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Lochside

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Hosta, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps2
Bedrooms0
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

On the island of North Uist, and the shores of Loch Hosta, this is a romantic retreat from everyday life.

Turf-roofed lodge/cabin

On the shores of Loch Hosta with panoramic views, this turf-roofed lodge/cabin offers an idyllic holiday retreat. The incredible landscape surrounding the lodge is a paradise for outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts. Loch Hosta is one of the best fishing lochs on the island and home to many visiting birds ranging from golden eagles to corncrakes. A gentle stroll takes you to the beautiful Hosta Beach with its rolling dunes, white sand and turquoise waters. Day trips to the islands of Harris, Lewis, Eriskay and Barra are all easily accessible. Shops and pubs 8 miles, restaurant 10 miles.

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With multi-fuel burner, TV, DVD player, CD player and double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer and wooden floor.
Bedroom area: With kingsize bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Enclosed natural garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Turfed Roof
    Turfed Roof
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks
  • Unique Cottages
    Unique Cottages

Customer Comments

  • 7

    25/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 05/05/2018
    Was slightly disappointed with the cleanliness /issues of the property which the owner told us about when we arrived--it did spoil some of the enjoyment of our holiday---There were calves and cows round about us and we could not get to the loch from the property again which changed our planned arrangements---walk to hosta beach --but with a large dog we decided not to risk it as did not want to upset the claves etc.The garden was enclosed but may be a problem for some dog owners if their dog liked to lie on the porch and bark at the calves/cows etc--ours is very placid so not a problem....We had hope the dog could swim in the loch but it was fenced off from our property...We asked the owner if it would be ok to let the dog swim in the loch and asked could do----not really a yes or no.Not sure who owned it and read fro fishing you had to get a permit so decided against it---we had stayed 5 years ago in the owners other property via another agency---we love North Uist and the main reason for choosing the property was to walk to the beach and let the dog swim in the loch and issues which the owner knew about on our arrival did greatly affect our enjoyment of the property...It having said that is beautiful location for wild life but the property needs revamping and upgrading for which I felt would have made the stay more pleasurable able---windows steamed up with the seals broken--fire smoked the whole property when light as seal round the fire not complete---and cobwebs and dust--no ledge in the bathroom for toothpaste etc..all basic minor things which could be sorted and replaced and a view of the bins from the lounge--all minor niggles which if the owner took time out to renew feel it would be better.


  • 10

    08/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/04/2018
    If you want to have peace, relax and just to unwind then this is the place for you. Fantastic location by the loch, bird life and views abound. Rich in local history and only a 5 minute walk to a white sand deserted beach


  • 9

    14/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 07/04/2018
    Lochside gave us almost everything we look for in a holiday home of this size. We were happy with the 3G signal we got at the end of the week so that we weren't completely divorced from the 21st Century. The views from the kitchen window of the birds on the loch is lovely. We were lucky enough to have breakfast on the decking a couple of times with the sunny weather. Driving down the approach road would be interesting in a car with limited suspension! The area just before Lochside is a bit of a dumping ground for the neighbouring crofter which, after a long journey made us question what we'd come to but we got used to looking so far ahead that we couldn't see it. All in all we had a great week with lots of walking from Eriksay to Berneray up hills and on beaches.


  • 8

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2018
    Our 5th visit to Lochside so this speaks for itself!


  • 10

    25/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 04/11/2017
    Stayed here a few years ago and fell in love with the place so much that we bought a piece of land. Lochside is the most wonderfully peaceful, get away from it all place imaginable. Loved it and will be back.


  • 9

    21/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 28/10/2017
    Lochside is a great place if you want to get away from it all. The cottage is cosy and comfortable for two. The local amenities are perfect if your priorities include a beautiful beach and bird life to watch. You will need a car to get food necessities as there isn’t anywhere nearby to walk to for food. Eating out requires planning if you visit out of season.


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