House in Caithness, Watten, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Large House In The Central Caithness

Village Shop Next Door One Minute Walk From The Village Pub

Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms)


Rates: (GBP)

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  • Property type:House
  • Sleeps:7 (3 bedrooms)
  • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
  • Internet access
  • Pets accepted


Property description

Located in Watten, this is the ideal location for a Caithness Holiday. Can cope with party’s of up to 7 people it is also ideal for couples family's looking for a real home from home experience.

The owner works in Europe and the house is used by family and friends as a holiday home. You are more than welcome to come and stay as well.

It is a family retreat but we like to keep the place up to a professional standard. The house will be clean beds made and heating on when you arrive.

WiFi free BT hotspot. Mobile phone coverage, signal strength is a bit poor in Watten, but you can always get a signal at the front of the house and most people head to the porch to make a call.

Accommodation description

Master bedroom: Large new double. Bedroom 1: Two small singles, only really suitable for Children. Bedroom 2: Double new sofa bed Bedroom 3: Large bedroom with one single bed.

Bathroom 1. Standard Bathroom. Including Bath and Boiler feed Shower.
Toilet 1. Toilet and wash hand basin.

Kitchen. Larder, Fridge, Freezer small chest. Electric oven and hob. New condo washing machine. Combo oven, micro wave. tons of utensils plates etc

Utility Room:
Small room of living room. Contains Iron, hoover etc.

Living Rooms:
There are two suiting rooms but the large one is usually used as a bedroom, it contain the sofa bed. The main sitting room sits 5-7 comfortably. Flat screen TV with an 360 Xbox attached. Massive selection of DVDs and books.

There is usually tea, coffee, sugar and some basic food stuffs in the house. Depends a lot on what the last guest has left and used. There is also usually a mix of drinks in the house. So if you use something please replace it for the next guest.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
Cleaner maid available at extra cost. Linen, towels available. All bedding and towels were replace in November 2013.

Barbecue, Parking, Garden.

Fridge, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine.

Central Heating, Internet Access, Satellite, Telephone, TV.

Location Type:
Rural, Village.

Large extensive garden. Space for 5 side football in the back garden. Enclosed sun trap at the back door ideal for a barbecue. Out door table and chair and barbecue equipment in out house.

Important notes on accommodation

You will have sole occupancy of the house. The caretaker will let you in show you around and is on hand through out your stay. He lives 2 minutes walk away.



Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
22 March 2014 - 31 October 2014 £ 300.00 2

Notes on prices
Pricing is very variable. Dependant on length of stay and number of people staying. Drop me an email for a quote. Any guests willing to cut the grass get a £20 discount. Minimum stay is usually two nights.

Changeover day
Please contact owner.

Booking notes
Please contact owner.


House in Caithness, Watten, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

About the area

Some of the best beaches in Scotland lie around the Caithness coast. All with 30 minutes driving time.

Local golf courses, with car drive times.
Lybster - 9 Holes. PAR 62, 3858 Yards, 30 mins
Wick - 18 holes, PAR 69, 6200 Yards, 18 mins
Reay - 18 Holes, Par 69, 5831 Yards, 44 mins
Thurso - 18 Holes, Par 69, 5853 Yards, 27 mins
Brora - 18 holes, Par 69, 6110 Yards, 64 mins

Special Interest Holidays
The house lies 5 minutes walk from Lock Watten one of the best stocked fly fishing lochs in Scotland. Wick river also runs through the Village try for a slalom in one of the local pools. Head to Scrabster for deep sea fishing with world record Halibut or try Dunnet beach one of the best beach casting beaches in the UK. The county is a fisherman's dream.

Do you like to paint, try the conservatory great light and easel provided.

Astronomy, some of the best dark sky's in the UK. We have access to an old farm house 5 minutes drive away. 0% light pollution.

How to get there
2 hours driving from Inverness.
Wick Airport is 20 minutes away by car.
Or take the Train to either Wick or Thurso.

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About the Owner

Me I am a 50s something guy and I work abroad. I am loathed to give up this family home as we all use it thought the year so we decided to offer it as a rental to cover some of the costs of ownership. We like and hope you will as well. Stuart

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House in Caithness, Watten, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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