Beautifully decorated, our traditional Hebridean cottage is both warm and welcoming. After a day spent exploring the island, settle down in front of the wood burning stove with a book, watch films, play Scrabble, do puzzles, 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. Tea towels and hand towels are supplied.
The bedroom has a comfortable kingsize 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 with a large shower. Towels and bed linen are supplied. There is also a hair dryer in the bedroom.
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 of 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 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.
£85.00 per night.
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What our guests say…
“Excellent accomodation in a lovely location.” A relaxing and quiet spot, the ideal "get away from it all" location, but still an accessible base to explore all the main areas of... read more
“Fantastic getaway” We had a fantastic stay at the old post office in October, just a shame about the weather! The cottage is very well equipped and... read more
We had a fantastic 5 night stay at the Old Post Office. It was a really comfortable home from home with lots of nice touches.... read more
Steve and Kim are very friendly and generous hosts, it was lovely to meet them at check in and they gave us lots of tips... read more
Absolutely outstanding. This place exceeded our expectations and if we return to the Outer Hebrides there’ll be no other place to stay. The neighbourhood... read more
“Stunning, Stylish and 5-Star :D” What a beautiful property in the middle of a stunning little village Tolsta Chaolais. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by puppies from... read more