Rowan Tree House ref: UK31148

Brora, Northern Highlands

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Stairgate 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Waterside Breaks 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

Rowan Tree House is set on a quiet road just minutes from the centre of the beautiful village of Brora. The spacious, well presented living space consists of a living room, with delightful open fire, ideal for those cool evenings, a separate dining room, perfect for sitting down to a hearty meal with the family, booked in the adjacent kitchen. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed and the second with twin beds, excellent for families and couples alike to have a good nights sleep. Wake up revived and refreshed with a family bathroom benefiting from a shower over bath. This semi-detached property, has enclosed front and rear gardens laid mainly to lawn, great for the kids and pets to play.

Brora is a perfect base to explore this area of stunning Highland coastline. Keep a pair of binoculars and your camera at the ready as there is plenty of wildlife to see including grey seals, deer and dolphins. Walkers will enjoy the miles of golden sandy beaches, perfect for your children and four-legged friends to play in the fresh sea air. The quiet country lanes are perfect for cyclists, and whilst situated on the famous North Coast 500 tourist route and John o’Groats is a little over 80 minutes away. Golfers can enjoy the James Braid course at Brora Golf Club, or try your luck fishing for salmon in the many rivers within the region. Malt Whisky trailers can stop off at the Clynelish Distillery, 1 mile, or a visit to Dunrobin Castle, 5 miles, home to the Earl of Sutherland and has beautiful views overlooking Dornoch Firth. The village of Brora has all the essentials you need for during your stay, independent shops showcasing local arts and crafts, numerous coffee shops, restaurants and bakeries, and local friendly bars to enjoy good conversation over a drink or two. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With open fire, 28" Freeview Smart TV with Now TV and bluetooth speaker.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate.

Miscellaneous

Enlosed lawned front garden. Enclosed lawned rear garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Brora
  • Shops
    0.2 miles
  • Distance
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Brora
  • Pub
    0.2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    0.2 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles

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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