Beachview Cottages (Grandfathers House)

Northton, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3JA

Type:Self Catering


  • 4 Star Self Catering
4 Star Self Catering

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From £850.00

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Grandfather's House is just 5 min walk from five Northton white/jewel beaches, Scarista beach, Caepaval and Moadal hillwalks start from the house. This cosy house (with designer wood/burner) is a romantic retreat, has many returning costumers much loved by honeymoon couple’s. The House has: well-equipped open-plan kitchen/lounge,  De Longhi-Prima-Donna-de-Luxe, bean-to-cup coffee machine, wood-burner, design  sheep-leather furniture, LED-TV,  Wi-Fi speaker and was built to high standard with good quality King-size bed (160 x 200cm), crispy linen, fluffy towels and en-suite shower-room, 2 marble wash-basins and upstairs toilet too. We are delighted to inform you about walks, where to go fishing, spot wild-life, seals, otters, golden eagles, showing these with the OS map on the table.

Grandfather's House used to be an original Black-House (1900), has 1300mm thick stone walls, to withstand winter's weather and is a perfect spot to explore the amazing coast of Harris, unspoilt white sandy beaches and summer's blooming Northton's machair.

Harris Golf course, ferry to Uist, 5.min, sea food restaurant's nearby, as well as Croft 36, located opposite GF House, fresh bread, home made delicious food every day available.  Price includes: cleaning/heating/Wi-Fi/electricity/bed linen/towels, Sat-Sat.

Well behaved dog welcome on/request, agreeing to Dog Policy, £ 75 per/week.


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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Grandfathers Cottage - Sleeps 2from £850.00 to £950.00 per unit per week

*From £850 in low season, £950 April until the end of October.

Rent includes bedlinen, towels, Wi-Fi, cleaning service, electricity, heating, 1 bag of wood for the wood-burner.

Small, medium-sized dog on request, agreeing to dog Policy. Fee £75 p/w

Covid reassurance, disinfected, steam cleaned, bring your own pillows and financial reassurance payments will; be refunded in case of a Government's travel ban.



  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles - Temple Café, Anchorage Restaurant, Machair Kitchen, Scarista House
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop - Co-op Clachan shop - Leverburgh


  • Air Conditioning
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities
  • Electric Shaver Point
  • Freezer - Compartment in fridge
  • Fridge
  • Gas Cooker - 4 hob
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Heating Throughout Property
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Provided
  • Lounge
  • Microwave - lLarge combination microwave/oven/grill
  • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Shower - En-suite
  • Towels Provided - Large fluffy towels
  • WC EnSuite - Also downstairs toilet


  • Internet Access

Languages Spoken

  • French Speaking
  • German Speaking - Fluent

Leisure Facilities

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Entertainment Available - Books, DVD's, games
  • Garden - Large garden to the front and large garden to the rear and side
  • Gift Shop - Gallery on site
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • TV Lounge
  • WiFi


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Rural Location
  • Sea/Loch View - From bedroom beach/sea views
  • Village Location - One street village ending at the beach

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfers Accepted

Special Requirements

  • Dogs Welcome - On request - only £75 p/w


  • Bike Storage Available
  • Cycle Hire Nearby
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Private Parking

Special Offers/Late Availability

  • Grandfather’s House  5 min walk from the 5  Northton beaches, overlooking Scarista beach, 

    Offer late availability July 20-27 from £1050- for £900 incl.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Jackie S
      Fantastic location, stunning views
      5 of 5 stars
      9th June 2023
      We had a great week staying in Gannet cottage. The cottage has everything you need & stunning views over the beach. The bed was really comfy, plenty hot water & good power in the shower. Suzan & Jan... Read full review
    • Sarah W
      Amazing, highly recommended holiday house
      5 of 5 stars
      26th May 2024
      Fantastic tiny house in beautiful location. Great views over Scarista beach, Beautifully painted and designed inside with personal touches from the hosts. Spotlessly clean, and well equipped for... Read full review
    • aistebyaiste
      All you need for a stress free holiday!
      5 of 5 stars
      20th July 2024
      This is lovely house in lovely location. Beautiful surroundings and very peaceful, relaxing area. Definitely great escape from crowded cities and busy holiday destinations. Only 5min walk to first... Read full review


    • 4 Star Self Catering
    4 Star Self Catering


    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now Outer Hebrides Tourism Member - Book Now 2020
    • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020

    Opening Times

    Open All Year (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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