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The Rowans

Loch Tarvie near Strathpeffer, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park View on map (Ref. 1901)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Ms Reese
    September 2016
    “The pictures don't do this property ...”
    The pictures don't do this property justice. The bungalow is at the end of the track, just yards from the loch. It's surrounded by heather and trees. The location is awesome. The golden eagle, deer and any number of birds visit. When you step outside, all you hear is soft silence and birdsong. The bungalow is clean and tidy and ideal if you want to go walking and then come back and just eat and relax. It has everything you need but isn't so smart you feel initimidated by it. Ali MacKenzie is a ...


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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The property

Strathpeffer 4 miles.

A modern, detached bungalow situated in an isolated position, amidst the owners' rural estate, 20 miles from Inverness.

Enjoying uninterrupted views over Loch Tarvie, a stocked trout loch (fishing by permit only), this delightful accommodation is tastefully furnished and offers an ideal family base from which to explore the beautiful, surrounding Highland countryside.

A wonderful area for outdoor pursuits enthusiasts, Strathpeffer provides a popular base for walkers and climbers alike with many forest tracks and the popular Ben Wyvis Munro close by.

Take in the views at nearby Knock Farril, a pictish hill fort well worth a visit, or explore the Touchstone Maze, comprising 81 stones of various Scottish types set in concentric circles and offering a fun day out for all.

A great family base at any time of year.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area leading to decked patio. Sitting room.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with basic Satellite package, DVD, radio/cassette/CD player, small selection of books/games
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large lawned garden with decked area, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: There is an unfenced loch near the property
  • Note: This property has a private water supply.

About the location


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.