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  • Herbie's Characterful holiday cottage | Herbie’s, Ardgay, near Tain
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  • Herbie's Characterful holiday cottage | Herbie’s, Ardgay, near Tain
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    Property ref: S129115

    • Bedrooms 1

    • Sleeps 2

    • Baths 1

    • Pets No

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (3)

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    About this property

    With its own woodland garden, this pretty stone cottage is light and airy, and lies in an area renowned for its wildlife.
    Ground Floor:
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space: With Velux windows.
    Living area: With wood burner, 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: Galley style with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
    Bedroom area: With kingsize bed.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
    Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.
    Woodland garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 17-acre natural woodland grounds (shared with owner). Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: This property has a natural water supply. Herbie’s is in the grounds of the owner’s house, which is accessed via its own private lane. There is an unfenced river in the grounds.
    Herbie’s is charming, bijou stone cottage set in private countryside. This detached, single-storey cottage has been completely refurbished throughout. The main living area is open plan with studio-style accommodation, featuring high ceilings with large Velux windows that drink in the light and look to the surrounding tree tops. There is a kingsize bed, comfortable seating for two and a warm, welcoming wood burner which acts as a lovely focal point. Whilst the cottage has been completely modernised, it retains its olde worlde charm, with solid wooden floors and thick stone walls. The kitchen is small but very well-equipped, and has modern built-in units and integral appliances. A shower room with a state-of-the-art sun pipe in the roof reflects the sunlight into this pretty shower room.
    Herbie’s is a perfectly formed little gem and ideal as a couple’s secluded getaway. Set in the grounds of the owner’s lovely old stone farmhouse, there are 17 acres to wander around. There are wonderful walks through the wood and down to the sea shore, which is only 5 minutes away. This is a haven for birdwatchers, especially in the spring and autumn, as the property is right on the route for many interesting migrants. Deer, seals, otters and pine marten are all close neighbours. The cottage has its own private woodland garden area, ideal for picnics or enjoying a quiet drink whilst planning the next day’s excursion.
    Whilst quiet and private, there are good facilities within easy reach. The village of Ardgay, just 2 miles away, has a local convenience store and small café. The next village of Bonar Bridge, a mile further on, offers more facilities including shops, a café, pub and bistro restaurant. It also has a 9-hole golf course. There are numerous outdoor activities and places of interest in the area. The fishing is renowned, with salmon and trout fishing permits available to visitors in season. There are a series of mountain bike trails close by. Golfers are particularly well catered for, with a number of championship golf courses within a short drive, including Royal Dornoch and Brora. Herbie’s is just off the renowned North Coast 500 Route, which runs through some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in the British Isles. Local places of interest include the Falls of Shin, one of the few places to see salmon leaping close by, and Dunrobin Castle, historic seat of the Duke of Sutherland. Inverness is 45 minutes’ drive away. Beach 15 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 3 miles.
    Herbie’s can be booked together with Rowan Cottage (ref UK5939) to accommodate up to 6 guests.

    Accommodation

    Bike Store
    Detached Property
    Fuel and Power Included
    Garden / Patio
    Golf nearby
    Highchair
    Rural Location
    Television
    Woodburning Stove
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    Cot Available
    Washing Machine
    Pets – not allowed
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    Open Plan
    Accessible Cottages
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Parking - On Site
    Shower Cubicle
    Riverside
    Waterside Breaks
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    Local amenities

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    • Falls of Shin
      8 miles
    • Glenmorangie Distillery
      8.5 miles
    • Tesco
      9.5 miles
    • Sunflowers Café
      9.5 miles
    • Asda
      10 miles
    • Co-op Food
      10 miles
    • Jail Dornoch
      10.5 miles
    • Royal Dornoch Golf Club
      10.5 miles
    • Lairg Railway Station (LRG)
      10.5 miles
    • Dornoch Beach
      11 miles

    Reviews (3)

    Cath ‐ 17 Sep 2019
    "Such a fabulous place for a getaway, was only sad we couldn't stay longer. Such a tranquil place but with so many beautiful places to visit nearby. An exceptionally comfortable cottage with everything you need for a peaceful retreat."
    Louise ‐ 8 Sep 2019
    "Cottage was very cozy, loved the log burner. Lovely area, nice and peaceful for some rest and relaxation."
    Paul ‐ 30 May 2019
    "It's an idyllic place for those seeking rest , peace and nature. We had two weeks there and could have stayed longer.The owners are most helpful and generously share their beautiful grounds."

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