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Bank Garden Cottage, Fortrose, near Inverness

Sleeps 41 Dog Allowed2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom£395 - £1319 pw

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Situated in a small harbour town which overlooks the Moray Firth this property is ideal for trips to the many undiscovered beaches along the coastline.. Ground Floor:

Step to entrance.

Living room: With electric wood burner, 22" Freeview TV with Netflix, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player and wooden floor.

Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and wooden floor.

Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail. . First Floor:

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.

Bedroom 2: With bunk bed.. Electric central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgates available on request. Doggy extras.. Small enclosed rear decked garden, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking.. Set in a quiet courtyard just a few steps from the centre of the picturesque seaside town of Fortrose, this lovely semi-detached property has been furnished and equipped to a very good standard to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible. It is well-equipped for a family holiday with many facilities provided for the younger children including a steriliser, plastic plates and cutlery, black out blinds, night light, chidren’s toilet seat and some toys.

Fortrose lies between Avoch and Rosemarkie on the southern coast of the Black Isle and is well known for its historic buildings including Fortrose Cathedral, and is also very near to Chanonry Point which is a wonderful spot for watching the famous Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins. Hidden from the town and reached by a narrow single track road is the pretty harbour and peaceful secluded beach where you can enjoy a variety of watersports and boat trips, the boat trip to see the dolphins is highly recommended. The village amenities include a supermarket, local butcher, some lovely places to eat along with some very interesting local craft shops including a wonderful jewellery workshop.

Bank Garden Cottage makes a super base for exploring this lovely area. Slightly further afield you can take a trip along the Moray coastline, dotted with many fishing villages and unspoilt quiet beaches, and along the way you will find Culloden Battlefield, Fort George and the castles of Cawdor and Brodie. Take a trip along the Moray Malt Whisky Trail, the only one of its kind in the world! Visit bustling and popular Inverness, the Highland capital, home to a very large range of shops, museums, a theatre and great places to eat and from there take a trip down to Drumnadrochit and Loch Ness, superb monster spotting area! Amongst the many activities available are watersports, mountain biking, walking and climbing and pony trekking to name but a few. Golf, fishing, paint balling, laser tag and archery are all available close by. The area is also renowned for its fabulous links golf course. For the less energetic, Bank Garden Cottage is just the perfect place to sit back relax and unwind whilst enjoying this lovely part of the Scottish Highlands. There are fishing opportunities nearby. Beach ½ mile. Shop and pub 200 yards, restaurant 100 yards.

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Top Features

Baby Friendly
Bed Linen
Child Friendly
Children Allowed
Cot / Travel Cot
Dog Friendly Plus
Enclosed Garden
Family Friendly
Fishing Nearby
Garden / Courtyard
Golf Nearby
High Chair
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
Stair Gate
Towels Provided
Washing Machine

Guest Comments

"Love this cottage, we visit our grandchildren who live in FortrosePerfect position, beautiful scenery, home from home. What more could you ask for."

David, September 2021

"Fantastic cottage which had all the amenities for a week long stay. Just off the main road but very quiet."

Ian, May 2021

"An absolutely beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the world. Very well equipped for traveling with little people and had everything we could need for the week. Managed to get out and explore close by and further afield leaving us feeling almost normal again after all 2020 has thrown at everyone!"

Aran, November 2020

"We keep coming back for more our 3rd visit to bank garden cottage and it won't be our last perfect for families with pets Lots to love from fully fitted kitchen to bunk beds for kidsThe owner has very good communication and the cottage is a credit to them"

Mark, October 2020

"Best cottage we have stayed at in the UK, in terms of cleanliness, decor, kitchen, bed, pillows, bathroom... all very good to perfect. 150% recommended"

Paul, September 2020

"Great cottage, clean and good location for us."

Karen, September 2020

"Enjoy the cottage as we go to visit our son and family who live in Fortrose. Only problem is there is no dryer and it being Scotland it's often pretty wet. A condenser dryer would be good under the stairs."

David, August 2020

"Another lovely stay at bank garden cottageThis cottage caters for all our needs pet friendly to bunk beds for children located centrally in the beautiful village of fortroseIt is our second visit here and will be returning again soonEilidh the owner is very helpful with excellent communication I would highly recommend bank garden cottage to families with a dog"

Mark, August 2020

"Lovely cottage, very clean and beautifully decorated. Little garden great for a dog and lots of lovely walks in the area especially along the beach"

Ailsa, July 2020

"Lovely cottage with everything you need for a family holiday. House was very clean and hosts were extremely helpful."

Leona, July 2020


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