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Embo House

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8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
16 guests
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Embo House is a Castle of the Clan Gordon and dates originally from the 16th Century, though it benefited from an elegant Georgian make-over in about 1790. Today it is a luxurious, 'grade A' listed mansion, Scottish Tourist Board rated 5*, with fantastic views over the Dornoch Firth, providing contemporary, exclusive use, self-catering or partly-catered accommodation for large groups, golfers or indeed weddings. The house is stylishly decorated throughout and sleeps 16 in 8, generous double bedrooms, (most with superking beds) - all with their own en-suite bathrooms. Downstairs there is an airy and well-equipped kitchen, with a log-burning stove and wall-mounted TV/sound system. Next door is the grand dining room with seating for 16, perfect for celebration dinners.The cosy sitting room...Embo House is a Castle of the Clan Gordon and dates originally from the 16th Century, though it benefited from an elegant Georgian make-over in about 1790. Today it is a luxurious, 'grade A' listed mansion, Scottish Tourist Board rated 5*, with fantastic views over the Dornoch Firth, providing contemporary, exclusive use, self-catering or partly-catered accommodation for large groups, golfers or indeed weddings. The house is stylishly decorated throughout and sleeps 16 in 8, generous double bedrooms, (most with superking beds) - all with their own en-suite bathrooms. Downstairs there is an airy and well-equipped kitchen, with a log-burning stove and wall-mounted TV/sound system. Next door is the grand dining room with seating for 16, perfect for celebration dinners.The cosy sitting room has an open fire and a smart TV, while the cedar-lined library has a bluetooth sound system and another open fire. Finally, the games room, or whisky bar, contains a pool table, leather sofas and bar stools, There is also Sky Sports on the huge TV mounted above the fireplace & a good sound system. Outside, in the 8 acres of landscaped garden, you will find a tree house, a beautiful glass summerhouse and a golf practice pitching area, complete with water hazard and a bunker! A path from the garden leads directly down to the sandy beach, which is a 10 minute walk away. Embo House is 2 miles north of the Royal Burgh of Dornoch, the delightful county town of Sutherland, with its world-famous championship Golf Course, historic Cathedral and Castle. Dornoch also boasts a clutch of good restaurants and shops. Embo House provides a great base from which to explore the North Highlands and all that is on offer in this beautiful part of Scotland. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: N/AMore
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Ginny K
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2019
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

This house is an amazing place to stay. Large but cozy all at the same time. Its beautifully presented with all you could ask for. Ginny (The owner) is so helpful and Victoria, the houses Housekeeper, makes your stay stress free. We had a wonderful...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Refrigerator
Pool Table
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Ocean Views
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Ping Pong Table
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
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