© Balranald Bay View 2019

Balranald Bay View is situated on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

 

The Outer Hebrides are a chain of unspoilt islands full of wildlife and dramatic scenery. They are to the west of Scotland.

 

 

"I think we've arrived in heaven! The house is lovely. Everything catered for and very comfortable."

"Can't speak too highly of the cottage. Spotlessly clean, lots of attention to detail. Beautiful bed linen, nice thick towels and soap."

"Absolutely loved the cottage. A wonderfully comfortable home in a simply stunning location. Highly recommended!"

"Beds very comfortable. Kitchen extremely well equipped. I loved the sound system"

"Spotlessly clean"

"Cottage location is absolutely unbelievable." "Views to die for!"

"View from the lounge is stunning"

"Excellent friendly communication throughout." " The best I have ever experienced."

"One of the best locations on the Islands"

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The machair in summer
balranald bay
PARADISE!
 

"The special quality of the light and constantly changing views of the ocean on the very edge of Britain make this an artists and photographers paradise"

 

 

 
UNDISCOVERED, UNFORGETTABLE NORTH UIST

"A magical and inspirational place where you can contemplate, create, refresh and revitalise"

 
  HOME FROM HOME.
  • Superb uninterrupted view of beach and bay from lounge
  • Views of St. Kilda and wild Atlantic Ocean from the breakfast bar
  • Equipped to a high specification
  • Enclosed private garden with direct access to the beach
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Secure storage for bikes and kayaks
  • 3 bedrooms - all en-suite, Sleeps 6
  • Reliable high speed satellite broadband
  • Miles of coast and beach to walk along directly from the cottage
  • Located within the RSPB reserve
 
THE BEACH
 
  • The white sand beach with turquoise crystal clear water is very safe for swimming and kayaking. It is also ideal for kite surfing.

  • At low tide cockles and whelks can be freely collected from the rocks.

  • The flat firm sand is ideal for walking and running.

  • You can walk for miles along the coast directly from the cottage.

THE WILDLIFE

 

  • Golden Eagles have been seen from the lounge. Over 40 species of birds have been seen from the cottage or garden within the last year.  

 

  • The rare and secretive corncrake can be seen in the garden in spring.

 

  • Otters and birds including Godwits, Snipe, Golden Plover, Dunlin, Eiders, Mergansers and Divers can all be seen from the kitchen and the rocks below the garden.

Otter Outer Hebrides, Otters on Uist
SEE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
(AURORA BOREALIS)

 

  • In winter, Balranald Bay View provides the perfect antidote to a hectic lifestyle.

 

  • Sited in an official "dark sky" area the stars and constellations are simply astonishing on clear nights. Even the milky way is visible to the naked eye. 

 

  • The Northern Lights make regular appearances from October. The view of the Aurora from the cottage as it reflects in the sea is jaw dropping!

Double room ensuite