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  • Cobble Stones - Scottish Highlands - 921861 - photo 1

Cobble Stones

Achilty near Strathpeffer, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 921861)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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

Reviews & Ratings

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "Really lovely lodge, superb location for exploring all areas of the Highlands."

    Accommodating and friendly owners with Private parking right next to cottage. Would most definitely recommend to friends and family and will definitely be visiting again. Thank you for our stay.

    Many thanks for you’re review Simon We hope to see you in the future. Kind regards The Rose family Property Owner

    Reviewed by SimonApr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful family holiday."

    The house was great and the position across from the Loch fabulous. We loved having access to go out boating and on our paddle board on the Loch. The hosts were on hand and very helpful if we had any questions. Lots of lovely walks in the local area and we had a day trip to look for the Loch Ness monster.

    Thank you Lorna& family see you all in soon Kind regards Rose family Property Owner

    Reviewed by LornaApr 2022

  • "Gorgeous accommodation in a gorgeous location."

    The cottage had everything we needed with beautiful views over the loch. Lots of lovely walks close by. Would recommend to anyone

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2021

  • "Cobblestones cottage was warm, with very comfy beds and a homely feel."

    Hosts were very welcoming, with any requests being met immediately and they even offered us a lift to a restaurant in town so we didn't need to take our Goldwing Trikes out again. Amazing, thanks so much again Michelle :) Cobblestones cottage is in an ideal location for local villages / towns which give access to beautiful roads and the best of the Highlands. It has views over the loch where you can fish, row a boat and swim or simply watch in awe the people being braver than you!

    Reviewed by JakeSep 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at Cobblestones and would highly recommend."

    The view is just amazing! It's a wonderful location perfect for many local walks in nearby forests where you can take in glorious views, wildlife and waterfalls. The owners are very helpful and the cottage had everything we needed. Thanks for a great stay.

    Reviewed by VanessaAug 2021

  • "Lovely and spacious cottage in a fantastic location."

    Helpful owner nearby. Lots of space, big bedrooms with plenty of storage. Bath a luxury especially after a long days walk. Amazing views and entertainment from the wildlife around..

    Reviewed by JacquelineMay 2021

  • "A spacious, clean and comfortable cabin with lovely views of Loch Achilty."

    A great place to relax and also a great base for day trips around the Highlands.

    Reviewed by VivienOct 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage in stunning location."

    Fantastic hosts on site who are very helpful re local knowledge etc. Extremely tranquil place to relax with an incredible array of scenery, walks and exploration possibilities in surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2020

  • "Great holiday was had by all!"

    The host Michelle couldn’t have been nicer, she met us on our first day and came to say goodbye as we were leaving. The property was opposite a beautiful Loch and Michelle gave us free and unlimited access to a rowing boat which made it a real adventure for our 2 grandsons, we would definately stay again.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2020

  • "It was a delight to stay in this beautiful property for 3 nights."

    Absolute bliss! If you want space and peace, this is the place to be. Big spacious house with big rooms. Everything you need. The hostess Michelle could not have made us feel more welcome. She turned the lights on, turned the heating on for us after our 7 hour journey. Kept checking up on us to see if we needed anything. Even came to say goodbye!

    Reviewed by MudasarNov 2019

  • "Recommend"

    Reviewed by DmytroOct 2019

  • "It is an extremely beautiful location with stunning scenery literally on the doorstep."

    The cottage is beautifully decorated, comfortable and well equipped. The owners are friendly and helpful and we had everything we needed for a really relaxing holiday. Would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2019

  • "We found it an ideal position for touring The Highlands as it wasn't far from the main roads but in a very quiet location and easily accessed."

    Lots of interesting wildlife to be found close by. The owners were very friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. Locally we enjoyed visiting Strathpeffer and especially sampling the food from The Deli on The Square.

    Reviewed by LornaJun 2019

  • "We would like to thank the owners for a very very nice stay at cobble stones they were so helpful, and were there if we needed them."

    we spent a week here arriving on the 1st sep this property i would give the highest recommendation possible well worth the 10 hour drive from south wales.

    Reviewed by SteveAug 2018

  • "Since 1990 we have had 16 holidays in Scotland before the latest in Achilty and consider that our stay at Cobblestones was without doubt the best of them all."

    Very well furnished and equipped in delightful surroundings beside the loch and only a couple of minutes drive from the A835 for ease of touring the Highlands and Northern Scotland.

    Reviewed by HeatherJun 2018

  • "Great location and very central for exploring both coast lines ."

