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The Space

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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Rousay, Orkney Islands, Scotland
The Space is a self-contained, eco-friendly, multi-media facility for musicians and other creative artists. It will appeal to those who wish to develop and realise their artistic project in a beautiful and secluded setting. It can also be used by other groups and individuals, or by family groups and friends who seek a holiday with a difference.

The Space houses a magnificent semi-concert grand piano in the main church hall, a separate glass-fronted multi-track recording studio control room with full mastering facilities, and it was officially opened by singing legend, Barbara Dickson in April 2015.

The Space can also be booked without the recording studio and as such offers high quality and individual accommodation on the mysterious, historically rich island of Rousay, one of the northern Orkney isles. With 4 double bedrooms, a large ki...
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Listing #HL6556856
About the Owner
Graham F
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family spent 4 days at The Space and it was a real highlight of our trip to Scotland. I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect when I booked so I thought it might be useful to spend time in this review on the layout...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The Space is a wonderfully quirky and relaxing place to enjoy the tranquility and friendliness of Rousay. Our teenagers loved the feeling of freedom The Space gave them with the chance to play the wonderful piano and their guitars in the main hall which felt...More

Thank 533rachel
Management response:Responded June 7, 2018

Thanks Rachel for your lovely review. I’m delighted you had an enjoyable stay at the Space in all its different areas. Do come again!

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We spent two fabulous weeks at The Space in August 2016. We were actually planning on going to the Outer Hebrides, but once I had shown the photo of the main hall with the piano to my son there was no question - we were...More

Thank rhughes2832
Management response:Responded April 20, 2017

Thanks Richard, delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay at the Space. Not sure why this review has only just arrived in April 17 ! but it is most welcome, and we hope to welcome you back here another time

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
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  • CLEANING FEE: $64 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $381 / stay - Deposit
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How to get there
Airport: Kirkwall: 18.6 mi
Ferry: Rousay : 0.6 mi
Car to Gills Bay (near John O Groats) then ferry to St Margarets Hope then drive to Tingwall. Then ferry to Rousay. OR:

Car to Scrabster (near Thurso) then ferry to Stromness. Then drive to Tingwall. Then ferry to Rousay. OR :

Plane to Kirkwall (via Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Inverness) then bus or car to Tingwall, then ferry to Rousay. The Space lies half a mile due east of Rousay pier.
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Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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