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EAST BALCHRAGGAN COTTAGE, pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Ref 13989

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Sleeping up to eight people in three bedrooms, this detached cottage near Drumnadrochit has lovely views over the village and the waters of Loch Ness. East Balchraggan Cottage is a wonderful detached cottage offering cosy character accommodation a mile from the village of Drumnadrochit. There are two double rooms and a twin room, and a family bathroom. Downstairs is a kitchen with dining area and woodburner, a sitting room with woodburner and an additional snug with woodburner and sofabed, as well as a shower room. Outside is a front seating area to enjoy those village and loch views, and off road parking for three cars. East Balchraggan Cottage is perfectly placed for enjoying the attractions around Loch Ness, including Nessie exhibitions, the ruins of Urquhart Castle, The Great Glen Way, Culloden Moor and the city of Inverness.

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About the Manager, Sykes Cottages
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Oct 2009
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Imagine waking up every morning to the soft bleating of sheep, sitting on a bench outside overlooking a green valley with a coffee or tea in hand, with a view of Loch Ness to your left and a mountain ahead in the distance. That is what we experienced every day on our vacation in July, 2016.

The cottage itself is beautiful inside and out. As a family of six (four kids aged 10 through 16) we would gather in the kitchen in the morning and in the living room in the evening, after watching the sunlight fade and the lights go on in the valley below. The rooms are very comfortable, the cottage was extremely clean and inviting, and it had everything we needed.

East Balchraggan cottage is located within easy driving distance to Isle of Skye, Ullapool, Inverness, and other gorgeous locations, cities and attractions. It sits on a hill overlooking the town of Drumnadrochit and the picturesque Loch Ness.

The road up to the cottage winds through the trees. It is...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2015 for a stay in August 2014

The cottage was cozy, but large enough for our group of eight. The view was incredible!!!!!!!!! Our family was thrilled to stay there. I would highly recommend driving a four wheel drive as the long steep lane to the cottage is treacherous.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. The views from East Balchraggan Cottage certainly are stunning, we're glad you enjoyed them. Please get in touch if we can help you book your next holiday.


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  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
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Dates Min stay Per week
Oct 22, 2016 -
Nov 4, 2016
3 nights
Nov 5, 2016 -
Dec 16, 2016
3 nights
Dec 17, 2016 -
Dec 22, 2016
3 nights
Dec 23, 2016 -
Jan 5, 2017
3 nights
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