Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Open Views offers a high standard of comfortable accommodation, set in beautiful surroundings within large mature private grounds. The uninterrupted views across the rolling hills and countryside are quite spectacular. The accommodation is spread over two levels within the stone built detached Victorian villa. An extensive refurbishment of all the rooms has just been completed to ensure that guests can enjoy the use of all the modern facilities in a comfortable environment. However many of the original feature have been retained, including the open fireplaces, cornices and staircase. The accommodation provides modern convenient living without compromising any of the charm and character that this period property offers.
The lower level has a fully fitted modern kitchen with new white goods, appliances and a drinks chiller.The dining area overlooks the garden and woodland area. The new modern bathroom is tiled to ceiling height and equipped with a power shower. The large high ceiling living room has an open fire and windows to the side and front, overlooking the hills. The large dining room has a traditional style dining table with 6 .The front porch can also serve as a quiet spot to relax.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, two with double beds and the other with two single beds. The master bedroom has a contemporary en suite. There is also a WC on the upper landing located conveniently between two of the bedrooms.
Ideal for: Larger families, groups and families with children.
Some things to do: Cycling, walking, hiking, horse riding/treks and cruises.
Nearby places: Inverness city centre, Culloden Battlefield and visitor centre, Culloden Viaduct, Inverness Airport, Nairn, Fort George, Cawdor Castle, Loch Ness.
Set in a quiet location, you are just a short drive from Inverness city centre; within five minutes are two of the largest retail parks in Inverness, offering a wide range of shopping, dining and leisure facilities. If you prefer to sample local cuisine in a traditional setting then you may wish to visit a popular bar and restaurant that is within walking distance. En route you can enjoy one of the many scenic walks and see the Culloden Viaduct. This impressive structure has 28 arches and is the largest structure of its kind in Scotland.
Note: The open fire is available for use during the winter from November to February.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Inverness is an ideal base from where you can easily explore the surrounding area. Known as “The Capital of the Highlands”, Inverness is surrounded by outstanding scenery. The River Ness flows through the city and into the Moray Firth, the hills provide a wonderful backdrop that completes the city's distinctive look.
Throughout the year and in particular during the summer months, the city hosts many festivals and there is always something to do, see and explore.
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7 Oct 2014
"Lovely home in a great Location!"
The only fault i could come up with for this guest home is that there was no washing powder for the washing machine. And on that note, I really appreciated a washer and dryer neither of which one nee… More
Thank you very much for the kind comments and all the positive things that you have mentioned. Very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in Inverness. There was some powder in the cupboard above the fridge freezer-sorry must have forgotten to mention this. Thanks again for the high rating and all the best.
30 Sep 2014
"Well equipped in close proximity to some beautiful areas of Scotland."
A group of 5 enjoyed the spacious accommodation at Open Views. Bob was the perfect host offering a review of area sights and services. The pleasant Victorian home was well equipped with modern applian… More
Thanks Joe for the very positive remarks and nice compliment. Really glad that you enjoyed your stay and managed to explore the area. I am sure your review will be helpful to others, particularly those from abroad. I agree that the photos do not fully reflect the spacious accommodation-will definitely do something about this.
Thanks again and regards from us in Scotland, Bob.
29 Jun 2014
"home from home with added attractions."
open views was lovely it was everything we expected & more .The location was perfect with views to most rooms .The rooms were all tastfully decorated & large .There was a good selection of food outlet… More
Thanks for the comprehensive and very positive review. It was really nice to meet all the family and thanks for looking after the property so well. Very encouraging to read that it was "home from home" and that you found the location convenient and enjoyed the super views form the house.
Best regards, Bob.
28 Jun 2014
"Pleasant location. Very nice helpful hosts"
We appreciate that hosts have been waiting for us to arrive very late in the evening.We Received a very warm wecome in a nicely kept and very clean house.Bob gave us very good advice on what to do wh… More
Thanks very much for the kind comments, pleased that we were able to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Great meeting all of you-all the best. Bob
21 Jun 2014
"Very spacious and we'll located."
Close to the airport and Inverness which was very useful for us. Beautiful countryside just around the corner. Car required but plenty of space to park… More
Thanks for the review, pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and found the location pleasant and convenient.
14 May 2014
"Great accommodation fantastic hosts, spacious"
Lovely 3 bedroom house in the country side, everything was spot on, tithe hosts could not have been more helpful .… More
Thanks for taking the time to write the review. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Open Views. Thanks for looking after the property and leaving everything in perfect condition.
All the best, Bob.
22 Oct 2013
"Great place to stay"
We had a great stay at Open Views when we were visiting the area for a family wedding. The owners were very friendly and helpful and the property was clean and tidy. The attention to detail really add… More
Delighted to know that you really enjoyed your time at Open Views, thanks for the positive feedback and taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure meeting you and all the family.
Best Regards, Bob.
16 Sep 2013
"Smashing holiday home!"
We had a lovely family holiday at Open Views when visiting the area for a wedding. It is a very spacious house which is spotlessly clean and very well presented. The area is lovely and only 10 mins by… More
Thanks for very positive feedback, we are delighted that you and your family really enjoyed your stay at Open Views. It was good to meet all of you and we would love to see you back any time.
All the best, Bob
2 Sep 2013
"Spacious house in great location"
The house was a great base for us and we had a fantastic time there. It was nice to meet Bob and his family who showed us round on arrival and gave us some great ideas for things to do. The house is c… More
Thanks for taking the time to review your holiday, it was great to know that you all enjoyed your stay at Open Views and found lots of things to see and do in and around Inverness, especially for the kids. Hope to see you back!
30 Jul 2013
"Great place to stay in Inverness."
Open Views is a wonderful, spacious, and beautifully decorated house with a gorgeous countryside view. We stayed there with our adult children and it was perfect for us. It was very clean and fresh.… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at Open Views and had a wonderful time. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family; we would love to have you back again in the future.
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