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Excellent 5/5 17 reviews

Crossroads Cottage

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

If you're looking for a wonderful break in the beautiful Scottish Highlands then Crossroads Cottage by Loch Ness is simply bathing in high quality detail from the moment you step through the front door.

This stunning cottage will offer you a “Highland hideaway” ideally suited to honeymooners or those looking for a romantic or cosy setting for a relaxed holiday.

The cottage was built in the 18th Century and by June 2009 has had a new roof, extension built, new windows & doors and a complete and total refit inside.

Features:

Walking distance to local restaurants, pubs and shops.

Great location for touring Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness Airport 40 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Wood burning stove and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor - solid bamboo flooring.

Freesat HD (with PVR recording) + and DVD player on LCD TVs covering both floors (TV upstairs plays DVDs only)

A selection of DVDs, books, CDs and maps/walking guides.

Free wireless unlimited broadband (WiFi).

Heated bathroom tile floor and heated mirror!

Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, laundry, fridge, freezer, oven, grill, microwave & ceramic hob.

The Scottish Highlands region

Lewiston is a perfect walking, mountain biking and touring base, being close to the world famous Loch Ness and in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. There is also an excellent horse riding stables nearby, suitable for both beginners and experienced riders.

The City of Inverness is 15 miles away with shopping centres, cinema, tours and many other tourist attractions - see the official Inverness website for more information.

Crossroads Cottage is just half mile from the village of Drumnadrochit (with shops, a post office, hotel, restaurants, pubs, and the Loch Ness visitor Centre) and only 1 mile from Urquhart Castle - one of the top visitor attractions in Scotland overlooking Loch Ness, with it's own exhibition and interpretation centre. It is only about three quarters of a mile walk to the shores of Loch Ness for a picnic and some Nessie spotting in the famous Urquhart Bay!! Visit this excellent Drumnadrochit & Loch Ness website for details of the area.

There are also a number of high and low level circular hillwalks right from the cottage's front door. The Great Glen Way, the 73 mile long distance path from Fort William to Inverness, passes close to the cottage. This allows visitors to explore sections of it and perhaps complete it in stages if return transport is organised. Glen Affric is just a half hour drive away a veritable playground for serious Scottish Mountain walking.

Loch Ness

Lewiston is just 1 hours drive from the famous West Coast hub of Fort William (all facilities) and Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in the UK). Here is access to Mull and Mallaig (with car ferry to the Isle of Skye) - and don't miss the world famous Fort William to Mallaig steam train journey of Harry Potter Fame!! From Fort William it is also a short drive to scenic Glencoe, Oban and Mull of Kintyre.

From Lewiston heading north west, you can access the breathtaking wilderness areas to the north such as Torridon, Gairloch, Poolewe, Ullapool, Lochinver, Kinlochbervie and Durness, these being some of the remotest and unspoilt areas of Europe and boasting some of the finest beaches and hill walking areas in the country.

Local Activities:

Golf

Fishing

Ski-ing (Cairngorm or Ben Nevis)

Horse Riding

Loch Ness Cruise

Urquhart Castle

Hill Running

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Review 1-10 of 17

25 Jul 2014

4/5

"We do think our little Matteo was created there..."

This cosy place has been absolutely delighting.Especially when some sparkling wine and milk wait for you in the fridge!Despite compact size it's quite roomy, Hight standards and quality furniture… More

6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Ticks all the boxes"

We chose this cottage as Drumnadrochit was in a central location for the visits we wanted to do. We couldn't have chosen better. The thought that Alan & Caryn have put in to restoring the cottage… More

21 Jun 2014

5/5

"A great cottage very well placed"

My wife and I had a great time at Crossroads Cottage. It is very nice and cozy and everything in it is very high quality. Drumnadrochit is well placed to explore Loch Ness and the Highlands and there … More

1 Jun 2014

5/5

"Cosy cottage in a perfect location for exploring!"

If you are looking for a central base which is a comfortable and cosy cottage which you can come back to on a night after a day of walking then this is it. Very well equipped cottage with lots of fant… More

25 May 2014

5/5

"Great Little Cottage"

Just got back from a lovely stay at Crossroads Cottage. The cottage is in a great location for exploring The Highlands. We covered some 800 miles visiting some beautiful places but felt like we were… More

Thank you both for a lovely review and congratulations on your special celebration - we'd have left a special bottle for you had we known! It is great to know that the cottage holds up for couples wanting to celebrate and also as a good central location for the Highlands.

We hope that you will return one day as we have some plans to redevelop the house now that it has been running for 5 years. We would love to exceed your expectations and that our changes will continue to be welcomed by our guests.

Wishing you both all the very best and thank you again for choosing Crossroads Cottage for your anniversary.

6 May 2014

5/5

"Loved it"

I can't speak highly enough for Crossroads Cottage, it was the perfect spot for us to explore the Highlands, from the west coast, across to the Black Isle and down to the Cairngorms, all within a… More

Great to read such a positive and informative review which will give confidence to people to visit the Loch Ness area...and hopefully Crossroads Cottage of course!

We are biased but the spot is a great location for touring the Highlands and most places are within easy reach for day trips whether it be Skye, Inverness or Caithness.

We are touched when we hear positives about the cottage and now that it has been running for almost 5 years, we have plans to enhance it with replacement equipment inside and some freshening of the decor...we hope you will be back sometime and can benefit from these works!

16 Apr 2014

5/5

"Absolutely wonderful! A lovely cottage in a beautiful location"

Faultless! The cottage was everything I expected and more. The location is perfect for those wishing to adventure in the Highlands and is in easy commuting distance of everything you could need or wan… More

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Crossroads Cottage and appreciated the wee home from home we have tried to create. We agree that the area is perfect and we hope you will be able to come back sometime. Thank you for your terrific review...that is important as it gives others the confidence to choose Crossroads. With all good wishes until next time!

13 Mar 2014

5/5

"Fantastic Little Cottage, Perfect for A Relaxing Weekend"

I booked this cottage as a surprise weekend for my husband's 40th birthday. The cottage is exactly as you see in the photos. It has been decorated to a high standard and has all the amenities t… More

Great to hear you had a fantastic birthday stay and congratulations to your husband. We agree that the cottage is well placed in the Highlands and we want to thank you for a terrific review of our wee cottage by Loch Ness. Hope to see you back sometime!

27 Nov 2013

5/5

"Wonderful little cottage"

We decided to get away from it all and explore a bit of the highlands and chose this lovely little cottage in November 2013. It is full of all you would require (the underfloor heating is a nice touch… More

Your review makes us want to stay at the cottage - thank you for your excellent review. Your comments are helpful for others thinking of staying in the Loch Ness area. Glad your stay was so peaceful despite a busy schedule and we hope to welcome you back sometime in the future.

30 Oct 2013

5/5

"Relaxing, Romantic and Rejuvinating"

Warm welcome, cosy cottage, fantastic facilities, wonderful walks, fabulous falls, sensational scenery, really recommended!… More

Thank you for your great comments. We are delighted to hear you had a brilliant stay and enjoyed your time round the Loch Ness area. Hope to welcome you back sometime.

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Calendar last updated:25 Aug 2014

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