Glenurquhart, near Cannich
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.
|Sleeps: 2||Bedrooms: 1|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (1)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 1|
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.
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
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/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, TV(Freesat)/DVD, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, etc.
Utility room with washer/tumble dryer and small deep freeze.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Sets of towels
- Travel Cot
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. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.
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% - February Half Term From 16/02/2019 to 22/02/2019
- Save 10% - Valentine's Week From 09/02/2019 to 15/02/2019
- Save 10% w/c 19 Jan 19 From 19/01/2019 to 24/01/2019
- Save 10% w/c 26 Jan 19 From 26/01/2019 to 31/01/2019
- Save 5% w/c 02 Feb 19 From 02/02/2019 to 08/02/2019
- Easter Break 2019 From 06/04/2019 to 11/04/2019
- Easter Break 2019 From 13/04/2019 to 19/04/2019
- May Half Term 2019 From 25/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 2|
|06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019||£345.00|
|09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019||£395.00|
|06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019||£495.00|
|27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019||£395.00|
|11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019||£495.00|
|25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019||£565.00|
|01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019||£495.00|
|29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019||£565.00|
|31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019||£495.00|
|21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019||£395.00|
|12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019||£450.00|
|02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019||£345.00|
|20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||£565.00|
|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||£565.00|
|06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||POA|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||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.