Self Catering in Orkney
Welcome to Outbrecks Cottages, Self Catering in Orkney. We, Outbrecks Cottages, offer our guests a chance to unwind and relax in comfort and view the spectacular surrounding scenery in fabulous locations by the World Heritage Site in Stenness. Our holiday accommodation is close to the famous trout fishing lochs of Harray and Stenness in the Orkney Islands.
Raingoose is a beautifully designed house with traditional Orkney stone frontage and Welsh slate roof. It commands stunning, uninterrupted views over the Bay of Ireland to the Hoy Hills, arguably one of the best vistas in Orkney. Set in its own large garden, 200 metres from the Bay of Ireland, with excellent secluded shoreline, Raingoose has access to our adjacent fields and a path to the secluded shore.
Sleeping up to six people, it offers modern amenities in excellent accommodation. Luxuriate in the sitting room, view the incredible skies and beautiful scenery through the picture window or watch the seals resting on the shore and birds wheeling. Be snug with its multi-fuel stove and central heating. Relax in the well-appointed kitchen and dining area, which offer the same stunning views. It is an ideal place to relax and a great base to explore the nearby famous archaeological sites, walk, cycle, play golf, photograph and paint or just potter in Stromness or Kirkwall.
Whitesails, a superb, individually designed and spacious house is finished to a very high standard. Sitting in its own lovely panoramic site of 1 acre, it commands stunning views over the Bay of Ireland, the Hills of Hoy and Stromness as well as surrounding farmland. It is five minutes from the archaeological World Heritage Site in Stenness, 3 miles from Stromness and approx. 250 metres, with path, to the secluded shoreline.
Whitesails is individually designed with attractive pine tongue and groove wood ceilings, which add warmth and individuality. The quality furnishings in this accommodation are complimented by paintings by Gordon Mitchell, Lesley Francis and quality prints. The house is fully carpeted throughout, with vinyl floor covering in the kitchen and utility room.
The attractive and spacious sitting room, with large picture window, has comfortable sofas, electric focal point fire, occasional tables, a Sky freesat TV/DVD and doors to the hall and conservatory…which has fabulous views and leads to the garden patios. The sitting room also opens to the attractive dining room, with dining table and chairs, which opens to the… kitchen, housing a quality range of wall and base units and amenities which contain everything you need for a great self-catering holiday. There is a radio/CD player and point for a TV. Off the kitchen is the… utility room with a range of wall units, sink, drainer, washing machine, condenser tumble dryer, and fridge/freezer.
There are three double bedrooms off the hall: two with double beds and one with twin beds. All have fitted mirrored wardrobes. The master has a spacious en-suite with large shower, WC/wash basin and a 1400 mm bath. There is also a small single bedroom at the end of the hall. Off the hall is a bathroom with large shower, WC/wash basin.
Whitesails offers seclusion, a beautiful place to escape and stunning beauty, a perfect holiday destination. It is an ideal place to relax and a great base to explore the nearby famous archaeological sites, walk, cycle, play golf, photograph and paint or just potter in Stromness or Kirkwall.
Pine Trees Bothy:
Pine Trees Bothy is a bright, beautifully designed new self-catering cottage, tranquil and relaxing and in an area of outstanding beauty. It has been converted and extended to provide luxurious accommodation for two people, although the bedroom (the original Bothy cottage) is suitable as a family room. This delightful large bedroom has a cathedral ceiling and interesting features. Every ceiling is tongue and groove wood, and all except the bedroom have recessed spotlights.
In its previous life, the original Bothy was my art studio and prior to that was a farm worker’s cottage/grain store in the 19th Century. It is of a high standard and has been thoughtfully constructed in sympathy with its natural woodland/farmland surroundings. It still retains original Orkney stone frontage on one wall, while another has double wooden cladding and the rest are pebble – dashed. The sitting room and open-plan stylish kitchen/dining area is spacious, light and attractive. Soak up the idyllic woodland scene through the large patio doors towards the Bay and Hoy Hills. Cosy in or venture out to enjoy the clean, pure air, walking, bird watching, photography, painting and easy access to archaeological sites, nearby beach, fishing lochs, towns and shops. Keep in touch with free wifi.
4 Star Visit Scotland.