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Bunloit Farmhouse

Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit

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Bunloit Farmhouse is in a position to die for! 24 miles south west of Inverness and 52 miles from Fort William, it is an extremely comfortable house, set high above Loch Ness on a small privately-owned country estate of 1,200 acres.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • Green Credentials
  • WiFi
Overview

It stands detached, tastefully refurbished and decorated, in its own fenced area of grassy grounds (with furniture). What really makes it so special is its amazing situation. It has THE most spectacular view right along the whole length of Loch Ness and across it to the mountains on the far side from its garden and south-facing front windows. There can be few better places from which to watch for the appearance of 'Nessie' in the waters below.

Both the comfortable sitting room and the inviting dining kitchen benefit from wood-burning stoves making them ideal places to spend cosy evenings in relaxing or lingering over meals. There is a WC and a twin bedroom that is handily placed downstairs, again with a fabulous view of the loch.

Upstairs there are two further bedrooms, a double and a single, both of which are well furnished with panelled ceilings that are slightly coombed. A family bathroom with bath and shower over completes the accommodation.

Some other houses can offer the same wealth of possible excursions, but very few can offer a panoramic view such as this - a view which changes with every passing cloud, boat or monster - or the ability to enjoy it quietly, away from the madding crowd.

The farmhouse even has its own small wind turbine, so you can enjoy all the house has to offer in the knowledge that it is 'green-powered' as well.

Map & Local

Visitors may well be loathed to leave the house, even to drive down the few miles to the hotels, museums and small shops of Drumnadrochit (6 miles) or Fort Augustus (22 miles).

This is the heart of the Great Glen, the fault line which runs diagonally across Scotland from Inverness to Fort William. The area offers wonderful walking, and the construction of the Great Glen Cycleway means that the same holds true for cyclists. Drumnadochit offers boat trips on the loch, as well as pony trekking in the surrounding hills. Just a short distance to the north east is the picturesque ruin of Urquhart Castle, probably one of the most photographed in the country.

To the south west, the road follows the lochs which are interconnected by Thomas Telford’s amazing Caledonian Canal, which links the North Sea to the Atlantic. There are plenty of opportunities for watching the boats pass through the various locks on the way. Perhaps the most scenic place of all to do so is at Fort Augustus, where the Canal descends in a series of locks through the centre of the village. There are seats and hostelries along the banks, making it a lovely place for lunch or coffee, with plenty of free entertainment thrown in.

In the other direction, Inverness itself should not be missed and the surrounding area too is easily accessible and well worth a visit. Just above the city, the Kessock Bridge provides a great viewpoint for watching the dolphins which regularly frequent the estuary.

The lovely Black Isle peninsula affords further opportunities to see these creatures at Chanonry Point as well as the chance to spot recently reintroduced red kites and wading birds at Munlochy Bay. Don’t miss the Black Isle Brewery there either!

To the east of Inverness are the Culloden Battlefield and the historic barracks at Fort George. You can even go further afield to explore the famous 'Road to the Isles', the Isle of Skye and Plockton.

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

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, wood-burning stove and microwave, etc
Twin bedroom
Porch with washing machine and deep freeze and tumble dryer in barn
WC.

Upstairs

Double bedroom with wash basin
Single bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

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 (two baskets of logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested. A maximum of 12 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.

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: Fri

Booked Available
2022
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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 5
24 Jun 2022 - 21 Jul 2022 £850.00 £850.00
22 Jul 2022 - 25 Aug 2022 £950.00 £950.00
26 Aug 2022 - 15 Sep 2022 £695.00 £750.00
16 Sep 2022 - 06 Oct 2022 £595.00 £650.00
07 Oct 2022 - 27 Oct 2022 £695.00 £750.00
28 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £495.00 £550.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £850.00 £850.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £850.00 £850.00
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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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