The Firs - Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness

Code: BE12HI

Holiday property description

The Firs is a beautifully designed three-bedroom cottage, sleeping six people very comfortably. Set in landscaped grounds, there is a patio area (patio furniture provided) to the side and the spacious public rooms enjoy views of the imposing Suidhe Ghuirmain peaks and the verdant glen below near Loch Ness in superb comfort and luxury. This truly provides the best of accommodation and is an excellent base for touring the Scottish Highlands with Inverness; the Capital of the Highlands, close by one as is the unforgettable Loch Ness.

The house is superbly located for touring the Scottish Highlands with Loch Ness within a 15 minute drive, you will have driven along the Loch banks on the way to Drumnadroicht, and Glen Affric, a National Trust for Scotland property, even closer to hand so the superb Scottish countryside and wildlife really is on you doorstep. Fort Augustus and Fort William both lie a short way to the south as is the Nevis Range ski resort which is worth a visit even in summer to ride the cable car to the summit restaurant; for the hardy you can of course bike it! This house provides outstanding comfort and will provide long lasting holiday memories of a wonderful area.  


Security Deposit £150

Short breaks welcome throughout the year

Accommodation for 6 on one floor:  Sitting Room; Dining Room; Kitchen; Laundry Room; Four Poster Double bedroom with ensuite (walk-in) shower room; 2 Twin bedrooms; Family Bathroom with walk-in Shower.

Services: Central heating & Electricity are included * Egyptian cotton Bed Linen & soft white fluffy Towels are provided * Washing Machine & Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge & Freezer * Microwave * Mobile reception * Colour TV with DVD Player * CD Player * Cot & Highchair are available * WiFi *  Parking * Unfenced garden with Patio and furniture *   

Extras:  £20 per dog per week    

Also available at Bearnoch Country Centre:  

Brocks Cottage BE13HI sleeps 4

Red Deer Cottage BE14HI sleeps 4  

Silver Birch Cottage BE15HI sleeps 2  




How to find us

The Firs
Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness
IV63 6TN

The Firs - Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness

Code: BE12HI

Please note that the above map is used to indicate the general location of the holiday property. As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

External Features

Sea View

Water view

Walk to Pub

Walk to Shops

Mountain View

Beach walk




Bicycle Storage



Garden Furniture

Garden Enclosed



Wheelchair Access

Internal Features

Open fire


High Chair


CD Player

DVD Player

Colour TV






Wash Machine

Bed Linen Cost Incl

Heating Cost Incl

Tumble Dryer

Sky TV



Sofa Beds 0

Single Beds 4

Double Beds 1

Showers 2

Bathrooms 2



The Firs Reviews

2 star review

Location was good and the size of the property was good....ideal for a family holiday but the 'Cottage' was very tired. Needs some TLC. On arrival was generally tidy but cleaning could have been more rigorous as we found lots of long black hairs around the property in particular the bathrooms. The cottage lacked some essentials such as wine glasses, one of the rings on the hob didn't work, there was a panel missing from the built in oven and no sweeping brush or mop to clean the floors. All of the blinds need to be renewed as the cords had all snapped and the curtains do not cover the whole window when drawn. The 'jaccuzi' bath didn't work which was very disappointing. The outside furniture was very poor and not really usable (to the point we could not sit outside and enjoy the great views), the grass needed to be cut and the parking area needed some serious weeding. All these things could be expected at the end of a busy holiday season but this was basically the beginning of the summer season so you expect everything to be in good condition and fully working.
The 'landlord' never bothered us and was helpful on our arrival,
Overall this was a disappointing venue and most certainly not value for money. (£700+). I'm not sure whether Discover Scotland do visits to the venues advertised on their sites but if not maybe they should. Quality is key people who holiday in the UK and repeat business a major factor in success. As this was our honeymoon (which Discover Scotland knew) we tried not to let these things spoil a special time for us and whilst we loved the area and the people we will not be returning to The Firs and will think twice about choosing a property advertised on Discover Scotland. June 2017
Thanks for taking time to provide us with your feedback. I am sorry it has taken so long to get back to you as we have been taking the items raised to the owner. Feedback does help to make sure that minor items, such as problems with cleaning, toasters or cookers can be attended to a soon as possible for the benefit of all guests, where possible these should be raised during your stay so that you do not need to suffer yourself.  The items you have noted have been raised with the owner and will be taken into account at our next property inspection later in the year.  We are sorry to see that you don't think that you will use Discover Scotland in future as we did provide you with a discount at the time that you placed your booking, to help you on your way in your new life together, hopefully you may reconsider as we would be delighted to help you with your future holiday plans.
9 months ago
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