Backaskaill Farmhouse & Cottage
Orkney Retreats – Backaskaill Farmhouse & Cottage – your home away from home.
Literally a stone’s throw from a mile-long sandy beach, Backaskaill boasts panoramic views from almost every room. The characterful, B-listed property has been decorated and equipped to a high standard and makes the most of its romantic location.
Discover your next Orkney Retreats adventure here at Backaskaill Farmhouse & Cottage.
A three-bedroom B-listed farmhouse built in 1863, it is situated in one of the most incredible locations in Scotland.
On the ground floor a charming kitchen/dining room with range, a utility/WC/shower room, and a master suite. A stunning unique hallway and staircase lead to the first floor.
The living room has panoramic views across the bay and a multi-fuel stove for cosy evenings. There are two further bedrooms and a bathroom. The enclosed garden features outdoor dining and a summerhouse.
The cottage is a cosy one-bedroom traditional farm-servants’ cottage nestled in a farm steading, adjacent to a beach that feels like it’s yours and yours alone. It enjoys views across farmland and exclusive use of the back garden which is laid to lawn.
A small, walled front garden provides a sheltered bistro-style outdoor dining area. The cottage features a well-equipped kitchen/dining room with range, a spacious living room with extra bed if needed, comfortable conservatory, and double bedroom with shower room.