Gador ref: UK30200

Invergorden, Northern Highlands

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

Gador is a semi-detachedproperty located on the high street in Invergorden which has a host of local shops and restaurants all within walking distance. The property comprises of a spacious living room with stairs leading to the first floor. There is a well appointed open plan kitchen/dining room with a breakfast bar and a door leading to an enclosed garden. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, the master having a double bed, there is also a twin bedroom and a singe bedroom all serviced by the family bathroom with a shower over the bath.
Invergordon is a very pretty Highland town, it has an excellent range of facilities, including supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, cafes and takeaways all within a short walk of the cottage. It is ideally located for exploring the whole of the Highlands, with the renowned North Coast 500 route passing close by. There are numerous places of interest within easy reach, the pretty seaboard villages of Portmahomack, Balintore and Shandwick, with their unspoilt sandy beaches are just 15 minutes’ drive away. The nearby peninsula known as the Black Isle, due to its rich dark soil, is a few minutes’ drive away, here there are pretty villages and lovely walks. It is famous for its resident pods of bottle-nosed dolphins which are regularly spotted along the coastline. Golfers are spoilt for choice, with an excellent course just 300 yards away and other well-known links courses at Royal Dornoch, Tain, Golspie and Brora. Fishing, hill and forest walking, kayaking, sailing, and wildlife watching are all local pastimes. It is also easily accessible to Inverness, ’the capital of the Highlands’, just 20 minutes’ away. Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield and Fort George are just a few of the many interesting places to visit. Beach 13 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Living room: With 42" Sky TV (basic package).
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast bar, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over corner bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

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

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with sitting out area and garden furniture. On street parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Invergordon
  • Shops
    Central
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    30 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Invergorden
  • Pub
    30 yards
  • Railway station distance
    200 yards
  • Lake
    5 miles (loch)

About the local area

Discover a wonderful variety of contrasting landscapes that will make a lasting impression, from the remote rock-hewn wilderness of far north west Sutherland to the green rolling coastal lands by the Cromarty Firth. Wherever you travel you're surrounded by some of the most outstanding remote natural beauty in Scotland.

The Highlands is not only blessed with wonderful countryside, there are also miles of dramatic coastline, with quiet pristine sandy beaches, picturesque sea lochs and a scattering of pretty coastal villages close to clear turquoise waters. This is a place to really enjoy `The Great Outdoors', with plenty of activities from mountain climbing and white water rafting to gentle family walks and mountain biking for all abilities.

This part of the British Isles is also a great place to see wildlife; unsurprisingly wildlife flourishes in this great wilderness and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and about on land and sea - take one of the many boat trips on offer for close encounters with seals, whales and dolphins or simply get out into the glens, hills and forests to see eagles, deer and maybe even the elusive pine martin to name but a few.

For a holiday at a more leisurely pace visit the region's many historical sites, ancient castles, stately homes and fascinating museums, learn about the Highlands rich history and culture, its clans and conflicts, the tragedy of the Highland Clearances and its role in the Jacobite risings.

Summer visitors to the Highlands (mostly July and August) may not want to miss the annual Highland Games, which are held across the Highlands and are a unique spectacle of athletic, dancing and piping events which should not be missed!

Things to do nearby

Displays about wildlife, history, geology and the cultural heritage of Assynt. Live pictures of a Herons nest and information on the North West Highlands Geopark. Tel: 01571 844194

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

Loch Ewe Distillery

Loch Ewe is the smallest distillery in Scotland reliving the romance of making Uisge Beatha in a case. Learn how to distill whisky using 18th century methods. Tel: 01445 731242

Dingwall Museum

Highland town museum showing history of Dingwall, outstanding military room, re-constructed kitchen and smiddy. Outdoor area and picnic tables. Free entry! Tel: 01349 865366

Brora Heritage Centre

Visitor centre with hands on guides to the rich heritage, archaeology and artefacts of the beautiful village of Brora. Tel: 01349 886606

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

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

Dating back to 1400 this castle contains a magnificent collection of furniture, silver and family portraits. Informative falconry displays available every Monday and Saturday. Tel: 01408 633177

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

Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve

Over 600 hectares of reserve home to a whole range of internationally important habitats and animal species.

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