Ivydene Cottage

Ivydene Cottage

Ivydene Cottage is a terraced townhouse located in a peaceful square in the original part of Cromarty. Dating back to the late 1700s, the cottage is one of the oldest properties in this quaint fishing village and was totally re-fitted in 2007. Ivydene Cottage offers exceptionally comfortable, deceptively spacious and modern self-catering accommodation within a traditional listed exterior and is an ideal base for a relaxing family holiday in the Highlands.

The cottage is conveniently located in the conservation town of Cromarty, only a two minute walk from the beach and a short walk from shops, local eateries and inns. There is parking directly outside the cottage for up to two cars.

Cromarty, at the tip of the fertile Black Isle peninsula, is an idyllic holiday destination; famous for its favourable micro-climate and clean sandy beaches. The town has slipway facilities and the sheltered waters offer good sailing. There are lovely coast and countryside walks in the area as well as sea angling, cruises, top golf courses and quiet roads for cycling.

This is an ideal base for exploring the wider Highland region: north to John o'Groats, south to Loch Ness or west to Gairloch and the rugged West Highlands. Inverness is a half hour drive away.

A low occupancy discount is available for bookings of less than 8 guests at certain times of year.

Accommodation & Facilities

Ground floor

Lounge with enough seating for eight and TV with Freeview and DVD player; spacious dining/kitchen with fitted modern kitchen; utility room with washing machine; shower room. There is access to the enclosed secure gravelled area at the back of the cottage, with a round picnic table large enough for eight.

First floor

Two double bedrooms with fitted mirrored wardrobes and chest of drawers; bathroom with bath and shower.

Second floor

Two twin bedrooms with bedside cabinets.


  • Oil fired central heating - included in price
  • Quiet town centre location.
  • Spacious accommodation.
  • Parking outside front door.
  • Secure area at rear of cottage.

All bed linen, towels and electricity are included in the price. Cooking is by electricity, with oil-fired central heating. 

The holiday home is stocked with a starter supply of washing up liquid, toilet rolls and other kitchen and bathroom supplies. 

A deposit of 25% of the total tariff is requested in advance.  The balance is payable 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your holiday (or by arrangement for short notice bookings).  A refundable security deposit of £50 will be required as part of your final balance payment. 

Bookings are from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am during the summer season with any day entry for short breaks during the off-season (please enquire about short breaks). 

There is off road parking for two cars beside the cottage. 

No smoking is permitted within the holiday home.  Up to two small dogs allowed.

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Tariff & Prices

Prices shown are standard prices. Late availability or other discounts may apply at certain times and are not shown on this table. To check Availability and Prices, with any applied discounts, click on Check Now button and choose your desired dates with number of guests staying. The pop up box will provide a final price quotation.

Dates Price for 7 nights from Short break prices from
27 May 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £650.00
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 £500.00
21 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017 £380.00
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 £650.00
01 Jan 2018 - 01 Jan 2018 £421.43
02 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018 £380.00
24 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018 £592.00
21 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018 £515.00
26 May 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 £670.00
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018 £515.00
20 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018 £380.00
15 Dec 2018 - 04 Jan 2019 £670.00

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Location & Directions

By car: Cromarty is just over 20 miles north east of Inverness. Follow the A9 north over the Kessock Bridge. Turn right onto the B9161 to Munlochy, drive through the town and then turn right onto the A832. Follow this road through to Cromarty, passing through the small towns of Avoch, Fortrose, and Rosemarkie.

Drive down into the town of Cromarty and turn left at the second turning. You will drive into Allan Square - Ivydene is the second house on the right.

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Independent reviews


Guest Comments

The rental was very well situated in a small village with small supermarket, shops, restaurants and cash machine. The owners were very welcoming and discreet. The rental was very clean and spacious and well equipped. There were 2 bathrooms with 2 toilets . We could park without problems in front of the house. The heating was included in the price .
Frederique, France : 6th August, 2016

plenty of space, very clean, good facilities, close to centre of village
George, West Lothian : 24th August, 2015

Cromarty is a quiet, picturesque, unspoilt village on the beautiful Black Isle. Ivydene is right in the heart of the village, just a few steps from the bakery and general store, the beach and harbour. The accommodation was clean and well presented with everything we needed for our family holiday.
Frances, Dalry : 5th August, 2015

Clean, spacious house, and warm. Lovely village. Good beaches and walking. Dolphin spotting. Places of historical interest such as Cawdor Castle and Fort George.
Alec & Lorna, Newcastle upon Tyne : 16th June, 2014

Loved the cottage, and the location.
Dr M, Congleton : 12th June, 2013

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