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Traditional Highland Home with Secluded Garden and Panoramic Views of Inverness

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Bellfield Cottage

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Last updated: 09/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Inverness house description

This comfortable family house sits in an elevated and secluded position close to Inverness town centre. Surrounded by mature trees, shrubs and flowering bushes, the private garden offers panoramic views over Inverness to the hills beyond. Just 5 minutes walk from Inverness town centre, Eden Court theatre, Bellfield Park and the lovely Ness Islands.

This spacious house is furnished with the emphasis on comfort and enjoyment. The open plan kitchen and dining room with open fire is the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring. While your meal is simmering on the AGA, wander outside to the garden to enjoy the glorious views. Comfort is continued in the cosy sitting room, also with open fire; here you can round off the day with a cup of tea or a whisky before retiring to the lovely comfortable bedrooms.

The house comes with all “mod cons”: gas central heating, free wi-fi, Sonos multi-room sound system and two widescreen TVs with PVR, Blu-ray and DVD players (and a wireless for the Archers!). There is also a cupboard full of board games and shelves full of books and DVDs.

If Bellfield Cottage is already booked, please see our other property at: http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1091419

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Extra bed or cot available by request....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Extra bed or cot available by request....moreless

          • Twin bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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          • Single bedroom: 1 twin/ single

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          • Two large double bedrooms with beautiful views over Inverness. Cosy twin room at the rear of the property. Small single room with beautiful views over the city. Extra single bed and/or cot available in the double rooms at no extra charge....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, tub

            Shower attachment fitted to bath taps...moreless

          • Shower room: toilet, shower

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          Other Amenities

              • Access to the property is by a short but steep path. It is not really suitable for wheel chair users. Sorry....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Open-plan with the kitchen, with a large oak dining table and open fire, we often find that this is the most used room in the house....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Alarm Clock
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking:

                Parking for 3 or 4 cars is available on the street directly outside the house. ...moreless

              • Parking On Street
              • Security System
              • Telephone
              • Telescope
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen:

                Fully-equipped farmhouse kitchen with AGA. We think we have thought of everything, but if we don't have it, please let us know and we will buy it....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio
              • Terrace

              Property Descriptor

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Autumn 2014
                  Oct 24 - Dec 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  £100 £150
                  Fri, Sat
                  £600
                  New Year
                  Dec 27 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £950
                  Early 2015
                  Jan 5 - Apr 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  £100 £150
                  Fri, Sat
                  £600
                  Spring 2015
                  Apr 10 - Jun 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £750

                  Changeover Day: Friday

                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 26 - Sep 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £950

                  Changeover Day: Friday

                  Sep/Oct 2015
                  Sep 4 - Oct 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £750

                  Changeover Day: Friday

                  Nov/Dec 2015
                  Oct 30 - Dec 17, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  £100 £150
                  Fri, Sat
                  £600

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Payment can be made by credit or debit card, bank transfer, UK cheque or PayPal. PayPal payments will incur a 5% surcharge.

                  A returnable 'good housekeeping' deposit of £200 is required for each booking. This will be refunded shortly after your stay, provided that nothing is damaged or missing.

                  Please ensure that you take out adequate cancellation insurance.


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                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/25/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Inverness Airport
                  400 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Castle Tavern
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Inverness, Loch Ness, Torvean, Castle Stuart
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Inverness Railway Station
                  100 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  400 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Chez Roux at the Rocpool Reserve
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Cairngorm Mountains
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Rosemarkie (great for bottlenose dolphins)

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Bellfield Cottage, 'the cottage in the city', combines the luxury, warmth, charm and seclusion of a country retreat with the convenience of a town-centre location, being just a short walk to the theatre, restaurants, pubs and shops.

                  Bellfield Park is a two minute walk away and is a lovely place for adults to relax and children to play; with a bandstand, tennis courts, playground and paddling pool. Whin park is a 15 minute walk through the beautiful Ness Islands and has a large adventure playground, boating pond, ducks and even a miniature train for kids.

                  Inverness is surrounded by many world-class visitor attractions from the battlefield at Culloden to the world-famous Loch Ness. Distilleries and castles are too numerous to mention, but our favourites are the ruined Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness and the Glenmorangie distillery at Tain, Explore the Cairngorms on the funicular railway or enjoy the animals at Kincraig wildlife park.

                  The real beauty of the Scottish Highlands is the natural environment. You can expect to see a variety of flora and fauna; including birds of prey, wild deer, leaping salmon, dolphins in the Moray Firth and, if you are very lucky, the famous Loch Ness monster.

                  There are walking trails for all ages and abilities, country sports of hunting, shooting and fishing as well as climbing, golf, sailing and skiing for the more active.

                  Throw in some of the best fresh food in the UK and some really great local restaurants and your stay will be truly memorable.

                  Other Activities: Curling, ice skating, bowling, floral hall, dolphin watching, wildlife parks

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Graham grew up in Inverness before leaving to go to University in Edinburgh in 1986. He has always been extremely fond of Inverness and the Highlands and has retained close connections to the town (now a city). He has many relatives and friends living locally and gets back as often as he can, especially in the football season as he and his father are long-standing season ticket holders at Inverness Caley Thistle.

                  Why the Owner Chose Inverness:
                  Graham bought Bellfield Cottage back in 2006, initially for his own use when visiting friends and family. Since 2009, he has let the house out to visitors. It is a very busy rental property, fully booked every summer, Christmas and New Year and popular in the autumn and spring with return guests, including many performers at the local Eden Court theatre. In 2012, Graham bought Kinmylies Farmhouse, which had long been one of his favourite properties in Inverness. Thsi is also now available to rent. (see http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1091419) Graham's mother, Margaret, looks after both of his rental properties and delights in meeting guests from all parts of the world.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  It took me 7 years of searching to find my dream home from home. Bellfield Cottage is one of just 4 houses cut into the steep bank that runs through Inverness parallel to the river. The cottage is secluded enough to afford guests complete privacy, yet with wonderful views and only a short walk to the town centre.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german

                   

                  Photos

                  • Bellfield Cottage

                    Bellfield Cottage

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bedroom

                    Bedroom

                  • Looking West

                    Looking West

                  • Sunset over the Ben

                    Sunset over the Ben

                  • The Patio

                    The Patio

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bellfield Cottage from Below

                    Bellfield Cottage from Below

                  • Looking North

                    Looking North

                  £100 - £150 per night (GBP)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 09/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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