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A traditional Highland Cottage built in the late 1800’s situated overlooking the picturesque village of Fort Augustus in its own half acre of land

In early years this was a croft with grazing and the ‘lady of the houses' job was tending to the milk cow, which would have to be walked from fields at Inchnacardoch some 2 miles away.

A burn (stream) which runs along side would have been the ‘water supply’ and the weekly washing would have been done here.

Sitting outside the cottage in this rural setting your imagination can ‘run away with you’ viewing the village as it is now and picturing it in the days gone by.

Visitors enjoy their stay in what is a traditional homely well equipped highland cottage, relaxing or as a base for touring all areas of The Highlands

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Loch Ness
The Garden

This traditional detached Highland Cottage sleeps 6,is situated in it’s own grounds overlooking the village of Fort Augustus with a short walk taking you to the village, Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness and all village amenities.


Bedrooms:  One double on ground floor;  One double and one twin bedded room upstairs - A travel cot is available if required

Bathroom on ground floor with shower over bath and heated towel rail + heater

Living room with open fire or electric, TV, Video & DVD

Kitchen with dining table – fully equipped with full electric cooker, microwave, toaster, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer

There is night storage heaters on ground floor and thermostatically controlled heaters upstairs. Double beds have electric blankets

The cottage is fully equipped except for towels.

I allow a pet with its own bed and owner should be sensible with regards toileting as children enjoy the grass area to play on

Loch Ness can be seen from the house through the trees. Enjoy a pleasure trip on the loch. Cycle the forest tracks or meander along the banks of the Caledonian Canal or drive through dramatic Highland scenery. Visit historic castles, climb Ben Nevis, or explore magical glens. Inverness, Fort William and the Isle of Skye easily accessible. The picturesque Fort Augustus golf course is nearby. Shop, pub and restaurant 600 yards.


The Caledonian Canal which runs through the village (now all electronically controlled) was busy with cargo boats and fishing boats and employees had to open the lock gates manually.

For the less energetic, there is always the popular pastime of watching the boats go through the locks with a glass of wine or a wee dram in your hand.

And "Nessie" spotting proves popular
in this year-round holiday area.

Pleasure trips on Loch Ness, fishing, forest walks, horse riding and golf are all available locally.

Shops, pub and restaurants are only a ten minute walk.

No smoking indoors please
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    View from side of cottage
    View of the outside table