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“Perfect place to stay”

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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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NALeavitt
Stirling
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 27 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We loved everything about Wildhaven. It was out in the middle of nowhere but really only 8 miles from downtown Inverness which was a very short drive. The views were spectacular and it was lovely to be able to watch the ducks, geese and chicken that were waddling about. No need to lock anything - we felt so safe!!! The cottage itself is spacious and super cosy with very comfortable furniture. The kitchen is equipped with anything you could possibly need AND plates, glasses, pots, pans (everything) was in great condition and sturdy. Mairi and her husband were wonderful hosts - so friendly and were available for any questions. They live in the house that is attached to the cottage but even so, there is plenty of privacy. Our dog loved staying here too! Lots of walks close by so no need to even get in the car if you didn't want to. This was a perfect place to stay and from now on, we will only stay at Wildhaven when we're in the area. JUST WONDERFUL!

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Laurs1313
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Farmland cottage”
Reviewed 27 April 2016 for a stay in November 2015

Wild haven is a prefect little self catering cottage with lovely views, friendly owners and it is so peaceful and exactly what you need for a nice weekend away!

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sophiegir...
england
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Absolute Heaven”
Reviewed 27 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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When we arrived, I said to my Husband, I'm never going home again. It was so peaceful, quiet, beautiful scenery. Mairi and Andy are lovely. The two dogs Max and Penny are so friendly. It really was like home from home. The cottage has everything you could need, and Mairi was really good to us. We are definitely going back, just a matter of when!!!

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Liked best: Scenery, peace, everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Geraint D
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Mr and Mrs”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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A hidden gem with amazing views. A perfect home away from home retreat. Fantastic walks nearby and a reasonably short drive to the shores of Loch Ness.
The cottage has lots of home comforts, everything was clean and tidy.
We both wish we could have stayed longer than a weekend.
We would definitely recommend this to anyone, fantastic value for money.

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PixieCat7...
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What a brilliant find!!!!”
Reviewed 4 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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person found this review helpful

Wildhaven Cottage - OMG. Love this place. Feels like the middle of nowhere (well it is!) but only a couple of miles from the A9 for speedy travel, just 20mins from Inverness and with an abundance of A and B roads leading to everywhere on the doorstep to explore... It is SO unusual to find a 2 person self catering cottage but I'm so glad I did! Customer service - superb. Hospitality - superb. Location - superb. Amenities within the cottage - superb...

The drive up is a dirt track for the last mile or so, but no need for a 4x4!! The cottage is set within its own grounds with glorious scenery from every window - whether its sunrise, sunset, chicken and geese and ducks, more 'wild' life or just the rolling countryside - every window offers something!

The lounge is well equipped with local OS maps, booklets and local info. Tv, hifi, dvd player. Incredibly comfy reclining sofa/chairs and throws. Kitchen has everything you could need, and bread, milk, butter was supplied. It was clean and everything was easy to find. There is even a proper old fashioned wicker picnic basket! Small table to eat at in the kitchen if you so wish. Fridge/freezer of ample size. Odds and ends of 'store cupboard' items left by previous holiday makers...

Bedroom is roomy, nicely decoated in calm colours and comes with a view. And black out blinds, handy for summer months when at 11pm its still only just getting dusky outside! The most comfortable bed ever, with a cloud like duvet. 2 large double wardrobes and a chest of drawers, plus a lovely old fashioned dressing table. Also a hairdryer so don't worry about packing yours! Hangers also provided. Plenty of sockets for charging up those phones by the bed (and free wifi access provides better mobile signal than some towns get!!!). Bathroom is stocked with small bottles of gel, shampoo etc, and toilet rolls and towels. Even tho' not on mains water, the water pressure was good, even on low setting in the shower, and with it being an electric shower hotness was ensured! Drinking water perfectly lovely!

The bungalow forms one end of the owners home but you have your own door, and you'd not really know you had anyone next door to you. The decking outside is fenced off so you don't feel overlooked at all, but you have glorious open views to the garden and ponds... and there are various options for sitting outside if the weather permits (we did manage boiled eggs al fresco one morning which was a real bonus!)

The peace and tranquility of this place is worth every penny of the very reasonable cost per night (compared to some B&B's - you get a LOT for your money here!). Mairi is very lovely, friendly and helpful for things to see and do if you're after some ideas. Penny the dog is a big old softie, and you may find a chicken after your boot laces if you leave your boots outside! A perfectly serene place to visit and I can't wait to go back.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: that we had to leave - ended up booking an extra night the night before we were due to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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