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

Bedroom 1, with ample storage
View of the appliances on the worktop in the kitchen diner
Some of the appliances that are available for your use in the kitchen
Lounge with the afternoon sun streaming through the window
Lounge with the view from the window of the Pier and Scapa Flow Churchill Barriers andItalian Chapel
The electric fire for your use in the lounge  if you prefer not to use the woodburner
The wood burner in the lounge for you to use on chillier nights if you wish
The lounge with the sunlight streaming in the window in the late afternoon
The bathroom consists of walk in shower, bath, toilet and handbasin
Ample storage in bedroom 2
Front of house overlooking Scapa Flow with views of the Italian Chapel and Churchill Barriers
View from the lounge at low tide
Sunset over Holm
In spring we have a lively display of spring flowers in the garden
The seashore in front of the house at high tide
View of the cottage from the pier
1 of 18Bedroom 1, with ample storage
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Holm, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland
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 equipm... Read more
Listing #FKN8983228
About the Owner
Teresa F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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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.

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

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

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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

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

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please keep the cottage as you found it and report any breakages. Thank you
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 King
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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
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kirkwall airport : 10.0 km
Ferry: St Margarets Hope: 10.0 km
Glenduron is in Holm. Glenduron is on bus route X1. The nearest airport is Kirkwall which is approximately 7 miles from Glenduron. You take the road from the airport to Kirkwall then take the A961 to Holm where you will find Glenduron on the left hand side just before the pier. Pentland ferry in St Margaret's on the A961 and is approximately 6 miles from Glenduron.
If you are coming from the Scrabster to Stromness ferry you need to take the road to Kirkwall and once in Kirkwall take the A961down to Holm
There is off road parking at Glenduron
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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