Cosy Croft

24 Lower Shader, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0RH

Type:Self Catering

From £400.00

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Cosy Croft
  • Cosy Croft
  • Cosy Croft lounge
  • Cosy Croft dining
  • Cosy Croft kitchen1
  • Cosy Croft kitchen2
  • Cosy Croft bathroom
  • Cosy Croft doorway
  • Cosy Croft double
  • Cosy Croft twin
  • Cosy Croft sea
  • Cosy Croft beach
  • Cosy Croft sand dunes
  • Cosy Croft Stornoway


In the tranquil coastal village of Lower Shader, is this quaint traditional crofthouse - 24 Lower Shader.

Originally built in the 1930's, then fully renovated in the 90's, this cosy, simplistic house has a lot to offer to anyone looking for a quiet break in the Outer Hebrides.  Only 17 miles from Stornoway, the house is an ideal location for exploring the island as well as the stunning coastline which is merely a short walk away.

About the house:

      2 double bedrooms (1 double bed, 2 singles )

      2 public rooms (lounge with tv. Dining room)

      Rear hallway (showcasing a range of authentic crofting tools)

      Bathroom (shower, bath)

      Kitchen (well - equipped with everything you may need)

Some additional information:

      You will need to bring your own sheets, pillowcases, towels and tea towels

      Good news - pets are welcome by arrangement

Nearby attractions:

       1.6 miles to the nearest grocery shop (Borve mini market)  and the recommended Borve House Hotel for local eating.

       6 miles to the Welcome garage and well stocked shop (Barvas)

      12 miles to the beautiful Eropie beach

      13 miles to the Butt of Lewis (amazing 180 degree ocean vantage point)

      18 miles to the iconic Gearrannan Blackhouse Village and Doune Carloway Broch

       24 miles to the ancient Calanais Standing Stones.


Short Term Let Licence no:  ES00348F
EPC Rating: Band F
Max. Guests: 4

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
24 Lower Shader£400.00 per unit per week




  • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
  • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


  • Children Welcome


  • Electric Cooker
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Heating Throughout Property
  • Iron Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Drying Facility
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower - Power shower in the bath
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wash Hand Basin
  • Washing Machine


  • No Smoking Permitted

Leisure Facilities

  • DVD Player
  • Garden
  • Radio
  • Television
  • TV Lounge


  • Coastal Location
  • Island Location
  • Rural Location
  • Village Location

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfers Accepted
  • Cheque

Special Requirements

  • Children Welcome
  • Non smokers
  • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
  • Senior Citizens
  • Single Travellers


  • Bike Storage Available
  • On Public Transport Route - Eight minute walk
  • Parking - Parking available at the side of the house. Room for at least two cars.

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  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

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