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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 (17)

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

Scottish Holiday Cottages with a Wow Factor

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.

Baltinna West, nr Aviemore - Sleeps 2

One of a pair of acrhitect designed log cabins for 2 near Newtonmore. Romantic and secluded.

  • Price average: 4 nights £308

Black Grouse Lodge, Loch Ness - Sleeps 2

Enjoying a truly Highland setting within the dramatic scenery of Glen Urquhart, these beautifully presented lodges make the perfect getaway holiday retreat. 

  • Price average: 5 nights £308

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, architect designed log cabins that sleep 2.

  • Price average: 4 nights £326

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 ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £488

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.

  • Sleeps: 4

Pooltiel House, Skye - Sleeps 4-6

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

  • Sleeps: 4-6

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...

  • Price average: 5 nights £422

30 Crovie, Moray Firth, 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...

  • Price average: 7 nights £487

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 amenities.

  • Price average: 7 nights £682

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!

  • Sleeps: 6

Stac Polly Cottage, Achiltibuie with Ocean Views - Sleeps 8

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.

  • Sleeps: 6 to 8

Locholly Lodge, Achiltibuie with Sea Views - Sleeps 8

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.

  • Sleeps: 8

Argyle Cottage, Uig, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 6-8

This superb, detached cottage sits in its own grounds with panoramic views across Uig Bay. Furnished throughout in Scandanavian style, the cottage is bright and airy with wooden flooring and an attractive ...

  • Price average: 4 nights £395

Rathad An Drobhair Eco House

This eco-friendly cottage is situated ten miles from Strathpeffer in the Scottish Highlands. Sleep ten people in five bedrooms.

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.

  • Sleeps: 11-13

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 ....
  • Price average: 5 nights £701

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £679

Seascape, Fiskavaig, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 8

Enjoying a stunning location overlooking the small beach of Fiskavaig Bay and on towards Loch Bracadale, the island of Oronsay and Macleod’s Tables, this detached house is furnished and equipped to a...
  • Price average: 4 nights £587

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.

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 ....
  • Price average: 6 nights £385

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £381

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £1417

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £577

Corry House, Craignure, Isle of Mull - Sleeps 8/9

Offering panoramic views across the Sound of Mull, this beautiful, modern-designed house is situated in a perfect location. In an area with breathtaking scenery and stunning sea and mountain views
  • Price average: 7 nights £1064

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £495

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £403

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £478

Killantrae Burn Cottage B, Port William, sleeps 6-7

With views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway, these spacious semi-detached holiday cottages (refs 27144 and 27145), renovated to a very good standard, maintain many of the original features. Situated i...
  • Price average: 7 nights £514

Roundall Wood, nr Nairn, sleeps 8

This beautiful and spacious contemporary detached house has been carefully designed to provide great comfort for a family holiday. Well furnished and with open plan living areas and large enclosed garden, ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £640

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £385

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...

  • Price average: 4 nights £274

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £1044

Pilrig House Apartments

Three beautifully furnished and immaculate apartments – one 5-star graded; two 4-stars - each with exceptional views and oodles of personal charm. Situated in tranquil parkland, and within easy walking distance of Edinburgh city centre and the trendy Leith waterfront. 

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £435

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £455

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £824

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £504

Stunning Lodge with Hot Tub - Sleeps 6+2

These two magnificent, newly built properties, are set in a beautiful coastal peninsula, in an area of outstanding natural beauty within the famous North West Highlands Geopark. The scenery is ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £953

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £780

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!