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6 Aonachan Gardens

(Ref. 996697)

Spean Bridge near Fort William, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property, super clean and tidy."

    Very comfortable, location amazing. We would definitely come back and would recommend this property to others.

    Thanks very much for your great feedback, hope to see you in the future , you were great guests Property Owner

    Reviewed by K5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very impressed with how nice our accommodation was, home from home, really ..."

    Very impressed with how nice our accommodation was, home from home, really enjoyed our stay, great location, lots of information for a good explore of the Highlands

    Thanks Michelle for your lovely feedback, glad you had a great holiday. Hope to see you again in the future. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2023

  • "It was a fabulous experience, would highly recommend it."

    Reviewed by Rafeh5.0Aug 2023

  • "It was very clean and comfortable, situated close to all the lovely areas of the ..."

    It was very clean and comfortable, situated close to all the lovely areas of the Highlands, if we needed anything we could get in contact with the owners, will definitely be coming back

    Hi Sally, thanks for your great feedback, glad you had a good holiday and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Was spotlessly clean, lots of utensils, everything you could possibly need. Beds were extremely comfy. Great holiday location with easy access to beautiful walks.

    Thanks Sue for your lovely feedback, great guests and glad you had a good holiday Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2023

  • "Fantastic facilities, excellent house, communication from the owner was excellent."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and recommend this property.

    Thanks Andrew for your lovely feedback, great guests and glad you had a great holiday. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2023

  • "Nice property in the heart of Spean Bridge, easy walking to the amenities and the Old Station Restaurant."

    We only slept in the main bedroom, the room was spacious plenty of storage. Comfortable bed, slept well. Living room comfortable we like to spread ourselves out. Front garden dog secure. Would stay again if in area

    Thanks Gina, glad you had a lovely holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gina4.7Jun 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Aonachan gardens."

    The place was extremely well equipped, every little detail had been thought about. Even extra towels and toys for the dog. The house was spotlessly clean and well maintained. The shower was perfect after a long day walking and the beds were super comfy. The location is great for exploring the highlands and there are a number of walks that can be started straight from the house. Details of which were provided by the owner. Communication with the owner was also great. It was good to know that they were available if we needed anything (not that we did).

    Thanks Michelle for your lovely feedback, glad you had a great holiday, we would be happy to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Apr 2023

  • "Thought of everything."

    Wonderful experience.

    Thanks very much for your lovely feedback, glad you had a great holiday. Hope to see you in the future. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Mar 2023

  • "Enyouable stay with lots of comfort."

    Hi Jos, thanks for your feedback, much appreciated, really glad you enjoyed your holiday. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jos5.0Jan 2023

  • "Really enjoyed my stay."

    Owner very friendly and helpful. Beautifully clean. House was equipped with everything I needed. Very dog friendly.

    Thanks Paula for your great feedback, glad you had a enjoyable holiday and your dog had a great time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Nov 2022

  • "Not the first time we have had a holiday in this lovely property,just as good as our last stay."

    It felt as if we had been away longer than a week.

    Thanks for your lovely feedback Michael, it was a pleasure having you back, hope to see you again in the future, take care and best wishes. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    The owners were very welcoming and helpful . We had a very nice stay. The house had everything we needed. The location is close to Ben Nevis and Fort William so we used it as a base for walking. Would stay again

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Aug 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay."

    The cottage was spotless and well equipped. The owners were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely return and recommend to all my family and friends.

    Thanks Danielle for your lovely feedback and glad you had a great holiday. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Susan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Danielle5.0Jul 2022

  • "This is a lovely house and well equipped with everything we needed."

    There were only 2 of us - but the house would comfortably accommodate 6 people. It was quiet, warm and very clean and comfortable. Would recommend / stay again if we visited this area.

    Thanks Tina for your lovely feedback and glad you had an great stay in our house. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christina5.0Jul 2022

  • "Clean modernised property in a good location for the central Highlands."

    Everything as per information on the web site plus a welcome bottle of wine and shortbread plus milk.

    Reviewed by David4.4May 2022

  • "Our 2nd stay at 6 Aonachon Gardens."

    Lovely house in a nice village. Great base for daily trips into the mountains and lochs. Very clean and well equipped. Excellent communication with owner. No issues at all. We would definitely recommend.

