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Laxdale Cottage

Banavie near Corpach, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles

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The Property

Corpach 1 mile. A charming detached stone cottage in the quiet village of Banavie, with stunning views towards Ben Nevis, 1 mile from Corpach and 3 miles from Fort William. Whilst retaining its traditional charm, this Fort William cottage benefits from a lovely contemporary bathroom and all modern conveniences. This Fort William cottage is ideal for a family group who want to explore the highlands and perhaps take part in some of the numerous outdoor pursuits on offer here. The accommodation in this cottage near Fort William is all on one level, and includes two spacious bedrooms offering flexible sleeping arrangements. The cosy sitting room has a woodburning stove and great bay window allowing for full appreciation of the fabulous mountain views. There is a homely kitchen/dining room in this Fort William cottage, just right for a hearty meal after a day in the great outdoors. A private driveway leads up to the cottage, and the natural garden has a rear gate that leads directly out to the Caledonian Canal and Neptune’s Staircase. A short walk across the canal bridge will bring you to a lovely pub and restaurant literally on your (back) doorstep! The bustling town of Fort William is very close by and offers great facilities for dining and shopping. There are boat trips on Loch Linnhe, an excellent museum in the centre of town and of course for the more active a walk up the UK's highest mountain Ben Nevis. You may wish to journey into Glencoe to the visitors centre or tour the west coast and see the magnificent Glenfinnan monument where Bonnie Prince Charlie came ashore in 1745. So much to do and see from your cottage near Fort William, you will just love it!

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area and TV. Utility/boot room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with underfloor heating in bathroom and woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (1 with FreeSat, 1 with basic Sky), 2 x DVDs, CD, WiFi, selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Natural rear garden with furniture and BBQ leading to gate to canal. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1 mile. Pub and canal 2 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:4
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:1
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Corpach

Fort William 4.5 miles.

Corpach is the point where the mighty Caledonian Canal reaches the sea, home to the series of locks known as Neptune's Staircase, the longest of its type the UK. Here also is the Snowgoose Mountain Centre where you can indulge in canoeing, kayaking, sailing and mountain walking as well as winter climbing. For a less energetic experience, visit Treasures of the Earth, Europe's finest private collection of crystals, gemstones and fossils. Nearby is the key Highland town of Fort William, a haven for shoppers, seafood enthusiasts and also the outdoor enthusiast, nestling as it does at the foot of the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Enjoy unrivalled views of Ben Nevis from its neighbouring mountain Aonach Beag, or take the mountain gondola up Aonach Mor for wonderful views and a spot of lunch. A superb base for this beautiful part of Scotland.

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Plenty of space, warm and welcoming; especially on cold November days. Fantastic views of Ben Nevis.

Mrs Jones, Windermere, November 2013

It was so welcoming coming home in the evening after a long walk or strenuous climb or ride. It was lovely and warm, and the bathroom with both a walk in shower and a deep bath were great. The space was great.

Mrs Burgess, Swindon, October 2013

The situation of the property was excellent. It was in a very convenient position for everything that you would need for an enjoyable holiday. There was nothing at all that we did not like about our holiday.

Mrs Morris, Liverpool, October 2013

Breathtaking views, quiet location, and property exactly as described in brochure.

Mr Denovellis, Carlisle, August 2013

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