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Kinross Cottage, Halkirk

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This property is warm and welcoming, is in excellent condition with all amenities provided including a welcome pack of milk, tea, coffee and sugar.

It is situated in a large well kept garden with unobstructed view of the countryside. It is very central for exploring the county of Caithness and Sutherland with good local amenities to suit all kinds of activities. River Thurso runs through the village and is well known for salmon fishing.

Thurso has good shopping, golf course, cinema, beach, pubs and restaurants. Wick has good shopping, golf course, pubs and restaurants. There are ferry services from Scarbster, Gills and John O' Groats proved a service to Orkney.

Horse riding facilities are available in the village. There is a hotel that serves good food, an Indian restaurant, a grocery shop, garage and a Post Office in the village.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Thurso 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Wick 25 km, Nearest railway: Thurso 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Double sofabed in lounge.

Twins beds can be pushed together to make a double.

The shower room is a wet room and has a walk in shower, toilet and hand basin. Hair dryer provided.

Folding dining table in kitchen area seats 6 people.

Cot is a travel cot.

Further details outdoors

Good well kept garden.

Shed for storage.

Drive parking for several cars.

Further details

Key obtained from Linden House.Follow A9 to Thurso and turn left at the Halkirk/Gillock junction. After the 30 mph sign turn left by the cemetery. Kinross is to the rear of Linden House (owners property)

Prices are based on a base price of £160 plus a set price per person per night.

The Scottish Highlands region

The Highland of Scotland are just simply beautiful.

Caithness

There are many golf courses in easy reach at Thurso, Wick and Reay.

There is sea, river and loch fishing available.

The sea around this area provides good surfing.

There are two horse riding schools in the village.

The area does provide shooting opportunities.

There are great hill walking areas in Sutherland.

The area is good for birdwatching.

There is a 10 pin bowling ally in Thurso.

There is a cinema in Thurso.

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Review 1-10 of 15

28 Sep 2014

5/5

"Another enjoyable stay"

Our 2nd stay at the cottage after a excellent experience the year before. Cottage was still up to the same standard with everything you need for a short or extended stay.No issues experienced during o… More

Great to see these people again

27 Jul 2014

4/5

"Bien équipé"

Nous sommes restés 3 nuits à Kinross. Ce cottage est confortable, propre et bien équipé avec un joli jardin . La literie est de qualité. Le sèche linge est appréciable notamment dans le cas de court séjour. L'accueil est très agréable et reste discret.

the cottage was left very clean and tidy. Very nice people.

31 Oct 2013

5/5

"Clean, clean, clean and very much cared for!"

When you walk in the door and the place smells and looks clean and cared for, the rest is easy. The cottage is traditionally decorated and furnished. Comfy lounge, comfy bed and bedding and everything… More

Its great when our efforts are appreciated. Thank you

13 Sep 2013

5/5

"Short but sweet"

We only stayed 4 nights here but wished it could have been longer. The cottage is scrupulously clean and well equipped. There is everything that 2-4 people could require, though seating for meals woul… More

It's great when people enjoy there stay

1 Sep 2013

5/5

"Excellent Holiday Cottage in Halkirk"

I would definitely recommend anyone traveling to the Scottish Highlands to have a look at staying in Halkirk at Kinross Cottage. A real home from home, fully equipped with everything you could need for a self catering holiday, washing machine and tumble dryer if you have to do such things and set in a well maintained lovely garden. Cottage is spotless, plenty of lovely fresh towels and bedding. The owners are not far away and go out of their way to be very helpful without bothering you at all, they even get tea, coffee and milk in for you on your arrival. Halkirk is a place to get away from it all but within driving distance of the exquisite scenery of Scotland. I have had a great holiday and definitely want to return again to Kinross. Don't miss out on this great accommodation when booking your time away.

What lovely people they were and they gave me some help with my own computer. Hope to see them again.

21 May 2013

5/5

"Wonderful"

We wish that we had stayed here for more than the 3 days we did stay. We could not think of anything that was missing that we even might have needed. It was spotlessly clean, lovely and warm and the … More

It is great when our hard work is appreciated

3 Feb 2013

5/5

"Clean and comfortable cottage which we highly recommend"

As we have visited the area due to work commitments, this made our working week feel more like a holiday. We will certainly use this cottage again for both work and pleasure visits to the area.
The cottage is very warm and welcoming and is very well equiped, clean and comfortable.

It is a pleasure when are efforts are appreciated. Thank you.

30 Oct 2012

5/5

"Great!"

Perfect for what we needed. Handy location not for from the main town. Local hotel perfect for an evening meal and just a 5 min walk. Will definitely stay again and happy to recommend to others.

Pleased to be of service and hope we see them again.

3 Sep 2012

5/5

"Well appointed accommodation in excellent location"

Kinross holiday cottage is very clean, well appointed and located in the quiet village of Hallkirk. It is well located for trips east and west - we went as far as the Kyle of Tongue in the West and to John o'Groats in the East. The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay and we loved the views from the lounge window. It was so quiet and so peaceful. We shall definitely be back. We stayed on our way to Orkney and wish we had spent longer in this area.

It would be great to see these people again

28 Aug 2012

5/5

"A pristine cottage in a good location"

Kinross is a very well presented holiday cottage set in a large garden adjacent to the owner's home. The property is ideal for a solo traveller or couple and the second bedroom, although small, could accommodate another adult or two children. The owners were helpful but not intrusive and arranged a WiFi connection to the bungalow for a small fee, which was a very useful. Kinross was comfortable, well equipped and cosy. The location on the edge of Halkirk village was quiet with open views across farmland to the front and local facilities such as the shop and pub within walking distance.

it is pleasing when people recognise our efforts to make their stay comfortable. WiFi is now offered free.

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