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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2

Wee Gem Cottage

Back, near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis | UK5726 3 Grade:
5 years


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Wee Gem Cottage is perfectly situated to explore the history, heritage and spectacular scenery on the Isle of Lewis.

Ground Floor:
All on the ground floor.
Living room:
With multi-fuel burner, 32" Smart TV, CD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and wooden floor.
Bedroom: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Economy 10 central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Welcome pack.

Large garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 car. No smoking.

The Wee Gem Cottage is a most charming and unique detached cottage with an inkpot style architecture and perfect for two guests. It’s bijou and stylish making it a very cosy, comfortable holiday home. Situated in the crofting township of Back, just a short drive from the town of Stornoway which has much to offer in shopping, restaurants, leisure centre, golf course, An Lanntair, Lantern art centre and cultural venue, Museum an Eilean at Lews Castle which has fabulous grounds and woodland walks. Only minutes from the pristine sandy beach of Broad Bay and a short drive from Tolsta Beach which is one of the premier beaches on the island and there is a good walk over the ‘Bridge to nowhere’ along the coast.
Enjoy days out visiting the historical sites of the Callanish Stones, Carolway Broch, Ness Heritage Centre, Bosta and Great Benera and Blackhouse Village, or just enjoy the pristine sandy beaches on the west coast such as Uig Bay where the famous Lewis Chessmen were found. There is an abundance of wildlife, a birdwatcher’s paradise and there is also loch and sea angling. The landscape and seascapes will truly amaze you. Boat trips depart from Stornoway, Uig and Great Bernera for whale/dolphin watching and also further afield to the Shiants and St. Kilda. Beach 1 mile. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 23/11/2019
    Loved this little cottage. Warm and cosy with everything you needed. We found the route down to the beach to walk the dogs. Garage down the road also had a wee shop and also the cheapest petrol on the island.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 05/10/2019
    Really lovely place with friendly people

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 29/06/2019
    The cottage was excellent for my wife and I along with our Irish Setter, Ruby and English Setter Lily. The property was very well maintained and beautifully decorated with all the facilities and equipment we needed for our week long stay. It was close enough to Stornoway for shopping etc and an ideal base for exploring the island. The neighbours were very friendly and we had a nice gift of wine and biscuits when we arrived. Would highly recommend as a place to stay.

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9.9 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by reevoo
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