Untours - Firth View 1 Bedroom #8, Ardersier, UK - Scottish Highlands
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The Firth View #8 is located in the tranquil seaside village of Ardesier, less than 30 minutes from Inverness. Facing the Bay of Moray or Moray Firth, it has nice sea views. The view constantly changes with the weather and the tide. Dolphins frequent the bay and are sometimes visible from shore. The main highway is just a few minutes away, providing excellent access to Northern Scotland’s best sights.

The one-bedroom apartment consists of an open plan living room, dining room, and well-equipped kitchen with coffee maker and microwave. It includes a comfortable sitting area, a small balcony, and a bedroom with a queen bed. The bathroom has a combination tub/shower.
The apartment comes with a washing machine and dryer, Wi-Fi and a TV. For an alternative to electronic entertainment, the apartments face west for the occasional beautiful sunset.

The quaint village of Ardersier has a grocery store, a pharmacy, and two good pubs. Fort George, a significant historic site, is less than 2 miles away and can be reached via a shoreline walking path.

WiFi speed as of 4/29/21: 28 Mbps Down/4 Mbps Up

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Property Details


One bedroom with a queen bed


One bathroom with bath/shower combo


Full kitchen facilities with microwave and coffee maker


Washer and dryer in apartment


2nd floor


Steps (no elevator)


Good access to highways. Good bus transportation to the Inverness train station.


Only two pubs in town


Wi-Fi, sea views, balcony


Views of sea

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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 Firth View 1 Bedroom #8, Ardersier, UK - Scottish Highlands

Paul and Sally are very accommodating hosts. Paul enjoys talking about the village's history. They are both easy to reach in the event they are needed.

Ardersier, UK - Scottish Highlands, Home of Firth View 1 Bedroom #8

Ardersier is a small village on the Moray Firth with a rich history. The nearby Fort George was built in the 18th century following the bloody Jacobite wars. Ardersier was created as another fishing village called Blacktown was relocated to the present site of Ardersier. It was the closest town to the fort, so the local pubs thrived with the military business. Things are quieter today, but the waterfront town’s shoreline is known for its pleasant views and the occasional dolphin sighting.

Amenities include a grocery store, a pharmacy, and two good pubs. A shoreline trail connects the village with Fort George. Inverness is less than 30 minutes away and the resort of Nairn with its world-class golf courses and pleasant beaches is less than a 15 minute drive. The Inverness Airport is about five minutes drive from Ardersier.

There are regular buses to and from Inverness that take about 40 minute each way. Buses to Nairn take less than 30 minutes.

Customer comments about Firth View 1 Bedroom #8, Ardersier, UK - Scottish Highlands

"The views of the firth. The local amenities. The overall apartment was a nice retreat to return to at the end of our day exploring Scotland. The owners were amazing, friendly and great people!" Joshua and Erin Gallimore

"It was a lovely space, well cared for and well equipped. Paul did a great job of welcoming us, showing us how the appliances work, and showing us the amenities of Ardersier." Kate & Bruce Johnson

"We would give the apartment a 10 on overall experience. Everything we needed and even some extras was there. Very clean----Sally (the owner) even came in the 2nd week and completely cleaned everything. Sally and Paul were extremely gracious and friendly and also offered great information as to where to dine, special sites to see and more." Vicky and Don Goodin

Ratings for Firth View 1 Bedroom #8, Ardersier, UK - Scottish Highlands

Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)65
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)22
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)54
Bathroom (attractive, functional)54
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)54
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool43
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)22
Sleeping facilities comfort55

Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)108
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings98
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)99
Distance to Transportation/Major Roads66
Shopping (access to everyday supplies)65
Well-Situated To See The Region or City1010

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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Our staff has inspected this property and the above description and photographs reflect what they saw at that time. It is possible that the owner has made changes to the property without our knowledge. While we do our best to keep up with any changes or improvements made to our properties, we cannot guarantee that everything in the above description will be accurate.