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Westlea Cottage, Quiet beautifull fishing village

Master bedroom with large en-suite and Bath
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Helmsdale, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Discounts for Military veterans please ask. Situated in the Northern Highlands of Scotland this house has a spacious kitchen, utility room, dining room, 4 bedroom (3 en-suite) 1 with triple single beds on the ground floor . Toilet and shower room for downstairs rooms, Enclosed sheltered garden suitable for pets and small children. .Helmsdale boasts a picturesque harbour, a famous fishing river, panning for gold at Kildonan, Golf course, Fishing Tackle shop offering river fishing permits and a very friendly atmosphere with stunning coastal walks and amazing hill and river expeditions in the great outdoors..

There is a regular coach service, rail service and an airport in Wick. There are ferries to the Orkney Isles from Scabster, Gills and John O groats.There is a doctors surgery.A good base for cycling, hill walking and climbing and...
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Listing #HL324729
About the Owner
Ronnie D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2009
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Very large inside, lots of rooms and all beautifully decorated. Also very cosy with real fire which Ronnie was kind enough to make up for us arriving. Great base for us visiting family in Dunbeath and Lybster. Local pub / restaurant was excellent too. Would...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

The house was excellent for our family get together for the Highland games. Very spacious well appointed near the village centre. Clean and comfortable will book again

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile


  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 6:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
House is kid friendly and the garden is pet friendly. No pets in or on beds. Only well behaved pets. All pets house trained or be prepared to pay for any damage. . Apart from that...
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
    2 Queens
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  • Pet cleaning : $13 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $65 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Certain groups wishing Internet and dogs etc will have small surcharge please ask. I am happy to have dogs as long as they are kept under control and downstairs.

Any dog fouling will incur full price of cleaning floor or carpets etc. ( Its never happened however be aware we are not a kennel)
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About the neighborhood
Using Helmsdale as a base, John O Groats and the Orkney Islands are within easy reach and the whole of the North Highlands are on your doorstep.. The shoreline of Helmsdale is one of the best places for Jurassic fossils in Scotland

There is a picturesque fishing harbour where one can sit to watch the boats come and go. Salmon fishing cam be arranged with Ron from the Fishing Tackle Shop on the River Helmsdale which tumbles and winds it way down the beautiful Strath of Kildonan. One can stil pan for gold at Kildonan, details can be had from Strath Ullie Crafts.

August sees the Highland Games taking place but there are many other Highland Games all within easy reach during the summer months.

There are three pubs, two hotels and the famous La Mirage restaurant famous for its lovely fish...
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How to get there
Airport: Wick and John O Groats: 24.9 mi
Railway: Helmsdale: 1.2 mi
Ferry: John O Groats: 31.1 mi
There is a daily coach service to the city of Inverness.

Three trains daily to Inverness City

Flights from Wick and John O Groats airport to Aberdeen daily
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
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