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Traditional fisherman’s cottage in the scenic Black Isle village of Avoch

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 0 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom character cottage, cosy accommodation for up to 5 guests

This traditional fisherman’s cottage in the scenic Black Isle is fully modernised to a high standard yet retains much of its late 19th century character. Situated in a quiet street in the village of Avoch, on the shores of the Beauly Firth, Margaret Street Cottage is ideal for a relaxing Highland holiday, offering comfortable, well-equipped self-catering accommodation in a peaceful setting.

Avoch has a convenience store, restaurant, pub and take-away restaurants, and Inverness is only twenty minutes away. Fortrose and Rosemarkie are a short drive away, where you’ll find a lovely links golf course, a renowned dolphin watching spot and a sandy beach.

Accommodation & Facilities

Ground floor: Lounge: three piece suite, wood burning stove, coffee table, Freeview colour TV and DVD player, plus a selection of DVDs, books and games.

Kitchen/diner: modern kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle, and a dining table with seating for six.

Bathroom: fully modernised bathroom with electric over-bath shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Upper floor:

Bedrooms: double bedroom and twin bedroom with bedside cabinets, table lamps and clothes storage units. The twin room has a small fold down bed suitable for a young child.

Outside:

The property has an enclosed and secluded garden, an outside drying area and a patio with table and chairs.

There is parking outside the cottage and additional parking less than 50 metres away.

Bed linen, towels, electricity and logs for the stove are included in the price.

Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome at no extra charge.

No smoking is permitted within the holiday home.

Short breaks are available and any-day entry for weekly bookings.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

Amenities

Avoch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 0 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Fully modernised bathroom with electric over-bath shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
  • All on the first floor : double bedroom and twin bedroom with bedside cabinets, table lamps and clothes storage units. The twin room has a small fold down bed suitable for a young child.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
The property has an enclosed and secluded garden, an outside drying area and a patio with table and chairs. There is parking outside the cottage and additional parking less than 50 metres away. Bed linen, towels, electricity and logs for the stove are included in the price. Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome at no extra charge. No smoking is permitted within the holiday home. Short breaks are available from three nights with any-day entry.

Reviews

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Traditional fisherman’s cottage in the scenic Black Isle village of Avoch
average rating of 4.627907 based on 43 reviews
Banchory, United Kingdom
4

Avoch is a great locationnd the property was full of character and charm. Thoughtfully kitted out.

  • 4 of 5

We became very fond of this property and miss it a lot. The enclosed garden was a wee sun trap and we miss bumping our heads on the angled ceilings upstairs. We will definitely be back. Our sons loved it too as did our fluffy companions. All in all - a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4

Nice and cosy cottage

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Margaret Street cottage - it was nice and relaxing and there was plenty to do in the nearby area

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Yellowknife, Canada
4

wonderful cottage on black isle.

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay

Exceeded our expectations, it also included a small but great backyard with outdoor furnishing,

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4

Comfortable base

  • 4 of 5

Nice cottage near seafront as long as you are not over 6ft. Found locals were friendly and sufficient facilities in village to keep me happy (small hotel with bar, curry carry-outs, Chinese carry-outs and local store). Easy to travel round and visited Rosemarkie, Cromarty, Dornoch, Brora and Strathpeffer.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Dunoon, United Kingdom
5

Avoch or Och, who knows?

  • 5 of 5

Great little cottage absolutely everything you could need. Great kitchen. Very comfortable. Fantastic selection of DVD to peruse. Nice to get away from mobile and the internet. Handy for everywhere on the Black Isle. Nice size Co Op, excellent, if expensive Indian takeaway and a Chinese takeaway to boot, all withing 2 mins walk of the cottage. Don't miss Cromarty.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
4

Very comfortable well equipped cottage.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this lovely little cottage which has been refurbished to a high standard and is deceptively spacious. The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable. We particularly appreciated the ample supply of logs for the woodburning stove - so many holiday rentals provide sufficient for one evening only! Avoch is an interesting small village and a great centre for exploring the Black Isle and Easter Ross.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Gael Holiday Homes
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Golf
Fortrose
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Rosemarkie (sand)
Car: recommended

Travelling north on the A9, cross the Kessock Bridge and continue on the A9 for approximately 3 miles. Turn right at the sign for ‘Black Isle, Munlochy’. Drive through Munlochy, turning right at the T junction when you leave the village and follow the signs for Avoch. Drive through Avoch and turn right shortly after the convenience store onto Margaret Street – the cottage, no 17, is the 3rd on the right.

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Notes

  • Contractual booking deposit: 25.00% rent
  • Damage deposit: GBP100.00