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Franklin's View

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Franklin's View has a charming and cosy atmosphere befitting of a holiday cottage. The open plan living and dining area has a bright and airy feel which is encouraged by the large panoramic windows, looking over the rooftops to the Harbour and Scapa Flow. Franklin's View boasts its' own private and secluded garden with drying green and garden furniture (ideal for a BBQ or relaxing) Franklin's View sleeps four people in two cosy bedrooms one of which is a double and the other a twin each with cupboards and hanging storage. The bathroom has a fully tiled floor with a walk in shower....Franklin's View has a charming and cosy atmosphere befitting of a holiday cottage. The open plan living and dining area has a bright and airy feel which is encouraged by the large panoramic windows, looking over the rooftops to the Harbour and Scapa Flow. Franklin's View boasts its' own private and secluded garden with drying green and garden furniture (ideal for a BBQ or relaxing) Franklin's View sleeps four people in two cosy bedrooms one of which is a double and the other a twin each with cupboards and hanging storage. The bathroom has a fully tiled floor with a walk in shower.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
During the summer months (May to September, inclusive) we try to stick to a Saturday check in day. If you would like to book an alternative check in day them please get in touch before booking as we will do our best to accommodate your request. Thank you.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
kevin M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

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Date of stay: September 2020
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 18 August 2020

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Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay but it was let down by the old fashioned bathroom and shower was barely warm which despite reporting was not fixed during our stay. Lack of hanging space in second bedroom. Otherwise great location and comfortable sitting room and very well...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019 via mobile

Beautifully laid out cottage with stunning views in an extremely central and convenient location in Stromness. The cottage is so warm and cozy and has such a 'tardis' appearance. Ideal for a base for exploring all that Orkney has to offer. A must for anyone...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank EnA M
Reviewed 20 August 2019

The house is well placed in the town with an interesting view over the rooftops to the harbor. Pleasant outside garden. Very comfortable for two or four people. Accessible to many sights by bus.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Tourist274328
Venture707383, VR Owner at Franklin's View, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

Thank you very much for the review. It's always great to know that guests have enjoyed their stay at Franklin's View.

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Reviewed 24 June 2019

This was a very comfortable and well-provisioned house, with loads of plates and cooking utensils, a large fridge freezer and a great open plan kitchen/ sitting room/diner. The views from the window were of rooftops and chimneys and out to the bay a lighthouse and...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank NikkieB274
Venture707383, VR Owner at Franklin's View, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

Thank you very much for the kind words. It's always nice to know that Franklin's View is appreciated. Myself and Sue would love to welcome you back sometime in the future.

Reviewed 25 April 2019

From the very outset communication with both Kevin and Sue was excellent, during the booking process and pre/ post arrival. Now, it has to be said, that, from the road the cottage is a little underwhelming but, as they say, looks can be deceptive. Walk...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank bluetunney
Venture707383, VR Owner at Franklin's View, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. It is always nice to know that guests have enjoyed their stay at Franklin's View.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We LOVED every moment at Franklin's View. Book with no hesitation as it will be beyond your expectations. It is a roomy, airy cottage with a wonderful garden and sea view. Inside it's a cosy and warm atmosphere filled with everything you might need. And...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Henrysmum_Canada
Venture707383, VR Owner at Franklin's View, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. It's always nice to know that guests have enjoyed their stay.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

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Date of stay: September 2018
Venture707383, VR Owner at Franklin's View, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We found Franklyns view was light and airy with good sea views. Ideal to use as a base to explore Orkney. Very clean and well equipped. Owners were really helpful and friendly - can definitely recommend

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 123Roz
Management response:Responded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much for the kind comments. It's always nice to know that guests have enjoyed their stay at Franklin's View. Hope to meet you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
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
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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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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