Grandfathers House

four star luxurious selfcatering cottage at Harris

Grandfathers House is specially designed for couples wishing for a quiet romantic break. One of the first black houses built in Northton in 1901 has now been completely modernised into a luxurious state of the art cottage. GFH is situated in the middle of the lovely authentic village of Northton, within easy walking distance of the outstanding beaches of Northton (a 5-10 minutes walk to beach 1) and Scarista beach. In the spring and summer their machair is covered in wild flowers, you will spot a great variety of birds.

Accommodation is for two adults (and one child) with one king-sized and one single bed in the master bedroom. There is a luxurious shower-room and the property retains many traditional features all of which have been finished with an eye for detail, it also benefits from limited beach views.
The living room/kitchen has a gas hob, a combi microwave /oven/grill and a wood-burning stove. Further a LCD TV, dvd/cd, wireless internet access, air to air heating fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, and a dishwasher.
The Isle of Harris offers a wealth of things to do and places to visit. You can rent mountain bikes and kayaks nearby. Harris is a paradise for anglers, (fly fishing, sea fishing), birdwatching, golfing, sealwatching, hiking, biking, surfing, kayaking and trips by boat.


If you like to go out, several excellent restaurants serving local (sea)food are at a five minutes drive.
Also nearby (five minutes drive) is the well known Isle of Harris Golf Course!
More sites to visit are the Callanish standing stones, the But of Lewis, Black House Villages, several Art Galleries, seal watching trips and excursions to St. Kilda.

We welcome you to our cottages, please call or mail and enquire for availability. We hope you’ll enjoy your stay!
The bedroom and lounge all have oak floors (anti allergic). You will find plenty to do here whether you want a romantic, relaxing or a more active holiday. The nearest beach (there are 5 beaches within walking distance), with its stunning views and magnificent sunsets, is just a 5 minutes walk away. Prices from £ 750- £850 including all electricity, bed linen and towels, heating, internet access and cleaning service.
Northton or An Taob Tuath is the ideal location to ensure a truly memorable Hebridean experience! You are very welcome!!

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Prices
Short breaks off-season (November - March) are available from £250 (2 nights)

Weekly Tariff 2013/2014 (Saturday - Saturday)
Jan 7th - March 30th £750
March 30th – Sep 29th £850
Sep 29th - Dec 22nd £750
Dec 22nd – Jan 5th £850

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Contact Jan or Suzan Visser, 13 Northton, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides Tel: 01859-520315