Brachkashie Cottage sits on the shores of Loch Knockie in a beautiful setting with amazing views over the loch. The cottage has recently been completely refurbished to a very high standard and has its own jetty, rowing boat and fishing rights during the season so you can enjoy the loch fully. There is a lot to do and see in the local area including the most famous loch in the world, Loch Ness!
The charming village of Fort Augustus is just 8 miles away and is worth a visit. The main attraction is watching the boats come through locks on the Caledonian Canal before entering Loch Ness. There are several pubs and places to eat here including the The Lovat Arms Hotel.
Closeby in the small hamlet of Whitebridge, just 2.5 miles away, the Whitebridge Hotel offers very good bar meals and has a lovely atmosphere - a great place to meet some of the locals! The Dores Inn, which is situated at Dores, offers excellent cooking and is situated right on the shores of Loch Ness, on the way to Inverness.
There are wonderful walks nearby and Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Scotland, is only 45 minutes' drive away at Fort William, along with a number of other accessible munros. Take a drive along the Great Glen passing by Loch Oich and Loch Lochy to Loch Linnhe where it enters the sea on the west coast - it's well worth a trip.
The west coast including the Isle of Skye, Plockton, Kyle of Lochalsh, Mallaig are all accessible by car and within 1.5 - 2 hours drive.
Wild brown trout fishing is available during the season (fly only) on Loch Knockie - the fishing is included in the rental. Stalking can be arranged on nearby estates and salmon fishing can be booked on the nearby River Findhorn, River Oich and River Ness. For golfers, Fort Augustus, just 8 miles away, has an 18 hole course which runs alongside the Caledonian Canal. The new and wonderful Championship links course of Castle Stuart is only an hour's drive from Brachkashie.
- Sleeps 5
- Bedrooms - 3
(1 kingsized double/twin, 1 twin, 1 single)
- Bathrooms - 2
(1 upstairs with a bath,
1 shower room downstairs)
- Washing machine and tumble drier
- Rangemaster cooker
- Wood burning stove
- TV to watch DVDs only
- no reception
- Satellite Wifi
- Travel cot
- Stunning deck and large picnic area
- 2 and a half acres of private ground
- Rowing boat and trout fishing
(in season) included
- Sorry, no pets
- Whitebridge 2.5 miles, Fort Augustus 8 miles
- Inverness airport - 25 miles
- Pubs and restaurants - lots within 10 miles
- Golf - Fort Augustus 12 miles,
Championship links course at Castle Stuart,
an hour's drive
- Walking and hillwalking
- Fishing - wild brown trout
fishing on Loch Knockie included
- Stalking on nearby estates
- Salmon fishing can be arranged on nearby
River Findhorn, River Oich and River Ness
- Ben Nevis
- The Great Glen
- Isle of Skye, Plockton,
Kyle of Lochalsh, Mallaig
There are two adjacent cottages which together sleep 9.
Bedrooms: 5 (2 superking/twin, 1 twin, 1 single, 1 adult bunks). view the adjacent property >
Walk through the front door and down the stairs into the main reception area and you will be taken into another world! You are immediately taken aback by the panoramic view of Loch Knockie and the hills beyond. One of the regular guests described it as the best view in Scotland!
There is an open plan sitting area with wood burning stove and magnificent views across Loch Knockie. Double french doors lead to the spacious decking area. The kitchen features a Rangemaster cooker plus a new fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a Nespresso machine and milk frother, plus new cooking knives, 4 slice toaster and kettle all on lovely black granite worktops. There is one refrigerator in the kitchen and a second large refrigerator/freezer in the laundry/utility room. Also in the laundry/utility room is a new washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of hanging space for coats plus a boot rack. There are storage cupboards and an additional sink.
There are three bedrooms comprising a master bedroom with beautiful, Edwardian style iron beds (twin beds are made up as one king size bed). Bedroom 2 also has with Edwardian style beds which are made up as two singles (can be pushed together) and the third bedroom is a single.
The cottage features a stunning deck with large picnic table and with steps leading down to the loch. The property includes use of a rowing boat and floatation aids. Loch Knockie is incredibly tranquil with very few, if any, boats joining you!
Full directions will be sent on booking.
Included is heating, electricity and luxurious towels and linen.
Also use of the boats.
Cost and availability:
Brachkashie is rented out throughout the year.
Changeover day is Saturday.
Check in time 4pm. Check out time 10pm.
Available for weekend breaks or full weeks.
Discounts are sometimes available when booking in low season.
To book this gorgeous highland self catering cottage, click the enquiry button below and see availability and prices.
direct to the owner
Brachkashie Cottage, Whitebridge, Nr Loch Ness, Inverness-shire, IV2 6UP Scotland