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The Ardross Residence

Inverness, The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Top-floor waterside apartment overlooking River Ness
  • Spectacular views of Inverness Cathedral from the living room picture window
  • Cosy up in comfy seating around the TV to watch a film with the family
  • Stylish interiors blending contemporary design and quirky antiques
  • Dine out at one of the vibrant restaurants or sample the nightlife in a fashionable wine bar
  • Go in search of Nessie only a short distance away
Property code: CA328

A fabulous two-bedroom city-centre property, perfect for exploring the museums, galleries and historic buildings in this Highland city that blends ancient history with modern living.

Escape to this gorgeous top floor apartment set upon the River Ness. This split-level property is full of quirky interiors that exude elegance. The apartment sleeps four in two large bedrooms where one carries a beautiful tartan theme that the owner designed herself. The owner's personal touches are what make this property stand out from any other; the delicious shortbread and decanter of local whisky on offer when you arrive makes you feel welcome.

Set across two levels, this is the perfect base for an exciting city break. On the lower level is the first king-size bedroom and shower room. This bedroom is a romantic space with an elegant and timeless iron bed frame and rooftop views of the city. Making your way to the upper level, you'll find the second bedroom, living area and kitchen. A distinctive feature of the property is the large window in the living room, offering spectacular views of the river and cathedral next door - you may even see a wedding or two during your stay! You could sit here for hours on end watching the world go by, or keep yourself amused by becoming engrossed in a board game or a good book. The contemporary kitchen contains modern appliances to cook up a storm, with the spacious hallway doubling up as a dining area. The luxurious second bedroom features a super king-size bed which is zip-linked and can be split into twins if needs be. There are cosy slippers for you to wear if you so wish that are stored in the 'boot store' at the door; a lovely touch to encourage you to feel at home whilst enjoying your break.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 super king zip and link (can be made as a twin on request)
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Gas central heating, all energy included
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV with Sky package, Bluetooth speakers
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no dogs
  • Please note this property is accessed via stairs
  • Shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance
  • Limited on-street parking – permit provided

Step out of the apartment and explore the city of Inverness, where there are lots of things to do from the doorstep. Vibrant restaurants and fashionable wine bars line each side of the river, so there are plenty of places to spend the evening and enjoy city life. Eden Court Theatre is also within a mile of the property so you can see a show or film and then enjoy the lively nightlife afterwards before making your way back. If that isn't your thing, there are numerous shops and cafes in the centre. Take a walk over the suspension bridges to the picturesque Ness Islands or visit one of the many historic castles within the city.

Of course, a trip to Inverness is not complete without a hunt for Nessie; Loch Ness is only 13 miles away. Here you can take in the dramatic scenery, partake in great adventure sports and explore nearby castles and solitary lighthouses. Discover 1,000 years of history at Urquhart Castle and appreciate remarkable views over Loch Ness from the ruins of the most magnificent medieval castle in the Highlands.

However you decide to spend your city break, this self-catering Inverness apartment is the perfect nest to come back to after a busy day of being out and about.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr Hewertson July 2019

Return visit great apartment with all the facilities and personal welcome touches. Ideal location for Inverness and Local area. Cawdor castle and garderns and nairn beach close by. Eden court 5 minute walk from apartment with cinema/ theatre and dining

Reviewed by Mr Mcclimont July 2019

Loved our stay at the Ardross Residence, it was close to many facilities, provided a great view, and the comfort of the residence was exceptional. We loved the kitchen facilities, and the communication in the lead up to our stay was exceptional and left us without any questions or concerns. Our meet and greet key holder was polite and professional Read moreand provided prompt responses to our contact with her. The little extras provided were unexpected and delightful. Would stay here again, and would recommend to anyone travelling to Inverness. Hide

Reviewed by Mr Mcpherson July 2019

We loved the Ardross Residence- it was beautiful inside with stunning views. We had no issues with parking ( if needed there is a small carpark at the back)and it is in a fantastic location. Would highly reccomend!

Reviewed by Mrs Van Zon-antheunisse July 2019

Warm welcome by Lynne, whisky and fudge, flowers and a personal postcard makes us feel like home. We loved the view from the window seat over the river Ness. At the end of the street there is a bakery for bread in the morning or just go to the kiosk along the river Ness. In Inverness there are enough restaurants and shops.

