Get away from it all in comfort at
Set in an isolated position overlooking a sandy bay.
More spacious and luxuriously equipped than Howar Cottage , Nouster is a luxuriously
restored Victorian building listed by Historic Scotland as
"A substantial laird's house, notable for its
size and traditional design, much favoured on the mainland for the
construction of manses. Its extra storey is conspicuous on North
Although isolated, Nouster is a short walk from the
island pier and from the bird observatory with its bar and
metres from the shore the views over Nouster Bay are generally
agreed to be the best on North Ronaldsay.
Wake up in the
morning to see seals playing in waves rolling onto a mile of silver
Take an early morning walk along the beach
deserted except for the seaweed eating sheep or relax in
the large conservatory looking down on the bay and across the
sea to Sanday and Westray.
around conservatory the living room has a traditional
3-piece suite, a sofa bed and a large
traditional oak dining suite.
Upstairs the two bedrooms
sleep 4/5. Both have spectacular views over the bay. The master bedroom has a double
and a single bed, the other has two single beds. Also upstairs is a
shower room with toilet and wash basin.
The large kitchen is fully equipped with fridge
freezer, separate hob and oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, washing
machine, and tumble drier. The kitchen also has a breakfast suite
where you can eat with views through the conservatory.
also a large bathroom with bath, toilet and hand basin, downstairs.
The back door opens
into the original croft byre, which has been renovated
retaining the original stone cattle stalls and stone flagged floor.
The byre is
available for use as an occasional exhibition
Nouster is priced by the week at £300 October
to April and £340 May to September.
For short stays it's £41 per night October to
April and £47 per night May to September. Plus £15 per stay for
cleaning, laundry and transport. With breakfast basics, an
independent alternative to B&B.
per house, self catering. Payment is cash on departure, we
have no card facilities.