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Boat House

(Ref. 1003910)

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


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • boat (10)
  • loch (9)
  • recommend (9)
  • peaceful (8)
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20 Customer Reviews

  • "The Boat House is a first class and peaceful place to stay and enjoy Scotland."

    It has been expertly built and furnished and there is nothing to find fault with. The views from the windows both up and downstairs offer uninterrupted views of the loch and hills opposite. There is no nearby traffic or people to interrupt the solitude. I would highly recommend and will certainly return again.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful boat house!"

    Epic setting! Hard to fault.

    Reviewed by Luke4.7Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, good base for many walks."

    My only suggestion is that they replace the (non- functional) upper oven with a microwave oven. Otherwise it’s hard to find fault.

    Reviewed by Eifion4.4Sep 2023

  • "The boat house was excellent, location and the house was truly excellent; I would recommend this accommodation."

    We had a fantastic holiday in Invergarry and the Highlands. Loch Oich is stunning and weather was superb. Everything in boat house was too a great standard. Can't wait for another visit in near future. Garry and Mirella

    Reviewed by Garry5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stunning property & beautiful location with amazing scenery all around."

    The property was absolutely immaculate and very well equipped with everything you could need.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2023

  • "An absolute joy staying 30th Jun for 7 nights."

    Ample room for 2 people.Spotlessly clean and all you need for your break. So peaceful and surrounded by nature which suits us fine. First day for example had a visit in front of us at lochside of a kingfisher sitting waiting for a fish which was caught and returned to its perch plus many sightings including pair of black throated divers. Plenty walks around the grounds and places of interest easy driving with breathtaking scenery. Hotel serves fab scones and coffee/tea and delicious dinner ( best to book ahead for dinner). Janetta is on hand for any problems or advice .Although we didnt require any assistance always good to know she was there for us. So thank you for your service and giving us the most relaxing break in the Boathouse Dave & Chris

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "We enjoyed a fabulous week at The Boathouse."

    It was in a secluded location and the facilities and standards of the property were 10/10.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2023

  • "The Boat House is a beautiful place of tranquility where you can recharge your inner being."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2022

  • "The Boat House was situated in a perfect location."

    Area has a really nice peaceful feel right on the lake with deer being seen in the evenings right from the balcony. House has everything that is needed with the bonus of a fire place. Very easy bookings process and easily to find based on directions given. One of the nicest places I’ve stayed so far and I hope to return one day. I would definitely recommend Boath House to anyone.

    Reviewed by Katarina5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property was lovely but lacked a few "homely" touches and the lack of a microwave in this day and age was surprising."

    A great location and a very helpful host (when we lost our key!)

    Reviewed by William3.8Jun 2022

  • "The Boat House is absolutely beautiful and has everything you need."

    Hidden away beside the loch, it is a beautiful place to escape from everyday life. We’ll hopefully be back again some day.

    Reviewed by Alastair5.0Nov 2019

  • "Absolutely fantastic could not recommend the Boat House highly enough, the location is excellent peace & quiet and the wildlife was a real treat especially seeing Otters playing right outside the patio doors in the Loch, the second week we had new neighbours arrive Highland Coo’s which again a real treat."

    If you are hesitating about booking the Boat House don’t it was perfect for us and I’m sure you will feel the same.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2019

  • "Boat House is set in a stunning location overlooking Loch Oich."

    Totally private and peaceful. Well equipped and very comfortably furnished. Highly recommended. Have already booked for a return visit next year.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2019

  • "The boat House is lovely, a really peaceful location, with amazing views and wildlife all around."

    We had a truly relaxing break, a shame the weather did not allow us to use the bedroom balcony as much as we would have liked, but the view into the dark sky at night was wonderful. Very good finish to the whole property, nice warming log fire. We only discovered Fort Augustus late in the day, but it offered great eating and views of the loch ladder from Lochness. Would highly recommend a stay in this lovely location. With an afternoon tea at the local invergarry castle hotel. Look forward to a return visit.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Sep 2019

  • "The Boathouse was an exceptional place to stay ."

