Search for Nessie at Fort Augustus or relax in Dumfries and Galloway

14/05/2020 Search for Nessie at Fort Augustus or relax in Dumfries and Galloway


The perfect luxury Scottish retreat in Dumfries and Galloway and a gorgeous highland home on the shores of Fort Augustus, just right for spotting Nessie.

Loch View

The perfect luxury Scottish retreat for a break with family and friends close to the seaside village; beautifully renovated period cottage with modern luxuries, wood burning stove and stunning loch views.

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Loch View is a pretty Victorian cottage beautifully renovated with a contemporary interior. The cottage is immediately surrounded by a private, established garden to enjoy during the summer months and in the winter the cottage has a wood-burning stove and underfloor heating ( add to the ground floor )to keep you warm and cosy. The open plan living space is wonderfully welcoming, cosy yet spacious room, whatever the weather outside; light streams in from the ceiling windows over the modern kitchen, Travertine floor and log burner.

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The kitchen is fully equipped to include a double oven, grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There's also a separate sitting room complete with Smart TV, DVD player and underfloor heating. The perfect place to snuggle up in front of a film on a cold night or perhaps enjoy board games with friends or family. There is complimentary WiFi available.

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Upstairs the two, dual aspect bedrooms offer guests far reaching views over the Galloway countryside. The double bedroom has a luxury wool 2000 pocket sprung king size bed and the twin room is completed with two pretty Laura Ashley wrought iron beds. Both rooms are dressed with crisp white linen and finished tastefully in fitting with the period cottage.

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There is a bathroom with a shower over the bath and additional separate shower room, both of a high-standard and in keeping with the traditional cottage feel. Outside there is off road parking on the gated driveway, the south facing garden has two seating areas for sunny days and a Weber BBQ.

Book your stay at Loch View here.

Kilchuimen House

A gorgeous Highlands home on the southern shores of Loch Ness, for up to eight guests; Kilchuimen House is a magical place to escape, relax and unwind with family or friends whilst taking in the glorious Scottish Highlands backdrop in total luxury.

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Kilchuimen House is a contemporary loch side home, beautifully furnished throughout - fresh and modern while remaining in total harmony with the romantic and rugged Highland terrain. The spacious design is most apparent in the large open plan living area which features sink -into plush inviting sofas, a double-sided log burning stove, a smart TV and floor to ceiling glass doors that lead out onto the patio. On the other side of the woodburner is the dining area which comfortably seats 8, the walls showcase  local highland artwork and enchanting views of the loch and glens can be enjoyed from your dining table.

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To the rear of the living space is the elegant country style kitchen which has plenty of worktop space. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, induction hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, toaster, and kettle. There is also a separate utility room on the ground floor perfect for removing outdoor clothing and which is usefully connected to the downstairs w.c. On the first floor there is a second living space filled with ample seating for all those staying at Kilchuimen. Facing the loch, the double height glass doors lead out onto a glass-fronted balcony from which you can take in the incredible views. This room is the perfect snug, the plush velvet sofas and large foot stool make it ideally suited for those wishing to partake in a competitive board game or two, thoughtfully provided by the owner.

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The bedrooms are located on both the ground floor and the first floor. Downstairs are two large twin bedrooms which you can request be arranged either as twins or as double beds. There is also a family bathroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are two further bedrooms both king size doubles; the master suite which has an en-suite bathroom and the other has use of a large bathroom. All the bedrooms are immaculately dressed in tranquil neutral tones with crisp white linen sheets.

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Outside, the large enclosed garden is perfect for families and those bringing their dog. Being sheltered from the west coast the area often gets some wonderful weather during the summer months. There is a patio, garden furniture and a charcoal barbecue for guests to use.

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Book your stay at Kilchuimen House here.

 

 

 

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