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Holiday Cottage With Magnificent Views Across The Pentland Firth To The Orkneys

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage in Scrabster,Thurso,Scotland-Peaceful Location Yet Close To Town And Beaches

The Bothy is a unique holiday cottage in a spectacular location at the very end of mainland Britain. Perched on Holbornhead above the fishing and ferry port of Scrabster the Bothy offers views north across the Pentland Firth to the Orkney islands and east to Dunnett Head the most northerly point in Britain. holiday home. The Bothy is set on a 1000 acre organic sheep farm with extraordinary cliffs, gloups (blow holes) and stacks on the north coast and steeply sloping braes running down to the east. Wildlife abounds on the farm and the cliffs and stacks offer nesting sites for thousands of sea birds.

Ebe Bonner
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
31 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Thurso in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom on 1st Floor with Bath, shower over bath, WC and Basin Ground floor shower room with shower and toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: On the 1st Floor are Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, and Bedroom 3 with a single bed and room for a travel cot. On the Ground Floor is Bedroom 4 with twin beds.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • surfing
Notes on accommodation: Dogs accepted by prior agreement only, as the property is on a sheep farm! Outside: Ample parking outside the property Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and the property will be clean upon your arrival. We do expect you to leave the property as you find it; if it is not, the appropriate sums to cover cleaning charges or damages will be deducted from your deposit. Other: Large porch for storage of surf boards, bikes etc. Sun room with panoramic views of the coast.


4/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Nice house. Nice views. Gravel and grass need attention

  • 4 of 5


  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
19 Mar 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Non refundable deposit of £150.00 payable to secure booking with full balance payable 8 weeks prior to booking start date. Payment by cheque or bank transfer accepted.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays. Check out by 10am. Available from 4pm onwards, or earlier if specifically requested.

Notes on prices:
For parties of 1-4 guests we offer a reduction of £100 off the weekly rental cost. Short breaks available in low season, minimum 3 nights stay, prices on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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