Owlswood Lodge, Orphir, Orkney
Owlswood Lodge offers peaceful self catering accommodation with stunning views, located on the beautiful mainland of Orkney in the Orphir area. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to completely escape the bustle of everyday life, or a base to explore this truly amazing part of Scotland, our lodge will not disappoint.
Sleeping 7, the house has been built in a traditional style with welsh slate roof, flagstone floors and multi fuel stove but has all the comforts of modern living. Under floor heating, powered by an environmentally friendly ground source heat pump, ensures that the Lodge is always cosy even when Orkney experiences several changes of weather in one day.
Open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen - are bright and airy and a includes a large table sitting for 8 people, perfectly positioned to catch the sun for breakfast and lunch. Open views over farmland, moor, Scapa Flow and Owlswood. A variety of books, games and maps are provided for your use. Multi fuel stove (a box /bag of fuel is provided free and subsequent logs, peats or coal can be bought locally ) TV and DVD player . CD /Radio .Electric Cooker, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and all kitchen equipment which you may require.
Bathroom - wheelchair accessible with grab rails, level access shower, toilet drop rail , shower chair ,bath and semi pedestal sink.
Utility room - Belfast sink for washing fish, shells, wellies etc! Ceiling 'pulley' for drying clothes, plenty hooks to hang up wet stuff, boot rack, recycling bins. Washing Machine.
1 double bedroom with iron bed ,free standing wardrobe,2 bedside cabinets , set of 8 drawers , full length mirror , short mirror , hairdryer and clock radio . En-suite is a wet room with shower , toilet and sink.
1 twin bedroom with 2 beds , 1 bedside cabinet, free standing wardrobe, set of tall drawers and small mirror.
1 single bedroom has a bed , 'built -in' wardrobe with sliding mirror doors , 1 bedside cabinet and a set of 3 deep drawers.
1 bunk bed room contains a set of full size bunk beds , 'built-in' wardrobe with mirror doors , 1 bedside cabinet and a set of 3 deep drawers.
All linen and towels are included in the price. There are spare duvets, blankets and pillows stored in the Lodge should you require them.
Garden enclosed by 'shire' sheep fence , dykes and young fuchsia and Rosa rugosa hedging.
Grass and gravel areas
Hard wood patio tables and chairs
Large lockable shed for bikes and fishing rods and surf boards too! The shed also contains a small frost free upright freezer to hold 'overflow' from the small freezer in the kitchen or those 'trophy' fish you want to take home!
A short stroll away over an adjacent grassy field is Owlswood. This small woodland was planted in 1995 and was named after the Short Eared Owl who patrols the periphery every evening.
Parking for 3 cars.
In Orphir you will also find St Nicholas Round Kirk and Orkneyinga Saga Centre – The centre in the Orphir church yard celebrates the great Viking Saga and tells the story of the Norse Earls of Orkney by way of interpretation boards and an audio visual display. It is free to visit and open daily. The Orphir Round Kirk was built in the late 11th or early 12th century and is the only remains of a circular medieval church in Scotland. It is believed to have been built by Earl Haakon and dedicated to Saint Nicholas. Orkney as a whole has a vast array of places to discover from Neolithic sites to tall sandstone cliffs and seal colonies.
Please visit our website for more information about our pet friendly holiday cottage on Orkney.
Telephone: 01856 873596
Email: [email protected]
Sleeps: 1 to 7