Welcome to Kitale Self Catering
"Kitale" is located on a private road about one mile from the centre of Stornoway. It is a detached bungalow of recent construction and contains three double bedrooms (one with en-suite facilities) and a single bedroom. Provisions for the storage of outdoor sports equipment is also available, together with large gardens and car parking.
The large window in the open-plan kitchen gives a panoramic view over the Laxdale river estuary and broad bay. The river estuary has a number of different types of birds - wading birds, such as Dunlin also ducks, geese, terns and skuas in the summer season.
Salmon and sea trout fishing are available in the vicinity during the season and permits are obtainable from town shops. Free brown trout fishing is also available throughout the island together with sea angling.
Sandy beaches are a short distance away and "Kitale" is convenient for the golf course, sports centre, airport and ferry terminal.
Some facts from the name is that "Kitale" comes from an agricultural town based in western Kenya situated between Mount Elgon and the Cherengani Hills at the elevation of 7000 feet with an estimated urban population of about 220,000. The main cash crops are sunflower, tea, coffee and maize and the western Kenya national museum can be found at Kitale and the town was founded by white settlers in 1908.
Selection of Our Cottages
4 Bedroom Bungalow
- Air Conditioning
- Tea and Coffee Maker
- Cots Available