Dalquillan

Nairn, near Inverness, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 949783)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

The property

Just yards from the beach this smart and spacious stone cottage would be ideal for a family group or group of friends who wants to enjoy the stunning coastal location in the beautiful Scottish Highlands.

There is a lovely large open plan kitchen/dining room with a seating area around a woodburning stove and this is the heart of the home.

Visitors will gather here while someone prepares a meal and others simply enjoy a glass of wine and chat!

The sitting room is on the opposite side of the hall and is very comfortabe room to simply relax in and watch TV.

The bedrooms are both on the upper floor along with the shower room, all enjoying sea views.

A most attractive family bathroom is on the ground floor.

To the side the private patio is a bit of a sun trap and makes a very nice place for a summer BBQ.

However from your front door just a few steps will take you to the grassy slope that leads up to the beach and the sea.

This location will suit guests of all ages and the clean beach at Nairn is very family friendly.

Situated on the Moray Firth Coast visitors will proably see the famous Dolphins as they pass by and there are many local boat trips that will take you out to ensure you see them at close quarter.

The north east coastline makes a perfect area for exploration but you could easily pick up the Malt Whisky Trail and enjoy the beauty of Speyside along with a visit to the many distilleries along the way.

The local services in Nairn are excellent with nice restaurants and good local shops including a supermarket.

Its all here in buckets loads and this cottage will be simply perfect.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 double bed and 1 single day bed. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Second sitting room with sofa bed.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove and electric stoves
  • Range cooker with gas hob and electric ovens, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and high chair available on request
  • Roadside parking
  • Bike storage
  • Patio to side with furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins
  • walk
  • Coast and beach 1 mins
  • walk.

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. Shakespear’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. An ideal centre for exploring, or just relaxing.