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holiday home in Back

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Situated in the village of Back on the East coast of the Isle of Lewis and 7 miles from the main town of Stornoway we are within easy reach of all the attractions of the Island, including the Callanish Standing Stones, the Carloway Broch and a host of other historic sites as well as lots of wonderful beaches. We are a few minutes walk from the Gress river which is well known for salmon and brown trout fishing. The area is also popular with bird watchers. New to the market this year, we offer this tastefully furnished, two storey house with four bedrooms, a twin room, a double room with king size bed and a bathroom on each floor. The two upstairs bedrooms have their own washhand basin and the upstairs bathroom has a shower, toilet and wash hand basin. On the ground floor, the family bathro...Situated in the village of Back on the East coast of the Isle of Lewis and 7 miles from the main town of Stornoway we are within easy reach of all the attractions of the Island, including the Callanish Standing Stones, the Carloway Broch and a host of other historic sites as well as lots of wonderful beaches. We are a few minutes walk from the Gress river which is well known for salmon and brown trout fishing. The area is also popular with bird watchers. New to the market this year, we offer this tastefully furnished, two storey house with four bedrooms, a twin room, a double room with king size bed and a bathroom on each floor. The two upstairs bedrooms have their own washhand basin and the upstairs bathroom has a shower, toilet and wash hand basin. On the ground floor, the family bathroom has a shower over the bath. a wash hand basin and toilet. A cot and high chair are available on request. There is also a sitting room with open fire upstairs and a sitting area attached to the kitchen. Both sitting areas have a tv and there is broadband available throughout the house. The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer,dish washer, coffee machine and slow cooker, as well as various other items to make your stay as easy and relaxing as a holiday in this area should be. A utility room houses a washing machine, tumble drier for those damp Hebridean days, and ironing facilities. There is space here for boots and jackets. An outdoor area has a rotary washing line for the days when we have a sea breeze! A picnic table and barbecue are also available for the more balmy summer days. Gaelic and English are spoken by your hosts.More
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About the Owner
jan c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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We live nearby so we can be there to welcome you when you arrive and show you round the house and also point out places of interest in order for you to enjoy the Island. Callum speaks Gaelic as his first language and we both speak English. If you have already done your research and decided on your itinerary we are available to provide local knowledge at any time but we do realise that many people just want to be left alone to find their own way around.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, well appointed and comfortable stay with family. Little touches and fantastic hosts made the stay. Lewis and Harris both beautiful. We will be back. Thank you to Jan and Callum.More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 289abigailb
Passport662613, VR Owner at holiday home in Back, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Abigail, thank you for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you and your family in Old Croft House. We hope you will decide to do it again as there is still so much to see and do on the Island. It was...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Good facilities, very useful utility room and boot room. Good views in the upstairs lounge. Children had lots of space to play and watch tv. Well equipped kitchen. Near all the top visitor spots. Good parking and hosts very helpful.More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Kavita B
Passport662613, VR Owner at holiday home in Back, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Kavita and her family were not very lucky with the weather when they were here, however, it did not seem to keep them from seeing a lot of the sites and I believe they found a few beaches nearby for the children to play on....More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Cannot rate this place enough. What a beautiful place to visit! Absolutely stunning! And the ideal holiday home to stay in during your trip! Just can't fault it - such a warm & welcoming couple - Jan and Calum- who made sure we had everything...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Relax401973
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Ideal accommodation for two families, 6 adults, a 3 year old and a baby. Our grandson loved the garden, and the view from the upstairs lounge is spectacular. We loved the island, so many interesting places to visit, Callanish Stones, Blackhouse Village, Lews Castle in...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Aileen H
Management response:Responded 24 August 2018

Thank you Aileen, for your lovely review. Callum and I enjoyed your appreciation of our beautiful island. You seemed to be very comfortable in your surroundings and we had fun seeing your wee Grandson running around in the garden. We would love to welcome you...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

I just had to return to The Old Croft House again as my previous visit had been so enjoyable and I was not disappointed. My partner had never been to the islands before and she was astounded to find such beautiful scenery and beaches so...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Hugh S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km
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