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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Pets 1

Brahan Cottages- Balnain 1

Brahan, near Dingwall, Northern Highlands | UK32541 4 Grade:
5 years


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Balnain 1 is a brilliant cottage situated on the Brahan Estate, with outdoor pursuits available nearby to enjoy throughout your fabulous holiday.

Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: With open fire and Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Broadband included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Laundry facilities on-site (shared with other properties).

Lawned garden with sitting-out area (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

The Brahan Estate is famous around the world for the ‘Brahan Seer’, an estate worker in the 17th-century called Kenneth Mackenzie or ‘Kenneth the Sallow’, whose prophecies came true, namely the Battle of Culloden. The estate was also home to the Seaforths, Chiefs of the Clan Mackenzie. Brahan Estate is the site of many a romantic episode relating to the Jacobite Risings.
The interior of the cottage is perfect for a family of four, two couples or even a couple wanting more space. The living/dining room is a great space with a cosy open fire. Most rooms offer views our over the surrounding Highland countryside.
There are many historical tales to soak up during your stay at Balnain 1. The geography of the estate, with the mature River Conon taking centre stage and meandering through the landscape, is truly wonderful. This rich natural environment boasts an abundance of flora and fauna to spot and enjoy during your stay.
The river is sure to be of interest to keen fisherman, with brownies as well as salmon a possibility. Loch Ussie is also well worth exploring, with both the river and the loch free to fish for those staying in estate properties. Other sports available on the estate include clay pigeon shooting, stalking, hiking and even golf on the wee estate course. Please contact the owners prior for more details.
Balnain 1 is set between the Royal Burgh of Dingwall and the village of Contin, perfectly placed for those wanting to explore beyond the beautiful confines of the estate and see the majesty of the Scottish Highlands. Within an hour and a half you can be on the Isle of Skye, exploring the Torridon Range, or strolling along the awe-inspiring coasts of Sutherland. As a base for exploring the Scottish Highlands, Balnain 1 is absolutely perfect. Beach 17 miles. Balnain 1 can be booked together with Seaforth Cottages (UK32542) to accommodate up to 13 guests.

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    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
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    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

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