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An Airigh

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An Airigh
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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An Airigh, translated in Gaelic means shieling or hill pasture in Summer. This luxury self catering cottage offers a central location and is situated within 1 mile from the centre of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. The cottage can accommodate comfortably up to 4 persons and has been awarded a 4 star quality assurance rating by Visit Scotland. Stornoway is a bustling town with a range of local shops and restaurants. Lews Castle overlooks a busy fishing harbour. An Lantair (Arts Centre) hosts performing arts and also incorporates a cinema and restaurant. If a rural setting is more to your liking then why not visit Shiantview Cottage our other 4 Star self catering holiday property (also with Holiday Lettings).Lewis being the largest island of the Outer Hebrides has a rich history and culture...An Airigh, translated in Gaelic means shieling or hill pasture in Summer. This luxury self catering cottage offers a central location and is situated within 1 mile from the centre of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. The cottage can accommodate comfortably up to 4 persons and has been awarded a 4 star quality assurance rating by Visit Scotland. Stornoway is a bustling town with a range of local shops and restaurants. Lews Castle overlooks a busy fishing harbour. An Lantair (Arts Centre) hosts performing arts and also incorporates a cinema and restaurant. If a rural setting is more to your liking then why not visit Shiantview Cottage our other 4 Star self catering holiday property (also with Holiday Lettings).Lewis being the largest island of the Outer Hebrides has a rich history and culture dating back from the Norse invasions to strong Gaelic traditions that are still observed to this day. Stornoway is the main port and was named 'Steering Bay' by visiting Vikings in past centuries. The island's diverse habitats are home to an assortment of flora and fauna, making it the ideal place to 'chill out' and get away from it all. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We charge a fee of £5.00 per pet per day with a maximum of 2 pets - BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Isobel/Kenneth K
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely friendly welcome from Isobel and Kenny and they gave us some local info and tips on places to visit. They were in contact with us before we arrived to check if there was any extras we needed for our stay. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 April 2019

We really enjoyed our stay with a warm welcome from Isobel and Kenny, a great welcome pack including everything you need for breakfast, chocolate biscuits, wine, coffee, tea and milk. Lots of info to help you find your way around. Comfy beds, great shower and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Sheena010
Vacationer609098, VR Owner at An Airigh, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2019

Hi Sheena, thanks for taking the time to review the property. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Very impressed with An Airigh. The cottage is conveniently situated on the outskirts of Stornoway. Comfortably furnished, clean, warm and spacious. Kitchen is well equipped and included a washer/drier. Hot shower, comfortable beds and a selection of DVDs in addition to the TV package. A...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Vacationer609098, VR Owner at An Airigh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thanks Julian for taking the time to review An Airigh. We are please that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you again some time soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

The owners were really friendly and helpful, even printing out bus timetables for me and giving me a lift to the airport when I left. The property is very comfortable with everything you could possibly need for your visit, ideally located in Stornoway to allow...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Vacationer609098, VR Owner at An Airigh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks for finding the time to review the cottage. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again some time soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing time we had in Stornoway and Isobel and Kenny gave us a lovely warm welcome. Their hoose was great and the special touches were very much appreciated.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Meander771123
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the cottage. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lovely warm island welcome from Kenny and Isobel. Fresh flowers, breakfast items in fridge plus a lovely bottle of wine. House had everything we needed and was a great base for touring the island plus close enough to Stornoway town centre. We loved it and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank ally b
Management response:Responded 7 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the property. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting both yourselves and the Doodles again.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Fantastic holiday cottage, where you really feel at home. We received a warm welcome from Ken and Isobel, who made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay in Lewis including a fantastic welcome pack of goodies. The kitchen had absolutely everything we...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 64triciar
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018

Hi Tricia Thanks for taking the time to review the property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again. Isobel

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Easy access from ferry and close to central facilities. Compact accommodation, well presented and clean. Easy parking. All accom on one level.Ideal for a couple.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank tourers2015
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the property. You will be more than welcome to spent your next stay with us, any time in the future. Isobel

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Stayed at this accommodation for a first visit to the Outer Hebrides and this has excellent facilities in the property with all the amenities of Stornoway close by. Making this an excellent choice and great base for seeing the abundant nature, history and beaches that...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded 8 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review An Airigh. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would love to host you again.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Clean, well maintained and in a good neighbourhood. All mod cons included (I could even access my netflix account on the TV which is internet enabled). Ken and Isobel are very welcoming hosts, kind and thoughtful and made our stay very pleasant indeed. I reckon...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank 177RS177
Management response:Responded 25 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the cottage and finding the property lived up to your expectations. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again soon

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Lewis being the largest island of the Outer Hebrides has a rich history and culture dating back from the Norse invasions to strong Gaelic traditions that are still observed to this day. Stornoway is the main port and was named ‘Steering Bay’ by visiting Vikings in past centuries. The island’s diverse habitats are home to an assortment of flora and fauna, making it the ideal place to ‘chill out’ and get away from it all. The cottage is well placed for guests with a variety of pursuits in mind, whether into hillwalking, fishing or bird watching, fun packed watersports or just relaxing on a sandy beach. Stornoway boasts an 18 hole golf course, tennis and outdoor bowling and a sports centre with swimming pool.
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