Inverness holiday house rental with balcony/terrace, walking and log fire and TV

Cardon House

from £200 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

44 reviews

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Cardon House

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14 Home 248794

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House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14

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

Cardon House is a 5 bedroom luxury property, set in the beautiful woodlands of Balnafoich in Strathnairn, a perfect highland setting to see wildlife. Strathnairn (Gaelic: Srath Narann) lies 5 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. Quiet 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. The capital city of the Highlands, Inverness is a 10 min drive away.

Perfect for golfers, family get-togethers, special occasions. Private entrance and driveway with lawn to front of property and outside dining area suitable for barbeques.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites
Nearest beach Nairn
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dalcross Inverness, Nearest railway: Inverness
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture King Beds (4), Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 15
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Our king size master suite consists of large super 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 and there is a selection of games.

Further details outdoors

large planted newly established garden and large lawns. Private driveway. Outside dining area suitable for barbeques.Outside seating areas.

The Scottish Highlands region

Cardon House is situated close to Loch Ness about 10-15 minutes drive and about 10 mins drive to Inverness the capital city of the Highlands. Inverness has lots to do with many restaurants, shops, boutiques and the Eastgate shopping centre. Cardon House is in Balnafoich, Strathnairn and is a lovely peaceful scenic location ideal for spotting wildlife. There are local trout fisheries, and deer stalking facilities nearby and a local shop in Inverarnie within walking distance. There are horseriding activities and quad biking nearby too. Many forest walks and cycling routes.

Cardon House is an excellent base for touring the Highlands and is close to all amenities.


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 Whitehouse • 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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5 Aug 2013


"Thumbs up from 4 generations :)"

We were a family group travelling from the central belt of Scotland and Ireland to attend a family wedding in Nairn. We couldn't find a property in Nairn that was large enough for the size of our group and came across Cardon House - how fortunate were we! From the moment we arrived the property exceeded our expectations, which were high - we have rented many properties in Scotland and Ireland and this is by far the best. Beautiful externally and internally and extremely spacious, surrounded by wonderful gardens. Everything you could need from practical items e.g. Large range style cooker, microwave, coffee machine, American style fridge freezer to the luxurious towels in abundance, miniature toiletries and hotel standard beds and bedding. The property literally is a D.I.Y hotel. Each of our 5 families had a "suite" to themselves allowing privacy and the ability for all of us to be able to shower and get ready for the wedding we were attending without having to wait an age on showers/baths. Particularly beneficial for our party was a downstairs bedroom with walk in wet room, useful for those with reduced mobility. Our group was probably as diverse as you could get from a wee one under two to a seventy nine year old, teenagers, young adults and everything in between everyone LOVED Cardon House! So much so we hope to return for the 80th birthday next year, but who knows we might think of another reason to go back before then :)

5 Aug 2013


"Perfect holiday home"

Cardon house beat my expectations, it was much more than what i had expected. Its a beautifuly and tastefully decorated house, with all the amenities provided. We were a family of 12 and a toddler and there was more than enough room for all of us. The kitchen was well equipped,with dishwasher,microwave oven,toaster , gas burners with oven and grill.The crockery, cutlery was more than adequate and there were even cutglasses for whiskey,wine,champagne,port..... Everything that one needs in a home was provided. Caroline and Donald are perfect hosts.A couple of days before we were to reach we remembered to ask Caroline if there was a baby cot.She arranged one for us at no extra cost.We wanted to do a BBQ and Donald immediately brought his 2 BBQ sets( as they live next door).

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