The Old Post Office
From £75.00 per night
A warm welcome awaits…
This charming and cosy self catering holiday cottage in the beautiful crofting township of Tolsta Chaolais on the Isle of Lewis awaits couples who are seeking a holiday away from it all.
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Minimum booking 3 nights.
Minimum 30% deposit required.
April – August :: £85.00 per night
September – March :: £75.00 per night
Located in the beautiful crofting township of Tolsta Chaolais, on the Isle of Lewis, The Old Post Office is a charming and cosy self catering holiday cottage. It awaits couples who are seeking a holiday away from it all. Beautifully decorated, this warm and welcoming cottage has both central heating and a wood burning stove. After a day spent exploring the island, settle down in front of the fire with a book, watch a film, play Scrabble or do a puzzle, or simply take it easy and relax.
The kitchen is fully fitted with modern integrated appliances including double oven and grill, washing machine/drier, dish-washer and fridge freezer, and a wine fridge. For those of you that like to cook, there is a good range of cookbooks, pans, cookware and crockery that will allow you to make both simple or sumptuous meals. There is a basic stock of everyday essentials such as cleaning products, herbs, spices, condiments etc. Tesco will deliver directly to the cottage; you can arrange this before you travel from the comfort of your own home, as Tesco will deliver to your holiday destination in the UK. Tea towels and hand towels are supplied.
The bedroom has a comfortable kingsized bed and with a slightly quirky touch, there is a large freestanding bath in which you can luxuriously soak after your days activities. For those who prefer to shower, the separate shower room has old fashioned character with modern fittings and a large shower. Towels and bed linen are supplied. There is also a hair dryer in the bedroom.
The cottage is a dog friendly establishment (max. 2), so your well behaved “man’s best friend” can enjoy the island adventure with you. The garden to the rear is fully enclosed, so no worries about letting your dog out to stretch its legs. Please note: Tolsta Chaolais is a working croft township where animals (sheep, cattle, hens etc.) can sometimes be found roaming freely around the township. This is not a problem, just a little care and dog supervision needs to be made whilst walking through the village.
As well as being a great place to relax, The Old Post Office is conveniently placed to access a variety of outdoor activities. There are walks around the village that allow you to gain fantastic views of the village and out to the Atlantic Ocean, plus others along the shore for the beachcomber in you. Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles and Buzzards are regularly seen, plus a variety of other migratory birds such as redwings and geese.
The cottage lies within close proximity to many archaeological, historical and cultural attractions and places of interest, such as The Calanais Stones, The Gearannan Blackhouses. and the Dùn Chàrlabhaigh Broch. As such you will find many days of interest and pleasure readily are easily available to you. The island is famous for its production of Harris Tweed which you can see being made locally and purchase if you so wish. See our ‘Places to…’ menu for more on this and for details of other attractions.
- Check-in time 14:00
- Check-out time 10:00