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Luxury holiday home on Chanonry Point — Beachside, dolphins, next to lighthouse.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom luxury holiday home next to Chanonry Point lighthouse, beaches & golf

You can't stay much closer to the famous Chanonry Point, Fortrose (near Inverness) than our newly refurbished luxury period home next to the lighthouse. With underfloor heating, en-suite bathrooms and captivating 360º views you almost won't want to actually leave the house! You can even watch the famous Moray Firth Dolphins arrive from the comfort of the window (and sometimes even hear them – yes we really are that close!).

When you do decide to leave the house, you are mere footsteps from the two different beaches (one pebble and one sand) on either side of Chanonry Point, with amazing walks, birdwatching, dolphin watching or even a round or two of golf within easy reach. Whatever type of holiday you are looking for, this house will be just right for you: families; couples; wildlife enthusiasts; cyclists; golfers; friends simply getting together for memorable times; photographers; and artists alike.

Chanonry Point, Fortrose is situated only 20 minutes from Inverness, so the house is not only in a great location for seeing the best the Black Isle has to offer but also an excellent base for exploring Inverness and beyond on day trips. Whether it's skiing or walking in the mountains, whisky tours or searching for the Loch Ness Monster.

ACCOMMODATION

The property has three bedrooms, two upstairs which are en-suite and one ground floor bedroom with nearby bathroom. The kingsize bedroom upstairs can accommodate temporary single beds by arrangement, the remaining two have double beds. The ground floor is wheelchair friendly, please call to discuss your accessibility requirements to ensure we can meet them.

There is a spacious kitchen/diner complete with dishwasher, Rangemaster cooker, Smeg fridge freezer and lots of room at the table to discuss your adventures from the day.

After dinner you can "sit soft" in the comfort of the lounge, light the woodburner, watch the SmartTV or play board games but don't forget to go for a short walk before bedtime to check out the stars from the beach (or the Northern lights if you're very lucky) and of course the lighthouse doing it's job.

Whatever the weather, your stay "On The Point" in our luxury holiday home will be a memorable one and you'll want to return!

PROPERTY DETAILS

Ground floor

- Spacious fully equipped Kitchen / Diner

- Lounge with SmartTV and board games

- Hall

- Double bedroom

- Wet room shower and toilet (wheelchair accessible).

First floor

- Kingsize bedroom with en-suite bathroom

- Double bedroom with en-suite shower room

Outside

- Patio with table and benches

- Gated private parking area

- Large private garden

More Details

Owner
Rose G
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

Why Rose G chose Inverness

Chanonry point is my favourite place in the world. I feel so privileged to have my children growing up thinking it is normal to see dolphins every day. I love the light here, the amazing beaches and most of all I love staying here in deepest darkest winter - there's something about the lighthouse, fire on and having the place entirely to yourself!

Amenities

Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have done our best to make the house the best it can be for your stay, we want you to enjoy it but in return please treat it with respect.
  • As always but particularly with septic tanks, absolutely nothing else down the toilet except toilet paper please. Bins are provided.
  • Please approach any breakages with honesty as soon as possible so we can address it for the next guests. Please also highlight any issues encountered.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bedroom 1 en-suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bedroom 2 en-suite - toilet , shower , Fixed head and handheld shower.
    Ground floor bathroom next to bedroom 3 - toilet , shower , Accessible wetroom with shower seat.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Can also fit 2 temporary single beds in the room if required
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Can also fit a travel cot in this room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , This room can fit a travel cot as well.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside the summer rush we may also be able to do a Friday changeover day - please check the calendar view and contact us. Christmas and New Year booking dates are Friday to Friday for 2017 to allow time either side of them to relax (or do your last minute shopping)! Please do contact us if you have any queries.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Luxury holiday home on Chanonry Point — Beachside, dolphins, next to lighthouse.
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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5

The house is absolutely perfect in every way.

  • 5 of 5

Rose the owner cannot do enough to make you welcome & enjoy your stay. We really didn’t want to leave. We love this area anyway and be able to see dolphins swimming past from the comfort of your bed, is amazing. ! It takes 2 minutes to walk around the headland to Chanonry Point to dolphin & seal watch, there a little bit scarce at this time of year but we have seen probably the same 2 every day. Mum & calf I think.

