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Property: 6233 Orkney

Ivydene - Cottage

Sleeps: 6 + cot
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No

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  • Pond adjacent to garden.
  • Surrounded by fields.

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Ivydene is a two bedroom Orcadian cottage, built adjacent to a natural spring feeding a small pond, which is visited by various species of birds.

It is surrounded by fields without near neighbours, yet within walking distance of the historic harbour town of Stromness, where amongst narrow , winding streets can be found shops, pubs and cafes. Enjoys views over Stromness, Scapa Flow and the Hills of Hoy.

The cottage is centrally heated by electric storage heaters and electric is included in the rent. It sleeps 6 by way of one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one double sofa bed in the lounge. Bedding and towels are supplied.

The kitchen is of modern design and is equipped with oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge freezer, washing machine, cutlery, cooking utensils and crockery.

An electric coal effect fire and freeview TV are provided in the lounge.

There is a shower wet room with w.c. and wash basin and a sun lounge with table and chairs.

There are 2/3 off road parking spaces and there is disabled access to the premises.

The cottage is a short drive away from the Loch of Stenness and the Loch of Harray where free fishing is available and boats may be hired. Sea fishing by boat is available from Stromness.
Golf is available at the Stromness Golf Club.
Stromness is the main centre for diving in Scapa Flow and is the first place of arrival for many visitors travelling by ferry.

There are nearby sites of historical and archaeological interest, including the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Maes Howe. Within a few miles are Scara Brae, the Brough of Birsay and Skaill House.

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Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: No. 
Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. bedding and towels

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Electric

Open Fire: No. 

Disabled Facilities: Yes. Exterior ramp access and wide internal doors

Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Garden

Local Services: Within walking distance of the historic harbour town of Stromness, where amongst narrow , winding streets can be found shops, pubs and cafes

Standard Rates

Low Season: Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 300.00 per week.
Mid Season: Mar, April, Sep, Oct 350.00 per week.
High Season: May Jun Jul Aug 395.00 per week.


Turn right out of the ferry terminal car park in Stromness and then right at the roundabout into Cairston Road. Carry on straight up Cairston Road for about half a mile where it becomes Howe Road.

Look for Garson Road on the right and just after this turn into a farm track, also on the right. Ivydene can be seen standing an its own in the fields to the left and access is gained by taking the first left turn, also a farm track. There is parking to the side of the cottage.

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