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A Home From Home At The Crossroads Of The Scottish Highlands.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Bungalow Surrounded By Scenic Walks And Lofty Munros

A spacious lounge with log/coal fire and views across the glen leads into the hallway to access the very large, recently installed kitchen and dining room. There is a shower room with WC and wash-hand basin and a separate bathroom with shower, wash-hand basin & WC. We also have three bedrooms, a king, a double and a twin room. Off the kitchen is the utility room with laundry and drying equipment. Outside, the garden separates the property from the forest and shields the house from the road.


Property Manager
Mike & Ros @ The Beeches
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Mike & Ros @ The Beeches

We both grew up in Scotland, Ros in Aberdeen while I started off in Dundee then spending my teens in the eastern Highlands. After I'd moved to Aberdeen, Mum's career took her to this more southerly area of the Highlands. While she worked here and after she retired, we visited frequently, as much to enjoy the peace and quiet as to have a family catch-up,

Mike & Ros @ The Beeches purchased this bungalow in 2013

Why Mike & Ros @ The Beeches chose Fort William & Lochaber

So, when Mum decided that she needed something smaller, we settled on holiday lets as the ideal way to keep our connection with the village and share it with other visitors who have enjoyed the area as much as us.

While we've visited many far-flung corners of the globe, there's nothing like the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands or the welcoming hospitality to be found here. Yes it rains, a lot, but the ever-changing moods of the glens and mountain-sides, not to mention good waterproofs, make it so worthwhile.

What makes this bungalow unique

For 25 years now, we've watched the birds and squirrels feed on the rowan tree by the front window, hiked up to Loch Lundie behind the house through all all kinds of weather and enjoyed a warm welcome in the village and hotel.

Hidden from the road and perched up high, the house is a tranquil oasis with views across he glen. You can spend the day sight-seeing, bagging Munro's or ambling around the glen. Whichever takes your fancy, you can look back on it as you sit in front of a roaring fire or in the group-friendly kitchen-dining room.

Amenities

Invergarry Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Underfloor heating, heated towel rail, heated mirror
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Underfloor heating, heated towel rail, heated mirror
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Built-in wardrobe, thermostatically controlled radiator
    Double Bedroom - 1 double , Built-in wardrobe, thermostatically controlled radiator
  • 3 comfortable, well-appointed bedrooms each bed fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets and hypoallergenic pillows and duvets. Ample storage is provided with a double wardrobe built into each room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Singles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

A Home From Home At The Crossroads Of The Scottish Highlands.
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews
5

Great property in the Highlands for your getaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent five nights at The Beeches in early April and couldn't be happier with the experience. My communication with Mike prior to the trip was easy and fast. I especially appreciate his suggestions and how to find the house as it is a bit hidden. We arrived around 11:00 pm but had now trouble finding it based on the pictures and description he provided. The house itself was wonderful. It was large and warm... perfect for the Scottish spring weather. We especially made use of the fireplace in the lounge. The kitchen was well-stocked with everything we needed to fix breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinners. We really appreciated the washer and dryer and made good use of them. The bedrooms were comfortable and quiet with ample blankets and linens. Both bathrooms were clean and spacious and plenty of towels and toiletries were provided. As we arrived late, we did't meet Bell until the next morning. She was very sweet and made sure we were all set up for our stay. The location in Invergarry was exactly what we needed as a base for our day trips to Skye and Inverness. We spent another day wandering and shopping Ft. Williams, just a short drive south. The remainder of the time we simply parked ourselves in the house relaxing with movies, jigsaw puzzles, and books or poking around the area. I highly recommend you consider The Beeches if you are looking for a great experience in the Highlands. It really was like staying at a friends house.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for letting us know how you got on. It's great that you had a good time here, we feel that all our guests should feel at home.
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5

I enjoyed my stay very much it was a great experience the house was lovely I couldn't be happier

  • 5 of 5

It was great worth every single penny

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ilir, Thank you taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. We want everyone to have a great time so happy guests like yourself help us keep doing the right things. Thanks again for choosing The Beeches Mike & Ros
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5

Excellent quiet property, furnished to a high standard

  • 5 of 5

The directions and access instructions were spot on and very easy to follow. The property is off the main road with plenty of parking room. The interior is furnished to a high standard and is very roomy. There are plenty of diversions (books, dvds, freeview tv) for when you are in the house. The wireless internet access is easy and worked very well (able to stream TV over it).

