CROWN VIEW, INVERNESS, UK - SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
The Crown View cottage is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. It is a stylish and comfortable accommodation with a gracious host family next door. The Crown neighborhood of Inverness sits above the central part of town, and the Crown View cottage is perched on a small rise above the rest of the neighborhood.
The stand-alone cottage consists of an open-plan kitchen/living room. There’s no traditional eating table, but there’s an attractive bar with stools next to the very modern and well-equipped kitchen with Nespresso machine, microwave, and dishwasher. The lovely bedroom has a king bed, a TV, and an en suite bathroom with shower. There is a washer and a dryer in the utility room. The apartment stays warm with in-floor heating.
Outside, there’s a spacious patio area with a picnic table and a comfortable sitting area. Parking is along the street with an included permit. The center of Inverness with its pubs, restaurants, and shops can be reached in about 10 minutes by foot. It’s a downhill walk into town. There are also some shops and restaurants in the Crown neighborhood.
WiFi speed as of 8/5/22: 73 Mbps Down/17 Mbps Up
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SLEEPINGBedroom with king bed (non-separable)
BATHROOMSBathroom with shower stall
KITCHENFull kitchen facilities with microwave, dishwasher, and Nespresso coffee machine
LAUNDRYWasher and dryer
ACCESSIBILITYGround floor. One half-step up to house entrance. Flat and smooth walkway to parking.
TRANSPORTATION10 minute walk to train/bus station
MINUSESNo standard dining table. Bar with bar stools.
PLUSESOutdoor space, friendly on-site owners/hosts
SPECIAL FEATURESPatio with picnic table and wooden lounge chairs, Wi-Fi, TV (cable)
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What's included with the UK - Scottish Highlands Untour?
- One or two weeks in a personally selected apartment in or near Inverness.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Inverness, or we can connect you with our air partner who can purchase tickets on your behalf (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
- Transfer assistance for airport arrivals and departures to and from Inverness.
- Transportation options:
- Automatic transmission car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- A rail pass (additional cost).
- Discounted Untour with no transit so you can pay as you go by rail and bus.
- Use of an Untours GPS while on location if you are driving.
- An orientation session given by our local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
- A guidebook for Scotland, a regional map, and further information on-site.
- A local cultural event, like a traditional tea and storytelling.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for Crown View, Inverness, UK - Scottish Highlands
The friendly owners Laura and Donnie live next door.
Inverness, UK - Scottish Highlands, Home of Crown View
Inverness is known as the Highland Capital. With its 47,000 inhabitants, it’s the northernmost city in the UK and an ideal launching point for touring the Northern and Central Highlands. Fortunately, it is also a pleasant city to wander and explore. Bisected by the River Ness flowing from Loch Ness to the south, the city’s numerous church spires dot the riverbank. The city’s center has many shops, restaurants, and pubs along with a Victorian era and a modern shopping mall, either of which prove useful in the event of an unexpected shower. Local residents enjoy the Ness Islands as a tranquil park in the midst of the bustling town.
Traditional music lovers will appreciate the scene in Inverness that includes nightly sessions at the central Hootananny pub. History buffs will enjoy a reflective walk at the Culloden battlefield where one of Scotland’s most important and tragic conflicts took place. The Inverness Museum and Art Gallery will bring anyone up to speed on the region’s natural history along with showcasing the rich cultural background of the Highlands.
Inverness has train connections to the Thurso and Wick in the North; Kyle of Localsh in the West; Aberdeen to the East; and Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London to the South. Inverness has public buses in many directions. Private tour buses leave from central Inverness for the Isle of Skye, the Whisky Trail, Loch Ness, and other destinations.
Customer comments about Crown View, Inverness, UK - Scottish Highlands
"The cottage and its location were perfect...easy walk to center of town, buses and train."
"This could not have been better. Stand-alone cottage about 30 yards from the owners' home. It had all the amenities one could have hoped for, including a patio and a view of the Ness River. It was conveniently located for walking to restaurants and shops, as well as the bus depot." James and Diane Wardrop
"The apartment was a dream to come home to after tramping around everywhere. Often there were rain showers and high winds due to a Hurricane, yes Hurricane Hector chose to go across Scotland during our week! The owner had put in all the amenities from full kitchen and foodstuffs, to great towels and bed linens. Also there were many nice restaurants close by the cottage." Marjie and William Klingeman
"Great place, great location and hosts." William Taken
Ratings for Crown View, Inverness, UK - Scottish Highlands
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||6|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||5||5|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||5||5|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||5||5|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||4||4|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||2|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||5||5|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||10||10|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||9||9|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||9||8|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||6||6|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||6||5|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||10||10|
An Explanation of the Ratings:
These ratings come from a combination of customer reviews and the reports of Untours staff who have seen the apartments and/or followed reports from customers over the years.
These ratings give a sense of how most people feel, but your tastes and requirements may vary. If you have any questions about this apartment, please call us at 1-888-868-6871. You can talk to someone who has seen the accommodation.
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