NB:THE PICTURES WERE TAKEN IN MAY 2023 THE LANDSCAPING HAD JUST BEEN COMPLETED AND GRASS SOWN. MORE IMAGES TO FOLLOW.
Sitting in a glorious position elevated above the Caledonian Canal at Gairlochy is this contemporary, single-storey holiday home, Eildan. With a spacious design, breathtaking views and charming tartan finishings paying homage to the idyllic Scottish landscape, this home makes the ultimate escape for friends, families and avid walkers. Inside, the bright and airy sitting room hosts plush seating and a Smart TV, the perfect space for cosying up after a long day of walking through this picturesque area. From here, the fully-equipped kitchen/diner welcomes you to cook up a storm, from the induction hob and dishwasher, to the wine cooler and coffee maker, the space has everything for your self-catering needs. Enjoy your delicious meals at the dining table for eight, or venture outside onto the decking with furniture for dinner with a view. As you grow tired, retire to one of four beautifully-presented bedrooms; the master super-king-size also has its own shower room and access to the patio, followed by a king-size with an en-suite, and completing the bedrooms are two twins, ideal for the children. Completing the interior is a sleek family bathroom, where you can savour a long soak after a ramble. When you’re not indulging in your surroundings and gazing upon your Ben Nevis and Aonach Mhor scenery, you can head out to find a wealth of natural beauty on foot, or in the car. Perfectly positioned close to the Great Glen way and Caledonian Canal, there are ample walking opportunities from the doorstep. Thrillseekers may want to try the local mountain biking, or hit some altitude with a day or two of skiing. Within easy reach is the delightful town of Fort William for a variety of restaurants and pubs, along with a cinema, shops and distillery so you won’t be left short of activities. Slightly further afield, you can find easy access to the west coast and spend a day at Mallaig and Arisaig, or take a trip on the Jacobite Steam Train. Whatever your style of adventure, Eildan is a fantastic choice, year round.
Rating: Band B
About the location
Ben Nevis 2 miles; Glencoe 16 miles; Kinlochleven 22 miles.
The main town in the Western Highlands, Fort William lies on the banks of Loch Linnhe, and offers a wide variety of shops, and pubs which serve a fine selection of meals. The area boasts spectacular scenery and a plethora of walking opportunities, from gentle ambles to more strenuous expeditions, and of course, Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Ski enthusiasts will also enjoy the Nevis Range, a ski resort with a mountain gondola, along with a World Cup mountain biking course located just four miles from Fort William. For a more relaxing break, why not take a tour of the Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, or visit the Glenfinnan Monument? An ideal location for exploring the best of the breathtaking West Highlands.
Note: Pictures taken in early May as the landscaping was just completed. New pictures will follow once grass established.
Note: Bring own linen for travel cot. Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental.
Note: One well behaved dog welcome. Not allowed on soft furnishing nor bedrooms. Due to crofting location, where livestock roam freely, please ensure that they are on a lead when outside.