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Originally a small threshing mill, Mill Cottage has been converted into light and modern self-catering accommodation with views over open countryside.

Covid-19 update: We are open and accepting bookings on the understanding that these may require to be changed or cancelled by either party, sometimes at very short notice, dependent on the current situation regarding the virus and any consequent national or local restrictions.

Located in the heart of Orkney’s East Mainland, the property is 7 miles east of Kirkwall and within easy access of the airport and ferries to the North Isles and Scottish Mainland.

Insulated to a high standard, with underfloor heating throughout, the cottage offers a comfortable and convenient base for your holiday in Orkney.

It is ideal for people who enjoy outdoor activities such as walking and bird watching. The Mull Head Local Nature Reserve is nearby and there are beautiful sandy beaches at Dingieshowe and Halley.

The open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room is bright and comfortable with recliner swivel chairs, dining table, side tables and a TV with Freeview and WiFi connection. There is also a small wood burning stove for the colder months.

The fitted kitchen area is equipped with an oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave oven, iron and ironing board.

The bedroom has a zip-link bed which can be either a 6ft super-king or two 3ft single beds. It also has bedside cabinets, a built-in wardrobe and dressing table.

The shower room has an electric shower, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

A lean-to shed at the rear of the cottage offers space to dry walking boots and wet weather clothing, as well as storage for bicycles, canoes etc.

There is ample private parking alongside the cottage, as well as a garden bench and rotary clothes airer.

Guests are welcome to use the surrounding garden space.

29 May - 26 October £400

27 October - 17 December £280

18 December - 7 January £500

Facilities
  • Bedlinen provided on request – free or hire
  • Towels provided on request – free or hire
  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Private parking
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge freezer
  • Toaster, kettle & cafetiere
  • Hairdryer available
  • DVD player
  • Soundbox
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden for residents’ use
  • Twin/double/bedroom
  • Well behaved dogs welcome by prior arrangement
  • Property on working farm / croft