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The Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage

North Highlands
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
6 Guests
2 Dogs

Set in its own garden ground and nestling below the Noss Head Lighthouse's, the cosy cottage has uninterrupted views across to the Orkney Isles and whatever the weather the changing colours and hues are a sight to see. The accommodation has recently been modernised to provide a holiday cottage with all modern comforts and finished to a high standard.

The cottage provides an excellent base for exploring Caithness and Sutherland whilst day trips to Orkney are also easy to arrange from John O'Groats which is just half an hour by car. The peace and solitude that Caithness can offer is unrivalled together with the chance to explore the northern most part of Scotland, Dunnet Head, with the adjoining superb beach with miles of sand which is also a surfer's paradise. The local heritage and culture can be explored in the busy and quaint towns of Thurso and Wick and along the coast to sites such as the awe-inspiring Castle Sinclair Girnigoe. Throughout the area there is an abundance of ancient castles, chambered cairns, and standing stones to discover and wonder at. Not to be missed is of course Castle of Mey the late Queen Mother's former summer retreat

Whether you are looking for outdoor pursuits, be it the fabulous surf at Dunnet Head, fishing on the Wick or Thurso, paintballing or quad bike trips there is plenty of choice in the area, or to explore the countryside with the wonderful variety of bird life particularly on the cliffs around coast which are spectacular hosting colonies of puffins, kittiwakes and guillemots. The autumn migration of wild geese has to be seen to be believed. All in all, the cottage provides the best of locations of for a wonderful holiday and is sure to meet all tastes.

Accepts bookings for arrival on any day of the week, short breaks are welcome throughout the year.
Damage Deposit £150

Accommodation: for 6 on one floor Entrance Hall; Sitting Room; Dining Room/Kitchen; bathroom with over bath shower; King size zip and link Bedroom; Twin Bedroom; Bunk bedroom (full size bunks)

Services: Heating & Electricity included * Bed linen and towels provided * Washing Machine * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer* Microwave * Mobile Phone reception * TV with DVD Player * Parking * Enclosed Garden which continues around lighthouse * Garden Furniture * BBQ * Bicycle Storage * Pets Welcome but must be kept on leads

Extras: £20 per dog/booking. £90 cleaning fee per booking.

Note: Steep cliff drops adjacent to garden, care by all must be taken and keep back from unprotected edges.
The Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage works on nightly pricing, please select the dates for your stay on the calendar to generate the price


Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Sea/Water View
  • Water View

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms
  • Showers
  • Double Beds
  • Twin Bedrooms
  • Bunk Room - 1
  • Single Beds - 2
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • Heating Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Walk To Pub
  • Walk To Shops

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife trails
  • Sailing/water sports

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Damage Deposit for care of property

All holiday-makers booking a holiday are required to pay either a Damage Deposit, £150 or as noted in the property listing details, or Damage Deposit waiver of £18, whichever is selected is required to be paid with the balance payment of the holiday. Where selected the Damage Deposit will be held by Discover Scotland to be applied against the reasonable costs of repairs, replacement or additional cleaning of furnishings, kitchen equipment, crockery, glass, bedding and towels damaged or soiled other than by normal wear and tear during the holiday. The Damage Deposit, less any reasonable charges, will be returned within 14 days of the departure date. Where any costs exceed the Damage Deposit the holiday-maker will pay such excess as notified to them by Discover Scotland within 14 days of notification. Where the holiday-maker has agreed to pay the Damage Deposit Waiver the Damage Deposit is not payable. This amount is non-refundable. If the cost of any damage or breakages exceeds the applicable Damage Deposit value for the property, then the holiday-maker will be liable for any additional costs. Any such excess will be notified to them by Discover Scotland and due for payment within 14 days of notification.

All bookings require either a refundable Damage Deposit £150 or as per the property details or £18 non refundable Damage Deposit Waiver.
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