The Merchant's House is a spacious four bedroom holiday home of great character with unique and stunning views, elegantly renovated for relaxed, luxurious comfort by its artist owner proud to showcase orkney artists

This renovated 18th century merchants house is Ideal for the larger family or group with generously sized rooms and magnificent sea views over the bay to Scapa Flow from every room. The property is located on Stromness waterfront sharing a pier garden and slipway with unique and spectacular views.

The house is furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard and boasts traditional Orcadian style yet contemporary accommodation for an Orkney Island getaway that will delight you and bring you back again and again. The owner has an interest in showcasing the best of local art and that adds a special character. The rooms are light and spacious with a real luxurious feel, idyllic for relaxing during your stay.

The spacious and well equipped kitchen provides for the keen cook. A welcome pack of local baking and snacks ensures you can spend your time relaxing on arrival from long journeys. All food provisions are short walk away at the excellent delicatessen, baker and butcher, as well as a Co-operative store and a fresh fish counter a bit further away as well as restaurants, bars, art galleries and craft shops. You will find picnic-ware, thermos flasks and a cool bag available for sunny summer day's outings.

There is a store shed for cycles and rod and crabline for off the end of the pier fishing. Sea and loch fishing can be arranged. Walk south from the house to see seals and birdlife and along the coastal path to the dramatic Atlantic west cliffs with views of Hoy and the Old Man. If you are lucky perhaps a pod of whales.

The owner is always at hand for any additional requests you may have and looks forward to welcoming you.

Bath, Bed Linen Provided, CD Player Available, Clothes Line, Cooker, Dishwasher, Double Room, DVD Player Available, Fireplace, Freezer, Fridge, Garden, Hairdryer, Iron, Lounge, Microwave, Shared Bathroom, Shower, Television, Towels Provided, Tumble Dryer, Twin Room, Washing Machine
Patio/Picnic or Beer Garden, Tea/coffee Facilities
Assistance Pet, Pets Welcome
Satellite/cable TV, WiFi
Accessible Parking Or Drop-off Point
Cot, Highchair, Outdoor Play Area
Sea/Loch, Town
Transport and Parking
On Public Transport Route, Public Parking Nearby
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