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Amanda Richards

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People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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MOUNTAIN CHALET IN THE HEART OF GLENCOE VALLEY

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday chalet in Glencoe

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps a maximum of 8

Superbly situated chalet in the heart of the Glencoe valley and next door to the Clachaig Inn, famous for its real ale and good food (Featured in The Week - Britains cosiest pubs!). Excellent access to skiing, climbing, sailing, angling and many other activities and only a short walk to Signal Rock and the Glencoe information centre.

'An excellent cottage in the most beautiful location. Lots of space with a real family feel'

'We had the most perfect holiday in Scotland! Thank you for sharing this wonderful cottage with us!'

'Here again for another year...the cottage was warm and well equipped...'

'Excellent accommodation. Regular home from home. Not the first time we've stayed and will not be the last'

'...cosy cottage, great views....'

'great wee place next to the best pub in Scotland'.

The cottage stands in one corner of its own grounds of approximately one acre which is mainly scrub and rocks with a terrace to sit on and looks out to the surrounding hills. It is next to a busy pub which provides real ale, a huge choice of whiskeys and excellent food. The accommodation is warm and comfortable and has extra storage for boots and climbing equipment.

Room sizes:

Sitting/dining room 19'10 x 18' max (L shape)

Kitchen 11'10 x 9'8 max

Bedroom 1 13'9 x 11'8

Bedroom 2 11'9 x 11'8

Bedroom 3 11'9 x 7'7

Bedroom 4 9'11 x 7'10

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Amanda Richards (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2002
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
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Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
27 February, 2015
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Reviews

4.3
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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Mountain chalet in the heart of Glencoe Valley
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic holiday location. The cottage is extremely well kept, clean and tidy. The location is phenomenal in the heart of Glencoe with stunning views right on the doorstep. As a family of 7 seven, there is ample room and facilities for all. Ideal location for walking, sightseeing base or just a chill out holiday. The housekeeper is friendly and very helpful. Myself and my family will definitely be back next year. Would recommend it to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A great base to walk the Highlands

  • 5 of 5

We have been regular visitors over the years.The chalet has been recently upgraded and is very comfortable and warm. Wonderful place to base yourself for walks including Ben Nevis.The pub next door has fine music and friendly clientele.We hope to be back again next year and we would recommend the property to anyone considering a holiday in the Highlands.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Nice cottage. Stunning location

  • 4 of 5

We have been going to Clachaig cottage for a few years now - usually in October.

The cottage itself has improved year on year (the kitchen was refitted, a new roof was put on, a new hot water supply and so on). The cottage is huge with 4 bedrooms, 3 toilets, 2 bathrooms and a spacious lounge/diner. Frank and Jessie (the couple that look after it) are always very friendly and obliging - nothing is too much trouble.

The setting is stunning - nestled in the mountains of Glencoe. The Clachaig Inn is next door - for a drink or decent pub meal.

The location is ideal for walking or a base for seeing the Highlands - we do both.

We keep going back and have booked again for 2014 - that will be our 8th visit - enough said.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
north east
2

of mice and mould

  • 2 of 5

After reading the reviews of the cottage we were really looking forward to our stay there, despite it being more expensive than we have usually paid for staying in this are. The first thing that struck us upon entering the cottage was the very strong smell of mould/damp, this was especially bad in the bedrooms and we noted that upon leaving, all our clothing/baggage had picked up this smell. My partner who is asthmatic had problems during the night due to damp atmosphere.

It also became apparent that we were not the only occupants as the cottage seemed to have its own resident family of mice, note to owners ultrasonic rodent deterrents do not work. All in all very disappointed in the property and feel that the price did not reflect the poor standard of accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
5

Fantastic holiday - fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time, staying in late August and early September. The chalet is situated in a stunning location, deep in the Pass of Glencoe. It’s ideal for walks along the Pass (or up to the ski slopes) or for driving trips further afield. We drove as far as Portree on the Isle of Skye and back in a day, taking the ferry to Skye from Mallaig. We drove along the shores of Loch Ness and took a boat trip out of Fort Augustus, which is a charming town. It was well worth driving around as the scenery in the West Scotland/Glencoe area is out of this world.

Mention must be made of the chalet’s neighbouring pub, The Clachaig Inn, which is warm, friendly and well stocked with good beer and whisky, serving tasty and good value food. The main bar is round the back, as opposed to the Lounge bar which is at the front. Given good weather, sitting outside for lunch whilst looking at the hills is a complete joy.

The chalet’s facilities are good. The kitchen appears to be brand new as do the dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. We can confirm that, as Conrad and Amanda have said, the TV has been replaced and is brand new. Jan Dutch is correct that the signal is not so good, but this has nothing to do with the TV and more to do with the mountainous location of the chalet! We recommend that future guests bring their own DVDs to the chalet which look great on the new TV and DVD player.

We’re surprised that Jan Dutch found the sofas to be back breaking. We found the sitting room and the sofas to be comfortable and easy to relax in. But there again, there were only two of us!

We’ll be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
4

"Great Place" (but.....)

  • 4 of 5

We (family, 6 adults from Holland) had a very good and nice holiday in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.

The chalet was good with a perfect equipped kitchen, good beds.

But sadly the sitting room was very poor. A old-fashioned TV-set with hardly a signal, too small for 8 persons with very bad (back breaking) benches. The (nice) ‘Living room’ as showed on the picture on the internet site could we not find in the chalet, sadly.

But most of de days we were outside enjoying Scotland.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Car: necessary

The West Highlands offer a wealth of scenery, history and adventure. Every year new attractions arrive making this the ideal destination for those seeking thrills, families with children and anyone looking for the peace and quiet of the hills.

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Prices & Availability

From £150 Nightly

Prices for this holiday chalet in Glencoe, Fort William & Lochaber

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1 Oct 2014 - 30 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£450
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Pet Fee £15
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Glencoe in Fort William & Lochaber

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Linen and towels are included free. Dogs are charged at £15 each per week.
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