25 May 2019

" Morning Rosemary,

We have had a wonderful holiday her. All packed and ready to go after our breakfast.

The weather could have been kinder but no matter...we came prepared.

We met up with old friends Bill and Jean Crichton who live just along the road.

Saw all the things we wanted to see. Had some lovely meals at the Ferry Inn and particularly at The Shore in Kirkwall. Both owned by Bill and Jean’s son Gareth. We bumped into him at his latest acquisition The Royal last night . We was going at it as he was overwhelmed by the “Folk” folk!

We had a pleasant surprise lunch in the Stromabank Hotel in Hoy.

The house is first class and so very well appointed. The views from the upstairs lounge were a constant joy.

Thank you for everything. We are thinking about next year with our missing friends so maybe will be in touch.

Regards."

Hamish

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24 May 2019

" Hi we just posted a few positive words on trip adviser. I wanted to tell you myself that we so loved staying in the house. It felt just like home! You have lovely taste and the decor is just delightful. Well equipped  and easy to live in. The terrace over the water is a delight. The weather was wonderful and the week was just magical for us. Thank you."

Lizzie and John

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10 May 2019

"Dear Rosemary

We all had a wonderful holiday based in your cottage at 10 South End last week.

Despite that cold north wind we were out all day every day and it was great to come back to the comfort of the cottage .

The clever design and all the generous extras left in the house really added to the enjoyment of our holiday in fantastic Orkney.

Thank you very much.

Kindest Regards"

Elizabeth

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10 May 2019

“Hi Rosemary,

We haven’t met but we have all really enjoyed our stay in your wonderful cottage. It was incredibly well equipped and how you organised the weather to be so good was appreciated.

Thank you."

 

Regards

Peter

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13 April 2019

Hi Rosemary

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at 10 South End and hope to be back soon. The house was truly fabulous and really appreciated the generous touches and hope we replaced as much as we used out from the food/kitchen stocks.

Best regards ”

Linda

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08 April 2019

“Hi Rosemary, 

Thank you for letting us use 4 South End, undoubtedly the best holiday property we have stayed in (and we've been in a good many over the years) and a great location. Looking forward to coming back to Stromness in  the summer. Warm regards ”

Gordon

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05 April 2019

“Had a great stay, thank you Rosemary would be delighted to use the cottages again in the future.”

James - Air BnB

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29 March 2019

“Never had we been so well provisioned and cared for as we were at 36 Alfred street. Every kind of sauce, tea, coffe, etc was there, all cooking implements, warmth, comfort and views of the sea and harbour. Rosemary went out of her way to provide a great base for a holiday. Pete and Ruth”

Ruth - Air BnB

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29 March 2019

“Thank you Rosemary.

Settled in great and been strolling around stromness. It's a lovely cottage in a lovely spot.
Everything is perfect. .”

James - Air BnB

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10 March 2019

“We very much enjoyed our stay at Rosemary’s! It was very clean, comfortable with lots of little extras, so close to the shops and pubs, plus the bothy and the view were icing on the cake! We would happily stay here again and recommend it to future guests.”

Heather - Air BnB

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10 March 2019

“Beautiful house with a spectacular view of the harbour. Highly recommended!!!”

Matt - Air BnB

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07 March 2019

“This was genuinely the best AirBnB any of us had EVER stayed in. With four bedrooms all with en-suite baths, it is an excellent place for a group or family getaway. You will have everything you could possibly need and more. The house is lovely and well located for access to the ferry and the village. The kitchen is very well equipped (don't worry about bringing spices - they are all there already). The house was clean and well furnished and I can't think of anything I would change. Thanks!”

Enid - Air BnB

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01 March 2019

“Excellent accommodation, clean, comfortable and spacious. I would highly recommend if staying in Orkney to check out the range of lovely houses available from Rosemary.”

Theresa - Air BnB

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25 February 2019

“Wow... a large group of us stayed in No 10 & 18 for 2 nights and everybody gave the cottages 5 stars. Stunning cottages, fabulous views, everything you need. 10 mins walk from the ferry terminal but parking area if you needed. Would highly recommend”

Gaynor - Air BnB

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14 February 2019

“We have just returned from a visit to Orkney where we stayed in this perfect home. This was absolutely the best rental we have ever stayed in and we have stayed in a few! What made it so special? First the location, Stromness is a quaint town brimming with history, second, the home was immaculate, third, it was stocked with everything we might need from olive oil to shower gel, fourth, the super comfy beds with tons of cosy blankets and pillows, and fifth, the views over the harbour and beyond.”

