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Maclean Cottage

Beauly, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 987831)

4.8

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely spotless."

    Excellent location - especially being in the centre of the village but very quiet. There were some lovely features in the cottage and the standard was much higher than we expected. There was more storage than we could have filled. Donald messaged to ensure we were happy and there were no issues. I can only recommend this cottage and we'd love to go back.

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2021

  • "Cottage exceeded all expectations."

    Warm welcome from owner Donald who also contacted us half way through week to see if there was anything we needed. Cottage fully equipped and comfortable to stay in. Ideally situated to explore Loch Ness, Inverness and Aviemore which is home to the highest beach in the UK. A holiday to remember.

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2021

  • "Great cottage , perfect location near shops and restaurants."

    Everything we needed and more. Spotlessly clean. The owner, Donald was extremely helpful and made us very welcome Thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by RogerSep 2021

  • "This cottage was exceptional and it was amazingly clean and well equipped."

    We hope vety much to be able to book it again next year

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "It wasn’t just the accommodation that was excellent but the whole package."

    The host, Donald was amazing. The little things like the phone call to see if we needed anything getting in for our arrival, milk in the fridge etc. He was there if needed but not intrusive. It was a pleasure to stay.

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2021

  • "Maclean Cottage is a fabulous base for exploring the North of Scotland."

    Don is a welcoming and helpful host who communicates very well and gives his guests’ comfort his top priority. The cottage was exceptionally clean when we arrived and was spacious and very comfortable for our party of two adults and two teenagers. There is plenty of hot water, oodles of storage and we had everything we needed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay - plus the benefit Netflix and two TVs for the teens! Beauly is a lovely little town with two small supermarkets, an ancient Priory, and a range of independent shops, hotels and cafes. It is very easy to get into Inverness, to the north and south coasts of the beautiful Moray Firth, and to the West Coast (Ullapool is just 1 hour). We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by JaniceAug 2021

  • "The host was v welcoming and had placed milk and welcome cake in fridge."

    Home was clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by DouglasJul 2021

  • "The accommodation was lovely and better than expected."

    It was very well equipped and we have no criticisms of the house at all. It is located in a beautiful village where locals maintain beautiful flower beds and baskets. There is a lovely hotel a short walk away , the food there is very good and a visit is recommended. A few yards away is a fish and chip shop, an Indian restaurant, a Co-op and a shop that sells a fantastic selection of ice creams.A shop we had difficulty avoiding.

    Reviewed by AnthonyJul 2021

  • "House very clean and central to do a bit of sight seeing."

    Great deli,bakers and butchers in Main Street and a couple of hotels to also have something to eat.

    Reviewed by RobertaJul 2021

  • "Excellent communication from host and person who prepared our stay, before, during and afterwards."

    In a good location for various facilities. Comfortable in all areas, and with bonus of a very good sized tv too!

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a good location for the amenities in Beauly."

    Great base for visiting some beautiful Glen's with stunning scenery. Inverness a short drive away Little mention to Angela for all her help in these challenging times thanks for all your help

    Reviewed by NoelOct 2020

  • "The holiday was very enjoyable and I had no complaints but we should have been attending the annual Blazin in Beauly event with friends."

    I was disappointed that you wouldn't refund our deposit when this was cancelled.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage with everything you need and more."

    Spotlessly clean. The off road private parking is an added bonus. Perfect base for exploring Scotland.

    Reviewed by JanSep 2020

  • "Central location perfect for touring the area."

    Local people very friendly and helpful. Train station on edge of town for trips to Inverness etc. no need to worry about car parking ! Plenty of places for eating out .. And a good Chinese carry out.. Cottage very comfortable with all mod cons.. Lovely to relax in after a good day sightseeing!!

    Reviewed by SheilaAug 2020

  • "It was a lovely cottage in a great location."

    Hosts were very kind, friendly and helpful. We had a very relaxing time, many thanks!

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "Everything at the cottage was to the highest standard and the place was immaculate."

    The village was a lovely place with lots to do, see and places to eat out or in. Perfect base for exploring the local area. Was a bit worried about no garden but the sun house was great and you can take the garden furniture into the drive so could still get out door experience. The host got back quickly to enquiries and was very, very helpful.

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage very warm and well kept ..."

    Lovely cottage very warm and well kept There was plenty to see and do around the village Just a thought for the owners could they possibly have more pillows on the beds A guest book would be nice too to leave comments in A lovely place

    Reviewed by AnnSep 2019

  • "Wir hatten dieses Cottage für eine Woche gemietet, um von hier aus Motorradtouren in die Highlands zu unternehmen."

