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Aberforn House is situated in the picturesque village of Beauly near Inverness. Not quite a ‘Wilderness Cottage’ but the apartment is ideal for those guests that would prefer to have a village location with amenities close to hand, or for those guests that are simply looking for a central base to explore the Highlands. The property has just recently been refurbished and is tastefully furnished and equipped to a good standard.
The historic village of Beauly is home to a good range of small shops including a couple of supermarkets, and various cafes and restaurants and the village centres around the pretty square which is just a short walk from the property. During the summer months the village has a well deserved reputation for its floral displays, and has been a previous winner of the Large Village in Bloom Competition for the whole of the UK. For eating out a couple of popular choices are the Corner on the Square, a small café with an excellent delicatessen, and the Priory Hotel with its restaurant.
All on the one level the property consists of a lounge complete with comfortable sofas, a modern kitchen which is equipped with all the usual appliances, a master bedroom, a single bedroom and a bunk room, a beautiful bathroom complete with a bath and separate shower completes the facilities. At the rear of the property there is a small patio area and off road parking for one car is available.
The property makes an ideal base for exploring the Highlands, Loch Ness is a within a thirty minute drive and is well worth a visit. In Drumnadrochit you can visit the Loch Ness Monster Exhibition and just a short distance away Urquhart Castle can be found. The Black Isle is just a short drive away and the small villages of Fortrose and Rosemarkie are worth exploring, a short distance from Rosemarkie is Chanonry Point. The point is one of the best places in the area to dolphin spot and has a small sandy beach. From Cromarty a small ferry (seasonal) crosses the firth north to Nigg, allowing guests to experience the Northern Highlands including the small towns of Dornoch with its Cathedral and Tain home to the Glenmorangie Whisky Distillery.
For those guests that enjoy the outdoors Glen Affric, Glen Cannich and Glen Strathfarrar are areas of outstanding natural beauty, and are within a short drive The many paths here are ideal places to walk or mountain bike and enjoy the great outdoors. The area is also home to a lot of native wildlife and you may even have the chance to see a Golden Eagle soaring overhead. Golfers may like to visit the pretty village of Aigas with its nine hole golf course, not the biggest of courses but certainly one of the most scenic in the area.
For longer day trips travel west to the Isle of Skye and the west coast with all its rugged mountain scenery and wildlife. Travelling south the small town of Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park can be reached within an hours’ drive. The park has something for everyone including areas to boat, walk, mountain bike, and for the more adventurous snowboarding and skiing in the winter months. One of the most popular days out is the funicular railway to the top of the mountain.
Included in the rent
One pet is allowed at the property; however please note that the patio is not enclosed and that the front door house opens directly to the street. There is an additional £15.00 charge for a pet.
Guests with Young Children
Please note that the patio is not enclosed and that the front door house opens directly to the street.
Good Housekeeping Deposit
A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £75.00 is required at the property.
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