Gladstone Cottage

Castletown, nr. Thurso

Property Reference: W41543
  • Sleeps2
  • Pets 2
  • Bedrooms1
  • Grade3 Star rating

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Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Call us on 0345 268 0760.

Property Features

  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Property Description

Coastal location

This attractive ground floor holiday apartment forms part of a stone cottage situated in the village of Castletown. Its high ceilings, original wooden shutters and cottage garden (grassed area outside the main garden provides space for dogs’ exercise) all add to its charm. Four miles of sandy beach adjoins the fishing harbour 800 yards from the property. Sea angling and loch fishing are available. Known for its unspoilt beaches and wide variety of wildlife and, at certain times of year, the Northern Lights are visible. Central to many surfing locations, golf courses and the Castle of Mey (8 miles). Take a day-trip to the Orkney Isles. An all weather short mat bowling green is available for guests to use. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom. Dressing room with shower cubicle. Separate toilet.

Gas central heating and electricity included (£20per week October-March). Bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. iPod dock. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden. Ample parking. NB: Smoking is not allowed in the bedrooms.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. There are many attractions within easy reach of this cottage - even on foot (and we are not good walkers). The cottage itself is absolutely lovely, beautifully clean, very quiet and the owners are fantastic people. June 2012.
  2. The cottage was very comfortable and very well equipped - well beyond the 2 people it was supposed to be for. The kitchen was modern and had all the amenities. We did not have pets and the owners were obviously very keen on animals but it was very well sanitised so there were no animal "smells". Very enjoyable stay. June 2012.
  3. The shower room is actually a second bedroom (just without a bed). If you are taking a child’s cot, this is in effect a two bedroom property. Extremely dog friendly, with dog bowls and towels provided; as well as a few welcome treats. Tea, coffee (with milk) and biscuits were provided on arrival, which was a nice touch after a long drive. There is a Tesco’s 5 miles away, along the same road. There is a shop, a chip shop and a Chinese in the village. The local beach is lovely. March 2012.
  4. Lovely cottage with large garden, great for your dogs. Lovely location with plenty of walks in the area. The property owners are lovely and very helpful. March 2012.
  5. A lovely little place to stay: great location if you plan on doing sightseeing on the north coast, or plan to head to Orkney for a day trip. Gladstone Cottage was warm, cosy and comfortable. Would absolutely stay there again! Nov 2011.
  6. Brilliant cottage fantastic owners nothing to much trouble. Oct 2011.
  7. The cottage was excellent; everything we needed was provided; for a one bedroom property it was very spacious. A great location to explore North East Scotland. Sept 2011.
  8. Fantastic property, owner a lovely man, very helpful. Property fabulous, no need to take anything with you, even has salt and pepper. A wee bit of a walk to the beach. Will be back hopefully in the future. Thank you once again. June 2011.
  9. Excellent centre to tour this area. Take the day trip over to Orkney, it’s worth the money. For bird watchers this area of Scotland is wonderful. The welcome we received was second to none. Our hosts were superbly helpful. We were here for two weeks and the place was cleaned top to bottom after the first week. Kitchen well equipped and they obviously loved animals. June 2011.
  10. Lovely property, great location for exploring Caithness. Very welcoming owners, nothing was too much trouble and catered for our dog too with bowls, treats and towels on hand if needed. April 2011.
  11. Very comfortable, just the right size for two people on an active holiday. Oct 2010.
  12. Well appointed clean accommodation with friendly owners. Especially liked the enclosed garden for the dog. Will return. Aug 2010.
  13. Spacious property in an excellent location. Owner very friendly and welcoming. July 2010.
  14. Owners friendly and helpful. Cottage was a long walk to the beach. Scenary wild and attractive. June 2010.
  15. We found Gladstone cottage to be extremely well equipped, clean and tidy. It provided a warm and cosy environment to come back to after hiking and sightseeing and we were made to feel very welcome by the caretaker and property owner. (The kettle was boiled and biscuits were out for our arrival!). Having the use of an enclosed garden for our dog was also extremely useful and we were grateful for the lengths the owner/ caretaker had gone to to accommodate dogs, providing biscuits, waste bags, bowls, towels and a bed should we need them. We would recommend Gladstone Cottage and its stunning surroundings to all. Thank you for our lovely holiday! April 2010.
  16. Good situation in the town and easy access to facilities. Nov 2009.
  17. Perfect for 2 plus our dog. Very welcoming, friendly and helpful owner and caretaker. Comfortable, warm and all amenities provided for humans and our wee dog. Best we have stayed in ever. Oct 2009.
  18. We had a wonderful time staying in Gladstone cottage! The owners were extremely helpful and kind and they drove us into Thurso a lot as we came by foot. We had everything we needed in the cottage and were greeted with a cup of tea on arrival after a long journey. I would recommend Gladstone Cottage to friends and family as we had a brilliant time. Enjoy! Oct 2009.
  19. Amazing in every aspect. More like a "mini hotel" Covered all aspects to a first class standard. May 2009.
  20. This cottage was really superb! Very cosy and very well equipped with very good quality bedding and towels, even down to an electric blanket on the bed. The owners were very helpful and friendly also informative. I would definitley go there again. May 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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