which has double aspect windows, antique mahogany furniture including a table to seat six, and an electric real effect fire. There is also a cosy living room with has a large leather L-shaped sofa and a comfortable rocking chair, a flat screen TV with satellite channels and a DVD player and assorted films, board games to enjoy and another electric fire. The delightful single bedroom is also downstairs and upstairs there are two spacious carpeted double bedrooms and a recently modernised bathroom with a bathtub and mixer tap and fluffy towels and for the 2018 season we have a newly installed downstairs shower wet room with an electric shower. It is a five minute downhill walk from the front door to the sea with delightful views over the award-winning white, unspoilt sands of Horgabost beach. The village of Tarbert, which is where the ferry from the mainland docks,(Uig to Tarbert) is just a 20 minute drive away there you can purchase basic amenities dine or arrange takeaway food. Regular boat tours run from the port to the outlying Shiant islands, home to colonies of puffins and razor bills. Tarbert also offers restaurants and tea rooms, and other things to enjoy such as the Harris Tweed Shop. Bed linen and towels are provided. Dogs are welcome upon arrangement for a fee of £25 per dog - please email to discuss.Dogs must be kept under control as sheep and cows surround the perimeter of the large fenced garden. Please note, there is no wifi at this property at the moment and unfortunately it is unsuitable for those with mobility problems as the path up to the house is very steep. There is an outbuilding outside the back door with a bbq (bbq coals are not supplied) and also a wooden garden table chairs/parasol should you wish to dine outside. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Two well-behaved dogs are permitted (at a cost of £25 per dog). There is an enclosed garden where they can run around but they will need to be kept under control on the surrounding land as there are sheep and cows grazing.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
The Croft H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2019

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Date of stay: June 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The cottage is comfortable and well-equipped with fantastic views. Plenty of outdoor space and bike storage too. We were fortunate to have fantastic weather all week, so were not in very much! Easy walk down to the beach, bike rides from the door. We liked...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank jom935
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Croft House is set up on a hill so you would need to be able and fit to walk up to the front door but we had no problems at all. The weather was not too kind to us on our visit but the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The cottage is in a lovely setting overlooking the fantastic sandy bay of Horgabost & beyond. Lovely sandy beach just a 10 minute walk away. Perfect for early morning swims. Good beach for surfing, body boarding a short drive up and over the hill towards...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Stunning location with views of the mountains and sea. Easy walk down to Horgobost beach. No frills garden but great for the dogs to play in. House clean and well equipped.Had a problem with the televisions free sat box but Pete the maintenance guy was...More

Date of stay: June 2018
2  Thank Mrs Beverley W
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Lovely location and a perfect base for relaxing and exploring Harris & Lewis. Within walking distance is the nice sandy beach at Horgabost and there are numerous places to visit including: Stornoway which has the thoroughly recommended Lews Castle (free admission!), Tarbert, the delightful St....More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Escape693256
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a lovely cottage in a great location to visit some of the most beautiful beaches that Scotland has to offer. There are plenty of places to visit on Harris and Lewis and lots of great places to eat too. The only downside was...More

Date of stay: July 2017
3  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely accommodation, very comfortable.Great views & beautiful beaches nearby.Weather good. We'll be back!

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Gilliankeenan
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Amazing views from every angle. The Croft is ideally situated for exploring Harris - situated in a quiet location it is only minutes from the beach. The Croft is well equipped and we enjoyed our time here.

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank Fiona M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The nearest place to buy basic amenities is at the village of Tarbert where you arrive at the ferry port this is 18.8km approx 20mins away from the Croft. The nearest supermarket is in Stornoway 75km away. (Tesco deliver to the property but orders need to be placed well in advance.)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Croft, Isle of Harris

  • The Croft, Isle of Harris is able to accommodate up to 7 guests. See all property details.

  • The Croft, Isle of Harris has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • The Croft, Isle of Harris has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at The Croft, Isle of Harris must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.