This pretty and popular cottage is linked with Red Kite Cottage and is located just outside Killen in Ross-shire, about 15 minutes' drive into the countryside from the cosmopolitan city of Inverness.
Beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high standard, both cottages are built on two floors around a central courtyard and have uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. This is a nature lovers' paradise where you can holiday in comfort with lovely rural views on all sides and many sign-posted local walks.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps four guests.
Two bedrooms, one en-suite bathroom and one en-suite shower room.
Parking for one vehicle.
Well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
Minimum of a three night stay.
Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge with ice making compartment.
Communal chest freezer in the garage.
TV with digital box, video/DVD player.
Use of barbecue.
Attractions and nearby amenities
Capital of the Highlands, Inverness offers a wealth of good restaurants, shopping, a theatre and plenty of attractions.
In contrast, just 10 minutes' drive away is the lovely area known as The Black Isle which is renowned for the richness of its farmland and the beauty of its rolling hills and coastline.
From where you are, you can watch wildlife, play golf, walk, climb or simply tour the easily accessible splendours of Loch Ness, the Spey Valley and the west, east and north coasts.
There are wonderful excursions around and on the Moray and Cromarty Firth, where you can spot dolphins, porpoises, seals and bird life as well as view the remains of an interesting WWII Naval base.
For keen golfers, there are 30 golf courses within easy reach, including the championship courses at Royal Dornoch and Nairn.
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