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Isle of Harris, Western Isles, Scotland
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Blackhouse
Isle of Harris Self Catering Accommodation

It is now possible to book online to compare availability of all the cottages please click the preceeding link but if you want to just book this property please click here or scroll to the bottom of this page.

Late availability week available Sat 30th Sep to Sat 7th Oct 2017, in the Black House. Massive 30% discount. £294 discount will load automatically for that week when selected below.

 

Borvemor Blackhouse on the Isle of Harris

Borvemor Blackhouse, or "Tigh Dubh" as it is called in Gaelic was built in the year 1993, and is the first traditional "Blackhouse" to be built for over a century. Using the age-old materials of stone, wood and thatch, the classic shape of the dry-stone island house took shape in just 32 days and was completed within four months and subsequently received the Pinnacle Award from The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA). This is a romantic setting suitable for honeymoon couples and celebrating anniversary memories too Tigh Dubh is a cosy cottage, with comfortable leather sofas, colourful Harris Tweed cushions and a cheery hearth complete with coal burning stove.

The "Tigh Dubh" is surrounded by machair, croft and sea with the beach just 200 metres walk away. With modern facilities and traditional features it sleeps 2 adults plus either one child or infant. Maximum 3 persons.

 

Black House Kitchen

The Black House has a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for preparing and enjoying the wonderful Hebridean produce, whilst also keeping in mind the option of dining out at local well renowned eateries. The kitchen is equipped with a nespresso coffee machine, electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave oven, combined fridge-freezer and dishwasher.

The Blackhouse Lounge

The living room with open plan kitchen is spacious and full of character. Soft Harris Tweed and the gentle woodlined interior echo the island colours. Our locally crafted traditional dresser is a replica creating the atmosphere of days gone by. Traditional features include a delightful solid fuel glass fronted stove. Solid fuel is included. There is a free-sat Television with DVD player, plus a separate CD/Radio. We also provide free reasonable use WIFI available within the cottage.

The Blackhouse Bedroom

The double bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed, with dressing table and wardrobe. Linen, duvets, towels and toiletries are provided.

The Blackhouse Bathroom

The fully modern Bathroom includes an electric power shower above the bath, wall heater, towel radiator and underfloor heated tiles. There is plenty of hot water and like the rest of the house the bathroom is woodlined in gentle tones. A washer/dryer machine is accessible from the hall.

The Blackhouse Box Bed

There is a traditional box bed feature in a curtained recess off the living room.

Our guests are always commenting on how peaceful and relaxing their stay is in the blackhouse. Situated in a wonderful spot on the West Coast of South Harris, with one of our many excellent beaches only a short walk away, we doubt you will find a more suitable place to enjoy your Hebridean holiday. Shown below is a selection of recent comments.

The Blackhouse

Visitor Comments

"A home away from home' Pennsylvania USA,"

'Our second visit to the Blackhouse and another fun week. We didn't think you could improve on the house, but you have done with recent changes.'

'Another splendid week in the Blackhouse. Fantastic weather - two beautiful sunsets.'

'Been around the world, but Harris remains the most beautiful place on earth and the Blackhouse is the perfect place to stay.

 

The View From The Blackhouse Hot Tub

Exclusive Use Of Hot Tub

Hot tub available for exclusive use of Black House guests throughout April to October.

 

Booking Of Two Or More Cottages

We are always happy to accommodate groups who bring their friends and family. Please book any other cottage that you would like to as available through the links on these pages.

Our first 20 weeks of holidays at the Black House in 2017 have been graded as follows by our guests:

Comfort & Equipment: 9.4/10

Location: 9.8/10

Value for Money: 9.5/10

Customers' Overall Rating: 9.7/10

Why not find out what they're talking about & Book Today!

Don't miss out on the final 4 weeks available in 2017!

Pricing

The Blackhouse is available to book for 7 night periods only commencing 4 pm Saturday till 10 am Saturday.

The standard prices for 2017 are as follows:

  APRIL MAY JUNE - AUG SEPT OCT
             
BLACK HOUSE £910 £980 £1050 £980 £910

 

The standard prices for 2018 are as follows:

2018 APRIL MAY JUNE - AUG SEPT OCT
             
BLACK HOUSE £980 £1050 £1190 £1050 £980

 

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