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Bungalow | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Oaklea is centrally situated in the village of Muir of Ord.
The attractive property has been recently fully refurnished, has off street private parking and Wi-fi is available..
The kitchen is fully equipped and has seating at the breakfast table.
The lounge with dining area is tastefully furnished and comfortable.
Bathroom has a full size bath and separate shower cubicle, the shower is instant electric. Towels are supplied.
There are two bedrooms, 1 double, 1 single with comfortable beds.
Both front and rear gardens are fully enclosed and each have seating areas. Rear garden has an established pond. Secure storage is available for bicycles and other outdoor equipment.
The bungalow is close to both the bus route and train station making it an ideal location for exploring the Northern Highlands and Islands.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rosemarkie 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalcross, Inverness 24 km, Nearest railway: Muir of Ord 250 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Each room is tastefully decorated and maintained to a high standard.
The kitchen has a double oven electric cooker with ceramic hob, combination microwave oven. Extras include supply of tea coffee, sugar, etc.. A selection of other essentials are also available for your use.
In addition to the electric central heating the lounge has an electric coal effect stove with the option of additional heat or just a cosy glow.
|Further details outdoors|
The front garden has an arbour with a paved area and lawn. There are several trees and flowering shrubs. Rear garden is comfortably large with an established pond and waterfall which attracts wildlife such as butterflies, dragonflies and various small birds which feed on the adjacent bird table. There is a variety of attractive flowering plants and shrubs within the grassed area which includes an Oak, Beech,and 2 Birch trees with bird boxes.
Pets by arrangement
E-mail or telephone - 01463 870281
About this location
The Scottish Highlands region
The Scottish Highlands are renowned for beautiful scenery, wildlife and historic monuments.
The Highlands have an abundance of mountains, rivers, lochs, beaches and sea cliffs. A wide range of outdoor activities are available from walking on the beach to paint balling. Something for everyone.
There is always something to do whatever the weather, with many Art Galleries, Castles and Museums to explore or just relax in cafes or retail therapy outlets in the city of Inverness.
Muir of Ord
Muir of Ord is approximately 12 miles from the city of Inverness and is on the western perimeter of the Black Isle, which is in fact a peninsula and is adjacent to Inverness. Its central location makes it an ideal location for touring the Highlands and Islands. Both the train station station and bus route are only a 5 minute walk for the bungalow.
The village has a selection of grocers shops, a butchers, pharmacy, bank, library, filling station, 2 churches and a Doctors Surgery. There is a chip-shop and an Indian take-away. Nearby are a fine selection of hotels and restaurants.
Ord Distillery which is located on the edge of the village welcomes visitors and offers tours during the summer months.
An 18 hole golf course is within easy walking distance of the bungalow and there are several others locally.
Fishing for salmon and trout, Sea Angling, mountain climbs and walks, bike runs and canoeing are only a short distance away.
Easily accessible attraction includes the Annual Black Isle show and lots of Highland games.
A 15 drive takes you to Lochness where there are boat trips on the magnificent Caledonian canal, a museum and Urquhart Castle.
For wildlife enthusiasts the area has a small wildlife park. a Dolphin and Seal Centre is adjacent to the Inverness road and the headlands on the southern edge of the Black Isle are noted as the best viewing points for the Moray Firth school of Dolphins.
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25 Oct 2014
"Quiet, clean, comfy and cosy!"
Liz's house suited us just perfectly. It has all you need for a short break. Everything works. Watching the birds in the pond was a nice bonus.… More
29 Aug 2014
"A quiet and central place to view the Highlands."
Liz is a lovely landlady who makes her guests welcome and sees to their needs! Muir of Ord is a small quiet town, and Oakley is great for both those using public transport, because it's right nex… More
31 May 2014
"Home from home."
We had a brilliant time at Oaklea. It was clean, comfortable and welcoming. The garden is also very beautiful. We where made very welcome by the owner Liz.… More
24 Feb 2014
"Comfortable and nice cottage"
My friends and me booked that accomodation for two days, and we felt like at home. Everything was clean and the kitchen had all the accesories to made a nice food, very complete. The beds were confort… More
3 Aug 2013
had lovely time at bungalow cannot fault it everything was there even left milk and shortbread, garden is a delight to relax watch Elizabeth.s fountain my grandaughters just loved it, and Elizabeth i… More
7 Apr 2013
"Perfect centre for exploring east and west coasts"
The cottage was quiet, clean, tidy and deceptively spacious; it has a lovely back garden for sitting out, and a well appointed kitchen. Muir of Ord is an unassuming little town with good local shops (… More
15 Apr 2012
"A very comfortable and relaxing cottage"
We found the bungalow to be very comfortable, relaxing and convenient. Goes without saying it is well maintained, clean and very approachable. After a very long and tiring day in the highlands, we looked forward to come back and just hit the bed and surprisingly even after just six seven hours sleep, we found ourselves to wake up fully charged up for another day. Did'nt realize 3 days passed in a snap and it was time to go. Liz and Gregor made every effort to make sure we had a good time and even covered the pond so that my little daughter was safe to play in the garden. Would definitely love to come back and that might not be far away in future.
-Manish & Manisha (Manchester)