Orkney Escapes - Merchant's House

Stromness|From £680 - £1125 per week

The Merchant's House is a spacious four bedroom holiday home of great character elegantly renovated for relaxed comfort.

Ideal for the larger family or group the rooms are generously sized. The sea views over the bay to Scapa Flow are magnificent. The property is located on Stromness waterfront sharing a pier garden and slipway with unique and spectacular views.

The house is furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard and boasts traditional yet contemporary accommodation for an Orkney Island getaway that will delight you and bring you back again and again. The rooms are light and spacious with a real luxurious feel, idyllic for relaxing during your stay.

The spacious and well equipped kitchen provides for the keen cook. The generous welcome pack ensures you can spend your time relaxing on arrival from long journeys. All food provisions are short walk away at the excellent delicatessen, baker and butcher, as well as a Co-operative store a bit further away as well as many restaurants, bars, art galleries and craft shops. You will find picnic-ware, thermos flasks and a cool bag available for sunny summer day's outings and a 3 person tent available on request.

There is a store shed for cycles and rod and crabline for off the end of the pier fishing. Sea and loch fishing can be arranged. Walk south from the house to see seals and birdlife and along the coastal path to the dramatic Atlantic west cliffs with views of Hoy and the Old Man. If you are lucky perhaps a pod of whales.

The owner is always at hand for any additional requests you may have and looks forward to welcoming you.

Facilities

  • Ensuite bath and/or shower room(s) in self catering unit
  • Hairdryer available
  • Bed linen provided on request - free or hire
  • Towels provided on request - free or hire
  • Television available
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Broadband
  • WiFi
  • iPod docking station
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Telephone in bedrooms/self catering unit
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • DVD player available
  • CD player available
  • Limited parking
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Garden for resident's use
  • Building of historic/literary/ architectural interest
  • Open hearth fire
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Short breaks available

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