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Range provides really cosy central heating as well as great cooking!
Huge antique table to sit around with views over loch
Entire cottage

'Here, where the world is quiet...'


'Here, where the world is quiet...'

6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Our house (Strathyre) is very much a well- loved family home, and is homely and comfortable. Its peaceful and spacious inside and out, and is filled with years of happy memories/collections from around the world
Fishing, beaches, birdwatching, ancient sites
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Aurora Borealis from below my house

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Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Indoor Fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM


93 Reviews

Eliza User Profile
June 2018
We had a lovely stay in Orkney, the house was very comfortable and relaxing, and the scenery was beautiful.
Janet User Profile
June 2018
A great place to stay with the most amazing views and a lovely homely feel. Washing dishes was a joy, standing at the window overlooking the Loch.
Jeanette User Profile
June 2018
Absolutely beautiful house - I ticked as good as I expected because the info had left me with high expectations, which were fully met. Irene's information was very useful and her tips on pubs and beaches were great. Very comfortable and homely.
Sarah User Profile
April 2018
A really relaxed and homely place to stay in a fantastic location
Shan User Profile
March 2018
Irene’s place is fantastic. Spacious with beautiful views and near to Skara Brae, Birsay and many other great places to visit. You can drive to Stromness and get the ferry to Hoy and other islands. We went on lots of walks and enjoyed cosy evenings in playing board games by the …
Natalie User Profile
January 2018
An amazing get away location, even in the middle of winter! Will definitely go again.
Irene User Profile
Response from Irene:
It’s our family home and we love it. My boys were born there and love coming home!
January 2018
Ann User Profile
July 2017
We loved the cottage especially the part that is 200 years old. It is in a beautiful location and very well positioned for all we wanted to see. It was perfect for our holiday in Orkney.

Hosted by Irene

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in December 2013
Irene User Profile
101 Reviews
Irene is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I love travelling and have stayed in 'out of the way' places all over the world. I lead expeditions worldwide which is my job. Central America has a real place in my heart. Orkney was where I first went to teach MANY years ago. This is our 'family' home which we will never pa…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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