Owl Cottage, dog-friendly 2-bed near Loch Ness

Entire cottage hosted by Jane

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath
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Get away from it all in a traditional stone cottage in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Owl Cottage sits in beautiful countryside close to Loch Ness, the Great Glen Way and Ben Nevis, with Fort William and Inverness an easy car journey away. Dogs are very welcome here, with dog-friendly bedspreads and furniture. A super-king bed and bunk beds give plenty of space to relax and the cosy living room features a log-burner. Secure bike storage available in the lockable shed.

The space
A traditional stone cottage built in 1868, Owl Cottage features a large, sociable kitchen/dining/living area with wood burner, master bedroom with super-king bed, second bedroom with bunk beds, shower room, enclosed back garden, off-street parking and stunning views over the forest and mountains opposite.

The well-equipped kitchen features a breakfast bar, dishwasher, electric range cooker, fridge, freezer, Nespresso machine and washer/dryer. Plenty of storage space and a wide range of kitchen equipment makes this great area if you choose to cook on your holiday.

The enclosed garden is dog friendly. Enjoy the peace and quiet and spot the wildlife on the hill - including deer, best spotted at dusk or dawn.

All accommodation is on one level. There is a step at the front door and another from the entrance hall into the main living area. There are two large steps from the back door into the garden, although this can be accessed step-free from the side of the house. The doorways and shower room are not fully wheelchair accessible. Please contact me if you have any specific questions around accessibility.

What this place offers

Mountain view
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
Pets allowed
TV with Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced

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Where you’ll be

Highland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom

A fantastic central point to explore the Highlands and beyond.

Loch Oich is just five minutes away. Not as well known as Loch Ness but a real hidden treasure. The Great Glen Way runs along the loch shore and its flat, level path here makes it highly accessible for walking and cycling. Very dog friendly with no nearby roads or livestock. Park at Bridge of Oich to access the loch.

The Caledonian Canal from Bridge of Oich to Fort Augustus is another flat, accessible walk, suitable for walkers, cyclists and dogs. Follow the quiet footpath through beautiful forestry to reach the famous Fort Augustus Locks and the start of Loch Ness. You can hire cycles here, try a boat trip on the loch, or for the more adventurous, several companies offer kayaking, canoeing and white water adventures.

Many more wonderful walks are within easy reach - at all levels from short, flat paths to challenging Munros. And the ultimate challenge of Ben Nevis is just 40 minutes away.

The Isle of Skye is an hour's drive west, and Inverness is an hour north.

Hosted by Jane

  1. Joined in May 2016
  • 24 Reviews
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I live in Inverness and love hiking around the beautiful mountains and lochs with my two dogs, Bella and Tilly. I feel so fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the world.


  • Jim

During your stay

I live an hour away in Inverness. I will be available by phone if required.
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House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to ﺩ.ﺇ1010

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