About this property
Nestled in the village of Castletown, just a stone’s throw from sandy beaches, Harland Cottage is perfect for couples looking for some rest and relaxation. . Ground Floor:
Ramp to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric fire, 26" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and washing machine (also accessed from hallway).. Electric central heating, electricity (first £10 included, remainder by meter reading), bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Doggy extras.. Enclosed, lawned garden and sitting-out area. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps in the garden. . Harland Cottage is a delightful bijou cottage for couples. This single-storey, detached cottage is beautifully presented throughout. The main living area is open plan and a large deep leather sofa looks out through French windows to the pretty cottage garden. The kitchen area is bright and modern, with built-in units and is well-equipped. The double bedroom has a kingsize bed and an en-suite with a large walk-in shower, which can also be accessed via the hallway. The garden is a real delight, enclosed by an original Caithness dry stone wall, there is a patio area with seating and a good-sized lawn area.
Harland Cottage is situated in Castletown, just 500 yards from one of the most spectacular beaches to be found anywhere in the British Isles. Dunnet Beach has 4 miles of sweeping sands, with high sand dunes providing a natural backdrop. There are lovely walks direct from the cottage, through woodland glades to the beach beyond. It is ideal for dog walks as well as numerous outdoor activities and there is also a pretty harbour to wander round. The area is renowned for its surfing, water sports, fishing and golf. For wildlife enthusiasts, there are often deer close by, numerous seabirds including puffins, whales, porpoises and dolphins are spotted along the coastline.
Castletown has a good selection of local amenities, including a pub with a good restaurant and a local mini-market, all within walking distance. The Heritage Visitors Centre is within a mile. The nearby town of Thurso is just 5 miles away and has further amenities, including supermarkets, bars, cafés, restaurants and a cinema. There are lovely riverside walks along the banks of the River Thurso and plenty to see and do in the region. A visit to the Castle of Mey, with its superb garden and interesting history is a must, along with a day trip to Orkney; the ferry is approximately 8 miles away. The property is also on the North Coast 500. Beach 300 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.