Gairlochy Bay ref: SNNR

Gairlochy, near Fort William, Fort William and Lochaber

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4
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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

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 location, accessed via a gravelled forest track, and guests can fish from the decking, watch the boats sail through the Caledonian Canal or wander around a network of paths and shoreline. For those wishing to get out and about it is an excellent base to explore the Highlands and the Western Isles, known for its magnificent scenery and abundance of wildlife. Fort William is the nearest town with an array of shops, bars and restaurants whilst Inverness and Oban are also easily reached. The local scenery has been used as the backdrop for many well known films, such as Braveheart and Rob Roy. Visitors can also take the steam train to Mallaig passing Glenfinnan Viaduct as depicted in one of the Harry Potters movies, the gondola up the Nevis mountain range or visit the Loch Ness monster. Outdoor activities include skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, walking, climbing, horse riding, golf and a variety of watersports. There are plenty of beautiful gardens and ruined castles to be visited and the are is famous for its rich historical legacy. Shop and pub 3 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Beamed open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor, and French doors and well-equipped kitchen area. Sun room. Two single bedrooms, each with additional single pull-out bed (for +1) and wooden floor. Shower room with toilet and tiled floor.

First floor

Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed, wooden floor, Velux windows and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with 6ft bed, French doors to balcony and TV.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally. Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Two digital TVs. Two DVDs (small library). Stereo/CD (small library). Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Sun deck with furniture. 3 acres of shared land. Barbecue. Ample parking. Mooring facilities and slipway on site, fishing from sun deck. Natural water supply from spring. Ground floor facilities. NB: Sloping banks & water frontage within shared land
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  • Nearest railway station
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  • Lake

About the local area

Fort William and the Lochaber area has to be the outdoor capital of the UK due to the its location at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest peak. The walking around this area is fabulous. From the southern mecca of Glen Coe to the wilder and less visited northern area of Knoydart there are many diverse landscapes to enjoy with equally amazing views over lochs and sea.

Fort William itself has everything you could possibly need for your stay. The High Street has a range of shops, and outdoor enthusiasts are especially well catered for by large shopping outlets. There are also a wide range of eating and drinking opportunities in Fort William, including the prize winning Crannog Seafood Restaurant. For many, the highlight will be a visit to the Grog and Gruel, on the High Street!!!

Around Fort William there are outdoor activities in plenty, including walking and climbing, cycling and mountain biking, riding and trekking, golf, angling and a range of water-sports. East of the town The Ben Nevis Range is a year round sporting destination. It also offers a spectacular gondola ride up the side of Aonoch Mor with its accessible pathways and exhilarating views over the west Highlands.

For a more relaxing adventure visit the Ardnamurchan peninsula. It is here you can relax in some peaceful ancient oak woodlands that date back to the last ice age, over 12,000 years ago! This area is a haven for rare wildlife such as the chequered skipper butterfly and the views out to the small isles of Rum, Eigg and Muck are stunning.

But be sure that where ever you go you will never tire of the magnificent, ever changing views of Ben Nevis that makes this area so popular.

Things to do nearby

Monument erected in tribute to the clansmen who fought for the Jacobite cause with Prince Charles Edward Stuart in 1745. Tel: 01397 722250

Nevis Range Mountain Gondola

An exhilarating trip in Britain's only mountain gondola which travels up to 650m on Aonach Mor, beside Ben Nevis.

The Glencoe Dalness Visitor Centre

Visitor centre with exhibitions on the local area, its people and wildlife. Find out all about Glencoe's remarkable history. Four star visitor attraction. Tel: 01855 811 307

The Jacobite Steam Train

Regarded as the world's greatest railway journey by Wanderlust Magazine the service runs all week through the peak seasons. Tel: 0844 850 4685

Scottish Highland Tours

A selection of one day tours of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Tours can be arranged to suit your requirements. Tel: 01397 704901

Sanna Bay

Situated at the most westerly point on mainland Britain, Sanna Bay is dominated by beautiful white shell sands and true blue sea water.

Glen Nevis Visitor Centre
Glen Nevis Visitor Centre

Historical and natural history display on Glen/Ben Nevis. Mountain safety information, live weather reports and a great range of outdoor supplies. Tel: 01397 705922

Crannog Cruises

Climb aboard at Fort William Town Pier and enjoy the splendour and wildlife of Loch Linnhe and the views of Ben Nevis. Tel: 01397 700714

Vertical Descents

Fun, adventure for all ages and groups. Activities include whitewater rafting, canyoning, paintballing, mountain biking, climbing and abseiling. Tel: 01855 821593

Eagle Watch Wildlife Cruise

Unique guided cruises on the stunning waters of Loch Shiel. Share the skippers experience of spotting Golden Eagles and Red Deers. Tel: 01687 470322

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