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Cascade Cabin

Heights of Achterneed, The Highlands
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Get away for it all to this charming log cabin that is perfect for a romantic retreat
  • Relax and unwind in the lovely wood-fired hot tub or cosy up in front of the wood burner at night
  • Spend time outside even in the rain as you settle into the egg chair on the porch
Property code: 93118

This woodland hideaway boasts a tucked-away location, surrounded by trees in the Heights of Achterneed. Sleeping two guests, the lodge is the perfect romantic bolthole for couples looking to escape the humdrum of everyday life in picturesque surroundings. The walking opportunities in the area are endless, from exhilarating mountain climbs to loch-side strolls. For evenings out, the bustling town of Strathpeffer is just 2 miles away. After a day of adventure, crack open the bubbly and sink into your relaxing, wood-fired hot tub.

The beautiful, wooden lodge is bright and airy, with an open-plan layout and large windows framing the rural surroundings. The property has a home-away-from-home vibe, with subtle Highland decor and plush soft furnishings. Adorning the walls, you’ll find a collection of colourful artworks depicting the local landscapes and wildlife.

A few steps lead to the veranda and into the spacious lounge/kitchen/diner. Spend time here, cooking delicious dinners for two in the sleek kitchen area, to share together at the dining table next to the cosy wood burner. After dinner, snuggle up on the sofa to watch a classic film on the Smart TV. The sofa converts to a bed, to accommodate another guest if required. When day turns to night, retire to the inviting double bedroom for a good night’s rest. A stylish shower room completes this wonderful rural retreat.

Outside, rest and recharge in the wood-fired hot tub or curl up in the hanging egg chair on the veranda with your favourite book. The outside area is enclosed, making it ideal for four-pawed visitors, and there’s also furniture for al fresco dining.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 shower room with a walk-in shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Welcome pack included
  • Travel cot and highchair provided
  • Wood burner
  • Smart TV in the lounge
  • Regret no large dogs, small dogs welcome
  • Garden with outdoor seating area
  • Private wood-fired hot tub
  • Parking on the driveway for 1 car
  • Shop, restaurants and pub 1.5 miles
  • Sleeps 2+1 (sofa bed in the lounge for additional guest) Please bring you own bedding for the sofa bed and towels for the additional guest.
  • Short Term Let Licence Number - HI-10103-F
  • EPC Rating - D
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

The Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer is 2 miles away. The town is bursting with history and culture and has fascinating local attractions such as the Strathpeffer Pump Room and the Highland Museum of Childhood – the perfect place to while away an afternoon, if the weather’s not on your side. Alternatively, head to the distillery to sample some of the delicious local whisky. The town is a great base for walkers, with a wide variety of routes within easy reach, including the climb to the Iron Age fort of Knock Farril and the picturesque stroll to Loch Kinellan. For those looking to really stretch the legs, why not take on the magnificent Munro of Ben Wyvis (20 miles)? The panoramic views from its plateau summit are unrivalled.

The beauty spot of Rogie Falls (6.5 miles) is a must for the itinerary. The series of cascading waterfalls along the Black River are a paradise for photographers, and wildlife watchers will enjoy watching the leaping salmon from the impressive suspension bridge across the water.

The property is also within easy reach of the vibrant city of Inverness, which is just 19 miles away. Immerse yourself in history at one of the city’s magnificent castles or enjoy a peaceful wander around the colourful botanic gardens. You can also take day trips from Inverness to Loch Ness.

Fiona MacDonald

This property is personally managed by Fiona.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Lauren 19th December 2023

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Lovely cabin with all you could need. Beautiful setting with local amenities close by. Sandy the owner very helpful. Highly recommend this luxury cabin for a break away.

Reviewed by Scott 27th October 2023

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Reviewed by Simon 16th October 2023

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Amazing place, peaceful, clean, well equipped and fabulous area.

Reviewed by Colin 13th October 2023

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Reviewed by Arran 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by Richard 19th September 2023

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Turns out we were the first people to stay at Cascade Cabin, and it was a real privilege. The Cabin is a 5-star wooden lodge built by its owner Sandy, and its evident he's a proper craftsman. The Cabin is beautiful and in a fabulous location. Its roomy, comfortable and luxurious and we loved it. Strathpeffer is well placed for visiting both East anRead mored West Highlands, so makes a good base when touring around, as we were. Definitely the place we'd stay at when we're in the area again. Hide

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