Flat 4 is a two bedroom apartment situated in the heart of Kirkwall, and is the perfect location for visiting the historic town, and an ideal base to explore and experience the best of what Orkney has to offer.
The apartment is on the first floor with an en-suite double bedroom (with king size bed), and a twin room. Both bedrooms have built-in wardrobe space.
There is a very well equipped kitchen with double oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and washer/dryer. The living area has a large and comfortable corner sofa and a flatscreen Smart TV with Freeview, DVD player and access to catch-up TV via the free wifi - perfect for relaxing after a day's exploring. The living area also has a dining table which can comfortably seat four.
The main bathroom has a bath with shower and heated towel rail.
Heating in the apartment is by way of controllable air source heater in the living area, and panel heaters in each of the bedrooms.
All bedding, towels, electricity and wifi are provided free of charge. An iron and ironing board are also provided, and a high chair and travel cot can be made available on request. Please note that cot bedding will not be provided.
The apartment has its own private parking space, and an external drying area to the side of the building.
The apartment is perfectly situated to enjoy local attractions such as St Magnus Cathedral, the Orkney Museum and the Earl's and Bishop's Palaces and is a 5 minute walk from local amenities including supermarkets, Kirkwall travel centre, tourist information, library, bars and restaurants.The local leisure centre is also within a short walking distance and there you will find a variety of health and fitness facilities, swimming pool and cinema. The Kirkwall pier is less than 10 minutes walk from the apartment and from there you can catch a ferry to explore the North Isles.
People don't always realise that Orkney is made up of a number of islands and outwith the mainland isle, the many other populated isles enjoy an even gentler pace of life and have much to offer whether you just go for a visit or you decide to stay.
One En-Suite Double Bedroom (with King Size Bed)
One Twin room
Entrance hallway leads to bedrooms, main bathroom and open plan kitchen/living space.
Large corner sofa situated in the living area, along with dining table. Fully equipped kitchen.
Private parking space and drying area.
Property is on the first floor accessed by a flight of stairs.
Sleeps 4 (+0) 2 Bedroom(s) 2 Bathroom(s) 1st floor Wifi
Check-in begins at 15:00. Check-in closes at 23:00.
You will be asked to check-out before 10:00.
Prices from £430 - £600 (Weekly).
Short breaks are available between October and March.
Arriving at the Pentland Ferries terminal in St. Margaret's Hope
When leaving the ferry terminal follow the signs for Kirkwall. This road will take you out of St. Margaret's Hope and across the four Churchill Barriers onto the Mainland. When you reach Kirkwall, keep following the road which will bend to the left down the Holm Branch - A963. Continue for a mile down the hill, along past the Balfour Hospital on your left and straight across the small roundabout. Take the side road immediately after you pass the Chinese restaurant and before the walled car park.
Arriving at the Northlink Ferries terminal in Stromness
On leaving the ferry terminal take a right following the signs to Kirkwall. Keep following the same road until you reach a roundabout with a petrol station, where you take a right onto Pickaquoy Road. Follow the road to the end and take a left at the roundabout onto Junction Road. You will see a Chinese resturant on your right hand side immediately after the roundabout - Flat 4 is located down the side street on the right directly after you pass the restaurant.
Arriving at the Northlink Ferries terminal in Kirkwall.
On leaving the ferry terminal take a left following the sign to Kirkwall. Keep following the road until you reach a roundabout where you take the second exit onto Pickaquoy Road. Follow the road to the end and take a left at the roundabout onto Junction Road. You will see a Chinese resturant on your right hand side immediately after the roundabout - Flat 4 is located down the side street on the right directly after you pass the restaurant.
Arriving at Kirkwall Airport
Turn right out of airport carpark following sign to Kirkwall. Once you reach the town keep following the same road. You will continue onto Broad Street passing St Magnus Cathedral on your right. Take a left at the end of Broad Street onto West Castle Street then another left onto Junction Road. Continue along Junction Road and Flat 4 can be found by taking the side street on your left, directly before the Chinese Restaurant.
Flat 4 has its own free designated parking space.
The apartment is basically in the middle of Kirwall. Along Junction Road you will find the town library, travel and tourist information, all within a five minute walk from the flat. The main town centre is also a very short walk from the flat, where you will find a waide range of shops, cafes and bars.
Supermarkets are a five minute stroll from the apartment and the local leisure centre is well within walking distance. Here you can enjoy a range of fitness activities, swimming pool and cinema.
Kirkwall pier is a 10 miniute walk away and from here you can board a ferry to explore the North Isles.
St Magnus Cathedral is just around the corner from the flat, and you can also explore Orkney's history by visiting the Orkney Museum and the Earl and Bishop's palaces.
Must be the best equipped flat we have ever stayed in. Great location for shops, sites etc.
- 09 Jun 2018Flat Four at the Store Anonymous guest
Great flat. Well appointed and a lovely stay.
- 02 Jun 2018Flat Four at the Store Anonymous guest
Thank you for having us. The apartment is beautiful and a great base in Kirkwall. Great to have parking and made exploring the mainland easy. If we are ever back this way again, we'd be more than happy to stay again.
- 25 May 2018Flat Four at the Store Anonymous guest