Creagan Na Mara is a traditional style thatched cottage completed in May 2015, built on the footprint of the original cottage, with all the stone coming from the original house or locally sourced. The property is deceptively spacious and furnished with quality and style, ensuring all comforts are met for an enjoyable stay. It boasts an enviable, beside the sea location with a resident family of otters, curious seals and a mass of seabirds, waders and herons, all of which you can enjoy watching right from the comfort of the cottage. For those looking to explore the area, the property serves as a great base for touring. The Uists have so much to offer for the outdoor enthusiast, including bird and wildlife with wonderful eagles, corncrakes and the RSPB Reserve at Balranald, only a short drive away. Whales and basking sharks visit in the summer and The Machair is a mass of colour with wildflowers. Other outdoor activities include walking or enjoying the pristine white sandy beaches on the west side. The Outdoor Activity Centre is just five minutes away and offers a wide range of activities such as sea kayaking, diving, boat trips to Monach Isles and St Kilda, whale watching and so much more. The sunrise, sunsets, seascape, landscape, and dark skies are sure to amaze you so come, explore and enjoy!
North Uist can be reached by ferry from Uig on the Isle of Skye. A Road Equivalent Tariff applies for ferry fares which gives you really good value for travel costs. Contact www.calmac.co.uk for more information.
Ground Floor: The property is all on the ground floor, has electric central heating and comprises:
Spacious open plan living space with wooden floors.
Lounge area: With wood burner, 40" Freesat TV, DVD and CD/radio.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With double ended bath, shower and WC.
All electric, bed linen and towels included. Fuel for wood burner provided. Travel cot, highchair and fireguard on request. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.Enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking.