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Coille Diobhain

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Recently extended (2013) - new living room
Excellent
53 reviews
Recently extended (2013) - new living room
Cottage with recent extension
Living room (new L-shaped sofa now installed)
Wood-burning stove and entertainment system
Dining Room with old Rayburn, leading to living room
Downstairs Double Bedroom
Kitchen
Panoramic kitchen window
View from the Kitchen
Upstairs Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom Upstairs
Upstairs - cosy and comfortable
At the entrance to the property. Cottage and historic woodland
Summer evening panorama
Summer view, with some of the neighbours
Approach to the cottage, April
View SW from the property towards the Grey Corries
On the doorstep - Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain
Wild Local Scenery - The Grey Corries
Wild Winter Wilderness with property location indicated
Midwinter Moonlight (from the kitchen)
Glen Roy - river and ice age 'parallel roads'
Spectacular glacial features in upper Glen Roy
Beautiful River Roy
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Overview
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Interaction with guests
The owners (who do not reside near the property) remain fully contactable during your stay in the event of any problems or information / advice needed. Our housekeeper who lives nearby, is also generally available if any particular housekeeping issues should arise.
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Excellent - based on 53 reviews
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lorcullen
Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

What a fantastic time we had in this lovely well equipped house. The views from the sun room were so beautiful, overlooking the mountains. Can thoroughly recommend.

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Management response:

Dear Lorraine, Thank you for your lovely review, and for choosing to stay at Coille Diobhain. Best wishes, Ruari

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Rachel N
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Spent a week in this stunning house for Easter. Upon arrival we were greeted with a basket of goodies including tea, coffee, milk & an Easter Egg! It's a lovely big house in a stunning setting. There is every home comfort you could wish for, apart from one, there's no pizza cutter. That is literally the only fault we could...

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Management response:

Dear Rachel, Thanks for the review, and for choosing to stay at Coille Diobhain. We are always seeking to improve the cottage facilities, so thank you for the suggestion about the pizza cutter. We have just had further ground works done, with steps to a patio at the rear of the cottage. Best wishes, Ruari

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Lynne C
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

There are no shortage of beautiful places to stay in the area but I think we made the right decision choosing this one. I travelled with my young family and extended family. There was plenty of room for all of us to be together or do our own thing. The large enclosed garden was great for the kids to explore...

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Management response:

Dear Lynne, Thank you for your review, and for staying at Coille Diobhain. I will investigate the lack of mobile phone and broadband reception, as in the past the wifi broadband was acceptable for web browsing and basic streaming. The vodafone network has historically also been available at the cottage, with basic 3G signal, so I will look into this...

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Floors carpeted throughout (except for bathrooms, kitchen, living room). Oak wood flooring in the living room. Wood-burning stove in the living room. Heating also available from newly installed latest generation storage heaters, and numerous electric heaters. High chair and travel cots for infants.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Stag / hen parties not accepted.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
£155
£190
£755
29 Aug 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
Mid
3 nights
£160
£195
£780
1 Nov 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
Low
3 nights
£130
£160
£650
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Reduced prices for smaller group size 1-3 - please enquire
Minimum stay at all times - three nights, except Jul-Aug when it is normally one week
Short stays will generally need to begin or end on a Sat/Sun, due to housekeeper availability
On weekends covering major public holidays, the price for Sunday night is at the weekend rate
During the Jul-Aug high season, the change-over day is a generally a weekend day. Other days sometimes available
Refundable £150 damages deposit required with final balance payment, to be refunded within 14 days of end of stay
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is within Glen Roy, a National Nature Reserve, and famous for its ice age geology. It also sits on the site of the 1688 Battle of Mulroy, the last inter-clan battle fought in Scotland. The rail link to Glasgow heads into the wilderness after it leaves Roy Bridge, providing wonderful hiking opportunities from remote stations such as Carrour.

Local excursions might include a drive SW to picturesque Oban, or W by road or rail (‘Harry Potter’ steam train) to the coastal port of Mallaig and beautiful sands of Morar. NE up the Great Glen leads to mysterious Loch Ness and stunning Glen Affric; heading E along the A86 quickly leads to Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve, Laggan Wolftrax (biking/ponies) and on to Cairngorms NP.
Getting around
Car: By Roy Bridge, 14mi/22km NE of Fort William. From Glasgow take either - 1. Scenic A82 (120mi/190km/2h40m) via Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, or 2. A9/A86 (145mi/230km/3h) via Stirling, Perth, Pitlochry. From Edinburgh take the A9/A86 as above (135mi/215km/2h50). From Inverness take the A82 down Loch Ness-side (60mi/95km/1h20)

Bus: Services to Fort William/Spean Bridge on Citylink's Glasgow–F.W.–Skye service, and also on the Inverness route. Local bus 41 serves Glen Nevis-F.W.-Nevis Range and Roy Bridge

Rail: Roy Bridge 6 x per wk by the sleeper from London (9h30), and daily by First ScotRail on the Glasgow Queen St–Fort William service (3h25)

Air: Three principal airports - Glasgow (180km),Edinburgh (210km),Inverness (110km)
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 110.0 km
Railway: Roy Bridge: 4.0 km
Ferry: Mallaig: 85.0 km
Car: By Roy Bridge, 14mi/22km NE of Fort William. From Glasgow take either - 1. Scenic A82 (120mi/190km/2h40m) via Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, or 2. A9/A86 (145mi/230km/3h) via Stirling, Perth, Pitlochry. From Edinburgh take the A9/A86 as above (135mi/215km/2h50). From Inverness take the A82 down Loch Ness-side (60mi/95km/1h20)

Bus: Services to Fort William/Spean Bridge on Citylink's Glasgow–F.W.–Skye service, and also on the Inverness route. Local bus 41 serves Glen Nevis-F.W.-Nevis Range and Roy Bridge

Rail: Roy Bridge 6 x per wk by the sleeper from London (9h30), and daily by First ScotRail on the Glasgow Queen St–Fort William service (3h25)

Air: Three principal airports - Glasgow (180km),Edinburgh (210km),Inverness (110km)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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