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North Winds Modern Self-Catering Accommodation

Front of House with stylish Sun Room
5.0 of 5 bubbles
2 reviews
Front of House with stylish Sun Room
The Lounge - A comfortable and stylish way to relax
Front of House with stylish Sun Room
The Lounge - A comfortable and stylish way to relax
Exterior Rear of House
The Lounge - A comfortable and stylish way to relax
Exterior Rear of House
The Kitchen - Modern equipped kitchen for enjoyable cooking
The Dining Sun Room - Wining and dining in style or simply relax in the sun
The Dining Sun Room - Wining and dining in style or simply relax in the sun
The Main Bedroom - For a peaceful and comfortable night
The Small Bedroom - For the little ones to nestle down and sleep
The Shower Room - Well equipped shower room
Skarfskerry and Dunnet Head
Sunset at John O'Groats
Pentland Firth & Stroma
Duncansby stacks shrouded in fog
Ness of Duncansby with Duncansby Lighthouse in the distance
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Mey, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Sleeps Two Adults and Two Children

North Winds was newly built in 2007 and is situated in quiet countryside with views over looking the Pentland Firth, Stroma and the Orkney Islands.

The rural area of Gills situated on the far north coast of Scotland is the ideal base for exploring the county of Caithness or arranging day trips to the Orkney Isles. The globally famous John O'Groats (the end of the road) is only a 5 minutes drive away and the historic Castle of Mey (Queen Mother's former residence) is also around 5 minutes drive away and we are literally only a few minutes away from the Gills Bay Car and Passenger Ferry.

The two bedroom modern bungalow contains a double room and twin room (with bunk beds) and is ideal for a couple or small families as it can sleep a maximum off two adults and two children.

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About the Owner, Ethel G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 94 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 235 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 3 properties
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Rae P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This little cottage was ideal for us. We stayed for one week on our way around Scotland. It is very well situated as it allowed us to take day trips to Wick, The Orkneys and the lovely north coast towns and beaches. North Winds was beautifully appointed, comfortable and very clean. It will remain a special place for us.

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Thank you for your lovely kind comments, it was lovely to have you staying at North Winds!


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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Northwinds is ideally situated on the very North East tip of the mainland and has great views over the Pentland Firth to Stroma and Hoy.
The accommodation is really well equipped and has everything you need. The place is modern, warm and a great place to base yourselves for braving the elements.
Ethel and David (the owners) are really helpful and friendly, and made us feel very welcome. Their house is at the other end of the plot, and Northwinds is very private and feels very much on it's own.
I would strongly recommend Northwinds and the north east of Scotland for nature lovers and people who really appreciate the great outdoors. There are some great walks along the coast, and would strongly advise a trip over to the Orkney Isles on the Pentland Ferry from Gills, just 3 minutes down the lane. Great place to stay!

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely comments and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay in North Winds. Thank you once again!


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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