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Very good
11 reviews
Horse head carving in the walls of furso
Door to the old grain store above the bathroom
Traditional girnal in the sitting room
Open fire in the sitting room, still with crane that was used for pots.
Box bed in the sitting room
Bedroom one, with box bed.
Bedroom two, with cast iron double bed.
Sitting room
Kitchen
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Dounby, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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NickCrabt...
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect Holiday Experience”
Reviewed 29 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We really loved staying in this house. It is full of character and yet with every modern comfort and convenience. Although the house is close to a working farm, we really didn’t notice this and found the location to be completely quiet and private. All you can hear are the geese and curlews in the surrounding fields.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Claire W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful Location, Atmospheric Experience”
Reviewed 7 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Furso has a really excellent location - you could not possibly be more central for getting around the Mainland of Orkney - it's really close to Maes Howe and the Ring of Brodgar and being in the centre of the island, it's not far to any where else. Fantastic views of Hoy through the window made for wonderful sunsets.
In addition you have a very modern house in terms of facilities (heating worked extremely well and quickly, mattresses new and comfortable) but a great experience in that the decor and fittings inside give a sense of a crofting life in the past. Very quiet location in rolling farm land, view of the loch. Perfect!

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