Grimsay, Isle of North Uist, Western Isles, Outer Hebrides
Sealladh Eabhal (Eaval View) is a recently renovated, traditional self-catering cottages situated on the picturesque island of Grimsay in the Outer Hebrides. Its ideal location, between North Uist and Benbecula, makes this the perfect base from which to explore the neighbouring islands and the Hebridean Way.
This cosy cottage overlooks a pretty waterlily loch and is situated on the north circular road around Grimsay with delightful views to the loch, moorland and sea.
AccommodationThe ground floor comprises living room with multi-fuel stove, double bedroom, bathroom with electric shower and a well-equipped, brand new kitchen which opens onto a secluded patio with uninterrupted, moorland views. This tranquil space is a favourite with guests. Garden furniture and BBQ are kept in the shed.
Upstairs, there is a double bedroom with a toilet and a twin room. The landing is a quiet space with computer desk, overlooking Loch nan Lach (Loch of the Wild Ducks), with the backdrop of Eaval Mountain and Ronay, and Cnoc Mor (Big Hill) in the foreground.
Other equipment includes:
Freesat TV with DVD player.
FM Radio with CD player.
Binoculars, maps, books and DVDs.
Electric heating and utilities are included in the price. Towels and bed linen are provided.
Visiting Sealladh Eabhal and exploring the UistsThe cottage is in the township of Kallin (Ceallan) on Grimsay Island and is centrally situated for exploring dazzling white sandy beaches, moorland and machair. Machair is an environmentally important strand of flower-rich, sandy soil carefully cultivated by traditional farming/crofting practices to support a wide variety of flora and fauna including endangered species such as the corncrake and great yellow bumblebee.
Apart from fabulous beach walks, there are tracks to explore and hills to climb for fantastic views.
Recommended days out:
Lady Anne boat trips from Kallin Harbour - fantastic wildlife cruises so book early!
Grimsay Boathouse and museums recalling the history of Grimsay's boatbuilding and fishing traditions.
Grimsay Wheelhouse, the best example on North Uist of a wheelhouse dating back to the Iron Age.
Grimsay Woollen Mill, featuring traditional wool processing.
Balranald Nature Reserve and RSPB led walks.
Langass woodland trail and Neolithic Chambered Cairn.
The Bonnie Prince Charlie trail - Roisinis and Eriskay.
Askernish Golf Course - Old Tom Morris course on South Uist.
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Cultural Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist.
Lochmaddy Outdoor centre for the more adventurous.
Cycle hire on North Uist and ride the Hebridean Way.
Fishing permits available from North Uist Estate.
For more information and links to the above, visit our website.
Rates: From £497 - £750.
Maximum of 6 guests.
Children over 5 are welcome.
Off road parking.
Sorry - no pets.
Wi-Fi internet access.
Please note that map locations may be approximate.
Some of the Amenities available are:Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire
Late Availability1st March 2019 to 31st March 2019
More InformationVisit the accommodation owner's website.
Sealladh Eabhal Website
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Call the owner, Mairi Nicholson on 07879 881904 or, send an email below.
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