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.