The Cottage at Broomhill

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What a superbly placed holiday cottage for anyone wishing to explore the area round Inverness, the Moray Coast or the north-west coast of Scotland! The Cottage at Broomhill is just a 5 minute drive from the A9 at the Tore roundabout, where roads spin you off to Ullapool, the hills of Torridon, and Skye, John O'Groats, Glen Affric and of course Loch Ness.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/5 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

Despite its accessible location, this 180-year-old traditional whitewashed cottage is peacefully situated, approached along a short wooded track off a narrow, quiet country lane. It stands in an acre of its own partly wooded grounds with a small stream, partially enclosed with lawn (with furniture), mixed cottage garden borders and kitchen garden with herbs. Woodland to the north and west gives shelter and there are open views to the south over rolling countryside.

It has an attractive sun lounge from which, in less clement weather, you can sit and watch red kites, buzzards and many other garden and woodland birds, plus the visiting roe deer and the occasional red squirrel or pine marten. There is also plenty of parking at the house and on the driveway.

The house has been a much-loved home for the owner and the interior is family-friendly and full of charm and character. It is brightly and comfortably furnished, with varnished wooden floors on the ground floor. The cosy sitting room has a piano, books to read and swap and a wood-burning stove to supplement the oil central heating, as well as a TV, DVD and video player. The spacious, light-filled dining-kitchen, with its high sloping pine ceiling, tiled floor and patio doors opening onto the view towards to the distant Monadliath hills, was added by the owner 15 years ago and is welcoming, well-equipped and practical.

There is a double bedroom and bathroom downstairs, while upstairs are a twin bedroom (can be pushed together Continental-style), a WC and a third bedroom/office which is best suited to a child, being furnished with a single bed and benefiting from a selection of toys .

Map & Local

Inverness, as the 'capital' of the Highlands with its leisure facilities, shops, restaurants, theatre and cinemas, is less than 10 minutes drive away and in winter there is the possibility of skiing at Aviemore just 45 minutes away.

The National Cycle Route No 1 runs past the end of the road and not far away are the Black Isle Brewery, which produces organic beers and lagers and Ryefield Farm shop where you can buy locally produced vegetables and soft fruit in season.

Apart from the opportunities of exploring much of the best of the Scottish Highlands, the immediate area also has lots to offer. Here, you are on the Black Isle, the wonderful peninsula which juts out between the Moray and Cromarty Firths, with the picturesque village of Cromarty at its tip and the attractive coastal villages of Fortrose with its ruined abbey, Avoch (pronounced 'Och') with former fishing harbour and Rosemarkie with its sandy beach, beach cafe and children's playground. All these places offer shops and great eating places.

There is a rather fiendish sea-fringed links golf course at Fortrose and others at Alness, Strathpeffer and of course Castle Stuart, where the Scottish Open in currently being held each year in July. For outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers there is bird watching at Munlochy and Udale bay, dolphin watching at Chanonry Point, sheltered woodland walks, cycling in the forest and on quiet country roads and, for the more adventurous, mountain bike trails at Learnie.

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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood burning stove, TV/DVD, CD player and piano.
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave and small deep-freeze, etc.
Double bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, wash basin and washing machine.

Upstairs

Twin bedroom (can be pushed together).
WC and wash basin.
Bedroom/Office with single bed.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Highchair
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Stair Gate
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Cot
£10.00
Pet
£15.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (first £15 INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (up to 2.5 GB per week). 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.

Availability

Availability

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

Booked Available
2016
Price

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 10% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 24 Sep 16 From 24/09/2016 to 30/09/2016
  • Save 15% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016
  • Save £50 - 6 night break! (CA7) From 01/10/2016 to 06/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 5
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £450.00 £475.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £550.00 £575.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £395.00 £425.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £595.00 £625.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £595.00 £625.00
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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.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
16-Sep-2016

We thought the cottage was wonderful and we had such a restful time there. Would definitely recommend it.

Excellent
30-Aug-2016

This cottage is lovely and is in a very nice rural location. The cottage itself is very comfortable and has all that you...

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Excellent
15-Jul-2016

We asked already for the cottage for next year!

Excellent
18-Nov-2015

Lovely cottage not far from Inverness. Plenty to see and do.

Excellent
04-Sep-2015

probably the best cottage we have ever stayed in

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