Cnoc nan Cubhaig

Ballachulish near Kinlochleven, Scotland (Ref. 13408)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This detached single-storey cottage occupies an elevated and private location on the outskirts of Ballachulish village, and is surrounded by mountains and stunning scenery. Approached by its own private driveway, this idyllic Ballachulish cottage offers spacious accommodation for a family or group of friends who love the great outdoors and want to be able to relax in comfort in the evenings or perhaps take a short walk to partake in some local highland hospitality in the nearby hotels. This Ballachulish cottage sits in its own private garden and the spacious accommodation will not disappoint. The modern kitchen/dining room has lovely oak units and a big larder style fridge. The breakfast bar sits 3 people whilst the dining table seats 6 and double doors open out onto a large decked patio area, ideal for alfresco dining on summer evenings! With flexible bedroom space, and en-suites to two bedrooms, there is no shortage of facilities to ensure larger groups have a comfortable stay. The addition of a smaller second sitting room is perfect as younger guests can take advantage of the games console or selection of DVDs provided. From the windows of this Ballachulish cottage you will see the mountains all around you and you can hear the river bubbling by. The village has a good shop, two hotels and a Tourist Information Centre. Just a mile to the south you can visit Glencoe and savour the atmosphere of times gone by or walk some of the wonderful routes. Whether walking, climbing, cycling, touring, golfing or watersports, it's all here for you and of course the wildlife is amazing too!

Accommodation

All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x adult bunks, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with electric stove, dining area (seats 6) and breakfast bar (seats 3). Utility. Sitting room (seats 6). Snug (seats 2).

Amenities

Electric heating with electric fire in kitchen and oil-filled radiator in snug. Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs with FreeSat, DVDs, CD, games console, selection of books, games, DVDs. Electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 6 cars. Front lawn, rear decked garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 10 mins walk. Coast 15 mins walk. Note: River beside entrance to the cottage, children to be supervised at all times.

About the location

BALLACHULISH

Kinlochleven 10 miles; Fort William 11 miles.

Deriving its name from the Gaelic Baile a' Chaolais meaning 'The Village by the Narrows’, Ballachulish straddles the narrows at the mouth of Loch Leven. Encompassing North Ballachulish and South Ballachulish, these two villages were separated until 1975 when the Ballachulish Bridge opened. North Ballachulish sits just across the bridge while South Ballachulish lies 3 miles to the east on the southern side. North Ballachulish offers a hotel and petrol station/shop, whilst South Ballachulish has a supermarket, coffee shop, Post Office, pubs, hotels and a Tourist Information Centre/gift shop. Ballachulish attracts many visitors throughout the year and is a perfect base for those wishing to enjoy outdoor pursuits. Ballachulish once had a major slate quarrying operation which continued for over 250 years until 1955 when the quarry was closed and today the old quarries are now being reclaimed by nature and the area is famous once again but this time as an idyllic holiday location. Nearby Kinlochleven boasts Ice Factor, an indoor ice and rock climbing centre, plus Fort William, with the impressive title of the Outdoor Capital of the UK, is situated 15 miles to the north with access to the famous Nevis Range, and Glencoe is within easy reach. With Fort Augustus and Loch Ness about an hour’s drive away, Ballachulish is a fabulous holiday location.