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Carrick - The Blue House, Isle of Eriskay

View from croft of Carrick and across the Sound of Harris to South Uist
1 of 49View from croft of Carrick and across the Sound of Harris to South Uist
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Isle of Eriskay, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland
Unique architect-designed single-storey house, with light and spacious open-plan living-dining-kitchen. Stunning views of sea, mountains, wildlife. Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom - each with views. High quality furnishings and fixtures, with wood-burning stove. Perfectly placed for exploring hills and beaches, and a short walk from island shop and amenities.
Carrick is a single-storey house with a unique floor-plan like a twisted-H. The west wing offers a very light, spacious and sociable open-plan living space of sitting area with wood-burning stove and panoramic views, dining area and kitchen. Bedrooms and shower room make up the east wing. The cross-wing includes the lobby, hall, public WC and utility. Most rooms - but especially the sitting area, hall and master bedroom, offer spectacular panoramic views across the crofts,...
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Listing #HL1291904
About the Owner
Jonathan and Denise B
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
Interaction with guests
One or both of us will be passing by at least once each day - certainly each morning: you may well catch sight of us feeding the sheep, checking lambs, collecting eggs, harvesting soft fruit, repairing fences ... You're welcome to take an interest, help out, or just call out hello, or as for tips or advice or ask for help. But that's your choice: we aim to respect your privacy, yet be available when needed. In any event we live just five minutes away - and even closer by email or phone call.
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Carrick is an excellently appointed house with stunning views of Eriskay and South Uist. We sat in bed watching the seabirds dive for breakfast and the Hebridean sheep maintain the grass like a carpet whilst the scenery changed constantly in front of us. The house...More

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Management response:Responded 30 April 2017

Thank you, Brenda, for your thoughtful and helpful review. It's good to know that our efforts are appreciated!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Thanks for booking! For us to confirm it, we will ask you to confirm that you intend to occupy the property every night of the booking and that your stay is for a holiday. (If...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 14,525 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: ₹ 8,715 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Carrick is set in a quiet 'township' of unspoiled crofts and houses. The house is set on the owner's traditional Hebridean croft, with small flocks of poultry and Hebridean sheep. The croft runs from the foot of the island's main hill down to the shore. It's a part of the island where traditional small-scale subsistence agriculture combines with abundant wildlife and wonderful landscapes and sea-scapes. It's a great starting point for walking and cycling, foraging or beach-combing, wildlife-watching (which you can do from the comfort of the house!), kayaking, photography.
Getting around
A car is highly recommended (hire cars are available - ask for advice). A bicycle is also recommended for getting about in Eriskay and across the causeway to the near end of South Uist. Carrick is about 5-10 mins walk from a main bus route, with services suitable for arriving and leaving - but not for seeing the sights. We recommend walking gear to get the most out of your holiday, especially for exploring the hills and shores and discovering the amazing wildlife.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Benbecula BEB: 65.0 km
Ferry: Lochboisdale: 15.0 km
Carrick is very easy to find, and hard to miss! Nonetheless, directions are supplied, as a message attachment, shortly after your booking is confirmed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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