Near Ardersier, by InvernessGuest Rating
This delightful 'picture book' detached cottage is situated in a tiny hamlet near Dalcross, some 5 miles east of Inverness.
|Sleeps: 2||Bedrooms: 1|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (1)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 2|
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!
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!
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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
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
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Sets of towels
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 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% - February Half Term From 16/02/2019 to 22/02/2019
- Save 10% - Valentine's Week From 09/02/2019 to 15/02/2019
- Save 10% w/c 19 Jan 19 From 19/01/2019 to 24/01/2019
- Save 10% w/c 26 Jan 19 From 26/01/2019 to 31/01/2019
- Save 5% w/c 02 Feb 19 From 02/02/2019 to 08/02/2019
- Easter Break 2019 From 06/04/2019 to 11/04/2019
- Easter Break 2019 From 13/04/2019 to 19/04/2019
- May Half Term 2019 From 25/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 2|
|06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019||POA|
|09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019||POA|
|06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019||POA|
|27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019||POA|
|11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019||POA|
|25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019||POA|
|01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019||POA|
|29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019||POA|
|31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019||POA|
|21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019||POA|
|12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019||POA|
|02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019||POA|
|20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||POA|
|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||POA|
|06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||POA|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||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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