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Cottage of Aird - perfect base for exploring the Scottish Highlands

Cottage of Aird, Inverness
13 reviews
Cottage of Aird, Inverness
Cottage of Aird - your perfect Highland escape
Cottage of Aird, Inverness. Bedroom 1 - king size bed with Egyptian cotton linen
Cottage of Aird, Inverness. Bedroom 2 - double bed with Egyptian cotton linen
Cottage of Aird, Inverness. Bedroom 3 - small double + single bunk bed with Egyptian cotton linen
Cottage of Aird - cosy lounge with wood burning stove
Cottage of Aird - well equipped kitchen & dining room
Cottage of Aird - bathroom
Cottage of Aird - rear garden with country view
Cottage of Aird - private rear garden
Cottage of Aird in the snow!
Roe Deer in the field next to Cottage of Aird
View of Ben Wyvis from field above the cottage
Cottage of Aird - Dolphins in the nearby Moray Firth
Cottage of Aird - the Beauly Firth
River Ness - Autumn
Clava Cairns near Culloden, Inverness  - from the series 'Outlander' (7 miles)
Nairn Beach (17 miles)
Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh on the way to the Isle of Skye (72 miles)
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Relax in a Scottish Highland Cottage with a delightful rural aspect less than 2.5 miles from Inverness City Centre. Cottage of Aird is an ideal base for your next holiday and the perfect place to begin and end your NC500 adventure.

The cottage is only a short drive to some well known visitor attractions and provides a ideal base from which to explore all the Highlands have to offer. Historic Culloden Battlefield and the mysterious Clava Cairns are a few minutes drive away and both also featured in the US drama series 'Outlander'.

From the cottage you can enjoy country walks, a round of golf, mountain-biking and if you are lucky spot roe deer, badgers and other local wildlife.

Inverness has several golf courses with Fairways golf course almost on your doorstep and Castle Stuart Golf Links (home to the Scottish Open in 2016...
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Listing #HL215097
About the Owner
Alison M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I'll be in contact with you shortly after you book and will issue further useful information to assist you finding and accessing the cottage approximately a week prior to your arrival. Please do get in touch if you have any queries about you stay.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

from the moment we arrived we were very impressed with the cottage. very clean and little touches like fresh flowers and some shortbread just added a little touch. the cottage has everything you need. very clean and the beds are very comfortable indeed. the garden...More

Thank colinmarshall2011
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We stayed here in early March and could not be happier with all aspect of the cottage of aird. It really felt like a home away from home. Only a few minutes from Inverness but secluded enough for guests to have the highland country feel....More

Thank Jazreb
CottageofAirdUK, VR Owner at Cottage of Aird - perfect base for exploring the Scottish Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks very much for your lovely review. We look forward to you booking with us again.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Beautiful cottage with everything you could possibly need. The location is perfect. Alison the owner was very helpfull and I would definitely recommend Cottage of Aird.

Thank Mrs Muriel M
CottageofAirdUK, VR Owner at Cottage of Aird - perfect base for exploring the Scottish Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your great review Muriel. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing Cottage of Aird.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Entry from 4pm on day of arrival. Departure by 11am. Refundable security deposit of £100 applies to all bookings. This will be refunded within two weeks of your departure...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Bunk
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights --
8 Sep 2018 -
12 Oct 2018
Summer 2018
3 nights
13 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
Summer 2018
3 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: £30 / stay - Fee
  • Dog: £20 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Entry from 4pm on day of arrival. Departure by 11am. Charges for pets are £20 per week or £5 per day per pet (max 2). Refundable security deposit of £100 applies to all bookings. This will be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection). Deposit of 20% of weekly rental is due when you book. Payments: via PayPal which also includes major credit cards.
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About the neighbourhood
Cottage of Aird is also a short drive south from legendary Loch Ness which is best experienced by sailing along the Caledonian Canal to the ruins of ancient Urquhart Castle. Eden Court Theatre, set on the banks of the River Ness in Inverness city centre houses an art gallery and two cinemas and is a hub for cultural activities. Walking along the river you will find the Ice Rink, Leisure Centre, Swimming Pool. The nearby sandy beaches of Nairn or Rosemarkie offer opportunities to spot dolphins & seals and whales in the Moray Firth. History lovers will be fascinated at Inverness Castle, once the home of the garrisoned King's army before the battle of Culloden in 1746.
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How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 16.0 km
Railway: Inverness: 5.0 km
Easyjet flies to Inverness from Bristol, London Luton and London Gatwick. Flybe has flights to Inverness from Amsterdam, Belfast, Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester. Cottage of Aird is located on the southern outskirts of Inverness just off the A9.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Nearest Beach: 27.0 km.
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