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Bisgeos Cottage, Shandwick, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Bisgeos Cottage    Shandwick, near Tain

Bisgeos Cottage is situated in the quaint old fishing village of Shandwick. The property has been superbly renovated to provide excellent holiday accommodation. This holiday property enjoys fantastic views of the sweeping sands and the sea beyond and dolphins can be seen off-shore. Boat trips are available and are a great way of exploring the coastline. The small fishing village of Shandwick and Balintore offer a good variety of local amenities. Golf, mountain-biking, riding and surfing are all enjoyed in the area.

Swiss Cottage And Chalet, Kildary, near Tain
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Swiss Cottage And Chalet    Kildary, near Tain

Set amidst the natural splendour of Easter Ross, Balnagown Estate, the historic seat of the Clan Ross, has a rich blend of farmland, woodland and heather-clad hills, and is just a mere 45 minutes’ drive from Inverness. Steeped in history, the estate has been transformed into a breathtaking holiday retreat and offers a unique experience, as each property has been thoughtfully furnished and equipped with every need. This is a superb base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt part of Scotland with easy access to many areas and attractions.

Seashells, Rockfield, near Portmahomack
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Seashells    Rockfield, near Portmahomack

Seashells is a quintessential seaside cottage, located in the pretty hamlet of Rockfield overlooking the Moray Firth, which is home to the largest school of dolphins in the UK. This charming fisherman’s cottage, set 50 yards from the seashore, has been beautifully decorated throughout and provides bright and spacious accommodation in a truly superb setting. It is ideally located for exploring the whole of the Highland region.The living room is generously proportioned with a former fireplace acting as an attractive focal point.

Shore Cottage, Rockfield, near Portmahomack
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Shore Cottage    Rockfield, near Portmahomack

’Shore Cottage’ is a delightful fisherman’s cottage that has been renovated to a good standard to provide excellent holiday accommodation. Situated in the enchanting fishing village of Rockfield with its little harbour on the south east shores of the Moray Firth. Approached by a single track road, Rockfield seems untouched by time and remains a haven for wildlife. Dolphins are regularly spotted just off shore, together with otters and an abundance of sea birds.

Old Midoxgate Farmhouse, Midoxgate, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets

Old Midoxgate Farmhouse    Midoxgate, near Tain

Old Midoxgate Farmhouse is a very attractive, detached, old stone farmhouse, set amidst open countryside in the heart of rural Ross-shire. Set in its own beautiful country garden, with wide lawns surrounded by mature flowering shrubs and borders, it provides ideal accommodation for a country holiday in a lovely quiet setting. The house has been in the same family for over a hundred years and the current custodians have retained its original charm whilst updating the facilities to modern standards.

The White House, Balintore, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

The White House    Balintore, near Tain

The White House is a beautifully presented, 19th-century terraced stone cottage, with garden grounds that lead directly down onto a stunning sandy beach. The main living area is on the first floor, where you can take full advantage of the superb sea views from the large picture windows. The living area is separated from the bright contemporary kitchen/dining room by a large breakfast bar. Patio doors lead out onto a large elevated decking area, which is ideal for alfresco dining.

Grieves Cottage, Balnagowan, Invergordon
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Grieves Cottage    Balnagowan, Invergordon

Set amidst the natural splendour of Easter Ross, Balnagown Estate, the historic seat of the Clan Ross, has a rich blend of farmland, woodland and heather-clad hills, and is just a mere 45 minutes’ drive from Inverness. Steeped in history, the estate has been transformed into a breathtaking holiday retreat and offers a unique experience, as each property has been thoughtfully furnished and equipped with every need. This is a superb base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt part of Scotland with easy access to many areas and attractions.

Gardeners Cottage, Balnagown, Invergordon
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Gardeners Cottage    Balnagown, Invergordon

Set amidst the natural splendour of Easter Ross, Balnagown Estate, the historic seat of the Clan Ross, has a rich blend of farmland, woodland and heather-clad hills, and is just a mere 45 minutes’ drive from Inverness. Steeped in history, the estate has been transformed into a breathtaking holiday retreat and offers a unique experience, as each property has been thoughtfully furnished and equipped with every need. This is a superb base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt part of Scotland with easy access to many areas and attractions.

The Barn, Kildary, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

The Barn    Kildary, near Tain

The Barn at The Old Manse is a superb conversion of an 18th-century stone barn, set in the grounds of a historic listed building dating back to the 1780s which the owners run as a B&B. Set in a large 2-acre woodland garden, it provides a very good standard of accommodation in a tranquil yet accessible location. The main living area is a stunning room on the ground floor converted from the old barn into a beautiful open plan living area, whilst retaining many of the original features.

