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Glen Nevis Cottage

(Ref. 1013913)

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

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely, cosy cottage in Glen Nevis."

    Comfortable beds, very clean. Good base for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jun 2024

  • "This is without doubt the worst property we have stayed in the UK."

    We arrived at 1515hrs on Saturday 04/05/24 and left at 0930hrs the following day having booked the week. Minor faults included broken kettle and toilet seat which would not stay up. The sofa was not as shown on photo,s but was a fabric sofa which was very tired and required a trip to the recycling centre. In general the cottage was in much need of a good renovation.

    Reviewed by John2.2May 2024

  • "A lovely, comfortable cottage that exceeded our expectations."

    Excellent location within east walking distance to Fort William town centre and the train station. Very convenient for walks in Glen Nevis and as a base for exploring further afield.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2024

  • "Our new favourite cottage."

    Perfect position near town but with lovely walks right from the door. Lovely owner too who only introduced herself to ask us not to worry about the candle holder we'd broken. Lovely cottage, lovely location, lovely people. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Mar 2024

  • "Perfect love this cottage it’s on the door step to town , also glen Nevis"

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Feb 2024

  • "Good location and parking."

    This is our second visit to the cottage and it’s still an extremely good place to stay.

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Feb 2024

  • "We loved our stay at Glen Nevis Cottage."

    Location was fantastic. A short walk (20 mins) in to the town and to the train station and Morrisons. The scenery is out of this world. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2024

  • "Wonderful cottage , perfect location for transport routes and local amenities."

    Everything you need home from home. Plenty of room for off road parking. Owners of cottage very close by and very helpful. Thank you for making our Christmas Holiday truly special . We will be back.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Dec 2023

  • "3rd visit to this property."

    Clean and homely feel, ideal for the restful break we wanted. Can walk easily into town but also straight into the hills and countryside. Comfortable bed, love the open fire. If I had to be critical I would suggest the owners made a mistake not spending a bit more on the recent bathroom update. Although perfectly functional the new large shower cubical shouts out for a power shower.

    Reviewed by Sue4.4Oct 2023

  • "A lovely little cottage, cosy and warm during our October stay, ideal location for the glens and mountains, highly recommended this cottage."

    Regards James.

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful x"

    Reviewed by Tina4.7Sep 2023

  • "This cottage was so lovely, we felt completely at home."

    Very nice stoned garden to the front and side. Slept like logs. Never stayed at a place so well equipped. In a great location. Had a brilliant stay.

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Sep 2023

  • "I’ve loved this cottage for nearly 30 years and now I’ve finally stayed in it ."

    It’s perfect near town,bus stops, etc loved it so much I’ve booked for next year

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very tidy bungalow, easy to live in and close enough to amenities."

    Was extremely glad of the fresh milk, tea and biscuits on arrival, thanks.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay and certainly would book again, should we be in the area."

    It is located a 10 to 15 minute walk from the shops, pubs and restraurants which was great. The only criticism is that the kitchen/diner was not really big enough to fit the table even though there was only 3 of us. I suspect that four adults would find this to be a problem.

    Reviewed by Adrian4.7Jul 2023

  • "Great cottage for walking to Ben Nevis and Fort William with bonus of excellent off street parking."

    Reviewed by Ian4.7May 2023

  • "Fabulous, homey cottage with plenty of appliances and utensils in the kitchen, garden was well maintained and safe for the dogs."

    Great location with shops nearby for groceries and souvenirs and easy access to quick evening river walks for the dogs as well as longer walks / days out

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0May 2023

  • "Great location for town and country."

    If you're a dog owner be aware that the garden isn't secure.

    Reviewed by Alison3.8May 2023

  • "Beautiful little cottage well situated on the edge of Fort William so ideal to either walk into town or drive out to explore the surrounding area."

    We found it very clean and comfortable and well equipped and we had a very friendly welcome from the owners. It lived up to the description on the website and we would not hesitate to book it again if we go back to Fort William.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week here with our 2 dogs, the cottage has absolutely everything you need even a lovely pint of milk & pack of shortbread left for us by Ruth the owner on arrival."

    Comfy beds, reclining sofas & chairs in living room, lovely new walk in shower. Ideal walking distance into the town, around 0.7 miles/15 min walk. We wanted to transport the cottage back home with us we loved it so much!

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Apr 2023

  • "Wonderful host."

    Cosy considering most nights we're minus in temperatures. Fantastic position..Bathroom needed extra heating.overall the cottage needed a more modern decor look.we would stay again thank you fortwilliam.

    Reviewed by David4.1Jan 2023

  • "The cottage was amazing, great location had everything we needed for a great holiday, would definitely go back"

    Reviewed by David4.7Dec 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay in Glen nevis cottage perfect location perfect host's had a lovely open fire couldn't ask for more."

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Oct 2022

  • "Very comfortable with very adequate facilities."

    Excellent position for town and mountains. Very friendly hosts. Really enjoyed our visit.

    Reviewed by John4.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage ,great location ,would go back again"

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was well located, but we felt it was in need of being updated e."

    G the bathroom and kitchen, very clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Jun 2022

  • "John & Ruth Make guests most comfortable and welcombe"

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic location, comfy beds, nice garden and friendly hosts."

