Lilac Cottage

Strathpeffer near Inverness, Scotland (Ref. 30495)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Strathpeffer 1 mile. A charming, stone-built cottage, situated in a quiet hamlet close to the famous Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer. This deceptively spacious Strathpeffer cottage offers up-to-date facilities and is ideal for a family or group of friends who want to enjoy this beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands. With the accommodation all on one level, apart from a small step up to the bathroom and kitchen, this Highlands cottage has two nicely presented bedrooms and a tasteful sitting room with welcoming woodburner, making it a fabulous place to relax at the end of a busy day. The well-equipped kitchen/diner benefits from having a door leading out to the pretty front garden where guests can relax with a quiet drink while dinner cooks! Although quietly situated, the spa village of Strathpeffer is close by and offers a choice of venues for dining, some lively pubs and a busy village shop, plus during the summer months the local pipe band play to entertain visitors. The area has much to offer visitors with an abundance of cycle paths and fabulous walks, as well as fishing in the rivers close by or a round of golf at the Spa Golf Club. By car, visit the pretty Black Isle villages, see dolphins jumping in the Moray Firth and explore the wonderful beaches at Nairn. This Strathpeffer cottage is a super holiday base.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Drying room. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine in drying room, TV with Freeview, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Enclosed front lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 1 mile. Note: There is a small step up to the bathroom and kitchen.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

STRATHPEFFER

Inverness 20 miles.

Often compared to a Bavarian Mountain resort, the picturesque spa village of Strathpeffer owes its growth to the discovery of water springs during the 1700s, and was declared in 1819 to be the healthiest drinking water in Britain! The original Spa Pavilion has been magnificently restored after a period of disuse and now serves as a venue for a variety of events, including concerts, dances, dramas and exhibitions. The former Victorian railway station, which in times past brought many visitors from near and far, has now been beautifully restored to house craft workers and their shops, and is also home to the Highland Museum of Childhood. Visit the restored Pump house (also a Tourist Information point), take a walk along a forest track, or enjoy the views from the nearby pictish hill fort at Knockfarrel. Whatever you decide there's plenty on offer for all the family.