We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Keiss Harbour House

  • Saved Save
    You added Keiss Harbour House to your Saves list.
    Keiss Harbour House
    Keiss Harbour House
    Keiss Harbour House
    View of the house and harbour
    Bedroom
    Seating area in living/dining room
    Dining area in living/dining room
    Property description
    Wick
    |
    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
    Keiss Harbour House is a stunning, contemporary-styled house created from the historic harbour fishing station on the edge of the Caithness village of Keiss, some 12 miles south of John O'Groats. The five bedrooms and spacious reception rooms make it ideal for entertaining groups of friends or family gatherings. This area is ideal for those seeking an active holiday, with surfing and golf being local specialities, or for a more relaxing break, with sandy beaches, fishing and many historical and archaeological attractions in easy reach. This is also an ideal base for trips to the Orkney Islands. Or why not just sit in an armchair in front of one of the three real fires, looking at the spectacular views out over the sea and drinking your complimentary bottle of local whisky!


    The Keiss...
    more
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (12)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (2)
    • Single Beds:(6)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Keiss Harbour House forms part of the historic Keiss Harbour, and was built as the fishing station for the harbour. The building was restored and converted into a house around five years ago, and has a dramatic combination of history and contemporary styling. The house directly overlooks the harbour, which is still used by fishing boats. On sunny days, the harbour provides a delightful area for sitting outside, watching the boats come and go.

    The reception rooms in Keiss Harbour House are located upstairs, to take advantage of the sea views. The upstairs rooms comprise:
    • Spectacular ‘great hall’ style living/dining room with handmade wooden table to seat up to 15 people, two seating areas with sofas and armchairs, with an open fire and a wood burning stove
    • Hall with open fire and sma...
    more
    Listing #HL80300 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    mid season Aug 30, 2014 Oct 31, 2014 2 nights
    $285
    £175
    $285
    £175
    $936
    £575
    low season Nov 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 2 nights
    $285
    £175
    $285
    £175
    $773
    £475
    Christmas Dec 20, 2014 Dec 26, 2014 7 nights -- --
    $1,384
    £850
    New Year Dec 27, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 7 nights -- --
    $1,954
    £1,200
    View all periods
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Reduced rates are available for couples. Short stays are also available during low season. Please contact us for more information.
    All heating, logs and coal are included in the rates.
    There is no charge for dogs.
    Complimentary bottle of local whisky included!
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Wick airport: 6.8 mi
    Railway: Wick Railway Station: 7.5 mi
    Fly to Wick Airport, just 10 minutes drive away, with flights from Edinburgh with flybe.com and flights from Aberdeen with easternairways.com.

    Or fly to Inverness (around 3 hours drive away) from many destinations around the UK and then get the train or hire a car for the remainder of your journey.

    Travelling by rail is a great way to arrive in Caithness, with Wick railway station just 10 minutes drive from the house. Trains to Wick come from Inverness, which is linked by rail to a number of cities and towns in the UK. The train journey from Inverness to Wick is a spectacular trip though some of Scotland's most remote countryside. The sleeper train from London to Inverness is a wonderful way to arrive, see firstscotrail.co.uk for details.

    There are also bus links to Wick from I...
    more
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
  • About this property
    How do I know if the property is available?
    How can I contact the owner?
    What if I don't hear back from the owner?
    How do I pay?

Reviews from our community

Contribute to the TripAdvisor community and help fellow travelers find the perfect vacation rental
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
caseyjone...
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at the harbour house as a group of 9 adult friends. The house has the wow factor, it is very cosy at the same time as being very spacious with little touches of design with make it quite special, ther are 3 double bedrooms one twin and a room with 4 bunk beds , as well as 3... more

jane t
Watchet, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

wow!! wonderful position of house over looking the harbour, gorgeous views up and down coast, own castle, great friendly fishermen, farmers, neighbours and local pub and shop, incredible decor, brilliantly equipped, could have happily spent more time in the house looking out the views over the sea, watching the fishing boats, painting, playing games, table tennis, having a steam in... more

cruicksha...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

What a lovely big house,could not fault the place.Had a great holiday,peace and quiet.Will be back again,loved the place.Only one thing missing from the house,binoculars,so we bought a set as a thank you to Anna. more

Management response:

Thank you very much for your lovely review, that is very kind and I'm so glad you enjoyed staying at the house. Also, thank you very much for the binoculars, extremely kind of you! You are right, they will be great to have in the house. Best wishes, Anna more

Report response as inappropriate
Check in
Check out
Guests
from
$285
/
Night
Week
Make Inquiry
Owner
Anna W
44 07775738166
Speaks English
Listed since : Jan 2009
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Listing is Free!
Add your rental property to TripAdvisor and FlipKey at no charge. You pay only 3% commission on each confirmed, paid booking.
Protect your privacy
TripAdvisor only shares your contact details with your guests after the first payment has been made.
Get more exposure
Showcase your property to travelers worldwide actively looking to rent in your destination every month.
Set up your free listing