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Description from owner

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Bedroom 1 / Bathroom 1 / Sleeps 3 / Cottage
Bedroom: 1  Bathroom: 1   Sleeps: 3  Type: Cottage

1 Full bath

Dolphin View Cottage Ardersier. Great base for golfers, dog friendly. Sea views.

Dolphin View Cottage in Ardersier is a warm, well-insulated one-bedroom cottage with a wood burning stove. From the cottage windows, you can look across the Moray Firth coastline to the Black Isle and the hills beyond.

Both the lounge/dining room and the bedroom have great sea views and the cottage is well equipped with Freesat TV, books, board games, local guides and ordnance survey maps to help you get the most from your holiday.

The cottage is situated on the Moray Firth which is home to about 190 bottlenose dolphins. (There are two pairs of binoculars in the cottage for guests use). Popular places to see dolphins are from the ramparts at Fort George, the lighthouse at Chanonry Point and of course, the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) wildlife visitor centre at Spey Bay (free admission).

Ardersier, which was originally a small fishing village is located between Nairn and Inverness. The village has several convenience stores, pharmacy, post office, pub and hotel serving excellent food along with a couple of cafes and organic food producers with their own shops.

Ideally located to tour the Highlands, you can explore fishing villages, mountains and miles of exciting coastline, lochs, including the famous Loch Ness - try to spot the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie. Visit the stunning Caledonian pine forests where you may see squirrels, Scottish Crossbills, Ospreys and Red Kites. Take a cruise on Loch Ness, stop for lunch at Drumnadrochit. Watch the boats on the flight of locks and visit The Caledonian Canal visitor centre at Fort Augustus. Return on the south side of the Loch visiting the spectacular Falls of Foyers. Also call in on the 14th century Cawdor Castle only 6 miles away. Cawdor was romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth. Only 3 miles from Inverness Airport and under 4 miles to Castle Stuart Golf Course, you are close to Nairn with its wonderful long sandy beaches, the Speyside Way, Cawdor Castle, Brodie Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Glen Affric and the world famous Malt Whisky Trail. Outlander fans have local locations to explore, Beauly, Culloden and Clava Cairns.

Great base for golfers with many championship courses nearby. Good flight connections to Inverness Airport which is only 10 minutes away.

The cottage is ideal for couples and pet-friendly. Dogs get their own hospitality pack which includes a toy and treat. Dog bowls, towels provided for guest dogs use. Free superfast fibre broadband WiFi

TripAdvisor property ID 3350616

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Book this 1 bedroom cottage in Ardersier today! A total of 3 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 22 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $591 to as high as $813, depending on travel dates.

The owner responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Jan 01, 2019.

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About the owner

About the owner

Lynn B.
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01 Jan 2019
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Languages spoken: English



Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($129.31) £100.00
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Ardersier Attractions




  • Clothes dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet

  • Internet access
  • Wireless Internet

Property Features

  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Sea view
  • Secure parking
  • Waterfront


  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • TV


  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Private garden


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking not allowed


  • 1 Full bath


Reviews (22)

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22 reviews

Very Good

“Great holiday for me and my dogs”

Reviewed 1 Apr 2013

Stayed here in October, the cottage was lovely and cosy. the views from the window were wonderful, never got tired of watching the tides. The cottage was perfect for my two dogs as we were able to just walk straight from the house, so nice not to have to drive to take them for their morning and evening walks. loved the high fences and gate for the back garden, perfect peace of mind. have already rebooked to come back, so much to do and see in the area

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