Craigwell

Drumnadrochit near Loch Ness, Scotland (Ref. 26782)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A charming, well-presented semi-detached stone cottage, located on a quiet country lane in the popular village of Drumnadrochit, on the banks of Loch Ness. This Highland cottage combines traditional Scottish charm with modern facilities, and offers ideal accommodation for a family or a group of friends who will adore the fabulous landscapes and fascinating history of the area, whilst appreciating the close proximity to lively pubs and restaurants. There are three pretty bedrooms in this Loch Ness cottage, and the main sitting room has a dining area and a welcoming open fire, and leads to a beautiful fitted kitchen with central island and breakfast bar. Outside this cottage in Drumnadrochit is a large private garden, which provides a tranquil haven for relaxing at the end of a busy day or gathering together on a warm evening over an alfresco meal. The vibrant village of Drumnadrochit sits at the head of Urquhart Bay on the shores of Loch Ness, home to the Loch Ness Centre and majestic Urquhart Castle, a spectacular sight when illuminated at the close of the day. Take a short drive to Glen Affric; regarded as one of the most beautiful valleys in Scotland, this National Nature Reserve is a haven for walkers with its moors, mountains, woodland and lochs offering superb scenery. This Loch Ness cottage provides the perfect, peaceful place to return to after a wonderful day discovering the unspoilt beauty of the Scotland Highlands.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 6). Sitting room (seats 4) with dining area and open fire. Second sitting room (seats 3) with sofa bed.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Large garden with furniture. Three well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 6 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk. Loch Ness 1 mile. Note: Mobile phone reception can be intermittent.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

DRUMNADROCHIT, LOCH NESS

Inverness 14 miles.

The village of Drumnadrochit lies at the head of Urquhart Bay on the shore of Loch Ness and is the centre of the Loch Ness Monster tourism industry in Scotland. In an area of great natural beauty and magnificent scenery, Drumnadrochit is home to the popular Loch Ness Monster exhibition, a village green, a shop and post office, several cafes, gift shops, pubs, restaurants and a tea room. The Great Glen Way, a 73 mile, long distance path running from Fort William to Inverness, passes through the village, while within easy reach are the historic ruins of Urquhart Castle. Just 14 miles away is the City of Inverness, the “Capital of the Highlands”, boasting museums, an art gallery, fine theatre and leisure facilities, and a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, while just outside the city is the Culloden Battlefield at Culloden Moor (National Trust), the site of the last major battle fought on British soil.