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Balnain Cottage-Private Lochan

Our own private Lochan
1 of 23Our own private Lochan
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Strathpeffer, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Balnain cottage has a private Lochan and enjoys fabulous views from every room and is set in well maintained, landscaped gardens which are a key feature of the property. A variety of peaceful seating areas are dotted around the garden to allow guests to enjoy the wealth of interesting views. A small sheltered seating area overlooks a unique lochan which is a focal feature within the private enclosed garden. There are a wide variety of activities and places of interest within a short drive, including the spectacular Rogie Falls, the charming Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer and the picturesque fishing town of Ullapool. There are many wonderful walks and cycle tracks, and for the more adventurous, Ben Wyvis one of the easier Munros to climb, is a 5 minute drive away. The market town of Dingwall is also close by and next door to the cot... Read more
Listing #HL257842
About the Owner
Susan S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Balnain is a beautiful cottage with a large heavenly garden , breathtaking views and great location . Very safe , private , secluded , peaceful and full of tranquility . The cottage is comfortable and very well equipped . Balnain tops my list of more...More

Thank Travel232434
susan s, VR Owner at Balnain Cottage-Private Lochan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Mohammad. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Balnain and we would love to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Balnain cottage is truly exceptional, both in its immediate surroundings and in the facilities available which made our stay very comfortable and easy. The large and beautifully kept garden overlooks a hillside of trees on one side, and on the other there is a lovely...More

Thank Philip John M
susan s, VR Owner at Balnain Cottage-Private Lochan, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

susan s, VR Owner at Balnain Cottage-Private Lochan, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: C$86 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A 10% loyalty discount is available for Guests who have previously stayed at Balnain Cottage please mention this offer when contacting us.
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About the neighbourhood
The Cottage is located in Tarvie which is 5 Miles From the Victorian Spa Town of Strathpeffer. Strathpeffer lies in a glen 5 miles west of Dingwall, with varying elevation from 200 to 400 feet above sea level.

Because of its location in the heart of the Highlands, Strathpeffer has remained a popular visitor attraction and a good base for touring the Highlands. Many walks and activities in the surrounding area. There is also a very scenic golf course, which boasts the longest drop from tee to green of any course in Britain.In the Victorian era Strathpeffer was popular as a spa resort, owing to the discovery of sulphurous springs in the 18th century. The pump-room in the middle of the village dates from 1819. Soon after that, a hospital and a hotel were also built. The Pavilion dates from...
Getting around
Car is essential but there is also the very scenic north highland railway line which runs near the cottage. Garve station is 3 miles away. The cottage is very conveniently located to explore both East and West Highlands north of Inverness basing yourself in the cottage.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 46.0 km
Railway: Garve: 5.0 km
Ferry: Ullapool: 56.0 km
The closest Airport is Inverness which is around a 45 minute drive. EasyJet fly from Gatwick, Bristol and Luton. Flybe fly from Manchester and Birmingham. Car hire is available from Avis and Europcar.
Dingwall rail station is approximately 10 miles away. Garve station is only 3 miles away but there are no taxi services close by.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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