The cottage is situated near Stromness and enjoys magnificent views over Scapa Flow and the Hoy Hills. It is part of the Hall of Clestrain Farm on which stands the listed Hall of Clestrain house, the birthplace of famous Arctic Explorer John Rae.

Houton Ferry Terminal is very close by if you wish to explore the beautiful island of Hoy, but please keep in mind to book your crossing as this ferry is very popular in the summer months.