Heavitree Holiday House
THINGS TO DO
Thank you for staying at our Holiday house, we do hope you enjoyed your time here.
Heavitree House is a large period property, built in 1840. The former Farm-house and hotel is centrally located in the village of Golspie in Sutherland. It is directly on the A9 and part of the North coast 500 route. It has been newly refurbished into a stylish, spacious, well equipped holiday house and offers all amenities.
Other attractions near Golspie
- 'Cairn Laith' an Iron Age Broch on the eastern shore.
- Local heritage centre.
- Loch Fleet, 3 miles south of Golspie is a nature reserve with wading Birds.
- Near by Whisky Distillery tours at Clynelish Distillery Brora
Balblair Distillery Tain
Glenmorangie Distillery Tain, also Old Pultney Distillery in Caithness.
- Royal Dornoch golf course near by in our neiighbouring village.
- An easy day trip drive to John O'groats, Orkney, Durness, Ullapool or Inverness.
A Village in Sutherland Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhrahggie, it has a population of around 1650 and is an attractive little village which boasts a lovely long sandy beach. There are a number of great scenic walks around the area including one at the 'Big Burn' with it's spectacular waterfalls.
The village has an excellent range of local services including a number of shops, Hair salons, Beauty Salon, cafes, Hotels, Pubs, take aways, Dentist, opticians, Doctors & Schools.
Golspie is an ideal location to explore the Northern Highlands.
The magical fairytale Castle. This is one of the grandest houses in the North of Scotland and the family seat of the Earl of Sutherland & the Clan Sutherland.
The Castle is situated just North of the village, 10 minute walk from Heavitree house, there are falconry displays twice daily in the castle gardens.
Free off street parking next to house.
Area for bicycle storage.
Heavitree House is situated within yards our stunning Beach. Our enclosed private Garden with outdoor seating offers panoramic views of the local seascape.
Kitchen / Dinning area
Our Kitchen and dinning area offers seating for 10 people. The Kitchen is fully fitted with a large cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, dishwasher & fridge freezer. Also provided is crockery, cutlery and pots & pans.
Our Entrance Hall & living area
Heavitree House has been stylishly refurbished & decorated, new carpets have been laid throughout the property to add to its luxurious finish. Its home comforts include a welcoming entrance hall with seating area and it has a large Television and cosy wood burning stove in the living area.
Laundry room & House keeping
Towels & all bed linen are provided. Your stay will include use of our fully equipped laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, drying area, Ironing board & iron etc.
Additional house keeping can be arranged with prior agreement.
The village has it's own Golf course, bowling club and Tennis courts. It also boasts its own Swimming pool with fitness facilities. There are also many opportunities for loch & sea angling in the area. One sporting venue is the local kart track which sees race meetings take place throughout the summer months.
Rising to an elevation of 397 mtrs above Sea level. Ben Bhraggie dominates the skyline above the village of Golspie and is visible from many parts of east Sutherland.
Highland wildcat trail
The Highland wildcat mountain bike trails have been designed for all levels of experience with different routes suitable for families & novices through to more difficult & technical trails for experienced mountain bikers. The most difficult trail features the longest free ride decent in Britain down from the summit of Ben Bhraggie.