|Parking||off road 1 car||Garden||raised decking|
|Short breaks||From £190||Prices||view details|
|2 person discount||No||Fire/Woodburner||No|
Rowan Cottage is a pretty, single storey wooden lodge situated in a tranquil and secluded location in the far north of Scotland; an ideal and affordable priced pet friendly holiday property for couples wishing to explore this fascinating and totally unspoilt region. Set in mature garden grounds it enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views across open countryside and the sea at Dunnet Head with the Orkney Isles clearly visible. The lodge has an attractive open plan lounge with kitchen area at one end Patio doors open onto a secluded raised decking area with outdoor dining table and chairs and BBQ. There is a good sized double bedroom and bright, modern bathroom.Read more about Rowan Cottage,by Castletown
Property is at ground floor level, has oil central heating and comprises:
Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen
Lounge Area:With feature, electric 'stove effect' fire, Free view TV, DVD and radio/CD, attractive cottage style main living space with sofa bed (for + 1) and access onto decking area enjoying uninterrupted views across open countryside toward Dunnet Head and the Orkney Isles.
Dining Area: With dining furniture for three
One small step up to.....
Kitchen Area: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox and washing machine
Bedroom: With double bed
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin
All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available. Wi-fi facility available.
Raised decking area with outdoor furniture and BBQ adjoins property for guests' sole use. Views over open countryside and distant coastline from both patio and garden and main lounge. Property situated in garden grounds of owners' house; very pretty with duck pond, ponies in paddocks and mature trees and shrubs. Off road parking space for 1 car.
|Nearest town||Castletown||Shops||3 Miles|
|Distance||3 Miles||Restaurant||3 Miles|
|Nearest railway station||Thurso||Pub||3 Miles|
Rowan Cottage is situated just 5 minutes away from one of the most fantastic beaches in the UK. With miles of golden sand and massive sand dunes forming a backdrop, Dunnet beach is simply spectacular. Surfing, body boarding, sand buggying, swimming, horse riding and wild life watching are all local pastimes, yet this superb beach is never crowded. Nearby Dunnet Forest boasts miles of lovely walks and cycling trails, with picnic areas and unusual sculptures to encounter on the way. It is also close to the Highland Tourist trail that runs from Wick harbour in the east through to Ullapool in the west. This trail follows a route right across the far north and west of Scotland, taking in some of the most dramatic scenery, with mountain ranges, stunning beaches and awe inspiring and ever changing coastline along the way. The nearby Castle of Mey, beautifully restored by the late Queen Mother is a must. This fairytale Castle has a fascinating history and the gardens, grounds and views are simply stunning. The whole area is renowned for its bird and sea life. Puffins, Great Skua, otters, seals, dolphins and whales are all seen around these coastal waters. An excellent boat trip runs from John O'Groats to encounter the sea life close to hand and to explore this fascinating coastline from a different perspective. At Dunnet Head just along the coast there is also a colony of puffins, and at Forsinard, Strath Halladale, there is an RSPB nature reserve, where local rangers will take visitors to explore the bird life, flora and fauna of this area. Historical sites and places of interest abound. A local archaeological trail provides a tantalising glimpse into times past with brochs, cairns and ancient sites along the way. Take a day trip across to the Orkney Isles and explore Neolithic villages, standing stones, Scapa Flow and the amazing Italian chapel built by prisoners during the Second World War. There are also many excellent golf courses in the region, and plenty of opportunities for fishing, coast and forest walking, and cycling, taking advantage of the quiet country lanes and spectacular coastal scenery. The town of Thurso, 8 miles away, has an excellent selection of bars, cafes, shops and restaurants. Originally built by the Vikings and added to over the centuries it now offers visitors a fascinating mix of ancient and modern. The new Caithness Horizons visitor centre is well worth a visit. Facilities also include a swimming pool. leisure centre, boating lake, quad biking, horse riding and sailing. The local beach plays host to the world championship surfing competition and the wide sweeping sands are enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Rowan Cottage is also ideally located for exploring the myriad of small bays and variety of old fishing villages situated all along the north east coast which add to the magic of this enchanting and unexplored part of Scotland. There are many excellent golf courses in the region and the quiet local roads and trails are ideal for cycling enthusiasts.
Dunnet Forest also has miles of horse riding and off road mountain bike trails for all ages and abilities.
To check availability for full weeks and short breaks view our price and availability calendar
From £190 for 3 nights
Call us: 01228 406731
Little home from home, fantastic.
The owners were very attentive and kind, the cottage was even decorated for Christmas and had everything we needed.
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