Fulmar Cottage

Northton, Isle of Harris, HS3 3JA

Offers Over £325,000

0.19 acres

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  • A decrofted cottage in a beautiful coastal setting, surrounded by white sand beaches.
  • Open plan Sitting room and Kitchen. Two En-suite Bedrooms. WC
  • Spectacular views to Scarista beach
  • Currently a successful holiday let.
  • Within a 5 minute walk to the 5 Northton beaches

Fulmar cottage is in Northton, a crofting township set on the beautiful west coast of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. The island of Lewis and Harris is the largest island in Scotland and with diverse landscapes, a fascinating history and a strong cultural heritage, is the ultimate get away from it all destination.Northton is scattered along the road that leads to a beautiful headland of white sandy beaches, fertile machair, coastal walks and a historic ruined chapel. The village has a community shop and café housed in the MacGillivray Centre which celebrates the life of the famous 19th Century ornithologist, William MacGillivray. Nearby Leverburgh has a shop and primary school, while secondary schooling is available in Tarbert. Stornoway, about a 1.5 hours’ drive away, has a wider range of shops and facilities along with its airport and ferry terminal with further ferry routes from Leverburgh to the Uists and Tarbert to the Isle of Skye.The coastline is dotted with beaches ranging in size from the small to the 3 miles wide Luskentyre and Scarista beaches, all with stunning views over clear blue seas to the neighbouring islands of the Outer Hebrides. Walks to the beaches are along the paths and tracks that crisscross the machair, the fertile low-lying ground along the coast which is abundant with wildflowers and birdlife, including golden and white tailed eagles which are regularly sighted in the area. The Northton Temple Walk, including 5 secluded beaches starts from within a 5 minute walk from the cottage.Fulmar cottage is a beautifully presented, dry stone finished cottage with spectacular views to Scarista beach. Built in 2007 to a high standard, the cottage combines the best of modern design with traditional features. The walls have timber panelling and there is oak flooring throughout, while the well-equipped kitchen has integral appliances. There are two very comfortable en suite double bedrooms, both tiled with white marble and one with a Jacuzzi bath and infrared sauna.The accommodation comprises - Entrance Hall with WC. Open plan Sitting Room and Kitchen. Two en-suite Bedrooms with beautiful large murals adding to the islands coastal atmosphere.Fulmar Cottage is currently a very successful seasonal holiday let with a turnover of £33,000 in 2022. ( http://www.beachviewcottages.eu/en/content/fulmar-cottage ). The potential exists to increase turnover by extending the letting season.