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Eriskay Lilt - 5 star luxury modern eco-friendly self-catering house on the beautiful Hebridean Isle of Eriskay

Email: donald.mcdonald53@ntlworld.com
Eriskay Lilt, 1 Haun, Isle of Eriskay. HS8 5JH

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About Eriskay Lilt

A new modern luxury eco-friendly five star self-catering house on the beautiful Hebridean Isle of Eriskay, with accommodation for up to eight people.

  • Two twin rooms
  • Two double rooms
  • Two lounges
  • Fitness and games room
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Flat screen TVs and DVDs in all bedrooms
  • iPod docking station
  • Slow cooker
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout
  • Payphone
  • Wood burning stove
  • Furnished to a very high standard
  • Oak finishings
  • 5 minutes from beaches
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Pets welcome

Recently added is a sun bathing area, complete with sun loungers, sand play and a dedicated station for your disposable barbecue. Bicycles, wet suits, outdoor clothing and equipment can be safely stored in a secure outhouse adjacent to the main building. There’s also a fitness and games room, with exercise bike, dart board, tennis raquets and hula hoops for you to use. Children can also enjoy our outdoor swing and have fun with our outdoor basketball hoop and mini golf set.

Changeover day is Saturday. Check out by 10.00am. Check in at 5.00pm.

For the comfort of all guests, the property is non-smoking.

Tariff
810 per week.

Contact us today to book or enquire:
Don & Kathleen, Tel: 0141 576 8732 or 07796 272748
Email: donald.mcdonald53@ntlworld.com
Eriskay Lilt, 1 Haun, Isle of Eriskay. HS8 5JH

Early Booking Advisable
The popularity of Eriskay as a holiday destination means that accommodation can book out quickly. If we’re unable to accommodate you, then we highly recommend Aird Na Haun Self Catering Apartments.

Grocery Shopping Service
Eriskay Shop will take your grocery order in advance and deliver it to Eriskay Lilt Self Catering in time for your arrival. Simply phone 01878 720236 or email eriskayshop@gmail.com to arrange.

Design and Construction
The house was designed by Roddy and Paul MacInnes (Coastal Homes). It’s a passive house, designed to be heated by solar gain and its inhabitants. The construction eliminates loss of heat, draughts and leaks. It has a heat recovery system for healthy living where you have flowing fresh air. This has huge benefits for hay fever suffers etc.

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“Eriskay House Is Polystyrene-Perfect”
Eriskay Lilt’s eco-friendly method of construction has been featured in the press. Read the full article to find out more [PDF 334K].

West Coast Energee are the West Coast and the Uists’ premier source for renewable energy solutions, offering a truly bespoke, independent and accredited solution to your renewable energy needs.

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Testimonials - some comments from our Guest Book

“We had a great time in this fantastic house with lovely views. Enjoyed our stay in Eriskay very much. Thank you!”

“Beautiful house in a perfect location. Fitted out to perfection”

“A marvellous house with marvellous views - and corncrakes!”

“Had a great time in Eriskay. Lovely view from the house, perfectly located with lots of things to do.”


Pony - Morag Duff Eriskay - Bay - Morag Duff

Photographs used with permission. Copyright Morag Duff. All rights reserved.


Eriskay Beach

Photograph used with permission. Copyright Duncan MacKinnon. All rights reserved.


Getting To Eriskay

Sail with CalMac from Oban to South Uist then cycle or drive to Eriskay. Alternatively, sail from Harris or Skye to North Uist and then travel south by road through the Uists, finally crossing the causeway to Eriskay. Or sail from Oban or Tiree to Barra and then make the short ferry crossing from Ardmhor direct to Eriskay.

Fly from Glasgow and Stornoway to Benbecula or Barra with Flybe. On a clear day the aerial scenery is spectacular. Enthusiasts will love landing on the Triagh Mhor, at the north end of Barra: the only runway in the world washed twice a day by the tide.

Things To See And Do

  • Explore the outstanding beaches, coves and bays.
  • Admire the wildlife, otters and Eriskay Ponies. It’s also a bird-watchers paradise…golden eagles, corncrakes, short-eared owls and more.
  • Hiking, walking, cycling, windsurfing, sailing and fishing.
  • Kayaks available for hire.
  • Sea-angling with Barra Fishing Charters (Tel: 01871 890384)
  • Climb the gentle hills, Ben Scrien (609 ft) and Ben Stack (403 ft), and take in the unsurpassed views.
  • Visit the local hostelry, Am Politician, named after the famous ship immortalised in Compton MacKenzie’s “Whisky Galore.”
  • Play a round of golf at Askernish Golf Courrse, South Uist
  • Visit MacGillivrays Hebridean Gift Shop, Benbecula.

Neighbouring Islands

South Uist boasts a large nature reserve and is a haven for rare wildlife. It is also home to the oldest golf course in the Outer Hebrides. Also consider visiting the Kildonan Museum housing the sixteenth century Clanranald Stone and the ruins of the house where Flora MacDonald was born.

Barra is a true gem in the Western Isles. Kisimul Castle takes centre stage in the bay to the south of the island, overlooked by the dominant Ben Heaval. The west side sports stunning beaches, with rocky coves and inlets featuring on the east side. Barra Fishing Charters (Tel: 01871 890384) provides a unique opportunity to experience sea-angling or arrange a custom wildlife-spotting trip.

Stunning Landscape Photography

View native islander Duncan MacKinnon’s impressive gallery at Barra Landscapes

 


Kayak Hire

Two kayaks are available for hire.

  • Very stable, and complete with paddles and buoyancy aids.
  • All you need is your own personal wetsuit and you’re ready to go.
  • 100 per week for the two kayaks.

Please complete the Booking Form (PDF) and return to Don MacDonald, Eriskay Lilt.

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D & K PROPERTIES

Owner/Managers:
Don & Kathleen MacDonald
15 Ascot Avenue, Glasgow. G12 0AX
Tel: 0141 576 8732
Email: donald.mcdonald53@ntlworld.com

  • D & K Properties have been in business for over 25 years
  • We offer 2/3 bedroom properties on a 12-month contract, all in the vibrant West End of Glasgow
  • All properties are tastefully decorated, are HMO licensed, have full gas central heating, double glazing etc.
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Eriskay Lilt are Don & Kathleen MacDonald, 15 Ascot Avenue, Westerlands Park, Glasgow. G12 0AX
Tel: 0141-576 8732   Email: donald.mcdonald53@ntlworld.com