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Stone Water Cottage

Achilty near Strathpeffer, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 904198)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Halavage

    “We loved Stone Water Cottage.”

    Firstly the setting is beautiful, there is a huge lawn looking over to the loch and it's position is absolutely ideal: quiet but not completely isolated. We loved exploring this gorgeous area, the towns are interesting and the scenery magnificent. ...

    Firstly the setting is beautiful, there is a huge lawn looking over to the loch and it's position is absolutely ideal: quiet but not completely isolated. We loved exploring this gorgeous area, the towns are interesting and the scenery magnificent. The owners are so friendly and are on hand to give advice but they are not intrusive. It was a lovely touch to offer us the use of their rowing boat on the loch and we had great fun using it. Everyone mentions Toby, the owners' cocker Spaniel - he is delightful and very friendly, another wee bonus. Our weather was great and we were able to sit out with a glass of wine enjoying the tranquility and the beautiful surroundings. Can't wait to go back!

Features

  • 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/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
Facilities -
93/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

The property

Strathpeffer 3 miles.

This well-equipped, detached Strathpeffer cottage stands on the shores of beautiful Loch Achilty, in the magical Scottish Highlands.

One of a small and exclusive group of holiday properties, this Strathpeffer cottage occupies a truly spectacular location, boasting beautiful loch views.

This Highland cottage is ideal for a couple, a small family group or a group of friends who will embrace the outdoor adventures available on their doorstep, whilst appreciating the peaceful atmosphere.

There are two comfortable bedrooms and a bright open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen and doors leading out to the patio, an ideal place for a quiet read, or simply enjoying each other’s company whilst gazing across the water’s edge.

The pretty spa town of Strathpeffer is close by and well worth a visit, especially in the summer months when the local pipe band often offers traditional entertainment.

Further afield, the Highlands are home to spectacular locations, and this Strathpeffer cottage is ideally situated to visit Skye, Plockton, Inverness and Loch Ness to mention but a few.

Why not stay closer to home and explore the wonderful cycle paths, walking routes and wildlife that the area has in abundance, or spend a peaceful afternoon casting a line into the loch?

A great location and a delightful Highlands cottage to be enjoyed throughout the year.

Note: This cottage is next to Refs. 904200 and 921861, together they sleep 14.

Accuracy of the listing -
95/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Comfort -
93/100
Cleanliness -
95/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Amenities

  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, 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, shared lawned garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub with restaurant 2 miles
  • Note: Cottage is close to lakeside, children to be supervised
  • Note Fly fishing available by arrangement with owner.

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About the location

STRATHPEFFER

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.

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