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Abhainn Cottage

Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland, 18 Miles from Stornoway
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David Macarthur
2A Breasclete
Isle of Lewis
HS2 9ED

M: 07824302408

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Property Description

Luxury in a traditional cottage, Abhainn Cottage has been completely renovated to provide both couples and families with a perfect luxurious experience.

The cottage is centrally located for visiting both Lewis and Harris and just a 25 minute drive from the main town of Stornoway, yet set in the tranquil village of Breasclete providing a truly relaxing holiday experience.

The cottage's master bedroom en-suite, features a luxurious spa bathroom including a Whirlpool bath, rain shower and sauna. Perfect for relaxing after a day exploring the beaches and many attractions of Lewis and Harris.

Featuring free fibre WIFI, full Sky TV package and American fridge freezer and open peat fire, Abhainn Cottage is the perfect cosy hideaway.

Sleeps 6

Wifi Broadband Wifi Broadband
Dish Washer Dish Washer
Satellite TV Satellite TV
Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities
No Smoking No Smoking
Walkers Walkers
Open Fire or Stove Open Fire or Stove
Bath Bath
Hot Tub Hot Tub
Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Detached Property Detached Property
Winter Short Breaks Winter Short Breaks
Cot Available Cot Available
Shower Shower
Parking Or Garage Parking Or Garage
Eating Out Within Two Miles Eating Out Within Two Miles
Cyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome
Beach Nearby Beach Nearby

Property Location

Abhainn Cottage, Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland
HS2 9ED, 18 Miles from Stornoway

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Abhainn Cottage has been in the Macarthur family for 3 generations.

Completely renovated in 2009 by myself, and now run with my wife Kathleen we hope to provide guests with an enjoyable comfortable stay.

Built by my grandfather Donald Macarthur after World War 2, it was one of the many of it's type built around this era. The cottage was built using stone quarried by hand on the family croft at 21 Breasclete. After the war, materials were rationed so good wood was hard to come by. This was evident when renovating the house and stripping the old internal wood walls, where we found the walls were built using drift wood collected by the shore and skilfully positioned to form a straight wall.

Now fully renovated and finished to an exceptional standard, the cottage is ready for it's next chapter in welcoming lots of visitors to enjoy their Hebridean experience

With both of us having being born and brought up in the islands, we love to give our guests our best tips for exploring both Lewis and Harris.

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