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Mr Turan Ali

Member since: 2007
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Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

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

37 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn - The Cottage

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.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mr Turan Ali (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch


based on 37 holidaymaker reviews

Lovely foresters cottage, amazing Loch Ness views, private beach, pets welcome
average rating of 4.783784 based on 37 reviews

Fabulous getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a mon-fri break at the cottage. The location and views of Loch Ness are simply stunning. The Cottage itself is very well equipped to cater for your stay. It really is like a home from home. The steps down to the pebbled beach were a little steep but safe. Our son and pup both had a little paddle in the Loch!

The garden is fully enclosed so ideal for pets. Communication with Turan was excellent. All our queries were answered promptly and our special requests were accommodated. All in all the Cottage was a fantastic place to spend some good old fashioned quality time with our teenage children and we hope to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elaine, How kind of you take the trouble to write a review - and such a wonderful review too. We're really pleased you found The Cottage at Inverfarigaig as magical as we promised it would be. We're impressed your son and dog went into the water at the private beach in April ! And thanks also for the kind words about our customer service - we try to be as prompt and helpful as possible. We're delighted to hear you'd like to return and we'd love to welcome you all back some time. with many thanks and best wishes - Turan
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  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing holiday perfect location. The cottage was lovely and warm when we arrived. We visited the Black Isle and were lucky enough to see some dolphin's and seals. Foyer Falls is well worth a visit but is quite a climb back up. Our boys aged 5 & 9 loved the beach building dams with the stone and wood. It was also perfect for our dog who was the only one who took a dip in the Loch. I would recommend this cottage we loved it so much we have book one of the other cottages that Iain and Turan own for April before with left this one.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, relaxing cottage

  • 3 of 5

A very relaxing place to stay on the shores of Loch Ness, highly recommended for the peace and quiet. Cottage small but cosy with everything we needed.

Spent most of our time relaxing in the conservatory watching the wildlife. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was wonderful the private beach you could not fault and the cottage was so comfortable

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christine - delighted you loved The Cottage and its unique setting. Yes - having your own beach is rather special, and being able to view up and down Loch Ness from The Cottage makes it a memorable experience. Hope to welcome you back sometime to our haven of peace and beauty on Loch Ness. with thanks and best wishes - Turan
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The perfect getaway - brilliant holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We were expecting this house to be a pieceful residence in the natural surrounding of the Loch Ness. I have more than 20 years of experience in travveling all of Europe and staying in holiday homes (private houses rather than hotels) and I have been through both lovely stays and holidays in smelly barracks.

This house is an absolute 5/5 experience. Of course, as this is a countryside family home you should not expect any extravagant luxury, but that is not what a house like this is about, anyways.

Overall the house was VERY clean, apart from some hair in the bed and on the sofa, which however obviously got there using the houses washing machine. I guess in a dog friendly house you can never avoid this. It was no drawback to the general experience whatsoever.

The house itself is spacious with two bedrooms - one located beneath the roof (very cozy) and the other one (a kids bedroom) the ground level of the house. The living room is a rather empty room, which we hardly ever used, as we spent most of our time in the house in the winter garden, which is located directly by the houses entrance. It is a little room with window fronts at three of four walls, allowing you to sit on the sofa, watch TV (a high quality flatscreen TV), and watch the garden and the sea at the same time. It hardly gets any more comfortable and relaxing than this.

Speaking of the garden: This is a very very nice aspect of the house. The only aspects one could consider negative are the rather high hedge arond the garden, which leaves you having to stand up in order to have view on the Loch Ness and (maybe) the fact that most of the garden area is covered in little garden stones / gravel, instead of grass. But that is a matter of taste of course. Starting the morning in this garden with the birds singing and the sea waving... priceless.

If you travel with kids, be aware that there is a bird statue in the garden, containing some rather sharp prongs, which might be a potential danger for kids running and playing in the garden.

It should also be mentioned that the house owners were outstandingly friendy during all conversation in advance to and also after the stay. We did never meet or speak personally, but the e-mail correspondence was very friendly and helpful .

Summing up: This was a holiday to remember and an outstandingly beautiful cottage by the Loch Ness. The ideal holiday home and 5/5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Julian and Sabrina, Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and complimentary review and for the 5 out of 5 rating. We're delighted you found The Cottage very clean and were so enchanted by the cottage, the views and the garden. We are sorry you found a few hairs - we have invested in a new extra powerful vacuum cleaner so it doesn't happen again. Thanks for the feedback and the fabulous review. We hope to welcome you again some time. with best wishes - Turan
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  • 5 of 5

Our third stay at the cottage just about sums it up! We never go to the same place twice but the cottage has a pull for us to return that no other has. The peace and tranquillity with stunning views is well worth the long drive up there. As soon as we get to the turning circle our dogs Marley and Kala squeal and howl with excitement they know exactly where they are and as soon as they are out of the car they head for the beach! The cottage itself is very comfortable and well equipped. We love sitting in the conservatory on an evening watching the birds and bats, listening for the owl etc. Its an excellent base to explore the stunning Scottish Highlands and we will return!! Thank you once again Iain and Turan for allowing us and our dogs to return again

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: 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 Loch Ness, Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Jun 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Sep 2016 - 7 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Autumn
8 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Winter
29 Oct 2016 - 11 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
12 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • 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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • 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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