$136 / night
Total guests, Nights

Westwinds – Home 2054481 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Fishermans cottage in beautiful village of Portskerra with outstanding views encapsulating North coast-line and over Pentalnd Firth to Orkney Islands beyond. Living Room, kitchen, sun room, Dining Room, Bathroom, ( Bath/Shower Combo) 3 Bed Rooms, 2 double beds, 1 Twin , underfloor heating and woodburner stove. Please not the cottage has low doorways and beams and combed ceiling upstairs.


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Bedroom 2: Full bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
  • 1 Full bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking

Interaction with guest

I will let guest know key details prior to arriving, along with directions to the cottage. I am contactable by phone.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($131.64) £100.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Murdina M.
Average reply time:
2 hours 23 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 Nov 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





12 reviews

Very Good

“great place”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2019

spacious clean great views excellent place to stay i would recommend this house to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in melvich

“Beautiful house in a stunning location.”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2019

The house is very comfortable, spacious and well-equipped. Beautiful views and an excellent location for exploring the north coast. Will definitely try to come back!


Reviewed 21 Oct 2018

Had a great time, had everything you needed. been twice now. Would love to go back for a third time.

“Excellent lovely base for exploring from or just relaxing”

Reviewed 12 Sep 2018

This is a lovely House thoughtfuly equipped in lovely situation Lovely village with lovely beach and harbour so great to stroll around. Also ideal location for exploring north coast from Cape Wrath to… More

“West Winds Melvich”

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Good house looks over the sea.Excellent kitchen and three good bedrooms. Lots of space. Woodburner stove. Large sofas leather covered and comfortable. Owner is very helpful.


Reviewed 11 Dec 2017

Great wee cottage with all equipment you might need whilst away. Very relaxing and a lovely veiw to wake up to each morning. The owner was so kind and quick response to any questions we had. Would go … More

“Just Excellent”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2017

We used Westwinds as a base while visiting the Atlantic Coast of the North of Scotland - Frankly couldn't fault the place, we simply didn't want to leave - would book it again at the drop of… More


Reviewed 1 Aug 2017

Excellent venue, well situated with views across Pentland firth and access to local beaches Comfortable and well equipped accommodation with wood burning stove, good kitchen facilities. Only draw back… More


Reviewed 26 Jul 2017

Das Ferienhaus ist sehr zu empfehle. Es ist geräümig, und sehr idülisch gelegen. Auch der Norden von Schottland ist sehr zu empfehlen für Leute die die Natur liebe.

“Remote and scenic getaway”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2016

Westwinds listing doesn't do it justice at all. The views from the cottage are superb: Orkney's and the north coast cliffs across the fields. Inside, the underfloor heating and wood-fuel hea… More

Response from the owner Thank you Margo for your lovely review, I will be definitely looking into installing WiFi in the near future.

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