Self-catering cottage, refurbished to a high quality with every comfort and amenity. Beautifully decorated, the cottage is snug and cosy. Home comforts are at hand along with all the modern conveniences you could ever require on a Shetland holiday
Fia Cottage was originally built in 1898 as a shop / post office to serve the local community. A telephone was installed around the early 1940s, one of the few phones in the area at the time. On 30th March 1942, during World War II, the phone was used to alert RAF Sumburgh that a bomber had been found crashed on nearby Fitful Head.
Fia Cottage offers an extremely high standard of self-catering accommodation for individuals, couples and families alike, sleeping 4/5. The cottage is situated in the Quendale area at the southern end of Shetland approximately 23 scenic miles from Lerwick. The cottage is within easy reach of Sumburgh Airport (10 mins by car or approximately 6 miles).
The location makes Fia Cottage a perfect base for a relaxing family holiday with several of Shetlands best beaches within easy reach - Quendale Beach being just 10 minutes walk away and on the way you will pass the Quendale Water Mill and Visitor Centre complete with small cafe and craft shop. The cottage is Ideally situated for hillwalking, cycling, bird watching and fishing at the nearby Peerie Spiggie Beach, where you can catch sea trout for your dinner. St Ninian's Isle, Jarlshof, Sumburgh Head and the ferry to Mousa are all within 10 minutes drive. Mainlands well-stocked shop/mini-market is 1.5 miles away and incorporates a filling station, off-licence, hardware section and hairdressers
The accommodation has every comfort and amenity necessary for a comfortable holiday in Shetland, including all the modern conveniences such as: gas cooker with electric oven, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and a pulley system for airing clothes. Along with complimentary unlimited Wifi, is a TV, DVD player, selection of DVDs, books and games for those rainy days. The front porch leads on to a small walled lawn and at the back of the cottage is a large garden with a rotary clothes dryer.
On your arrival you will find a Shetland welcome pack including our own free-range eggs
We operate a minimum stay of 3 nights, but all arrival and departure dates are completely flexible. We allow pets with prior agreement and can also provide a cot / highchair with prior agreement. A strictly no-smoking inside the house policy applies
|£420 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Due to illness cancellation we can now offer last minute deals from 1st - 26th September for £390 per week. Individual days charged at £65 per day - minimum of 3 days