    Thanks very much for your great feedback and lovely meeting you., hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adam5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely warm, comfortable and well-equipped house."

    Spotlessly clean. A really great base for the hills. Easy parking for 2 cards and outside space with modern table and chairs which unfortunately we couldn't use because the weather was so awful but it didn't matter too much because house was nice to stay in.

    Thanks very much for your feedback, glad you had a great time despite the weather. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2022

  • "Excellent property"

    Thanks very much for your feedback and glad you had a great holiday Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Apr 2022

  • "The house was so cosy and warm."

    The gifts of biscuits, wine and milk was very much appreciated. The king size bed was so cosy and comfortable, the best we have ever slept in on holiday.

    Thanks very much for your feedback and glad you had a great holiday. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2022

  • "Really lovely place to arrive."

    We’ll compare all future rentals to this one with regards to cleanliness and convenience! The garden and back yard were well taken care of and perfect for the dog and our little one. Loved the master bedroom, a relaxing space and the towels and the products such as dishsoap and handwash made life easier. Very good location for visiting Nevis Range. Thank you

    Thanks very much for your lovely feedback and look forward to welcoming you back in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bethan5.0Feb 2022

  • "Pretty much as expected."

    Clear instructions on how to get there and check in. Property as described and had everything needed. Clean. The only exception if there is anything to mention, is perhaps some animal hair on one of the bed sheets. Washed but likely before might have stayed there someone with a pet. Will book again if next year, hopefully more snow :)

    Reviewed by Alexandru5.0Jan 2022

  • "An extremely clean ,warm and comfy cottage with everything you needed."

    Very helpful owners too.

    Thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed the cottage and your holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2021

  • "The cottage was excellent."

    Maintained to a high standard in both decoration and furnishing with everything one needs. Like a home from home.

    Reviewed by Ross5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had a very nice time at the cottage (spean bridge)."

    The cottage out down our expectations, really well equipped and cosy. The owner of the cottage was very thoughtful, hoping everything was ok. Will hopefully return. Many thanks for our wonderful holiday. Mike and Sheila Strange

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was exceptionally high standard very clean and very well appointed and a perfect base for Ben Nevis being only 7 miles away."

    . Due to the pandemic nothing really around cottage open for drinks or dinner, but we had a nice afternoon tea in the Wollen mill. Susan the owner checked in a few times to ensure everything was ok and if we needed any information or recommendations for anything. Would highly recommend this cottage and would visit again in the future.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2021

  • "The house was perfect in every way we had nothing to provide even down to washing up liquid and bin liners perfectly clean in every way even was given a bottle of wine the owner was so helpful would defo recommend this house to everyone great location to everywhere we wanted to go good amenities in village ."

    .......... one bad thing about spean bridge no petrol station other than that perfect house and good weather perfect location just one tiny thing those that have motorbikes need a flat stone to stop bikes falling over on gravel drive way,

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely seating area in the rear garden."

    Owner kept us up to date with places and times of places to eat. Even offering to send someone round to work the heating system as it was colder than expected that week. Thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. The holiday accommodation was comfortable and clean. Would stay there again if we are going to be in Scotland again in that area.

    Reviewed by William5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in the village of Spean Bridge."

    A great base for exploring the Highlands and Nevis range. The cottage was immaculate and modern. Well equipped kitchen and use of the locked shed and dry room for bikes and wet stuff was great for us. Good space for bbqing out the back and nice garden at the front. Had such a good week.

    Reviewed by Adam4.7Jun 2021

  • "I recommend Aonachan gardens because it is placed in a nice quiet place outside Fort William and very close to a lot of places that are worth seeing like Ben Nevis."

    The cottage is spacious and comfortable and the owners have thought of everything that you need. Not like home but outside the cottage window as the views of the mountains in the distance. we definitely would stay in this cottage again in the future.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2021

  • "Property really good on the whole."

    Bedroom sizeable and bed comfortable, bathroom great (nice to have choice of bath or shower). Kitchen a good size and well supplied. Spean Bridge was a great location with both easy and more demanding walks nearby. Property was spotlessly clean and everything had been thought of and provided. For the future, maybe a small DVD player for wet days (we knew there wouldn’t be one so plugged our own in which was fine.) Our only slightly negative thought was that lounge/ diner would be cramped and impractical if there were 6 people using it. Upstairs space would be fine for 6. Owners were helpful, friendly and accommodating. Lovely welcome gift, thank you.

