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Harris-Cuckoo Cottage

Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
27 reviews
Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
On the beach, Luskentyre
Luskentyre dunes
Double bedroom
Box bed in the kitchen
Preparing a special dinner
Family bathroom
Summer flowers on the mach air
Evening  light on the sands
Cottage interior
The snug
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland
Cuckoo Cottage features both traditional and contemporary elements to create a comfortable and easy environment to make a holiday base as effortless as possible. It's underfloor heating provides an unobtrusive ambient temperature even in winter, and the large south facing ground floor windows look directly onto the Harris hills, sea and the island of Taransay.<BR>The cottage is perfectly situated to explore Harris and Lewis, with easy access for hill-walking, visiting historical sites, and walking the miles of white sand beaches which have made the area so famous. The cottage is only metres from the dunes and beach of Luskentyre, providing a constantly changing, highly photogenic experience during every season.<BR><BR>
About the Owner, William P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 27 reviews
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English first
Inverness, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Excellent location and a great stay in a lovely cottage. Having stayed last year we knew it would be good and the cottage was as clean, tidy and well equipped as previously. Although maybe a little maintenance of minimal things is required,like stuff lying around the back of the house, a proper washing line, back door handle loose, kitchen tap...

3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We have just returned from a fantastic week in Cuckoo Cottage. We were really lucky with the weather but the whole trip was perfect. The cottage is ideally located with great and ever changing views over Luskentrye sands. The dunes, vast white sands and turquoise sea can be accessed in 2 minutes. The main beach for swimming is a lovely...

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
* Hand built interior features such as the box bed and staircase<BR>*Tile, slate and oak flooring<BR>*High specification insulation retaining heat in winter
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Feb 25, 2017 -
Mar 31, 2017
6 nights
Apr 1, 2017 -
Apr 29, 2017
6 nights
Apr 30, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
May / September
6 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks are only available in the winter season, prices on application
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Stornoway: 49.1 mi
Ferry: Tarbert: 9.9 mi
Cuckoo Cottage sits above the world famous beach at Luskentyre. It is easily accessed by car ferry and air.<BR>By Cal Mac Ferry (0800) 066 5000 it is only 15 mins from the ferry pier at Tarbert (from Uig, Skye) and an hour from Stornoway (Ullapool ferry). Cars from North Uist will take 20 minutes from Leverburgh<BR>By Air to Stornoway, from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness (FlyBE) or Aberdeen (Eastern Airways), it is very easy to hire a car from Mackinnon Self-Drive (01851) 702984, who will deliver it to the airport and pick up after your departure.<BR>Unfortunately, despite an otherwise excellent Island bus service, Luskentyre is 2 miles from the nearest bus stop.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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