West Shaird is situated in a rural location near Sandwick beach in South Ronaldsay. Trees and shrubs compliment the privacy of this house. St. Margaret’s Hope is 3 miles away.
West Shaird is an attractive farmhouse overlooking Sandwick Bay in a stunning location on the west side of South Ronaldsay, Orkney.
Situated in a fantastic location for seal and bird watching, it is surrounded by the owners farmland and is ideal for those seeking a peaceful holiday destination with great opportunities for cycling, beach walking, kayaking and cliff walking. The tranquility allows one to hear the wonderful bird songs throughout the year. Last year we had oystercatchers, lapwings, curlews, blackbirds, starlings, larks, meadow pipits, green finches and crows nesting on our property.
The spacious accommodation includes a sitting room with coal fire, living/dining room, fitted kitchen with all the necessary appliances needed for a stress-free holiday. The living room has a multi-fuel stove and the whole house has oil central heating. There are three bedrooms comprising one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one bedroom with bunk beds. Downstairs there is a large wet room with toilet and wash hand basin. Upstairs there is a shower room with wash hand basin and toilet. To the exterior of the house there is a small enclosed garden, sheds suitable for drying clothes and storing bicycles etc. and a large lawn to the front of the property. There are trees and shrubs all around the house all adding to an exciting adventure playground for children and an interesting environment for adults.
There are books, brochures, leaflets and recommendations from previous guests to help you plan your ideal holiday while based at West Shaird. There is ample, free off road parking beside the house. Up to three well-behaved dogs are welcome, and other pets are welcome too. Nearby there are many interesting walks, sea fishing opportunities, craft trails, beautiful beaches, tennis court, golf course, play park, museum, restaurants, tearooms, shops, archaeological sites, to name but a few.