Will Oliver

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03 February 2019

“Excellent location next to the water and pretty close to the centre of the town. Beautifully presented inside, with pretty much every facility you could hope for. Rosemary was very accommodating with arrival and departure times.”

Kenneth - Air BnB

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27 January 2019

“If you are lucky enough to book this accommodation you will not be disappointed!!! Beautiful scenery, great location in the heart of the town, the little touches that Rosemary provides really makes this more of a home from home; a well stocked Larder, and toiletries in every en-suite were much appreciated!! Will 100% book again next time in Orkney ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”

Rodney - Air BnB

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10 January 2019

“You will not be disappointed if you book this wonderful property. The nautical theme running through the property reflects the position of the house on the waters edge and makes for a very peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Everything you could ever need has been thought of by Rosemary, from snuggle blankets to 9 different types of shower gel in each of the 4 en-suite shower rooms. Do not hesitate to make this your home from home when visiting Stromness”

Bryan - Air BnB

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07 January 2019

“We loved our stay at 18 South End. The views were spectacular, the beds comfy and everything we needed was provided. ”

Thanks Lynn and Laura - Air BnB

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03 January 2019

“This was a magnificent experience. The cottage is splendid, and has everything you need to feel like home or better 😉. Rosemary is a great host. Better than 5* Hotels.”

Zaha - Air BnB

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05 December 2018

"Outstanding!! Could not beat the location and everything about the house was fab! Comfy beds, rooms were all immaculate, choice of teas/shower gels was amazing!! Facilities/utensils/pans etc were of very good quality. Communication with Rosemary was great (and quick) and she very kindly let us have a late check out on our last day which was very kind and much appreciated. The open fire was great on a cold winter’s night. We loved the location... so quiet and peaceful yet an easy walk away from amenities. We loved it and will definitely stay again.”

Coleen - Air BnB

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04 December 2018

" Absolutely stunning property to get away from hussle of everyday life. Outstanding location , very warm and clean and very cozy.”

Kirsty - Air BnB

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04 December 2018

" The standard of this gorgeous house was well above the standard for a holiday rental property, I would not hesitate for a second to recommend it to others.”

Eilidh - Air BnB

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03 December 2018

" 18 South End is five star accommodation, with every amenity plus more. This is our first visit but it won't be our last. Prompt and friendly communication. Very clean, comfortable, homely accommodation.”

Helen - Air BnB

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29 November 2018

" This house is and absolute gem. 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms were a real luxury. Pristine bed linen and a big kitchen table were really appreciated. The weather was very stormy when we were there but the house was so warm and the interior design made the place a joy to be in.”

Karen - Air BnB

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18 November 2018

" Stunning location and views. Loved the area, loads to do and see.”

James - Air BnB

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17 November 2018

" Dear Rosemary,

Absolutely incredible. The view is even better in person, the property even more charming. Rosemary was so quick to answer our questions, too! Wonderful location, quiet town, perfect views. I wish I could take that sunroom home with me!

Monica - Air BnB

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12 November 2018

" Dear Rosemary,

The cottage is lovely, very comfortable and fully equipped. It is at the water and was nice to sit and look out at the sea birds. We will hopefully be going back to Orkney next year and hope to return to one of Rosemary's Cottages”

Alan - Air BnB

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03 November 2018

" Dear Rosemary,

We can't recommend Rosemary or her beautiful cottage highly enough. From the range of speciality teas on offer to the baskets of cosy blankets dotted throughout the house, it was a joy to stay here. The phenomenal views across the harbour were the icing on the cake.”

Eimear - Air BnB

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23 October 2018

" Dear Rosemary,

Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay in Stromness. The house is lovely and my granddaughters wanted to stay forever - they particularly enjoyed finding wee bits of pottery on the ‘beach’ below the house and spent hours in the museum when we weren’t out and about. 

I have already passed on the link to your website to a number of friends - and we will definitely be back!

All the best ."

Sunniva

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19 October 2018

" Dear Rosemary,

we had a wonderful stay at 40 Alfrd Street in August and still want to thank you! We absolutely loved the cosy cottage and enjoyed our breakfasts on our private pier watching the Hamnavoe Ferry coming in. A lot of lovely holiday memories! So thanks a lot!

Warm regards ."

