Da Roost-We chose the name of this house to invoke feelings of homely warmth,comfort and rest, while referring to the stunning natural landscape and history in which it is set. Sumburgh Roost (or to locals, just 'da roost') is caused by the meeting of two powerful tidal …see more
A stone built croft cottage, set in an idyllic hilltop position with stunning panoramic views of the west Shetland coastline and the island of Foula can also be seen in the distance. The cottage is detached and ideal for those wanting a secluded holiday. …see more
11 Aug 2014
"Scatter my ashes here."
Think primitive. After all, this is a remote cottage on a remote island off an archipelago 100 miles north of John O'Groats. There ain't no shops on this island. You eat and, apart from tap water,, d… More
13 Aug 2013
"A fabulous island waiting to be explored."
Arriving on the small island ferry from the mainland (possibly with a crofter bringing in supplies) gives you a sense of immediate isolation here. There's plenty to do however: exploring the 38km coas… More
6 Aug 2013
"Lovely, comfortable cottage"
Really lovely, comfortable cottage with everything you need. Stunning views and an attractive island. Brilliant for walks with a super beach and some interesting archaeology. Our dogs loved it too … More