6 bedroom detached house for saleThe Echoes, Isle of Lewis, HS2
- 5/6 Bedrooms
- Large Lounge/Dining Room
- Modern Fitted Kitchen
- Utility Room
- Sun Porch
- 3 Bathrooms
- Master Bedroom with En-Suite
- LPG heating/Oil Fired Underfloor Heating
- Garage and Large Garden
- Stunning Views
The Isle of Lewis is steeped in history and culture, ranging back thousands of years. Ancient stone circles stand on the same land as modern Stornoway. Gaelic is spoken alongside English, and Eagles live alongside Otters and people. The contrast of the ages and cultures is experienced all over the Isles of Lewis and Harris (both joined) both in the towns and out in the hills and mountains. In the summer months local people can still be seen cutting the peats and in the winter, the distinctive dry smell of the peat fires drifts in the wind.
Portvoller is a small village on the North tip of the eye of the peninsula also known as the point in the North West of the Isle of Lewis. It is approximately 9 miles from the closest town, Stornoway, and can be reached by car 15 minute drive, where connections by air to all mainstream local and national airports are located.
The village name originates from the Old Norse word Voller meaning a hill that slants upwards and this would have been one of the principle landing areas for the Vikings.
Famous for its wildlife and protected lochs the location provides some of the best rock fishing and beach casting Scotland has to offer.
With ENCHANTING sea and loch views, captured through large picture windows on both elevations this property holds a truly UNIQUE position, with hidden gem beaches and Tiumpan Head Lighthouse all within a few minutes walk.
Situated within a 1/3 of an acre of land the property is accessed via a shared private road. The property was built in 1910 but extended and comprehensively refurbished in 1985. Comprising a detached 2 storey house extending to 221m2 or (2,368 square feet) the ground floor offers, open plan living dining room with kitchen, shower room with WC and boiler room and 2 bedrooms. On the first floor there is the master bedroom with ensuite, 4 further bedroom, family bathroom with WC and separate shower. A sun room is accessed off the living area has large window providing views across to Portvoller Loch. The external buildings include a large single garage for storage and vehicle.
Heating is provided via an oil fired system servicing the ground floor under floor heating and upstairs radiators Furthermore their is a fire in the lounge that runs on LPG gas. All mains electric is provided for lighting and power.
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