Ard Garraidh ref: CC511167

Ardersier, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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6
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 

Description

Enjoying a peaceful country setting with panoramic views across the open countryside to the hills and forest, this semi detached modern house makes a perfect base for exploring the many delights of this beautiful part of the Highlands. Ard Garraidh has been equipped and furnished to a good standard to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible. Only one mile from the pretty village of Ardersier with its lovely beach, two miles from Inverness airport and just a 15 minute drive from the Highland Capital City of Inverness and five minutes drive from the seaside town of Nairn. Lovely walks, mountain bike trails, dolphin and seal spotting boat trips, watersports and fishing are just some of the many activities available in the area. Castles, historical sites including Fort George, Cawdor Castle and Culloden Battlefield and the Malt Whisky Trail all on the doorstep – so much to see and do for all ages. For the less energetic, sit back, relax and watch the ever changing scenery unfold from the warmth and the comfort of the lounge by the woodburning stove.Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living Room: With wood burning stove, Free view TV, DVD and radio/CD with sofa bed (for + 2)
Dining Area: With French doors opening out on the garden.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Utility Room: With washing machine and storage cupboard space.
Cloakroom: With toilet

First floor

Bedroom 1: With zip and link double bed (can be twin beds on requst).
Bedroom 2: With bunk beds - double size lower bunk and single size upper bunk
Bathroom: With shower over  bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of fuel for stove provided. Travel Cot and high chair available. Wi-fi available

Miscellaneous

Large garden surrounded by open farmland enjoying uninterrupted views. Off road parking for 4 cars.
  • Nearest town
    Ardersier
  • Shops
    1 Mile
  • Distance
    1 Mile
  • Restaurant
    1 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Nairn
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    5 Miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The charming seaside village of Ardersier is just 1 mile or 10 minutes walk away. Situated on the shores of the Moray Firth this attractive traditional village has a lovely sandy beach as well as an excellent selection of small shops, cafes, pub and restaurant. The Moray Firth coast is famous for its bottle  nosed Dolphins which are regularly spotted close to shore.There is also a resident colony of seals which can be seen along the shore line. Boat trips are also available in the area to see the sea life close to hand. The charming seaside town of Nairn, with its award winning blue flag sandy beach is just 6 miles away. Here there is also an excellent selection of restaurants, bars and small shops, together with a fascinating area known as "Fisher Town" built during the days when Nairn was a thriving fishing village. The area is renowned for its wealth of sporting activities and places of interest. There are two championship golf courses in close proximity and numerous other courses within east reach. Horse riding, cycling, sailing, wind surfing, canoeing and fishing are all enjoyed locally. There are also numerous historic sites and places of interest close by. Cawdor Castle is well worth a visit, with its association with "MacBeth", and the garden grounds are simply stunning. Culloden battlefield, historic Fort George and the Whisky and Castle Trails are all popular with visitors. Ard Garraidh is easily accessible for exploring the whole of the Highland region and is well served for transport, with Inverness airport and Nairn railway station both just a short drive away.

Things to do nearby

Bogbain Adventure Heritage Farm

Activities for all ages including quad biking, in and outdoor facilities, clay pigeon shooting, archery, ceramic art studios and an award winning highland market. Tel: 01463 772800

Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park
Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park

Great if you love animals, birds and the countryside. Here you can feed the ducks, geese and swans around the ponds or visit the friendly goats, pigs and rare sheep. Tel: 01463 731656

Boats N Paddles

Safe and memorable outdoor experiences including hill walking, canoeing, abseiling, climbing, sea kayaking, mountain biking and gorge walking. Tel: 0333 600 6008

Floral Hall and Gardens

An award winning subtropical indoor oasis landscaped with a superb array of exotic plants and cacti. Under 18's go free. Tel: 01463 713553

Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

Explore the nature reserve just one mile from Inverness! Take a walk, watch the herons fishing, birdlife on the mudflats and even Roe Deers or the Moray Firth Dolphins!? Tel: 07795 253 727

Highlands and Rare Breeds Croft
Highlands and Rare Breeds Croft

Here you will find Highland Cattle, ponies, red deer, rare breed sheep, poultry, ducks and rabbits, You will also see a variety of wild birds that visit the pond and a variety of wild flowers. Tel: 01320 366433

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre

The site of the last pitched battle on British soil is now home to a visitor centre with interactive exhibition, portable battlefield guides and genuine accounts from characters involved in the events of 1746. Tel: 0844 493 2159

Glen Ord Distillery Visitors Centre and Whisky Shop

Take a tour around the closest distillery to Inverness and have a dram of the Classic Highland Malt. There is also an excellent selection of single malt whiskies from all over Scotland. Tel: 01463 872004

Nessieland Castle Monster Centre

Exhibition and superb documentary available about the Loch Ness Monster including eye witness accounts! Tel: 01456 450342

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