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Set at a stunning location in Inverness, the thriving capital city of the Highlands, Parks View creates an attractive living space with easy access to all the attractions of Inverness city centre.

It’s also within walking distance of Inshes Park and good schools, with Raigmore Hospital close by. Parks View also enjoys easy access to the A9, the A96, and Inverness Airport.

Inverness delivers a lively mix of rich cultural heritage, entertainments, excellent restaurants and great shopping, with growing business and retail parks on the outskirts.

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.


Fairview Meadows 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: Inshes, Milton of Leys and Hilton primary schools are in the vicinity.

Secondary: Millburn Academy and Inverness Royal Academy are in the vicinity.

Further Education: Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), located at Beechwood, Inverness.


A range of doctors’ surgeries are available in Inverness.

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, is 3 miles away.

A range of dentists are available in Inverness.


There are a range of gyms, sports centres and swimming pools in Inverness, including Bannatynes at Inshes Retail Park, Everlast 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.

A gym and leisure complex in Inverness Royal Academy is located close to Fairview Meadows. Both Inverness Leisure and Inverness Royal Academy participate in the discounted sports High Life scheme.

Golf is available at nearby Fairways Golf Course at Castle Heather, Inverness; and other courses are available at 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.

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


Inshes Retail Park, a short distance from Parks View, features a Tesco superstore, garden centre, stores including Matalan, Deichmann Shoes, Dunelm and Hobby Craft.

Nearby Inverness Retail Park has a range of further big retail names including Next, The Range, Argos and New Look.

Inverness City Centre, a short drive away, offers a range of outlets in the Eastgate Centre, Victorian Market, High Street and Old Town.

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