Cottages with a Wow Factor in Scotland

Some Scottish self catering cottages with a wow factor that we'd definitely like to stay in, given the chance! Whether it's a beautifully designed and furnished property, or a cottage with a simply stunning view, we think these Scottish Holiday Cottages definitely have that wow factor!

Luxury Holiday Cottages with a Wow Factor (13)

Stunning luxury holiday cottages in Scotland that definitely have that wow factor!

Scottish Holiday Cottages with a Wow Factor

Salt Herrings Cottage, Fife - Sleeps 4

Salt Herrings is a luxury conversion of an old Cooperage set in a spectacular waterfront location in Fife. This stunning and immaculate self catering property, newly renovated to the highest possible standard, is an ideal holiday home for those who wish to spend time by the sea in a beautiful setting.

Rathad an Drobhair Holiday Home, Highlands - Sleeps 10+

Superb newly built eco house in a great rural Highlands location. Ideal for walkers and nature lovers. Sleeps 10+.

Blaven Luxury Self Catering, Oban - Sleeps 11-13

Stunning 6 Bedroom house with 3 bathrooms.  Sleeps 11 - 13 guests.  Free Wifi, Pool Table, Childrens Play Area.  Amazing Sea Views towards Isle of Mull.  Approximately 10 minutes walk to centre of Oban.

Pooltiel House, Skye - Sleeps 4-6

Pooltiel House on Skye: a wonderful coastal holiday cottage with uninterrupted sea views.

Seaview Cottage, Loch Linnhe - Sleeps 2

Set against a stunning backdrop of mountains, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, this beautifully renovated, traditional, detached Highland holiday cottage occupies a secluded setting amidst 14,000 acres of the ...

Windyhill Self Catering Cottage in Achiltibuie - Sleeps 6

Wonderful luxury self catering cottage with amazing views over the Summer Isles - fantastic living space. Now with a hot tub!

Stac Polly Cottage, Achiltibuie with Ocean Views - Sleeps 6+2

Stac Polly cottage is in a beautiful location on the Achiltibuie peninsula, with stunning sea views. Facilities include a hot tub. Awarded 5 stars by the AA! Sleeps 6 to 8.

Locholly Lodge, Achiltibuie with Sea Views - Sleeps 6+2

Locholly Lodge - luxury holiday accommodation with a hot tub  in a beautiful setting on the Achiltibuie peninsula. Situated on the south side overlooking the Summer Isles. Sleeps up to 8.

The Mill, Kirriemuir, sleeps 10

These two beautiful holiday properties are converted from an old watermill in an utterly tranquil location, next to a stream and waterfall. Oozing with character yet having all modern conveniences, they bo...

The Barn, nr Tolquhon Castle - Sleeps 10

One of four fabulous houses which have been sympathetically converted from old farm buildings and stables to provide excellent accommodation for a family holiday in peaceful surroundings.

Braehill Luxury Cottage, Scottish Borders - Sleeps 12

With views over the Moorfoot hills, this detached house has been crafted from original farm buildings to create a spacious contemporary holiday property. There is a timber deck running along the front of t...

Farmburn Bothy, Invermoriston - Sleeps 2

Superbly situated in an almost unique position in a well-maintained peaceful 50 acre estate on the banks of Loch Ness, these properties sit amongst the spectacular scenery of the Great Glen and have ....

The Lookout, Campbeltown - Sleeps 2

In a superb, secluded location by the sea on a 160-acre private island, these three unique holiday cottages enjoy stunning views. Otter and Island Cottages are an adjoining pair of cosy lighthouse keepers...

Baltinna West, nr Aviemore - Sleeps 2

In a romantic setting amid stunning scenery, made famous by the BBC’s Monarch of the Glen TV series, these two architect-designed, timber clad, adjoining properties (Baltinna West UTY and Baltinna ...

Baltinna East, near Aviemore - Sleeps 2

In a romantic setting amid stunning scenery, made famous by the BBC’s Monarch of the Glen TV series, these two architect-designed, timber clad, adjoining properties (Baltinna West UTY and Baltinna ...

Kings Stables nr Edinburgh Castle - Sleeps 2

A unique house in a fabulous historic setting at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this unusual wedge shaped house is built onto the wall around St Cuthbert’s church, moments walk from Princes Street gar...

Beach Cottage, Gairloch - Sleeps 2

A warm welcome awaits you at this wonderful holiday cottage. Just yards from the beach, it is perfectly placed in the heart of the popular village of Gairloch. It enjoys wonderful views of the waters of Lo...

Black Grouse Lodge, Drumnadrochit - Sleeps 2

Enjoying a truly Highland setting within the dramatic scenery of Glen Urquhart, these beautifully presented lodges make the perfect getaway holiday retreat. Set near an RSPB nature reserve and close to Gle...

Carter's Lodge, Birnam - Sleeps 3

This first floor apartment within a Grade B listed property, formerly the gate house to Murthly Estate, makes a beautifully refurbished, comfortable holiday home. Set in an AONB, off the main road through ...

the Mill Apartment, nr Crieff - Sleeps 2

Beautifully situated at the foot of a wooded hillside, facing south over the Strathearn Valley, this charming ground floor apartment forms part of a prestigious conversion of an 18th Century listed mill.