The property is well situated for exploring many parts of the highlands. It is centrally located with good access in all directions. The area is very quiet, with a good range of walks along the river Garry and along the local lochs (Great Glen walking and Cycling routes).

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We believe that the house should be more than just a place to sleep, so it's great to hear that you enjoyed it. We're also glad to know that the directions work - it's easy once you know, but that first visit can be tricky. Over the past 25 years we have made the most of Invergarry's unique location. You can easily access some the most spectacular and interesting aspects of the Highlands and enjoy amazing scenery along the way. Thanks again, Mike & Ros @ The Beeches
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5

Extremely cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Beeches for 4 days and it was amazing! The house is very comfortable and has everything one can need to cook, shower, sleep, explore the highlands and have an amazing time with family and friends. Bell, the friendly housekeeper, prepared the house for our arrival. The heating was on and everything was ready when we came. Mike & Ros were very responsive to all emails and requests and their explanations about the house were very clear. We all had a blast while staying in Invergarry! Definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having come so far, we're delighted that you had a great time. Thanks for looking after the place so well - haste ye back!
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5

Great stay and highly recommend, loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great place from which to explore, house was perfect for all of us

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, we really want everyone to enjoy their stay with us.
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5

Perfect house for our trip in the Highlands!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Beeches, the house was lovely, very big and well equipped for all our needs! The fireplace in the living room is the heart of the house, we loved our evenings spent by the roaring fire!

The area is lovely, although you do need a car to be able to go out and visit places!

Mike was very helpful when I called and asked questions about the area! He also recommended some restaurants, very helpful, thank you.

Bell, the lady who looks after the house, was very kind and also helped us with any questions we had! Also the biscuits were delicious, thank you Bell!

All in all, a great stay for our family!

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  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Invergarry Hotel, Invergarry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Fort Augustus
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Spean Bridge
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
A9 Inverness - Perth
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Invergarry Hotel
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Nevis Range, Fort William
Car: recommended

Invergarry is where the roads to the Western Isles, the Highlands and Lochaber's adventure centres meet. It's a quiet, friendly spot that was once the seat of the MacDonnell clan, the partially ruined Invergarry castle are an impressive sight, and the village formed part of a great estate. The nearby Glengarry Castle Hotel was once the centre of society sitting at the end of its own railway line to Fort Augustus. The Heritage Centre at the Glengarry Community Hall directly across the road from The Beeches has a wealth of information on the local history.

The village prospered as the Great Glen saw the development of the Caledonian Canal and the locks that make up the waterway are a fascinating attraction as boats of all kinds make their way up and down at Fort Augustus and Neptune's Staircase at Banavie near Fort William.

Their is a wide range of tracks and trails around the village, some that make for a pleasant amble, to others that offer a real challenge to the seasoned hill-walker. Of the 284 Munros in Scotland, more than 50 are within an hour's drive of Invergarry.

Taking in such breathtaking scenery, whether on foot or by car is great for the appetite. It is no wonder then, that the Great Glen boasts a mouth-watering array of eateries and producers of fine food. Invergarry has its two hotel restaurants, Fort Augustus has half a dozen hotels, pubs and cafes great for dining out and there are many shops with a range of fine local produce.

Only an hour's drive north-east is the city of Inverness, with its castle, ancient streets and busy shopping centres. Twenty-five miles to the south-west lies Fort William and beyond, the majesty of Glencoe. Drive west out of the village and marvel at the rugged beauty of the mountains as you pass Eilean Donan Castle on the road to Skye.

Almost any road or track will take bring you to a loch or a river, many offering the opportunity to go freshwater fishing (most hoever, do require a permit). Equally, wildlife abounds in the area, and you won't go far without coming across some of the bird-life, deer and red squirrels who live nearby.

So whether you need a base for exploring and adventure or a tranquil spot to recharge your batteries, Invergarry has just what you need.

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Rates & Availability

Invergarry Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May Holiday
May 27 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
$798
 
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$129
$852
 
 
Autumn Break
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
$755
 
 
Year End Saver
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$86
$528
 
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
$162
$916
 
 
Early Year Saver
Jan 8 2018 - Mar 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$81
$512
 
 
Easter
Mar 29 2018 - Apr 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$140
$830
 
 
Early May Break
May 3 2018 - May 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$129
Fri,Sat,Sun
$776
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$119
$679
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 20.0%

Payment of a non-refundable deposit equal to one third of the total rental rate is required to secure a Reservation.

Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay that are made within 28 days of the arrival date will forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. The entire rental fee must be paid 28 days prior to check-in otherwise the Reservation will be deemed to have been cancelled.

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