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Beautiful self catering house in an idyllic village setting in the Highlands

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Spacious and very comfortable 6 bedroom house with 4 bathrooms and large garden

Hillview House is a large detached house in a beautiful village setting, surrounded by a mature garden which is completely private and perfect for children and pets. The house is a newly furnished, spacious and extremely comfortable large holiday house in a truly stunning area.

Downstairs the entrance hall leads into the cosy sitting room with lovely marble fireplace and open fire. The sitting room is a lovely light room with three large bay windows leading into the dining room with solid oak dining table and leather covered dining chairs. There is an archway through to the large and well equipped kitchen with a pantry and cloakroom attached plus a back-door through to the sun porch. A doorway from the kitchen leads to the downstairs hallway with 3 large bedrooms, bathroom and playroom off.

Upstairs there are 3 more large bedrooms, 1 with a view to Cawdor Castle with en-suite and dressing room, a further large double room and a bedroom with twin beds.

Many great attractions and eating places nearby: Award winning Cawdor Tavern, serving excellent food, is close by in the village and there are many other great eating places nearby, from the Michelin starred Boath House in Auldearn (7 miles) to many pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and cafes serving great food in the Nairn area.

Landmark Activity Centre, Carrbridge - 34 miles, Culbin Forest RSPB Coastal Reserve - 5 miles, mountain biking and National Cycle Routes close by, castles and distilleries nearby, Speyside Whisky Trail, historical sites close by including Culloden, Fort George and Clave Cairns, Findhorn (picturesque fishing village, water sports and Eco village) - 19 miles.

Should you want to venture further then the fascinating Black Isle is only 30 minutes away and the dramatic West Coast is only an hour and a half drive away. If you visit in spring or autumn you may be lucky enough to see a display of one of nature's wondrous sights, the Northern Lights.

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We're just back from a wonderful week at your fabulous house. What a location, everything so accessible and we even had good weather! I'm so glad we found Hillview on the internet search and hope to be back sometime.

We all had a great time - it was the perfect place to have a family get together.

Thank you.
Sep 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Inverness in Highland

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite with largest double bedroom upstairs
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite with large double room downstairs
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With en-suite and dressing room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , With en-suite
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Lots of space throughout the property, with 3 bedrooms upstairs and a further 3 downstairs. 2 of the double bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms and there is a large bathroom on each floor. In addition there is a playroom on the ground floor equipped with a selection of games. The house is tastefully furnished throughout with fitted carpets everywhere except kitchen and bathrooms.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Very well equipped self-catering house, ideal for large parties or groups with lots of space in the house and in the private and spacious garden outside. An excellent base for exploring all this lovely Moray Coast area has to offer - or just to have a really relaxing holiday in beautiful surroundings. Located in a small very picturesque conservation village. Village shop, convenient for newspapers and essentials.


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Beautiful self catering house in an idyllic village setting in the Highlands
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews
Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Superb location and house

  • 5 of 5

All 12 of us had a wonderful break at Hillview House. It is extremely spacious and we had plenty room in the living and kitchen areas, whilst were able to "escape" to our rooms for a rest too! The local shop was friendly and well stocked, and the Cawdor Tavern was lovely for a special meal out. Both were within a minute's walk from the house. That said, it was such a peaceful location, no traffic noises at all. Great for dogs with a wooded walk a few minutes away on foot. Lots to do in the general area (Culloden, Fort George, Cairngorm funicular, Inverness, and Nairn beach to name a few!) and an excellent location for cyclists and walkers. Highly recommended! Thank you for a great time!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hillview House

  • 4 of 5

We were a large party on a family vacation. We arrived and were delighted with the house and the gardens.

Plenty of room and privacy even with 9 of us in the house. Location in the town of Cawdor was so perfect we were all sad to leave. The addition of the sun room was perfect as we could sit out late and not bother the neighbours with our chatter. Hope to return and spend another week.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Cawdor Castle
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Cawdor Village, nestled between the scenic Highlands and the spectacular Moray Coast makes an ideal place for either a relaxing peaceful break or an active, outdoor holiday all year round. With its good travel links and mild climate Nairnshire has attracted visitors from home and abroad, families to film stars, both in the past and present. The area has a huge diversity of beautiful scenery from mountains, moorland, rolling farmland to woodlands and a stunning coastline with rocky coves and long sandy beaches.

Cawdor is the ideal base for a huge array of activities - golfing, cycling, bird-watching, watersports, hill-walking, coastal walks, fishing - all are practically on the doorstep. The beautiful Moray Coast is just five miles away: the Moray Firth is famous for being home to one of only three populations of bottle nose dolphins in the UK.

Twelve of the Highlands' top twenty visitor attractions are within an hour's drive of this superb self-catering house.

Golf: Over 30 golf courses in a 60 mile radius. Many outstanding courses close by, from championship courses in Nairn, Forres and Dornoch to smaller undiscovered gems all along the Moray Coast.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Inverness, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
June, July, Aug
27 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept, Oct
1 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short breaks available on request outside of peak periods from 250 pounds per night. Well behaved dogs welcome at 15 pounds per dog, please mention at the time of booking. 25% deposit at time of booking and then the balance due 6 weeks prior to booking date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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