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Mrs Anna Webster

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People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Wick - Keiss Harbour House

Harbour house in the north-east of Scotland, sleeps 12 people

Keiss Harbour House is a stunning, contemporary-styled house on the edge of the Caithness village of Keiss, some 12 miles south of John O'Groats. The five bedrooms and spacious reception rooms make it ideal for entertaining groups of friends or family gatherings.

This area is ideal for those seeking an active holiday, with surfing and golf being local specialities, or for a more relaxing break, with sandy beaches, fishing and many historical and archaeological attractions in easy reach. This is also an ideal base for trips to the Orkney Islands. Or why not just sit in an armchair in front of one of the three real fires, looking out over the sea?

The far northern highlands of Caithness are an unexplored gem of Scotland. There are fascinating archaeological remains and historic houses and museums to visit, surfing, golfing, walking, and easy access to the Orkney Islands. The stunning northern coast of Scotland and the north-western Highlands are also within easy reach.

Keiss Harbour House has five bedrooms and three reception areas, arranged over two floors.

The reception rooms in Keiss Harbour House are located upstairs, to take advantage of the sea views. The upstairs rooms comprise:

Spectacular ‘great hall’ style living/dining room with handmade wooden table to seat up to 15 people, two seating areas with sofas and armchairs, with an open fire and a wood burning stove

Hall with open fire and small dining table and 4 chairs for more intimate meals.

Fully equipped kitchen: Shower room with toilet.

The living/dining room, kitchen and hall all benefit from spectacular sea views.

The bedrooms and bathrooms are downstairs, accessed from a beautifully lit corridor: Three double bedrooms (two with balconies). One twin bedroom. Bunk room with two sets of bunks. Shower-room with steam room facility and toilet. Bathroom with hand-held shower and toilet. Laundry area with washing machine, iron and tumble drier.

The bedrooms and bathroom all benefit from spectacular sea views.

The house has the following facilities: Two open fires and a stove. Steam room. Table tennis table. Stereo with iPod dock. Games and jigsaws, books. Underfloor heating. Locked store for surfing gear, fishing equipment, etc. Logs and coal provided.

Keiss Harbour House forms part of the historic harbour in the village of Keiss. The house directly overlooks the harbour, which is still used by fishing boats. On sunny days, the harbour provides a delightful area for sitting outside, watching the boats come and go.

The Keiss village pub is five minutes walk away, as is the village shop, which stocks a range of useful supplies.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs Anna Webster (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 December, 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just thought I would drop you an email to thank you for allowing us to stay at Keiss Harbour House.



We had such a wonderful time and the house was fantastic. Really enjoyed our stay and the weather was kind to us.

We could not believe how friendly everyone was to us!

Thanks again, we will be in touch again.
Apr 2010
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Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Wick
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Sinclair Bay Hotel
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Reiss
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Wick
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Sinclair's Bay
Car: recommended

Whether you are on a family holiday, sporting break or get-together of friends, you will find plenty to do with easy access from the house.

The sandy links course of Wick Golf Club is five minutes drive away, as is the surfers mecca of Sinclair's Bay. There are further renowned surfing beaches, around Thurso and Strathy, within half an hours drive. Fishing on nearby rivers and lochs is available, or you can fish off the harbour wall!

The Queen Mother's house, the Castle of Mey, is a moving and interesting place to visit, within half an hour's drive. Heritage Museums in Wick and Thurso provide a fascinating insight into the history of Caithness, and numerous archaeological sites such as the Cairns of Camster and Yarrows Archaeological Trail show the ancient civilisation of the area.

A day trip to see the sights of Orkney is a must, with Orkney less than an hour away by ferry from Gills Bay or John o' Groats, both around 15 min drive from the house.

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Rates & Availability

From £600 Weekly

Rental rates for this holiday house in Wick, Northern Scottish Highlands

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2014 - 26 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
New Year
27 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
low season
3 Jan 2015 - 3 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
mid season
4 Apr 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
summer season
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
mid season - autumn
29 Aug 2015 - 9 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
low season - winter
10 Oct 2015 - 21 Dec 2015
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2015 - 28 Dec 2015
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2015 - 4 Jan 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Reduced rates (up to 50% discount) are available for small parties of up to 4 people - please ask for details!
Rentals usually run from Saturday to Saturday, although enquiries for different days and short breaks are always welcome.
Reduced rates are available for rentals of longer than a week.
Dogs are welcome at no extra cost, but in reception rooms only please.
We ask for a 20% deposit to confirm your booking, with the balance due approximately six weeks before your stay.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wick in Northern Scottish Highlands

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , steam room
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One of the shower rooms also has a steam room facility. The bathroom has a hand-held shower as well as a bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed , Family - 2 sets of bunk beds
  • The family room sleeps four people in two sets of bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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