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Liosbeag

Near Bhaltos, Isle of Lewis

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Do you dream of an island getaway? A place of solitude and tranquillity where you can look out over stunning sea views and forget the rest of the world exists? Liosbeag on the Isle of Lewis offers you all this and more!

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
Licence No: ES00389P
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This appealing seaside cottage in the tiny village of Bhaltos, is situated on the west of the Isle of Lewis. It is just over thirty miles from the 'capital' of the isle, Stornoway (with all facilities) where the ferry crosses from Ullapool on the mainland and your island adventure begins.

Despite its relatively remote location you won't have to 'rough it' - the standard modern conveniences are all provided at Liosbeag. A bright open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room runs almost the entire length of the ground floor, with the large windows framing views more beautiful than any picture.

From the sitting area there is access to a decked veranda (with furniture), which is just perfect for al fresco eating or enjoying a few evening drinks as you watch the sun set over the North Atlantic, before cosying up in front of the wood-burning stove.

The small utility room and the downstairs shower room at the entrance to the cottage are ideal for getting cleaned up after exploring the beaches, moors and small lochs of the island. Up the timber staircase in the eaves of the property is a good size twin bedroom and an open galleried double bedroom which also has those stunning sea views.

Map & Local

You don't have to venture far from the doorstep, just 200 metres in fact, to reach the first of many sandy coves which are dotted along the island's edge.

The magnificent Valtos beach with its mile long arc of white sands is just a short stroll away and if you fancy viewing the coast from a different angle there is boat hire just three miles from the cottage.

Whether you take to the water or not, you will be unlikely not to come across some of the famed local wildlife. In this particular part of the island are several pairs of breeding golden eagles, various sea birds and sea otters as well as a herd of red deer. Just as captivating as the native nature of Lewis is the history of the isle. A little north of the cottage, at Callanish, stands a mysterious set of stones dating back over 5,000 years and the iron age Dun Carloway Broch is also well worth a look.

Notwithstanding its history, Lewis offers plenty of more contemporary pleasures. You can enjoy a light lunch, coffee and the notable home baking on offer at the Loch Croistean Coffee Shop or sample a more substantial meal made from island ingredients at the licenced restaurant Auberge Carnish, which overlooks the silvery Uig Sands.

The 18 hole golf course in Stornoway provides a fun challenge while offering panoramic views of the harbour and the Minch. There is a swimming pool, squash court, a climbing wall and soft play for the younger generation at the capital's sports centre. The sports centre at Ness offers a fitness suite, sauna and even a ten pin bowling alley!

Naturally, such a stunning isle has also attracted many artists to its inspirational surroundings, providing a whole host of unique shops where their talents are displayed and are available for you to buy and take home as a special reminder of this idyllic island and your time on its shores.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with TV/DVD, wood burning stove, electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave, etc.
Utility room with small deep-freeze and washing machine.
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Open galleried double bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin.
Twin bedroom.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen is INCLUDED. Towels are not included so must be brought with you. The first 150 units of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by air source pump (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (up to 5 GB per week - not suitable for large downloads or video/TV streaming i.e. YouTube, Netflix) with any additional usage chargeable. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2024
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £995.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,050.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £795.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £695.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £795.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £595.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £995.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £995.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £595.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £750.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £850.00
26 Apr 2025 - 02 May 2025 £750.00
03 May 2025 - 23 May 2025 £850.00
24 May 2025 - 30 May 2025 £1,050.00
31 May 2025 - 27 Jun 2025 £850.00
28 Jun 2025 - 18 Jul 2025 £1,050.00
19 Jul 2025 - 29 Aug 2025 £1,095.00
30 Aug 2025 - 12 Sep 2025 £850.00
13 Sep 2025 - 03 Oct 2025 £750.00
04 Oct 2025 - 24 Oct 2025 £850.00
25 Oct 2025 - 19 Dec 2025 £595.00
20 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 £1,050.00
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 £1,050.00
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking, please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
(Supplied Independently through Feefo)

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25-Apr-2024

3rd time to Valtos in Lewis but 1st time to Liosbeag. This is a stunning house with absolutely fabulous views and has e...

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Thank you for your review - the owner is pleased that you enjoyed your stay. They do advise that whilst the WiFi is incl...

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27-Oct-2023

The cottage is very well equipped and its location stunning, the views are outstanding. and overall we thorougly enjoyed...

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06-Oct-2023

Faultless! We want to go back sometime soon!

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08-Sep-2023

Liosbeag is simply a stunning cottage in the perfect location. This was our third trip and we will be back.

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28-Oct-2022

We loved every minute of our holiday. The cottage and its location was perfect. The views from the cottage are wonderful...

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