Holiday Cottages are an increasingly popular way to enjoy a holiday in Scotland. They can offer complete independence to come and go as you please and some of them are based in idyllic rural locations that offer the perfect place to unwind.
The cottages are organised by county so click on the links below.
Sleeps 2 No Pets
Price from £556.00-£2241 Ref syk1304
The property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in the Badenoch & Strathspey village of Newtonmore. To make the most of the panoramic views towards the River Spey and Cairngorm Mountains, the accommodation is upside down, with a spacious, open plan living area on the first floor, while on the ground floor is a double bedroom and bathroom with sauna. Decorated to a high standard, this charming property is in an ideal location to explore the village and take advantage of the walking in the area. The cottage is 150 metres from a link into the Wildcat Trail - a 7km orbital walk and path network. The other attractions of the Cairngorms National Park are also within easy reach - an excellent base at any time of year!
Facilities1 Bedrooms Electric night storage heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher,Smart TV, radio, CD, WiFi. Sauna, electricity and fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for two cars. EV charger 20 meters from property. Balcony off first floor living area and gravelled area with picnic table. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops & pubs 10 mins walk.
Fort William, Highland
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £269.00-£1464 Ref syk1301
This property is a chalet style building that's warm, welcoming and cosy. It's situated near Corpach in well-kept grounds and is in a prime position for looking out over the green landscape. The whole property is light, spacious and relaxing – a great spot to just kick back and let the world go by. The kitchen, which is fully equipped, is in an open plan style leading straight into the living and dining areas. There are 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, and 1 bathroom.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric panel heaters in bedrooms with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, radio. Laundry facilities on site (�1 coin meter). First �7 of electricity inc. in rent, remainder by �1 coin meter. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Off road parking in car park 50 yards from property. Shared lawned garden area. Sorry, no pets. Shops, pub and Post Office 10 minutes' walk.
Sleeps 6 Pets Allowed
Price from £356.00-£2000 Ref syk1543
This property has been recently renovated and now has all mod cons. It's a detached stone croft building located in Portessie itself and has glorious views of the rugged landscapes from most of the windows of the house. The property is all on the ground floor and has 3 double bedrooms, 2 of which have en suite bathrooms with showers. There's another bathroom with a bath, a large open plan living/dining/sitting area and a country style kitchen with wooden units and all the appliances necessary to cook up some tasty meals preferably using some of the incredible local produce that this region is famous for. Note: This property does not accept worker bookings.
Facilities3 Bedrooms Central heating with gas fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x LCD TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD player, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned garden with patio area and garden furniture. One well-behaved pet by arrangement. Sorry, no smoking. Nearest supermarket, shops and pubs are >1mile away in Buckie. Bijou licensed restaurant on Portessie seafront 5 mins drive. Note: Although accommodation is all ground floor, this property is not suitable for wheelchair access. Note: The garden is not enclosed. Note: This property does not accept worker bookings.
Near Bank Cottage
St Abbs, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4 Pets Allowed
Price from £367.00-£1734 Ref syk801
Near Bank Cottage is a stone built, end terrace cottage, which was originally built for lighthouse keepers, is situated in the village of St Abbs on the Scottish borders. This cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one twin bedroom, as well as a family shower room. The cottage also has a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and an open fire. To the outside of this cottage there is off road parking for two cars and a garden with furniture. Near Bank Cottage is close to many places of interest and is perfect for a family holiday.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric night storage heaters with open fire in sitting room and wall-mounted fan heaters in shower room and kitchen. Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Recently extended rear garden with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog under strict control welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Please note the property only accepts dogs
Sleeps 8 No Pets
Price from £514.00-£3256 Ref syk1826
The building was originally constructed in the late eighteenth century on the outskirts of the Hirsel Estate. The renovation and remodelling of the property seamlessly combines the comfort of modern living with unusual period features such as a library. With parking for up to four cars and capable of sleeping a total of eight people �?? with one king-size double room, one first floor twin, one second floor twin and one third floor double �?? this great property would make an excellent holiday home for a single large family, a group of friends, or two smaller families. For 19/2/22, please enquire re shorter break prices if less than 7 nights
Facilities4 Bedrooms New gas central heating with Hive control, New gas oven/grill & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD player, PlayStation 2, CD/cassette/radio, Broadband Wifi, large selection of books/DVDs. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Large, enclosed rear courtyard with open arch. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops & pubs 2 mins walk. For week of 19/2/22, please enquire re shorter break prices if less than 7 nights
Sleeps 6 Pets Allowed
Price from £390.00-£2306 Ref syk1904
This lovely cottage is one of two 17th Century stone-built cottages in the scattered hamlet of East Murthill. There is also a large garden with incredible views and a patio area from which to enjoy them. For the long summer evenings the barbecue offers a great excuse to eat in, although the town of Kirriemuir (just seven miles away) is full of local amenities such as restaurants, pubs and cafes
Note: One well-behaved dog welcome.