Rowan Cottage, Ardgay, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Rowan Cottage    Ardgay, near Tain

Rowan Cottage is situated in 17 acres of the owner’s private grounds, which follow the river and lead directly down to the Dornoch Firth. Built in the 1800’s, of mellow sandstone, Rowan Cottage was originally the carriage house. Accessed via a private lane, this two-storey, semi-detached building has been converted to provide a delightful old stone cottage in a quiet and secluded setting, and the owner lives next door. The ground floor offers an open plan living space.

Shandwick Cottage, near Tain
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Shandwick Cottage    near Tain

Shandwick Cottage backs onto a spectacular sandy beach and enjoys stunning views around the bay. This quaint fishing cottage has been thoughtfully and meticulously renovated, whilst retaining a wealth of traditional features, including solid wood flooring, exposed stone walls and cosy open fire. The single bedroom doubles as a second living room upstairs, with panoramic views across the sea. The garden leads directly onto the broad sandy beach..The little fishing village of Shandwick offers a variety of local amenities, including restaurants, pub and local store.

Rosscot, Bayfield near Nigg
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Rosscot    Bayfield near Nigg

Set in a quiet rural location, this cosy holiday cottage enjoys lovely views across open countryside towards Nigg Bay and the Cromarty Firth. An RSPB Reserve, sea trips, fishing, golf, castles and south, west and east facing beaches all within easy reach. Great for touring the scenic Highlands. Historic Cromarty is a short ferry trip (also accessed by road) with Inverness, the Highland Capital approx 45 minutes’ drive. Shops 4½ miles, pubs 3 miles. Can be booked with property 19987 (which has adjoining garden) to sleep up to 12 guests.

Gillebrides Cottage, Evanton
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Gillebrides Cottage    Evanton

Gillebrides Cottage is located in the village of Evanton, near Dingwall can sleep four people in one double bedroom and two singles, and also includes a shower room on the first floor. On the ground floor the cottage has an impressive sitting room with woodburning stove and comfy leather sofas, a well-equipped kitchen/diner, utility and cloakroom. Outside there is off road parking for one car and an enclosed front garden with furniture and rear patio.

Barn Owl Cottage, Newton, near Tain
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets

Barn Owl Cottage    Newton, near Tain

Situated on a quiet lane and overlooking open countryside, Barn Owl Cottage is a detached, single-storey cottage. Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, it has its own private garden and enjoys lovely views across fields to the hills beyond. It is situated in a small hamlet which lies between Portmahomack and Tain, in the heart of rural Ross-shire. This bright accommodation is beautifully presented throughout and provides an ideal base for couples.

Rosemary Cottage, Balintore, near Tain
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 Pets by arrangement

Rosemary Cottage    Balintore, near Tain

Rosemary Cottage is situated in a quiet backwater just a few steps from the superb sandy beach of Balintore in heart of Ross-shire. This pretty, semi-detached, old stone cottage was once the village cobbler’s house. Lovingly restored by its current owner, it has an attractive living room, with a feature electric wood burner, and a separate dining room, both of which are on the ground floor. The adjoining family bathroom is bright and contemporary, and the kitchen is small but well equipped.

Market Street, Alness
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement

Market Street    Alness

This charming sandstone cottage forms part of a small terrace of cottages, situated close to the centre of the pretty Highland town of Alness. The cottage is beautifully presented throughout and provides a good standard of accommodation in a convenient location, just a short walk from all amenities. The large living room with deep sofas and comfortable chairs opens onto a bright, modern kitchen/dining room. An outside door leads out to the generously proportioned gardens which are fully enclosed.

Garden Cottage, Tain
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Garden Cottage    Tain

Garden Cottage is a delightful country cottage, situated in a quiet no through lane that leads directly down to a stunning sandy beach. It has been fully refurbished in 2018 and is attached to the owner’s traditional stone farmhouse, set in 16 acres and surrounded by fields, with horses and sheep grazing close by. Whilst rurally situated, it is just 1 mile from the thriving small town of Tain with all its facilities and amenities. This charming rose-clad cottage really does offer the best of both worlds.

The Bolthole, Balintore
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 Pets by arrangement

The Bolthole    Balintore

The Bolthole is a traditional, single-storey, fisherman’s cottage situated in a quiet lane just a few yards from the beautiful sandy bay of Balintore. This 19th-century, end-terraced stone cottage has been completely renovated and provides bright and attractive accommodation throughout. The pretty living room has a welcoming wood burner and the kitchen looks out over the cottage garden. The main double bedroom is generously proportioned and very attractively presented with colour coordinated soft furnishings. There is a second single bedroom providing accommodation for up to three guests.

