View towards the property
Lounge with fire
Lounge area
Open-plan area
Relax and enjoy the view
Double bedroom
View of the property
Views from the property
Urquhart castle nearby
Pond and grounds on the estate
View to property from the grounds
View of the grounds
Enjoy a walk along the shoreline
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Farmburn Bothy

Loch Ness, The Highlands
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
3 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A perfect tranquil retreat on the banks of Loch Ness
  • An idyllic base for exploring the spectacular Scottish Highlands
  • Ideal for climbing, hill-walking, sailing, water-sports, golf and cycling
  • Close to the charming towns of Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus
  • Enjoy superb views and wonderful wildlife or fishing from a boat on the pond
  • Explore this beautiful and historic area, including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness
Property code: I662C

Nestling in a stunning location on the banks of Loch Ness, this picturesque property is an idyllic retreat, perfect for exploring the Scottish Highlands

This stunning stone bothy could be your romantic, historic home for two, right on the banks of Loch Ness. Situated in 50 acres of beautifully maintained grounds, it can be your base for exploring the incredible wilderness of the Highlands.

The property itself is a traditional stone structure secluded on a wooded estate. It is a quaint and charming building, with exposed stone and beams throughout, and retaining hearty traditional features mixed with comfortable, contemporary furnishings. The layout too, is unique, with a welcoming living space and a ladder up to your bedroom, making the place feel intimate and dreamy.

Entering the bothy, you’ll come upon the main, open-plan living space. First, a sweet kitchen snugly and smartly built into the stone wall, kitted out with everything you need to self-cater while you’re here. Take your meal through to a delightful little eating area beside the window, or simply relax in the lounge area, a super comfortable space looking out to the loch, complete with a wood burner for cosying up on cooler evenings.

Up the ladder on a gallery level sits your bedroom area, a romantic hideaway with a sloping roof, comfy super-king bed and homely touches. Wake up to light streaming in from the grounds of this lochside estate.

Outside the property, the rolling grass and gardens, quaint stone walls, trees and native planting, all slope down to the bank of the gorgeous Loch Ness. There are very few opportunities to actually walk along the shores of Loch Ness, but this cottage has about a mile of shoreline to explore. You may even spot the infamous monster that’s said to lurk in these mysterious waters.

  • Part of a complex of 2 properties
  • Lounge/kitchen with wood burner, fridge, microwave and hi-fi
  • 1 bedroom with ladder up to gallery sleeping area with super-king-size bed
  • Shower room
  • Lawn area within a well-maintained 50 acre estate on the banks of Loch Ness
  • Electric and heating included
  • Towels included
  • Invermoriston village shop and pub (opening hours may vary) 0.5 miles
  • Laundry facilities available by arrangement
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no TV or TV licence
  • Fishing in both the pond and Loch Ness can also be arranged; regret no fishing on a Sunday

The property is uniquely located on the banks of Loch Ness in an idyllic rural setting, but the village amenities of Invermoriston are just half a mile's walk away including the village shop and your local pub. From here, take to the trails and footpaths around Loch Ness to explore this incredible landscape in your own way. Cycling, climbing, horse riding, boating - it's all here. You can even fish on the loch and nearby rivers by arrangement and on the pond of the estate - there's a rowing boat and life jackets that you can borrow for an extra adventure.

When you fancy exploring the wider area, the property makes a great base for venturing out into the Highlands. Spot majestic wildlife in unspoilt natural habitats. Bag a Munro. You could try mountain biking, or you could even test your nerve by trying out a winter sport, like snowboarding or skiing on the Nevis Range, 44 miles away near Fort William.

A picturesque 27-mile drive will bring you to the vibrant city of Inverness on the shores of the Beauly Firth, where you can discover art, culture, and history that will give you endless stories to take home.

This property is personally managed by Fiona.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Milca 2nd November 2019

The cottage is really cute. Small but convenient (many things available like books, games, spices, wood for the fire, toiletries, etc.). View on the Loch Ness is amazing. Really nice people next door helping with everything needed. Many things to do and see within max an hour drive. Absolutely fantastic holiday!

Reviewed by Charlotte 3rd November 2018

Fantastic location with access to a summer house right next to the Lock . Enjoyed having no phone signal but did cheat and brought a TV ! The stone Bothy gets very warm once the fire is lit . Will defiantly come again

Reviewed by Amelia 1st September 2018

A wonderfull little cottage - compact, but well-equipped, comfortable, and in a fantastic, peaceful location, over-looking Loch Ness.

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Lounge with fire
Lounge area
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Relax and enjoy the view
Double bedroom
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Urquhart castle nearby
Pond and grounds on the estate
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