Chisholm Cottage

Glenurquhart, near Cannich

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Chisholm Cottage sits in a peaceful and unspoilt location and is one of three purpose-built properties situated on a private track that runs parallel to the main road between Drumnadrochit and Cannich.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

The area, known locally as Millness Croft, could be viewed as being in the 'middle of nowhere' yet it is within easy proximity (25 miles) of the vibrant city of Inverness, which has all the facilities expected from a modern bustling city. The nearby town of Drumnadrochit (10 miles) offers a good range of shops and services, with more local facilities, including a village shop being available just over 2 miles to the north in Cannich.

This pretty little cottage combines the best of the old and modern to create a perfect retreat amongst a wonderful, natural landscape of moor and farmland. Tastefully decorated with quality furnishings, the cottage comprises an open plan kitchen, dining and living area with an attractive wood-burning stove and natural wooden floors, a stylish double bedroom, modern bathroom and a useful utility/boot room.

Outside there is private parking and grassed area with a patio to sit and take in the wonderful views. Please note though, that whilst unlikely to be let by families, visitors should be aware that there is a steep bank behind the unfenced, grassed area, which leads to a small burn.

Map & Local

The cottage is within easy access of the Great Glen and its many tourist attractions including Loch Ness, probably the most famous loch in the world, which is just 10 minutes away. Also a short distance away is the National Nature Reserve of Glen Affric, reputed to be the most beautiful glen in Scotland, with remnants of the ancient Caledonian pine forest set in a landscape of outstanding beauty. 

A host of rural sporting activities can be enjoyed in the surrounding area, from watching the abundant wildlife to walking and cycling, or fishing for salmon and trout on the local rivers and lochs. The choices for walking in the Highlands are vast with a wide variety of walks, from forest paths to the ever popular 'Munro bagging'. The nearby Great Glen Way is probably one of the most famed of the Scottish cycling routes and for a more extreme experience, there are mountain bike trails at Abrichan or the Balnain Bike Park (graded double black).

The Highlands boast many excellent golf courses and the surrounding area has over 20 courses within an easy drive, including the championship course at Nairn. Other popular day trips include Inverness Castle and the Caledonian Canal with the pretty village of Fort Augustus where you can enjoy a meal in one of the canal-side inns taking in the view of the boats as they pass through the amazing lock system.

Local Events and Attractions

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Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single Storey

Entrance porch.
Sitting/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD, ipod dock, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, etc.
Utility room with washer/tumble dryer and small deep freeze.
Double bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
Highchair
Free

Available Extras

Travel Cot
£6.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and wood-burner (starter pack INCLUDED). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2017
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£50)
  • Save 10% - w/c 23 Sep 17 From 23/09/2017 to 29/09/2017
  • Save 5% - Half Term 2017 From 14/10/2017 to 20/10/2017
  • Save 5% - Half Term 2017 From 21/10/2017 to 27/10/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £385.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £475.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £325.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £545.00
28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018 £545.00
07 Jan 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 £325.00
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018 £385.00
24 Feb 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 £325.00
03 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 £385.00
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 £475.00
14 Apr 2018 - 04 May 2018 £385.00
05 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 £475.00
26 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 £545.00
02 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 £475.00
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 £545.00
01 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 £475.00
22 Sep 2018 - 05 Oct 2018 £385.00
06 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 £475.00
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £325.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £545.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £545.00
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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06-Aug-2017

Excellent cottage. Had everything we needed and was well equipped. Lovely location and ideal if you would like to see so...

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05-Jul-2017

Chisholm cottage is in a lovely peaceful location, lots to do and see in surrounding area.
Cottage itself was well e...

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16-May-2017

Well equipped, clean , tidy and well presented. Lack of food storage would be a problem if staying for longer than a wee...

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16-Jan-2017

The cottage was stunning. Had everything we needed. We baked cakes, roast dinners, and everything else.
Arrived wit...

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13-Dec-2016

Stunning part of scotland, the great Glen is spectacular

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