The Cottage

Dolphin View Cottage in Ardersier is a one-bedroom self-catering holiday cottage that sleeps two with fabulous sea views from the cottage windows over Ardersier Bay and the Moray Firth.  There are walks from the door and good local shops within walking distance. The front and rear gardens are enclosed.

The cottage has a log-burning stove in the comfortable living room, unlimited WiFi, a full kitchen, a bathroom with a bath, and an electric shower over the bath. Outside there is private parking on the gated driveway and the front and back gardens are enclosed. The patio area at the front of the cottage is ideal to sit and enjoy the evening sunsets.

It is located in a small coastal village between Inverness and Nairn in the Scottish Highlands.  The village has a Spar and a McColl's shop, a pharmacy, a hairdresser, good food-serving pubs and cafes within walking distance. Ardersier is on a quiet loop off the A96 but makes a brilliant base to explore the Highlands of Scotland.

comfortable living room with dining area in the bay window

The living room with dining area in the bay window

Living and Dining Area

Dolphin View Cottage has a comfortable living room with a wood-burning stove and background electric heating.

The dining area in the bay window has sea views over Ardersier bay and the Moray Firth towards Chanonry Point on the Black Isle and Ben Wyvis. In the evenings you can watch the glorious sunsets over the Moray Firth from the comfort of the cottage.

There is a Freesat TV/DVD player and radio, a selection of board and card games, books, local guides, unlimited broadband WiFi and maps to help you get the most out of your holiday.

The well appointed kitchen has an oven, washing machine and fridge

The kitchen is well equipped and has a washer dryer, fridge with icebox, full size cooker and all the utensils and pans needed for self-catering


The well-equipped kitchen has a microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge with icebox, slow cooker, electric oven with separate grill and washing machine/tumble dryer. There are plenty of pots, pans and utensils for self-catering. An inventory is available to help you decide what to pack/leave at home.

A very comfortable double bed and lots of storage space in the  bedroom

The bedroom has a double bed, built in wardrobes and plenty of cupboards so you can unpack properly.  The windows have sea views over the Moray Firth


The double bedroom sleeps 2, and it has lots of storage space and hanging space in the wardrobes so you can unpack properly, the bedroom window also has sea views over the Moray Firth.  All bed linen and towels are provided, however, a discount is available if you prefer to bring your own bed linen.

The bathroom with a bath and electric shower over the bath

There is a full size bath with plenty of hot water storage and an electric shower over the bath


The bathroom has an electric shower over the bath, there is plenty of hot water to enjoy a good soak in the bath. 

The enclosed rear garden has a high wooden fence

The back garden is mostly laid to grass and surrounded by a high wooden fence

Outdoor space

The sunny front garden overlooks the Moray Firth and has a bench seat and patio area to enjoy the views. The enclosed rear garden has a 5 - 6' high wooden fence and is laid to grass and shrubs with garden table, chairs and portable BBQ provided.  There is also a lockable garden shed to store your sports equipment.

the kitchen at Dolphin View Cottage


Fast free WiFi for guest use, Freesat TV/DVD player and radio, a selection of books, board games, local guides, ordnance survey maps, and visitor information to help you make the most of your holiday.

A log-burning stove in the living room

The log-burning stove proves very popular


We welcome up to three dogs free of charge, pet bowls, treats, dog toys and towels are provided for your use whilst staying. 

The front of Dolphin View Cottage - a great place to sit and enjoy the fabulous sunsets

The front garden at Dolphin View Cottage

Additional information

Electric heating throughout with a wood-burning stove to make the cottage even cozier.

Off-street private parking on your own drive with a gate.

A hospitality pack is provided to get you started - please note that this contains milk and a local cheese.

We pride ourselves on having everything available to make sure your holiday is comfortable, we book holiday cottages for our own holidays so know how annoying it is when you arrive at your holiday cottage and find you cannot grate cheese or pop a meal in the slow cooker for example, (we have graters and a slow cooker).  To save space in your car, we have an inventory we can send you.

The hall has additional storage space in the hall vestibule.

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