Property code: 75417
Unst is a magical place to stay, offering peace and tranquillity for those wishing for the perfect get away from it all location, with the opportunity to explore an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Located in Westings, on the west coast of Unst overlooking the bay and four holms, one of the best places for walking, offering coastal paths, trails and moorland walks amongst stunning scenery, for all abilities. There’s no shortage of wildlife, and Geopark and Viking sites. Walk over to the amazing cliffs at Hermaness, home to over 100,000 seabirds, and spectacular scenery overlooking Muckle Flugga and the Out Stack, Scotland’s most northerly point. The visitors centre is open daily between April and August. The area also offers some of the most wonderful beaches with golden sands. Unst is also a sociable community, welcoming visitors at concerts, dances, regattas and other events. Visit Muness Castle, Unst Heritage Centre and the Boat Haven or sample Gin tasting at the Shetland Reel Distillery and enjoy afternoon tea at Victoria’s Vintage Tearoom.
Stepping into this charming little cottage you will find the contemporary well-equipped kitchen/diner with electric oven and induction hob, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Here you can also enjoy an evening meal at the dining table and chairs. To the right you will find a cosy welcoming lounge where you can relax after a day out exploring, in front of the wood burner, to read a book or watch a movie on the TV/DVD from the selection of DVDs provided. There is also an additional double pull-out bed available in the lounge. Heading back through the kitchen there is a very low-level doorway, so mind your head, which takes you to the hallway where you will find a utility area with washing machine, small worktop freezer and a wardrobe to store your clothes. The bathroom has a hand-held shower over bath and WC, and a heated towel rail. When your evening is done retire to the tastefully decorated bedroom with double bed.
Stepping back outside there is a lovely little gravelled courtyard with table and seating to enjoy a refreshment or al fresco dining while watching the beautiful evening sunsets. There is off-road parking available next to the courtyard wall.
Please check the Ferries to the Islands are operating before booking.