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Stromness Vacation townhouse rental

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In the heart of historic Stromness, this traditional merchant's townhouse offers modern comforts and views across the bay. Originally built by local hero Alexander Graham over 250 years ago, for much of the 20th century it was the home of the Provost of Stromness, James …see more

from $91 / night

$633 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
28A st Catherine's Place is a self catering town house apartment, with two bedrooms, which can sleep 4. There is also a small double sofa bed in the living room which could comfortably sleep another guest. There is lounge seating for 4 and the kitchen table would sit 6 …see more

from $97 / night

$516 - $645 / week

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Apartment rental in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Wayward Apartment is a spacious and modern 2 bedroom property (one is en-suite), each bedroom can be made up with a King-size bed, or twin single beds. There is also a sofa bed in the sitting room which sleeps up to 2 people, and which can be made up on request. Wayw …see more

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from $129 / night

$684 - $936 / week

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(9) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Evie

Mainland / Evie

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
The house has been renovated over the last two years and is being offered to the holiday market on a self catering basis for the first time in 2016. It sits in a 4 acre plot with views over farmland to Eynhallow sound. There are two good sized bedrooms, separate dining …see more

from $97 / night

$510 - $645 / week

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Vacation bungalow in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Cunningair is a self catering property with 4 double bedrooms (one is en-suite) and can comfortable accommodate 6 but can sleep up to 8. Ideally situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall, you will be staying in the perfect accommodation centrally located for travelling all …see more

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from $168 / night

$749 - $1097 / week

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Apartment rental in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Kingston Apartment 1 - Details If you are looking for secluded but central accommodation in Orkney then Kingston Apartment 1 is ideal for your needs - many restaurants, pubs and shops are in close proximity. Kingston Apartment 1 is a four star graded apartment located …see more

from $129 / night

$645 / week

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Vacation cottage in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Modern and comfortable, with air-source heating, 2 Ingale is only a 15 minute walk from the town centre. It has original artwork throughout, a great selection of local books and local fare to welcome everyone. There is on-site parking but local buses, which connect wi …see more

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from $91 / night

$633 - $723 / week

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Easdale is a newly renovated stone built house situated in a quiet residential area of Hillside Road, Stromness. It is near to the bus stop, swimming pool, football pitch, supermarket and only ten minutes walk to the town centre. Sleeps: 6 +cot. Sor …see more

from $155 / night

$645 - $839 / week

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Apartment rental in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
No.1 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $142 / night

$555 - $865 / week

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Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Castleyards Apartment 1 is a modern one bed apartment situated in the heart of Kirkwall’s town centre, with free private parking outside it is ideally located for your stay in Orkney. St Magnus Cathedral is just around the corner, with the Tourist Information and Travel …see more

from $110 / night

$768 / week

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Vacation cottage in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
Wesdale is a newly built house carefully constructed and designed to the highest standard. The house is sensitive to a cottage feel with all the internal mod-cons of a perfect get away haven. The house is situated in a quiet residential area of Hillside Road, Stromness. …see more

from $120 / night

$839 / week

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Vacation apartment in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Welcome to Elska Apartment, Ideally located in the heart of Kirkwall. This cosy apartment promises to offer you a comfortable stay. Elska apartment will offer you a warm welcome for your trip to Orkney. Situated in a prime central location within minutes of many wonder …see more

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from $74 / night

$516 / week

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from $74 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage rental

Orkney Islands / Hoy

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Its central position makes it an ideal base for walking, cycling or touring the beautiful island of Hoy. Hoy is a very rich island in history with sites that date from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Hills and stunning sea cliffs offer excellent hill walking, bir …see more

from $78 / night

$387 - $452 / week

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Vacation lodge in Stromness

Mainland / Stromness

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
First floor self catering Lodge on a working farm, finished to a very high standard. Located in the heart of the World heritage site, close to Maeshowe, Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar and the archeological site of Ness of Brodgar. Ideal for Walking, fishing or just relax …see more

