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Sea View House

Near Leverburgh, South Harris

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
Licence No: ES01115F
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

Sea View House offers a truly unique self-catering holiday experience on the south of the Isle of Harris. With stunning panoramic views across the Sound of Harris towards North Uist, Skye, and the surrounding Western Isles, this traditional Harris stone cottage provides a perfect retreat by the sea, just 2 miles from Leverburgh.

Step into Sea View House and discover a harmonious blend of contemporary elegance and artistic character. Throughout the cottage, beautiful hand-painted murals by a renowned local artist add to its unique charm.

The cottage accommodates up to 4 guests comfortably, with two spacious en-suite bedrooms thoughtfully positioned for privacy, along with an additional ground-floor WC for added convenience.

The spacious open-plan living has been thoughtfully designed for relaxation and entertainment, a great space for cooking, chatting, watching the waves or otter and sea eagle spotting from the deep window seats. Curl up by the wood-burning stove in the cosy sitting area with a leather sofa, Eames chairs & footstools and large smart TV.

The fully equipped kitchen, with a Smeg gas hob, oven, dishwasher, Siematic units and granite countertops, welcomes culinary adventures with its modern appliances and ample dining space. There is also a washer and dryer for added convenience.

Unwind in the separate, spacious sitting room, with comfortable velvet sofas, study/working area with an antique mahogany desk, small library, games and a unique feature French oak antique 'castle' fireplace with wood-burning stove and more window seats with stunning sea views.

The master 'waterlily' suite occupies the entire first floor and boasts an extra-long Auping king-sized bed and an ensuite with a double spa bath, infrared sauna, and expansive sea views. The ground floor 'machair' bedroom offers comfortable twin beds and a walk-in power shower with a rainfall shower head. All beds have hypoallergenic ‘down feel’ duvets and pillows for added comfort and assurance.

Outside, the garden provides a tranquil setting to soak in the sea views, while roadside parking for two cars ensures convenience for guests.

If you enjoy outdoor pursuits, Sea View House is a perfect base for your holiday adventures walking, cycling or spotting otters, eagles and wildlife across the beaches, coast and mountains of Harris. After a day of exploring, you can enjoy relaxing, unwinding and watching the waves from this cosy cottage.

Please note that pets cannot be accommodated due to allergies. The cottage features Wi-Fi, which, while generally reliable, may experience occasional signal variations in certain areas due to the sturdy, century-old stone walls.

Whether you're seeking seclusion, outdoor adventures exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Harris, or simply unwinding and soaking up the scenery, Sea View House promises a memorable holiday experience in the heart of Scotland's natural beauty. Book your stay today and embark on an unforgettable journey of relaxation and discovery.

Map & Local

Explore the rich culture and heritage of Harris, a place teeming with life and activity. Known for its striking landscapes, pristine beaches, and diverse wildlife, Harris is also a working island with active crofts, farming, and a strong sense of community, where Gaelic is often the primary language spoken. Gain insight into the region's history at the Hebrides People visitor centre in Northton, which offers a captivating journey into the past, including St. Kilda.

To reach Harris, you can take a ferry from Uig on Skye, which takes approximately an hour and 40 minutes, arriving at Tarbert. Alternatively, flights are available from Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Aberdeen to Stornoway (58 miles away), with nearby car hire facilities.

For shopping and provisions, the Harris community store 'An Clachan' in nearby Leverburgh (2 miles) offers a wide range of goods, crafts, fuel and a Post Office. Tarbert (22 miles) offers a unique shopping experience at the Harris Tweed shop, accessible via the scenic 'Golden Road,' known for its historic significance and stunning views.

In Tarbert, you'll also find AD Munro, a butcher, bakery, and general grocer, along with John Morrison offering home baking, newspapers, and grocery items. Many shops, attractions, galleries, and cafes in the Outer Hebrides close on Sundays, so be sure to stock up beforehand.

Leverburgh offers ferry services to Berneray island, which connects to North Uist via a causeway. Boat trips to St Kilda, where you can observe thousands of seabirds and potentially spot dolphins, basking sharks, and minke whales, are also available in season.

Discover the rich arts and crafts scene in Harris, with outlets offering a variety of products made from the renowned Harris Tweed. From contemporary home furnishings at Borrisdale Tweed to local weavers' creations, there's something for everyone. Explore local arts and crafts at the craft centre in An Clachan and enjoy world-class art, ceramics, and photography on the east side of Harris.

Indulge in culinary delights at various establishments across Harris. Visit Talla Na Mara for sea views, crafts, and delicious cuisine, or sample Harris gin and single malt whisky at the Harris Distillery in Tarbert. The Harris Brewery offers small-batch craft beers and will soon open a new tap room and deli in Leverburgh, where you will also find The Anchorage Restaurant serving fresh local seafood.

If you enjoy fine dining, try the Scarista House and Flavour restaurant in Tarbert. For a more casual dining experience, try food trucks specialising in freshly caught seafood, such as Lorna’s Larder and the Butty Bus in Leverburgh, or Berry Bliss for homemade ice cream and baked goods at the Heritage Centre car park in Northton.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Harris Outdoor Adventure offers sea canoeing/kayaking, sailing day trips, windkarting, and bike hire. Fishing permits are obtainable in the village. Walkers can explore Clisham (27 miles away), the highest mountain in the Outer Hebrides, offering a full day's hillwalking experience. Wildlife enthusiasts can visit the North Harris Eagle Observatory (31 miles away), home to numerous resident Golden Eagles.

South Harris boasts beautiful sandy beaches, including a lovely white beach at Northton 5 just miles away, Scarista Beach 7 miles away, Borve Mor Beach, Horgabost Beach, and Seilebost Beach, all reachable within a 15-mile drive.

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.




Open plan living area with Smart TV, wood-burning stove, gas hob and oven, larder style fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave
Second sitting room with wood-burning stove
Twin bedroom with en suite shower room with WC and double wash basin
WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom (long king-size bed) with en suite bathroom with double spa bath, separate shower, sauna, WC and double wash basin.

What's included

Linen (King-size Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric air heating (INCLUDED), underfloor heating (twin bedroom) and wood-burning stove. WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 small). No smoking.



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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 4
04 May 2024 - 24 May 2024 £1,295.00
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £1,495.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £1,295.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,495.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,595.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £1,295.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £995.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £1,295.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £995.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,495.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,495.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £995.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £995.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £1,295.00
26 Apr 2025 - 02 May 2025 POA
03 May 2025 - 23 May 2025 POA
24 May 2025 - 30 May 2025 POA
31 May 2025 - 27 Jun 2025 POA
28 Jun 2025 - 18 Jul 2025 POA
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28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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.


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