Introduction to Rachans Crofthouse

Welcome and thank you for visiting. Rachans is a traditional style croft house located in Breasclete on the Isle of Lewis, in the Western Isles, the ideal rural setting for a self-catering holiday. The house sits in an elevated position overlooking East Loch Roag. Rachans is a comfortable, spacious house, with a fully enclosed secure garden and extensive off-road parking space. Lounge, kitchen, bathroom and kingsize bedroom downstairs, one double, one twin bedroom upstairs, sleeps up to six people.

A peaceful location for walking, wildlife observations and touring throughout Lewis and Harris. Rachans is situated on a croft with easy access to open hillsides with three large lochs in close proximity.


Rachans is also close to sandy beaches, cliff top coastal walks, tweed mills and ancient monuments. Two miles from the Callanish Stones, eating facilities and local post office (with cash machine), also popular surfing beaches nearby. A convenient location for touring, recreation and relaxation. Four miles to the Doune Braes Hotel for evening meals and takeaways.



With a King size room (located on the ground floor), double room and twin room, Rachans sleeps 4-6 guests. Ideal for families or friends sharing. The rooms have ample storage and all linen and towels are provided.



There are three two-seater settees, a bookcase and coffee table, plus the Satellite Freeview 22″ flatscreen TV with DVD player.

Kitchen and Utility Room

The kitchen features an electric hob and oven, full size dishwasher, washing machine, microwave oven, fridge and fridge freezer and CD/Radio. It is well equipped with all the crockery, pots and pans, glassware and utensils you may need. There is a large table and chairs to comfortably seat six people.


The bathroom is located downstairs and has an electric shower over the bath, wall heater, heated towel rail and shelving for your needs.

Games Room

The Games Room is situated in the building adjacent to the garage. In here there is a television with freeview and a selection of books and boardgames to appeal to all. You will also find two settees and a junior sized snooker table, perfect to keep all ages happy. Also to be found here are a selection of family games to play together.