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“Great House in an Exceptional Location”
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Ben View, nestled between the beautiful Torridon mountains and stunning Loch Torridon
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46 reviews
Ben View, nestled between the beautiful Torridon mountains and stunning Loch Torridon
A spacious home surrounded by beautiful countryside
Ben View and the Alligin river
Ben View from the south east corner of the garden
View from the garden, looking across Upper Loch Torridon
Outside dining against a stunning mountain backdrop
The exit from the sun room into the garden
Large grassed garden with croquet pitch
Looking West down the Loch
Kayaking on the Loch. Launched from the other side of the garden wall!!
Croquet anyone?
Sit back and absorb the incredible scenery of the local landscape from the sun room
Relax and enjoy a glass of wine in the Sun Room enjoying panoramic views of the loch
Spacious kitchen for casual dining
Large Rangemaster cooker
Double bedroom with newly refurbished ensuite bathroom.
Double bedroom with dual aspect windows offering stunning views of the Loch and Alligin
Light and airy twin room (2x3 ft beds) with Velux window.
Every window has a view, this is from the upstairs landing
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Torridon, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Inspire18...
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great House in an Exceptional Location”
Reviewed 9 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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The location of the house is truly unbelievable. Loch Torridon is one of the most beautiful areas in Wester Ross. Inveralligin is probably less known than Shieldaig as most people don't take that turn at Torridon village, but it's definitely worth driving on that side of the Loch all the way to Diabaig.
The house is super spacious and well equipped, there's plenty of room for a large family. We enjoyed sitting in the sunroom very much, the views are stunning in all directions. We hope to be back some day!

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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Grant_SY
Charvil, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great holiday home”
Reviewed 12 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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person found this review helpful

Ben View is set in a fantastic location amidst some of the best hill walking and rock-climbing territory in the UK.
The loch-side views are stunning.
What impressed me about the house itself is it had all we needed for our stay, and as a large group were very comfortable there.
The house had a comprehensive information/instructions folder. Everything was easy to use, and unlike other holiday rentals elsewhere I have taken before, there was no need to contact the owner/housekeeper during our stay when we couldn't figure something out or rectify some issue.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

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Louise S
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great cottage with beautiful views”
Reviewed 19 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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person found this review helpful

We stayed here for 1 week at beginning of April. The cottage is well equipped and beds very comfortable. The views from the sun room are amazing - even when the weather is not so great.
The cottage is in a small community of houses around 5 miles along a very twisty single track road from Torridon. It is a beautiful location but because it is so far away (and the shop in Torridon is very poorly stocked) you need to take all food with you. We had arranged for click & collect at Tesco in Inverness before arrival - but I had not accounted for there being no food supplies at all in the house - ie no salt / pepper / cooking oil etc. First cottage I have ever stayed in where there is nothing! So please be aware. The cottage does have limited supplies of hand soap / toilet roll / dishwasher detergent etc and this is clearly explained in the information given on booking so we were prepared.
There are walks directly from the cottage which is great - we walked part of the way to Daibaig one day which was beautiful - and another day we walked back from Torridon to the house. Again a beautiful walk. The guys had their mountain bikes so made the most of the tracks around Torridon to get some good downhill runs in.
We ate at the Gille Brighde twice (very nice but limited menu). Torridon Inn once (food good but service dreadful) as well as the Applecross Inn and the Coastal Kitchen at Shieldaig. Seafood was fantastic!
All in all we had a very enjoyable week at Ben View.

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HeatherR5...
Evanton
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12 reviews
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“Fantastic house & location”
Reviewed 20 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

This was our second time to Ben View with friends to celebrate a 60th Birthday and it didn't disappoint, every bit as fabulous as our first adventure there.
Ben View is a spacious, very well appointed property with 360 degree views of the beautiful Highland west coast.
Very comfortable beds with fresh linen, spacious bedrooms and great sized bathrooms. The kitchen has everything you would need to cook, even bake !!
Super dining room seating 10 in comfort .
There are games, books and toys for kiddies.
The garden is wonderful, big and grassy with outdoor seating for summer days. Plenty room to play ball, sunbathe or just lol about in a deckchairs admiring the views to the sound of the lapping waves.
Already were thinking when to book our next trip here !!
It really is that good...honestly, you will not be disappointed if you book Ben View. I can safely say that you'll want to return !
I'll mention also the Claire the owner is a delight to correspond with, and very helpful.
Thank you Claire from all of us, we love Ben View

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

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