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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Dounby, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Furso is a traditional langhouse which has been used as a family home since at least the 17th century. It was still used as a family home until the 1960s and as a summer retreat until the late 1980s – despite not having electricity or mains water until the early nineties. It has been used as holiday accommodation since around 2001 when it was sympathetically renovated by the Flett family. The original character and many original features were kept intact, but modern comforts are also included - meaning your stay here will be a truly unique experience.It is located in the heart of Orkney's only landlocked parish, Harray, within close proximity to Harray Loch. While staying at the property you are only around a 20 minute drive away from both Kirkwall and Stromness, the main towns on the island. Furso has two bedrooms. One has a cast iro... Read more
Listing #HL5337277
About the Owner
Valerie F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2014
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Reviewed 14 October 2018


Date of stay: October 2018
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This lovely cottage/ croft makes one feel at home.It is furnished with great care. The fireplace was ready for use in a very professional way. The view from almost all windows is filled with green/yellow hills and there is a small loch nearby. Orkney is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

A Slice of Orkney heaven! This place is magical. On walking through it’s front door you’re transported back to a simpler time. With the host of original and carefully considered refurbishment features. Plus all the comforts of the 21century to keep you going. The open...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    3 Fulls
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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