• About Drover’s Rest

    Enjoying breathtaking views, this detached former barn is a perfect romantic retreat for couples. Fishing available on site.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
      Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Enjoying breathtaking views this detached former barn is a perfect romantic retreat for couples. Fishing available on site.\nGround Floor\nOpen plan living space \nWith wooden floor.\n\nLiving area \nWith mutlti-fuel burner satellite TV DVD player and CD player.\n\nDining area.\nKitchen area \nWith electric cooker microwave fridge and washing machine.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath and toilet.\nTurning open-tread stairs to...\n\nFirst Floor\nBedroom \nWith kingsize bed and door leading to balcony.Bed linen and towels included. Electric heaters and electricity by meter reading. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Small courtyard garden with patio garden furniture and BBQ. Balcony. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Visit Scotland 4 Star.Dating back to 1760 this detached former barn has been carefully restored to provide a very good standard of accommodation. Exposed beams open stonework and a multi-fuel stove add to its charm. Drover’s Rest is set close to Ben Wyvis and is a delightful hideaway ideal for a romantic break. Surrounded by spectacular countryside meander along the riverside take a woodland walk or relax on the bedroom balcony and enjoy the breathtaking views across the River Blackwater with fishing available on site. Garve Railway Station 1 mile is on the famous Kyle line and runs through magnificent scenery to the Kyle of Lochalsh. There is a post office and hotel serving food in the village. Golf pony trekking and trout fishing can be arranged with the owner whilst further amenities are available in the Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer 8 miles which has a good golf course and Dingwall 12 miles which is on the Cromarty Firth where dolphins can be regularly seen regularly. Shop pub and restaurant 2 miles." https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/763/840/763803.jpg 29199

    Drover’s Rest reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.0 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.0

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.8

    Location

    9.1

    Cleanliness

    9.8

    Value for money

    8.5

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    10
    out of 10

    Fantastic property in a stunning location. Very well equipped, warm & comfortable, felt like a home from home. Beautiful barn conversion finished to a high standard with some lovely well thought out features. The balcony overlooking the river & mountains around you was a treat and a lovely bonus. Owners very friendly, welcoming and happy to help if needed but non-intrusive and respectful of privacy. Great location for exploring the area in different directions. I'm already planning to return later this year. Local shop 5 mins away and a good sized Tesco in Dingwall just 15-20 mins away. Thank you George & Caroline for renting out your property, giving other people the chance to stay in such a lovely place.

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    2020-02-23

    9
    out of 10

    Fantastic cottage and the location was excellent. Will definitely use again.

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    2020-02-10

    9
    out of 10

    Very comfortable accommodation and a good base for getting about. Beautiful river and forrest walks right from the door. Scenery is just breathtaking. Photographs don’t do it justice you have to see it for yourself. We stayed in October and the Autumn colours were amazing and the weather was good. Would highly recommend a stay at this property and hope to return one day soon.

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    2019-10-20

    9
    out of 10

    An excellent property great location!

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    2019-10-18

    10
    out of 10

    We found the cottage to be an amazing retreat, a barn conversation that is very comfortable and well equipped. The surrounding countryside is stunning with plenty of things to do. The cottage is lovely and just steps from river walks. We found it a great base for exploring the highlands, although there isn’t shops on the doorstep a short drive will take you to local villages where there’s train stations and everything you need. If you’re looking for peace and tranquility look no further, we would definitely return. We found the owners George and his wife to be friendly and helpful Thanks again for our stay.

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    2019-09-22

    10
    out of 10

    Absolutely wonderful, we stayed here for our honeymoon and had a lovely time, there are plenty of walks close by and the scenery is stunning. Lovely cabin, couldn't ask for more. Just be prepared for your trip before arriving because there's no wifi, scarce signal and no shops close by (although that adds to the charm of the place).

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    2019-08-05

    9
    out of 10

    super location for touring north of Scotland, roads are good and supermarket within 20 minutes, small shop closer. Cottage has everything you need for two, peace and quiet guaranteed. Lovely walks from the cottage, close to waterfall. This was our second visit to Drovers Rest and would love to return again.

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    2019-07-28

    9
    out of 10

    A really nice cottage to stay! Wonderful nature directly in front of the door!

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    2019-07-23

    9
    out of 10

    owners were very helpful before and during our stayd

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    2019-03-26

    10
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    2019-11-14

    5
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    2019-09-12

    9
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    2019-09-03

    9
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    2019-08-15

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