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Vatersay Cottage

Across the canal. Boat not included!
22 reviews
Across the canal. Boat not included!
Dining room
Double room
Single Room
Single Room
Across the canal
Twin room...... In reverse
This boat is included.
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Vatersay is one of three former canal worker cottages making up a pretty hamlet of holiday homes at Kytra Lock, a tranquil and secluded waterside spot just outside Fort Augustus on the Caledonian Canal. The cottages boast polished wood floors downstairs and period fireplaces. The use of traditional fabrics also adds to the delightful ambience of these lock keepers' cottages, which have been recently restored by Scottish Canals. Vatersay Cottage is positioned on the west side of the canal and provides accommodation for five. Upstairs there is a single bedroom plus a spacious twin bedroom with a delightful window seat overlooking the canal, so you can watch the world sail by. There is a further double bedroom on the ground floor, a bathroom and a compact, yet well-equipped kitchen. Also downstairs, there is a sitting/dining room with a... Read more
About the Manager, Esther McManus (Property Manager Scottish Canals)
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 142 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2012
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 175 reviews and 10 properties
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Listing #HL530096
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Laura M
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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Our stay at vatersay cottage was brilliant, the cottage was well equipped, plenty of room for all 4 of us. Lovely clean beds. The views were stunning and the location was great with us getting to know the neighbours and lock keepers. You didn't need to go anyway as it was entertIning socialising with the people on the boats coming...

Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
person found this review helpful

We are a family of 5 that spent a week at Vatersay Cottage with our 3 teenage daughters. Plenty of room for all of us, everything that we could possible need was available in the well stocked kitchen. Enjoyed watching all of the walkers pass by and seeing the parade of boats traveling through the loch right outside the front...

Belem, PA
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

This quaint cottage overlooks the Kytra lock and is in the most charrming and beautiful spot of Fort Augustus, 2 miles away from the town and far enough from the noisy and busy touristic Loch Ness route, but close enough to venture out there when we wanted to eat, drink, shop and visit the Loch. The situation of the property...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet and seclusion are guaranteed at this location.

One of three lockkeepers cottage, Vatersay is the largest, sleeping 5.

Nearby Fort Augustus and Loch Ness offer everything a tourist could want and more.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 70.0 km
Sat-Nav friendly postcode PH32 4BY
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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