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Villa With Private Garden



Updated: 21-Sep-2016
House in Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Within Walking Distance Of Inverness City Centre, Castle, River, Restaurants, Shops And Theatre

Ivybank is a very attractive "B" listed house - full of original features and charm, ideally situated within walking distance of Inverness city centre, the castle, river, restaurants, shops and theatre. With its oak panelling, beamed hall, gothic carvings, magnificent mahogany staircase and its original fireplaces on the ground floor, it is truly unique! The house is offered as a whole, on a self catering basis, for short holiday breaks, to groups of up to 7 max.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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About the Owner

We live just behind Ivybank, so never usually too far away should you require any assistance

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Very spacious property with lovely feature bedrooms close to centre of town with lots of nice places to eat and drink, the owners were very nice and helpful.
Apr 2015
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great house

  • 5 of 5

We had three generations, five (5) people, staying at this house for a week including two sons aged 12 & 16. We all loved the house! The description is very accurate as to what is available. It was very well maintained. Each bedroom (three of them) has its own bathroom. And there is a spare bathroom. There are two nice sized living rooms (we never used the formal of the two but there is plenty of room if two families or three couples rented the house). The kitchen has a table to eat in so you can either eat in the kitchen or the living room next door. We ate in the kitchen so could use the table in the living room for a puzzle. The weather was a bit damp for sitting outside but we enjoyed the garden view from the kitchen when we ate. The house is very well situated and is in walking distance to the river and the buses and train station. we did not have a car so relied on walking, bus, train, and taxi. We did a great coach tour to skye (from wowscotland) that we all enjoyed. the boys loved it! and we did a boat tour on loch ness to urquart castle. and we went one day to Cawdor Castle. We had a lovely pub dinner down the street from the house at the Castle Tavern. Fiona was very helpful and made the boys' day by recommending a local highland game where we also ended up at a ceiledh! We definitely would recommend the house to friends or family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

The City of Inverness offers a rich variety of things to do and see from shopping and culture to eating and drinking. There are many lovely riverside restaurants and bustling pavement cafes as well as a wide range of specialist retailers in the historic Old Town and Victorian Market while a great variety of popular High street names can be found at the Eastgate Centre.

Activity and Interests


Nairn beach 15 miles


Inverness airport 10 miles

Car recommended but not essential

Inverness train station 10 min walk from Ivybank


Two minutes walk from City centre

Further Details:

It is a great spot to return to after exploring the Highlands or the city and you have the best of both worlds – a jumping off point to reach anywhere from the Highlands to Speyside, loch Ness and Skye to name but a few as well as a few minutes walk to good restaurants, pubs and shops.

Things to DO...... Eden Court Theatre, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Loch Ness and fabled "Monster", Whisky Trails and Distilleries, Bottlenose Dolphin Cruises, Castles and Cairns, Walks and Waterfalls, Cruises and Tours, Golf Resorts, Scottish Open 2014, Fishing, Hillwalking, Watersports, Wintersports, Cairngorms National Park, Museum, Art Galleries, Historical Sites, Pringle Woollen Mill, Castles galore! - National Trust for Scotland Brodie Castle, Cawdor Castle, Stuart Castle, Urquhart Castle all being within the vicinity - Hollywood material indeed! Jacobite Loch Ness cruises and tours sailing throughout the year.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Please contact us to check availability. We will then send you details about how to pay. A 50% deposit is required to secure a booking.

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day flexible
    Check in is from 4pm check out by 10.30 am

    Notes on prices:
    Min stay 3 nights
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Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • All rooms en-suite, with bath & shower in the family room. A separate bathroom also has bath and shower.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The bedrooms are very well equipped with all three en suite, with flat screens TV's. One bedroom has a 4-poster bed and overlooks the garden whilst another bedroom has its original curved door and its bathroom is in the tower. A family room can sleep 4.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: The landscaped garden is charming, walled and enclosed making it safe for children, but please note that there is a pond so small children will need to be supervised. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided. Maid service and catering on request.

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