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Lovely foresters cottage, amazing Loch Ness views, private beach, pets welcome

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Great Loch Ness Views, 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, dogs welcome, central heating

Stunning Loch Ness cottage with its own private beach ! On the banks of Loch Ness this traditional stone built semi-detached foresters cottage has a real wow factor the moment you arrive. Beautifully restored two bedroomed cottage with panoramic views up and down the world famous Loch Ness. A secure fenced garden and your own private beach make this a hugely popular cottage. The Cottage is available all year round - including for Xmas and New Year. It does book up quickly, especially for summer, Xmas/New Year and school holidays, with such spectacular views, Loch Ness location and two private beaches - so don't leave it too long. (10% discount for returning customers outside of peak season). Free unlimited broadband internet access - just bring your laptop. For last minute bookings - reductions are available - just ask !

From the moment you arrive you will be amazed at the beauty and setting of this unique cottage. As it is on the shore of Loch Ness, you can look out for Nessie (the Loch Ness monster) at all times of the day and during the long bright summer evenings. The cottage has a lounge/conservatory from which you can sit and watch the ever-changing loch, sunsets, wildlife and mountains. Two comfortable, well-equipped bedrooms (one twin, one double) also with stunning loch views, ensure you will sleep well in the peace and quiet of the private countryside location.

The well-appointed kitchen allows you to enjoy preparing the rich variety of local produce available at local Farmers Markets and from local producers. Inverness city is only 16 miles away (25 minute drive) and you have ample car parking space at the cottage for any number of vehicles.

The wildlife will also amaze you with dozens of birds visiting the garden bird house, regular sightings of red and sika deer, pine martens, pheasants, osprey, woodpeckers, red squirrels, bats and at night you are guaranteed to hear the occasional owl.

With Freeview TV, home entertainment, board games, CDs and DVDs you are ensured of a fun time inside or out. Fishing is allowed from either of The Cottage's private beaches (there is a shingle and a rock beach), accessible down steps from the garden. Visitors have caught brown trout & salmon. Fort Augustus is 25 minutes away with its stunning locks and restaurants. The nearby village of Foyers (2 miles away) has a post office, general store and cafe. Free unlimited broadband access - just bring your laptop. The Cottage is available all year round. It quickly books up, especially for the summer months. One quote sums it up 'This comfortable cottage is my idea of heaven.

The most beautiful views of Loch Ness from every room, we will definitely be back !' You won't be disappointed.

More Details

Mr Turan Ali
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Inverfarigaig in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Tiled bathroom. Constant hot water. King size double power shower, shaver point, washing machine, very warm and cosy, plenty of shelving, large tiled mirror above sink with light above.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The charming upstairs bedroom accessed by a quaint, winding staircase has a large double bed and stunning loch views. The twin bedroom is downstairs with excellent views of Loch Ness from both windows. A cot can be provided for the downstairs twin bedded room (it does not fit in the upstairs double).
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
Mobile phones work from The Cottage. There is a landline telephone but you would need to purchase a freephone discount phone card to use it (only emergency and freephone numbers). The landline accepts incoming calls. A starter supply of kitchen towels, toilet paper, tea, coffe and sugar is provided as well as a welcome pack of goodies. Free unlimited broadband internet acccess is installed in The Cottage. Bring your laptop, connect and away you go. The kitchen is very well equipped with utensils, gadgets, cutlery and crockery. Whatever you want to prepare is possible in the kitchen. The living room and dining room have many games, books, DVDs and videos, music CDs and Freeview TV channels.


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Lovely foresters cottage, amazing Loch Ness views, private beach, pets welcome
average rating of 4.8 based on 60 reviews

Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

Me and my wife and a couple of friends booked a four night stay and we were blown away by the shear beauty of the cottages location, my heart is still there. The views are stunning and the cottage was very well presented, there has been lots of improvement from the pictures you see here, and the cottage is very worth the hire fee, it has absolutely everything you need for a good weeks stay, the kitchen is well equipped and had nice hot water, great shower and the windows were just fine, exactly what I would expect with a cottage on the shores of Loch Ness. It’s only half an hour to Inverness city centre so you have everything you need not too far away witch is a big bonus, there is even a 24 hour Tesco, perfect!. The surroundings are awesomely amazing, breathtakingly beautiful, stunning and idilic. I am definitely booking again and again and again. Turan is a pleasure to deal with and I find him truthful and honest, I thank you mr Ali. Every Scotsman I spoke to told me we had caught some unusually warm weather for so late in September and we were very lucky, we were eating our meals in the garden in tee shirts. The doggie loved it too. Again, a big thank you from us all.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Kenneth - we are so delighted you all had such a fantastic time at The Cottage. Welcome back any time - you were a delight to host and I can see our magical place has woven its spell on you all. We are pleased The Cottage at Inverfarigaig had all you needed for such a special and unique holiday. You'll have to stay longer next time. Thanks for your visit - Turan
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Lovely location

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely visit with a fabulous view of the loch. Comfortable accommodation. Lovely and peaceful. Only downside, no open fire.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful views with a relaxing atmosphere !

  • 5 of 5

Turan was a great host, his response time to emails was amazing .The house had everything you needed for a great stay even had shortbread and milk waiting after our 11hr journey ! The views of the loch were something that will live with me forever im already wanting to plan a return trip ! I can not recommend this property enough truely stunning . We were central to all attractions that we wanted to see culloden moor , loch Ness experience and Inverness town centre . To add to our experience we had lots of snow which just made our stay more magical. Thank you for allowing us to share your beautiful cottage xx

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage was in an amazing location,very clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the cottage. It is close to Inverness and accessible to many attractions in the area. The scenery right outside the window is beautiful and you may see wildlife, we saw many bird varieties and deer. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone staying in the highlands. The cottage was warm,clean and we felt at home right away

The only thing I would improve are the directions, it was a little challenging to find the first time

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

enjoyed our stay at the cottage, so comfortable and a great home base to explore the area

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property in stunning location

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Craigdarroch Hotel
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Foyers Bay House Hotel (Dores Inn 8 miles)
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Your own private beach
Car: necessary

The Cottage is in the beautiful, and peaceful village of Inverfarigaig on South Loch Ness with stunning Loch Ness views and many woodland, mountain and loch side walks starting from your front door. The Cottage has its own private beach which is ideal for BBQs and breath-taking sunsets. Within minutes of The Cottage there are other lochs, mountains and forests to explore. The wildlife in the area will also amaze you with many bird species, deer, pine martens, osprey, woodpeckers, red squirrels, bats and at night you are guaranteed to hear the occasional owl. Nearby Loch Ruthven is an impressive bird reserve and dolphins are seen all year at Chanonry Point on the Black Isle (40 mins away). The Cottage is an ideal base for touring everything the Highlands have to offer.

Fishing is allowed from either of The Cottage's private beaches. Visitors regularly catch brown trout and occasionally salmon. Sunbathing is also possible on the shingle beach some weeks of the year ! Please note, the steps down to one of the beaches are a little steep and there is a hand rail to help. The beaches are not suitable for people with mobility problems.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Inverfarigaig, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Spring
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Spring
26 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
23 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Autumn
6 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Winter
27 Oct 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Cleaning fee £30

Arrival/departure day is usually Saturday (but in off peak months this can be varied). Arrival time from 4pm Saturday. Departure time by 10am on Saturday. 10% discount for 2nd week for two week bookings and for returning customers. There is a welcome pack so your holiday can begin the moment you arrive. Keys are left in a secret location for you to collect so you can arrive whenever you like.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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