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The Old Tea Shop
Highlands and Islands

The Old Tea Shop, Thurso, Highlands and Islands

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £490.00 - 650.00

The Old Tea Shop is a quaint Holiday Cottage sleeping 4 people. It is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, walkers, cyclists, fishing, etc. In lovely open countryside 1 mile from the coast.

It boasts large open plan living room/kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn, wood-burning stove, Belfast sink/ welsh dresser & farmhouse table. WOOD-FIRED HOT TUB (Extra charge) Robes Provided |The cottage is traditionally furnished with exposed beams and rustic style furnishings. There is a flat screen 3D Television, Wi Games Console, large leather corner sofa.

Kitchen is fully equipped with all amenities. The cottage has 2 bedrooms both en-suite, the double room has TV and Traditional roll-top freestanding bath and shower. The twin bedroom has large shower.

Both bedrooms have exposed beams and rustic style furnishings. Towels and bed linen supplied. Plenty of parking and enclosed garden area to rear withHot Tub The courtyard area to the front has old-fashioned lamp-posts and is surrounded by mature fir trees.

It is an ideal stop-over for the Gills Bay to Orkney Ferry around 15 minutes drive to the ferry. The famous John O Groats iis around 10 miles and you can get day trips to the Orkney Islands everyday throughout the summer. The cottage is an ideal base for exploring the area, nearest local shop is 5 miles, nearest supermarket is in Thurso around 11 miles.

The Queen Mothers former residence The Castle of Mey is only a mile away from the property/ The cottage is suitable for children over 12 years and pets are welcome (extra charge) 5 Night Minimum Stay. Wifi is complimentary throughout the cottage.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Location Type
Beach within 1 mile

Car Required

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Wood burner

1 Double Bedroom
1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
Hot Tub

Washing Machine
Coffee Machine
Tumble dryer

Internet Access

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Castle of Mey - 1.5 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Mary Ann's Cottage - 4.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Caithness Broch Centre - 8.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Nybster Broch - 9.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Keiss Castle - 9.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Castle Lodge - 10 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Caithness Horizons Museum & Art Gallery - 10.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Hackness Martello Tower - 10.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Tomb of the Eagles - 13.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Castle Sinclair Girnigoe - 13.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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