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South Balachladich

Urray near Muir Of Ord, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 1105694)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shover over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn and patio
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: The property entrance has a ramp

The property

Muir of Ord 2 miles.

Resting in Urray near Muir Of Ord, Inverness, is this charming mid-terrace cottage, South Balachladich.

An ideal base for a family of four to explore all the Highlands has to offer, this pet-friendly accommodation has Loch Ness, mountain peaks, and the coast of Inverness all within reach.

When you arrive, you'll find three off-road parking spaces and an enclosed, lawned front garden for dogs to rest their paws in the sun.

Step inside to find a spacious kitchen/diner for preparing evening meals, dining at the table for two, and freshening up walking gear in the washing machine ready for tomorrow's adventures.

When it's time to relax, retreat to the bright and airy sitting room, a lovely spot all year-round with plenty of light, cushioned seats, a Smart TV, and woodburning stove when you need extra comfort.

Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom to quickly freshen up, whilst upstairs, the family bathroom awaits with bath, shower over, and heated towel rail.

On this floor, you'll find the two bedrooms; a king-size and a twin, both thoughtfully appointed with storage space and Skylights to wake up to country views.

The village of Muir of Ord is a stone's throw away for a convenience store, the Ord Arms Hotel, and the popular Jaki Fish and Chip Shop, as well as guided tours of the The Singleton of Glen Ord Distillery and the Muir of Ord Golf Club.

A little further is Beauly, home to the ancient Beauly Priory, whilst the majestic Beaufort Castle and Reelig Glen for idyllic walks are close by.

Spend a day in the city of Inverness with a variety of attractions including Inverness Botanic Gardens, walks up to Craig Phadrig, and why not embark on a boat tour with Dolphin Spirit Inverness to spot local marine life?

Alternatively, head to the magical Loch Ness to look out for the famed monster, explore the ruins of Urquhart Castle, and picnic by the shore at Dores Beach.

If you've come for a breath-taking Highland hike, Càrn Eige is within reach as well as the sprawling Cairngorms National Park.

For pet-friendly accommodation in the Highlands, look no further than South Balachladich.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

MUIR OF ORD

Beauly 2.5 miles.

The small Highland village of Muir of Ord, based on the North Coast 500, lies close to the Beauly Firth and is conveniently situated for easy access to the village of Beauly, town of Dingwall and the capital city of the Highlands, Inverness, some 15 miles to the east. The village of Muir of Ord is a peaceful location to explore the Highlands, with all the required amenities – butchers, bakers, chemist, petrol station, pharmacy, chip shop and Co-op. Another major attraction is the Glen Ord Distillery and Visitor Centre, a 5 star award-winning visitor experience, which is open all the year round and well worth a visit. Locally, there is Muir of Ord golf course and an abundance of nice cycle routes and walks including Ben Wyvis. Just a few miles away the village of Beauly offers a quality shopping experience, where visitors can find the finest Scottish tweeds, knitwear and crafts as well as a number of intimate hotels and cafes.
The whole area known as ‘The Black Isle’ has some of the prettiest scenery in Scotland with stunning glens where flora and fauna abound. Nearby Glen Affric, a National Nature Reserve, has been called the most beautiful of all the Scottish glens, and is an ideal location for walkers and cyclists with quiet tracks leading you off road and deep into the glen.