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4 bedroom Cottage with Heated Pool in Dornoch

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
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Wester Whinhill is a comfortable, modern, self-catering holiday cottage with stunning views over the picturesque Dornoch Firth. Uniquely for the area, it has a separate leisure room with heated swimming pool and sauna for the exclusive use of visitors to the cottage. The house is 5 minutes walk from a golf driving range, pitch & putt, fishing ponds, woods and beach. Set in a large garden with patio, decking, and gas barbecue - it is an ideal retreat - yet only one mile from the town centre with the world famous Royal Dornoch Golf Club. The cottage is well suited for families and we have a cot and 2 high chairs if required. One well behaved dog is welcome by arrangement (£25 charge) We are committed to sustainable tourism, using ECO cleaning products, and low energy, daylight bulbs. We h...Wester Whinhill is a comfortable, modern, self-catering holiday cottage with stunning views over the picturesque Dornoch Firth. Uniquely for the area, it has a separate leisure room with heated swimming pool and sauna for the exclusive use of visitors to the cottage. The house is 5 minutes walk from a golf driving range, pitch & putt, fishing ponds, woods and beach. Set in a large garden with patio, decking, and gas barbecue - it is an ideal retreat - yet only one mile from the town centre with the world famous Royal Dornoch Golf Club. The cottage is well suited for families and we have a cot and 2 high chairs if required. One well behaved dog is welcome by arrangement (£25 charge) We are committed to sustainable tourism, using ECO cleaning products, and low energy, daylight bulbs. We have recycling bins for glass, plastic, paper, card & metal. We have Solar PV panels to provide electricity to heat the swimming pool and use 100% renewable energy supplier. We will have an electric car charging point in 2020 More
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Joan B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying here for the 2nd time (for Christmas this time), it was amazing how fantastic the place still was; it had not lost any of its charm! The kids adored the swimming pool, as always, and we loved going on beautiful trips around the local...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Dominika H. S
Reviewed 2 October 2019 via mobile

Had an amazing time staying here in Dornoch. Fantastic location as was quiet and tranquil but only a 15 minute walk into Dornoch. The little ones loved playing in the pool. Had everything we needed and more and Joan was lovely. Will definitely be back....More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank GrantDSutherland
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Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely week at this cottage. Such a peaceful location with plenty to do in the area. The cottage was really well-equipped and spacious and the pool was well used for exercise by some of us and playing by others. A great holiday...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank LTfootprints925
JoanBishop, VR Owner at 4 bedroom Cottage with Heated Pool in Dornoch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2019

Thanks for a great review Laura. I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Joan and Jerry Bishop

Reviewed 7 May 2019

Just back from a wonderful five night stay at this fabulous property; ideally located within short walking distance to Dornoch. It’s quiet location is perfect; giving great views of open fields and surrounding countryside and of course the sea. It’s the best equipped rental property...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank David P
JoanBishop, VR Owner at 4 bedroom Cottage with Heated Pool in Dornoch, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2019

Thank you for a fantastic review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Wester Whinhill and we look forward to welcoming you back. Joan & Jerry Bishop

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for Christmas and New year and we had an amazing time owners have thought of everything to make it a home from home with extras my grandkids spent most of their time in the heated pool also we went...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Wander755620
JoanBishop, VR Owner at 4 bedroom Cottage with Heated Pool in Dornoch, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you for a great review. We are delighted you had such a good time and enjoyed Dornoch's New Year celebrations. Sorry that we are already booked for next New Year - but hope you are able to come at another time of year.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Gym
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Private Indoor Pool
Patio
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Royal Burgh of Dornoch is an historic small town with a Cathedral dating back to the 13th century and a 15th century Castle. It is situated on the edge of the Dornoch Firth, a designated National Scenic Area in the Highlands of Scotland. Its tranquil location, scenery and climate have attracted visitors for decades. Some come to test their golfing skills on Royal Dornoch's championship course, or to walk and view wildlife in the National Nature Reserve at nearby Loch Fleet. Others simply want to relax and enjoy our unhurried way of life. The village has a wide range of shops and businesses, cafes and restaurants, five hotels, two golf courses, and an award-winning sandy beach. Sandstone cottages and town houses line its peaceful streets and lanes.and Its fine buildings include the a courthouse and old town jail.
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