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Panoramic views towards the Moray Firth, proximity to excellent local facilities and ease of access to the city centre and major road, rail and air routes make Fairview the perfect choice for your new home.

You’ll find excellent local facilities and good schools close by and Inverness city centre on your doorstep with a great variety of shopping and restaurants. As well as being a thriving commercial centre, the Highland capital has a fascinating history and an exciting future – a vibrant and busy place for your family to grow.

Fairview enjoys easy access to the A9, the A96, and the international airport. The best the Highlands has to offer is only a short drive away, including Loch Ness and the Cairngorms National Park. Spectacular beaches, the Victorian seaside town of Nairn, golf courses, wildlife and historic sites are all yours to discover. There’s no doubt about it – a stylish new Tulloch home at Fairview fulfills all the lifestyle, convenience and comfort requirements of the whole family!


Fairview is in the Slackbuie area of Inverness, located just off the Southern Distributor Road.

Distance to Inverness City Centre: 3 miles

Air: Inverness Airport (11 miles)

Rail: Inverness Railway Station (4 miles). Services run to Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Aberdeen, Thurso, Wick and Kyle of Lochalsh. Inverness is also connected to London by the Caledonian Sleeper.

Bus: Stagecoach runs a regular bus service to and from Inverness City Centre. Buses from Inverness Bus Station run to destinations further afield in Scotland and England.


Primary Education: Cauldeen Primary School, Inverness. The building is of a modern design with spacious classrooms, a stage, large double court gymnasium, library resource area and a state of the art computer teaching base, all set in pleasant grounds. The school also offers a state of the art computer suite.

There are several other primary schools in the area attended by pupils from the Slackbuie area. These include Holm Primary, Lochardil Primary, Inverness Gaelic School, Inshes Primary and Hilton Primary.

Secondary Education: Inverness Royal Academy. A brand new purpose-built academy has recently opened.

There are childcare facilities nearby at Inshes Retail Park.

Further Education: Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). A new campus has recently opened at Beechwood, Inverness.


A range of doctors’ surgeries are available in Inverness.

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, is 2 miles away.

A range of dentists are available in Inverness.


Shopping, Leisure and Culture

There are a range of gyms, sports centres and swimming pools in Inverness, including Bannatynes at Inshes Retail Park, DW Sports and Fitness Club at Inverness Retail Park and Inverness Leisure and Aquadome, the largest leisure facility in the Highlands, at Bught Park. The centre includes swimming pools and flumes, a running track, gym and studio, fitness classes, climbing wall and health suite. Inverness Leisure participates in the discounted sports High Life scheme. A new complex is also located in the new Inverness Royal Academy.

Golf is available at Fairways Golf Course, Castle Heather, Inverness; Inverness Golf Club at Culcabock Road, Inverness; Castle Stuart Golf Links and Kings Golf Club at Torvean, Inverness.

Fishing is available on the River Ness.

Skiing on the Cairngorms and other outdoor pursuits are available at Aviemore, only 30 minutes’ drive from Inverness.

The main theatre in Inverness is Eden Court Theatre, a large theatre, cinema and arts venue close to the banks of the River Ness.

Vue Inverness, a seven-screen cinema, is based at Inverness Retail Park.


Attractions and areas of interest in the Inverness area include Fort George, a working fort in Ardersier, Culloden Battlefield, the world famous Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle in Drumnadrochit, Inverness Castle, Clava Cairns, Dolphin Cruises on the Moray Firth, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Culloden Moor, Cawdor Castle, The River Ness and Islands and the Caledonian Canal.

Glen Ord Distillery in Muir of Ord and the Black Isle Brewery in Munlochy are two attractions based in the Black Isle. Both are open for visitors to tour.

Other attractions within the wider local area include the child friendly facilities of Robertsons Children’s Farm and Larder in Beauly, and the Highland Museum of Childhood at the Old Station building in Strathpeffer.

Dolphin watching is popular at nearby North Kessock and at Chanonry Point, Fortrose.


A large 24-hour Asda superstore with adjoining opticians and a popular children’s indoor soft play centre neighbours Fairview. There is also a large Tesco store at Ness Side on Dores Road.

Also a short drive away is Inshes Retail Park, which features a variety of retailers including a 24-hour Tesco superstore, garden centre, Matalan, Deichmann Shoes, Dunelm, B&M and Hobby Craft.

Inverness Retail Park (4 miles away) has a range of further big retail names including Next, The Range, Argos, Boots, Superdrug, River Island and Outfit.

Inverness City Centre is the nearest shopping centre, offering a range of outlets from big name retailers in the Eastgate Centre to smaller independently run stores in the High Street and Victorian Market.

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