Kinnettas Cottage ref: CC511420

Strathpeffer, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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bedrooms
2
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Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 

Description

Nestling at the base of a wooded hillside, this traditional end-terraced holiday cottage enjoys a quiet setting within a few minutes’ walk of the village square. Furnished and equipped to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible, it makes a super base for exploring this lovely part of the Northern Highlands. The picturesque Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer offers pubs, shops and restaurants combined with some unique attractions, such as The Pump Room where you can sample the waters, the Highland Museum of Childhood and the Pictish Eagle Stone. Amongst the many activities available are golf, with the Strathpeffer Golf Club just a few minutes walk, mountain biking, fishing, walking and hill climbing to name but a few. Further afield you can visit Inverness, Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield and Fort George, just a small selection of many visitor attractions.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on the ground floor, has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With Freeview TV and CD/radio.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi. Travel cot and highchair available.

Miscellaneous

Large rear lawned garden with patio, BBQ and garden furniture. Small garden area to front. Parking for one car, additional roadside parking available.
Please note: There is an unfenced drop located in the rear garden, extra care should be taken.
  • Nearest town
    Strathpeffer
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Dingwall
  • Pub
    300 yards
  • Railway station distance
    6 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles (beach)

About the local area

Inverness, Capital of the Highlands lies at the north end of the Great Glen, where the River Ness flows into the Moray Firth. With its suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, it is a pretty place which is well-known for its floral displays.

The River Ness provides a key focus within the city, and attractions like the castle, Inverness Cathedral and the Eden Court Theatre can all be found on its banks; together with some of the city's many shops and restaurants.

Follow the River Ness for long enough and you will end up by the shores of the best known loch in Scotland - Loch Ness. Thanks to its famous resident - Nessie, the friendly Loch Ness monster it has become one of the most popular areas for tourists to visit. Explore the visitors centre by the shore and learn the history of this legend. You might even spot this illusive creature for yourself as you stroll the area.

To the East of Inverness is Nairn, rated second in a list of top desirable destinations for 2010! But its not surprising because with its long, sandy, Blue Flag beaches and promenades it competes with some of the popular tourist beaches in the south of England. Its unique micro-climate also helps to ensure that it has more hours of sunshine and less rainfall than towns just 15 miles away.

Off shore The Moray Firth is home to one of only two colonies of dolphins in the UK and they are often spotted from viewpoints along Nairn's shore. The seafront also hosts an active harbour, with boat owners offering trips to see the resident bottle-nose dolphins or simply to view Nairn from a different angle.

Areas of outstanding natural beauty such as Culbin Forest and Culbin Sands Nature Reserve can be observed inland. Enjoy spotting many species of flora and fauna, as well as birds and migratory flocks. And for those who enjoy the invigorating sea air, there are magnificent views across the Moray Firth.

Things to do nearby

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

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

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

Nessieland Castle Monster Centre

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

Loch Ness by Jacobite

Sail to the heart of the mystery and learn the fascinating story of Loch Ness on one of the cruise or tours which range from one hour to full day excursions. Tel: 01463 233999

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

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

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

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

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Thursday 23 November 2017 7 nights £ 297.00
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Friday 24 November 2017 7 nights £ 297.00
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Saturday 25 November 2017 7 nights £ 297.00
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Sunday 26 November 2017 7 nights £ 297.00
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