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Panoramic views over the Moray Firth, a peaceful location with ease of access to the city centre and major road, rail and air routes make Greenfields the perfect choice for all the family members.

You’ll find excellent local facilities and good schools close by and Inverness city centre is on your doorstep offering 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.

Greenfields 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 Greenfields fulfills all the lifestyle, convenience and comfort requirements of the whole family!

Transport

Greenfields 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.

Education

Primary education is provided at 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, Drakies Primary and Hilton Primary.

For their secondary education, pupils attend the newly built state of the art Inverness Royal Academy.

There are childcare facilities nearby at Inshes Retail Park.

Further education is available nearby at Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), located at a brand new campus at Beechwood, Inverness.

Health

Doctors

A range of doctors’ surgeries are available in Inverness.

Hospitals

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, is 2 miles away.

Dentists

A range of dentists are available in Inverness.

Leisure

Restaurants and Bars

Inverness City Centre has a great selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and coffee shops.

Fairways Golf Course and The Three Witches, both near Greenfields, offer restaurant and bar facilities.

Sports, 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, offering a range of fitness classes.

Golf is available at Fairways Golf Course, Castle Heather, Inverness; Inverness Golf Club at Culcabock Road, Inverness; Castle Stuart Golf Links and Torvean Golf Course, Glenurquart Road, 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 banks of the River Ness.

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

Attractions

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.

Shopping

A large 24-hour Asda superstore, with adjoining opticians and a children's soft play facility, neighbours Greenfields.

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 Tesco superstore, garden centre, stores including Matalan, Deichmann Shoes, Dunelm Mill and Hobby Craft.

Inverness Retail Park (4 miles away) has a range of retailers including Next, Homebase, Argos and Outfit.

Inverness City Centre is the nearest major shopping centre, offering a range of outlets in the Eastgate Centre, Victorian Market, High Street and Old Town.

Opening Hours

  • Monday
    12:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday
    Closed
  • Wednesday
    Closed
  • Thursday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Friday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:30 - 17:00
*In rare and exceptional circumstances our office hours may vary from the above. Please call ahead before making your journey to ensure a sales representative is available.

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