Living room with 65 inch Sky Q Smart TV | Skipper’s Retreat, Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist
Living room  | Skipper’s Retreat, Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist
  • Cottage
  • Clachan Sands, Isle of North Uist
  • UK10648

Skipper’s Retreat


out of 10

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  • 2

  • 1

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Car parking on site

This stunning property offers guests luxury accommodation in a beautiful scenic location, just 200 yards from a white sandy beach and turquoise waters.

Overlooking the magnificent Clachan Sands, this modern luxurious island holiday home boasts fabulous attention to detail. This single-storey, detached cottage has mood lighting throughout, a magnificent steam room, rain shower, whirlpool bath, electric lazy boys - the list goes on! The thoughtful owners have included everything to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. With the owner being a fisherman, guests will even receive a complementary seafood delivery (weather permitting). With miles of white sandy beaches, turquoise seas and a blanket of rare flowers turning the famous machair into a shimmering mass of colour, the Isle of Uist is undoubtedly beautiful. The incredible landscape surrounding Skipper’s Retreat is a paradise for bird watchers with hen harriers, sea eagles, golden eagles and the elusive corncrake just some of the most iconic birds seen.

Surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, seals and otters are often spotted, whilst basking sharks, dolphins and whales visit during the summer months. You can catch a ferry nearby to explore the popular islands of Harris and Lewis, or head south to Eriskay and Barra for a superb day out. Outdoor enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice, with a variety of activities to choose from including hill walking, surfing, fishing, golf, diving, sea kayaking, cycling and wild swimming. Photographers and artists will not be disappointed with dramatic landscapes, spectacular sunsets and an opportunity to see the spectacular Northern Lights. The Outer Hebrides are truly unique and Skipper’s Retreat will make you wish you could stay longer. Beach 200 yards. Shop 6½ miles, pub and restaurant 7 miles.

All on the ground floor.
Hallway: With 55’’ Sky Q Smart TV, Wii and bean bag seating.
Living room: With 65" Sky Q Smart TV, double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements), and USB socket.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, 42" TV and en-suite wet room with shower and toilet, leading to...
Steam room.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, 42" TV, dressing area and en-suite with whirlpool bath and toilet (also accessed from hallway).

Ground source central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with terrace. Private parking for 4 cars. Electric vehicle charging point. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps from the terrace to the garden.


  • Customers' Choice 2022, 2021, 2020


Accessible – Entrance Ramp/Level Access

Accessible – Ground Floor Wet Room

Accessible – Walk In Shower/Bath

Coastal within 1 mile

Cot Available - Cot

Customers' Choice

Detached Property


Electric Vehicle Charging Point

Enclosed garden / patio

Garden or Patio

Ground floor facilities


Internet Connection - Internet Wifi


Parking-designated on site


Sea View

Washing Machine


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 11 reviews


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  • Edinburgh

  • Family


out of 10

Amazing house.. lots of natural light. The hosts were incredible and lots of delicious seafood. I cannot recommend this so highly… you have to go!!

8 Jul 2022


  • Derbyshire

  • Couple


out of 10

We had a wonderful holiday at Skipper’s Retreat and would definitely go back again. There aren’t many local amenities but that should be expected given the location. Skipper’s Retreat provided everything we could have asked for and more. The steam room and indoor hot tub, fantastic kitchen and amazing view and location really set it apart.

1 May 2022


  • Cleugh

  • Couple


out of 10

Tina and DA are fantastic hosts. ( seafood platters to die for ) Just had the most amazing holiday staying in their beautiful property & surrounding area. Skipper’s Retreat certainly has the WOW factor, has everything you could possibly need for a perfect break away from it all. Would highly recommend this get away from it all luxury experience.

8 Sep 2021

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