Balorrin is ideal for a relaxing family holiday in the Highlands, set in picturesque surroundings only twenty minutes from Inverness. Built to a Swedish design and completely renovated to a high standard, the cottage offers spacious, modern and comfortable self-catering accommodation for six, with an open plan living and dining area, an enclosed garden and patio, and a ping pong table in the garage.
Situated five minutes by car from Muir of Ord, in the quiet hamlet of Aultgowrie, Balorrin is ideally located for unwinding in tranquil surroundings and touring the Northern Highlands.
The garden is frequented by red squirrels and pine martens, and there are two pairs of golden eagles in the nearby Strathconnon Glen. To the east there are dolphin watching opportunities along the coast.
The cottage is close to the River Orrin and a spectacular waterfall is within walking distance. As well as soaking up the peaceful surroundings, you can enjoy biking, angling, golf and distillery touring.
Other attractions include Loch Ness, Cawdor Castle and Glen Strathfarrar. Ullapool, Gairloch and the spectacular west coast are only an hour’s drive away.
Accommodation & Facilities
Master bedroom: king size bed with en-suite bathroom (shower over bath and WC) and an adjoining conservatory.
Two twin bedrooms: twin beds, black out blinds in all bedrooms. The twin bedrooms share the second bathroom, with bath, WC and separate shower.
Kitchen: well equipped with dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle etc. Adjoining utility room with large sink, washing machine/dryer, iron and board.
Dining/living area: spacious, bright, open-plan area with wood burning stove, Sky TV, DVD, CD player, WiFi (via dongle) plus a selection of books, games, puzzles and tourist brochures. Patio door leading to the back garden.
The double garage has a ping-pong table and two adult mountain bikes. The property has a large, garden and there is private parking for two cars.
All bed linen, towels, electricity, unlimited wood for the stove and parking are included in the price and the holiday home is stocked with a starter supply of kitchen and bathroom supplies as well as a starter pack of wood for the stove. A cot and high chair are available at no extra cost.
No smoking is permitted within the holiday home.
Pets are welcome, but please check in advance if bringing more than one.
Bookings are from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am.
Security deposit: an amount of £100 will be pre-authorised against the card you pay your final balance 10 days prior to arrival. This will reduce your available balance on your card by £100 for 30 days.