    .. the perfect Scottish hideaway ! It was so incredibly peaceful situated down a private road with stunning views over the loch. Inside everything was spotlessly clean & really well equipped with quality furnishings & appliances. The owner could not have been more helpful & supportive ... a gem of a holiday cottage !

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Aug 2019

  • "A beautifully appointed house in an idyllic spot - peace and serenity guaranteed !"

    ! An ideal situation for discovering the highlands while allowing us to get away from everyday stress and obligations. We highly recommend it and would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2019

  • "5 star boat house , absolutely lovely peaceful place to stay, would highly recommend this boat house ."

    We will be returning again .

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2019

  • "We enjoyed our week, despite the weather!"

    Lovely area, lots of walking, two good hotels both serving excellent food and Janetta,the owner, could not have been more helpful when we had a problem. Wonderful view over the Loch. All in all we would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jun 2019

  • "An wonderfuly peaceful and relaxing place with everything you need to make your holiday a memorable one, Stunning views, Space, beautifuly furnished with every facility, spotlessly clean."

    Easy access to some fantastic places.... We just loved it and will definately come back...

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jun 2019

  • "The Boathouse was a beautiful and very well done conversion."

    It had all the modern conveniences and more. We were very comfortable in the clean, well thought out and delightful property. We loved being so close to the loch, the peace and quiet, and wildlife. We would definitely recommend it and will be back to stay.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0May 2019

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  • One bedroom: 1 x double with en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • First floor snug.
  • Underfloor heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Sky and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Petrol station with shop 1 mile
  • Pub 1 mile.

The property

Invergarry 1 mile.

Set in the rural countryside of Invergarry, is this delightful converted boathouse.

Boat House offers a superb base for couples looking for a romantic and secluded break in the Scottish Highlands.

Situated alongside a loch, this property is the perfect choice for those interested in a variety of watersports, including fishing and kayaking.

Step through to the brightly-decorated, open-plan living space, offering a sitting room with a large sofa and a woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chilly evenings.

Have a relaxing evening here curled up with your partner, while catching up on your favourite shows.

The kitchen has all the appliances you could need to rustle up a delicious home-cooked meal, to be enjoyed at the spacious dining room table, with a glass of wine to set the mood.

There is also a shower room to complete the ground floor, with walk-in shower.

Follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you will discover a snug area, for those looking for some quiet time to read a good book.

Behind is the spacious double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.

Take a relaxing soak in the tub of an evening and wash away those aches and pains from the day.

A balcony area leads out from the double bedroom, with seating so you can enjoy this lovely rural location, with views across the surrounding woodland and loch.

While you're in the area, use the loch for getting involved with a selection of watersports, particularly ideal for those who enjoy fishing.

For a spot of history, take a five minute walk to the ruins of Invergarry Castle, dating back hundreds of years and positioned on a rock overlooking Loch Oich.

Venture into the neighbouring towns and villages for a variety of amenities, including fine food and local produce.

Due to its rural location, you are well-placed for romantic walks through this lovely countryside area or take the opportunity for some cycling.

Boat House offers fabulous views South and West across loch to hillside where deer and other wildlife can often be seen.

Return to your idyllic, rural retreat at Boat House for a relaxing evening with your partner.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Fort Augustus 7.5 miles; Fort William 24.5 miles.

The village of Invergarry is situated in a peaceful location, next to the River Garry. The village offers a hotel, ruins of Invergarry Castle and a pine wood. On the first Saturday in July the Invergarry Highland Games take place, plus the Great Glen Way passes through Invergarry allowing walkers to travel from Fort William to Inverness without ever setting foot on a road. Within driving distance is Fort Augustus, which is set at the southwest end of Loch Ness, on a stretch of the Caledonian Canel, and offers a number of shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst other places to visit in the area include the towns of Fort William and Aviemore