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Lovely garden overlooks forest
Beautiful scenery around the cottage
Front of Grant cottage-very peaceful
Modern kitchen/diner, through to the lounge
Relax in lounge with the warmth of a romantic log burner
Lounge
Dining area looking over the garden
Kitchen with all utensils
Family bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi bath
Treat yourself in our relaxing Jacuzzi bath
Double bedroom
Lovely comfortable double bed
Twin bedroom
Peace and tranquility sitting in the garden over looking the burn and forest
Bird table in garden attracts a family of Pine Martens
Some guests are lucky to see the Pine Marten eating his jam sandwiches
Birds and Pine Marten visit the bird table
Winter at the cottage
Cosy cottage on a winters evening
Beautiful winter scene
Christmas time at the cottage
Light the log fire to create a cosy setting
Looking out to the garden
Lovely Christmas scene
Inverness castle at night
Stunning Glen Affric
Fishing on River Ness
Romantic Loch Ness
Urquhart castle on the shores of Loch  Ness 10 minutes from the cottage
Dog Falls at Cannich
Snow on the hills at Cannich
Children will love the beautiful beach at Nairn
Evening in Glen Affric
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Balnain, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Dawn26128...
Rye, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Lovely location, clean, all you needed ! Owners very friendly.”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This cottage is very cosy all you would need , 4 adults in party more than enough space ! Wildlife in garden second to none ! Lots different birds, deer, and a PINE MARTEN most evenings ! Walks near by , but also lots more not to far! If it active water sports we went to Experience the ADVENTURE www.activehighs.co.uk ! two very good places to eat about 15 to 20 min away FiDDLERS Drumnadrochic & SLATERS ARMS cannick . This lovely quite clean cottage would be in a location for what ever you wanted to do , you really would not be disappointed . 27th June to 4th July 2014 . Thank you very much Andrew & Catherine .

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Elizabeth...
London, England, United Kingdom
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“Top-notch cottage, great for kids, lovely countryside”
Reviewed 19 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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We stayed with our two young children (ages 4 and 18 months) in April 2013. Enjoyed a great week at the cottage. Really well equipped for kids and adults alike (they even bought a new pushchair for our younger son to save us lugging one from London on the plane). Situated in lovely countryside, near Loch Ness. Nice, big garden - the kids had great fun running around and playing on the ride-on toys.

Plenty of things to do nearby. The kids loved the boat trip on Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Also within 1 hour car journey of Fort George and dolphin spotting sites. Lots of good walking, especially in Glen Affric.

Would thoroughly recommend this as a family friendly place to stay.

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diplomine
Glasgow
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“Fantastic says it all”
Reviewed 11 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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We just returned from a fantastic week's stay in Grant Cottage. This was the best self catering cottage I have ever stayed in (I'm very picky and it took me ages to choose this one!). The facilities were simply superb. Dish washer, latest TV (freeview), Ipod station, good quality crockery and bedding, spa bath... deserves the 5* star grading!
The property was also very safe for our two toddlers (15 months and 3 years), and the owners provided everything you need to save you having to carry the whole household with you - a common problem when travelling with kids! - including high chair, cot, changing mat but also indoor and outdoor toys, safety plugs for the sockets, fireguard for the woodburner (we just loved the woodburner). I believe this is all stowed away for visitors without kids.
We ordered a Tesco delivery which the owners Andrew and Catherine put away before we even arrived! This was so handy.
There's lots to do in the area (we have travelled a lot across different parts of Scotland, and this area is one of our favourites) - very close to Glen Affric with the most stunning scenery and waterfalls, the beach at Nairn and of course, Loch Ness. The cottage is about 5 minutes from Cannich where there is a Spar supermarket which was handy for topping up milk and bread.
The cottage comes with a decking and a garden which slopes towards a river/burn. The kids loved running about on the decking and enjoyed playing with the surrounding stones! There was also a bird house which could be seen from the kitchen window and provided lots of entertainment during our lunchtimes. We tried to lure the elusive Pine Marten with jam sandwiches (this seemingly their food of preference) but although the sandwiches were gone, we sadly missed them all the time! Maybe next time!
Cannot recommend this cottage enough. Very impressed.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet, the wood burner, the spa bath
Travelling group: Young Children
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Damien P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2018
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Tanja S
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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