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Helmsdale Station Self Catering Accomodation

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Helmsdale Station is a working railway station on the Far North Line 100 railway miles, 70 road miles, north of Inverness. During 2013 the listed station building was restored and refitted after more than 20 years out of use. The old stationmaster’s accommodation has been refurbished and adapted as self catering accommodation. As a non profit making community project to promote tourism in East Sutherland, all proceeds go to station improvements, promoting the Far North Line and assisting community projects in and around Helmsdale. The facilities include Electric cooker/hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster Tea, sugar & instant coffee Washing machine and second sink in separate utility area Radio Wi-fi DVD / CD player Bed linen & towels included Initial supply of fuel for the wood burni...Helmsdale Station is a working railway station on the Far North Line 100 railway miles, 70 road miles, north of Inverness. During 2013 the listed station building was restored and refitted after more than 20 years out of use. The old stationmaster’s accommodation has been refurbished and adapted as self catering accommodation. As a non profit making community project to promote tourism in East Sutherland, all proceeds go to station improvements, promoting the Far North Line and assisting community projects in and around Helmsdale. The facilities include Electric cooker/hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster Tea, sugar & instant coffee Washing machine and second sink in separate utility area Radio Wi-fi DVD / CD player Bed linen & towels included Initial supply of fuel for the wood burning stove Storage heaters and electric radiators – electricity included Drying roomMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Michael W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

Really lovely accommodation in picturesque highland village. Very clean and well equipped station house. 2 mins walk to river walks, coastline, harbour, local museum, shops, restaurants, cafe etc. We had great weather and explored all around too, gold panning, fishing, tennis, golf and footgolf! Sandcastles...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank kirstykerr
Reviewed 24 August 2019

The Station cottage is a unique base to use for a holiday in the Scottish highlands. It is set on the edge of a small village close to the sea. The views from the village out to sea are stunning. When we arrived at the...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Sharron K
Trip676845, VR Owner at Helmsdale Station Self Catering Accomodation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately the day of your arrival was the day of the Helmsdale & Loth Flower show. Helmsdale is a small village (pop. 810) and out caretaker Kath was one of the key residents who plays a significant organising role. In...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2019

We found the journey up to Helmsdale relaxing whilst taking in the beautiful views along the way. We were greeted by Kath who was very welcoming making us feel at home. We found the cottage ;clean,warm,comfortable, well equipped, spacious, and quiet. We enjoyed watching the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Simern
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

Spent five wonderful nights here. As a walker interested in railways, Helmsdale station was a perfect place to stay. Well-situated for not only the beautiful Far North railway line to Wick/Thurso and Inverness, but also the charming village itself and many coastal walks. The accommodation...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank jimbobscroggins
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The characterful house, comprising the former station offices and stationmaster's accommodation is spacious, clean and comfortable. It, and its little garden, sit on the platform of a working railway, so there are occasional trains, passengers and railway workers wandering through. This just adds to the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
2  Thank Simon F
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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