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59 Society Street

(Ref. 962218)

Nairn, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cottage (18)
  • beach (14)
  • location (13)
  • lovely (12)
  • well (9)
  • great (8)

25 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our stay in 59 Society Street, it is a lovely little cottage in a great location only a very short walk to the beach."

    We would love to go back as my brother lives in Nairn and it suited us very well. Our only request to make it perfect would be …… the mattresses could be better in both bedrooms and the big sofa in the lounge could do with new base cushions to make that comfy. Finally as it would be difficult to heat the lounge with the radiator alone, a few more logs and coal would be appreciated in the winter months. We couldn’t get logs from the places suggested in the cottage. These things wouldn’t stop us going back to the cottage but they would make a difference to the quality of our stay and the number of stars we would award it.

    Thank you for your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed the cottage, I loved it when I lived there. I'm sorry the mattresses weren't comfortable for you. The double mattress was replaced recently. I'll look into replacing the settee cushions. I normally don't open in the winter as it's just not cost effective at the rental Sykes charge for winter let's. Logs and coal are sold at most garages and supermarkets. There should have been enough for your first evening, usually holiday let's only supply a 'starter supply' and due to fire risk and storage issues it's not possible to leave a larger quantity in the house, sorry. 20.02.24 I've ordered new base cushions for the big sofa. I've been to Swansons and Sainsbury's, both have logs. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hilary4.7Feb 2024

  • "This lovely former fisherman's cottage has been thoughtfully refurbished and provides a cosy and comfortable holiday home."

    The property was very clean and tidy and is well maintained and well equipped. It is perfectly situated being a 2 minute walk from the beach and 5 minute walk to Nairn town centre.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage well equipped and so near the beach well worth the money,"

    Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Watchara5.0Sep 2023

  • "Second stay at the property."

    Great house, close to beach

    Thank you for your feedback Matthew. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great location near to the town and beach."

    Thank you for your feedback. It would be helpful to know the reasons for a reduced score for comfort, maintenance and faciities. With more detailed information I can endeavour to improve these points, particularly maintenance and facilities, comfort can be subjective. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.4Jul 2023

  • "We had a fantastic week."

    The cottage was perfect, with everything we needed and a very homely feel. I loved the garden and the neighbours were friendly too. So close to the beach making it the perfect location. Top notch

    Thank you for your very positive feedback, very much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mhairi5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely homely cottage, excellent instructions for key collection."

    Great location for accessing beach shops etc

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0May 2023

  • "Very nice stay perfect for walks on the seafront and close to town centre."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2022

  • "This cottage was just so cosy and comfortable."

    It was a perfect base for traveling round highlands and so close to beach.I would highly recommend this property

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, spotlessly clean with all the home comforts you could need."

    Thank you. I'm glad you had a comfortable stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2022

  • "Some sachets of coffee, salt etc would have been nice as we had to go to the shop when first arriving apart from this the cottage was absolutely fabulous."

    There should have been, tea, coffee and shortbread ready for your arrival. I'm not sure what happened on this occasion, apologies. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Cottage was a great location and really well equipped, we really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2021

  • "A fabulous cottage set in the perfect location in Nairn"

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Aug 2021

  • "A very pleasant cottage ideally located in Nairn, very close to the beach and harbour."

    Everything was fine, including being clean and tidy. The bathroom and kitchen are nicely modern and the cottage has all the basics needed. Given the surge pricing, understandable due to the times we are in and early August stay, it’s fair we also judge to slightly higher standards. We believe it is not unreasonable to expect a slightly higher quality of furnishings, tableware, an ageing TV that doesn’t come to life randomly, and more than the one perfunctory dishwasher tablet. The abundance of notes explaining away the various foibles as to the working of various things was a little discomfiting also. That said, these points are feedback points from us, we had a lovely holiday and no doubt you will also.

    Thank you for your comments, which I take very seriously. I’m glad you enjoyed your holiday. I have discussed your feedback with Sykes who point out your feedback is extraordinary. 59 Society Street is a ‘self-catering’ establishment catering for all kinds of people with a myriad tastes, needs, desires and priorities. I endeavor to meet these requirements but as you can imagine it is impossible to please everyone. The safety of guests during Covid 19 has been a priority in recent months and I see you agree with a score of 100% for cleanliness. Your unease regarding the ‘abundance’ of notes is unfortunate. They are for there convenience and comfort of all guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nick3.8Aug 2021

  • "The Cottage was really lovely and tastefully done."

    It was more spacious and more well equipped than expected. If you are worried that you need to pack something, just ask, it is probably there. Amazing location. The East Beach was our favourite. We were able to wade out quite far at low tide and saw dolphins. Easy journey to Loch Ness, Culloden, castles and more.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2021

  • "Spotless and spacious accommodation, very well equipped in a superb location which provided an ideal base for a lovely stay in Nairn."

