House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Just what you want from a holiday home! A touch of class with a homely feel, sea views and cozy rooms, traditional and contemporary in one friendly house, everything you need for a perfect holiday - and some! Perfect for couples, perfect for families and perfect for groups of friends. 2 mins from The Bothy a fantastic coffee shop (Edit: We took over The Bothy in October 2012 and it is now even better! Open for Pizza eat-in or take-away on a Friday and Saturday night (may extend in Summer), licenced to sell alcohol, seafood nights and musical session afternoons) , 2 minutes from the harbour where you can buy prawns or lobster, 5 mins max from 7 miles of sandy beach between Burghead & Findhorn.
The Burghead Clavie (ancient Fire Festival) is burnt on the Doorie Hill - which overlooks and bounds the private walled garden. The Ancient Burghead Well is 1 min away , the Visitor Centre / Lookout is 2 mins away and the house is built on the ramparts of the Pictish Fort. (Burghead was the Pictish capital of Europe back in the day!)
Five of the windows have views over the Moray Firth and Burghead Bay - perfect for dolphin spotting!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 30 km, Nearest railway: Forres 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 11|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Ground Floor - Stone floor throughout with underfloor heating. Door to garden. Bathroom (Double Jaccuzzi Bath, Tile TV, Wet Floor / Rainshower), Utility area (sink, SMEG Retro W/M, dog bed) One Double and one Twin Bedroom.
Middle Floor - Oak floors throughout with underfloor heating. Family Kitchen with door to decking. HUGE Rangemaster Cooker, SMEG Retro Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Traditional Dresser & Large Oak Dining Table. Bathroom with Sauna & Roll Top Bath. Living Room with wood panelling, Ornate cornice, Stone Fireplace and Real Woodburner.
Top Floor - One Double Bedroom and a Huge Snug/Loft with Double Day Bed and Sofa Bed. Painted floorboards, Large TV, Fantastic Sea Views - an excellent room to use as a bedroom or just for lounging about.
|Further details outdoors|
Large timber deck overlooking private walled garden. Summer House, BBQ & Paved and Grassed areas.
The Moray Firth - part of the North Sea - is available for swimming in 365 days per year (should you feel the need). Many hardy souls brave these waters in aid of charity every Boxing Day - feel free to join in ;0)
The rental price for The Millie includes all linen and towels.
The Scottish Highlands region
For a real escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, you can’t beat the Scottish Highlands and its breathtaking mountains, glens and lochs.
Around 30 miles from Inverness - The Capital of the Highlands
In the middle of Whisky Country, Golf Country and along the Moray Firth Coast which is home to the Moray Firth Dolphins and a multitude of other sea life.
For the winter sports enthusiasts - The Lecht & Caringorm are both around 1hr drive from The Millie.