Cherry Cottage

Near Ardersier, by Inverness

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This delightful 'picture book' detached cottage is situated in a tiny hamlet near Dalcross, some 5 miles east of Inverness.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed

The cottage has been imaginatively and most beautifully redesigned and refurbished by the owners as a welcoming retreat for two people. Inside, to the front of the cottage is a sunny, south-facing sitting room that has doors out to the garden so you can open them and ‘bring the outside in’. From there a couple of steps lead up to a spacious, elegant dining room that is open plan to the modern, well-equipped kitchen that has a light and airy feel to it.

Also on this level there is a delightful beamed double bedroom and a sleek, modern shower room. It is all very romantic, cosy and sublimely comfortable.

Upstairs is the spacious, luxurious bathroom that has a lovely rolled-top bath that is perfect for relaxing in after a day spent out exploring.

Outside there is a pretty enclosed garden which affords views of the Moray Firth at the foot of the hill. At the bottom of the garden is a charming decked seating area where you can see all the way to up to Caithness!

Map & Local

The immediate surroundings of the cottage have much of interest to offer. 4 miles away, out on the point, is Fort George, one of the garrison defences that was built after the '45 rebellion that has been perfectly preserved.

Here, you look straight across the narrows to Chanonry Point. This stretch of water is arguably the prime site in the country for watching dolphins as they swim past on their way to the inner sound. In the direction of Inverness, in the care of the National Trust, is the site of the Battlefield of Culloden, which remains atmospheric and evocative even on the brightest days. Nearby too is Castle Cawdor, of Macbeth fame.

Inverness is a great city with a real 'buzz'. It offers all sporting facilities, theatres and concert halls, as well as a wide range of shops and excellent restaurants. You don't even need to go into town for most of your needs - there is a big retail park with multi-screen cinema on the right side of town for the cottage.

Further afield, you can explore all the sunny Moray coast with its golden sands and quaint fishing villages, go inland to the Whisky Trail, or west to Loch Ness and the lovely glens Glen Affric or Glen Cannich. Less than 2 hours will have you among the mountains of Torridon, over on the Isle of Skye, or even up at John O' Groats. The road links from this part of the world are really excellent.

Inverness Airport is quite close to the cottage, but on most days is not particularly obtrusive. There is little or no night flying and Heathrow it most certainly isn't!

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.




(Two stairs down) Sitting room with TV/DVD and door to garden
Dining room
Kitchen with washing machine, tumble-drier, dish-washer and fridge-freezer
Double bedroom (king-size)
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin


Bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £15 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric storage heaters. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

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Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Easter 2017 From 08/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
  • Save 15% - May 2017 From 06/05/2017 to 26/05/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £375.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £435.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £495.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £435.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £495.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £435.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £375.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £435.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £295.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £495.00
28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018 £495.00
07 Jan 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 POA
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018 POA
24 Feb 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 POA
03 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 POA
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 POA
14 Apr 2018 - 04 May 2018 POA
05 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 POA
26 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 POA
02 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 POA
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 POA
01 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018 POA
15 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018 POA
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 POA
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 POA
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 POA
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


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