    It's lovely to wake up in the morning and look across the loch from the balcony .The owners are very helpful .

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2018

  • "Brilliant place to visit telly friendly and helpful made our family holiday a ..."

    Brilliant place to visit telly friendly and helpful made our family holiday a great experience deffo be visiting again wish was bit closer only down fall but deffinatly worth the 9 hr car ride

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2017

  • "A fabulous location and a great family lodge."

    Facilities were good and the accommodation was comfortable. We have already recommended to friends and family and would not hesitate to return. Highly recommended place to stay!

    Reviewed by EmmaJun 2017

  • "Location next to loch achillty superb!"

    Beautiful scenery and very peaceful! Took lovely photos and had a great week!

    Reviewed by FionaApr 2017

  • "What a wonderful holiday home."

    Peace an quiet was great and waking up in the morning and seeing the loch was magical. I wish I could have bottled that. Our host Michelle was extremely nice and very helpful. Will definitely be back!

    Oct 2016

  • "Michelle, the owner was very friendly and helpful, even allowing us to use her garage for repairs to our bikes."

    The cottage itself was picturesque, quiet and peaceful and had everything that we needed. We would highly recommend this cottage to everyone. Thank you Michelle for making our holiday fantastic. WIFI was also included in the house.

    Reviewed by CharmaineSep 2016

  • "A lovely property in a wonderful area."

    Amazing view of the loch from the balcony, Visited by the ducks from the loch at least twice a day. Bring dog treats if you want regular visits from Toby a lovely Cocker Spaniel! The bird feeder was visited by numerous varieties of birds. Easy to get to all areas of the Highlands due to local roads being the main routes across the highlands, but far enough away not to be seen or heard from the property, also try the minor road around the loch and over the dam. Helpful and knowledgeable owner. A good property for either a family or friends as plenty space. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by RuthSep 2016

  • "Excellent place."

    Friendly, helpful owners.

    Reviewed by NeilSep 2016

  • "Wonderful time spent at cottage and surrounding areas."

    Very attentive and wonderful host. Recommend this place highly and thankful we were able to stay there.

    Reviewed by GeneSep 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Private front patio garden with furniture and BBQ, shared lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 5 miles
  • walk
  • Note: Cottage is close to lakeside, children to be supervised
  • Note: Property has a private water supply The minimum stay at this property is 4 nights

The property

Strathpeffer 3 miles.

A bright and comfortable detached cottage set in an idyllic location, overlooking beautiful Loch Achilty, in the stunning Scottish Highlands.

Privately situated and one of a small group of similar cottages, this Strathpeffer cottage is ideal for family or friends wishing to experience this tranquil location.

There are three lovely bedrooms, one on the ground floor beside the bathroom, while the first floor master bedroom not only benefits from an en-suite shower room but also a Juliet balcony providing stunning views across the water.

The spacious sitting room in this Highland cottage offers the perfect place to relax and has French doors leading out to a private seating and barbecue area which faces the loch.

Completing the accommodation is a well-equipped kitchen with dining area.

Outside this Strathpeffer cottage is a neat lawned garden, ideal for quiet reading and relaxation and just a few steps away is the lakeside brimming with wildlife.

The area is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast with mountain bike trails and well-defined hill walking pathways very close by.

Strathpeffer is just three miles away and is well worth a visit with its enchanting architecture.

This Highland cottage is in a perfect location for discovering the Isle of Skye to the west, or a short trip to the capital city of the Highlands, Inverness, along with Loch Ness to the east.

A stunning location and an idyllic Strathpeffer cottage.

Note: This cottage is located next to Refs. 904198 and 904200, together they sleep 14.

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About the location


Inverness 20 miles.

Often compared to a Bavarian Mountain resort, the picturesque spa village of Strathpeffer owes its growth to the discovery of water springs during the 1700s, and was declared in 1819 to be the healthiest drinking water in Britain! The original Spa Pavilion has been magnificently restored after a period of disuse and now serves as a venue for a variety of events, including concerts, dances, dramas and exhibitions. The former Victorian railway station, which in times past brought many visitors from near and far, has now been beautifully restored to house craft workers and their shops, and is also home to the Highland Museum of Childhood. Visit the restored Pump house (also a Tourist Information point), take a walk along a forest track, or enjoy the views from the nearby pictish hill fort at Knockfarrel. Whatever you decide there's plenty on offer for all the family.

The minimum stay at this property is 4 nights