Country Cottage is a traditional stone built semi-detached cottage, originally used to house farm workers and their families from the surrounding farms. Recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard, the cottage includes a living room, walk through kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and large front and back gardens. The cottage has solid oak flooring throughout and is fitted with a hand crafted Italian staircase. The living room has an open fireplace complete with a wood burning stove. The kitchen includes fully modern integrated appliances and all 3 bedrooms are tastefully finished with high quality furniture. The bathrooms are complete with all new suites. This beautifully decorated cottage is a real treat; stylish and fresh it offers high quality accommodation for 5 people.
Every detail has been thought of and you will always be warm and cosy, heating is via radiators and an oil fired boiler, with a wood burning stove situated within the living room. There is constant hot water available so whenever you return from a good walk you can relax in a nice deep bath. The cottage benefits from both a large front and back garden with ample parking space, plenty of room to relax around the house and enjoy the highland air. Patios and outdoor seating all add to the garden area and offer guests the opportunity to relax and savour the evening sun.
Situated in the Black Isle, 1 mile from the village of Munlochy and 6 miles from the city of Inverness, the cottage enjoys panoramic views over the hills and greenlands of the Black Isle, whilst still only a short distance away from local amenities and the Highland capital of Inverness. The cottage offers the ideal resting place for those who want a short break away from the hustle and bustle of city life or those eager to explore the Scottish countryside and keen on walking. Alternatively, Country Cottage can be used as a base for those keen to visit and explore the ample attractions offered by the Black Isle and the north of Scotland. These include gorgeous beaches, Loch Ness, numerous historic buildings and castles, bottlenose dolphin spotting on the Moray Firth and lots more.
- Sleeps - 5
- Bedrooms - 3 (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single)
- Bathrooms - 2
- Washing machine
- 2 TVs with DVDs (plus DVD library),
- Oil fired central heating
- Wood burning stove
- Cot and high chair available on request
- Garden furniture
- Free Wi-Fi
- Dogs welcome
- Inverness Airport - 15 mins
- Inverness station - 10 mins
- Lots of restaurants nearby
- Golf - 15 mins
- Pony-trekking - 10 mins
- Panoramic views
- Good mobile phone signal
- Loch Ness
- Beautiful sandy beaches
- Dolphin watching
- Castles and distilleries
- Amazing bird watching
- Various 'road' and 'off road' cycle routes
Country Cottage is fully renovated and everything is modern and well planned. The spacious living room is fitted with modern leather furniture, wood burning stove and French windows, which allow an excellent view across the hillside.
The walk-in kitchen is fully fitted with cooker, hob, dishwasher and washing machine. The master bedroom is downstairs and is complete with an oak finished double bed. The 2 other bedrooms are situated upstairs, one complete with TV/DVD player. Ample storage space is provided throughout. There are bathrooms both upstairs and downstairs and both are fitted with power showers.
Outside, there is a table and chairs so you can dine al fresco on warm days and admire the beautiful views.
Follow the A9 North across the Kessock Bridge, heading for Thurso, until you reach the Tore roundabout. Follow the sign A832 Cromarty/Fortrose (pass Q8 filling station on left hand side of the road). Turn left at sign Knockbain/Balnakyle (junction is approx 0.6 miles past sign for Littlejohn Wood on the right hand side of the road). Turn left at sign for Balnakyle and drive approx 0.5 miles through the farm.
Country Cottage is the last stretch of buildings on the left hand side of this road.
All bed linen and towels are provided and central heating is included in the rental price.
Cost and availability:
This lovely self-catering cottage is rented out year round and generally the rental period is a week although shorter breaks are available.
To book this country self-catering cottage on the Black Isle, click the enquiry button below and see availability and rental prices.
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Country Cottage, 6 Balnakyle Cottages, Munlochy, Ross-Shire, IV8 8PF, Scotland