10 Melbost Borve

Self Catering

10, Melbost, Borve, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0RR

    Located on the north west coast of Lewis, 17miles outside the main town of Stornoway. The accomodation is all in one level consisting of 1 double bedroom, 1 twin room and 1 single room, spacious and bright living room, fitted kitchen and bathroom.


    10 Melbost is a bright and comfortable recently refurbished house situated on the scenic west coast of Lewis. The house consists of double, twin and single bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and bathroom. The well-equipped and modern kitchen includes a microwave, washing machine, fridge freezer and double oven. Bed linen and towels are provided The house has electric heating as well as a wood burning stove in the living room helping to create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere.

    The main town of Stornoway is situated 17 miles from Melbost and is the home of many restaurants, shops, an arts centre, sports centre, golf course, tennis courts and the wonderful castle grounds. There is a regular bus service all over the island.

    The township of Ness is a 10 minute drive north of Melbost and accommodates sports facilities including a popular 2 lane bowling alley. Local amenities within walking distance include Borve House Hotel and restaurant, a shop and petrol station , Post Office and Pottery. The local area is convenient for many recreational pursuits including coastal walks and bird watching. Salmon fishing is available in Barvas Lodge, 7 miles south of Melbost as is sea fishing from the Harbour in the Port of Ness. The beaches of the west side provide good surfing conditions for any keen surfer and surfing gear can be rented in Barvas itself.

    The house is in close proximity to many working crofts which show traditional island life and the local community centre hosts occasional musical events and ceilidhs providing much hoots and merriment! .

    Use of a large garage is available to store bikes, kayaks , surf boards etc.


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    Opening Times 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Check out time 11.00am

    Check in time 4.00pm

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    10 Melbost
    £400.00 per unit per week

    £400.00 April to October £350.00 November to March £400 July and August £350.00 September to October

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage Detached Croft house


    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player TV plays CD's and DVD's and there is a small collection of CD's and DVD's
    • DVD Player Collection of DVD's
    • Garden There is a safe outdoor area and a shed for storing bikes/boat
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities 2 lane bowling alley and sports and recreational facilities - Ness - 8 miles north of Melbost
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities In Stornoway there is a golf course tennis courts, putting green and crazy golf. There is alsoa running track and kids clubs throughout the summer
    • Television TV with freeview channels

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque Deposit of 25% required on booking and full payment 2 weeks prior to arrival. Payment by cheque preferred


    • Bike Storage Available Shed available to store bikes
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking Private parking in driveway


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Borve House Hotel is a 10min walk from the house
    • Kiosk/ Shop Shop supplying fuel and general groceries 10 min walk Open 8.00am to 8.00pm
    • Restaurant Borve House Hotel is in walking distance from the bunglaow. This serves lunch, afternoon tea and dinners 7 days a week
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge There is a woodburning stove in the lounge and a Child Fireguard surround available if necessary
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove One bag of coal and wood will be available
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided Two bath towels and a hand towel for each person will be available
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking


    • Island Location The isle of lewis is the largest British isle off mainland Britain.
    • Rural Location 16 miles deom Stonoway and 18 miles from the airport
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    10 Melbost is on the A857 road from Stornoway. Follow this road until you reach the road sign for MELBOST and the driveway to the house is on the right hand side just past this sign.

    Public Transport Directions

    The house is 22 miles from  from Stornoway Airport and 17 miles from the town of Stornoway. The ferry terminal is situated in the town itself as is the bus station where there is a driect bus from Stornoway to Melbost.

    For bus times check the followingwebsite: www.cne-siar.gov.uk/travel/busservice

     There is a local car hire firm which can arrange for airport of ferry pick up - www.lewis-car-rental.com



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    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 3

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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