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Cottage on the Croft in rural village - stunning views. Central heating  No oil or electric charg
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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38 reviews
Cottage on the Croft in rural village - stunning views. Central heating  No oil or electric charg
Living room with wood burner, leather sofas and loads of island based books.
Bedroom with king size four poster bed.
One of the two bedrooms with 2 single beds, all bedding and towels provided. Country cottage feel
Kitchen, dishwasher,home laundry, microwave, fridgefreezer - with your welcome pack on the table .
We have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor
We send you our tourist/vistor map and info pack to help you organise your holiday before you come
Sun set at Bosta Beach - golden sands - pure delight you will go far to find a more romantic spot.
Bosta daytime - site of Neolithic round houses 'Beaker Period' settlement
Iron age reconstructed earth house built on site of real iron age village site - still visible
The Bosta tidal bell - rings as tide come in and out very spooky esp at night.
Bosta beach bell close up
Two local cows think about going in for a dip!
This is the sea shore at the bottom of the croft great rock fishing. There is a rod in cottage.
The Bridge at Valasay walk over the Toab Loch an ideal location for seeing seals. Great rock fishing
The bridge to Bernera with its standing stones - There is also a Viking Mill and Fort on Bernera
Standing Stones of Bernera reflect the major stone circle  site at  Callanish ( 30 min drive)
Edge of the village looking back to Lewis
This is the view over to Little Bernera with its  deserted beach and old church yard. Boat trip.
Yet another Bernera fresh water loch. Fishing for trout on Bernera is great fun.
Bosta beach view over to Old Hill - golden sands ideal picnic spot. Iron age house opned in summer.
The Lewis Chessmen - Uig Beach - this is where the carved Viking chess set was discovered.
Cheer Up -Cheeky chops !!!!! this is the king - other wood carvings seen  at ferry and airport
Traffic congestion - Lewis style - no need to be in a hurry.
Statue to the herring girls of Stornoway who made Stornoway famous.
Lewis Castle  refurbishment in process -  hope to open next year.
Sunrise at cottage Feb 2015
Looking back to Lewis
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland
Harsgeir View WiFi cottage was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor - "for having consistently earned outstanding feedback from Trip Advisor travellers".

Harsgier View is a modernised stand alone cottage in the Village of Hacklete on Great Bernera. (once home of my wife's ancestors) it sleeps four people it has one double room - one twin room and is in an ideal "get away from it all" location for a relaxing holiday. This cottage is run as a small family island based business. We are partner to a local business that offers boat tours and exploration of the island of Little Bernera.

The cottage has oil central heating, double glazing and is fully fitted for self -catering. Dishwasher, Microwave, Home laundry, Phone line and WiFi access. Wooden flooring throughout, leather sofas and...
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About the Owner, Calum W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 53 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL179647
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Jacquelin...
Nairn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in May 2017

Perched high up on the hill, the cottage pops into view as you round one of the sharp bends on the windy single track road. Pleased with the quality of furnishings, lovely and clean with flowers and welcome pack a nice thought. Lovely walks in all directions from the cottage with the dog. We did the whole of Lewis and...

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Cheers thanks for that we're glad you enjoyed your stay Calum

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chippenham
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in April 2017

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jkg2007
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

From the wonderful welcome basket of locally produced goodies to the comfy four poster and the kitchen that was so well equipped we happily self catered (ok, it was mostly fresh scallops, black pudding etc) but still it was no drama to self cater here. And so to the views...from waking up to the sheep peering quizzically at you through...

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Thank you for the lovely review we are glad you enjoyed the area and the cottage Regards Calum and Anne

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Amenities
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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$110
£85
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$713
£550
Apr 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Summer 2017
7 nights
$130
£100
$130
£100
$778
£600
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About the neighborhood
The village of Hacklete is one of many small villages on Bernera which make up this unique rural environment where the people are friendly and welcoming. <BR><BR>The cottage is centered in a district steeped in Norse history. Village names resound like a role call from Viking Valhalla Valtos, Kneep, Reef, Uigen, Mangersta , Hacklete, Valsay and Croir the origin of the name Bernera ( Bjarnarey) thought to be Bjorn's Island. Bernera is the site of the Land Riots of 1874 a direct response to the Highland Clearances history was made when the result was a new Act of Parliament which gave crofters protection from eviction. <BR><BR>
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow - Edinburgh to Stornoway: 0.0 mi
Railway: Inverness: 0.0 mi
Ferry: Ullapool- Uig on Skye - to Stornoway or Tarbert: 0.0 mi
Flights to the Isle of Lewis are on a baily basis from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. The island is serviced by Caledonian MacBrayne ferries from Ullapool and from Uig in Skye.<BR><BR>Train Station in Inverness then bus from Inverness Bas Station which links up with ferry times from Ullapool. <BR><BR> Car hire is possible from Stornoway Airport and by contacting local car hire firms in Stornoway. If you come without a car and you need delivered to the cottage from the airport we can set that up for you - at no extra charge. <BR>Ferry Info -www.calmac.co.uk/?<BR><BR>
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