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Taigh a' Chailich

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
5 nights minimum
Cottage
Our traditional stone built croft house has been renovated to modern comfort standards to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The cottage retains some of its original features including exposed stone walls, the wood burning stove and low doorways but also incorporates new features such as oil central heating, a power shower, double glazing and Wi-Fi to make your stay more enjoyable and comfortable. You will notice that we have managed to recycle and up-cycle, the floor was originally a school gym floor as the coloured streaks reveal, the pew from a Glasgow Synagogue and the doors are made from extra floor boards. The house has parking for 3-4 cars, a small lawn to the front as well as an extended area with hidden paths and a picnic area to the side. The cottage has 2 bedrooms (1 doub...Our traditional stone built croft house has been renovated to modern comfort standards to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The cottage retains some of its original features including exposed stone walls, the wood burning stove and low doorways but also incorporates new features such as oil central heating, a power shower, double glazing and Wi-Fi to make your stay more enjoyable and comfortable. You will notice that we have managed to recycle and up-cycle, the floor was originally a school gym floor as the coloured streaks reveal, the pew from a Glasgow Synagogue and the doors are made from extra floor boards. The house has parking for 3-4 cars, a small lawn to the front as well as an extended area with hidden paths and a picnic area to the side. The cottage has 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin) and sleeps 4 comfortably but additional guests can be accommodated if required. We are happy to accept midweek booking but we would be looking for a minimum stay of 3 days. There is a shed adjacent to the cottage for storing bikes etc. and where you will find additional supplies of fire wood and coal.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
John M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2021

We had a wonderful week in the cottage. It is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Interesting books and games available. We love the skylight in the kitchen, but remember to duck at the doorways if you are taller :). Walking...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Reviewed 14 September 2020

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Date of stay: September 2020
Reviewed 7 July 2019

We absolutely loved our stay here! This home is clean, and comfy, and quiet, everything we were hoping for and more. The kitchen had everything we needed for our family of three, having a washing machine was a huge plus for us. Walking to the...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank 627monicam
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Reviewed 3 June 2019

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Date of stay: May 2019
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: November 2018
BackPacker677858, VR Owner at Taigh a' Chailich, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful holiday here .owners very helpful cottage comfortable and warm.cant wait to return x

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank J8802YEelizabethw
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed with my friend and my two dogs. The accomodation is very well equipped with everything you could possibly need. It is also very clean. The location is ideal for visiting other parts of Lewis and Harris. Iain is on hand by text if...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ambassador797013
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing cottage, cozy and immaculate. Iain was very welcoming and really helpful and the eggs were especially good !!!! We had a great relaxing stay and would definitely recommend the cottage and rebook there. The location is central and ideal for visiting all...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Paul William A
BackPacker677858, VR Owner at Taigh a' Chailich, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thanks for the excellent review but more importantly we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our island. You would be welcome back anytime

Reviewed 21 July 2018

This lovely cottage could not be faulted. It has been beautifully restored with comfortable lounge seating, cozy beds, a spacious bathroom and a well equipped kitchen. Ian met us on arrival and showed us where to find things, how the heating worked etc. He was...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank BarbVic
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Ian and His wife Dede where very friendly and helpful, there kitty Clyde was very sweet as well .. the house was very clean and very well stocked with everything you would need to cook. The views to the ocean where amazing The surrounding area...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Internet Access
Parking
Private Garden
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
Shawbost is a village by the shore. We have a beautiful beach on the doorstep and a lovely village to wander around. We have coastal walks, easy hill walks, beaches and golden eagles, and loads iof sheep.....
Getting around
Shawbost is an excelle t location for sightseeing and away from the hassle bussle of Stornoway. Shawbost has many nice walks and attractions within walking distance but a car is essential for getting to the main attractions of Callanish Stones, Arnol Blackhouse, Carlowayway Broch etc
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Frequently Asked Questions about Taigh a' Chailich

Taigh a' Chailich is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Taigh a' Chailich has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Taigh a' Chailich has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Taigh a' Chailich must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.