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“Superb location,warm and cosy house,great holiday”
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Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
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Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
On the beach, Luskentyre Luskentyre dunes
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Very good
37 reviews
Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
On the beach, Luskentyre
Luskentyre dunes
Double bedroom
Box bed in the kitchen
Preparing a special dinner
Family bathroom
Summer flowers on the mach air
Evening  light on the sands
Cottage interior
The snug
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Very good - based on 37 reviews
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Martykar
Halstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Superb location,warm and cosy house,great holiday”
Reviewed 15 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The house was clean and well equipped, with great views across the dunes to the beach, which has to be one of the best but whilst we where there hardly anybody on it.
Good location, for plenty of walks and bird watching.
Will definitely go back and would have no hesitation in recommending.

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anne101_1...
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“the perfect cottage for a couple with children with the best beach view in the world.”
Reviewed 19 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We loved this house , we were there as a couple on their own and it was just right. we could happily have stayed there with up to 4 children. The view from the kitchen and sitting area or children's area is quite incredible and it is only a stone's throw from the silvery sand and turquoise water of the beach. we have already recommended it to friends and will definitely be going back. we walked every day , did not have time for fishing but had a great boat trip to St Kilda with Kilda Cruises.
There is not enough privacy to have 2 couples staying there without having a separating door or curtain to wall off the downstairs sleeping area.
great for 2 adults.

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Liked best: the view and the cleanliness
Liked least: cotton sheets would have made it perfect
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: location
Liked least: would have been an added luxury to have a water pump as water pressure low in shower
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TravanB
London
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“A true escape to a remote and dramatic paradise”
Reviewed 10 December 2012 for a stay in May 2012

The isles themselves are utterly striking in their natural beauty, and the combination of tranquility and unreal scenery, but also numerous activities, makes this destination unforgettable. The house is ideally situated overlooking a picturebook white-sand beach and bay of numerous stunning moods. Warmly furnished and beautifully appointed, the accommodation provides an ideal base for plotting adventure and contemplating your almost primeval surrounds. We enjoyed cinematic drives and uplifting walks up hills and along beaches, and the tweed mill is certainly worth a visit to see - and perhaps splash out on - fabric older than most guests will be! The several towns dotted around the isle offer deliciously fresh food and an intimate window into local life. My only regret was not being able to stay longer, but I will certainly be back!

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Liked best: The location and feel of the cottage
Liked least: Slight delay at Edinburgh airport
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TonyGoodf...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent getaway in a charming, comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 10 December 2012 for a stay in May 2012

I went in May 2012 soon after it opened and it was my first time to the Hebrides. The Cuckoo Cottage was in excellent condition and had all the amenities we could ask for. Even the traditional "box bed" was very comfortable. The cottage was quite warm despite the very cold temperatures outside.

We were given a list of things to do and see by the owners and were busy everyday exploring the islands. And the views were breathtaking! Look out for Toby, the beautiful wild white pony that roams the nearby dunes.

We plan on making another trip next year!

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