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SKARF, The Decca : Self Catering Shetland

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum 
Holiday Rental House
SKARF 3 Bedroom House - 2 Double Rooms & 1 Twin Room - Sleeps 6 Three Star Rated. Spacious 3 bedroom house with a shower room and family bathroom, two bedrooms are on the 1st floor. Private parking within garden grounds. On the edge of Lerwick, 5 minutes drive to town centre, 20 minutes walk to town amenities. Car recommended Autumn - Spring!
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
2 Doubles2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
Steve Henry (Property Manager Self Catering Shetland)
Hosting since November 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (57)
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judithmch
judithmch
Glasgow, United Kingdom13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Everything we needed in a comfortable home from home
We traveled with another couple, and found the 3 bedroom house with 2 bathrooms perfect for us to share. Everything worked, plentiful hot water, extra comfy beds, decor of a high standard, storage space and well insulated for sound.
Visited August 2016 Travelled as a couple
Written 29 September 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you Judith, we are delighted that you all enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for taking time to give us a review. Hopefully we shall see you all again sometime - Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 2 October 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Fernando r
Fernando r
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
El alojamiento ideal para recorrer todas las Shetland y ver las grandes colonias de aves marinas
Sigan así pues imposible mejorar lo perfecto. El lugar donde esta situado el apartamento es ideal para entrar y salir de LERWICK sin perder tiempo .Toda la isla grande se puede recorrer en un dia ,o bien hacer excursiones de dia completo a otras islas.Pero lo que ningun visitante se puede perder es una vistita o mas a la isla de NOSS y a SUMBURGH HEAD
Visited May 2016 Travelled with family
Written 1 September 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Gracias Fernando , estamos encantados de que haya disfrutado de su estancia con nosotros . Sin duda disfrutamos de tener a todos a mantenerse . Esperamos que todos estén bien , Gillian y Steve :-) Thank you Fernando, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly enjoyed having you all to stay. We hope you are all well, Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 15 September 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

David B
David B
Glasgow, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Another fantastic stay at the Deccan.
Once again we had a great holiday in Shetland. This is the 3rd time we have Stayed at the Decca.As always the place was spotless with all you could need for your stay. Steve and Gillian are always great for advice and knowledge. The apartments have a great selection of information about what is happening in Shetland. From events to resturants. Ferry timetables. Everything and more. The apartments are about a 10 minute drive from town center. A great location with nice views. We have stayed in a couple of the appartments and both were great.Will be staying there again. Very comfortable. David & Margaret Glasgow
Visited August 2016
Written 9 August 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you David and Margaret, it was lovely to have you back to stay with us again - though I never managed to catch up with you both! Steve did! We look forward to having you to stay again in the future, Gillian & Steve
Written 11 August 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

sdtait
sdtait
Blaxland, Australia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful, spacious apartment all as new.
Can't recommend highly enough. Just like new. Everything you need including washer and dryer. Very spacious too. Slightly out if town but if you are having a drink with your meal it is easy and cheap to call a taxi. Would stay here again, for sure.
Visited July 2016
Written 9 August 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you Steven, we are glad that Skarf suited your needs so well. We hope you and your family enjoyed your trip back to the homeland. Maybe see you all again, Gillian & Steve :-)
Written 11 August 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

magnyficat
magnyficat
88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent self-catering accomodation
I stayed here as part of a group visiting during Up Helly Aa. I shared the 3 bed apartment called Skarf. It was clean, welcoming and had little extras that really made the stay including some local beer to try out. It is a good 25 minute walk into town if you do not have a car. I liked the fact that it was outside town therefore quiet apart from the local sheep. Of note, you are opposite the local Lerwick Brewery, who provide tours on request and have lovely beer brewed on site.
Visited January 2016 Travelled with friends
Written 14 April 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Hi Laura, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you all enjoyed Up Helly Aa. Certainly the walk into the heart of Lerwick in January is more of a 'thought', but then it is far enough out to be able to hear the wild birds too! Can't say I've noticed the sheep so much :-) And ofcourse Ranna in the new brewery is always delighted to see our visitors and show them around.
Written 15 April 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Elizabeth T
Elizabeth T
Sandbach, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
Can't fault any thing about The Decca. Have stayed twice in the last 2 months in different apartments. We found both to be of extremely high quality fixtures and fittings, extreamly well stocked, very clean and tidy, everything you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable. Great location being on the outskirts of the town. Found the owners to be very friendly and helpful and nothing seemed to be too much trouble for them in regard to meeting us on arrival and departure, and leaving contact number if we had any problems during our stay. Would highly recommend the Decca to anyone visiting Shetland.
Visited April 2016
Written 14 April 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you Elizabeth, its been our pleasure to have you as our guests. Taak Care :-)
Written 15 April 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Paolo47_2015
Paolo47_2015
Treviso, Italy1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
decisamente ottima
sistemazione veramente confortevole con una grande cura per i dettagli. Buono il rapporto qualità/prezzo.
Visited September 2015 Travelled with friends
Written 5 October 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Graci Paolo ;-)
Written 6 October 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

JATWellington
JATWellington
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely apartment
Stayed a week and the place so very well equipped and everything was in great condition and the apartment was warm and pleasant to stay in.
Visited September 2015 Travelled as a couple
Written 23 September 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you for your kind reveiw, we are glad you enjoyed your week with us - Steve & Gillian :-)
Written 6 October 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

SUMITA S
SUMITA S
London, United Kingdom41 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely place
We (myself and two sons- one a teenager) had a lovely stay at Decca- two double bedroomed property. The whole place is spick and span- with recycling facilities. The wind turbine supplies electricity so it is eco-friendly (don't worry about any noise- the house is soundproofed!). The bedrooms are good size and well furnished. The bathroom is also big. The only issue is that the dining area is a bit squashed between the living area and the kitchen. The kitchen is very well provided and we cooked there all the nights. Gillian and Steve were very welcoming and helpful- sorted out some problems we had with the oven, etc. We didn't have a car but using bus+ taxi+walking managed to do all our travels in Lerwick and beyond. The wifi was not good- that might be expected due to location and we can live without it! We are already thinking of going back there.....
Visited August 2015
Written 19 September 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you for your kind review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The Wifi was tricky when you were staying - all fixed now though :-)
Written 6 October 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

jaroslava j
jaroslava j
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Superb apartment
Very comfortable & clean, has everything that one can want and need for either a short or long stay. It's just a short ride from the city centre. The owners were also very helpful.
Visited July 2015 Travelled with family
Written 25 July 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Steve-Shetland
Steve-Shetland
Thank you for you kind review - we are really glad you enjoyed your stay :-)
Written 27 August 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
Parking
  • Parking available
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi

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Map
About the neighbourhood
8 Quality apartments on edge of Lerwick.
Access
Car advised

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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