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Oct 2020

  • "Given a low cleanliness mark, the place was spotless however when we went to use the dishes some of the plates stacked lower In the pile in the cupboard looked Like they had been put away dirty."

    This was easily fixed. To be fair the owner may not have been aware of this. But enjoyed our stay and would consider going back to the same cottage.

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Sep 2020

  • "We were very lucky as we had great weather."

    Best thing being as we are getting older the lovely walks were all manageable. Wonderful places to eat and a very good choice of restaurants..

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Oct 2019

  • "A lovely cottage with a well equipped Kitchen."

    2 minutes to dunes and beach. A lovely location for any one who enjoys sea scapes, marshes and woods.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Aug 2019

  • "Very close to the beach which we loved!"

    Cottage was very well equipped and comfortable. Great holiday

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jun 2019

  • "The accommodation was excellent."

    Everything worked. The location is perfect, 2 minutes from the beach. Inverness, culloden, delfine, distilleries are all within half an hour (with car). The accommodation is family friendly and we would book again anytime.

    Reviewed by Dominik5.0Apr 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage, fantastic location, owner could not do enough for us."

    Everything was perfect places to eat 2 minutes away beach on the doorstep could not have asked for anything better.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2018

  • "59 Society Street is a delightful and sympathetic restoration of a traditional fishertown house that provides all the convenience of modern living but retains the feel of the original house."

    The bedrooms are bright, but also cosy, and the beds are very comfortable. The modern kitchen is excellent. The settees in the sitting room are getting a bit tired, and not the most comfortable, but it is a lovely space to spend time with friends or family. Location is ideal, close to the sea and the links, and there are any number of excellent places to eat or drink nearby. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to return some day.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jul 2018

  • "The cottage is surprisingly spacious and tastefully decorated - much better than the photos showed it to be."

    The kitchen is very well equipped.

    Reviewed by Alison3.8Jun 2018

  • "The cottage was in a great location and a great base to able you to visit this lovely part of the world."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • First floor WC with hand basin
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking nearby
  • Enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Due to open staircase, property is not suitable for babies over 6 months old. Note: Although property does not accept pets, on occasion owners family take their dog
  • Note: Property does not accept Workers. Note - No children under the age of 7, including infants due to the property not being suitable.

The property

This delightful former fisherman's cottage is set in the heart of the vibrant seaside town of Nairn in the Scottish Highlands.

The charming interior features and wonderful coastal location make 59 Society Street a lovely stay at any time of year.

Enter this stone cottage via its picket-fenced garden and be welcomed by the well-appointed, spacious kitchen/diner, complete with stylish fixtures and fittings along with a charming dining table set for four.

Allow your meals to settle whilst sat in front of the fabulous log fire whilst watching the TV on one of the three cosy sofas in the sitting room.

The ground floor also benefits from a pleasantly decorated, blue and white family bathroom with a bath and separate shower for you to choose from.

Head up the fresh, open tread pine staircase and arrive at the first floor under the eaves, where you will find the two comforting bedrooms graced with homely features to give you that well-deserved rest after a busy day of exploring what the Scottish Highlands have to offer.

Breathe in the refreshing sea air whilst enjoying your morning coffee out in the enclosed back garden.

Nairn is the ideal coastal cottage holiday destination, it provides a fine selection of places to shop, eat and drink, as well as boasting a museum, two golf clubs and a stunning beach to keep you occupied.

For a day out, head to the beautiful city of Inverness just a short drive away with its range of amenities as well as majestic castle and cathedral.

59 Society Street is a charming cottage in an excellent seaside location.

EPC Rating: Band D

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About the location

NAIRN

Inverness 16 miles.

Nairn is an attractive and lively seaside town dating back to Victorian times. It has long been a popular holiday destination and is just 16 miles from the town of Inverness. Nairn even lays claim to being one of the driest and sunniest places in the country! The town offers some of the top beaches in Scotland and cleanest bathing waters in Britain. Also, one of the only two dolphin colonies in the UK is based in the Moray Firth. Nairn is steeped in history and is closely linked with the Battle of Culloden, whilst nearby Fort George is Europe’s best preserved 18th century military fortification. Shakespeare’s famed Cawdor Castle and Brodie Caste are both within 15 mins drive. Golfing enthusiasts will be attracted to the two 18-hole championship courses, including the Nairn Golf Club, and the town also has an outdoor tennis court as well as a squash court for hire. The yearly Nairn Highland Games in August draws a wide crowd and The Nairn Book and Arts Festival is a popular year event. Whitewater rafting, tubing and cliff jumping are all available for those with a spirit for adventure. Day trips from the local airport are available to Orkney and Shetland and the Cairngorm National Park with skiing and hiking are within 1 hour. Nairn is an ideal centre for exploring, or just relaxing.

Note - No children under the age of 7, including infants due to the property not being suitable.
Note: Although property does not accept pets, on occasion owners family take their dog.
Note: Property does not accept Workers.