Rocky Mountain View ref: UK5404

Ballachulish, Fort William and Lochaber

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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4
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bedrooms
2
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Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Situated in the pretty village of Ballachulish, with amazing views from the front up towards some spectacular mountain scenery, Rocky Mountain View has been furnished and equipped to a very good standard to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Only 1 mile from historic Glencoe, this lovely, semi-detached cottage makes an ideal holiday base from which to explore this beautiful part of Scotland, including Lochaber, Argyll and the western and northern Highlands. The area is surrounded by spectacular scenery, mountains, lochs and hidden glens, and there is an abundance of wildlife.
Glencoe’s famous rugged mountain range is extremely popular with climbers and walkers, whilst mountain biking, skiing, golf, sailing and forest walks are just a few of the many activities available. Loch Leven, which is just a short walk away, boasts a variety of water sports, including kayaking and canoeing. The Nevis Range gondola and the Jacobite West Highland steam train are a short drive away in Fort William, and from which you can view some of the most spectacular scenery on offer. Fort William, the ’Outdoor Capital of the UK’ is just 13 miles away and boasts a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.
Take the short crossing on the Corran Ferry and head for Ardnamurchan Point, the most westerly point in Britain, or the beautiful island of Mull. The area is steeped in history, and coupled with the magnificent natural terrain has been used as a backdrop in many well-known films such as Harry Potter (Glenfinnan Viaduct) and Braveheart. A short walk will take you to the Isles of Glencoe Hotel and Leisure Centre with its swimming pool, and a regular bus service is available. A holiday at Rocky Mountain View is where many happy memories will be made. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

3 steps to entrance (level access to rear). All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With 32" Freesat TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over Jacuzzi bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

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Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Large, lawned rear garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Small front garden. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars; additional on road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Fort William
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    13 miles
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Fort William
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    14.0 miles
  • Lake
    500 yards

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. The lovely Lochleven Seafood Café is another winning eatery and perfect for a scenic meal.

Around Fort William there are outdoor activities in plenty, including walking and climbing, cycling and mountain biking, riding and trekking, a brilliant golf course, 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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