It used to be the house of the deer stalker on the Mamore estate, which hosted many famous guests including King Edward VII.
The cottage is perfect as a romantic hideaway, retreat space or base for outdoor sports and sight seeing, offering flexible accommodation to suit solo travellers, couples, families and friends.
Garbhein Cottage combines traditional charm with modern luxury. The house has recently been renovated and has a high level of insulation to provide warmth and comfort.
The decor is light and bright and the views surrounding the cottage are beautiful.
Wild deer can sometimes be seen grazing on the hillside and in the pasture at the front, especially during winter when they come down the mountain to sleep.
The cottage contains two bedrooms, each with a king size bed, and two bathrooms, one on each floor. The cottage comfortably accommodates 4 people. By prior arrangement a single bed can be brought in to the downstairs bedroom to add flexibility to the sleeping arrangements, though the number of guests cannot exceed 4.
There is a log burning stove, gas central heating and a combination boiler that provides instant hot water.
The well-equipped kitchen includes an oven, microwave, fridge, separate freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.
The internet connection is excellent and there is a TV, DVD player and Bluetooth music system, which you can connect to other devices to play your own music. We also provide a selection of DVDs and CDs for your use.
We love this cottage and hope that you will enjoy staying here.
This is a place to come if you are looking for a peaceful holiday in a snug retreat amid the spectacular beauty of the Highlands.
Interaction with guests
We live nearby in the village of Onich and are on hand if you have any problems or questions. We will try to come and say hello during your visit and make sure that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay.
Other things to note
For larger groups of family and friends, please do consider renting both Garbhein Cottage and the cottage next door, The Byre, by which you can accommodate up to 6 people.
If you are coming with a baby or toddler, we will be very happy to provide you with a travel cot and high chair at no extra charge.
Guests are welcome to bring one dog, by prior arrangement - please get in touch before booking.
Garbhein Cottage is available to book for a minimum stay of 5 nights, but a shorter stay may be possible if 5 consecutive nights are unavailable. contact us to enquire.
The water supply is mountain-fed from nearby streams and filtered and purified with a high tech UV system. The water is of course safe to drink and regularly inspected by Highland Council to ensure that it meets government safety standards.