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 (14)

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 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.

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.

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 ....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Island View Lodge, Tarbert - Sleeps 8

Situated in a small lodge park and boasting elevated, panoramic views over West Loch Tarbert to the islands beyond, these luxury single-storey, detached holiday lodges are furnished to a good standard and ...

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...

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,...

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...

Gairlochy Bay Log Cabin, nr Fort William - Sleeps 6-8

Set on the shores of Loch Lochy, with breathtaking views across to Ben Nevis and the Aonach Mor mountains, this detached log home is furnished to a wonderful standard. Gairlochy Bay is set in a stunning lo...

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 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 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...

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

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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.

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...