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Red Kite House

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Jamestown, near Strathpeffer, Highlands
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps9
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms2
Pets 2
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Description

Enjoy the cosy open fire, or the large garden with sitting-out area, this detached property is perfect for families and friends.

Enjoying lovely views across the surrounding countryside, this spacious, detached holiday property is situated in Jamestown, on the outskirts of the popular Victorian spa village of Stathpeffer. There is so much to see and do for all ages, with Loch Ness, Inverness, the Highland capital, the stunning beaches of the Moray Coast and the Isle of Skye. This is a superb area for mountain biking, golf, hill climbing, bird watching, red kites are often observed from the house, and watersports. There are numerous castles and distilleries to visit. Beach approx. 8 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With open fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Dining room: With wooden floor.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed and sloping ceiling.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and sloping ceiling.
Bedroom 3: With double bed (access from one side only), single bed and sloping ceiling.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and broadband included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Large lawned garden with sitting-out area. Private parking. No smoking.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • DVD player
    DVD player
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Main Fuel or Power incl.
    Main Fuel or Power incl.
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Television
    Television
  • Broadband
    Broadband
  • Short Breaks All Year
    Short Breaks All Year
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 8

    17/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/03/2018
    Lovely views well equipped


  • 9

    09/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 04/01/2018
    Another lovely stay at Red Kite House. Plenty of room, well equipped and now with a great refurbished downstairs shower room.


  • 8

    04/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2017
    To be fair we had an amazing holiday. Red kite house wasn’t up to Complete standard ie cleanliness wasn’t very good. But all bedding towels etc where all very clean. Kitchen equipment was ok. Very dated. But in all we had a great holiday an I would visit red kite house again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Glad you enjoyed your holiday but cannot understand the 2/10 rating on cleanliness. You did not contact us about this during your stay. Our housekeeper works very thoroughly to prepare the property for guests. Sometimes it is difficult to achieve that when the place is left in a state by those departing, but without fail it is always up to standard before new people arrive. There is also little we can do if guests ignore the requirement to put the bin out and this regrettably impacts on the next family or group who are staying.

  • 9

    29/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2017
    This was our third stay and we enjoyed ourselves immensely as usual. The owner is very helpful and easy to deal with. We are already thinking of returning next year.


  • 10

    23/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2017
    Booked 2 weeks but had to leave after 10 days for family reasons but would definitely go there again , cottage was very comfortable well equipped and the views were wonderful. Hope to stay longer next time


  • 7

    12/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2017
    Had a lovely stay here. Loved the house, much bigger than it looks in the pictures. Plenty of room for our party of 4adults and 4 kids. The location is great, really beautiful. The only negative is that it could of been cleaner. We had to clean the fridge before use. The chairs in the living room are very tired and dirty. In saying that we all loved the old fashioned look of the house and realise it would cost alot more to stay here if it was more modern and uptodate.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: The cleanliness of the property and guests comfort and enjoyment is of paramount importance to us. Steps have been taken to ensure that issues of this nature should not occur again.

  • 9

    25/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 17/06/2017
    Lovely location. Home from home, the house was everything we wanted for a family holiday with plenty of space.


  • 10

    18/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2017
    Unfortunately, although we had been asked not to go to the property until 4pm, due to it being cleaned, etc., when we arrived, any cleaning that had been done was superficial. It by no means spoilt Red Kite House for us, but we had to spend sometime wiping surfaces, cleaning up under beds and the TV unit. The group before us had not sorted their recycling waste correctly, so the bin was rejected when we put it out. We spent an hour with rubber gloves on sorting out the recycling waste. The general waste had not been emptied either, so when we left, the bin was completely full! Not our fault, but not something the incoming group would have been very happy about. Apart from cleanliness, Red Kite House was a great place to stay. Wonderful views, plenty of room, good utensils in the kitchen and very relaxing after a hectic day.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner: Although I'm delighted that you had an excellent stay we apologise for any shortcomings in the standard of cleanliness on this occasion. Thank you for your feedback and I am confident that there wont be a repeat. As is common with holiday cottages, guests are asked to put out bins on a designated day. There is clear signage on the kitchen noticeboard and schedule as to which bin. Unfortunately some guests occasionally forget to do this. The bin cycle alternates fortnightly between recycling and general rubbish. If a bin is not placed out for emptying then the following guests suffer the problem mentioned in the review. We can only apologise and re-iterate that clear instructions are given. The actions taken by you go above and beyond goodwill and we would like to register our gratitude as I'm sure the following guests would also.

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8.6 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews collected by Reevoo
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