Bothy at Balblair Cottages
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Bothy is situated on a small working farm in the Highlands of Scotland. It's rural but situated close enough to Inverness and Nairn to enjoy townlife too. After a days' exploring return to the Bothy to relax and unwind.
The Bothy is one of three cottages in a converted farm steading on small working farm in the Highlands. It provides comfortable accommodation and an ideal location to tour the Highlands - Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorm Mountains, Dolphin Spotting, superb golf, Inverness (10 miles) and Nairn (6 miles). Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George nearby.
Views of Moray Firth from farm. The Bothy is one of 3 cottages in a u-shape. We are 3 star Quality Assured by VisitScotland.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness, Nearest railway: Inverness/Nairn|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
Small south facing patio area with patio furniture. Parking is in front of the cottage. BBQ available on request.
Electricity and logs for the woodburning stove included in the price.
£100 non-refundable deposit required to secure booking and balance due 6 weeks prior to stay.
Owners live in farm house next to the cottages so are on-hand to help with any queries.
The Bothy is one of three cottages in a u-shaped traditional stone farm conversion.
The Scottish Highlands region
Balblair Cottages is ideally situated for exploring the Highlands and Moray. Local attractions include Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George.
Dolphin spot on the Black Isle, enjoy the seaside town of Nairn, taste some whisky at the Speyside distilleries, explore the Cairngorms and look for Nessie at Loch Ness. Many of our guests take a day trip to Skye, John o'Groats and Orkney.
Culloden Battlefield (National Trust of Scotland)
Fort George (Historic Scotland)
Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park
What's on in Inverness see www.invernessfestivals.com, www.eden-court.com, www.ironworksvenue.com
Inverness Highland Games
Nairn Highland Games
Availability Your dates are available
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2 Jul 2014
"5 Star holiday accommodation - YOU NEED TO BOOK NOW"
I booked this Bothy on the recommendation of Trip Advisor and both my husband and I were blown away with the excellent standard of the accommodation. The Bothy is small, quirky and cute – if fact w… More
Thank you for your fantastic review! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed the Bothy cottage and the facilities provided. The cottage is an ideal base for touring the Highlands and we are pleased that it felt like home when you returned every night. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We hope to welcome you in the future. Kind regards, Barbara
27 May 2014
"Excellent Holiday Home!"
Myself and 7 other friends stayed in the Bothy and Barn cottages at Balblair for 4 nights in May 2014. Directions were perfect, easy to find the cottages! The cottages were clean and easily accessed w… More
8 May 2014
"Superbly comfortable tranquility"
Highly recommended. Very comfortable, well equipped and quiet. Handy location and only a few minutes from the airport..
Do have in mind that access to the bedroom is via a spiral staircase. We did not find this a problem.
It feels great to be highly recommended! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Bothy cottage and the location of Balblair Cottages. Thank you for your review and for booking with us. Kind regards, Barbara
7 Nov 2013
There was a warm and friendly welcome from the Strachan family. The accommodation was over and above our expectations. The property is spotless, comfortable and suited our needs.
There is an enclosed outside area which was great for our dog
Great location short commutes to all local attractions
We will definitely be returning to Balblair Cottages in the near future.
16 Sep 2013
We arrived at around 4pm on the Saturday to be met by home made cookies on the table, Barbara soon popped over and explained how a few things worked.The cottage its self was cosy with all you could ne… More
28 Aug 2013
Maison très confortable et accueil très chaleureux.La maison est très bien située, nous y sommes resté 1 semaine et avons visité le Loch Ness, l'île Noire, Inverness, la route du Whisky, .… More
27 Jul 2013
"A long overdue return visit."
Ours was a return visit, this time without our family and after a gap of 14 years.The standard and quality was just as good and Barbara and family were just as welcoming. The weather was at it's … More
11 Jun 2013
The Bothy was an absolute gem of a fine in beautiful rural scottish countryside. The cottage is absolutely adorable with everything you could need, beautiful walks on your door step and a whole host … More
2 Jun 2013
"The perfect place"
What a wonderful find! The bothy and its surroundings are beautiful. The cottage has everything you need and is wonderfully clean. Barbara the owner is very helpful and friendly, and is at hand if you… More
29 May 2013
"Fantastic Cottage in a Fantastic Location!"
We stayed on the Bothy in February for a long weekend and had a fantastic holiday. Barbara and her family were very welcoming. The bothy is in a perfect location to explore and close to shops if you w… More
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