This beautiful, warm and centrally located apartment offers the perfect city getaway combining central location with home comforts and small outdoor patio area for private guest use.
The beautiful city centre apartment has an excellent location, right next to Inverness Castle, the River Ness, Ness Island walks, and The Three Virtues statues- Faith, Hope and Charity - in Ness Bank Gardens.
The cosy, bright and spacious apartment is 2 minutes walk from Inverness Castle and 3 minutes from the banks of the River Ness. The apartment boasts a small patio area for private guest use. This has a small bistro table and chairs for guest use.
The attractive apartment is housed within the basement floor of a traditional Inverness Town House dating from the 1860s. The front window of the modernised apartment allows part views over the River Ness. The property features many windows allowing light and sunshine into the apartment from all angles. The apartment is extremely well insulated and warm regardless of the time of year. Central heating and an additional electric fire within feature fireplace ensure instant heat even on the coldest of Scottish days.
The warm apartment offers a spacious family bathroom with unusual corner bath and electric power shower, electric shaving socket and light over mirror.
The kitchen /dining area offers a traditional ceramic sink with Neff electric induction hobs, single electric oven and grill. Toaster, kettle and all basic kitchen equipment are available within the convenient and open plan kitchen.
The spacious apartment offers a large living room with restricted view over the River Ness and restricted outlook onto the beautiful building of the Ness Bank Church. The living room has a street view as well as views out into the patio terrace area available for guest use. Despite its city centre location and street views, once inside the apartment is quiet and tranquil. The apartment benefits from front facing double glazed windows and being surrounded by a majority of neighboring office properties that are occupied only within daytime hours.
The apartment's beautiful bedroom is located at the rear of the property offering a quiet night of sleep within a warm and comfortable double sized bed. Light streams into the room highlighting the neutral decor and decorative mantle piece reminiscent of the original period use of the property.
The property has an additional bonus of a spring action large double bed sized spring action sofa bed within the large living room with additional double duvet and pillows available within the apartment to sleep an additional 2 guests if required. The large double sofa bed opens out easily and can be set up for your arrival. Once set up the sofa bed offers a comfortable sleep due to its sprung base and foam mattress. The spring loaded sofa bed can be quickly transferred back into a sofa for daytime living. The large double sofa bed measures a generous 145cm across when set up so its easy for 2 people to get a comfortable night's sleep. Measurement from the back of sofa to the extended tip of the extended bed is 235cm in length. The well set up apartment offers a lots of storage space for additional bedding during the daytime as well as allowing space for luggage and clothes to be stored neatly out of the way. Once set up the sofa bed still leaves a generous space within the living area.
A toddler pop up Arc 2 tent can be provided within the property if required. A babydan travel cot can also be provided.
The property boasts a dining table with 4 dining chairs for entertainment plus entertainment systems (digital stereo system, DVD and CD player and smart TV. Wi-fi and internet are available.
The apartment offers a separate utility area with washing machine and wall mounted clothes drying racks positioned above radiators from quick drying. This allows your washing and drying to be done separately from the main living spaces within the property.
There is a small gated porch area at front of property with traditional wrought iron railings. This offers a small outside area for guest use day or night.
There is a parking space available less than 5 minutes walk from the property, on the Ness Bank. Luggage can be dropped off at the apartment from directly outside the property upon arrival and then your car can be parked conveniently a few minutes walk away from the apartment upon the Banks of the River Ness. A parking permit will be given to you upon arrival, this needs to be displayed upon your front dashboard.
The local areas has an abundance of shops, boutiques, cafes, libraries, restaurants and theatre. 2 Tennis courts and clubs are within 15 minutes walk, 2 golf courses are within 30 mins walk and Bellfield Children's Playpark and Lido are 10 minutes walk away. The Local leisure centre hosts indoor climbing, swimming with flumes and a variety of coaches leisure pursuits. A putting green, ice rink, crazy golf and Ness Islands walks are within 25 minutes walk as is the Children's train and boating arena at spacious and popular Whin Park.
Your hosts will be available to hand keys to you and aid you with luggage upon your arrival. Throughout your stay we can be available to answer any questions, provide guidance with activities and to help you to make the most of your stay within the area. Occasionally a master lock key lock will be used for check in especially for guests arriving during daytime hours.
The apartment can be accessed easily via 5-10 minutes walk from the main Inverness Bus or Train Station. Inverness airport is a bus journey or approximately 20 minute taxi or hire car journey away. The apartment can be very easily driven to with direct links from the A82.
The apartment is 2 mins walk from Inverness Castle, 3 mins from the River Ness and 10 mins walk from Eden Court Theatre - ideal for Theatre trips. It is 10 mins walk from Inverness train and bus stations making arrival easy. It is 5 mins walk from the restaurants and bars of Culduthel Road and Castle Street & 5 minutes walk from the many restaurants and bars lining the River Ness. Pre-theatre menus are available in many. The apartment is also 5 minutes walk away from the main Inverness Tourist Information Office. The tourist friendly apartment is on the bus route for the popular tourist sightseeing open topped bus tours of Inverness. Inverness Golf Course is 22 mins walk away & Torvean Golf Course is 27 mins walk.
The apartment is nestled right in the centre of the city allowing walking distance to many attractions. The local tourist buses pass the apartment enabling another method of transport around the attractions of the city centre. During the summer months bikes can be hired from locations within 10 minutes walk from the flat. Sobar Snooker Hall offers the nearest bus stop ( 3 minutes walk away and directly under Inverness Castle on Castle Street)