    Die Unterkunft kann uneingeschränkt weiterempfohlen werden; sehr sauber und gemütlich! Gut auch die Parkmöglichkeit auf dem abschließbaren Hof. Nett ist auch das kleine "Sommerhaus". Einziger Kritikpunkt: Es gibt keinen Geschirrspüler und keine Kaffeemaschine (aber das wusste man ja eigentlich vorher...). Die Kommunikation mit der Vermieterin lief problemlos via Whatsapp. Wir würden wiederkommen!

    Reviewed by JoergAug 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely , very comfortable and in a great location ."

    I would suggest the introduction of a visitors book and some information about the local area and restaurants .

    Reviewed by GillJul 2019

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and the location and excellent standards of the cottage made our stay all the more memorable."

    The cottage was very well equipped with all mod cons; very clean and tidy and very spacious. Our only criticisms would be that there was no welcoming documents/instructions and no information leaflets for places of interest round about or for things to do when the weather is not so good. We have left leaflets in the cottage for future reference. All in all we enjoyed our stay and would definetely recommend this cottage and Beauly as a holiday location.

    Reviewed by HelenJun 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage that had everything that we needed and to a high specification."

    The gated driveway was perfect for us as it gave us security for the motorbikes we’d travelled up on to tour scotland. Lovely little village that had everything we needed. We had fantastic weather and the locals were extremely friendly in advising us of places to see. Fabulous week and Scotland we will be back

    Reviewed by TracyApr 2019

  • "It was an old urban cottage with recently modernised interior and facilities."

    Situated very close to the centre of Beauly village made it very handy for shops and cafes. An ideal location for touring the North of Scotland. We would certainly return to this cottage.

    Reviewed by GeorgeMar 2019

  • "Very happy with cottage itself."

    .. Unfortunatly we couldn't sleep one night as the heating would not turn off...despite being turned off completly at the wall... Also road works started half way through our stay more or less right outside cottage for 3 days. Obviously these things happen but we were a little gutted to here drilling ect at 7-30am onwards. Thankyou Emma Huckle.

    Reviewed by Emma LouiseFeb 2019

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The property

Maclean Cottage, exuding modern style, is situated just a stone's throw from the delights of central Beauly, a village right in the heart of the world-famous Scottish Highlands.

With some of the country's most popular attractions lying within easy reach from here, this is a superb base to return to whilst enjoying a break filled with excitement and adventure.

Be welcomed into this superb retreat by its classy kitchen, equipped fabulously with a helpful range of high-quality appliances and lined with fresh white units and gleaming worktops.

A stunning breakfast bar is on hand to enjoy your meals at.

A welcoming sitting room is next to find, dressed in a calming neutral manner and benefiting from the extra warmth of a woodburning stove, making it a wonderfully homely spot to sit and unwind.

The ground floor of Maclean Cottage also thoughtfully provides a cloakroom, as well as a tastefully furnished, spacious double bedroom which comes with the added luxury of a sumptuous en-suite, featuring both a bath and a separate shower for you to make use of.

The two other bedrooms at the property rest upon the rejuvenating first floor, both also host comfortable double beds and share access to an equally impressive bathroom.

For something different, take some time to sit and relax outside of Maclean Cottage, a wonderful summer house means that you can relish this peaceful location no matter the weather, while a storage shed is available to keep your bikes.

Beauly's variety of excellent amenities lie right on the doorstep of the property, its beautiful priory is also close by and is certainly worth a look.

This is a fantastic part of Scotland to spend your holiday amidst, close by you can experience idyllic coastline, the striking city of Inverness, the famous Loch Ness and much more; this region offers something for people of all tastes and interests to enjoy.

Discover the marvels of the Scottish Highlands from this classy detached cottage for six.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 3 x double (one ground floor with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC)
  • Bathroom with a hand-held shower, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road and roadside parking
  • Lockable storage
  • Enclosed courtyard with summer house with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk.

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About the location

BEAULY

Inverness 12 miles.

Lying on the north bank of the River Beauly, just 12 miles west of Inverness, the village of Beauly is situated at the very heart of the Highlands. An excellent location for touring, the village is within easy reach of Loch Ness, the ancient Caledonian pine forests of Glen Affric and Strathfarrar and the coast (sandy beaches 8 miles). The name Beauly comes from the French “beau lieu” or “beautiful place” and the village prides itself on being both scenic and well-kept, having won both Scotland and Britain in Bloom titles. One of Beauly's highlights is the ruined 13th Century priory, around which the village was built. Today the village is famous for its craft-based industries and offers an excellent selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. With some of the best scenery the Highlands has to offer just on the doorstep, Beauly makes an excellent holiday base!

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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