A modern, luxury detached self catering one bedroom apartment for two people situated in a quiet residential area of Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands. Only 2 minutes from the city centre with on street permit parking available.
Note: if your preferred dates are not available, please check availability at our other property, Aldon Cottage (availability only shows accurately when viewed directly from each site).
Whether you find yourself in Inverness for a holiday, short-break or business trip, The Annexe offers high quality accommodation and the perfect base for your stay in the city. Our Annexe is fully non-smoking, with facilities including permit parking, free wi-fi, and Nespresso coffee machine. The city centre is just two minutes walk, where you can find the Tourist Information Office, Inverness Castle, the Museum, Eden Court Theatre and many popular restaurants and bars; Culloden Battlefield, Loch Ness and many other sites are only a fifteen minute car journey away.
Our spacious, light and airy apartment is designed in contemporary style with comfort and relaxation in mind. The Annexe has underfloor heating throughout, with an open plan living/dining/kitchen area, a large flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a bluetooth media system, along with a selection of books and CDs for your enjoyment, and tourist information folders for your information.
The fully integrated kitchen has NEFF appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, electric oven and hob. A Nespresso coffee machine with a selection of pods is available for your use. Within the utility room, a washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron are provided. The comfortable bedroom, with stunning views towards Ben Wyvis, has a superking bed, ample storage, hairdryer and flat screen TV.
The shower-room has a large rain shower and modern fixtures and fittings. All bedding and towels, a selection of toiletries and cleaning products are provided. A welcome pack with some delicious snacks will be provided for you to enjoy. The Annexe has its own furnished patio and decking area with outside drying facility and views across the city and Moray Firth.
If you wish, the apartment can be serviced for an additional cost of £10 per service.
The Annexe at Rauldon, 2a Crown Drive, Inverness, IV2 3NL
Inverness is easy to reach despite the remote nature of the Highlands. The Annexe is situated very close to the city centre within easy reach of train and bus stations. Related websites are National Rail, Scotrail, Citylink, and Stagecoach.
Inverness airport is a fifteen minute drive / taxi ride, and well served by Flybe and Easyjet.
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An ideal base from which to tour the splendours of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is situated on the stunning River Ness with its idyllic island walks accessed by several Victorian bridges. On the banks of the river you will also find a modern theatre (Eden Court), St Andrew's Cathedral built in 1869, and nearby the city's Museum and Art Gallery located next to the Castle and Tourist Information Centre. Inverness provides an excellent range of bars and restaurants to satisfy all tastes of the hungry and thirsty tourist.
invernessfestivals.com - provides information about events in and around Inverness.
Castles - Cawdor, Brodie and Dunrobin are all within easy driving distances of Inverness. Cawdor and Dunrobin, to this day, are still owned by descendants of the original families, whilst Brodie is owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Culloden Moor/Battlefield - scene of the last battle fought on British soil (1746) and the end of the Jacobite fight to reclaim the throne. Within 10 minutes drive of the city you can be walking on the eerie moor or visit the excellent visitor centre run by the National Trust for Scotland.
Fort George - built after the battle of Culloden, this houses an excellent regimental museum of the Seaforth and Cameron Highlanders, although still in use as a regimental base.
Clava Cairns - chambered cairns and standing stones dating from 1500 to 2000BC situated next to Culloden battlefield.
There are numerous world famous whisky distilleries nearby including The Ord, Tomatin, Glenmorangie not forgetting those on the only Malt Whisky Trail in the world through beautiful Speyside which offers the splendours of Cardhu, Glenfiddich, the Glenlivet and the Macallan - a malt for all tastes! Malt Whisky tours are also available locally.
Enjoy a memorable boat trip through the Caledonian Canal and onto Loch Ness to take in the breathtaking scenery and get a chance to catch a glimpse of Nessie, the loch's own wee beastie! Alternatively seek out the local school of rare bottlenose dolphins on the equally beautiful Moray Firth with trips available from Inverness Harbour.
There are several exciting tours available from Inverness throughout the summer covering a wide area of the Highlands
For sports enthusiasts there is a wide array of facilities available in and around the city including championship golf courses (Royal Dornoch, Nairn West), fishing, shooting, tenpin bowling, football, horseriding, aquadome and sports centre. For outdoor enthusiasts - mountaineering, hillwalking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, paintballing etc – see Activity Scotland for further details.
Highland Games - these take place in most major towns throughout the summer. Inverness hosts its own games in July each year.
A varied range of goods can be purchased from the city's shopping centre (opened March 2003) or local hand made crafts, kilts and other traditional products from select stores.
The Annexe is available from £85 per night. We use an online booking system provided by FreeToBook. Feel free to use it
to check available dates and prices, and make a booking!
The Annexe at Rauldon, 2a Crown Drive, Inverness, IV2 3NL
tel: 01463 243741
mobile: 07890 211 725
email: [email protected]
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