Torgorm Cottage No. 1 - Scotland
This cosy bungalow is a traditional semi-detached stone cottage and is perfect for 2 or 4 guests. Dogs are permitted for a small extra charge, please contact us to discuss if you have more than one.
The whole family will enjoy the walks and cycle routes from the doorstep.
Situated in a rural, countryside location on a private working farm, you are just a mile from Conon Bridge, only 3 miles from the popular market town of Dingwall, and 12 miles from Inverness which is the capital of the Highlands.
You’ll instantly feel at home in this country-style cottage which has been sympathetically modernised. It has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, with its wood burning stove and modern kitchen facilities.
Many of the cottage’s original features have been maintained, including the tongue and groove lined walls which add to the property’s country charm.
The cottage enjoys North facing views across attractive farmland towards Ben Wyvis, Dingwall and Cromarty Firth, giving it a peaceful and secluded feel.
There are 2 comfortable light & airy bedrooms – one double and one twin room, making it the ideal family farm holiday or is equally perfect for a romantic break in the country.
An open plan kitchen and living area with sofas and wood-burning stove is a welcoming place to put your feet up, relax, read or watch TV - perfect for chilly evenings. The kitchen has all you need with a dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, microwave and an electric oven/hob. Once you’ve cooked up a feast, dine together round the wooden dining table and make your plans for the next day.
There is a bright bathroom which has a shower over the bath.
There is Wifi, a Hi Fi and TV with Freeview and the cottage is heated via a Biomass heating system.
The farm itself has over a 1000 sheep, 300 cows and also grows malting barley and wheat. During lambing time there is plenty of activity and lots of lambs of course!
You’re in an excellent location here to explore this part of the Highlands and you can easily take advantage of all that this wild and exciting part of Scotland has to offer.
Whether you are into fishing, golf, hill walking, cycling or just chilling, then Torgorm No.1 is a really comfortable & cosy wee place to stay.
?You are also ideally located for going north to Sutherland, south to Speyside, west to Ullapool and east to Elgin - all within an hour’s drive away, plus only a stone’s throw away from the NC500.
Property type: Traditional Semi-detached stone cottage.
Internet: Free WIFI available.
Kitchen: Open plan kitchen/living room with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, microwave and an electric oven/hob.
Dining: Dining table and chairs in kitchen seats 4.
Living: Open plan kitchen/living room with sofas, TV, wood-burning stove.
Bedrooms: 2 bedrooms – 1 x double & 1 x twin
Bathrooms: 1 bathroom with bath & shower over bath.
Suitability: Not suitable for Wheelchair users.
Pets: 1 dog welcome at additional cost of £20 per stay.
Outside: Outside seating available, small area of grass but not an enclosed garden.
General: No smoking. Parking for 2 cars.
Owners live nearby. This is a working farm with sheep, cattle and sheep dogs about.
Golf - too many to mention but here are a few suggestions.
- Muir of Ord, Strathpeffer and Fortrose & Rosemarkie.
- Inverness, Castle Stuart, Nairn and Nairn Dunbar.
- Tain, Royal Dornoch, Golspie and Brora
- Forres, Elgin and Moray
- Spey Valley, Grantown on Spey and Boat of Garten
Horse Riding: Chapelton Equestrian Centre (01463 871061) or Broomhill Riding Centre (01381 620214)
Fishing: Tarvie Lochs (01997 421250), Stoneyfield Lochs Trout Fishery (01349 852632), Achilty Loch Trout Fishery (01997 421245),
Walking:& Cycling routes from the door
Hill walking opportunities / Munros all within an easy drive away
Bird watching - a number of red kites flying over the fields on a daily basis
Dolphin watching - Chanonry Point in Fortrose is a cracking spot
Restaurants/Bars: Many options available, but these are highly recommended:
The Storehouse – self-service food of outstanding quality with farm shop
IV10 – In Fortrose after a spot of Dolphin watching
Café India – Dingwall’s best curry house
The Raj – one of Inverness’ finest curry houses
Rocpool – special night out in Inverness
The Applecross Inn – if you fancy an amazing drive and some of the best local seafood
Castles: Culloden Battlefield - Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness - Dunrobin Castle - Eilean Donan Castle - Brodie Castle - Fort George - Inverness Castle
Bank: ATM at Conon Bridge (1 mile) & banks in Dingwall (3 miles).
Shops: Co-op and Post Office in Conon Bridge. There is a large Tesco and Lidl in Dingwall, as well as butchers, green grocers and bakers. and also a post office.
Doctors: Dingwall Medical Centre and Raigmore Hospital in Inverness
Vets: Conon Vets in Conon Bridge
Beach: Rosemarkie (13.5 miles), Nairn Beach (26 miles). Cromarty Firth (16 miles) is home to characterful bottlenose dolphins, grey seals, mink whales and spectacular coastal walks.
You could also pop along to Rosemarkie (13.5 miles) which is an ancient village with a lot of charm, a pretty beach and selection of amenities.
Nearest Town: Dingwall (3 miles)
Nearest Village: Conon Bridge (1 mile)
Public Transport: Stagecoach bus service to Dingwall and Inverness from Conon Bridge. There is also a Train station in Conon Bridge.