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Pabbay House

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Pabbay House is located in the crofting village of Back which is approximately 6 miles from Stornoway, the main town on the Island. It is a very central location and convenient for making day trips to all parts of Lewis and Harris. The house itself is on a main bus route. We offer our guests the opportunity to be collected and returned either to the airport at Stornoway or to and from the Stornoway ferry terminal. The house has 1 double room and 2 twin rooms and can accommodate up to 6 people. The double room is the only ground floor bedroom. There is 1 spacious bathroom located on the ground floor also. There is a fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, iron and ironing board, and a range of cutlery and crockery. The house is fully ce...Pabbay House is located in the crofting village of Back which is approximately 6 miles from Stornoway, the main town on the Island. It is a very central location and convenient for making day trips to all parts of Lewis and Harris. The house itself is on a main bus route. We offer our guests the opportunity to be collected and returned either to the airport at Stornoway or to and from the Stornoway ferry terminal. The house has 1 double room and 2 twin rooms and can accommodate up to 6 people. The double room is the only ground floor bedroom. There is 1 spacious bathroom located on the ground floor also. There is a fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, iron and ironing board, and a range of cutlery and crockery. The house is fully centrally heated with a wood burning stove in the living room. Linen and towels are provided for your stay and if you require a change during your stay then we are more than happy to provide a change for you. Pets are more than welcome in the house as long as they are kept down stairs on the wooden floors and kept out of the bedrooms. Children are also very welcome to stay in the house and if you require a cot for the younger members of the family then we will happily provide this. There is free WIFI. On a clear day there are outstanding views from the house across the minch to the mainland of Scotland. The mountains of Assynt and Sutherland can be clearly seen. One of the advantages of the Island of Lewis being situated in the North of Scotland is that between October and April the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis can be seen on a regular basis. Alternatively again due to the latitude the Island of Lewis experiences very little darkness during the summer months. In fact around the turn of midsummer there is no darkness at all, there is a transition from daylight to dusk and back again to daylight in a very short period of time. To fully appreciate this one really has to experience it for themselves. The house is ideally situated for all the outdoor activities the Outer Hebrides has to offer. This includes fresh water and salt water fishing, bird watching, hill walking, cycling, or simply enjoying the stunning scenery walking along one of the many beaches in close proximity to the house. Bidh fàilte chridheil a' feitheamh oirbh! - A warm welcome awaits you!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Michael M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately because of new COVID restrictions we had to cancel our trip to Lewis and weren't able to visit Pabbay House but Michael was fantastic and immediately gave us a full refund which was my bank the next day. So lovely to deal with, can't...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such a pity with Covid restrictions that you didn’t make it to the Hebrides. Looking forward to welcoming you to Pabbay House hopefully in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a lovely visit to Pabbay House. There were 5 of us and 3 dogs for a week. We were welcomed to the house by Boyd and his lovely wife Brenda, small selection of provisions and a lovely warm homemade cake...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. As guests you were a joy to have leaving the house so clean and tidy and the home baking you left for us was delicious.

Reviewed 13 September 2020

Had our third visit to Pabbay House recently and it was a really enjoyable stay A very comfortable house with quality furnishings and bedding and lots of extras thrown in such as home baking coffee pods and local produce The peat burning stove was excellent...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

Thank you for your 5 star review. We feel privileged that you keep returning. It was thoughtful to send us flowers after your return home. Thanks so much. You’re always welcome at Pabbay House!

Reviewed 22 August 2020

We have just returned from our 5 night stay at Pabbay House. A fantastic visit in a brilliant house, spacious and ideal in location. A very friendly and welcoming family run holiday home - meet and greeted on arrival. Would recommend to anyone wanting an...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank MKRaikes
OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2020

Thank you very much for your kind words. Pleased that Pabbay House added to your ‘fantastic visit’. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 16 August 2020

Just left from our 4 night stay. The house is beautiful, really clean, stylish, great location. We really loved all the little extras such as the food left in the fridge for us, the treats, home made cakes and jams and more. The beaches on...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2020

Thanks very much for taking the time to review your stay with us at Pabbay House. We really appreciate it. Glad that you enjoyed your holiday and the house.

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Reviewed 5 August 2020

Just returned from a four night stay at Pabbay House which was simply fantastic, our first time to the island with 3 boys age 9 and under. The location is perfect after a long journey as close to the Stornoway ferry and also central for...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2020

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday in Lewis and it was a pleasure meeting you, your husband and the boys.

Reviewed 19 November 2019

Stayed here for 4 days on a family trip. Probably the loveliest and most comfortable self catering house we’ve ever stayed in.The fact that it’s pets friendly was the icing on the cake! Enclosed garden and plenty of space, including the enchanting wee woodland walks...More

Date of stay: November 2019
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a favourable review. We are pleased you and the dogs enjoyed your autumnal break here in the Outer Hebrides.

Reviewed 4 October 2019

Lovely cottage and enjoyed the edibles left for us very much. Very clean and warm, beds comfortable, kitchen well equipped. Only negative would be that the sitting room needs another chair or two when there are 6 staying there.More

Date of stay: September 2019
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2019

We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us! Having the good weather during your stay was also a bonus! As part of our ongoing improvements we are in the process of upgrading the seating in the living room to accommodate...More

Reviewed 2 October 2019

Boyd and Barbara MacKenzie were very welcoming and helpful ensuring a truly memorable stay. The House is comfortable and clean with a large dining kitchen which was well stocked with a large variety of coffees, teas as well as luxury treats including chocolates, cake, smoked...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2019

So glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Pabbay House.

Reviewed 24 September 2019

Superb cottage in all respects and extremely friendly landlords who live a very short walk away. They left all sorts of goodies for us, including smoked salmon, local black pudding, a homemade cake plus lots more. A good base for exploring both Lewis & Harris....More

Date of stay: September 2019
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OwnerMichael, VR Owner at Pabbay House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2019

It was a real pleasure to meet you both. Delighted that you have completed one more item from your bucket list.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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