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The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL

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The Smiddy
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Smiddy is a unique house, a converted woollen mill fully modernised with many special architectural features. Suitable for upto six adults and two children and one infant maximum. Downstairs consists of flagstone hallway, entrance, dining and kitchen area with a large spacious king size family bedroom with en suite and 2 single beds if you need to have children in the room with you, and a family bathroom which includes a large sunken spa aromatherapy bath and a double bedroom..There is also a laundry room with washer and drier. Upstairs at the Smiddy there is a spacious living area with a wood burning stove and panoramic windows also located in the living room is a juke box. There is a second king size room which can be converted to a twin room bedroom to suit your requirements. Next ...The Smiddy is a unique house, a converted woollen mill fully modernised with many special architectural features. Suitable for upto six adults and two children and one infant maximum. Downstairs consists of flagstone hallway, entrance, dining and kitchen area with a large spacious king size family bedroom with en suite and 2 single beds if you need to have children in the room with you, and a family bathroom which includes a large sunken spa aromatherapy bath and a double bedroom..There is also a laundry room with washer and drier. Upstairs at the Smiddy there is a spacious living area with a wood burning stove and panoramic windows also located in the living room is a juke box. There is a second king size room which can be converted to a twin room bedroom to suit your requirements. Next to the bedroom there is a family shower room. The house is decorated to a high standard with Orkney stone walls oak flooring and oak stairway. Minimum stay is set at 3 nights but should you require a shorter stay please contact us . Outside there is parking available for 2 small cars or 1 large vehicle.There is alternative parking available if required. The Smiddy is very central St Magnus Cathedral and the town center full of local shops only a short stroll away. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Please contact us if you wish to bring children under 5 years old due to the house layout/style (photos show the stairs, steps and glass banisters). If we can meet your requirements we will do our best to accommodate you. Check out times can be negotiated depending on bookings and cleaning requirements if you wish a later departure or earlier arrival please get in touch with you requirements.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Kevin R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2016
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Reviewed 15 October 2020

A couple and teenage daughter, we thought this might feel a tad extravagant for just the three of us but we needn't have worried. It was perfect and we used every part of the house during our stay. It was an ideal base for exploring...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Di2918
Reviewed 23 August 2020

This is a beautifully designed house in the centre of Kirkwall. The welcome basket from Kevin, the owner, was a really thoughtful touch. It is a great base to explore Orkney.

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank EmmaD3914
Reviewed 20 August 2020

Absolutely fantastic stay at The Smiddy in Kirkwall. From the minute we arrived we felt at home in this beautiful, spacious, extremely well appointed and excellently located property. The house is a one off - modern, fresh and spotlessly clean and had many luxurious features...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Girlflyby
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Reviewed 27 July 2020

Date of stay: July 2020
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2020

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 1 August 2019

Date of stay: July 2019
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Reviewed 22 July 2019

Date of stay: July 2019
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

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Reviewed 28 June 2019 via mobile

We were five adults visiting family here for a week. The house is well situated ust a short walk to all amenities. Everything you could think of was in the house to use in the kitchen. The area is quiet and there are some lovely...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Julie2450
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2019

Hi Julie, Thanks for the review and I’m delighted to hear you all enjoyed your time in The Smiddy whilst visiting family, your more than welcome back anytime! Thanks Again, Kevin

Reviewed 27 June 2019

The Smiddy is a lovely modernised and slightly unusual house with parking and only a couple of minutes walk from the pedestrianised shopping street in Kirkwall. Good size rooms - and a large sitting room upstairs. Very warm.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Patrick A
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2019

Hi Pat, Thank you for the review, you’re all more than welcome back! Thanks Again Kevin

Reviewed 17 June 2019

Great location, just a short walk into town. Spacious light accommodation with good facilities, clean and tidy. We especially appreciated the welcome box of local goodies.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank sian1404
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

Hi Sian, Thank you for your review and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in The Smiddy. Thanks Again, Kevin

Reviewed 10 June 2019

The house was beautiful and had everything we needed for a weeks stay, we particularly loved the jukebox! Kevin was a great host, always very quick to respond to emails and did what he could to help out when I was arriving early. The welcome...More

Date of stay: June 2019
2  Thank Emrose90
Explorer531969, VR Owner at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2019

Hi Emily, Thanks for the lovely review! Im glad you both enjoyed your time in the Smiddy and you got to see some of Orkney when your weren’t working. Your more than welcome back! Thanks Again, Kevin

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Kirkwall the capital of Orkney has vibrant, independent shops and a lively night life in its many hotels and bars. A Mecca for lovers of chain-free shopping, Kirkwall has everything you need, from boutique fashions, designer brands and locally designed clothing, to CDs and DVDs, jewellery, outdoor clothing, bread and cakes, linen, musical instruments, household goods and shoes. Privately owned grocery stores offer the kind of personal service that's largely disappeared elsewhere in Britain and stock local produce and international favorites. Artisan bakeries, butchers, chemists, banks and several cafes add to the exciting retail mix. The long and picturesque flagstone paved main street snakes down from the harbour, changing its name from Bridge Street to Albert Street and then to Broad S...
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL

  • The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

  • The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at The Smiddy, Mill Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1NL must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.