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Byre at Balblair Cottages

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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The Byre cottage is one of three cottages in a u-shaped farm steading conversion in the Highlands of Scotland. It's rural but situated close enough to Inverness and Nairn to enjoy town life too. After a days' exploring return to the Byre to relax and unwind. The Byre sleeps 2-4 and provides comfortable accommodation and an ideal location to tour the Highlands - Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorm Mountains, Dolphin Spotting, superb golf, Inverness (10 miles) and Nairn (6 miles). Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George nearby. The Byre cottage is next door to the Barn cottage and the Bothy cottage at Balblair Self Catering Cottages. ...The Byre cottage is one of three cottages in a u-shaped farm steading conversion in the Highlands of Scotland. It's rural but situated close enough to Inverness and Nairn to enjoy town life too. After a days' exploring return to the Byre to relax and unwind. The Byre sleeps 2-4 and provides comfortable accommodation and an ideal location to tour the Highlands - Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorm Mountains, Dolphin Spotting, superb golf, Inverness (10 miles) and Nairn (6 miles). Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George nearby. The Byre cottage is next door to the Barn cottage and the Bothy cottage at Balblair Self Catering Cottages. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Manager
Barbara Bariskan (Property Manager Barbara Bariskan)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful Gem we have found here. From the moment we booked the Owner Barbara was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable of the area. We stayed in the Barn for 1 week and found everything in this self catering unit was of a high...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Rachel G
08bee, VR Owner at Byre at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2019

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so pleased that you had a wonderful holiday in the Barn cottage and found it cosy with the wood burning stove. It's great to hear that you found the information folders useful for exploring the Highlands...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

A worm welcome from Barbara. We felt home immediately. Perfect location for our daily trips in the area. We missed nothing. We met everything like described. Thank you for a great week!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Guide752160
08bee, VR Owner at Byre at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you! We are so happy that you had a great week and felt at home immediately! It was lovely to meet you and have you stay and we look forward to welcoming you back one day. Best wishes, Barbara - Balblair Self Catering Cottages

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Ideal location only 3 miles from Inverness Airport very easy to find warm welcome on arrival from Barbara. Superb view and great for touring the area. The Byrne has great facilities to make it home from home. We would recommend to all our friends and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband and I stayed in the Byre cottage over the New Year period. The weather was very kind to us although it was very cold. This is not a problem when staying at the Byre as the cottage was lovely and warm all the...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank cmug
08bee, VR Owner at Byre at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write our first review of 2018! We are delighted that you enjoyed the Byre cottage and the beautiful scenery during your new year break. Best wishes, Barbara

Reviewed 4 September 2016

Wonderful cottage, we has everything we needed, a home away from home, would highly recommend staying here.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank chelleytordoff
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

My husband and I stayed in The Bothy during the final week of our honeymoon. It was fantastic! The Bothy is in a great location, peaceful, wonderful views and ideally located for exploring the surrounding area. We were made to feel very welcome by Barbara...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Lisa-Marie S
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Comfortable, well equipped and immaculate. Good location and excellent hosts. Views out to the Moray Firth and Black Isle and close to Inverness, airport and Nairn.

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank David K
Reviewed 22 June 2015

It had everything we needed and was very comfortable. It's a great spot as a base and peaceful to come back to. I would recommend it highly and hope to come back for a longer stay.

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Friendly hosts, fabulous views of the Moray Firth from the front door, plenty to see and do in the area. Well equipped and cosy cottage, we very much enjoyed our stay.

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank LDB48
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We stayed at the Byre for 2 weeks and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great care had been taken to provide a very comfortable, extremely well equipped and spotless holiday let. It was warm, comfortable and had lovely views towards the Moray Firth. It is an excellent...More

Date of stay: March 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Culloden Battlefield (National Trust of Scotland) Fort George (Historic Scotland) Cawdor Castle Dolphin Watching Loch Ness Whisky distilleries Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park What's on in Inverness see www.invernessfestivals.com, www.eden-court.com, www.ironworksvenue.com Inverness Highland Games Nairn Highland Games Baxter's Marathon
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