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An Acail now with super fast fibre optic broadband

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
Cottage
An Acail is a recent barn conversion (2014). Due to the Corona virus Pandemic we have taken the decision to reduce the capacity to four people. This is to allow us the extra time to prepare the cottage between guests. We always clean to a high standard, however, to ensure the safety of our guests we have introduced new measures to our cleaning procedures. The cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 shower rooms and one bathroom with spa bath and separate shower. An Acail, originally an agricultural barn, is a converted (2014) self catering holiday cottage owned and run by Iain and Jeanne. The cottage is on the outskirts of Stornoway town centre and is perfectly located for exploring the Islands of Lewis and Harris. The Islands boast beautiful beaches, many historical sites, and there are numerous w...An Acail is a recent barn conversion (2014). Due to the Corona virus Pandemic we have taken the decision to reduce the capacity to four people. This is to allow us the extra time to prepare the cottage between guests. We always clean to a high standard, however, to ensure the safety of our guests we have introduced new measures to our cleaning procedures. The cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 shower rooms and one bathroom with spa bath and separate shower. An Acail, originally an agricultural barn, is a converted (2014) self catering holiday cottage owned and run by Iain and Jeanne. The cottage is on the outskirts of Stornoway town centre and is perfectly located for exploring the Islands of Lewis and Harris. The Islands boast beautiful beaches, many historical sites, and there are numerous walks. Ranging from simple strolls to more adventurous rambles and hill climbs. The accommodation is on two levels. The lower level has the master bedroom with a luxurious super-king size bed to give you a perfect nights sleep. The spacious, en-suite, bathroom has a water fall power shower with jets, a spa bath and built in television. Just the thing for relaxing after a day exploring the islands, fishing or walking in the hills. We want your stay to be as comfortable as possible and have included comfortable seating in the large open plan living area and dining table and chairs. This area has a large bay window and french doors to access a patio area with picnic table. There is also an outbuilding, which houses the laundry facilities and has room for storing bikes or drying wet suits. There is one twin bedrooms up the stairs with en-suite shower room. An Acail is a warm cosy house with oil central heating which can be fully controlled by you. All electricity and heating is included in the price of your stay. We provide all bed linen and towels and a small welcome pack to help you settle in on your first night.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

It is hard to find anything negative to say about An Acail. We spent a week here in August 2020 and it was perfect for our requirements as first time visitors to Lewis and Harris. It is located in a semi-rural location on the fringes...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 29 November 2019

The cottage was lovely, cosy and well presented with great finishing touches. It was easy to check in and out and the cottage had everything you could need. Bed was very comfy and the heating/water etc was really easy to work.

Date of stay: November 2019
3  Thank Amy F
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

Description fitted the bill, giving 2 granddaughters and 2 grandsons their own spaces. Perfect, comfortable and lovely appointed accommodation. Excellent location, close to Stornoway, for activities, touring islands and sites. Warm welcome from owners Jeanne and Iain although being late, dreich and wet, with a...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank GlobeTrotting815743
Reviewed 9 June 2019

The location is on the edge of the main town with every facility, and within a half hour’s drive of some of the stunning beaches of the island. The house is beautifully furnished, immaculately presented, and so cosy. The friendly owners made us so welcome....More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Cruiser530510
Jeanne M, VR Owner at An Acail now with super fast fibre optic broadband, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Many thanks for such a great review. It was lovely to meet you both.

Reviewed 27 April 2019

Lovely base to expire Lewis. Property done to a high standard extremely clean and spacious. Lovely welcome from the owners and the wine, biscuits etc were much appreciated. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank John and Joanne S
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

The cottage is tastefully furnished, well-equipped and very comfortable. For a first visit to the Hebrides it was ideal, we went to the north and south tips of Lewis and Harris quite easily from here. Jeanne and Ian were very welcoming when we first got...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Fife_traveller
Reviewed 11 June 2018

An Acail is a superb barn conversion tastefully furnished . The bedding ,bathrooms and kitchen accessories are all good quality and modern . There is a large master bedroom down stairs with a Jack and Jill bathroom complete with a jacuzzi bath with led lights...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank ljm25424
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Date of stay: April 2018
Jeanne M, VR Owner at An Acail now with super fast fibre optic broadband, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We once again enjoyed a relaxing week staying at An Acail. Jeanne and Iain were there to greet us and as before every little detail was thought off. There was even a basket of cream eggs for our grandchildren. The cottage is very well appointed...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Caroline N
Jeanne M, VR Owner at An Acail now with super fast fibre optic broadband, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you.It was lovely to have you back, the children are getting tall. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Jeanne and Iain.

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Wonderful accommodation - beautifully furnished and very cozy. We had 3 nights/4 days here and fell in love with the island and the property. Everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay in these gorgeous islands. Will certainly come back. if this property is...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank rogertyler1953
Jeanne M, VR Owner at An Acail now with super fast fibre optic broadband, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. The February weather can be a bit unpredictable on the island and you certainly got all the seasons while you were here. Even so the scenery still looks quite stunning. Look forward to seeing you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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An Acail holiday cottage is on the outskirts of Stornoway and is just a five minute drive from the Stornoway ferry terminal. The airport is ten minutes from the cottage. We send directions to guests shortly before their stay. Parking, at the cottage, is off street and is free. There is room for up to four cars.
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