Self Catering

Deerness, Orkney, KW17 2QJ

    Klobister offers exceptional self-catering holiday accommodation for up to FIVE people. Built in 2009, it is an immaculate, comfortable and spacious three bedroomed bungalow, set within over an acre of private garden.

    Klobister is tastefully furnished and thoughtfully equipped, to be truly “your home from home” as you enjoy the tranquility and splendour of Orkney. Klobister is equipped to address the needs of the discerning holidaymaker, with comfort, cleanliness and convenience as priorities. It can accommodate up to FIVE people in three bedrooms.

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    There is parking for several cars, a ramp to the front door, and it is designed to be accessible for people with disability. It is NON-SMOKING.

    There is under-floor central heating (with individual room thermostats), a heated towel-rail in both bathrooms, an integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer in the kitchen, and a washer and separate tumble drier in the utility room. Electricity, heating, towels and bed linen are provided.

    There is large patio at the rear of the bungalow, surrounded by a fully-enclosed area of garden, which is ideal for relaxing and for children to play.

    The stunning panoramic view includes tranquil farmland, beaches, bays, cliffs and islands, stretching across the Pentland Firth to the mountains of the Scottish Mainland.

    The accommodation comprises:

    - Spacious LOUNGE with panoramic windows. Flat screen TV, DVD player, music centre with iphone dock, computer with internet access. Supply of local maps and guide books for your use. 

    - Well-equipped KITCHEN / DINER with double oven, ceramic hob, microwave, and dining table. Denby pottery and Le Creuset pans. Tastefully fitted with light oak units and integrated appliances. 

    - UTILITY ROOM which houses the washer, tumble drier, boot rack and a store of garden chairs. 

    - BEDROOM 1 with a king-size bed, mirrored sliding-door wardrobes, bedside cabinets, dressing table and drawers. EN-SUITE with double size Mira power-shower. 

    - BEDROOM 2 with double bed, bedside tables and mirrored sliding-door wardrobes with shelving. 

    - BEDROOM 3 with single bed, bedside drawers and wardrobe. 

    - HOUSE BATHROOM with bath and separate Mira power-shower.

    Klobister is situated in Deerness on the East Mainland – a beautiful part of Orkney which is especially restful and unhurried. If you’re looking to get away from it all there are peaceful walks to near-deserted beaches at Sandside and Newark Bays.

    Yet just a few minutes by car will take you to Iron age and Norse monuments, an RSPB reserve, spectacular coastal scenery, craft workshops, World War II defences, good pub food, and a well-stocked shop.

    Within a ten minute drive from Klobister:

    -  The Gloup (a spectacular collapsed sea cave), from where you can walk to: 
        -  The Brough of Deerness (topped by ruins of a Norse chapel)
        -  Mull Head RSPB Reserve & visitor centre (200 acre RSPB reserve) 

    -  Covenanters Memorial 

    -  St.Ninian’s Church 

    -  Mine Howe (Iron age archeology) 

    -  Sheila Fleet Jewellery (workshop and outlet) 

    -  Rerwick Head Coastal Defences 

    -  Dingieshowe Beach and Broch 

    -  The Churchill Barriers (including scuba diving in Scapa Flow) 

    -  The stunningly beautiful Italian Chapel

    Klobister is also ideally situated for visiting South Ronaldsay with all its attractions, such as the Hoxa Tapestry Gallery, Orkney Marine-life Aquarium and The Tomb of the Eagles.

    It is a two-minute drive to Deerness Stores (a small General Store with Post Office and petrol pump), ten minutes to the Airport, and fifteen minutes into Kirkwall.

    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    All Year
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Klobister books flexibly for a minimum of four nights at any time of the year. Our pricing is per night.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    £385.00 per unit per week

    Klobister books for minimum of FOUR nights and prices on a per night basis. Call 01856 761575 or email info@klobister.com to discuss your requirements.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome


    • Internet Access
    • Smoking Restricted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Private Parking


    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Non smokers

    Road Directions

    Klobister is located eleven and a half miles to the east of Kirkwall, in the parish of Deerness. The OS grid reference is HY582058.

    Leave Kirkwall on the A960 (signposted for the Airport and Deerness). Drive past the Airport on your left. Continue on this road, which eventually becomes the B9050. Approximately 8 miles after passing the Airport you will pass Deerness Stores on your left. A little after that you’ll pass the Deerness Community Centre on the left, and in a further 0.6 miles will come to a crossroads. Turn right here and you’ll find Klobister the second property on the left (approx. 250 metres south of the crossroads).

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by Aeroplane
    As you leave the airport turn left onto the A960 (signposted Deerness). After approximately 8 miles you will pass Deerness Stores on your left. A little after that you’ll pass the Deerness Community Centre on the left, and in a further 0.6 miles will come to a crossroads. Turn right here and you’ll find Klobister the second property on the left (approx. 250 metres south of the crossroads).

    Getting There by Ferry
    If coming from the Northlink Ferry at Stromness:
    From Stromness take A965 (via Finstown) to Kirkwall .On approaching Kirkwall follow the signs for Airport and A960. Then follow above directions from Kirkwall.
    If coming from Pentland Ferries at St Margaret’s Hope:
    From St Margaret’s Hope take the A961 towards Kirkwall. Cross all 4 of the Churchill Barriers. Immediately at the end of the 4th barrier turn right onto the B9052, following signs to Deerness. Turn right at the T- junction with the A960, which eventually becomes the B9050. You will pass Deerness Stores on your left, then Deerness Community Centre on the left, and in a further 0.6 miles will come to a crossroads. Turn right here and you’ll find Klobister the 2nd property on the left (approx. 250 metres south of the crossroads)

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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