Retreat 33739 – Thurso, Northern Scotland

  • The Highlands
  • 6
  • 3
  • 2
from  £771

Introduction

This characterful former croft cottage sits on the most northerly point of Britain at Dunnet Head. An amazing untamed landscape with stunning sea cliffs and coastal grasslands is home to the RSPB nature reserve. On a clear day you will have fantastic views across to Orkney and you can enjoy a day trip there during the summer months with an organised tour leaving from John O Groats 12 miles away. Within 2 miles you will find the white sands of Dunnet beach stretching around the bay and offering great opportunities to sunbathe paddle and swim. A must-see stop on your NC500 adventure is a visit to the Mey Castle & Visitor Centre just 7 miles and still the summer residence of Prince Charles & Camilla. The conservatory is perfectly positioned so you can relax and enjoy the sea views situated adjacent is the cosy lounge area with wood burning stove for relaxing nights in so you can watch a movie together and plan the next day s adventures. There is a lovely contemporary kitchen for sharing the cooking and a dining area to eat at or play board games. The main bathroom is styled to match its coastal location. The large and spacious master bedroom next to the lounge benefits from having its own en-suite facilities including very welcoming heated flooring and an infrared sauna. This quirky croft retaining many of its original features has a very narrow stairway leading to the double bedroom and twin on the first floor. Completing the property is the family bathroom. The large enclosed garden area has a fire pit hot tub (extra charge of 120 per booking) on raised decking and a bubble shelter with garden seating for those windier days in the north. There is ample parking and a garage for bike storage. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 2 doubles and 1 twin. 2 bathrooms 1 bathroom and shower over bath with WC, 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer dryer. Wood burner (first basket of logs included). TV/DVD and blue tooth sound bar. Infrared sauna. Bike store and garage. Enclosed garden with fire pit. Private hot tub additional charge at 120 per booking. Private parking for 3 cars Shops 5 miles, pub and restaurant 2.5 mile. Very narrow stairway leads to the double bedroom and twin on the first floor.

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