27 Garenin

Self Catering

27 Garenin, Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9AL

    The house is located in the village of Garenin near to the restored Gearrannan Blackhouse village, which has a museum, cafe, and shop. It is a quarter of a mile from the shore and near the Westside coastal walk.

    Dun Carloway an iron age broch is 3miles away and the Standing Stones of Callanish are 10 miles away.  It is close to the beaches of Dalmore (3miles) and Dalbeg and 24 miles from Stornoway   There is a licensed hotel 3miles from Garenin, which serves meals.  It is an ideal place for a relaxing holiday or for walking, bird watching, cycling, surfing, fishing or photography to name a few activities.
    The house itself is on a croft and has an excellent view of the area of Carloway,.  It is a typical 1950ties three bed roomed bungalow with a kitchen and living room and has recently been refurbished and renovated.  It is very warm and comfortable and gets a lot of light. The front of the house is very sheltered in warm weather. The house affords privacy although it is not isolated.  We will ensure it is well organised for your arrival to ensure you have a stress free holiday.
    There is parking available for those with a car and for those with no transport there is a regular bus service from Stornoway, which passes the house. The house is a three bed roomed bungalow and has recently been refurbished and renovated. It has modern facilities, central heating and an open hearth fire. Initial coal will be supplied and the fire will be set for your arrival. There is one double bedroom, 2 bedrooms with twin beds and a fold down bed in the living room, sleeping 8 in total although it is more comfortable for 6 people. The beds have electric blankets and towels and bed linen are supplied. Beds will be made up and aired for your arrival.  There is a television, games, videos and books.
     There are modern amenities such as a washing machine, tumble dryer, a microwave and fridge freezer in the kitchen, which is well supplied.  The bathroom has a modern power shower and a bath. We intend building up our supply of bikes and other items to enable you to enjoy the outdoors.
    There are deckchairs to enjoy the outdoors and we welcome suggestions as to items, which we could supply to make your stay more comfortable.

    3 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    27 Garenin Isle of Lewis
    £400.00 per unit per week

    The maximum cost is £400 and £250-£300 outwith the summer months

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


    • The main entrance has level access


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles The Doune Braes hotel,which serves meals is 3 miles from the house


    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen The kitchen has been recently refurbished and has modern equipment
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Open Hearth Fire There is a very effective open fire and coal can be purchased from local petrol stations. Sometimes afew peats can be made available
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided A bath towel and hand towel are provided and there is a washing machine to was midweek or new towels can be provided on request at a small cost
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking My cousin looks after the house and is a Gaelic speaker


    • Coastal Location 5 minutes walk to the shore where there is a café,museum and blackhouse village
    • Island Location
    • Sea/Loch View The sea is a 5 mintue walk away by road. Yuu can also walk to the coast over rough ground in either direction form the house

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens The house is on one level so suitable for those with minor mobility problems
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed A small charge of £10 is made per pet to cover cleaning costs
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers Garenin is a very safe place for single travellers and a reduced payment can be agreed.
    • Young People

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Smoking Restricted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden There iis alarge fenced area around the house,which is grassed but it is not cultivated with plants or flowers as this is difficult to maintain in Lewis.
    • Radio
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • PayPal


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby We also have two bikes at the croft,which can be used
    • On Public Transport Route A regualr bus to Stornoway passes the door and the stop is yards from the gate.
    • Parking

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

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

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