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Finsbay Cottage

Near Leverburgh, South Harris

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Finsbay Cottage is a delightful, traditional cottage set in an enclosed garden on the Isle of Harris that has been fully refurbished to create a fantastic, comfortable base for exploring the delights of both Harris and Lewis.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
Licence No: ES00352F
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

With a sea view and seals frequently being seen bobbing past, it truly is an idyllic setting for a relaxing break. The sitting room is the real heart of the house where evenings can be spent enjoying the fire crackling away in the wood-burning stove.

Meals can be savoured together in the dining kitchen and as it is open plan it means that the nominated cook doesn’t have to miss out on any of the conversation and fun.

With everything laid out on one level it is all easily to hand with two attractive bedrooms, a twin room and a double bedroom with even more wonderful views.

The lovely vista out across the tidal bay can particularly be admired from the grassed garden which is the perfect spot from which to try some seal spotting. It is sure to keep children amused for hours!

Map & Local

In Leverburgh (5.5 miles), the second largest settlement on the island, there is a small supermarket for basic provisions and an excellent restaurant that uses lots of fresh, local produce and seafood.

Boats run from Leverburgh over to the fascinating St Kilda archipelago for day trips to this stunning World Heritage Site. It is a 3 hour ferry trip out to the uninhabited island but once there the beautiful cliffs and impressive sea stacks can be appreciated even on the approach. The island is home to the largest population of Atlantic puffins in the whole of the UK that are incredibly charming to watch.

The nearest large supermarket is in Stornoway, the main town on the island, that is over an hour’s drive away so it is worth stocking up on supplies before travelling across by ferry.

Roam Outer Hebrides offer sea kayaking excursions from several different points on the island so that the scenery can be seen from the unique perspective of the water. Oyster catchers, gannets, otters, seals and sometimes even porpoises can be seen along the way.

Gorgeous sandy beaches are the order of the day on Harris and the beach at Seilebost and several at Northton are particularly impressive and are reachable in around half an hour’s drive. Days there can be spent beachcombing, paddling or simply wandering along the picturesque shoreline.

Local Events and Attractions


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.



Single Storey

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV
Kitchen/dining room with electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, etc
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. WiFi is INCLUDED (4G speed approximately 21MB download, 2.3MB upload). Heating is by night storage heaters (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Please note - the lower rental tier for a couple is based on one bedroom only being made available. If you require more flexibility, please get in touch.



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

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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 2 Sleeps 4
30 Mar 2024 - 19 Apr 2024 £750.00 £795.00
20 Apr 2024 - 03 May 2024 £650.00 £695.00
04 May 2024 - 24 May 2024 £750.00 £795.00
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £950.00 £950.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £750.00 £795.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £950.00 £950.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £995.00 £995.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £750.00 £795.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £650.00 £695.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £750.00 £795.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £595.00 £650.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £950.00 £950.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £950.00 £950.00
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA 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.

For Finsbay Cottage, the lower rental tier for a couple is based on one bedroom only being made available. If you need more flexibility, please get in touch.


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