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NEW Puffin Tiny House, Isle of Harris-Northton, BeachView, 5 min. walk to beach

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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Puffin Pod is a lovely uniquely designed Tiny-House for a couple or single traveller. Stunning beach / sea views and romantic sunsets over Scarista Beach. It it is peacefully situated off the main road A859, making it perfect for walkers, surfers, hikers and cyclists’ maybe adventuring the Hebridean Way. Puffin is conveniently situated in Northton, on the exquisite South West coast of Harris, with incredible vista’s over turquoise seas, spectacular beaches and blue imposing mountains of North-Harris' hills. From Puffin you can walk easily (5 min.) to Northton’s five silver shell-sand beaches & Scarista beach, or walk up Cheapabhal/Maodal hills, for breathtaking views. If a trip to St. Kilda, or the Shiants, is on your bucket list, you might observe real Puffins. Abundant wildlife is at...Puffin Pod is a lovely uniquely designed Tiny-House for a couple or single traveller. Stunning beach / sea views and romantic sunsets over Scarista Beach. It it is peacefully situated off the main road A859, making it perfect for walkers, surfers, hikers and cyclists’ maybe adventuring the Hebridean Way. Puffin is conveniently situated in Northton, on the exquisite South West coast of Harris, with incredible vista’s over turquoise seas, spectacular beaches and blue imposing mountains of North-Harris' hills. From Puffin you can walk easily (5 min.) to Northton’s five silver shell-sand beaches & Scarista beach, or walk up Cheapabhal/Maodal hills, for breathtaking views. If a trip to St. Kilda, or the Shiants, is on your bucket list, you might observe real Puffins. Abundant wildlife is at your doorstep, Harris is a birdwatcher’s paradise: eagles/gannets/fulmars/terns/oystercatchers/corncrakes. The Tiny House includes: small kitchen with 4 gas-hob, combi microwave/oven, kettle, toaster, fridge, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans. It has a good quality bed 140x200cm, en-suite shower room with wash-basin/toilet. Enjoy lovely sunsets at the beach, or gaze from your panoramic window. The house is tastefully designed with artwork and driftwood. Puffin Pod is warm, clean and comfortable with a touch of luxury, just a perfect base for a relaxing Hebridean stay! Dog on request only. Dog Policy: If you wish to bring your sweet and well behaved/trained small or medium sized dog, please enquire first. Please bring your dog's own bed, dog-towels and keep him/her strictly off the bed, sofa and chairs. Dog fee is £10 per night. There is a large garden so please pick up and keep the dog on the lead. On arrival we request a Good Housekeeping Deposit of £60 in cash, which will be returned on departure, in the same envelope, if the house is left as you found it. More
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About the Owner
Naomi V
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
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Please before you enquire, look at photo's and e-mail or call us directly! Directions: From Stornoway, follow signs to Tarbert. From Tarbert take the coastal road west, coming from the ferry don't go for Stornoway, but up the steep hill left, don't branche off, stay on the main road A598. When you have past Scarista, you'll see signs for Seallam and Northton (Taobh Tuath /Gaelic). Branche off to the right. We are halfway the village, just past the telephone box, you'll see a sign Beachview cottages at the gate. Arrival: after 15.00, please e-mail your ETA and inform us when running late please by phone . Please park at our house (red roof), we will be there to welcome you, and give you the key and wifi codes.
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

This house is one of many owned by the family - a great back to story to how they started. Beautifully made and decorated by hand. The views of the estuary are amazing (even when it is wet and windy). Great location - as in...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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seaviewharris, VR Owner at NEW Puffin Tiny House, Isle of Harris-Northton, BeachView, 5 min. walk to beach, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

So grateful for a lovely 5 star all singing and dancing review and .....teabags a plenty in the cookie tin;) Many thanks!!! Sytske

Reviewed 10 July 2019

This tiny house is perfect in every way. We were welcomed warmly and Sytske took time to advise us on walks, sights and restaurants we might like to enjoy. Her guidance proved invaluable. The house itself is delightful and very comfortable. There are incredible paintings...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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seaviewharris, VR Owner at NEW Puffin Tiny House, Isle of Harris-Northton, BeachView, 5 min. walk to beach, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

Dear Gillie and Chris, just read your enthusiastic and warm review. I am so happy you had a wonderful time and are such great and kind guests, Thank you so much!! SytskeX

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Reviewed 5 May 2019

Excellent location, perfect set up, fab hospitality. The space was well thought out. Had everything we needed. Space outside for the bikes, chairs to sit out in the sun. Views of the beach and hills. Well insulated and built. It was bigger then we expected...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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seaviewharris, VR Owner at NEW Puffin Tiny House, Isle of Harris-Northton, BeachView, 5 min. walk to beach, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

Wow, that is an amazing review, how kind!! We wish you all the best and hope to have a coffee in Canada one day!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Decorated with beach wood and beach finds, this excellent quality tiny house has all you need and more, good bed, large power shower, great sofa, perfect kitchen, books, TV, wild life on your doorstep. At walking distance to 5 jewel beaches and helpful owner to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Stayed for a full week.. weather not to good to start with heavy winds and rain, but several great sunny days. However the Puffin is warm cosy and offers a wonderful experience. Location is fantastic with short walks to stunning beaches. Puffin offers all the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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seaviewharris, VR Owner at NEW Puffin Tiny House, Isle of Harris-Northton, BeachView, 5 min. walk to beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you so much Barry and Pauline for this fantastic:) review! Also for staying at Puffin, sharing your experiences and being great guests. SytskeX

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km. Playing golf 2 km Harris golf course Aurora Borealis or Northtern lights when lucky! See Isle of Harris aurora watch on fb or just enjoy the starry skies!! Tourist information at Tarbert, Harris Distely, Harris Tweed shop, local weavers, Calanish Standing stones, stunning Seascapes and landscapes, Beach walking, Hill walking, Bird watching, Wild Life such as Otters, Seals, Porpoises, Dolphins and Cycling are the main attractions as well as Swimming, Surfing, Paddle boarding, Kayaking and other outdoor persuits.
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Surroundings: The nearest beach of the 5 silver shell-sand beaches is just a five-ten minutes walk from the cottage. Puffin is peacefully situated off the main road A859. Tip: walk up Cheapabhal/Maodal hills, for breathtaking views or walk to the Temple ruin. Harris is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Shopping/ Eating Out: a small Co-op is at Leverburgh open till 18.00hrs, large supermarkets in Stornoway open till 21.00 hrs. Everything is closed on Sundays, except from the Temple Café (dinners on Thursday and Sunday pre-book on their fb page). Croft 36, across the road, is a food stall. Anchorage Restaurant-Leverburgh, tip: for dinners pre-book The most beautiful golf course at Scarista is five minutes drive away, www.harrisgolf.c
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