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Island View House

Glencoe, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1089337)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Enjoying glorious views of the countryside in Glencoe, Scottish Highlands is the fantastic, detached holiday home of Island View House.

With its stylish décor and easy access to delicious eateries and shops, this holiday home makes a superb base for a family of 10 looking for a Highlands adventure.

Make use of the handy, private parking on arrival, before heading inside to be welcomed by the warm and pleasant sitting room, where a crackling woodburning stove envelopes you with warmth and plush sofas entice you to kick back and relax.

Progress through the property to the fabulous kitchen/diner, a space enjoying shaker-style cabinetry and a stylish colour scheme throughout; the chef of the group will be happy to find a range of appliances and ample food preparation space.

When a delectable dinner has been rustled up, tuck into it at the nearby dining table whilst you catch up on those outdoors adventures.

When sleep calls, choose one of five tastefully furnished bedrooms, with the first one being the master double, a space enjoying access to a contemporary, en-suite shower room, along with three more fabulous doubles and a twin.

The family bathroom has been finished to a high standard, enjoying wooden flooring and metro tiling, so you can freshen up in style, whether that be in the relaxing bath or the walk-in shower.

To the rear of the property is a garden featuring a bubbling hot tub and an oak barrel sauna, a spot promising ample relaxation after a jam-packed day.

Make the most of the dwelling's location and venture next door to the marvellous Glencoe Gathering or Red Shed Pizza for a bite to eat or travel a short distance to the nearby shop to pick up some ingredients for a homecooked meal.

Get to know your surroundings, by venturing along the Glencoe Lochan Trail, with its access to lochs sporting salmon and sea trout, as well as ample mountain sports, such as mountain-biking and white-water kayaking.

The area is also known for being home to a range of filming locations, including those from Harry Potter: such as the Glenfinnan Viaduct, Steall Falls, and Skyfall's Glen Etive; after exploring these stellar sights, be sure to indulge in a meal out at one of the many nearby eateries, including the Steak & Lobster Bistro and Fish & Chips Co.

If you're after some adventure, embark on a hike along the West Highland Way to come across the sights of Buachaille Etive Mòr, River Coe, along with opportunities to hike up Ben Nevis and ski the slopes of the Glencoe Mountain Resort.

There is plenty more to see in the wider area, with Fort William and Oban resting a scenic drive away and making for lovely days out.

An unforgettable break awaits at Island View House.

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 3 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, coffee maker
  • TV, WiFi, a selection of games and books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Rear garden with lawn, decking, hot tub and an oak barrel sauna
  • Ample offroad parking
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: There are steps down to the garden, please take care

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location

GLENCOE

Fort William 16 miles. Kinlochleven 7 miles.

The peaceful village of Glencoe sits at the western end of Loch Leven and boasts a scattering of houses as well as a small museum, shop and an Inn offering excellent food and refreshments. A popular centre for hill-walkers, climbers and holidaymakers alike, the surrounding area hosts a variety of activities, including many great walking opportunities and an abundance of wildlife not to be missed! Take a trip to the National Trust Visitor Centre to discover the story of the infamous Glencoe Massacre. Travel north across the Ballachulish Bridge towards Fort William and you will pass the Corran Ferry over to the unspoilt Ardnamurchan Peninsula. In Fort William you could take a gondola trip at Nevis Range or drive westwards to the Isles and visit Glenfinnan, where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard to rally the clans. You will also find the Glenfinnan viaduct, memorably captured in the Harry Potter films. Alternatively you could follow the coastal route south towards Oban along the shores of Loch Linnhe to Kinlochlaich Gardens, Barcaldine Castle or the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary, where rescued seals are nursed back to health before being returned to the wild. A fantastic location for all the family!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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