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Heatherwood House
Highlands and Islands

Heatherwood House, Embo, Highlands and Islands

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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £586.00 - 1228.00

Set within two miles of the stunningly beautiful white sandy beaches of Embo and Dornoch a Royal Burgh since 1628 this spacious and very well appointed property is ideal for larger parties. Enjoying exceptionally large living areas featuring wooden flooring and very comfortable furnishings Heatherwood House stands only 1½ miles from shops bars and restaurants in the thriving small town of Dornoch where a pleasant circular walk passes the Old Town Jail and the 13th century cathedral (famously chosen by Madonna for her son's Christening pictured) before going on past the Royal Durnoch championship golf course and the beach up to the pier at the seaside village of Embo.

Nearby the Loch Fleet nature reserve (a designated SSSI) attracts a wide variety of wading birds and guided tours of this wonderfully tranquil tidal basin can be arranged. The Sutherland hills are a short drive away and there are forest walks nearby. Just 10 miles away lies Dunrobin Castle spiritual home of the clan Sutherland since the 13th century. Today's visitors can enjoy falconry displays and wander through spectacular gardens designed by Sir Charles Barry and inspired by the Palace of Versailles. For whisky enthusiasts Glenmorangie distillery tours at Tain are a must.

Sitting room with wooden floors wood burning stove and sun room. Spacious kitchen with dining area TV and doors to patio. Utility room. Master double bedroom with 5' bed and ensuite shower room/WC. Double bedroom with zip and link bed (twins by arr) and ensuite shower room/WC. Twin bedded room. Double bedroom. Bathroom/WC with separate shower cubicle and bidet.


  • Linen (duvets) and towels inc
  • Elec and full oil underfloor CH inc
  • Logs foc
  • 2 TVs
  • DVD
  • Freeview
  • Music system
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • F/freezer
  • Auto wm
  • T/dryer
  • Highchair
  • Hairdryer
  • 2 Z beds (for + 2 children)
  • Parking
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Easy walking access
  • Pets - 2 dogs max
Detached • Multi Bath Shower • Sandy Beach 5 Miles • Sea 5 Miles • Open Fire • Short Break • Pet Friendly • Easy Walking Access
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Dunrobin Castle - 6.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Carn Liath Broch - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Tarbat Old Parish Church - 8.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Fearn Abbey - 8.6 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Hilton of Cadboll Chapel - 10.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Shandwick Stone - 11 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Nigg Old Kirk & Pictish Stone - 12.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hugh Miller's Cottage - 15.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Cromarty Courthouse Museum - 15.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Gates of Negapatam (Fyrish Monument) - 18.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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