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Ideally located in the charming village of Beauly
Relax in the comfy lounge
Lounge area
Open plan lounge diner
Views to the Old Priory from the lounge
Bright contemporary dining area
Kitchen with a view
Spacious master king-size bedroom
Comfy double bedroom with TV
The Old Priory steeped in hisrory
Take a stroll down by the River Beauly
Delights of the local deli
Take a stroll around the local shops
Scenic drive from Inverness
View to the property
1 / 15  Ideally located in the charming village of Beauly
2 / 15  Relax in the comfy lounge
3 / 15  Lounge area
4 / 15  Open plan lounge diner
5 / 15  Views to the Old Priory from the lounge
6 / 15  Bright contemporary dining area
7 / 15  Kitchen with a view
8 / 15  Spacious master king-size bedroom
9 / 15  Comfy double bedroom with TV
10 / 15  The Old Priory steeped in hisrory
11 / 15  Take a stroll down by the River Beauly
12 / 15  Delights of the local deli
13 / 15  Take a stroll around the local shops
14 / 15  Scenic drive from Inverness
15 / 15  View to the property

1 Priory Court

Beauly, The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Grade C listed historic townhouse set in the heart of the charming village square of Beauly
  • Explore the traditional Scottish village shops selling knitwear, tweeds and crafts
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the riverside to strenuous walks in the nearby hills
  • Watch and listen to the local pipe band playing every Thursday during the Summer
  • Within driving distance to the Glen Affric renowned for its outstanding natural beauty
  • Take a day trip by train from the local station to visit the Highland Capital Inverness
Property code: 54592

A charming renovated historic townhouse dating back to the 1880’s situated in the pretty village of Beauly, a perfect base for exploring the Highlands with the Capital of Inverness only 15 miles away.

Set in the village square, it is the perfect escape for a small family or a couple and their beloved canine. Sleeping four across two bedrooms, this Grade C listed townhouse is just the right size. Located close to the banks of the River Beauly, you can enjoy peaceful strolls beside the water to more challenging rambles through the nearby hills. With such easy access to beautiful walks, you would be barking mad not to invite your canine companion on this family holiday.

A warm welcome awaits as you step through the door into this charming cottage. A stylish open-plan lounge/diner has been decorated with bright colours and contemporary furnishings. After a day on your feet, the cosy sofa looks very inviting while a perfect spot on the floor has Fido’s name on it. Don’t forget to pack his favourite bed or blanket, so that he feels right at home. As you prepare dinner in the kitchen, you can enjoy views over the old priory. Treat yourself to a film in bed or a lie in watching morning TV with both the king-size and the double complete with TVs.

Beauly offers a real Scottish welcome with shops selling knitwear, tweeds and crafts in the bustling square. Keen anglers can combine peaceful riverside walks with a spot of fishing, licenses are available from the ironmongers. If your canine isn’t one to stay still for long though, they might need to sit this one out. Further afield, hop in the car and enjoy a scenic road trip to Glen Affric (17 miles), renowned for its natural beauty. Loch Ness (25.5 miles) and Glen Urquhart Castle (15.5 miles) are all well worth a visit too. For a taste of city life, head to Inverness (15.5 miles) from the local train station - your dog too!

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms both with TV's - 1 king-size and 1 double (with some restricted head height due to sloping ceilings)
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and DeLonghi coffee machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge

Beautiful Beauly is known for its scenic setting and numerous walks around and from the village. Take a circular 5.5-mile walk on the heights above Beauly and look down upon the peaceful stretch of water of Loch nam Bonnach. Explore the ruins of Beauly Priory, once a church of a little-known order of monks and now with links to the Outlander book and TV series. Go fishing in the River Beauly, said to be one of the best Scottish salmon rivers.

Otherwise, drive just over 13.5 miles to the city of Inverness to browse in the Victorian Market and other shopping areas; make sure you visit the castle and St Andrew's Cathedral, while you are here. Venture some 12 miles to Drumnadrochit by Loch Ness where you can spend time at the famous Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition or buy a ticket to head out on to the water yourself to see if you can spot anything mysterious. Stop at Nessieland to explore its caves and visit the adventure playground. Striking Urquhart Castle, almost 17 miles from your base, is also close by and is well worth a trip. These beautiful ruins sit on a rocky promontory, overlooking out over the loch and embodying centuries of history. Head up to the battlements and pause to gaze down into the prison area.

This property is personally managed by Fiona.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Peter 14th September 2019

We had a terrific time at the cottage. It is ideally situated to travel throughout the Highlands with immediate access to A road routes. The cottage also sat within a minutes walk of good bars, restaurants, delicatessen, supermarket, butcher, baker, gift shops and general stores and only a few miles from a distillery! A great location. The cottage Read moreitself was perfect, providing all the facilities you would need. Help was always available and friendly from Elizabeth, the key holder next door. Hide

Reviewed by Judy 31st August 2019

Excellent. Although all amenities were close at hand it was lovely and quiet in the property. Made a comfortable and relaxing time.

Reviewed by Colin 22nd July 2019

We really enjoyed our short break in 1 Priory Cottages. The cottage was very clean, very comfortable and everything was of a very high quality, the kitchen especially, was very well appointed. The care taker, Elizabeth, was very helpful and knowledgable and Beauly was a lovely village with good restaurants and cafes, and the people were very friendRead morely. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 15th June 2019

The cottage was very well equipped and we felt welcome upon entering. It was warm and cosy and beautiful! My family and I, including our 4 legged friend thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Elizabeth was amazing, making sure that we had everything we needed for our stay and had a wealth of knowledge on the area. We will most definitely be going back next yRead moreear!! Hide

Reviewed by Bernd 26th May 2019

Very nice cottage in a historic building just next to the historic priory - all in all a perfect location for day-trips in northern Scotland. Elizabeth, the host, was great, always available and with hints and ideas. Thank you.

Reviewed by PAUL 13th October 2018

Perfect location for exploring The Highlands. Great places to eat within easy walking distance.

Reviewed by M F 8th September 2018

In an excellent location with parking outside the front door, clean and comfortable In an excellent location with parking outside the front door, comfortable modern furnishings. Good views of the hills from the bedrooms which have comfy beds and plenty of wardrobe space. The village/town has lots of facilities including a deli with a super cafe, baRead morekery, butcher, co-op and hotels. Trains from the station go to Inverness and many places of interest are in easy reach. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 25th August 2018

We had a fantastic holiday, the house is in a lovely location. Elizabeth next door(caretaker), was excellent, full of information about Beauly. We will definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Jenny 11th August 2018

Well equipped charming cottage, right in the centre of Beauly - a lovely, traditional Highland village.

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Ideally located in the charming village of Beauly
Relax in the comfy lounge
Lounge area
Open plan lounge diner
Views to the Old Priory from the lounge
Bright contemporary dining area
Kitchen with a view
Spacious master king-size bedroom
Comfy double bedroom with TV
The Old Priory steeped in hisrory
Take a stroll down by the River Beauly
Show 3 moreDelights of the local deli

Location

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