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THE BARN

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
NOW A WINTER DESTINATION AND AVAILABLE ALL YEAR!! This is a charming converted barn, has one bedroom,lounge kitchen, ample storage and showeroom. It has twin beds in bedroom but also has fold down double couch in the lounge. Although accomodation sleeps 3/4, it is more suitable for two (poss with infants)It has a wonderfull open outlook{French doors} over the ocean(access -weather permitting-to walk down to beach from barn}peacefull location altho only 10mins from centre of stornoway where many restaurents provide local fresh produce. it is fully self contained with fridge freezer/washing machine cooker/microwave/coffee maker +all relevant itinery to accommodate all needs. The Barn has a well stockd collection of books,games and a varied selection of dvd's..Wifi /wiii is also available.W...NOW A WINTER DESTINATION AND AVAILABLE ALL YEAR!! This is a charming converted barn, has one bedroom,lounge kitchen, ample storage and showeroom. It has twin beds in bedroom but also has fold down double couch in the lounge. Although accomodation sleeps 3/4, it is more suitable for two (poss with infants)It has a wonderfull open outlook{French doors} over the ocean(access -weather permitting-to walk down to beach from barn}peacefull location altho only 10mins from centre of stornoway where many restaurents provide local fresh produce. it is fully self contained with fridge freezer/washing machine cooker/microwave/coffee maker +all relevant itinery to accommodate all needs. The Barn has a well stockd collection of books,games and a varied selection of dvd's..Wifi /wiii is also available.Welcome pack!!It is approx. 10-15mins from stornoway-if required a FREE pick up from stornoway ferry/airport.There is a bus service from the The Barn . A taxi service is also available from the property for hire/tours etc.The period of let is from 4pm on the day of arrival until 11am on the day of departure.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Only SMALL DOGS are allowed this MUST be confirmed by the host BEFORE booking. On NO account can a guest just turn up with a dog before confirmation from the Host. Once confirmed-we request guests bring there dogs basket in order to avoid any hair issues for future guests. On NO account are dogs allowed to be EXERCISED in the garden- NO fouling in private gardens!!. Thank you.
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About the Owner
Lilian h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous time. Beautiful accommodation, well equipped and fabulous views. Best of all wonderful hosts who looked after us especially when the car broke down. Lovely welcome hamper and some island puddings. Lillian and John couldn’t do enough for us and recommended some wonderful beaches to...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Nicnac2481
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aww....thank you so...much for your wonderfull comments!. It was a pleasure to host yourself and Nicola and really hope to see you again in the near future!. Thank you once again for your kind comments- makes all the hardwork worthwhile.so..pleased you enjoyed! x

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very comfortable cottage which is very well appointed, with a fabulous view. Nice little touches like a welcome hamper in the fridge with all sorts of goodies. Dog friendly, and good proximity to Coll & Gress beaches. Close enough to Stornoway, but far enough away...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank IainFarky
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh...thank you so much for your kind words! We really appreciate guests taking time out of there busy lives to leave a review. Makes everything worthwhile. It was a pleasure to have you both as guests. Thank you once again and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 15 September 2020

Amazing views from the living area and a great location - close to Stornoway but with a remote feel (if Storoway isn't remote enough already!). Although worth noting The Barn is next door to the owners property in a small hamlet so it's not completely...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Voyage80400
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. It is much appreciated. Unfortunately, in order for us to still accept dogs, we have to stipulate rules ie:- no exercising is allowed in the garden(we do take our own dog out with the garden)...More

Reviewed 21 October 2019

Warm cosy and inviting is the best way to describe this let. Everything was provided and in good order . The Barn had all the touches to make it a relaxing stay and was big enough for a small family. With a view of the...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Steve C
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2019

Aww...thank you some for your kind words! It makes everything worthwhile when guests enjoy there stay. It was a pleasure to have you as guests.(dogs were so quiet and well behaved😊) We wish you well and perhaps one day we will meet again. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 3 October 2019

Lilian & john were great hosts the barn was spotless great Seaview welcome pack was very good john gave us some local smoked salmon which was very much appreciated overall it was a great place

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank johnkI2610ST
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2019

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We try to make "The Barn" as comfortable and as welcoming as possible. Guests were very quiet and left property clean & tidy.

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Reviewed 24 September 2019

We stayed 5 days with Lillian and John and they were great hosts. The barn is comfortable and they stocked it very well. Table and chairs out back for having breakfest or wine and cheese later while watching the cattle graze and views of the...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank StuH1241
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2019

Oh ...thank you so much for spending time to write such a lovely review. We do so much appreciate all comments- good ur bad. It is all worthwhile when our guests enjoy there stay. Thank you so much once again. We wish you both well....More

Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

Sadly we had to leave this morning to go home and just about to board the ferry but we will be back!!! We absolutely loved this place the Barn offers everything and more you could wish for on holiday. Lilian and john made us most...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

Aww...thank you so much for your lovely comments and thank YOU for leaving The Barn so neat and tidy. It was a pleasure to meet you both you were a joy to meet and host and as for Alfie- he was a treat. We hope...More

Reviewed 24 July 2019

The Barn was everything we expected and much more. Lillian and John couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. They had thought of everything and it was equipped to a very high standard. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome and...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Alex G
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

How kind of you to spare the time to write such lovely comments. It is so much appreciated and makes everything worthwhile!. Hopefully, we will meet again on another visit as you would be most welcome. Thank you once again. Lilian & john

Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

Hosts were very welcoming. The accommodation was very well presented and clean. The beds were very comfortable and there was everything you require for self catering. The small touches of a small hamper. Then to be presented with smoked salmon and chablis what more could...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Firtree5
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

Thank you so so much for taking the time to leave such kind comments of your stay at The Barn. It makes all the hard work worthwhile when guests enjoy there stay. It was a pleasure to host you both (and lovely collies)most welcome anytime...More

Reviewed 29 June 2019

We thought that the property would be in a better location and more isolated, not in the drive of the house. There was limited walking from the house, and if you wanted to get to the beach you had to walk along the main road....More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Plodalot
Ladybob47, VR Owner at THE BARN, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments on your 3DAY trip with your dog..We take on board all comments. Its is disappointing to read that you were unhappy with the location of The Barn but it is where it is, and has...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding 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
The Barn is situated in an elevated position with stunning views of the ocean with close proximity to many beaches.( a beach is accessable by walking through the croft. Fishing is within walking distance at Gress river. An equestrian centre and golf driving range is a short distance away.A well stockd shop(also petrol station)and pharmacy is minutes away..Coll pottery, a gift shop and hairdressers are also within walking distance.
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