About the home
If you are looking for a holiday in the Scottish Highlands with a touch of luxury then look no further..... The cottage has been renovated to a high standard and has 3 bedrooms and 3 shower rooms, 2 of which are en-suite. It is ideally suited to families of all ages.
The cottage is situated in the rural Easter Ross village of Saltburn, by the shores of the Cromarty Firth. From the front there are splendid open views towards the Black Isle. It's on the shoreline of the Cromarty Firth that a variety of wildlife can often be seen and a walk along the beach will always be interesting.
The cottage is an ideal base to visit the many whisky distilleries and castles in the area. Only a few miles away is the Balnagown estate which has good opportunities to explore the outdoors with dedicated cycling and walking routes. There are good golf courses in the local area which are set in some wonderful scenery.
The Royal Burgh of Tain is 10 minutes drive away. This quaint small town is steeped in local history dating back a thousand years. Here you can walk down the narrow streets and visit some of the old buildings, churches and museums.
Inverness is an easy 30 minutes drive away.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Portmahomack beach, 10km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 en suites and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
The property benefits from a log burning stove. FIrewood is supplied at the property and clear written instructions are given as to how to operate the log burner. Very well quipped property with everything you need to enjoy your holiday so you can relax.
Further details outdoors:
Garden with patio and garden furniture. There is ample parking on the wide pavement right in front off the house. More cars can be parked adjacent to the house.
The Scottish Highlands region
There is a good chip shop close at hand (1.5 miles away), 'Carols' in nearby Invergordon just off the main street, which is recommended. The food shops are open to 10pm every night with the main supermarket 'CO-OP' and 'SPAR' open until 10pm.
They are located in Invergordon which is 1.5 miles drive away. This can be walked but would take about 35 minutes walk each way. Most other shops in Inverdordon shut at around 6pm.
The Invergordon / Saltburn area
The towns of Alness and Invergordon are within a few miles of the cottage have plenty to offer in the way of shops, coffee shops and restaurants. There is plenty lovely scenery to enjoy in the area with Fyrish hill walk 6 miles drive. There are many forest tracks nearby and offer good locations for mountain biking, walking. There is plenty off fishing to be had in the area with the River Averon 5 miles away.
Mountain biking is popular sport in the highlands. There are bike tracks in Fort William and Laggen. Both of these locations are approximately 1.5 hours drive away from the cottage. There is also good mountain biking terrain around the Aviemore and Speyside area (1 hour drive) where there is hire shops and instruction.
There is a good chip shop close at hand (1.5 miles), 'Carols' in nearby Invergordon just off the main street, which is recommended. The food shops are open to 10pm every night with the main supermarket 'CO-OP' and 'SPAR' open until 10pm. They are located in Invergordon which is 1.5 miles drive. This can be walked but would take about 35 minutes walk each way. Most other shops in Invergordon shut at around 6pm.
Alternately Inverness and Dingwall are within 35 minutes drive and have shops and cinemas and a greater selection of restaurants which open late.
How to get there
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The village of Saltburn is located 25 miles north of the city of Inverness (main highland capital). Inverness is 3 or 4 hours drive north of Edinburgh on the main A9 road.
Once you arrive in Inverness follow the A9 road north across the Kessock bridge. Continue on this road for 20miles approximately. Look out for a turn off sign on your left that says 'Invergordon Saltburn'. Turn off to your left 0.5 miles after this sign. You will immediately come to a small roundabout and you turn left at this roundabout and follow the sign for Invergordon. Stay on this road (B817) for 4 miles. You will come to Invergordon where all the oil rigs and ships are on your right hand side. Stay on the B817. The road follows the sea for another 1.5 mile and then you will come to traffic lights. Travel straight ahead and you have arrived in the village of Saltburn. Stay on the B817 road for another 0.5 miles until you reach number 59. There is parking on the pavement right outside the house.
Inverness also has an airport which is located 5 miles east of Inverness on the A96.
Activities near Invergordon
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
09 May 2013
Stayed here with friends for a long weekend and found the cottage ideally situated facing the estuary. The cottage had everything little thing one could want there down to the very littlest thing.... more
11 Apr 2013
Excellent cottage, well placed to explore the Highlands, particularly Inverness and area. Plenty of room, well furnished and great instructions for all appliances etc.
07 Apr 2013
We stayed here for a week in August 2012 and were very impressed. The cottage was really lovely - lots of space (but still cosy) and extremely well equipped. A welcome basket containing tea, coffee,... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|29 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 425||£ 75||-||n/a|
|5 Jan 13||9 Feb 13||£ 350||£ 75||£ 75||2 Nights|
|9 Feb 13||16 Feb 13||£ 300||£ 55||£ 55||3 Nights|
|16 Feb 13||23 Mar 13||£ 350||£ 75||£ 75||2 Nights|
|23 Mar 13||30 Mar 13||£ 400||£ 79||£ 79||3 Nights|
|30 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 450||£ 85||£ 85||4 Nights|
|13 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 400||£ 79||£ 79||3 Nights|
|25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 475||£ 89||£ 89||4 Nights|
|1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Jun 13||7 Sep 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|7 Sep 13||21 Sep 13||£ 450||£ 85||£ 85||3 Nights|
|21 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||£ 400||£ 79||£ 79||3 Nights|
|26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 475||£ 89||£ 89||4 Nights|
|2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 350||£ 75||£ 75||2 Nights|
|21 Dec 13||28 Dec 13||£ 575||-||-||1 Week|
|28 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 525||£ 99||£ 99||4 Nights|
|5 Jan 14||8 Feb 14||£ 375||£ 76||£ 76||2 Nights|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
During the summer season (29th Jun - 7th Sep) and at Christmas we take bookings of 1 week from Saturday to Saturday.
During other periods of the year we can offer flexible bookings of less than a week.
Check in time 3.30pm.
Check out by 11.30am
We ask for a 20% deposit to secure the booking. The balance to be paid 4 weeks before the rental period begins. Payment can be made by Paypal or by electronic bank transfer. The rental price includes electricity and firewood.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price.Book
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