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Detatched Cottage in Struy

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage in Struy, Nr. Beauly, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, UK - Located Near A Quiet Country Road And 15 Minutes Away From Shops

Detached 2 bedroom cottage in scenic Glen in Scottish Highlands. Situated 20 miles from Loch Ness, 20 miles from Inverness - the capital of the Highlands, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve just up the road. Ideally situated to local golf courses including Castle Stuart just a short drive away. Fishing and canoeing all available locally. Many scenic hill walks in the environs of the modern cottage.

Brian and Les Newbury
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Brian and Les Newbury

Hi, I'm Lesley. I live next door with my husband Brian, we both work part time.

We moved to the Highlands in 2001. Never looked back and we feel very privileged to live in this beautiful glen.

Our holiday cottage is next door and has just been completed. We have beautiful views across the glen and a forest at the back. A Badger often visits us at night and eats anything our chickens and ducks leave behind.

Brian and Les Newbury purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Brian and Les Newbury chose Northern Scottish Highlands

We decided that instead of visiting the countryside we wanted to be part of it so we bought a plot of land and built our own house.

What makes this cottage unique

A few minutes walk across the Glen is the river Glass with Wild Atlantic Salmon and Brown Trout. Fishing permits are available locally. Behind us is Glen Strathfarrar. It is a lovely drive, walk or cycle ride. It is an ideal location for hill walkers with several munro's. The river Glass is ideal for canoeing. 15 minutes further up the Glen is Glen Cannich and Glen Affric (Often described as the most scenic Glen in Scotland). A 30 minute drive will take you to Inverness or Loch Ness or the Black Isle. At Rosemarchie Dolphins are often seen following boats up the Moray Firth toward Inverness. Also on the Black Isle toward Allness can be seen the local seals.

The isle of Skye, Fort William and Ullapool on the west coast are all day trips.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a lovely stay. There was everything we needed. All of us enjoyed our stay and look forward to coming back some day." - Ruchia Das & Family & Friends

"We have had a lovely few days in this comfortable and well equipped cottage. Thank you for the warm welcome. A great base for exploring the local area." - Anita & Stuart

"We stopped in after a few days hiking Glen Affric and couldn't have found a better place to recover and relax at your self made home away from home." - Frederike & Fabien
Dec 2011
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Struy Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has double bed. Bedroom 2 has twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
Notes on accommodation: Please indicate when booking if cot and high chair required. Please indicate number of pets if required. Thanks. Outside: There is a small patio to the front of the cottage and ample parking. There is a patio and grassed area in enclosed rear garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and changed weekly. Strathglass Cottage is cleaned weekly.


4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Detatched Cottage in Struy
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lovely accommodation that is very spacious and has everything you need. Location is perfect and we all had a brilliant time - including the dog! Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely clean cottage

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage set in beautiful surroundings. Idea for walking and exploring. Cottage had everything we needed and more. We had a wonderful stay and would highly recommended it.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Friendly reception, great location, clean and well equipped cottage. Loved our highland adventure!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was easy to find and provided a great base for all the attractions we wanted to visit. There was lots of info available to browse in he cottage itself too and I only wish we had more time to explore the area further. We received a friendly welcome and enjoyed the box of shortbread left out for us.

The environment was very clean, well maintained and there were lots of thoughtful touches in this self catering cottage that proved to be very useful. Amenities all as described.

Lovely views to the front and the little bird feeder in the back garden provided our 18 month old son with lots of entertainment! We found the cottage to be quite child friendly - we were provided with a high chair for him and had the offer of a cot and stair gate if needed.

During our stay we visited the following attractions all within easy driving distance - Loch Ness Experience Centre in Drumnadrochit, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Dunrobin Castle in Golspie (great gardens and falconry display), Cawdor Castle (beautiful gardens), took the City Sight Seeing Bus Tour in Inverness and finally had an outing to Landmark Adventure Park near Aviemore. We had a great time!

Would certainly recommend the cottage to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks for leaving a lovely revue.
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Lovely cottage in perfect location, hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in this cottage, perfect base for all the different places we wanted to visit. We went to Portree in skye, went to see Eileen donan castle in Dornie, went down to fortwilliam and Glencoe, down one side of Loch Ness and back the other. We also had a few days nearer and was stunned with the scenery truly breathtaking, lots of lovely walks for the dog. Cottage had everything we needed and more. We were sad to leave but we can always and most definitely come back.

Louise, Jamie & Diesel

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
200 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
The Struy Inn Restaurant
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Car: recommended


Inverness airport 30 miles. Train and bus terminals in Inverness 22 miles.


Beauly 10 miles. Loch Ness 20 miles. Inverness 20 miles.

Further Details:

The Struy Inn is a 5 minute walk and the Cnoc Hotel and Restaurant is a 15 minute walk. Beauly has a Post Office, chemist, bank, chip shop, Co-Op, Indian & Chinese Restaurants and gift shops/cafes and is a 15 minute drive.

Larger supermarkets are located in Dingwall (20 miles) or in Inverness (20 miles). Aviemore and the Cairngorms are approximately an hours drive with the scenic National Park and wonderful skiing opportunities.


Rates & Availability

Struy Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 26 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Dec 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £50 to be paid at time of booking with balance due 8 weeks prior to your arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday but is flexible. Arrival after 3pm and departure at 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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