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Blue Hare

Isle of Harris, Eilean Siar

This modernist cabin sits on the southern tip of Scotland's Isle of Harris, offering stunning views of the Isle of Skye and beyond.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£120-150 per night

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book

Blue Hare is owned and managed by Beverley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Beverley.

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£120-150 per night
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The highlights
  • Stay in a modernist marvel on the southern tip of the Isle of Harris.
  • Curl up after a day's hiking in front of the cosy wood burner.
  • Soak up the stunning panoramic views of the Minch and Isle of Skye.
  • Enjoy some fishing, wild swimming, paddle boarding and kayaking in the nearby Lingerbay Loch.
  • One four-legged friend is welcome (£50 deposit required).

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You should know
  • Entrance to the property is on an incline, which may be an issue for those with mobility issues.
  • This property is powered by a Green Energy supply company on a green tariff.
  • The owners make use of eco-friendly, low-impact cleaning and bathroom products and their washing products and liquid soaps are provided by Bower Collective who don't use Palm Oil and send refills rather than new plastic containers!

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The detail

On the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, just off Scotland's northwest coast, this modernist marvel boasts a slick design, arresting views, and a getaway in a location that is truly one of a kind.

Although contemporary in appearance, Blue Hare blends in seamlessly with its surrounding rugged landscape. Its sharp corners and angled ceilings lend it an avant-garde aesthetic, while the overall appearance offers a nod to Scottish bothy cottages.

The interior is open-planned and has everything you could need for a cosy island escape - including a warming wood burner. Sleeping a maximum of two guests, Blue Hare is perfect for those couples who enjoy nothing more than each other's company, the great outdoors, and an escape from city life. Just make sure to bring your walking boots!

The interior has been beautifully and considerately decorated with a keen eye for style and practicality evident throughout. Large windows offer arresting island views, bathing the rooms in light during the day, while starlit skies are in full view during the night. The main area is open planned, housing a well-equipped kitchen with a washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, oven and ceramic hob, a small dining table for two, and a comfy queen size bed.

The far end of the room has a wall-mounted TV, a cosy wood burner, and two armchairs which look out through the floor to ceiling windows. The bathroom is a wet room and includes a rain shower, underfloor heating, and a WC. Step outside the house and onto the large decking area, where you can enjoy a BBQ or your morning coffee amidst the serenity of island life.

Known for its rugged landscapes, striking island views, and its various hiking trails, the Isle of Harris is a firm favourite of outdoor lovers. It also makes for an ideal wildlife-spotting location, with eagles, seals, whales, dolphins and otters all observable along the coast. In nearby Lingerbay Loch, there are plenty of outdoor activities on offer, including fishing, swimming, paddle boarding, and kayaking. For those looking for an adrenaline rush in the bracing waters of the Hebrides, the pitted coastline offers numerous opportunities for surfing.

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Dog Friendly
  • No Smoking
  • Heating
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Cooker
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels (bath)
  • Shower
Tech
  • Sonos/Smart Speaker
  • Smart TV/FireStick
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
Nearby
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Mountain Walking
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
£120-150 per night
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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability
How to book

Blue Hare is owned and managed by Beverley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Beverley.

Request To Book
Detailed pricing info

Minimum stay 3 nights 2022/ 2023 prices below
All prices include 2 people and a dog. If you are taking a dog with you a (refundable) deposit of £50 will be required.

Per night £150: April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Per night £120: for November, December, January, February, March

January, February £600 per 7 night stay (except new year week £1000)

March £650 per 7 night stay

April/ May £800 per 7 night stay

June £850 per 7 night stay

July, August £950 per 7 night stay

September, October £800 per 7 night stay

November, December £600 per 7 night stay (except week Xmas £1000)

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Coolstays User

That’s a very nice place to stay, well done, and the location is exceptional.

Stayed October 2022

Coolstays User

We chose Blue Hare because of the contemporary architecture and stylish design features. The views are wonderful and ever changing as the light and the weather roll in and out. We enjoyed watching White Tailed Eagles fly past and Gannets diving out to sea. Swimming is available right on the doorstep, with a choice of a freshwater loch or a sea loch. We were lucky the sun was out and the tides high and went in most mornings. The water was refreshing, but not cold and is well worth the effort for a unique and stunning wild swimming experience. Seals are around and, if you're lucky, may join you for a dip!

Stayed September 2022

Coolstays User

An absolute gem of a contemporary cabin, so well designed with all mod cons and in the most stunning location. Easy to find, and the perfect place to forget the world and relax. The interior colour schemes and textures are a beautiful complement to the drama of the landscape, heathery mauves and gorse greens outside and in.

Stayed July 2022

Coolstays User

A super, cosy and comfortable cabin to enjoy Harris from, Blue Hare is tucked away in a lovely raised position giving it the most wonderful views from the floor to ceiling window at one end, and a very special sense of being alone in the landscape. The interior is well appointed, stylish and a very relaxing spot to spend the week. After long walks and trips out during the day this was the perfect place to return to. Would love to come back, one day. Thoroughly recommended, thank you very much!

Stayed June 2022

Coolstays User

This is a special place. It's so sensitively sited within the rocky east coast of Harris that it's barely visible, yet the views out are spectacular. It's also thoughtfully designed inside so that the one roomed space* feels spacious, it's flooded with light and landscape from the walls of windows but is utterly private, and it's well equipped and beautifully furnished. If you like the idea of waking up with the sunrise with views over to Skye and a couple of sea eagles cruising past then this is the place. We spent our days walking, kayaking and cycling and every evening drinking in the view with a glass of wine - it doesn't get more perfect. Thank you Angus and Beverley. *the bathroom is a separate room.

Stayed April 2022

Coolstays User

A truly magical stay at Blue Hare. The cabin has everything you could need and Is so stylishly and thoughtfully designed. A perfect base for my exploration of the south of Harris. Beverley and Angus were on hand if needed but the property was also very private and offered the retreat I was looking for. Homemade shortbread and water for my furry friend on arrival were a lovely touch too! The star gazing was beautiful, as was the food I picked up From Croft36 not too far away. My first visit to Harris and I know it won’t be my last as the island is just breathtaking. And having such a comfortable and luxurious base to return to each day was such a bonus. Hope to return to the Blue Hare on me day. Thank you Angus and Beverley Kirsty & Rey

Stayed March 2022

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