Ulrike and Uwe

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13 October 2018

"Rosemary

Thank you so much for the wonderful cottage and bothy - they really made our stay quite perfect! You have thought of everything...and a good bit more!

We hope to return and bring our daughters next time.  We fell in love with Stromness and with our beautiful accommodation.

Thank you."

Oonagh and Tony

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06 October 2018

"Hi,

Thank you for allowing us to rent your lovely house. We found it perfect to just relax and enjoy the views.

Watching all the boats coming and going, great fir the soul. Hubby went fishing on several Lochs and was lucky enough to get a catch. We certainly would recommend to our friends and colleagues the wonders in holidaying in Stromness.

Good health, wealth and happiness be with you. All is appreciated. Bless!

Kindest Regards"

Jean

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23 September 2018

" Rosemary,  everything is wonderful here! We are really enjoying!  Thanks a lot! ☺👌 "

Alain

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17 September 2018

" Hey Rosemary.

Absolutely Brilliant.Thanks for checking in. It feels like i have come home ! Just sitting here enjoying the ambience of it all😊😁😊 "

Paul

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07 July 2018

"Rosemary,

We very much enjoyed our stay at 18, South End. The cottage was brilliantly well equipped and clean and we much enjoyed the view over the harbour.  It was good to be in Orkney again after a 10 year gap. We enjoyed the holiday so much that we would like to book 18 South End again if that is possible.

Looking at the website I see that it is free the week starting 22ndJune, 2019 but it is perhaps too early for July 2019 to appear. Ideally we would like to book 18, South End for 2 weeks from 22nd June. Would that be possible?  Do hope so.

Again many thanks for providing such a lovely cottage.

All the best,"

Sheila

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10 June 2018

"Rosemary,

We had a splendid time thank you, loved the cottage and were so grateful that you managed to arrange the weather for us."

Geoffrey

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09 June 2018

"Fabulous, thank you very much. We all enjoyed ourselves immensely."

Alyson, Bob, Jane and James

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02 June 2018

"Morning Rosemary,

Just wanted to say thank you for a wonderful stay in the cottage. We have arrived at the house and settled in. I wanted to say thanks as it is beautiful and we are so happy as a seal came to say hello within 30 minutes of our arrival. We hope to come back some day and have loved Orkney.

Many thanks again"

James

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06 May 2018

"Hi Rosemary

We spent all day travelling home yesterday.
Thanks for a brilliant stay, we loved the cottage, and Orkney of course!
Thanks for all your help.
Cheers!"
Lisa

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06 May 2018

"Dear Rosemary,

Thank you - we had a really wonderful time at your cottage. We explored quite a few of the islands, including Hoy and we were very lucky with the weather. We really felt at peace in Orkney and hope to return again soon. Your cottage is very special!

With kind regards."

Jessica

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30 April 2018

"Hello Rosemary

We have finally returned home after our wonderful holiday on mainland Orkney and the Scottish highlands. What a wonderful journey.

We just wanted to thank you so much for use of your wonderful cottage - it really felt like our home for the week. You had thought of everything to make us welcome and comfortable. We are totally hooked on the  beautiful Orkney isles and are very keen to return and would love to stay in your cottage once again.

Many thanks"

Anne Marie, Richard and Pasha x

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27 April 2018

Hi

“Just to say we,ve had a great week. What a lovely house and location, very well equipped. We only used the main bedroom, not upstairs rooms or annexe. Woulds definitely like to come back sometime. Many thanks.

Judith and Terry Reis

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21  March 2018

“Rosemary's place is just wonderful. She upgraded us just before we arrived to #40 instead of #36 so that's what I'm reviewing. Rosemary has a fabulous talent for creating warm, inviting, stylish and cosy decor with everything in the property you can think of. The location right on the harbour is stunning and a perfect place from which to sit and watch the boats or the storms depending on the weather. I can't recommend Rosemary's place or her as a host enough! Thank you Rosemary.”

Victoria - Air BnB

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05 March 2018

“Great place, great location, plenty of space and we loved it. Would definitely recommend. 10/10!”

Peter - Air BnB

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27 February 2018

“What a fantastic house. Right on the harbour side, interesting drive to get to it, through Stromness, fantastic location. House is better in real life than in the pictures, and the pictures are amazing. Fantastic hosts, lovely touches throughout the house, cannot recommend highly enough. We had lovely weather the week we were here, but what a place :)”

Graeme - Air BnB

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