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Gladstone Cottage

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Castletown, near Thurso, Highlands
Grade 3 Star rating
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Situated 800 yards to a sandy beach with many attractions and amenities within easy reach. Ideal for surfing, fishing and golf.

Coastal location

This attractive ground floor holiday apartment forms part of a stone cottage situated in the village of Castletown. Its high ceilings, original wooden shutters and cottage garden (grassed area outside the main garden provides space for dogs’ exercise) all add to its charm. Four miles of sandy beach adjoins the fishing harbour 800 yards from the property. Sea angling and loch fishing are available. Known for its unspoilt beaches and wide variety of wildlife and, at certain times of year, the Northern Lights are visible. Central to many surfing locations, golf courses and the Castle of Mey (8 miles). Take a day-trip to the Orkney Isles. An all weather short mat bowling green is available for guests to use. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom. Dressing room with walk-in shower. Separate toilet.

Gas central heating and electricity included (£20per week October-March). Bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. iPod dock. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden. Ample parking. NB: Smoking is not allowed in the bedrooms.

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  • Customer's choice
    Customer's choice
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Free Pets
    Free Pets
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
    Coastal Property
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/02/2017
    Wonderful hosts. Comfortable place. Peaceful and serene surroundings.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 05/11/2016
    We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Caithness, and Gladstone Cottage was our perfect holiday base. The cottage was clean, tidy and warm, and contained everything we needed. A characterful cottage dating back to 1880, we loved the high ceiling height and window shutters. And the view of the garden was lovely to see, especially first thing in the morning. We were very warmly welcomed by Jan and Alan, and it was a pleasure meeting them both.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 22/10/2016
    You get a warm friendly welcome and the cottage is perfect.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2016
    Really excellent break for us. Jan and Alan were excellent hosts, very helpful and kind if we wanted to know anything. The cottage was warm and comfortable, a real home from home, with everything you could ever need for a break at hand. Would recommend it to anyone who was looking for a nice base for a holiday in the highlands, and we will definitely be visiting again soon. Thanks for a really nice stay.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/09/2016
    Jan was a great host -- she got me settled and showed me to the best places to visit in the community. The cottage is right near the center of the village, an easy walk to the pub and some hiking trails. It had everything I needed and was very comfortable.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 20/08/2016
    Loved the house and gargen as our dogs did too.Owner very friendly and helpful. Great area for relaxing Beautiful beaches and walks.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/07/2016
    An absolute delight, the “cottage” is attached to the owners own home and is a real home from home. Comfortable furniture, plenty of space for two (pets are also welcome) and a really comfortable bed. The place has character and we fell in love with it. The hosts are particularly welcoming and Jan’s first words when we arrive were “the kettle’s boiled” – most welcome after a long drive. Full of information and ideas they are a great source of inspiration and are there if you need them but are not in your face either.

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