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The Herons, nr Wick - Sleeps 6/7

A warm welcome awaits you at the Herons which is set on the edge of a 3-mile stretch of sandy beach and enjoys panoramic views across Sinclair’s Bay towards Noss Head Lighthouse. This spacious house ...

Beachside location

A warm welcome awaits you at the Herons which is set on the edge of a 3-mile stretch of sandy beach and enjoys panoramic views across Sinclair’s Bay towards Noss Head Lighthouse. This spacious house is furnished to a good standard and well-equipped to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible.

Whales, porpoises and dolphins are regularly seen from the shore, with the occasional pod of orcas. The house makes a perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of the Highlands.

Visit the county town of Wick with its variety of town facilities, the Castle of Mey or visit the Orkney Islands, which are within easy reach. Bird watching, fishing, links golf and sea cruises are just some of the many activities available.

Shop and pub 0.5 miles, restaurant 6 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. Games room. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room with toilet, one with additional single, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel stove in living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. DVD/CD and small DVD library. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden. Ample parking. Games room with pool table. No smoking. NB: The sea is 30 yards from the property.

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Customer Reviews of The Herons, nr Wick - Sleeps 6/7

1st comment: Very well equipped, spacious and comfortable house, adjacent to sandy beach. March 2012.

2nd comment: It would be hard to surpass the location of this cottage. Being so close to the shore was beautiful with wonderful beach walks straight from your doorstep. The multi fuel burner was a delight and was used daily. Well it was February! Feb 2012.

3rd comment: Perfect quiet location with the beach on your doorstep. Ideal place to recharge your batteries. Sept 2011.

4th comment: Super quiet location with wonderful views in a nice part of Scotland. Is a long way up north but worth the trip. House was ideal, big rooms, nice finishes, wi fi. We never even used the games room. Village an easy walk away and Wick is only 5 miles. lots of places to visit and see in the area and Orkney ferry just 20 minutes away. July 2011.

5th comment: The property was ideal so close to beach we walked each evening with dogs for 2 hours sometimes not getting back until 10.30 The local pub was friendly and meals very good . If you want a relaxing holiday with plenty to see this is the place to stay. June 2011.

6th comment: Wonderful place, stunning location, very helpful and kind owner. We loved our stay! What an unforgettable week. May 2011.

7th comment: We found the property to be an ideal location. It was very clean and spacious. My boys found the pool table great fun and it was a great location for taking our dog on walks. The property itself had everything we needed to make it a great holiday. Oct 2010.

8th comment: Property was just as described, but better, a real comfortable home from home. Views and garden was fabulous. Aug 2010.

9th comment: Excellent accommodation, in an excellent location. Aug 2010.

10th comment: Gorgeous property, well worth the long drive. Everything thought of like home from home. Location was spectacular. July 2010.

11th Comment Large, spacious, clean & modern. June 2010.

12th Comment The situation of the house was amazing, even though the weather was not good, to sit in the lounge and watch the sea and and the birds was great. We had our dog with us and he loved it. The large garden was completely safe when the gates were closed. The interior of the house was excellent, very well equipped even down to food and water dishes for the dog. We got a call from the owner a week before our visit and she was very friendly and told us everything we needed to know. We would definitley recommend this property for young families and older ones like us. June 2010.

13th Comment The cottage was well equipped and in a superb coastal location. Perfect for families or a group of friends, there is plenty to do with the beach at the bottom of the garden and amazing wildlife on the doorstep (almost literally), and on rainy days there is the pool room plus books and games in the cupboard. May 2010.

14th Comment Very well thought out and well equipped property. March 2010.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: W41986
  • HMG Ref: 1108270
  • Property Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps Suit: 6 | 7
  • Features: Nearby Pub, Wood Burning Stove, Enclosed Garden, Games Room
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, Wifi, Broadband, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave
  • Location Features: Coastal/Beach
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 3 Cars
  • Pets: 3
  • Nearby Castle

    • Castle of Mey

      Castle on far North coast that was home to the Queen Mother. Now open for visitors. Excellent gardens.

    • Ackergill Tower

      15th Century tower in an absurdly remarkable position overlooking the sea near Wick. Now super chic boutique accommodation and castle hotel. You can stay or just have tea!

    • Girnigoe & Sinclair Castle

      Castle Sinclair Girnigoe is located about 3 miles north of Wick on the east coast of Caithness.. It is considered to be one of the earliest seats of Clan Sinclair. It is a ruin in spectacular position on the coast facing north.

    • Keiss Castle

      Ruinous C16th castle near to Wick in Caithness. Its most striking characteristic is its position teetering on the efge of the cliff! Walk able or view from the beach. A  photographer's delight.

    Places to Visit

    • Hill o' Many Stanes

      Why are 200 stones aligned in a pattern in this field (and there were probably 600 to start with). What was there purpose? This is the most striking and most mysterious of the stone lines in Caithness. Just off A99 South of Wick and easy to visit. (signposted)

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