|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Rentals at "Osprey Cottage" usually run from Saturday to Saturday, arriving after 3.00pm and departing by 10.00am.
Changeover days may also be Fridays or Mondays allowing guests to enjoy short breaks from Monday to Friday, 4 nights at 75% of the weekly rate, or Friday to Monday, 3 nights at 70% of the weekly rate.
If your planned dates fall outwith the 3-4 night break period, please contact us as we can be flexible with dates.
'Osprey Cottage' is situated by the shores of the Cromarty Firth, this spacious detached property, adjacent to owners' home, has been renovated and furnished to a high standard. The property is just a few meters from the shoreline. It makes it the ideal place for bird watching. The owners also have a small bird 'hide' available for guests to use with beach access. The many tourist attractions in the area are all within a short drive. Beaches, distilleries, golf courses, castles and RSPB reserves.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with slate floor, a well equipped kitchen / dining room with beamed ceiling and slate / oak flooring. Spacious living room, partly open plan with beamed ceiling and oak flooring with an outlook over the Cromarty firth. Double bedroom with 5' bed, beamed ceiling and oak flooring. Shower room with toilet, hand basin, walk in shower and oak flooring.
Nature and bird watching: The local area is rich in both bird and animal life, the Cromarty Firth is a haven for migrating wildfowl and waders in the spring and autumn. The firth also plays host to bottle-nose dolphins and various dolphin watching trips set sail from Cromarty and Inverness. They can also be viewed from Chanonry Point on the Black Isle. From April to September Ospreys fish along the foreshore of Nigg Bay adjacent to the cottage. The owners also have a small bird hide at the bottom of their garden that you are free to use when you are staying at the cottage.
The RSPB also have birde hides located at Nigg and Udal bays. www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/n/niggbay/index.aspx
Dolphin watching trips from Cromarty. www.ecoventures.co.uk
Beautiful cottage. Weather was kind to us and we managed to go out every day. Wonderful scenery.
Distilleries warmed us up on the colder days.
This property was as good as ever with a good supply of treats for us on arrival. The only negative was that the parking space allocated to the cottage was under some silver birch(?) trees which were dropping a glue-like substance onto the car with the result that we had to visit the local carwash several times to get rid of it.
We were really impressed with this cottage. Very clean and very welcoming on arrival and very comfortable. Lights and heating were on so it was warm and cosy. Nice added touch was the milk in the fridge and the biscuits crisps and bottle of wine that had been left for us. Beautiful views out of the back window and we used the bird hide regularly. Would recommend this cottage to everyone.
This beautiful cottage in Invergordon area is a "gem". Beautifully decorated, immaculately kept, spacious and very comfortable with everything you need to enjoy your stay, the kitchen is extremely well equipped with instructions for using every appliance. On the shores of the Firth or Cromarty with its own private bird blind for bird lovers. The MacDonald's are very gracious hosts and have provided all the information one needs to enjoy the surrounding areas to the fullest. We especially appreciated the welcoming treats and starters!
We stayed at Osprey Cottage for one week. We have been to Scotland many times
and stayed in lovely cottages but we think that Osprey Cottage is the most beautiful one we have stayed in. The cottage is very spacious and every room is beautifully furnished. The kitchen is equipped to a very high standard and the walk in shower in the bathroom is absolutely fantastic. It is ideally situated to visit the most northern part of Scotland. We have had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay and even the weather was kind to us. It was our first stay at the cottage and we have already recommended it to our family and friends.
Tatsächlich ist der reale Eindruck der Fewo noch besser als der durch die Fotos vermittelte.
Wir waren für eine Woche in dieser großzügigen, warmen, gemütlichen, heimeligen und gut ausgestatteten Fewo rundum zufrieden und können sie nur weiterempfehlen.
Gemütliche Sofas (Leselicht fehlt), reichlich Musik-CD's und Videos, sehr schönes Bad, große und gutausgestattete Küche, direkter Zugang zum Strand (der nicht besonders einladen aber zum abendlichen bummeln bei Ebbe ok ist). Von dort wunderbare Sonnenuntergänge mit Ausblick auf die Black Isle (mit Cromarty: Besuch lohnend, Anfahrt von Norden mit Fähre). Die Bohrtürme im Cromarty Firth stören nicht und sind weit weg...
Gute Einkaufsmöglichkeit gibt es in Invergordon.
Das Haus war gut im Internet beschrieben und genau so haben wir es vorgefunden: super verkehrsgünstig gelegen, sehr sauber, hilfreiche und bequeme kleine Dinge, die den Aufenthalt komfortabel gestaltet haben. Wir hatten absolut unsere Ruhe und konnten unsere Zeit und den Norden Schottlands genießen. Ein perfekter Ort, um die abwechslungsreiche Flora und Fauna zu entdecken. Wir werden das Haus weiter empfehlen und wünschen unseren Vermietern alles Gute!
'Osprey Cottage' is situated on the shores of the Cromarty firth between Barbaraville and Saltburn by the B817. Adjacent, but detached from the owners property and ideal for those interested in birdwatching. There are golf courses, distilleries, historical places of interest and beaches within easy driving distance.
Other Activities: Bird watching, Dolphin watching
Golf: The local area is rich with golf courses at Invergordon, Alness, Tain, Portmahomack, Dornoch, Skibo, Bonar-bridge.
Ski: The nearest Ski resort is Aviemore which is about 1 hours drive South on the A9.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
1 Oct 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Rentals usually run from Saturday to Saturday arriving after 3pm and departing by 10.00am.
Changeover days may also be Fridays or Mondays,allowing guests to enjoy short breaks from Monday to Friday, 4 nights at 75% of weekly rate or Friday to Monday,3 nights at 70% of the weekly rate.
If your planned dates fall outwith the 3+4 night break period, please contact us as we can be flexible on dates.