Seaside House, Balintore
 10 Sleeps maximum 10 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Seaside House    Balintore

Seaside House is a spacious, detached house situated right on the shore in the delightful seaside village of Balintore. With large rooms throughout and superb sea views, it is ideal for families and larger groups. There is a bright, contemporary kitchen/dining room with Aga cooker, and plenty of dining space for 10 people. The living room is on the first floor and it has high ceilings, open fireplace and large bay windows, taking full advantage of the panoramic views across the sea.

Solus Na Madainn, Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Solus Na Madainn    Tain

Situated in the heart of the royal burgh of Tain, Solus Na Madainn is a traditional, terraced, stone cottage which has been owned by the same family for many generations. The property has been lovingly restored by the owner in to an attractive cottage using a Scottish theme, whilst keeping many original features. Solus Na Madainn is Gaelic for ‘the morning light’ which streams through the pretty front windows. Enhanced by a cosy wood burner, it oozes charm and character.

3 Tarrel Farm Cottages, near Portmahomack
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

3 Tarrel Farm Cottages    near Portmahomack

Beautiful self-catering cottage set in open farmland 2 miles from the coastal village of Portmahomack. The cottage has stunning views across both the Moray and Dornoch Firths towards the mountains beyond. The property sleeps 5 and has spacious living accommodation including open fire, colour TV/DVD/video, fitted kitchen with modern appliances, bath/electric shower.

Sheaf Dale, Portmahomack
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Sheaf Dale    Portmahomack

Set in open countryside, above the charming seaside village of Portmahomack, Sheaf Dale is a beautifully presented cottage with a private hot tub in the gardens and a rear gated parking area, ideal for trailers with canoes, bicycles or other equipment. This single-storey, terraced, whitewashed stone cottage is tucked away along a quiet lane on the owner’s working arable and sheep farm. It has been painstakingly restored and renovated throughout and provides a good standard of accommodation in a peaceful yet accessible location.

Forester's Cottage, Tarbat, Invergordon
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Forester's Cottage    Tarbat, Invergordon

This attractive, single-storey holiday cottage was formerly the forester’s cottage on a Highland country estate. Situated close to a hamlet it provides attractive accommodation in a quiet setting. There are woodland and riverside walks leading down to the shores of the Cromarty Firth, home of a large colony of seals. Easy access to the Black Isle with its pretty fishing villages and attractive coastline. Golf, fishing, hill walking, mountain biking and numerous water sports are all available in the area. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Naro Moro Lodge, Balintore, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Naro Moro Lodge    Balintore, near Tain

Naro Moro Lodge is a detached cottage tucked away at the end of a small no-through lane, which leads directly onto a stunning sandy beach. Situated in the charming seaside village of Balintore, this attractive cottage has plenty of amenities right on the doorstep. Accessed through its own pretty courtyard, steps lead up to the main open plan living space with a large three piece suite set around the welcoming wood burner. At the far end is a family-sized dining table.

Rosslyn Cottage, Portmahomack
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement

Rosslyn Cottage    Portmahomack

Situated down a quiet lane, just 50 yards from a stunning sandy bay, Rosslyn Cottage is a charming traditional detached stone cottage. Originally a fisherman’s cottage, the property has been superbly renovated throughout and now provides bright and spacious accommodation in a wonderful setting. The large living room has a warm welcoming ambience, with a wood burner acting as the focal point. This leads through to a spacious fully fitted kitchen/dining room. Wide traditional stairs lead up to the first floor.

Seascape, Hilton, near Tain
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement

Seascape    Hilton, near Tain

Seascape is situated right on the edge of the sea in the pretty hamlet of Hilton. This pretty 19th-century stone terraced property enjoys spectacular, uninterrupted seascape views from the cottage and gardens. Located next door to the owner, it is a truly romantic seaside cottage for two. The attractive open plan living space looks out across the shoreline, where dolphins and porpoises are regularly seen. There is plenty of comfortable seating in the living area, and the bright modern kitchen is very well equipped and complete with a breakfast bar.

Sandy's Hoose, Portmahomack
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

Sandy's Hoose    Portmahomack

Enjoying lovely uninterrupted views towards the beach, the waters of the inner Dornoch Firth and on to the distant Sutherland Hills, this lovely traditional property has been sympathetically renovated and provides a super base for exploring this wonderful part of the Highlands.

