Chisholm Cottage

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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.

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
2016
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 15% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £385.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £475.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £325.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £545.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £545.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £325.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £385.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £325.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £385.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £475.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £385.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £475.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £545.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £475.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £545.00
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 £475.00
16 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 - 05 Jan 2018 £545.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 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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Excellent
17-Aug-2016

wonderful cottage, had everything you would need

Excellent
16-Aug-2016

Great location, spacious and very warm. Only very minor niggle - fridge door shelf broken so very little storage for mi...

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Excellent
15-Aug-2016

Very well equipped and comfortable, in a beautiful setting.

Excellent
20-Jul-2016

The house was in excellent condition when we arrived and although the water supply wasn't working properly, preperations...

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Good
18-Apr-2016

The refrigerator was not working and we could not find the directions as to how to use the clothes washer. Otherwise the...

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