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Heather Isle Orisaigh Chalet

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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The chalet is located within the village of Leurbost, in the North Lochs area of the Isle of Lewis, and a 10 minute drive from the main town of Stornoway. Built from Siberian larch timber, each chalet sleeps 4 persons. In addition to 2 spacious bedrooms, there is a fully fitted modern kitchen, a bathroom with shower, and a separate toilet. The open-plan dining and living room area commands extensive panoramic views over sea lochs and the hills of Lewis and Harris. Patio doors open onto an extensive decking area that is ideal for barbecues and outdoor dining. The chalet provide wheelchair access and are suitable for individuals with impaired mobility. The chalets are fitted with modern appliances and a WIFI connection is also available. This is a truly inspirational place for all the f...The chalet is located within the village of Leurbost, in the North Lochs area of the Isle of Lewis, and a 10 minute drive from the main town of Stornoway. Built from Siberian larch timber, each chalet sleeps 4 persons. In addition to 2 spacious bedrooms, there is a fully fitted modern kitchen, a bathroom with shower, and a separate toilet. The open-plan dining and living room area commands extensive panoramic views over sea lochs and the hills of Lewis and Harris. Patio doors open onto an extensive decking area that is ideal for barbecues and outdoor dining. The chalet provide wheelchair access and are suitable for individuals with impaired mobility. The chalets are fitted with modern appliances and a WIFI connection is also available. This is a truly inspirational place for all the family to enjoy their holiday and to return home with unforgettable memories of these magical Hebridean Isles. The chalet has an adjacent dog kennel and separate outhouse, which provides washing and drying facilities. Separate parking is available directly outside the chalets, with sufficient space for several vehicles. A licensed local shop, and petrol station, is conveniently situated within a short drive or 15 minute walk. The shop offers an extensive range of groceries and fresh daily produce. In addition, the shop complex features a hairdressing salon and small cafeteria. As an additional attraction, guests will be able to enjoy the benefits of a well-fitted sheiling (bothy) called ‘Airidh Nisreabhal’, which is the Gaelic name for the nearby hill and loch situated in this majestic location. It is conveniently placed en-route to the famous and mystical ‘Callanish stones’ and is just a short 3 minute drive from the chalets. The sheiling provides an excellent vantage point for bird watchers and hillwalkers, or, alternatively, a place of tranquility and relaxation for surfers, fishermen, businessmen, honeymooners and indeed anyone else who would like to enjoy the peaceful island country life. Wildlife such as golden eagles and deer are frequently spotted in the surrounding hills and moorland. On beautiful summer evenings, holidaymakers who have boating and fishing interests can enjoy peaceful and scenic boat trips on a selection of nearby lochs. Guests are able to relax and enjoy refreshments whilst absorbing the magnificent scenery or witnessing some of the most glorious sunsets to be seen anywhere in the world. Enjoying a barbecue or picnic on the large decking area overlooking the surrounding lochs and hills may enhance the experience further. Pets are welcome and a kennel is provided. There is also an extensive parking area beside the sheiling. More
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Donald C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large, spotlessly clean, comfortable chalet filled with every modern convenience. We lacked for nothing during our stay. The location too was ideal as a base for exploring the Isle of Lewis, since it's centrally located but only a short drive from Stornoway.

Date of stay: September 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2019

We spent a week here while visiting some of my family who live in Lewis, and had a wonderful stay. The chalet was extremely well equipped and comfortable, and the view from the decking was incredible. The location for exploring both Lewis and Harris by...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Seaside708170, VR Owner at Heather Isle Orisaigh Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Thank you very much for the wonderful review, hope you all come back soon again. All the best Heather Isle Chalets.

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Reviewed August 16, 2019

A really good quality cabin and very well equipped - signifcantly better quality furnishings and kitchen equipment than normal. Washer and drier also good. Good position and slightly higher meant a bit of a breeze to keep the midges away! A good distance from another...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Seaside708170, VR Owner at Heather Isle Orisaigh Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Thank you very much for the wonderful comments , hope you come back soon again. All the best. Heather Isle Chalets.

Reviewed May 17, 2019

On arrival we found a perfect house-chalet, perfect and perfect, with a specific climate.Very close to Stornoway, 5 min drive to the local store and gas station.Don very polite and helpful. He explained everything with details, showed where the fish equipment is and where the...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Seaside708170, VR Owner at Heather Isle Orisaigh Chalet, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2019

Great to hear you had the holiday of a lifetime up on the Isle of Lewis. We hope you come back soon again to the Chalets and hopefully tell all your friends and family to come also. All the very best Heather Isle Chalets.

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I have just returned from a wonderful visit to the Outer Hebrides, Isle of Lewis and Harris. When you go traveling a lot of the activities you plan and accomplish are dependent on the weather. We were fortunate that after a bit of soggy start...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Management response:Responded July 15, 2018

Thank you for the comments about the Chalet. Regarding the electricity meter, At this time of year most guests go through about £2.50 per day in electricity, not a great deal. We have been going now for a number of years and this is the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Balcony
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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