Waterfront property on 20 acres of unspoilt land with stunning panoramic views of Hoy.
Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House have been in consultation with various tourist associations to ensure all cleaning and processes are of the highest standards - 'We have now met the criteria to be certified by Visit Scotland for their ‘Good to go’ scheme This certification means that we as a business have implemented health and hygiene protocols that comply with both government and industry guidelines and standards and should give confidence to guests that we are doing everything that is required of us to prepare their accommodation in the correct way for their arrival.
Buxa Farm Chalets are three Norwegian style semi-detached chalets situated on the A964 between Houton and Stromness in Orphir. The wood chalets with stone entrance porches are located on the waterfront of Scapa Flow on 20 acres of unspoilt land with stunning panoramic views of the hills of Hoy, Lighthouse on Graemsay and Stromness. The land is developed in accordance to Rural Stewardship guidelines to encourage plant and wildlife around the ponds and remaining property. Access to the shore is a short walk through the property.
Open all year round, the chalets have been assessed by VisitScotland as prestigious four star standard, and offer accommodation for four people in each unit. Each unit is single storey and includes ample parking, entrance porch, living area with spectacular views to Scapa Flow, well equipped kitchen open to dining area, 2 bedrooms (zip and link beds offer an option of double or twin bedding) and bathroom with shower over bath. There is a double bed settee in the lounge and cots and additional beds can be set up. A colour television with Freeview channels, DVDplayer, radio and CD player, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer come as standard. Ramps, wide doors and lowered light switches make these units accessible for those with disabilities.
Buxa Croft House is a sympathetically renovated derelict house with natural wood extension. Underfloor heating beneath original slate floors ensures that the house is always cosy. Energy efficient solar panel guarantees hot water on demand. Accommodation spread over one floor includes an entrance vestibule with built in seated bench and ample coat hooks for outdoor gear. A stunning lounge and dining room with multi-fuel stove and large screen television with Freeview and Blu-ray player. There is an adjoining double bedroom with multi-fuel stove and ensuite shower room. The spacious eat-in kitchen has built in window seats to enjoy the glorious view of the sea and hills of the neighboring island of Hoy. The kitchen incorporates a variety of quality integrated appliances and an additional television with built in DVD player. Large patio doors from the kitchen lead out to a paved patio area with large picnic table for “al fresco dining” while enjoying the glorious sunsets over Scapa Flow and Stromness. There are two more bedrooms both benefiting from built-in wardrobes. The “kids” room has two bunk beds sleeping four with an additional cot available. The master has a double bed that looks out to Scapa Flow through large patio doors leading to the paved patio. The modern family bath is fully fitted including shower over bath. Sleeps 2-8 people comfortably. Linens and towels included.
Booking.com Guest Review Award 2018 - 9.9 out of 10! TripAdvisor 2018 Award
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- "Private bath and/or shower, some bedrooms"
- Television available
- DVD player available
- Private parking
- Credit/debit cards accepted
- "Garden for resident's use"
- "Children's play area"
- Ground floor bedrooms available
- Short breaks available
- Hairdryer available
- Non-smoking establishment
- Laundry facilities on site
- Washing Machine
- "Twin/double room(s) available"
- Bed linen and towels provided