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Ailsa Cottage

Laggan near Fort Augustus, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1086502)

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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/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Great well presented cottage , everything provided , great rural location."

    Defo recommend

    Thank you Paul for the great feedback ! Kind regards, Eilidh Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulNov 2021

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful and very clean and all facilities catered for."

    We loved every minute of our stay and will definitely be back. Well recommended. Susan & David Johnson

    Thank you Susan and David for the lovely review! Welcome back anytime, Kind regards, Eilidh Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2021

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The property

Fort Augustus 10.5 miles.

Nestled on the Great Glen, Ailsa Cottage is a quaint, semi-detached bungalow with ground-floor living in Laggan near Fort Augustus, Inverness.

The cottage looks out onto stunning mountain views and is an ideal location for exploring the lochs of Inverness, with three bedrooms sleeping up to six guests.

After a long day in the mountains or visiting nearby towns, Ailsa Cottage provides all the home comforts in a contemporary interior; kick off your shoes in the porch and enter the well-equipped kitchen/diner, where you can warm up with hot drinks, throw your muddy clothes in the washing machine, and enjoy a home-cooked meal around the table, before settling down in the sitting room with your feet up by the open fireplace.

The three double bedrooms at Ailsa Cottage are bright and airy with plenty of space for storing your items and getting ready for the day ahead, whilst the bathroom offers a bath with shower over to suit all guests.

For a peaceful space to enjoy your surroundings, the cottage has an enclosed garden with furniture and a barbecue for dining alfresco with the misty mountains in the distance.

Nearby you will find a shop where you can purchase basic items, whilst Fort Augustus lies a short journey north of Ailsa Cottage, offering a supermarket, pubs and restaurants for dining out in a beautiful hamlet on the southern tip of Loch Ness.

There is also plenty of history to explore in the area, including Urquhart Castle and the Caledonian Canal and heritage centre.

Just south of Ailsa Cottage sits Spean Bridge, a small village and scenic area with plenty of outdoor activities on offer, such as hiking, climbing, water sports and wildlife watching, as well as Leanachan Forest which offers gentle walks and bike rides in a beautiful setting.

Fort William is situated a little further south on the shores of Loch Linnhe, known as the gateway to Britain's highest mountain peak, Ben Nevis, and the Glen Nevis valley.

In the town centre, you will find plenty of shops and cafés to enjoy, and the West Highland Museum which focuses on regional life and history.

Ailsa Cottage is a quaint setting in a wonderful spot for a memorable trip to the Scottish Highlands.


  • All-ground floor
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and 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
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Enclosed garden with furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 10.6 miles

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About the location


Fort William 31 miles; Inverness 34 miles.

Nestling at the south-west end of Loch Ness, Fort Augustus has a variety of shops, and you can sample a fine selection of food in the local pubs and restaurants. Ideal for those who like to be near water, the village is home to a stretch of the Caledonian canal, including a flight of locks that provide a fascinating place to watch the world go by, as the numerous boats make their way further west towards Fort William. Visit the Clansman Centre, search the Loch for "Nessie" or venture further afield to Newtonmore (Monarch of the Glen country), Kingussie or the city of Inverness.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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