Gillebrides Cottage

Evanton near Dingwall, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 948599)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Dr Turner
    April 2017
    “Owner very approachable. Generous ...”
    Owner very approachable. Generous supplies and lots of lovely touches in cottage - including the fire had been set. The surrounding scenery is amazing although the village itself a bit limited.
    Owner very approachable. Generous supplies and lots of lovely touches in cottage - including the fire had been set. The surrounding scenery is amazing although the village itself a bit limited.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This well-presented, semi-detached cottage is peacefully situated in the pretty highland village of Evanton and is ideally located for exploring the area.

Gillebrides Cottage is perfect for a family or group of friends who will enjoy the comfort of this holiday home and the central location in which it's situated for for touring the larger area.

An impressive sitting room features comfy leather sofas arranged around a welcoming woodburning stove, a perfect place to relax at the end of an active day.

There is a modern and well-equipped kitchen/diner which has everything required to prepare tasty home-cooked meals.

The upper floor has the three pleasant and comfortable bedrooms and a contemporary shower room.

On warmer evenings, why not sit in the garden and enjoy the peace and tranquillity with a pre-dinner drink whilst planning the next day ahead?

From the cottage guests can take the woodland walk leading to Black Rock Gorge, a dramatic box canyon which featured in the Harry Potter film Goblet of Fire, remember to take your camera!

A walk up to the Fyrish Monument near Alness makes a great day out and the views from the top are superb.

With Inverness so close, a trip into this vibrant city is a must, and on the outskirts is Culloden Battlefield with its award-winning visitor centre and atmospheric battlefield walk.

Everything is within easy reach, be it the Malt Whisky Trail, the Cairngorms National Park or the fabulous beaches in Nairn.

With so much to see and do, this cosy and comfy cottage makes an ideal base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Electric storage heaters with underfloor heating in shower room and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed front lawned garden with furniture, plus rear patio
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Coast 1 mile
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms.

About the location

EVANTON

Alness 4 miles; Dingwall 7 miles; Inverness 17 miles, Aviemore 45 miles.

Evanton is a small highland village in Easter Ross situated 17 miles north of the capital city of the Highlands, Inverness and a mile from the shores of the beautiful Cromarty Firth coast. The village boasts good local services all within easy reach, such as a village inn providing good quality pub food, a shop and Post Office. Evanton is very well situated for exploring the Highlands and has excellent golf courses very close by. The village attracts walkers, cyclists and wildlife spotters who all enjoy the fabulous unspoilt woodlands. Nearby is the Fyrish Monument, a monument built in 1782 on Fyrish Hill (Cnoc Fyrish), near Alness which is also home to the Dalmore Whisky Distillery. The bustling market town of Dingwall is situated just 7 miles away at the head of the Cromarty Firth and offers enhanced services and facilities with a pretty high street and great selection of shops. Aviemore, a popular ski resort is located 45 miles away. A lovely base for your Highlands getaway.

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