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Cardon House

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 31 reviews

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set in the beautiful woodlands of Balnafoich in Strathnairn, a perfect highland setting to see wildlife. Strathnairn (Gaelic: Srath Narann) lies 8 miles South West of Inverness and borders the Monadhliath Mountains. The Strath's borders reach to the north where Clava cairn and the Culloden Battlefield (Battle of Culloden) lie, following the River Nairn south through Daviot, Farr, Brin, Croachy, and finally ending near Dunmaglass. Quite and peaceful location suitable for cycling, fishing walking, near to deerstalking shooting and fisheries. Nearby woodland walks with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and glen.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Nairn
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dalcross Inverness, Nearest railway: Inverness
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 10
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

Our king size master suite consists of large king size bed and 2 armchairs tv and dressing area with dividing wall and archway leading to separate sleeping area incorporating 2 single beds suitable for older children sharing with their parents. The ensuite facilities in this room consist of large double walk in wet room and large bath and double sinks with wc. Balcony terrace on first floor is perfect for catching the early morning sun.Our other family suite consists of 2 double beds and sofa. Most rooms have large walk in wardrobes. The dining room seats 14 comfortably. The woodburning stove in the lounge makes this room a cosy haven for relaxing, reading

Further details outdoors

Double garage large planted newly established garden and lawns. Private driveway with feature burn running through.

The Scottish Highlands region

The Scottish Highlands contains some of Europe's most extensive wilderness areas, some of which have been proclaimed as National Parks:

The Cairngorms National Park - Scotland's largest National Park

The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - Scotland's first National Park

Loch Lomond

Dunrobin Castle - Gorgeous castle with fantastic exterior, gardens and falconry demonstrations from 11am and 2pm every day. About an hour and a half north of Inverness. Adults £8.00, children £5.00 OAP's and students £7.00 for castle and gardens. It should be noted that there are no falconry demonstrations on Sundays.

Applecross - See the views from Scotland's highest mountain road on the way to Applecross at about 2000ft! Isolated peninsula known for its rugged beauty. Seal trips with Calum's at Plockton guarantees seals on your excursion or your money back. Not far from Kyle of Lochalsh area.

Inverewe Gardens - Lovely National Trust For Scotland garden, an hour north of Kyle of Lochalsh.


Other local attractions include Landmark Adventure Park (35min), Highland Wildlife Park (55min), Jacobite Cruises (17min), Inverness Dolphin Cruises (13min), Dolphin Trips Avoch (17min) and Cairngorm Reindeer, sleddog & mountain Funicular railway (55min).

Restaurants & Bars in Inverness and the Highlands

• Mustard Seed

• The Kitchen

• The Riverhouse

• Oakwood Restaurant

• Blackfriars Pub

• Rocpool Restaurant

• River Cafe & Restaurant

• Girvans

• Riva

• Corner Grill

• Cafe 1

• Nico's Bistro

• Abstract

• Johnny Foxes

• The Den

• The Steak Academy

• Hootananny

• Castle Tavern

• Gellions

Entertainment in Inverness and the Highlands

Aviemore ski resort 20 mins

• What's On Inverness

• Eden Court Theatre

• Florians Theatre

• Vue Cinema

• Ironworks Live Music

• Scottish Showtime

• RockNess Music Festival

• Belladrum Music Festival

• Inverness Highland Games

• Inverness Festivals

• Inverness Aquadome

Shopping in Inverness and the Highlands

• Inverness Victorian Market

• James Pringle Weavers

• Castle Gallery

• Highland House of Fraser

• Hector Russell

• Jennifer Welch Gallery

• J Graham & Co

• Eastgate Centre

• Duncan Chisholm and Sons

• Riverside Gallery

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Review 1-10 of 31

1 Dec 2014


"An absolute haven"

Thoroughly enjoyed a family weekend away in this beautiful house which is set in a peaceful location. The house itself is very spacious, very well equipped, bedrooms all very comfortable. Honestly cou… More

8 Oct 2014


"Great accommodation for the whole family."

We had a great family weekend. The house had lots of space for us all to enjoy. Quiet rural location. Owners very nice and helpful. No hesitation recommending this to anyone.… More

6 Oct 2014


"Just amazing!"

I would like to say how amazing my time in Cardon House was, with my group of girls for my 40th.It was just what we wanted,which was to have a girly weekend away with no stress, lots of food and drink… More

9 Sep 2014


"Excellent Stay"

Stayed at Cardon House the weekend of 6th September and could not fault it in any way. House and location are fantastic, with extras that you would not expect from a self-catering property. We staye… More

4 Sep 2014


"Great venue for a family celebration"

The house was great for us with a bathroom for each bedroom and seating in each one so people could have space if they wanted. A peaceful setting with a resident red squirrel! Could do with a sign at … More

1 Sep 2014


"Fantastic stay in a beautifully furnished house."

8 of us spent a weekend in Cardon House recently and had a brilliant time. The house is nice and secluded despite being only a 10 minute drive from Inverness.The bedrooms are spacious and beautifully … More

28 Aug 2014


"fantastic area"

stayed here from fri to mon for a wedding and could not fault this place.area was gorgeous,house was perfect we wished we could of stayed longer.the owner is a lovely lady.… More

28 Aug 2014


"Lovely Property in Great Location. Everything you need to make your stay enjoyable."

Property was great. All the rooms had en-suite bathrooms which was a big bonus.Difficult to find any faults and the owner was extremely helpful. The location was excellent being just a few miles from … More

24 Aug 2014


"Can't really say "home from home" - this house is SO much better!!"

Stayed here with colleagues for a 'Team Meeting'. Ideally situated being just off the A9 and only a short drive from Inverness with it's rail connections.But the best thing was the hous… More

21 Aug 2014


"So amazing! Beautiful beautiful beautiful!"

This house is so beautiful and had everything we needed. Highly recommended. We stayed there for the weekend for one of my friends birthdays and I have to say the entire weekend was superb. The house … More

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