11. The Summer House

Achmore, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DU

Type:Architectural Trail

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Inspired by the traditional Hebridean summer dwellings or ‘airidhs’. The larch-clad house is both colourful and sculptural with dramatic views over the Harris hills. Hand-built by local architect Duncan Porteous.

(Private residence: not open to the public).

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* Monday - Sat 10:00 til late

What's Nearby

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