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The Boat House

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Rosemarkie, near Inverness, Highlands
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets0
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Description

The Boat House lies just 30 yards from the beach on the Moray Firth, with dolphins, otters, nestling ospreys and falcons all close by.

Beach side setting


This detached former lifeboat station is situated approximately 30 yards from the beach on the Moray Firth. It is close to the famous Channory Point, where the bottlenose dolphins are seen daily and can also be seen from the property. Otters, ospreys and falcons can also be seen in front of the house and free fishing with good runs of sea trout are available. There is a choice of restaurants and bistros within a 5-minute walk along the beach. Rosemarkie is ideally situated for touring the Northern Highlands with most of the main tourist attraction, the Isle of Skye, the ferry, the fishing ports of Ullapool and Inverewe Gardens are an easy drive. Local amenities include golf at the local course just a few hundred yards away and other fine courses including Castle Stuart. Trips on Loch Ness are only 20 minutes away. The Camping and Caravan Club is adjacent to the property. Shop and pub 300 yards, restaurants within 0.5 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi on site (payable to the Camping and Caravan Club). Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2018
    A cosy, comfortable place to stay for quiet, relaxing holiday. Beach is just a few yards over the very quiet road. Great walks nearby. Would have appreciated a washing machine for towels (bought our own as requested, but ran out.) Also needs more tea cloths (provided). Difficult to dry hand- washed items as the washing line needs a post and notices specifically ask visitors not to dry items on radiators. (Nearest laundry Inverness, so we borrowed from a friend who lives nearby.) All a bit inconvenient at the time, but would definitely consider staying here again.


  • 10

    04/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/03/2018
    We had a lovely holiday in The Boat House. The cottage was very comfortable with lots of space and was warm and cosy, though the weather outside was really cold the week we were there. We had lovely views from all the windows but they could be lost to some degree once campers were on the site next door and blocking some views, but it wouldn't detract from the area and easy access to the beach. We would certainly come to the Boat House and Rosemarkie again.


  • 8

    03/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/07/2017
    Fabulous location- easy walk up the beach to Chanonry Point to watch the dolphins. we saw dolphins almost every day from the beach in front of the house. Great


  • 10

    22/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 15/07/2017
    amazing location.great time had by all.boathouse beautiful.would definitely return.owner never bothered us at all introduced himself on arrival told us about dolphins etc and gave us address jn case of any problems.beach 2 mins away perfect.thank you.very happy.


  • 9

    18/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2017
    The reason we would not go back is due to there being only one "normal" bed. We were aware it had bunk beds before we booked, but as Brownie Leaders were happy for one of us to sleep on the bottom bunk. In the event we found the bunk to be uncomfortable. We ended up moving the mattresses to the lounge. Whilst this then made for a comfortable sleep, it was not ideal considering the amount we had paid for the cottage. We loved loved loved the location, appreciated the WiFi we could buy from the caravan site, enjoyed the peace and quiet and the local bistro. Unfortunately the local pub was not serving food all week, which would have been a problem if you were relying on it for meals. The owner was very helpful and quick to deal with a maintenance issue. A beautiful part of Scotland, which we will return to. The dolphin watching was awesome, just a shame the otters went into hiding!


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9.3 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by Reevoo
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