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Greenbraes

Keiss, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 987282)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Martin

    “Greenbraes is a lovely comfortable holiday cottage with amazing views.”

    House is very well equipped and really spacious it was also spotlessly clean. The garden is completely enclosed for dogs and the huge beach is just a five minute walk away. We would definitely stay here again.

    House is very well equipped and really spacious it was also spotlessly clean. The garden is completely enclosed for dogs and the huge beach is just a five minute walk away. We would definitely stay here again.

The property

A single storey detached property situated in the village of Keiss, eight miles from the Royal Burgh of Wick, the nearest town which boasts rail and airport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Spacious and inviting, Greenbraes is perfect for two adults and children, or a set of friends wishing to return to a home away from home, after a day of sightseeing and so much more.

The accommodation comprises of a vestibule entrance where you can leave your coats and boots upon arrival, a modern bathroom and a cloakroom to introduce the cottage's quality interior.

Throughout the day, there is an abundance of places to relax and take in the tranquil surround, with the kitchen featuring views of the village, as well as a contemporary breakfast bar.

In the evenings, make the most of the serene outlook towards Noss Head Lighthouse from the beautiful dining area which is set-up for eight people or cosy up in front of the gas fire in the traditional lounge, enjoying the collection of sumptuous seating.

The musically inclined will be impressed by the piano tucked into the layout, so why not plan a social evening, throw open the French doors to bring the outside in, enjoy the books and games on offer, or even host a barbecue.

More of the location can be appreciated from the two bedrooms, with the first facing the front of the property looking out over the sea, and the second complete with twin beds, and a wonderful dual aspect.

Two gardens provide that chance to be at one with the destination, the calming waters form a one-of-a-kind backdrop to the enclosed garden; an area ideal for pets, with a two seater swing and furniture.

A stone’s throw away is a pretty working harbour and access from the property to Keiss sandy beach which extends approximately three miles, abundant with a variety of sea birds, waders and occasional seals.

The village itself boasts a pub and restaurant within easy walking distance, whilst Wick is only a 10 minute drive away and is joined by all the amenities, restaurants, shops, supermarkets and its very own whiskey distillery.

Close by is a local golf course, the Castle of Mey (The Queen Mother's Castle) and there are local ferry services to Orkney which has many archeological sites to visit.

A special cottage with views to hold every sunset and sunrise, a photographers dream.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Utility. Dining room. Lounge/diner with gas fire.
  • Oil central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, separate freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x TV with Freeview, Netflix and Amazon Prime, DVD in living room and also in double bedroom, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden to the front and rear, with swing seat and furniture
  • 3 Well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 minutes drive and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Lockable garden shed which houses the BBQ and a games dartboard, ideal for storing watersport gear and bikes etc
  • Note: One step into the property at the entrance
  • Note: There is a put up bed, suitable for children available on request from the housekeeper
  • Note: There is a gold course 4 miles away from the property

About the location

KEISS

Wick 8 miles; John O' Groats 9 miles

Located on the northern end of Sinclairs Bay, and on the Caithness east coast, Keiss is a small fishing village in the country of Scotland. The village boasts beautiful views of the bay. One of its other attractions are the ruins of Keiss Castle, which is located a mile north of the village centre. The village is also home to a pub and restaurant all well-appointed, whilst Wick has an abundance of amenities, restaurants, shops, and supermarkets. The castle is a popular tourist attraction, with its base on sheer cliffs and overlooking the bay. Other town’s worth visiting in the area include John O’Groats which is situated on Britain’s most north-eastern tip, and Wick to the south with its heritage museum and castle. A stones throw away is a pretty working harbour and Keiss sandy beach which extends approximately three miles, abundant with a variety of sea birds, waders and occasional seals.

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