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Dolphin View Cottage Ardersier.A cottage for all seasons, dog-friendly. seaview – Home 3350616 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Dolphin View Cottage Ardersier.A cottage for all seasons, dog-friendly. seaview – Home 3350616

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

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 On-Demand TV, books, board games. Local guides and ordnance survey maps are provided 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). Entry to Fort George which is within walking distance of the cottage is covered by using the cottage friends pass.

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

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Brilliant base to explore the Highlands, Speyside, Moray and Inverness-shire. You are also not too far off the NC500. There is a regular bus service between Inverness and Nairn that calls into Ardersier.

Interaction with guest

There is lots of visitor information in the cottage to help you make the most of your stay along with full instructions for the appliances. If you are arriving about 4pm I will be there to meet you and show you around. For late arrivals, a key will be left in the key safe.

Policies

Check in time: 17:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
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: ($195.78) £150.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Dogs not allowed on furniture please and must not be left in the property unattended.
The property is not suitable for small children due to wood burning stove, kitchen cupboards do not have child proof fasteners, no suitable beds provided.

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About the owner

Lynn B.
Average reply time:
42 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
01 Aug 2020
Years listed:
7
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

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“Dog friendly Dolphin View cottage Ardersier”

Reviewed 29 Feb 2020

We have enjoyed a lovely stay at Dolphin View cottage, Ardersier. Have enjoyed a lovely stay at the cottage. After long walks with our two labradors along the path to Fort George and the common, or th… More

Response from the owner Thank you Elaine, lovely to have you staying again, delighted you all had a great time. See you again soon. Lynn

“Warm welcome, Great Stay, will be back.”

Reviewed 1 Apr 2019

Lovely welcome by owner to this lovely cottage giving excellent sea views, and great walking area, especially along coast to Fort George which is a working fort well worth a visit, and dogs are allowe… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted you enjoyed your holiday to the cottage and area. I look forward to seeing you both again along with the lovely Bella. Lynn

“Excellent dog friendly holiday”

Reviewed 9 Mar 2019

Just back from Dolphin View cottage - couldn’t have asked for more. Spotlessly clean and cosy. Views to sea are amazing. Extremely dog friendly with a secure garden and lots of information provi… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted you enjoyed your holiday and Dolphin View Cottage. It was lovely to meet you both and your gorgeous Oscar.

“An amazing holiday ”

Reviewed 14 Feb 2019

Me, my husband and our little dog, Poncho stayed at Dolphin View Cottage for the 2nd year in a row. Dolphin View Cottage is an amazing place for a holiday. We enjoyed the spectacular views over the s… More

Response from the owner Thank you Jasmin, Martin and Poncho for your very kind comments. It was lovely to have you back and I look forward to seeing you again next year. Delighted you enjoyed the new log burner. Best wishes. Lynn x

“Brilliant location”

Reviewed 14 Jan 2019

We stayed here for 9 nights January 2019. This is a lovely cottage with log burner and the location is superb with views across the Moray Firth and lots of lovely beach walks in the surrounding areas.… More

Response from the owner Thank you Catherine for your lovely review. Delighted you all enjoyed your holiday and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Lynn.

“Cosey coastal cottage”

Reviewed 4 Dec 2018

Visited the cottage in November and had a lovely stay. The owner is helpful and friendly. Dogs are made welcome and receive a welcome pack including a small toy. The recent addition of a wood burning… More

Response from the owner Thank you Elaine for your lovely review, I am delighted you enjoyed the new stove. Our wee dog Hamish loves both the stove and the walk to Fort George too!

“Lovely cottage in coastal location”

Reviewed 21 Nov 2018

Dolphin View cottage at Ardersier is a lovely, clean, comfortable cottage in a pleasant village location with sea views. Lynn, the owner was there to meet us and our dogs when we arrived. There is a l… More

Response from the owner Thank you Jean for your fabulous review. You certainly managed to cram a lot into your holiday, I agree with your highlights, Hamish, my dog enjoys Ardersier common and the Fort George path - it can take him ages whilst he scents all the other dogs who have been before him!. Glad you and the girls all had a wonderful holiday and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes. Lynn

“Comfortable, cosy cottage with fabulous views!”

Reviewed 31 Oct 2018

The location was excellent for sea views and for easy access dog walks near the beach. Ardersier is not particularly a stimulating place but is an ideal location for visiting various places like Avie… More

Response from the owner Thank you Wendy for your review, I am delighted you enjoyed your holiday in Dolphin View Cottage and I look forward to seeing you again. Lynn

“perfect and dog friendly”

Reviewed 18 Jun 2018

this is a lovely place to stay. We have done so twice and will be back. Lovely walks from the cottage, garden is secure for dogs and children. Lots of things to see and do and really friendly "lo… More

Response from the owner Thank you Jackie for taking the time to write a review, it is greatly appreciated, and a special thank you for your kind words. Delighted you enjoyed your holiday and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Lynn x

“A cottage to return to time and time again”

Reviewed 10 Apr 2018

A beautifully kept cosey cottage with all the comforts of home but with such amazing views across the Moray Firth to the Black Isle its hard to tear yourself away. The cottage is pet friendly and has … More

Response from the owner Thank you Elaine for your lovely review. You are quite right about the good eating places in Ardersier, we are very lucky to have them when you don't want to cook after a hard days sightseeing! Looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Lynn

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Lynn (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Lynn (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Lynn (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Lynn the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Lynn (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Lynn (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Lynn (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Lynn (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Lynn (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Lynn (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Lynn (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lynn (the owner) a message.

If Lynn (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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