Bell Tower ref: UK11109

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Waterside Breaks 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

In a beautiful former church on the banks of the River Ness, this second floor duplex apartment is set in the heart of the Highland capital of Inverness, just a few minutes’ walk from all the amenities of the city centre. Tastefully finished and extremely well equipped, it is perfect as a base for exploring both the city and the Highlands of Scotland.
Loch Ness, the famous Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Cawdor and Brodie Castle are all within easy reach. Visit the Moray Firth and you may even catch a glimpse of the bottlenose dolphins. Why not take a day trip to the stunning west coast where you can visit the romantic Eilean Donan Castle and the magical Isle of Skye, or head north on the North Coast 500 to discover miles of breathtaking scenery? Whisky lovers can enjoy one of the many distilleries on the famous Malt Whisky Trail, sampling some of the finest whiskies in Scotland, or golfers can enjoy a round of golf on some of Scotland’s most spectacular courses including Royal Dornoch and Castle Stuart, whilst the Fairways Course and driving range is nearby. The Cairngorms National Park has an abundance of wildlife and rugged mountains, and during the winter months it also offers opportunities for skiing. For the outdoor enthusiasts, mountain biking, a variety of water sports, fishing, walking and climbing are just some of the other activities enjoyed in this area.
Inverness city is known as the ‘gateway to the northwest Highlands and islands’ and you can enjoy its wealth of historic and cultural attractions, wide variety of shops, lovely riverside restaurants, pubs, cinema and theatre. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

Second floor

Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With 42" Freeview Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Spiral, open-tread stairs to...

Third floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and Velux window.

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Parking permit for 1 car included. No smoking. Please note: No children under 5 years old.
  • Nearest town
    Inverness
  • Shops
    0.2 miles
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    0.2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Inverness
  • Pub
    0.2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    0.45 miles
  • Lake

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

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

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

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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