Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation on the Isle of Harris
àilean, meaning green plain, meadow or oasis, is a fantastic and individual 5 star house at Borve on the West coast of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The house is superbly located to take full advantage of the island’s world class beaches as well as for exploring, being only a 25 minute drive from Tarbert and around 1 hour 20 minutes from Stornoway.
With 3 large bedrooms àilean and sleeps up to 6 people in splendid comfort. On the ground floor the main living area is open-plan and there is a king size bedroom and large bathroom with double ended bath and separate shower. Upstairs there are large king size and twin bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms as well as a quiet area should you wish some tranquility or a place to read.
To the front of the house the large windows frame panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, North Harris hills, island of Taransay and Chaipaval (Ceapabhal) with its distinctive feldspar trumpet. Crofting lands behind the house lead to the gentler hills of South Harris, peppered with small lochs and the remains of Duns and shielings. Borve beach is just a few hundred yards in front of the house and there is a large selection of other beautiful beaches within a few minutes drive including the world class Scarista Beach. Harris golf course is less than a 5 minute drive away and superb fishing is available nearby.