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Double room in Harray with views of loch and Hoy.

4.92(12 reviews)SuperhostHarray, Scotland, United Kingdom
Private room in house hosted by Sara
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath

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A bright, light and spacious double bedroom with plenty of cupboard space, chair, television and stunning views of Harray loch and the hills of Hoy.
The shower room is next to the bedroom. Tea and coffee facilities in adjoining utility room, which also has drying facilities.
Parking space outside and a large garden area. Close to Dounby villiage with all its facilities and a five minute walk to the Merkister Hotel for drinks or dinner.

The space
Your end of the house is pretty self-contained and includes bedroom, shower room and utility area (shared) with tea and coffee facililities and a fridge for you sole use.
We have two very friendly cocker spaniels who will want to say hello.

Guest access
Guests have access to their room, shower room and utility area only and access to the garden/land with a reminder that this is a farming area and we have a dog, so please remember to keep gates shut at all times.

Other things to note
A front door key is available if you are coming back late or when no one will be home - we will need to request a deposit (£20) which will be returned at the end of your stay when you return it. Thank you.

In the summer restaurants get booked up and most stop serving food at 9pm, so it is wise to book for evening meals.
Local to the house: Merkister Hotel (walking distance from the house) tel:01856 20771366
Smithfield (in Dounby Village) Tel. 01856 771215
Eviedale Bistro (limited opening times, check website https://www.eviedale-cottages.co.uk/bistro : TEL: 01856-751714
A bright, light and spacious double bedroom with plenty of cupboard space, chair, television and stunning views of Harray loch and the hills of Hoy.
The shower room is next to the bedroom. Tea and coffee facilities in adjoining utility room, which also has drying facilities.
Parking space outside and a large garden area. Close to Dounby villiage with all its facilities and a five minute walk to the Merkiste…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Heating
Hangers
Iron
Hair dryer
Smoke alarm
Washer
First aid kit
Carbon monoxide alarm

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Harray, Scotland, United Kingdom

The house is just off the main road and the ideal central location in the West Mainland for visiting archeological sites such as Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe etc. The beaches of Scapa and Evie are 10-15 mins away and to the north the Broch of Birsay is also about 10 mins away. We are about 20 mins from Kirkwall by car and 15 mins from Stromness.
Five minutes up the road is the village of Dounby with shop, post office, pharmacy, pub, kirk and restaurant. The friendly Merkister hotel is a five minute walk down the road for drinks or dinner (booking advised).
The house is just off the main road and the ideal central location in the West Mainland for visiting archeological sites such as Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe etc. The beaches of Scapa and Evie are 10-15 mins away…

Hosted by Sara

Joined in February 2013
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From London, grew up in Orkney, left and returned to the islands a few years ago. Married to Leslie, and we have a spaniel called Molly. I teach Creative Writing for the University of the Highlands and Islands and write novels. Leslie is a keen fisherman and happy to take guests out onto the loch for a spot of trout fishing. Some kit can be provided.
From London, grew up in Orkney, left and returned to the islands a few years ago. Married to Leslie, and we have a spaniel called Molly. I teach Creative Writing for the University…
During your stay
My husband is an experienced ghillie who will be happy to take you out fishing on any of the local lochs - please contact for details and prices and to book in advance.
I work from home so am around most of the time and happy to answer questions or advise on places to visit.
My husband is an experienced ghillie who will be happy to take you out fishing on any of the local lochs - please contact for details and prices and to book in advance.
I wor…
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    Things to know

    House rules
    Check-in: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Checkout: 10:00 AM
    Not suitable for children and infants
    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events
    Health & safety
    Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
    Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
    Carbon monoxide alarm
    Smoke alarm
    Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $139
    Cancellation policy