    Well equipped kitchen. The cottage requires some modernisation - otherwise very good place to base yourself to explore great outdoors.

    Reviewed by Alicja4.4Jun 2022

  • "Nice week away in a nice cottage,perfect location."

    Ideal for the perfect hiking holiday.

    Reviewed by Jason3.8May 2022

  • "The location was ideal for exploring the surrounding countryside."

    The cottage was comfortable and warm, the owners were very friendly and helpful,

    Reviewed by Susan4.7May 2022

  • "We were very happy with Glen Nevis, it is a cosy cottage and has everything you need."

    Ideal base/location to go off for the day and visit the sites. Would recommend and return!

    Reviewed by Zena5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in perfect location 10 minutes stroll to the centre of fort William with our chocolate Labrador Isaac ."

    The owners who live at the back of the cottage were very friendly and helpful and even give us some spuds to plant on our allotment when we get home can’t get much better than that Carol

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very welcoming and friendly as always."

    stayed at glen nevis cottage every year for holidays for over 20 years

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, warm ,cosy and everything you will need for a good holiday."

    Nice location about 15/20 minute walk into the centre of Fort William and ideal for touring round the highlands. Would definitely stay again. The only point I would like to point out to other dog owners is that it is not secure for small dogs. It didnt cause us any concern but may affect others.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Mar 2022

  • "Lovely stay in glen nevis cottage, toasty warm when we arrived, had everything you could need."

    Great location, near some lovely walks, first time in fort william, will definitely come back and recommend to others. ( our dog loved it too

    Reviewed by Bruce5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage perfectly located ."

    Very cosy and comfortable. Easy walking into fort William and into Glen Nevis . Highly recommend to others and would definitely stay again. Thankyou .

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Jan 2022

  • "Beautiful and cozy place for relaxation"

    Reviewed by Aurel Constantin4.7Dec 2021

  • "Enjoyed a lovely week in Glen Nevis Cottage."

    The cottage had everything you needed, lots of nice little touches and the owner most helpful. It was a great base to explore a beautiful part of the country. Would recommend: Cow Hill Circuit (walk with amazing views starts at back of leisure centre, Crannog Cruises Seal Island Boat tour, Glencoe, Mallaig (stop off at Glenfinnan Viaduct) Corran Islans Ferry across to other side or Loch Linnhe. Thank you

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Oct 2021

  • "We love returning home, The owners were very welcoming and made us feel great."

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Bathroom with large walk-in shower and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire and open fire
  • Electric central heating with electric fire and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with gravelled area and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: The open fire is only to be used in the winter
  • The electric fire is provided for the warmer months
  • 'Please Note: No charging of electric cars are permitted at this property, please use designated charging points in the area'

The property

Situated in the heart of the enchanting town of Fort William in the Western Highlands rests Glen Nevis Cottage.

Boasting off-road parking and cosy open fire for the winter months, whilst being encompassed by the glorious landscapes of the Nevis region, this property is ideal for a small family or group of friends looking to escape to Scotland.

You are welcomed by a cosy living room, hosting an open fire for the winter months and an electric fire for the warmer months, along with two plush armchairs and a sofa, the group can look forward to snuggling up to watch TV after a long day of exploring your surroundings.

From here, make your way to the kitchen/diner where you will find all the appliances you need to rustle up tasty meals for your group throughout your stay, including an electric oven and hob, a microwave and a fridge freezer, along with a handy washing machine to freshen up your clothes.

When sleep calls, make your way to the bedrooms; you will find a double bedroom fit with a plush double and storage for your belongings, finished with delicate floral artwork.

Moving through the property, the second bedroom hosts two plush single beds, ideal for children or friends sharing, complete with striking red artwork and finishing touches.

Completing the interior of the cottage is a family bathroom,with large walk-in shower basin and WC.

Outside, the graveled garden is home to a table and chairs, providing an alternative dining arrangement for dinner throughout the summer months, or even just an escape for your morning coffee while admiring the distant mountain views.

You won't be short of activities to uptake while staying at the property; the local area is known for its magnificent skiing opportunities at Nevis Range.

Adventurers and explorers will be pleased to discover Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain is just a short distance from the cottage, perfect for those looking for a grand challenge.

The nearby town of Glencoe boasts some of the most diverse and dramatic landscapes in the country and is home to an abundance of activities such as the Glencoe & North Lorn Folk Museum and the Kinlochlaich Gardens, which surround the historic house and boast a range of plants which thrive in the mild climate.

There are plenty of historic sites for the history buffs of the group, including Old Inverlochy Castle,13th century ruins resting on the banks of the River Lochy, and slightly further afield, Invergarry Castle near the Glengarry Heritage Centre.

Give the chef of group a break from the cooking on evening and treat your family to a meal out at one of the nearby restaurants in the Fort William town centre; The Geographer offers a variety of flavours from around the world concocted with local produce, or if you fancy a traditional pub lunch, head to The Tavern Restaurant which offers a pub-style menu in a cosy setting.

For a superb holiday to Scotland with your loved ones, choose Glen Nevis Cottage.

EPC Rating: Band E

EPC Rating: Band E

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About the location

FORT WILLIAM

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.

'Please Note: No charging of electric cars are permitted at this property, please use designated charging points in the area'

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter