Houss, East Burra, Shetland ZE2 9LE
Contact Name: Gill Finnie
Tel: +44 (0)1595 859445
Email: gillfinnie55@gmail.com
Website: http://www.holmfieldshetland.co.uk

Internet Access - Yes No Smoking No Pets Tea/Coffee Facilities - Yes Hairdryer Available - Yes
Sleeps 4

A contemporary house, set in meadows with sea views. Easy access to superb coastal walks, beaches and stunning scenery on Burra Isle. Local shop 4 miles, cafes, shops and leisure facilities in nearby Scalloway and Lerwick. Holmfield shares a location with our own house and Red Houss artist’s studio. Small garden seating area.

  • HolmfieldHolmfield
  • Living areaLiving area
  • Kitchen/diningKitchen/dining
  • Views from the dining areaViews from the dining area
  • BedroomBedroom
  • BedroomBedroom
  • Outdoor seatingOutdoor seating
  • GardenGarden
  • Minn beachMinn beach
  • Coastal sea pinksCoastal sea pinks
  • Views over Burra to FoulaViews over Burra to Foula
  • Heading down to Minn beachHeading down to Minn beach


Establishment Overview

There is parking beside the house and additional parking outside the gate.

Holmfield has an entrance hall with space to remove boots and hang coats. There's a kitchen/dining room and a sitting room with two settees and a writing desk. The two bedrooms each have a double bed and large built in wardrobes. There is a shower room with an electric shower and a utility room with a washing machine and freezer.

Holmfield is a bright house and, with all the rooms facing south or west, you'll get the sun when it comes out.

The following facilities ensure that your stay at Holmfield is comfortable and warm:

  • Freesat TV and books, maps and games, free wifi
  • Storage heating with panel heaters in the bedrooms
  • Integrated kitchen appliances: dishwasher, ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge
  • Kitchen equipment for those who like to cook
  • Microwave oven, toaster, kettle
  • Iron and ironing board and hair dryers
  • Linen, towels and electricity are included. 

There are usually friendly Shetland ponies grazing on our neighbour's croft. From the house you can walk in the open countryside of East Burra and along the interesting coastline. The meadows around Holmfield are full of flowers in the summer and attract birdlife. We often see seals and otters cross our land.

Our artists' studio, Red Houss, next to Holmfield, is open to the public and you are welcome to visit. We produce silver jewellery, paintings and artists prints. Holmfield also has a collection of contemporary art by Shetland and other artists.

Our own house is next door to Holmfield so you'll be able to contact us easily if you have any questions.

We welcome full week bookings, Saturday to Saturday, from May until October, from £600 per week. During the rest of the year the minimum stay is 3 nights, from £300. We are happy to discuss your requirements. 


House Rates start at: from £700 per week
House Rates start at: £350 3-night stays (Nov-Apr)



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