West Lodge, nr Loch Lomond - Sleeps 2

Hidden within the Stirlingshire countryside on the north-facing slopes of the Campsie Fells, this detached B-listed gate lodge lies in the grounds of the baronial Ballikinrain Castle. Situated on the edge of Scotland’s first National Park, with Loch Lomond and the majesty of Ben Lomond close by. Stirling and its castle, battlefields and monuments, and Glasgow are both less than half an hour’s drive away. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

Symbister Suite, Delgatie Castle - Sleeps 5

Delgatie Castle sits peacefully amid fields and forests, on a large country estate. It has a long and chequered history, dating back from 1050 and was once home to the late Captain Hay - a feudal baron. No...

Castle Wynd Penthouse, Central Edinburgh - Sleeps 4

This stunning, duplex penthouse offers guests a unique holiday experience in a World Heritage Site. Edinburgh Castle majestically perches on the castle rock opposite and from the roof terrace it is ....

Dess Lodge, Royal Deeside - Sleeps 4

This most attractive, Victorian, detached baronial gatehouse is situated just off the road between Aberdeen and Balmoral and offers gracious living in the heart of Royal Deeside. The interior has been attr...

Coach House, Oban - Sleeps 4

This detached former coach house lies at the entrance to an 11-acre private estate. The first floor holiday dwelling has been lovingly restored and beautifully furnished. Boasting access to a private loch,...

The Coach House, Blairgowrie - Sleeps 4

Set in 5 acres of land, The Coach House enjoys an outstanding rural location in the heart of Scotland. Surrounded by the scenic foothills of Cairngorm National Park and Glenshee Ski Centre, it offers super...

Blawerie Cottage, nr Blairgowrie - Sleeps 4

This sumptuous and very comfortable detached house sits in a stunning location between Blairgowrie and Coupar Angus. With panoramic views in all directions over pastoral farmland, it creates a tranquil env...

Carness West Holiday House, Glencoe, Sleeps 5

Situated close to the edge of Loch Leven, Carness West was built to take full advantage of the breathtaking mountain views, with first floor panoramic windows and doors leading to two spacious balconies. D...

Rowan Tree Cottage, Broadford, sleeps 5

Enjoying a secluded, yet easily accessible location, this cosy former crofter’s cottage has been sympathetically renovated to provide stylish accommodation. In the garden is a fabulous Finnish Grilli...

30 Crovie, Moray Firth Coast, Sleeps 6

Crovie village rests along the bottom of a cliff like a row of puffins gazing out to sea! Situated on the Moray Firth Coast, it’s one of the best preserved traditional fishing villages in Scotland. T...

South Bay Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 6

In a superb position towards the southern end of Skye, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage stands on the sea shore overlooking the Sound of Sleat, at a point highlighted as an outstanding viewp...

Laurel Tree, nr Taynuilt - Sleeps 6

This truly excellent Scandinavian style lodge, set 30 metres above the River Awe and just half a mile from the Bridge of Awe, has unspoilt views of the river and surrounding mountain scenery. Civil marriag...

Glen View, Loch Ness - Sleeps 6

Situated within the former St Benedict’s Abbey, one of the finest old buildings in the north of Scotland. Converted to a high standard, this holiday apartment retains original features including a ro...

Cluain Ghrianach, West Highlands - Sleeps 6+1

Overlooking Loch Sunart, the island of Carna and the Morven Hills, this architect-designed house is set in 2 acres of south-facing hillside which is rich in wild flowers, native trees and shrubs. The glass...

The Hunting Lodge, Cairngorms - Sleeps 6

The Hunting lodge is an Austrian chalet set in its own grounds in green managed woods and large open spaces, accessed by a rough track, this property provides peace and privacy yet is close to all amenitie...

Greenacre Lodge, nr Banchory - Sleeps 6

Situated on the Green Park Leisure Complex, this is an exquisitely designed detached property, finished to a very good standard with state of the art underfloor heating, iPod docking in all rooms and all m...

Rudha Breac, Loch Riddon - Sleeps 6-7

Situated yards from the banks of Loch Riddon this beautifully renovated, detached single-storey holiday house boasts magnificent views over the loch to the Kyles of Bute and provides a peaceful location fr...

The Pines, Mauchline, by Ayr, sleeps 6

This detached holiday property situated on the banks of the River Ayr in private woodland makes a tranquil touring base for South West Scotland and Ayrshire, with unspoilt scenery and the River Ayr Way wit...

Phil's House. Lairg - Sleeps 6

Phil’s House (ref SUUR), an architect designed, eco-friendly, single-storey house and Reid’s Cottage (ref UYT), a bright and cosy Highland croft house, enjoy an elevated position with panoramic...

The Byre, Deeside - Sleeps 6

The Byre is set on a working beef farm and offers a relaxing holiday base in a beautiful area of Deeside, only a half hour drive from Aberdeen. With panoramic views of the countryside it has been refurbis...