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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. Two well-behaved 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 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. Bicycles of assorted sizes are available for you to use kept in an outbuilding outside the back door along with a bbq (bbq coals are not supplied) and also a wooden garden table chairs/parasol should you wish to dine outside. More
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The Croft H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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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
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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
1  Thank Mrs Beverley W
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Parking
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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The nearest place to buy basic amenities is at the village of Tarbert where you arrive at the ferry port this is 18.8km 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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