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Glenduron, Holm, Orkney, cottage with views of the Famous Scapa Flow

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Front of house overlooking Scapa Flow with views of the Italian Chapel and Churchill Barriers
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Glenduron is in St Mary's Holm behind the Bay of Legrow. Our property is a charming two bedroom traditional Orkney Cottage. Looking out over Scapa Flow to the famous Italian Chapel and the Churchill Barriers. It has a large garden with ample parking. You can seat entranced by the scenery in the comfort of the lounge and bedroom. There is a big garden where you can relax or play and a clothes line to dry your clothes. In the main bedroom there is ample space to relax and let all your cares drift away with the coming and going of the tides. Throughout the house there is infra-red heating panels and in the lounge there is a choice between an electric fire or a dual fuel burner. The bedrooms and bathroom is carpeted , there is walk in shower, bath, toilet and washbasin with heating. There is a...Glenduron is in St Mary's Holm behind the Bay of Legrow. Our property is a charming two bedroom traditional Orkney Cottage. Looking out over Scapa Flow to the famous Italian Chapel and the Churchill Barriers. It has a large garden with ample parking. You can seat entranced by the scenery in the comfort of the lounge and bedroom. There is a big garden where you can relax or play and a clothes line to dry your clothes. In the main bedroom there is ample space to relax and let all your cares drift away with the coming and going of the tides. Throughout the house there is infra-red heating panels and in the lounge there is a choice between an electric fire or a dual fuel burner. The bedrooms and bathroom is carpeted , there is walk in shower, bath, toilet and washbasin with heating. There is a fully fitted kitchen which has all the equipment you may need including fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, iron, clothes airer and ironing board, Vacuum cleaner. Home away from Home, The lounge has a TV and DVD for your entertainment. There is if required a chair seat for young child and travel cot available. Please request when you book. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please keep the cottage as you found it and report any breakages. Thank you
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Teresa F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Teresa’s home. Everything was ready for us to move in and enjoy. The house has great views and all a guest would need. Sitting in the lounge relaxing in the evening was made even better with the view of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great location easy to reach from the ferry at St. Margaret's Bay, lovely views across the Scapa Flow to Churchill's barrier. Very helpful and friendly owners and a super cottage well equipped making our stay there very comfortable and wanting to return.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Janet H
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018

Hello Janet So happy that you found our cottage well equipped and comfortable. Hope to see you again in the future. Regards Teresa and Malcolm

Reviewed 9 July 2018

The bungalow was set on the main road which had some traffic but not too much. It had lovely views across the bay. The Cottage was modern and very clean. We had a good nights sleep on both nights. I don't have any hesitation in...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Colin L
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018

Thank you for the great review, hopefully you got to see seals. Glad you slept well. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 28 May 2018

I had the main bedroom which is roomy with 2 large windows, a window seat that looks out to the water, 2 wardrobes, a lovely dressing table and stool. The rear twin room was smaller and very cold, despite heating. The cottage bedrooms could have...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Sue C
Management response:Responded 28 May 2018

Thank you Louise, Good review. I have noted the heating problem in bedrooms, extra heater in cupboard in hall if needed. Heating set at 18 degrees in bedrooms, good temperature for sleep. Thanks once again Love Teresa

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a lovely stay in your house. It was very nice decorated. From the room we saw a seal liing in the sun. Orkney is a nice island.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank joopv708
Management response:Responded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your review. I am glad you got to see a seal. There are loads there are the moment having their pups

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Teresa's place was perfect for us - comfortable, clean, convenient and spacious. The location was super: a block from a play park for the kids, halfway between St. Margaret's Hope and Kirkwall. The view was really dramatic -and the rainbow across the Flow was ample...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank R Alison A
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Glenduron, a lovely 2 bedroom cottage. The cottage is well equipped, comfortable and very clean. It has a sea front location with beautiful views of the scapa flow. Short drive to the Italian Chapel and into Kirkwall- wouldn't hesitate...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank PurpleKatie
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Thank you Kate, perfect review Regards Teresa

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Glenduron is located in Holm, a short distance from the seashore where in the autumn and winter you will see from the lounge windows seals raising their pups. There are many walks around Holm with spectacular scenery and skies. Close by is the famous Churchill barriers and Italian Chapel. Orkney wine company is a must if you are keen on wine. The Commodore restaurant is open on Friday and Saturday during the summer months. There is small shop and post office where you can purchase essentials.
Getting around
A car is useful in Orkney as it allows you access to many more beautiful sites that cannot accessed by bus, but if you do not have or wish to have a car many of the well known attractions of Orkney can be reached by bus. In the summer months there is a open toplan bus that visits many of the top attractions. The X1 bus runs through Holm, this bus starts at St Margaret's Hope Pentland Ferry terminal and terminates at Stromness Ferry terminal
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Frequently Asked Questions about Glenduron, Holm, Orkney, cottage with views of the Famous Scapa Flow

  • Glenduron, Holm, Orkney, cottage with views of the Famous Scapa Flow is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

  • Glenduron, Holm, Orkney, cottage with views of the Famous Scapa Flow has one bathroom available. See all property details.

  • Glenduron, Holm, Orkney, cottage with views of the Famous Scapa Flow has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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