The Byre

Six miles from historic Glencoe and sitting above Loch Leven with views onto the Mamore mountains, is a traditional highland dwelling built in the mid 19th century.

It used to be the stable for the pony 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.

The space
From the bedroom, you can look out over the mountains on two sides and enjoy the wonderful panoramic views for miles around.

At dawn and dusk, wild deer can sometimes be seen grazing on the grassy hillside in front of the cottage.

The stable door leading into the Byre opens onto a living room and dining area with exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling.

The room is equipped with a TV and DVD player, a selection of DVDs and a music player which connects to other devices so you can play your own music.

There is also a fast internet connection.

Off the living room there is a compact, but well-equipped kitchen with an oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave and a good selection of pots, dishes, plates, glasses, cutlery and other utensils.

On your arrival, you will find complimentary organic ground coffee, tea, milk and Scottish shortbread.

We also provide oil, salt, pepper and sugar.

The tiled bathroom finishes off the lovely space with a luxurious double shower, a full rainfall showerhead and a skylight Velux window that floods the room with light.

There is gas central heating throughout the cottage and a combination boiler which provides instant hot water.

One dog is welcome by prior arrangement - please get in touch before booking.

Interaction with guests
There is a key box entry system for the Byre, so you can let yourselves in on arrival.

Chris and Sarah live nearby in the village of Onich, about 8 miles from the cottage, so if you have any problems, we are on hand to help out.

Other things to note
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.

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