Hill House And Chalet, Kildary, near Tain
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 Pets by arrangement

Hill House And Chalet    Kildary, near Tain

Set amidst the natural splendour of Easter Ross, Balnagown Estate, the historic seat of the Clan Ross, has a rich blend of farmland, woodland and heather-clad hills, and is just a mere 45 minutes’ drive from Inverness. Steeped in history, the estate has been transformed into a breathtaking holiday retreat and offers a unique experience, as each property has been thoughtfully furnished and equipped with every need. This is a superb base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt part of Scotland with easy access to many areas and attractions.

Braemar Cottage, Inver
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Braemar Cottage    Inver

Braemar Cottage is a well-equipped, semi-detached cottage set close to the sea, just six miles from Tain, and can sleep six people. This all ground floor cottage has a double bedroom, a twin bedroom, a room with adult-size bunks, a shower room, a kitchen with dining area, a sitting room with flame-effect electric fire and a conservatory with dining area. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and a small, enclosed decked garden with furniture. Braemar Cottage is a great holiday cottage.

Cross Tides, Hilton, near Tain
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Cross Tides    Hilton, near Tain

Cross Tides is the quintessential seaside cottage. Situated in a quiet backwater lane in the fishing village of Hilton and with gardens that open directly onto the shoreline, this pretty 19th Century stone cottage is ideal for couples. There is a cosy lounge downstairs with welcoming open fire and a second lounge upstairs with stunning sea views, ideal for sitting and watching the ever changing seascape and the small fishing boats along the shoreline. There are two pretty bedrooms and a modern shower room on the ground floor.

Tarrel Lodge, Portmahomack
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 No pets

Tarrel Lodge    Portmahomack

Tarrel Lodge is single-storey, wooden, detached holiday lodge situated in open countryside just 2 miles from the charming seaside village of Portmahomack. Accessed via a private track amidst open fields it provides peace and tranquillity in a lovely setting. The main living area is open plan with the kitchen and dining area being well-equipped with plenty of room for up to five guests. The living area is warm and welcoming with fantastic features, such as gas fire and deep leather suites. There are three good-sized bedrooms and a shower room.

The Paddock, Portmahomack
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement

The Paddock    Portmahomack

Tucked away on a quiet farm lane, The Paddock is a traditional terraced, single storey stone farm cottage located on a working, farm 1 mile from the charming seaside village of Portmahomack. The pretty cottage garden overlooks the owner’s farmland, with distant sea views. The cottage looks south over the Moray Firth and Moray Coast with views of Cairngorms and Ben Rhinnes. The accommodation is beautifully presented, with a large living room with lovely views across the open fields. The bright, kitchen/dining room is fully fitted and very well-equipped.

The Cottage, Bayfield near Nigg
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement

The Cottage    Bayfield near Nigg

Set amidst Easter Ross countryside with views towards the water of Nigg Bay, this comfortable, well appointed, semi-detached holiday cottage is ideally situated for touring the northern Highlands. Within walking distance of an RSPB reserve. Golf, fishing and boat trips are close by. Beaches, and historical or archaeological sites make this a super destination. Shops 4½ miles and pubs 3 miles. Can be booked with 19986 (which has adjoining garden) to sleep up to 12 guests.

Maple Cottage, Invergordon
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Maple Cottage    Invergordon

Lovely cottage with 2 bedrooms one super king size bed and a twin. Located by Kincraig Castle Invergordon on the A9 route north. All heating and lighting included. All bedding and towels supplied. Shower room. Washing machine and dishwasher. Lovely garden with garden room.

Mid Dalnaclach, Tain
 12 Sleeps maximum 12 No pets Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Mid Dalnaclach    Tain

Mid Dalnaclach is a beautifully presented cottage in a countryside setting, 5 miles from Tain. The cottage sleeps up to twelve people in five bedrooms which are a four poster king-size double, a double, two ground floor twin rooms and a second twin. There is also a ground floor shower room and a bathroom, an open plan living area with a kitchen with a breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with a double sofa bed and a woodburning stove. There is also a snug/office with an open fire.

Killearn Cottage, Portmahomack
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Killearn Cottage    Portmahomack

Killearn Cottage is a traditional fisherman’s cottage situated in the heart of the pretty seaboard village of Portmahomack. Built of local stone, this beautifully renovated, semi-detached cottage enjoys outstanding views from its elevated position over the Dornoch Firth and the Sutherland hills. It is just steps away from the stunning sandy bay and the charming seaside harbour. Killearn Cottage has been lovingly extended and modernised in recent times, and provides bright and spacious accommodation for up to six guests.


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