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Skara Brae, Ballachulish, Sleeps 8

Set in the peaceful village of Ballachulish this detached holiday villa offers spacious, modern accommodation. Only 1 mile from the famous village of Glencoe and 15 miles from Fort William this property is...

Ideal touring location

Set in the peaceful village of Ballachulish this detached holiday villa offers spacious, modern accommodation. Only 1 mile from the famous village of Glencoe and 15 miles from Fort William this property is ideally situated for climbing, hillwalking, skiing, mountain biking, horse riding, sailing and fishing. The Jacobite Steam Train in Fort William will allow you to view some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland, or for the more energetic the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven offers climbers the chance to climb the largest ice wall in the UK. Oban, Inverness, Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye are all within easy reach or take the short crossing on Corran Ferry and head for the Ardnamurchan Point, the most westerly point in Britain. Shop and pub 1/2 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors/kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk with additional single. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Second living room. 1 double bedroom with additional single and French doors.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, gas and elec inc (£30pw Nov-Mar). Bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Video. DVDs and small library. Stereo/CD. Gas hob. Elec oven. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Broadband connection. Small garden with decking, sitting-out area and furniture. Juliet balconies. BBQ. Ample parking. No smoking. NB: Unfenced stream within 50 yards.

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Customer Reviews of Skara Brae, Ballachulish, Sleeps 8

1st comment: Scara Brae was a located in a stunning part of the country in the shadow of atmospheric hills, Glen Coe and some wonderful lochs. The house was excellent and easily fitted 6 adults and a toddler. The two entertaining areas meant you could easily have some time by yourself. The house was very well equipped and the drying room was excellent for wet conditions. Sept 2011.

2nd comment: Great location for exploring the highlands. Across from the house is the local primary school, the playground was left open, which allowed the children in our party to safely play run around and play frisbee etc as there is no ’garden area’ at the house for children to play in. We had an excellent family holiday at Skara Brae. April 2011.

3rd comment: Lovely property, really comfy and homely, fully catered for. We had a fab time. x

4th comment: Ample room and facilities for five of us. Feb 2011.

5th comment: Property was beautiful, good position, well looked after, well equipped, comfortable, would love to go back someday. Oct 2010.

6th comment: Lovely cottage in a peaceful village location. Good for access to a variety of walks, including Glencoe, and for mountain biking. Great place to relax & chill out! Sept 2010.

7th comment: Skara Brae was an outstanding property, beautifully built and well thought out regarding space and layout. It had everything that was needed and required and more besides. It was extremely clean and welcoming on arrival, the owner couldn’t have been more helpful, courteous or polite if he tried. Would absolutely recommend this property to anyone! Aug 2010.

8th comment: Very Spacious, everything you needed was included. June 2010.

9th comment: Location, owner very friendly and helpful, very clean and very well equipped. There is an additional bathroom containing toilet, sink and shower over bath on the top floor. May 2010.

10th comment: A well laid out property with everything to hand. The seperate upstairs living room with log burning stove was superb. April 2010.

11th Comment Location - easy access to Glen Coe. The unusal design, it was really nice to stay somewhere so different. Mar 2010.

12th Comment This property is in a fantastic location for exploring the local area. The house is very well equipped - a real home from home! Loved the first floor living room for relaxing and the large kitchen, dining and living area downstairs is great. Loved the utility room too. Oct 2009.

13th Comment Everything you need was there, it was clean and welcoming. Sept 2009.

14th Comment A wonderful property for touring the West Highlands, with easy access to main tourist routes in a quiet but not isolated location. Local people were very friendly and helpful. Surprisingly spacious and very well equipped with wonderful views of the mountains and a stream running behind the property. Aug 2009.

15th Comment Fantastic size, very clean and comfortable lots of facilities available. Super. Aug 2009.

16th Comment Lovely cottage and excellent facilities, many thanks. May 2009.

17th Comment The accommodation also had a drying/airing room which was ideal for wet clothes, ski wear and walking kit. This was not mentioned beforehand but was invaluable, due to time of year and nature of holiday. Dog beds were even provided to encourage dog owners to be responsible. Feb 2009.

18th Comment A great house is a great location. Munro baggers are spoilt for choice in this area. Nov 2008.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: 24434
  • HMG Ref: 1108457
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps Suit: 8
  • Features: Nearby Pub, Wood Burning Stove
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, Wifi, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Barbecue
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 3 Cars
  • Pets: 2
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    Local Pubs

    • Clachaig Inn

      Very friendly inn with accommodation on the road at the north end of Glencoe. Food and ales available all year and best place in the area for refreshment. Award winning. Overlooks Aonach Moor.

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    • Glencoe Ski Centre

      Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with stunning views of the iconic Buchaille Etive Mhor. Offers mountain biking, archery, orienteering, hill-walking, climbing, chairlift rides, photography, trail building, guided walks and home cooked food in the log cabin cafe, skiing, snowboarding, sledging and avalanche rescue training are available. 19 runs across 7 lifts catering for skiers and boarders of all levels, including the longest and steepest runs in Scotland.

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