    I would just like to say that when I have more than four guests I move out the dining table so guests can sit comfortably at the table, when there are only up to four guests I push the table backwards but it can easily be moved. The property does not have a DVD player. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our property and hope to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.4May 2021

  • "Peaceful location looking out towards the Mountains."

    cottage was really well equipped. and very comfortable, spacious, clean, and homely space to park car off the road . Nice enclosed garden for the dog

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Oct 2020

  • "We booked a week before we were due to go on holiday so didn’t Know what to expect of the accommodation, we absolutely loved it."

    The house is finished to a high standard, the beds were incredibly comfortable and it was just so cosy. Just what we needed in a damp October. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay again. The kitchen is very well stocked with all kinds of crockery and utensils. 10 minute drive from Fort William and some absolutely stunning scenery which ever way you drove.

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Oct 2020

  • "We thought the house was well equipped and comfortable and was convenientlylocatedfordays out."

    The Old Station pub and restaurant were very friendly and the meals good, well recommended and dog friendly. Our only suggestion would be to provide some wet gear coat hooks and drip tray to avoid drips onto the laminate floors . The alcove in the kitchen could easily be amended to do this.

    Reviewed by Andy4.4Oct 2020

  • "Lovely clean well equipped cottage in excellent location."

    Superb setting to use as base for exploring the Highlands. We had a fantastic week of walking and swimming. We highly recommend this cottage, the owners have provided a perfect holiday home. WiFi was an additional bonus. There is nothing I could suggest as improvement as it was just perfect. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Vicki5.0Sep 2020

  • "Clean comfortable house, lovely bottle of wine and tin of shortbread on arrival."

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2020

  • "Great house one of the best we have stayed in only thing missing was dvd player"

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Sep 2020

  • "Very clean and comfortable accommodation."

    Well equipped kitchen with virtually everything needed to cater for large hungry family. Washing machine was a bonus as meant outdoor activity clothes were washed. We were lucky as weather was fantastic so could dry washing on the clothes line. Although airer provided drying would have been difficult. Dish washer would have been nice but not essential. Nice extra touches including foil, cling film, Tupperware boxes, salt, pepper and cooking oil provided by owners helped make things easier as these are the things you only need a little of but either need to take it with you or buy and waste. We travelled by train to our holiday and used public transport as well as car while there. The cottage off road parking for 2 cars to rear which is helpful as front of property is on busy main road. Despite this traffic noise was not an issue. Local Bridge cafe does take out pizzas and fish suppers. Until 7pm. Local Spar was well stocked and not too expensive. The local restaurants were booked up so would recommend booking well in advance if you want to eat out in the village. Property is well placed for exploring area and I would consider booking again if planning trip to Spean bridge area again.

    Reviewed by Heather4.7Aug 2020

  • "The house was immaculate in all aspects of cleanliness, the comfort and equipment levels were fantastic and very thoughtful touches provides by the owners made this stay the best Sykes accommodation that I have booked ( and I have booked a few now)."

    others considering this house will not be disappointed. The location of this property is very convenient for Ben Nevis , Fort William, Inverness and Isle of Skye. Spean Bridge is very nice village to stop in too.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Oct 2019

  • "We planned to be without a car for 3 days and chose this cottage because of the excellent rail and bus provision, which worked perfectly."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2019

  • "The house was really nice - very newly refurbished and comfortable."

    Very convenient being so close to the shops.

    Reviewed by Tavi5.0Sep 2019

  • "Everything at this property was excellent."

    Spotlessly clean and wonderfully comfortable. Fantastic location central to all outdoor activities in the area. Superb bathroom. Luxurious beds. Easy parking and pretty garden. A lovely home from home to come back to after a day in the mountains. Nice welcome treats on arrival. A credit to the owners who take pride and care in making this holiday home a real gem. Can’t recommend highly enough. We will certainly choose this place again for our next visit.

    Reviewed by Steven4.7Jul 2019

  • "We had a fantastic holiday, very welcoming and comfortable home in a very beautiful part of the world."

    Very friendly and helpful host/ owner. Lovely stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Felicity5.0Jun 2019

  • "WOW. Our holiday home was fantastic."

