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Brae Mhor Cottage

Fort William, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1075191)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Did not meet owners."

    That suited me. Location outstanding. Quality of cottage and preparation outstanding. Very minor point is that microwave interior is starting to rust.. great overall. Thank you

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2021

  • "Lovely remote house above Fort William finished to a high standard with all modern fittings and everything you need."

    About 10 minutes from Fort William on a single track road. Access was fine in November but might need 4x4 in winter.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2021

  • "One of the best cottage where I stayed in terms of outside view, comfort, facilities, accessibility etc."

    Also quite close to Fort William town Centre. Love to book again the same cottage.

    Reviewed by Muhammad OmarOct 2021

  • "The cottage is very comfortable with contemporary fittings and maintained to a high standard."

    It had everything we needed for an excellent stay. It is located in a wild and beautiful glen with outstanding views. Although isolated it has a decent, though slow, wifi installation, but there was no service on our cell phones (Vodafone). Sky TV was an added bonus in view of the less than clement weather - it rained every day! Fort William is about 10 mins away with an excellent range of shops and restaurants - single track road, but very little traffic. Would like to have met the owners/housekeeper but they kept themselves to themselves and did not intrude on our privacy. Would not hesitate to book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2021

  • "Brae Mhor cottage was superb, comfortable, well equipped, immaculately clean and well presented."

    Then there are the views… wow! What a setting, surrounded by the mountains, every view a picture and with the mighty Ben Nevis in the background. Ideally located base for touring the area but we didn’t want to go out, just far enough away but not too far, perfect! Thank you so much to all.

    Reviewed by PhilipSep 2021

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The property

Resting on the outskirts of Fort William, Scottish Highlands is the lovely detached and remote Brae Mhor Cottage.

Set amongst the spectacular vista of rural farm life, whilst being in direct view of Ben Nevis; sleeping up to six guests, Brae Mhor is the ideal place to stay for your next trip to Scotland.

Upon arrival you will notice two ideal off-roading parking spaces, alongside an enclosed garden surrounding the property - including a picnic bench for having an alfresco lunch in the peace and quiet, while marvelling at the views of the mountains.

The entrance hallway is a handy spot to leave any walking gear on the coat rack, before making your way into the sitting room to enjoy some quality time together in front of the Sky TV with a selection of DVDs to choose from; switch on the electric fire for some extra warmth!

Continue through the property and you will come across the kitchen/diner, featuring charming wood paneling and containing all the appliances you need to make your favourite meals; the dining area has enough seats for all of the family, superb for enjoying a big breakfast before going on a mountain trek.

Further up the corridor is the downstairs cloakroom, containing a WC and basin; with the utility room close-by featuring a handy washing machine and tumble dryer!

Additionally, downstairs is one of the tastefully decorated three bedrooms, consisting of a generous double bed and plenty of storage to pop away your belongings; the bedroom is accompanied by an en-suite shower room.

Head upstairs to the spacious twin room with Velux windows showcasing the views of the mountains; across the way is another double room containing a zip-linked king-size bed, which can be separated for your sleeping arrangements.

The upstairs family bathroom also features Velux windows, creating a light and airy space while you have access to a separate bath and walk-in shower; providing great options for getting ready in the morning.

The property is only 3.9 miles away from the main town of the Western Highlands, Fort William; containing all of your amenities and more - the town is the perfect location for a day out.

Be sure to visit The West Highlands Museum to learn about the extensive history of the area and view some very intriguing exhibits; or climb aboard the famed the Jacobite Steam Train (ideal for Harry Potter fans!) To travel along 84 miles of railway between Fort William and Mallaig and admire the dramatic Highlands landscape.

The cottage is in an ideal location, being less than twenty minutes' away from the Achintee entrance to Scotland's iconic mountain Ben Nevis; the mountain is perfect for walking, cycling and climbing enthusiasts - with a range of different routes featuring differing levels of difficulty.

Winter sports fans also have the opportunity to visit the Nevis Range during peak season, located just north of the mountain, where you can take part in snowsport lessons or ski/board at your leisure.

In an idyllic remote location whilst being easily accessible to sights and activities, choose the wonderful Brae Mhor Cottage for your next trip to the Scottish Highlands.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite shower, WC and basin, 1 x king-size (zip/link can be twin on request), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC and basin
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and electric hob, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, WiFi, TV with Sky, DVD, CD and a selection of DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 3.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Ben Nevis 2 miles; Glencoe 16 miles; Kinlochleven 22 miles.

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. The area boasts spectacular scenery and a plethora of walking opportunities, from gentle ambles to more strenuous expeditions, and of course, Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Ski enthusiasts will also enjoy the Nevis Range, a ski resort with a mountain gondola, along with a World Cup mountain biking course located just four miles from Fort William. For a more relaxing break, why not take a tour of the Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, or visit the Glenfinnan Monument? An ideal location for exploring the best of the breathtaking West Highlands.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

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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