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from $129 / night

$774 - $968 / week

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(10) Excellent 

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Evie Vacation lodge rental

Mainland / Evie

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Timber clad lodge set in rural location overlooking Swannay Loch. Excellent location for those who want to get away from it all. The lodge is equipped to a high standard and provides an ideal base to explore the many archaeological sites in the area and other items of i …see more

from $91 / night

$581 / week

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Vacation apartment in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
1 bedroom flat, very central to Kirkwall town centre. 5 minutes walk to the famous St Magnus Cathedral and only 2 minutes to the beautiful harbour. Modern clean accomadtion. 5 mitres walk to local amenities , including the swimming pool , gym and supermarkets. Own car …see more

from $75 / night

$452 - $723 / week

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Cottage rental in Stromness with golf nearby

Mainland / Stromness

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
The stone cottage has a long and fascinating history, dating back to the 18th century, when it was a boat builder's house. Recently restored and modernised to a high standard, the cottage is located right in the heart of the Stromness conservation area, a sh …see more

from $65 / night

$452 - $581 / week

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Vacation cottage in South Ronaldsay

Orkney Islands / South Ronaldsay

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
Wheems Cottage is a tiny renovated traditional cottage, overlooking bays and cliffs 5 minutes walk away. 2 miles from village, ferry and bus. Solar and ground source heating. Situated on small organic vegetable farm this property is connected to the main farmhouse, with …see more

from $78 / night

$413 / week

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Cottage rental in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
Brockan Cottage is an newly built property with a stone fireplace. The kitchen, dining room and living area are open plan, all the fixtures and fittings are of a very high standard. The house has one of the most spectacular views in Orkney. Marwick bay and Marwick head …see more

from $104 / night

$645 - $1419 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
No.7 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $155 / night

$723 - $968 / week

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Vacation b&b rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
NOTE: AT THE LOWER WINTER RATES WE DO NOT PROVIDE A COOKED BREAKFAST. GUESTS WILL BE ABLE TO HELP THEMSELVES TO CEREAL & TOAST PROVIDED IN THE DINING ROOM. Papdale Mill is a listed Grade B Building located in the heart of the beautiful City of Kirkwall. The building was …see more

from $91 / night

$633 / week

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Vacation home in Evie

Mainland / Evie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Drill Hall Cottage is a hundred year old stone built cottage, and was formerly the residence of the local Territorial Army commander in Evie. The cottage has been completely renovated, retaining original features such as fireplaces, cornice, wood panelling and high …see more

from $97 / night

$613 - $903 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
No.2 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $142 / night

$555 - $865 / week

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Vacation b&b in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 2 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Home from home but better! Straigona is a purpose built B&B with comfortable rooms and views over Inganess Bay and onto the island of Shapinsay. Semi rural and just 5 miles from Kirkwall. Ideally situated for touring mainland Orkney. Breakfasts include local produce …see more

from $110 / night

$768 / week

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Vacation cottage in St. Margaret's Hope

South Ronaldsay / St Margaret's Hope

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Traditional 2 bedroom stone cottage in small village 3 miles from ferry terminal of St Margaret's Hope. Downstairs accommodation compromises large kitchen/diner, lounge with log burning stove, family bathroom and large room for storing wet outdoor clothes/boots etc. Ups …see more

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from $78 / night

$452 - $613 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation home rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Startin is located on Thoms Street in the centre of Kirkwall. It has been freshly refurbished in 2014. Private, off-road parking and a quiet garden is available to the rear of the property.It is ideally located for exploring Kirkwall, and Orkney as a whole. The house is …see more

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from $420 / night

$426 - $852 / week

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Vacation cottage in Deerness