    The home was lovely. A wee gem in the Highlands. There was so many little additions that made things complete. The kitchen has everything including salt pepper. Cling film tinfoil. All cleaning products provided, washing powder for the washing machine. Along with all the usual plates cutlery glasses. Toilet paper provided. A torch in all the bedside cabinets. Maps of the area's you might want to visit. Loads of books and games. The home itself is very comfortable and finished to a high standard. Both my wife and myself were very impressed. So impressed we are going to book a week next year. The location is ideally situated if you want a spring board to visit the Highlands or just explore the local area. We had a great holiday which the home helped to complete. We will be back. I could rabbit on about the place needless to say I was totally impressed.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage had everything you wanted and needed and more."

    For instance if you wanted to make a picnic there were plastic boxes, cling film and tin foil already to be used. I normally pack a box with all the bits that normally are not there in a holiday home otherwise I’m in a supermarket for bits a couple of times during a week. This time everything was there, so thanks that made life much easier. The cottage was cosy and warm to return on an evening in a week with not a lot of good weather. There is plenty of room for an adult group or a family and enough places to sit. That’s a bug bear of mine you can have a house that sleeps six but only four or five at dining table or in lounge sometimes which is no good when we have adult children and grandkids in tow. This house is great, very clean and modern. The location in Spean bridge means you can bob around a good bit touring different places but have a good base to return to each night. All in excellent, thank you.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2019

  • "We have had a great weeks holiday at this lovely house, very well equipped with everything we needed and spotlessly clean throughout."

    Special thanks for the little touches left for us on arrival which made us feel very welcome indeed. Recommended 100%

    Reviewed by Tim5.0May 2019

  • "Excellent renovated house and nice to have decent new furniture to sit on and sleep!"

    Deserves full stars even without a dish washer!

    Thank you for your comments, we are very pleased you enjoyed your recent stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0May 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x first floor double and 1 x first floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath and walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/diner.
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • TV with freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden and gravel area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 0.1 miles
  • Note: Though mostly enclosed, the garden has steps leading out to the main road and therefore we advise children and pets to be supervised at all times
  • Note: The upstairs bathroom is not suitable for the disabled
  • Please note: electric car charging is not permitted at this property

The property

Fort William 9.2 miles.

6 Aonachan Gardens is a lovely 1950s semi-detached cottage based in Spean Bridge, in the Scottish Highlands, a short drive away from the thriving town of Fort William.

Internally, the property has been modernised to a family-friendly holiday home.

Step through the front door to a small hallway, where you can leave your coats and boots and enter the cosy open-plan living space.

With ample seating and a TV, so you can keep up to date with all your favourite shows while you're away.

Take advantage of the fitted kitchen, with all the appliances you could possibly need on-hand to help cook up a storm for the whole family.

The dining area has seating for up to six people and makes for a lovely space to enjoy a family meal together.

The ground floor also hosts a double bedroom, which would be ideal for those with limited mobility.

Upstairs has a further two bedrooms; one double and one twin, with a separate family bathroom.

Choose from an elegant bath or a walk-in shower to prepare for your day in style.

To the front of the property is an enclosed garden with a lawn and gravel area.

It is the perfect spot to sit out and enjoy the afternoon sun, while your pets stretch their legs.

Off-road parking is available to the rear of the property.

There are two restaurants less than a mile away if you fancy a meal out.

While you stay in the area, why not visit the Great Glen Way, with fantastic walking and cycling opportunities for those active walkers.

Offering some of the most magnificent countryside views along the way - this is not a place you want to miss during your visit.

The Scotland Natural Heritage has named this one of Scotland's Great Trails.

6 Aonachan Gardens is the perfect spot for those interested in viewing the unspoilt countryside.

EPC Rating: Band D

EPC Rating: Band D

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-40007-F

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About the location

SPEAN BRIDGE

Fort William 9.5 miles; Inverness 56 miles.

The village of Spean Bridge is set in the parish of Kilmonivaig in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Spean Bridge earned its name from the Highbridge over the River Spean and the village today is a lovely holiday base, with transport links heading north to Inverness and south towards Fort William. The main town in the Western Highlands, Fort William lies on the banks of Loch Linnhe, and offers a wide variety of shops and pubs which serve a fine selection of meals.

Please note: electric car charging is not permitted at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter