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18th century stone cottage
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18th century stone cottage
Relax in front of the log burning stove.  Views acroos the loch Newly installed kitchen December 2013  Views across the loch
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45 reviews
18th century stone cottage
Relax in front of the log burning stove.  Views acroos the loch
Newly installed kitchen December 2013  Views across the loch
Electric oven, hob and microwave
Fully equipped.  Plenty of crockery and cooking utensils.
Utility area with dishwasher, washing machine and clothes drying area
New carpet and curtains October 2013
A wide selection of dvds, games, fiction books and walking books for you to enjoy
Main bedroom with kingsize bed and woodland views
Twin bedroom with woodland views to rear
Bathroom with electric shower,  New floor December 2013. the cottage also has a downstairs toilet
Grassed area at rear of the cottage leads to woodland
Deer in the rear garden.  Great to spot in the morning or early evening
Large gravel area at rear used for off road parking
Loch Linnhe
A wide variety of watersports area available within a 5 minute walk of the cottage
Pap mountain Glencoe
Evening view across the loch
Ice walking near Kinlochleven
Glencoe village
Seil Island near Oban is an excellent day trip
View across the loch from the front of the cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Tom B
Darlington, United Kingdom
1 review
“What you see is what you get”
Reviewed June 22, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We have a wide and varied experience of self-catering holiday accommodation and this was up there with the best. It's a stone cottage in stunning surroundings and there are facilities for the outdoor type or the 'tour and relax' type.
The cottage is easy to locate and is an excellent base for trips north or south. The local area has some pleasant walks and the view from the cottage is 'picture postcard'. A main road runs along outside which might put some people off, but if you're using Stone Cottage as a base, you'll be too tired to notice passing traffic. Local villages to either side are only a few minutes walk and the Glencoe Inn is excellent if you fancy treating yourself.
One tip - be aware that an occasional passer-by may decide to use the refuse bins to deposit their litter. The cottage bins are specific for recycling/non-recycling, but any lazy person who passes will not take note of the contents. It only happened once during our week but I spotted it and dealt with it.
What you see is what you get - a tidy, comfortable modernised cottage in a beautiful location. Value for money - most certainly. Would we go back - yes.

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Liked best: Location. Whether for staying local, or as a base for touring.
Liked least: Bedroom windows could do with net curtain or blinds. Overlooked by next door when they were using their car.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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“Perfect!”
Reviewed March 4, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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Really great little cottage with all we (three old, and getting older friends) needed for a weekend in the hills.

Facilities are excellent, especially the living room and kitchen, and the side entrance is great for getting out of wet (it is the highlands!) gear.

Oh, and despite what guides may say, we made it home from the Clachaig in 45 mins with a brisk walking pace (helped by a few pints in has to be said!).

Would definately recommend a visit to the pub and the cottage

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Narni, Italy
Reviewed November 17, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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SophieDou...
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Basic but cosy cottage”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The Stone cottage was a good base to explore Glen Coe from. The cottage was comfortable but we feel it could be improved even further to reflect the lovely stone image of it from the outside. Everything you needed for your stay was provided and the lounge in particular provided a cosy place to relax in by the log burner after a full day's hiking!!

Thank you for the last minute booking and allowing us to stay in your cottage.

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Elaine O
kinghorn fife
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“our stay”
Reviewed October 7, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We left home for the journey up without knowing if we were able to get in as the owner hadn't notified us on where to get keys, luckily she did finally notify us and gave us every detail we needed so when we arrived at 1 because the reservation said we could be there for 12 the cottage wasn't cleaned from the previous guests. the ignorant people had smoked in the cottage and it stank the whole weekend, signs everywhere not too, that's just rude!!! anyway, Eleanor cleaned the cottage for us at the drop of a hat, poor woman. Had a nice stay, really enjoyed lying in bed on sunday morning watching a fox in the garden. Cottage was very comfy with superb views and great location. When it got a bit chilly in the evening there was no way of putting the heating on upstairs. Is this controlled from the house next door??? Fantastic price :D

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Liked best: the bed, very comfy after a long day
Liked least: lack of heating from the radiators
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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NatPenny
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Superb Cottage, recommend to anyone”
Reviewed April 18, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in Cottage 2 at the end of March. We took along our labrador who equally enyoyed the stay. The cottage has everything you need to make your stay in gorgeous Glencoe enjoyable. The lady Eleanor who looks after the cottage is lovely and very helpful. We will definately be coming back. Thank you

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Liked best: The log fire
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 10, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Liked best: Fantastic fireplace with wood burner, stylish leather suite, window seats, deer in the garden, walking distance to shops and pubs.
Liked least: Close proximity to busy main road.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups People with pets
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