Burnlee, Orphir

Self Catering

Skaill, Orphir, Orkney, KW16 3HD

    This lovely four bed roomed house provides high quality accommodation where you can relax and enjoy your surroundings. The views from the property are beautiful and each room overlooks hill and meadow.

    The lounge has large windows to give a panoramic view of the valley. There is an abundance of flora and fauna in this rural landscape. Burnlee is ideally situated to enable you to explore Orkney, sitting centrally between the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall and the picturesque sea haven, Stromness. A short ten minute drive takes you to either town and we are centrally situated for exploring the main sites of interest. There is a village pub and a Post Office four miles 'down the road' and the property is a short one mile walk from the nearest fishing loch, Kirbister. The area is ideally situated for those who have an interest in walking, historical and archaeological sites, crafts, shorelines and wildlife.

    The house has 4 bedrooms (one double, two twin and one single), a large bathroom, wet room, comfortable lounge with multi-fuel stove, spacious kitchen dining room, utility room and attractive entrance hallway all at ground floor level. The property has under-floor heating throughout with thermostatic control in every room. The accommodation is designed to give plenty space and facilities for 7 guests.

    Burnlee has design features such as stone window sills and hearth, beautiful stone grey floor tiles with wool rugs, carefully planned lighting to give various effects, colour, décor and furnishings that make the house particularly attractive and original local artwork.

    Accommodation:

    - Separate lounge with 2 large extremely comfy sofas, chairs, solid fuel stove, TV, DVD and CD/Hi-Fi.

    - Fully fitted oak kitchen with high quality built in appliances including electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. A beautiful oak diningroom table and chairs to seat eight with an elegantly lit oak sideboard to hold quality table settings.

    - Utility room with sink, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and additional storage facilities.

    - Bathroom fitted with a white three piece suite including bath with overhead shower & shaver socket.

    - Wetroom with sink, toilet and shower.

    - Bedroom 1 with a double bed in oak and leather and two large built in wardrobes.

    - Bedroom 2 with two single beds in oak and leather with two large built in wardrobes

    - Bedroom 3 with two single beds and bedroom furniture

    - Bedroom 4 with one single bed in oak and bedroom furniture

    - Underfloor heating throughout.

    - Large garden mainly laid to lawn with shrubs Outside seating.

    - Ample private parking

    Crisp bed linen and towels are provided. All heating, lighting and fuel costs are included in the tariffs shown.

    We ask for no pets and no smoking in the house.

    Gradings
    4 Self Catering
    Awards
    Mobility difficulties
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Burnlee
    £520.00 per unit per week

    From £440 - £600 per week

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

    Accessibility

    • Some wet rooms available

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Highchair Available

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • Picnic Area

    Location

    • Island Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Domestic

    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV Lounge
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Our Ordnance Survey Co-ordinates are HY 352 102

    From Kirkwall town centre take the A964 to Orphir and travel for approx. 6 miles. Turn right at the signpost that says 'Germiston', and follow this road for 2.3miles. Look for the sign that says 'Burnlee' on the right hand side of the road.

    From Stromness town centre follow the signs for Kirkwall on A965. After approx 5-6 miles, you will pass Tormiston Mill on your right hand side. Go half a mile further and turn right at signpost for Orphir (A964). Continue along this road for approx 2.5 miles and you will see and farm and a bungalow on either side of an old stone bridge. Look for the sign that says 'Burnlee' on the left hand side of the road.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Our Ordnance Survey Co-ordinates are HY 352 102

    From Kirkwall town centre take the A964 to Orphir and travel for approx. 6 miles. Turn right at the signpost that says 'Germiston', and follow this road for 2.3miles. Look for the sign that says 'Burnlee' on the right hand side of the road.

    From Stromness town centre follow the signs for Kirkwall on A965. After approx 5-6 miles, you will pass Tormiston Mill on your right hand side. Go half a mile further and turn right at signpost for Orphir (A964). Continue along this road for approx 2.5 miles and you will see and farm and a bungalow on either side of an old stone bridge. Look for the sign that says 'Burnlee' on the left hand side of the road.

    Getting there by railway:- Scotrail from all Scottish departures to either Thurso or Wick or Aberdeen.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- British Airways fly from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Shetland. See www.ba.com for info.

    From Kirkwall airport turn right and follow signs for Kirkwall. About 0.5 miles into Kirkwall turn left onto Clayloan. At the bottom of the hill turn left onto Junction Road, turn first right into Wellington Street (sign posted Orphir-A964) and follow the A964 for approx. 6 miles. Turn right at the signpost which says Germiston and follow this road for 2.3miles. Look for the sign that says 'Burnlee' on the right hand side of the road.

    Getting there by ferry:- NorthLink Ferries from Aberdeen or Lerwick to Kirkwall. NorthLink Ferries from Scrabster to Stromness.
    Pentland Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope.
    John o' Groats ferries from John o' Groats to Burwick (May - September)

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

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

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

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

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