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Swordale House

Evanton, Ross-shire

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Swordale House is an impressive country house oozing with character and opulence. Reached by a minor road just over 2 miles away from the popular Ross-shire village of Evanton with its usual day-to-day village facilities, its location is rural without being too wild or remote.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 8/14 Bedrooms: 7
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 4
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

Set within extensive grounds, the extremely attractive mature gardens are a mixture of wooded areas, shrubberies and a patio close to the house. A walled and gravelled area provides a sheltered parking spot near the house. Regarding the interior, quite simply put, there is a room for all purposes, from the dining and drawing room to the snug and the snooker room!

On the ground floor there is a substantial main hall off which is the sitting room with a small office and a snug with open fire leading onto an impressive snooker room. From the kitchen there is an additional TV room and utility area with a secondary hallway leading to the drawing room and fabulous dining room and a passageway to a WC and the conservatory.

Upstairs on the first floor is a king size bedroom with en suite bathroom and two further double-bedded rooms, a twin room, a family bathroom and an additional shower room with WC. Continuing up to the second floor, there is a double bedroom and twin room.

Map & Local

Set in a beautiful country location, Swordale provides the ideal base for exploring the breathtaking Scottish Highlands, being within easy travelling distance of the west coast and the islands.

The market town of Dingwall is within 10 miles and the highland capital city Inverness (20 miles) offers all the facilities you would expect from a major tourist centre.

Closer to home, Evanton itself has several tourist attractions, including the Fyrish monument, the Black Rock Gorge and the ruined church of Kiltearn lying near the river Sgitheach as it flows into the Cromarty Firth. In an area well known for its scenic beauty, there are many outdoor leisure pursuits to be enjoyed including hill walking, mountain biking, horse riding. You can even take a boat trip out in the Cromarty Firth to see the dolphins and seals up close.

There are some fine beaches along the Cromarty coast, while to the north, nearby Alness has a very attractive golf course. If golf is your passion, you will certainly want to visit the lovely wee town of Dornoch, with its championship links course and miles of stunning sands. On the way, you’ll also pass the Glenmorangie distillery, where you can take a tasting tour.

A short distance further up the A9 is romantic Dunrobin Castle and mountain bikers will enjoy the Highland Wildcat Trails at Golspie.

Local Events and Attractions


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.




Sitting room with TV/DVD and electric fire
Drawing room with open fire
Dining room
Snug with open fire and piano
Snooker room with iPod dock
TV room with TV
Kitchen with Rangemaster electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

First Floor

Double bedroom (super king) with en suite bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Double bedroom (king-size)
Double bedroom (king-size)
Shower room with WC and wash basin
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor

Double bedroom (converts to twin)
Twin bedroom.

First Floor (separate wing)

Double bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by Bio-mass central heating boiler (INCLUDED), open fire, electric fire and electric flame effect stove. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 small, well behaved pets are welcome at an additional charge. No smoking.

Please note - For Swordale House, the tariff for 8 persons is based on the first floor accommodation only being made available. The tariff for 12 persons includes the second floor and 14 the additional wing.



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

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 (£100)
  • Save 15% Christmas 2018 From 20/12/2018 to 26/12/2018
  • Save 15% New Year 2018 From 29/12/2018 to 04/01/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 8 Sleeps 12 Sleeps 14
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 £895.00 £995.00 £1,150.00
20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £1,795.00 £1,795.00 £1,795.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £1,795.00 £1,795.00 £1,795.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 £895.00 £1,095.00 £1,195.00
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 £995.00 £1,195.00 £1,295.00
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 £1,295.00 £1,495.00 £1,595.00
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 £995.00 £1,195.00 £1,295.00
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 £1,295.00 £1,495.00 £1,595.00
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 £1,795.00 £1,795.00 £1,795.00
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £1,295.00 £1,495.00 £1,595.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £1,795.00 £1,795.00 £1,795.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £1,295.00 £1,495.00 £1,595.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £995.00 £1,195.00 £1,295.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £1,295.00 £1,495.00 £1,595.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £895.00 £1,095.00 £1,195.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £1,795.00 £1,795.00 £1,795.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA POA POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA POA 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.

For Swordale House, the tariff for 8 persons is based on the first floor accommodation only being made available. The tariff for 12 persons includes the second floor and 14 the additional wing.


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