Back to the house, it’s beautiful & private tucked away behind bushes that make great wind breaks. The kitchen has everything you will need & more, we like to cook & have our evening dinner at the house, the village has all the shops you will need.

The 3 bathrooms are brilliant as are the towels, the bedrooms are thoughtfully designed, all with lovely comfortable beds & fabulous bedding. The lounge is large & airy, with good lighting & comfortable sofas. What more could you want, this Is one of the best places we have stayed at & definitely want to return. I could go on all day just how wonderful this house is. Well done Rose you have thought of everything a holiday maker would want & more. Thank you 😊? xxxx

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location & property

  • 5 of 5

Stayed beginning of October and had a fantastic time the location of the property can’t be bettered, all needs catered for within the property. We seen dolphins every day from the beach and even from the upstairs windows, we would definitely recommend this to anyone who loves to see dolphins in there natural environment and we will definitely be returning soon

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best holiday in a long time!

  • 5 of 5

The photos do not do this house justice! Practically every window has a sea view, how amazing is that!

The house is homely yet has a luxurious feel. Rose is such a thoughtful host, the house has everything you will need and more. We had 2 small children, Rose had kindly made sure we had travel cots and a high chair set up for our arrival.

The location is just perfect, you get the feeling of being rurally located, yet you have good access to shops for food etc.

There was plenty to do locally and also further a field, again Rose was very helpful in giving us tips in terms of things to do if we were interested in exploring the local area.

We will definitely be coming back, its just a matter of when!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review - we are so glad you enjoyed your time at the house! You are welcome back anytime!
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5

The perfect cottage in the perfect place

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time on the Black Isle. The cottage is perfect - comfortable, clean and homely - and the position at the end of Chanonry Point is unique. While we didn't have dolphin action every day, we did see them within an hour of arriving and most days afterwards. If you don't, we can recommend taking a rib out into the Firth to see them. To be honest though there are so many things to do that you have to remind yourself to sit back, relax and take in the view. All in all we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay and we certainly aim to come back to this lovely cottage as soon as we can.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A belated thank you for leaving us a review - we always love hearing what our guests got up to - thanks for the guest book entry and note too! So glad you enjoyed it and you are welcome back anytime : )
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5

Wonderful Stay in Fortrose

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about how wonderful this house and location is. My husband and I spent 6 fabulous nights in Rose's lovely home with 4 of our friends in August. We explored the Highlands, Cairngorms, watched dolphins, took a day trip to the west coast and my husband even golfed one day at the Fortrose/Rosemarkie Golf Club that is a stones throw away from the house. Within short walking distance of the house is Fairy Glen, a magical waterfall and the towns of Rosemarkie and Fortrose. We are already discussing when we can go back!

We felt right at home and had a lovely welcome basket waiting for us with a packet of touring information about the area. This house is a gem and one of those rare finds on VRBO that is truly even better than the photos show (and we had high expectations from the photos!). Thakn you Rose for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a detailed lovely review. We are so glad you had a great time and managed to fit so much in - it was a pleasure hosting you on your first trip to Scotland. We hope to see you again in the future!
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5

Enjoyable holiday in a comfortable nice house

  • 5 of 5

What a nice house with a brillant view! The house is very comfortable and has a special charme. Nothing to complain about, all was as shown on the fotos. We spend wonderful, enjoyable days at Chanonry point. And we really saw the dolphins:-). Thank you Rose for beeing such a nice and careful host. We hope we can come back very soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving us a review, we are so glad you had a great time - it was a pleasure having you as guests and you are welcome back anytime!
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Anderson's
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Crofter's Bistro
Nearest Beach
Chanonry Point and Rosemarkie Bay
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $669.17

Outside the summer holiday rush, we do prefer a Friday changeover where available, so if you can be flexible by a day you may find additional available dates when you search beginning on a Friday or check the calendar view.

We feel it is better to start the weekend where you want to be!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.