Pine Marten Cabin ref: UK5290

between Spean Bridge and Fort William, Fort William and Lochaber

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

In a beautiful glen with breathtaking views of Ben Bhann and River Lochy, this detached redwood cabin lies in the owner’s 2-acre garden with a footpath leading directly to the famous salmon fishing river and superb forest walks. The cabin has characterful redwood v-boarded walls and ceilings throughout with bamboo flooring in the living room, and lies in the shadow of Ben Nevis, just a few minutes’ drive from Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Known as the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’; activities include mountain biking, climbing, skiing, kayaking, walking, golf and fishing. Travel on the Jacobite (Harry Potter) West Highland Steam Train to Mallaig, crossing the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct and visit some of the unspoilt beaches, castles, museums and distilleries. Boat trips to the Inner Hebrides are easily accessible and Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Oban, Aviemore, Inverness, Loch Ness and Skye all make for great days out. Just 15 minutes’ drive to train stations, shops, pubs and restaurants in Spean Bridge and Fort William.
Pine Marten Cabin (UK5290) can be booked together with Nevis Rest (CC511207), Salmon Catch Cottage (CC511282) and Otterburn Lodge (CC511493) to accommodate up to 17 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With multi-fuel burner, 40" Freeview TV, DVD player, leather settee and patio doors leading to decking and garden.
Dining area: With solid oak dining table.
Kitchen area: With solid oak kitchen units finished in grey, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom: With solid oak double bed and bedroom furniture.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating and electricity by meter reading, to be paid direct to the owner on departure. Bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Towels provided for overseas visitors only. Fuel for multi-fuel burner available locally.

Miscellaneous

Private decked patio area with garden furniture, leading to 2 acres of grounds with bbq (shared). Parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The River Lochy is 100 metres from the footpath gate of the property grounds. There is a refundable damage deposit of £100 cash payable to the owner on arrival.
  • Nearest town
    Fort William
  • Shops
    5 miles
  • Distance
    8 miles
  • Restaurant
    5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Spean Bridge
  • Pub
    5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    5 miles
  • Lake
    8 miles (loch)

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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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