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holiday home in Back

7 reviews
Old croft house from our house
Ground floor king-size bedroom
Bedroom 3. Twin bedded room.
Bedroom 2. Twin room on upper floor with washand basin.
Bedroom 1 Upper floor with king size bed and wash basin
Bedroom 1 upper floor with king size bed and wash basin
Some of our Scottish Blackface sheep with the dog. We live on a working croft.
Aerial view of the village of  Back with Back and  Gress beaches.
This is crofting now
Short back and sides
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland
Situated in the village of Back on the East coast of the Isle of Lewis and 7 miles from the main town of Stornoway we are within easy reach of all the attractions of the Island, including the Callanish Standing Stones, the Carloway Broch and a host of other historic sites as well as lots of wonderful beaches. We are a few minutes walk from the Gress river which is well known for salmon and brown trout fishing. The area is also popular with bird watchers.
New to the market this year, we offer this tastefully furnished, two storey house with four bedrooms, a twin room, a double room with king size bed and a bathroom on each floor. The two upstairs bedrooms have their own washhand basin and the upstairs bathroom has a shower, toilet and wash hand basin. On the ground floor, the family bathroom has a shower over the bath. a wash hand basin a...
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Listing #HL7156966
About the Owner
jan c
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live nearby so we can be there to welcome you when you arrive and show you round the house and also point out places of interest in order for you to enjoy the Island. Callum speaks Gaelic as his first language and we both speak English. If you have already done your research and decided on your itinerary we are available to provide local knowledge at any time but we do realise that many people just want to be left alone to find their own way around.
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The house easily accommodated two families with a family on each floor and coming together to eat, drink and be merry in the kitchen/sitting area. A very relaxed and easy stay made more comfortable by the owners who only live across the road. Always helpful...More

Thank elaineclaire2017
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Just returned from a fantastic week in the Old Croft House. Our party included myself, my son,daughter and partners, and six children ages from 8 to 1.We were in Lewis for a family wedding and a little holiday. The house is immaculately clean and comfortable....More

Thank Chrissie A
Management response:Responded 24 July 2017

Dear Chrissie, thank you for the brilliant review. It is was a pleasure having you and your lovely family and so good to hear the children playing outside in their "secret, fairy garden" We look forward to welcoming you all back to Back at some...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

what an amazing place, lovely location, views from the croft to die for, nice walk down to unspoiled gress beach, or a short drive to north tolsta beach with its own waterfall. the owners, callum and jan are lovely people, nothing is a problem, the...More

Thank davidc19732017
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words, David. We love it here too, whatever the weather. Thanks also for leaving the house so clean and tidy, there was no need, especially as you were here for such a short time. Looking forward to seeing you all...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Showers
    2 Kings
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 2 681
R 10 725
1 Apr 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
3 nights
R 3 218
R 15 194
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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How to get there
Airport: Stornoway Airport: 12.0 km
Ferry: Stornoway Harbour: 10.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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