These attractive cottages are located within Cawdor Estate which spans over 20 miles North to South and has been in the ownership of the Cawdor family for over 700 years.
Lochanshelloch Cottage - 3 nights from £534
This large, one-and-a-half storey cottage has been tastefully renovated to a very high standard and retains many original features. Both sitting room and dining room are furnished with old-style comfort in mind, with capacious sofas, stripped floorboards, chunky rugs and welcoming open fireplaces. The large farmhouse style kitchen has been fully modernised and has everything required to entertain family and friends. Three sizeable bedrooms provide ample room for up to six guests and are complemented by a well appointed bathroom and separate shower room.
Lochanshelloch sits within a large garden and is approached by private road, affording tranquil seclusion for those wishing to escape the hurly-burly of modern life.
Achneim Cottage - 3 nights from £387
Originally a gamekeeper’s cottage, this pleasing countryside one-bedroomed cottage is located close to the village and enjoys open views of the Moray Firth coastline and the Black Isles beyond.
The decor and furnishings within this charming little cottage are tasteful and comfy. The large sitting room, with its open fireplace, is ideal for those quiet evenings. The double bedroom is spacious and a nicely appointed kitchen with adjoining utility room and bathroom provide adequate accommodation for two, with a private garden surrounded by farmland completing the picture.
Achneim is a little gem of a cottage and is always popular with those looking for the perfect romantic retreat.
Fisherman's Cottage - 3 nights from £525
This purpose built fisherman’s dwelling rests on the banks of the picturesque River Findhorn in the Drynachan valley and offers its guests splendid riverside views.
The spacious sitting room and dining area is wood-panelled throughout and the log-burning stove and traditional furnishings lend the room a cosy ambiance. A well equipped kitchen, three exceptionally spacious bedrooms (two twins and one double), and a bathroom and shower room ensure comfortable accommodation for up to six guests. Modern casement windows and full central heating help to keep the Highland chill at bay.
Fisherman’s cottage is by design the ideal base for a fishing holiday, but will also appeal to guests seeking the absolute tranquillity that a stay alongside one of Scotland’s most attractive rivers can provide.
Gardener's Cottage - 3 nights from £462
As the name suggests, this delightful whitewashed stone cottage formerly housed the Estate gardener and lies within the wooded Drynachan Valley, enjoying spectacular views across the River Findhorn.
The cottage offers a touch of luxury with the wilderness of the Highlands on your doorstep. The sitting room, dining room and kitchen are all equipped to a high standard and present a pleasing mix of old-worldly charm and modern convenience. Lovingly restored original Victorian fireplaces, panelled walls and stone-slab flooring are to be found throughout the downstairs rooms. The three bedrooms, two twins upstairs and a double downstairs, as is traditional in this style of property, are tastefully furnished. A well-appointed bathroom and separate shower room further complement the accommodation.
Gardener’s Cottage is bordered by dry-stone walls and surrounded by pine woodlands, dense grasslands and babbling burns: a Highland retreat par excellence.
Ivy Cottage - 3 nights from £534
This lovely three bedroomed-cottage nestled at the west end of the village, has splendid views across the surrounding open countryside and is within easy walking distance of local amenities.
The sizeable sitting room has many original features, including stripped wooden floorboards, double-hung sash windows and a beautifully restored Victorian open fireplace. The kitchen has been tastefully upgraded to modern standards and includes a good sized dining area. The three bedrooms offer a pleasant mix of comfort and style; one bedroom being located on the ground floor as is traditional in this style of property, with coombed ceiling bedrooms upstairs. Ground and first floor bathrooms help make this cottage both practical as well as charming.
The cottage is bounded by a fenced garden, making Ivy cottage just the place for a quiet family vacation.
There are numerous activities on the Estate both for the serious outdoorsman and the nature-lover as well as fishing on the river Nairn and the River Findhorn. There are great walks available, but for many the rugged beauty of the Highlands is the prime attraction and Cawdor is ideally situated for exploring the area.
During your stay you may like to visit CAWDOR CASTLE, Culloden Battlefield and the BEACHES in Nairn, championship golf courses, cashmere and tweed emporiums and whisky distilleries.
|Achneim||£677 Per unit per week|
|Fisherman's||£919 Per unit per week|
|Gardener's||£809 Per unit per week|
|Ivy||£935 Per unit per week|
|Lochanshellach||£935 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Book a week in one of our cottages and receive free entry into Cawdor Castle for you and your family.