Facilities3 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, video, DVD, CD/cassette/radio, library of books, games, videos and DVDs. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned garden with patio, furniture & BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 7 miles, pub 1.5 miles.
Sleeps 6 Pets Allowed
Price from £457.00-£3174 Ref syk1905
Set in the scattered hamlet of East Murthill and just seven miles from Kirriemuir, this cottage is one of two 17th Century stone-built properties. This cottage has been renovated to a high quality and is located close to the South Esk River providing great views making this a wonderfully luxurious holiday base. The property is well-situated for skiing at Glenshee, touring Edinburgh or playing golf at St. Andrews. With so much to see in the local area, it will be a tough choice whether to stay in and pamper yourself or go out sightseeing. Note: One well-behaved dog welcome.
Facilities3 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, video, DVD, CD/cassette/radio, library of books, games, videos and DVDs. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned garden with patio, furniture & BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 7 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: Entrance ramp available.
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £315.00-£2406 Ref syk1701
This is an appealing property situated in the grounds of the owner's sheep and cattle farm. The name means ‘hill of peace' and the house certainly lives up to its name. The house is warm and welcoming and has a well equipped kitchen, a light and airy sitting room with an open fire. The dining room has patio doors that lead to a decked area, perfect for taking in the views. There are two luxurious bedrooms and a bathroom and conservatory completes the accommodation. Outside is a lawned garden with a decked area and garden furniture. This property offers a relaxing haven and a superb base to take advantage of all that this stunning region has to offer.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, Broadband WiFi, video, stereo/CD player/radio, payphone, small selection of books/games. Fuel, power and fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair, stairgate and baby bath available on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Electric car charger. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with decked area and garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 8 miles, pub 4 miles. There is a book "A Highland holiday" a vacation in verse. written by J. B Dundee, which was written for this property.
Coldingham, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £380.00-£1850 Ref syk1855
Situated in the grounds of the seventeenth century Press Castle Estate, Meadow lodge is one of four timber dwellings, three miles west of the village of Coldingham. With two ground floor double bedrooms sleeping up to four people, and a lovely sitting room with a dining area and cathedral style roof, this cottage can be enjoyed throughout the year. Whether you plan on enjoying a cool drink on the veranda in the height of summer, or a lovely hot chocolate, curled up by the wood burning stove in winter, this quaint little lodge is ideal for families and friends alike. Note: Unless arranged otherwise with the owner in advance, this property only accepts children of 8 years and over from September to June inclusive, due to the woodburning stove.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric convection heaters throughout. Wood burning stove. Electric fan assisted oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/small freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer & dishwasher. 42ﾔ HD wall mounted TV with Freeview and DVD Player, Radio/CD player, a selection of books, games both indoor and outdoor. Hair Dryer etc. Electricity and complimentary fuel pack for wood burner inclusive in rent. Bed linen inc in rent. Outdoor table, chairs and benches for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors, wildlife and views. Off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets or Smoking. Village Shops, Post Office, Restaurants and Pubs 3 miles. Town ﾖ Berwick upon Tweed 12 miles. Sleeps 4. Please Note: towels are not provided. Please Note: This property does not accept Stag/Hen/ Party type bookings.
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £390.00-£1586 Ref syk1557
This is a traditional stone-built terraced house and is situated in Kingussie. It has been decorated and equipped to a very high standard and provides comfortable and welcoming accommodation. The kitchen is well-equipped and has a cosy dining area, making this a really relaxing space after a busy day exploring this stunning area. There are two bedrooms providing comfortable accommodation for up to four people and a spacious bathroom. The town is only a few minutes walk and provides a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. The region is a paradise for outdoor pursuits with golf, fishing, walking, cycling and bird watching to name but a few. This property offers a super base in which to explore this fascinating and diverse area.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV (Inc Netflix), WiFi, selection of books and games. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 300 yards. Please note: The back garden is very steep and is not considered suitable for sitting or playing in.