Reviewed by Mr Bayfield June 2019

The Ardross was genuinely a home from home.Location was perfect and a short stroll to anywhere you wanted to go. Clean, well laid out and thoughtfully furnished, we were sad to leave. Lots of nice personal touches too from the owners. Would love to revisit Inverness, and the Ardross too!

Reviewed by Mrs Schwarz May 2019

We were 3 adults and had a wonderful central situated flat with directly view to Cathedral and river in Inverness. The flat was in a really good shape, everything was there what you need and above..( Shortbread, Fudge, Whiskey ! ) The flat was quiet and really clean and there was enough space for us...

Reviewed by Mrs Farrelly April 2019

We loved staying in this property.The location was perfect beside the river and the cathedral and so close to all the town centre amenities.The apartment itself was homely and spacious and the beds extremely comfortable.We were met by a cheerful housekeeper who showed us around and checked to make sure everything was ok for us.We were given a parkiRead moreng permit to park on the street below and there was no problem finding a space each day,usually within sight. Hide

Reviewed by Mr & Mrs Macdonald March 2019

We were privileged to acquire the Residence for a long term rental of 5 months and it suited us perfectly . As Local residents of Inverness we know the area well but living in the centre of town was a new experience . As a two car household previously , we could walk everywhere and I rarely used my car. All the shops and finest restaurants close atRead more hand . The jewel in the crown is the fantastic view of the river and the Cathedral from the lounge window. Although it is town centre it is a very quiet peaceful flat . Very well appointed - a real Home from home . Thank you so much ! Hide

Reviewed by Mrs Wiltschek September 2018

Well equipped accommodation, very tastefully decorated. Terrific view from the living room.

Reviewed by Mr Stannard September 2018

We like visiting Scotland by rail and this year decided to try Inverness. The Ardross Residence was a good choice - very well-appointed, clean and spacious accommodation with a grand view of the river and St Andrew's Cathedral. Inverness is compact enough to get around without a car, and the canal paths gave us all the exercise we needed. We were sRead moreo impressed with the Tropical House at the Botanic Gardens, and the wonderful Cobbs Cafe there, that we visited it four times. We only caught heavy rain once, but managed to dry off in the Tropical House. Other things we enjoyed were a boat trip on Loch Ness, a walk to Craig Phadrig fort, and a visit to the amazing Leakey's bookshop on Church Street. We had a delicious pancake lunch opposite Leakey's, and also enjoyed ice cream in the September sun at the gelateria next door to Wild Pancakes. We had one day out on the train, visiting Nairn and Elgin. A very enjoyable week, and I found just enough space left in my suitcase to take home an organic whisky to try out. One little irritation with Inverness - the traffic lights make pedestrians wait ages and ages to get across the road, so much so that you often wonder if the lights are malfunctioning, and dash across through a gap in the traffic. Hide

Reviewed by Dr Schöber July 2018

The Ardross Residence was very tastefully and lovingly furnished. There were even fresh flowers in the rooms, and fresh milk in the refrigirator. The owner asked, if everything okay or something wrong. The housekeeper was very friendly and contacted and received us to show us the apartment and hand over the 2 keys we requested. The equipment of theRead more whole apartment, especially kitchen and bathroom included more than necessary. Hide

Reviewed by Mr Newton July 2018

The Ardross residence was a lovely apartment, on split levels. Diane who showed us round when we arrived was a lovely girl. The views from the lounge were really nice overlooking the river ness and the cathedral. There is every thing you would need in here and the nice touches of whisky,strawberries,biscuits and milk from Seona (the owner) were mucRead moreh appreciated. We have been to Inverness many times and always stayed in b/b places but we saw this apartment and it looked really nice. We are so glad we booked this and when we come up here again we will definitely book here. Many thanks Seona. Dave & Lorraine Newton Hide

Reviewed by Mr Budd July 2018

We loved our stay the cottage was clean, spacious we had everything we needed. In our busy day we were happy to come home to relax in our cottage. We made supper at the house and basically felt like I was at home.

Reviewed by Dr Cheeseman June 2018

We were surprised to be greeted and shown the apartment by Shirley even though we arrived slightly earlier than planned. The apartment was lovely and in an ideal setting. Inverness is an interesting and beautiful city. We were close to all amenities and enjoyed some meals out. It was a much better experience than other rental accommodations we haveRead more used in the past and we will return to Inverness and this residence again. Hide

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