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Experience the quality of life in a rural haven, as a peaceful base to explore Orkney from, in harmony with nature. Modern, luxury self-catering bungalow set in an idyllic island landscape with panoramic views across the sea to the Island of Hoy. Totally wheelchair friendly.
Lounge area with a 42" flat screen TV with Freeview
Real leather settee. Fully functional electronically operated orthopaedic recliner and riser chair.
Free WiFi Internet.
Selection of books, DVDs and jigsaw puzzles.
Air Conditioning . . . The Cottage has ecology conscious, air-source heating and also benefits from air-conditioning.
Spacious kitchen: dishwasher, fridge, washing machine & range style cooker
Luxurious disabled adaption wet-room shower.
High pressure water system.
Fold out shower seat.
Three WC area grab rails (one folding).
Luxurious underfloor heating.
Thermostatically controlled basin mixer tap.
Ease of use handle operated door lock.
Wheelchair accessible, semi-pedestal basin.
Super King Size Bed
Double or Twin Single-Bed Option
Optional . . .
Twin Single Bed configuration available, enabling the 5 point electrically adjustable function, providing either head or foot elevation.
Relaxing Sun Room
Relax and watch rural sunsets or write inspirational emails to friends and family.
Fully double glazed
Electric underfloor heating for winter comfort
Ideal spot for writers
Garden view of countryside, sea and the Island of Hoy.
Additional safety features:
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Absolutely no-smoking (tobacco or e-cigarettes)
Totally pet free (no pet allergy risk)
Front: Hard standing parking space.
Rear: Patio with garden furniture.
Ladies enjoying coffee on the patio before breakfast.
Overview of the rear garden.
Local Amenities Cressex Lodge is situated just seven minutes drive from the Pentland Ferry berthing port in the quaint little village of St. Margaret's Hope.
The village has a traditional establishment The Murray Armswith good honest fare in The Fisherman's Daughter restaurant, and the 'Gun Deck' al fresco sun-trap eating area all with pleasant service and a chance to meet the local folk.
There is also a speciality bar and café Robertsons and two convenience shops including post office (with a cash facility). There is also a community garden, blacksmith, Museum, Art Gallery and Craft shop.
Outstanding Scenery Drive over the entrances to Scapa flow, just two metres above sea level and view the spectacular ever-changing scenery of the islands surrounding the world's second largest natural harbour.
The view changes constantly reflecting the sky and sea. It is sheer natural beauty.
Ideal . . .
Touring Base or Winter Respite Retreat
For tourist country-side lovers, Cressex Lodge is an ideal escape to base exploring Orkney from, without the hustle and bustle of town life. For writers, poets, and countryside lovers. Enjoy a close-to-nature peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city or town life. Beachcombing, fossil hunting or simply walking through farm lanes. Meanwhile, revelling in the invisible Orkney benefit of ocean-purified, fresh air in a clean environment without heavy traffic, factory, or industrial pollution.