Wester Bunloit

Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit

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There can be few more stunning views in Scotland than the one which greets you as you approach Wester Bunloit.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • Green Credentials
  • WiFi

This former croft house sits 600 feet above Loch Ness and has a magnificent panorama of nearly the whole loch. Even Ben Nevis (60 miles) is visible on a clear day, whilst across the loch there is the majestic wilderness of the Monadhliath Mountains.

The house has its own private garden (with furniture) and is situated on a 1,200 acre estate. Inside, it has been carefully modernised to provide most comfortable accommodation with those spectacular views from nearly every window. Here you can watch in comfort for the 'monster', said to have been encountered first by Columba in the 6th century.

The sitting room is charmingly furnished, made light and bright by its double windows and kept cosy by its wood-burning stove. The dining kitchen is particularly spacious, with the well-fitted modern kitchen at one end and plenty of space for dining at the other. The bathroom and a further WC are also on the ground floor.

Upstairs off the upper landing are two large and well-furnished bedrooms, a double and a triple, both of which have slightly coombed ceilings. In both, the dormer windows look out once again on that incredible panorama. The triple bedrooms has plenty of space and is bound to appeal to any youngsters in the party who will doubtless look forward to endless fun while they are ‘all in together’.

The house even boasts green credentials in the form of wind-turbine electricity, so you can enjoy the house and its wonderful situation, safe in the knowledge that your carbon footprint impact will be minimal.

Map & Local

Close by, guests can enjoy walking in the surrounding hills or cycling along the Great Glen cycleway. The house is just 4 miles from Drumnadrochit (with shops, hotels, restaurants, pony trekking, boat trips and Monster Museum).

The area affords plenty of scope for observing the local wildlife. During the spring the RSPB run early morning trips at Corrimony to view the unforgettable black grouse lek with their competitive mating displays). Glen Strathfarrar is a lovely area for a picnic and possibly, with luck, a sighting of a rare golden eagle.

The famous Urquhart Castle (3 miles) is definitely worth exploring. Inverness (18 miles) has all facilities, leisure centres, supermarkets and more wildlife watching opportunities, this time of dolphins in the estuary on the northern edge of the city.

You can be in Fort William in just over an hour and the Isle of Skye, Plockton, Ullapool or the Black Isle and the North Highlands beyond Inverness, all are accessible from Wester Bunloit.

Here you are also well-placed for visiting Wester Ross, the Road to the Isles and the lovely sandy beaches of the Moray Firth.

Local Events and Attractions


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.




Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD (digital TV - upto 40 channels).
Kitchen/Dining room with electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, tumble dryer etc. Washing machine in a small hall.
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and basin.
2nd WC and basin.
Telephone for incoming and emergency calls.


Double bedroom.
Bedroom with three single beds.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £20 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric central heating and wood-burning stove (one basket of logs INCLUDED). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



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: Fri

Booked Available

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 (£25)

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 5
09 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018 £465.00 £495.00
23 Feb 2018 - 01 Mar 2018 £395.00 £420.00
02 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018 £465.00 £495.00
30 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018 £595.00 £595.00
13 Apr 2018 - 03 May 2018 £465.00 £495.00
04 May 2018 - 24 May 2018 £595.00 £595.00
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018 £695.00 £695.00
01 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018 £595.00 £595.00
29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018 £695.00 £695.00
31 Aug 2018 - 20 Sep 2018 £595.00 £595.00
21 Sep 2018 - 04 Oct 2018 £465.00 £495.00
05 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018 £595.00 £595.00
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £395.00 £420.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £695.00 £695.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA 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.


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