The house has three bedrooms, each with super king sizes beds (the zip and link beds provide options for 6 single beds), a fully equipped kitchen/ dining room , bathroom with shower and bath, lounge with an open fire along with a ground floor and first floor sun lounge which overlooks the Loch of Boardhouse. The cottage is equipped with TV’s in both lounges and Broadband Wi-Fi. This comfortable spacious house lets you relax and enjoy this lovely part of Orkney providing opportunities to watch the amazing sunsets over the Brough of Birsay and at the right time of year even a chance to see the Northern Lights (Merry Dancers).
When the wind blows the cottages electricity comes from two small wind generators on the farm and on the calm days back up is provided by oil central heating. There is ample parking and outbuildings to store any outdoor equipment such as boots, waterproofs, fishing gear, bikes etc. Garden grounds surround the house providing outdoor space to enjoy the open views over the loch whilst sampling Orkney's local Beers, wines, gins or whiskys.
The local shop at the Palace is just over a mile away with Dounby village only five. There are a number of cafés, hotels with bars and restaurants within a short drive.