Mainland / Deerness

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
Tiffyhall Cottage (no 2), self catering holiday cottage is a converted barn located in Deerness Orkney and is a family run business. The barn was converted in 2008 and is now been offered as a holiday let. Our aim is to offer you a great holiday experience in a luxuriou …see more

from $84 / night

$349 - $510 / week

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Vacation cottage in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcome! Print Email With marvellous panoramic views across to Costa Hill, Swannay Cottage offers amazing fishing, shooting and birdwatching opportunities on site. The Orkney holiday cottage sleeps five and is perfect for families and groups of friends and pets are welc …see more

from $91 / night

$484 - $516 / week

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Vacation home in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
19 St Catherine’s Place is a Historic Scotland listed building in the heart of The City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall, Orkney’s principle town. An ideal base for your holiday to explore Orkney yet only a short walk to the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops an …see more

from $91 / night

$542 - $858 / week

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Vacation home in Holm

Mainland / Holm

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Navnløs Hus offers high standard accommodation in the Holm area on Orkney’s Mainland. The house has been designed to take full advantage of the impressive views of Scapa Flow and the Southern Isles of Orkney. This spacious home offers accommodation for eight people in …see more

from $111 / night

$774 - $1097 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Kirkwall

Mainland / Kirkwall

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
NOTE: AT THE LOWER WINTER RATES WE DO NOT PROVIDE A COOKED BREAKFAST. GUESTS WILL BE ABLE TO HELP THEMSELVES TO CEREAL & TOAST PROVIDED IN THE DINING ROOM. Papdale Mill is a listed Grade B Building located in the heart of the beautiful City of Kirkwall. The building was …see more

from $91 / night

$633 / week

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Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Harray

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcome to our home set in the beautiful West Mainland of Mainland Orkney. You are welcome, when friends or family are not visiting us, to stay as our guests. We welcome people visiting the Islands to stay with us in our guest accommodation, on a B&B basis or serviced a …see more

from $84 / night

$452 / week

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Vacation cottage in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
Ocean View is a newly renovated self catering cottage in Orkney. From April 2013, visitors to Orkney will be able to rent this beautiful and modern cottage, located in Birsay and can truly get away from it all! Birsay is located at the North West tip of the isla …see more

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from $91 / night

$484 - $581 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
No.3 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

from $142 / night

$555 - $865 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Stromness Vacation lodge rental

Mainland / Stromness

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Ground floor self catering Lodge on a working farm, finished to a very high standard. Located in the heart of the World heritage site, close to Maeshowe, Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar and the archeological site of Ness of Brodgar. Ideal for Walking, fishing or just rela …see more

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from $129 / night

$774 - $968 / week

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Kirkwall Vacation apartment rental

Mainland / Kirkwall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
No.4 Broad Street Gardens Apartments offers modern purpose built self catering accommodation right in the heart of historic Kirkwall. Situated between the beautiful Tankerness House Gardens and Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street Gardens provides the perfect base for explo …see more

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$555 - $865 / week

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St. Margaret's Hope Vacation shepherds hut rental

South Ronaldsay / St Margaret's Hope

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Wheems Eco Bothies / Pods overlook cliffs and sandy beaches to the south within 5 minutes walk. Wheems Eco Cabins are designed and built on the farm, resembling the traditional upturned boat shelters. They look out to sea through fully glazed double doors and provide an …see more

from $55 / night

$258 - $286 / week

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Vacation home in Birsay

Orkney Islands / Birsay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcome Bokieha accommodates six guests and welcomes pets. The house boasts a rural setting in the heart of the West Mainland of Orkney, overlooking beautiful sea views to the north and the most stunning scenery to the south of Hundland Loch, the Hoy hills and Kitchener …see more

from $91 / night

$671 - $813 / week

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Cottage rental in Dounby

Mainland / Dounby

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Furso is a traditional langhouse which has been used as a family home since at least the 17th century. It was still used as a family home until the 1960s and as a summer retreat until the late 1980s – despite not having electricity or mains water until the early ninetie …see more

from $97 / night

$387 - $549 / week

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Vacation bungalow with golf nearby in South Ronaldsay

Orkney Islands / South Ronaldsay

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Private garden
BURNHOUSE CONSTRUCTED IN 2011, IS A SPACIOUS MODERN BUNGALOW, SET IN ITS OWN 0.5 ACRE PLOT AND SURROUNDED BY FARMLAND. THE PROPERTY ENJOYS STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF SCAPA FLOW , THE ISLANDS, AND THE ORPHIR HILLS. JUST A FOUR MINUTE DRIVE FROM THE PENTLAND FERRY TE …see more

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