A lovely 3 bedroom house in Inverness Scotland's gateway to the Highlands home swap
My attractive 1890's house is situated on a quite residential lane. There is a driveway with room to park three cars.
There are two double bedrooms and one single, open plan lounge/ dining room (with new king-size sofa bed). A convenient downstairs walk in shower room and an upstairs bathroom.
The kitchen contains a new fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave.
The garden studio has lighting, power, heating and is fully insulated. This is available and is an excellent play area. We have Sky TV, Wii console and children's games.
The mature garden is very private, fully enclosed and is child friendly.
About the location
The city is only 15 minutes walk Long the River Ness and has some lovely restaurants.
There and excellent train and bus links. Inverness airport is only 20 minutes drive or bus ride away.
The closest swimming pool is the Aquadome, gym, climbing wall and ice rink and is a 7 minute walk. Next door to this is the beautiful Inverness Botanic Gardens and lovely Cobbs Cafe.
Inverness retail park contains a Vue Cinema, places to eat, large Tesco and a variety of shops. Bowling and several golf courses are close by.
Situated at the end of the road theatres is Eden Court that boast's a full programme of events that include a cinema and restaurant. We are lucky to have many stunning and tranquil walks at the end of Ballifeary lane. This includes the Ness Islands and the fantastic Canal that gently winds its way alongside the River Ness to the famous Loch Ness (Nessy Monster).
Dores Inn is a lovely restaurant and has lochside dog walks. Urquhart Castle visitor centre and a many different attractions are on the picturesque shore of Loch Ness. The highest mountain in Great Britain ,Ben Nevis is is Fort William. Harry Potter fans visit Glencoe and the Glenfinnan viaduct; there is also a beautiful steam train journey to Mallaig.
The quaint village of Beauly is 20 minutes away. The Old School Beauly is and award winning shop and cafe 20 minutes away. The corner on the square is a super Deli and coffee shop. Inchmore, Alder, Kilmorack and Kirstie Cohen Art gallery follow the fabulous Glen Affric road.
Bught park and Whin Park have (duck pond, rowing and children's play park). Inverness Museum and Art Galley and Castle Gallery are both located in the centre of town.
Cromarty is at the end of the Black Isle and is a beautiful part of Scotland with many charming small villages nearby. Rosemarkie beach and Fairy glen
The Highlands have skiing, hill-walking and stunning scenery. The Landmark centre is very popular with families all year round is 35 minutes away in Carrbridge. Aviemore is an excellent ski resort and further south is The Highland wildlife park near Kincraig.
The expansive Nairn beach is thirty minutes east and Auldern antiques is just out of town. Further along the Moray firth is Findhorn Beach. Further south 1 hour 30 minutes away is the Knockando woolmill with shop and cafe. The woolmill is based in northeast Scotland and has been manufacturing woollen textiles continuously since 1784. It is recognised as a unique part of Scotland’s manufacturing heritage and was awarded significant funding for its restoration.
Have a good rummage at Torguish house Antique and Salvage (15 minutes) and the Culloden Battlefield and visitor centre is very popular.
You can catch a ferry from John O' Groats to Orkney (the village Skara Brae) and then on wards to the Shetland Isles. Ullapool is 1 hour 15 minutes away and you can catch ferry to the isle of Lewis and Harris. Flights from Inverness airport are also available.
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Open to Offers
- Weekend Exchange
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Children welcome
- Pet Care Offered
- Pet Care required
- Shopping facilities
- Scuba diving
- Rock climbing
- Local restaurants
- Art galleries
- Horse Riding
- Skiing snowboarding
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: Inverness
Nearest city: Inverness
Property type: House
Location type: City