Heisker

Self Catering

15a, Balemore, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5EB

    A modern, recently refurbished 4 bedroom house on the West coast of North Uist. The house is centrally heated and features 1 Kingsize bed(on suite shower room) and 3 twin beds together with a dining room, sitting room, kitchen and small scullery.

    There is parking for three or more cars and the nearest beach is about ten minutes' walk away. In addition there is an externally accessed "greenhouse" suitable for drying and a garden of about an acre. North Uist is a special place, with long largely empty beaches with white sands and clear blue seas, a very varied wildlife (Balranald RSPB is five miles away), moderate hills for walking and climbing and some of the best sea and loch fishing in the world.

    Price £350 - £650 per week  "Heisker" is situated on the West side of North Uist in the small village of Balemore, not for from the RSPB Reserve at Balranald. It is about half a mile from a series of very long ocean-facing sandy beaches and about two miles from Bayhead and the store there with fuel, bread, milk and other essentials. Some of the local beaches are suitable for surfing in the right conditions. The nearest pub is about four miles away.
    The house features the following accommodation:

    • One king size bedroom with onsuite shower room and a twin bedroom downstairs and two twin bedrooms upstairs
    • Separate bathroom with bath, shower attachment and WC
    • Shower room with "power shower", WC and basin
    • The kitchen is fully equipped with electric hob/oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave oven. All cutlery, glasses and crockery are provided together with other kitchen utensils
    • Utility room or scullery with washing machine, tumble drier and clothes hanger
    • Oil-fired central heating with radiators in every room
    • All bedrooms are fully provided with linen. Towels and beach towels are also provided
    • Dining room with large dining table to seat eight adults
    • Sitting room with two large sofas and a variety of other occasional chairs. The walls are decorated with a variety of Hebridean works of art.
    • A CD/Radio/tape player and a TV with DVD and VCR are also available for use.

    The house is in approximately one acre of ground with lawn to the front and grass to the rear. There is a drying area at the rear of the house in the "greenhouse" (useful for hanging wetsuits etc) and there is also a drying "green". The grounds are completely fenced in and there is a cattle grid over the main driveway.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Heisker
    £350.00 per unit per week

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

    Catering

    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop

    Domestic

    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • TV Lounge
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Drive to Inverness or Glasgow Aiports or, to go by ferry, to Oban or Uig in Skye.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Drive from Lochmaddy TIC via the A865 around the North of North Uist, turning right just after Balranald towards Balemore. Alternatively, take the A867 South to Clachan na Luib, turning right towards Bayhead on to the A865 and turning left just after Bayhead through the village and towards Balemore.



    Getting there by railway:- To Oban from Glasgow Queen Street to connect with the ferry to Lochboisdale, thence by car/bus to North Uist.




    Getting there by aeroplane:- Fly to Benbecula from Inverness or Glasgow. The house is about half an hour's drive from the airport.





    Getting there by ferry:- Travel to the Uists from Oban to Lochboisdale (S Uist) or from Uig (Skye) to Lochmaddy (N Uist). The house is about an hour's drive from Lochboisdale and 20 minutes' from Lochmaddy.



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