Perfect location with stunning surrounding scenery
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy a romantic meal in the spacious kitchen/diner
Relax in the cosy lounge after a long day
The wood burner is perfect for those cooler evenings
Enjoy a bubble bath after a day exploring the area
Get a good night's rest in the double bedroom
Enjoy the views from the property
View towards the cottage
The perfect spot for al fresco dining with a view
You may even get the chance to spot a rainbow
Bobby's famous bus shelter
Say hello to the shetland ponies
1 / 13  Perfect location with stunning surrounding scenery
2 / 13  Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
3 / 13  Enjoy a romantic meal in the spacious kitchen/diner
4 / 13  Relax in the cosy lounge after a long day
5 / 13  The wood burner is perfect for those cooler evenings
6 / 13  Enjoy a bubble bath after a day exploring the area
7 / 13  Get a good night's rest in the double bedroom
8 / 13  Enjoy the views from the property
9 / 13  View towards the cottage
10 / 13  The perfect spot for al fresco dining with a view
11 / 13  You may even get the chance to spot a rainbow
12 / 13  Bobby's famous bus shelter
13 / 13  Say hello to the shetland ponies

Marrats Houl,

Unst, Shetland
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
10 more

At a glance

  • Traditional lovingly restored Shetland croft house with stunning panoramic sea views over the bay
  • Situated on the island Unst, the most beautiful northerly Island of the Shetland Isles 
  • The island has many beautiful beaches which are perfect for idyllic coastal walks
  • Perfect base for walking, fishing or wildlife spotting birds, otters, seals, dolphins and whales
  • An ideal spot to relax and enjoy wonderful sunsets and the Northern Lights
  • Join in to celebrate the Viking festival, Up Helly Aa, held each year in Uyeasound and Norwick
  • Do not miss Unst Fest, the most northerly festival held over 9 days between 13th – 21st July 2019
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 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.

  • 1 bedroom - double
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge and microwave
  • Utility area with washing machine and freezer
  • Wood burner
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop 8 miles and pebble beach within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Sleeps 2+2 (double pull out bed in lounge)

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Fiona.

Perfect location with stunning surrounding scenery
Prepare a meal in the well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy a romantic meal in the spacious kitchen/diner
Relax in the cosy lounge after a long day
The wood burner is perfect for those cooler evenings
Enjoy a bubble bath after a day exploring the area
Get a good night's rest in the double bedroom
Enjoy the views from the property
View towards the cottage
The perfect spot for al fresco dining with a view
You may even get the chance to spot a rainbow
Show 1 moreBobby's famous bus shelter

Location

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