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.


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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • libbyl
      Northumberland UK
      Trip Type:
      Very comfortable cottage with stunning views
      5 of 5 stars
      23rd September 2018
      Stunning views, comfortable cottage, friendly owners on hand if you need them. We stayed for a week in September and found the cottage very relaxing. Great place to take our two dogs as there was... Read full review
    • kates465
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Absolutely amazing...
      5 of 5 stars
      21st April 2019
      Where to start... This place was fantastic. We had a week in Gannett Cottage with our two and four year old. The cottage was lovely, well appointed with a great open plan living and kitchen area... Read full review
    • Scarsdale Q
      Trip Type:
      1 of 5 stars
      13th October 2020
      We were due to stay in one of the cottages in May. Due to national restrictions we were unable to go. We were absolutely refused a refund, the owners kept our money. Alternative out of season dates... Read full review


    • 4 Star Self Catering
    4 Star Self Catering


    • Green TourismGreen Tourism Gold Green Tourism Gold 2012
    • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
    • Green TourismEnergy Isles Award Energy Isles Award 2016
    • Visit BritainWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020
    • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

    Opening Times

    Open All Year (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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