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Barn at Balblair Cottages

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Balblair Farm and Self Catering Cottages
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
The Barn is one of three cottages in a u-shaped farm steading conversion in the Highlands of Scotland. It's rural but situated close enough to Inverness and Nairn to enjoy town life too. After a days' exploring return to the Barn to relax and unwind. The Barn sleeps up to 6 and provides comfortable accommodation and an ideal location to tour the Highlands - Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorm Mountains, Dolphin Spotting, superb golf, Inverness (10 miles) and Nairn (6 miles). Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George nearby. ...The Barn is one of three cottages in a u-shaped farm steading conversion in the Highlands of Scotland. It's rural but situated close enough to Inverness and Nairn to enjoy town life too. After a days' exploring return to the Barn to relax and unwind. The Barn sleeps up to 6 and provides comfortable accommodation and an ideal location to tour the Highlands - Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorm Mountains, Dolphin Spotting, superb golf, Inverness (10 miles) and Nairn (6 miles). Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Fort George nearby. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The Barn at Balblair Cottages is strictly no smoking. One dog per cottage is permitted and there is a small extra charge of £20 per week. Guest booking must be aged over 18. Strictly no parties.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Manager
Barbara Bariskan (Property Manager Barbara Bariskan)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
Once the balance payment has been paid details regarding the key, grocery shopping, and directions will be emailed. The cottage has a large folder packed with information on local sites and places of interest as well as those further afield.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing place to stay. We visited at the beginning of August and I have to stay despite our difficulties (nothing to do with the accommodation), we still had the most fantastic time. Barbara is a wonderfully helpful host, who endeavoured to assist us...More

Date of stay: August 2022
Thank vickie62
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Reviewed 16 June 2022

It was our second visit in 8 months and we have booked to return again The Barn is an amazing space for our family plenty of room so we don't get under each others feet plenty of room to relax. We love that there is...More

Date of stay: March 2022
Thank donna639
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Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

We had a wonderful week at The Barn at Balblair, near Nairn and Inverness. The cottage was first class with everything we needed. There was a delightful welcome basket waiting when we arrived and a warm distanced welcome from the owner. Any queries were promptly...More

Date of stay: October 2020
1  Thank Rodtosh
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Balblair Self Catering Cottages, the Barn, was the best decision made when planning our holiday. We spent a week at the Barn and felt like we were "coming home" every evening from our daily excursions. The bedrooms were spacious with plenty of closet and drawer...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank kellylg2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

A very well appointed cottage worthy of its 5 star rating. Barbara is welcoming and very hospitable. The grandchildren will miss the ponies in the back garden. This is our first visit and we hope not our last.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Discover795756
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08bee, VR Owner at Barn at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We are delighted with your 5 star review! Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay at the Barn at Balblair Self Catering Cottages. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes, Barbara

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

The location is cracking, beautiful countryside, sheep, lambs, a couple of horses and Bob the dog came to visit. The cottage was spacious, clean and clearly well looked after. Barbara was there to welcome us and was always available if we needed her. The location...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank amacdon8
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08bee, VR Owner at Barn at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review and recommendation! We are delighted that you enjoyed the countryside location of Balblair Cottages and that the Barn cottage was spacious, clean and ideal for your family holiday. Best wishes, Barbara, Balblair Cottages

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stayed in the Barn over Easter with our two children (7 and 9). The cottage was perfect; warm and cosy (it snowed on a couple of days), comfy beds and everything we could possibly need. It's perfectly located for Inverness Airport, Inverness and Nairn,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Fiona C
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We first stayed here 14 years ago and always said that one day we would bring any children we had to visit this beautiful area of the UK. In August 2017 we had saved up enough money to bring our 12 year old twin boys...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank 586cathyf
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08bee, VR Owner at Barn at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Dear Cathy, Luke, Robbie and Jossie Thank you for your amazing review!!! We are absolutely delighted that you chose to revisit us and had a brilliant stay :) We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Barbara & family

Reviewed 30 January 2017

amazing location in the country site with a short distance to narin and inverness. cottage with all the things you need . I highly recomand this stay

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank Jeffrey G
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08bee, VR Owner at Barn at Balblair Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the area and found everything in the cottage to make your holiday special. Thanks for highly recommending us. We hope to see you again one day. Best wishes, Barbara

Reviewed 21 May 2016

Great place! The fire was wonderful on a cold day!! The location is near many interesting sites and close to Nairn or Inverness. Barbara was great and very helpful!

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank 434pat
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Culloden Battlefield (National Trust of Scotland) Fort George (Historic Scotland) Cawdor Castle Dolphin Watching Loch Ness Whisky distilleries Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park What's on in Inverness see www.invernessfestivals.com, www.eden-court.com, www.ironworksvenue.com Inverness Highland Games Nairn Highland Games Baxter's Marathon
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  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Barn at Balblair Cottages

Barn at Balblair Cottages is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Barn at Balblair Cottages has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Barn at Balblair Cottages has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Barn at Balblair Cottages must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.