Borve, Isle of Harris, Western Isles/Outer Hebrides HS3 3HT

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Located on the west coast of South Harris with its superb scenery and spectacular beaches, àilean is a luxurious self catering house sleeping up to 6 guests.

Welcome to àilean, meaning green plain, meadow or oasis, a spacious and luxurious self-catering house on the Isle of Harris in the glorious Outer Hebrides. Sleeping up to 6 people àilean is located on the west coast of South Harris amongst some of the most spectacular beaches the world has to offer and surrounded by breathtaking Scottish scenery. The house is superbly located to take full advantage of the island’s world class beaches as well as for exploring, being only a 25 minute drive from Tarbert and around 1 hour 20 minutes from Stornoway.

With 3 large bedrooms àilean sleeps up to 6 people in splendid comfort. On the ground floor the main living area is open-plan and there is a king size bedroom and large bathroom with double ended bath, separate shower and infra red sauna. Upstairs there are large king size and twin bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms as well as a quiet area should you wish some tranquility or a place to read.

To the front of the house the large windows frame panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, North Harris hills, island of Taransay and Chaipaval (Ceapabhal) with its distinctive feldspar trumpet. Crofting lands behind the house lead to the gentler hills of South Harris, peppered with small lochs and the remains of Duns and shielings. Borve beach is just a few hundred yards in front of the house and there is a large selection of other beautiful beaches within a few minutes drive including the world class Scarista Beach. Harris golf course is less than a 5 minute drive away and superb fishing is available nearby.

The house is very well equipped with:

  • Full under floor heating (supplied by our wood pellet boiler and solar panels)
  • Telephone
  • Four person Heatwave Infrared sauna
  • Morso stove to toast your tootsies
  • Flat screen TV with Freesat +, DVD player and stereo with i-pod dock
  • Wireless broadband internet access
  • Utility room – washing machine, pulley and tumble-dryer
  • Outside clothes drying facilities
  • Ironing board and iron
  • Selection of books, DVD’s, CDs, and games
  • Golf clubs and play at Harris Golf Course (no play on Sunday)

In the kitchen – double fan oven, 5 zone induction hob, American style fridge freezer with water and ice dispenser, dishwasher, microwave, slow cooker, Nespresso machine.

In the garden - furniture and a BBQ.

Well-behaved owners and their dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. We are dog lovers too and understand how great it is to be able to bring your dog on holiday with you – they love the beaches on Harris. An additional charge of £25 per week applies to canine visitors.

Dog Friendly Accommodation, Self Catering

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