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The Old Byre

Fort William - Highland

The Old Byre

Fort William - Highland

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"Highlands stone cottage with exposed beams, luxurious amenities and a beautiful location just outside Fort William"

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1


  • The Old Byre is a rare high-end cottage in the heart of the highlands.
  • Pretty interior with rural charm and plenty of comfort.
  • Go back to nature without feeling isolated, in a Wi-Fi enabled cottage a short drive from one of the more established towns in the Highlands.
  • Enjoy a number of outdoors activities in the surrounding glen.
  • All fuel and costs are included in the booking for greater transparency.

  You should know...

  • No smoking, no pets, and no children.
  • Minimum booking of three nights.
  • Access to the property is directly from the car park in front so very close to the front door.

The Details...

On a small knoll with breathtaking views of the world famous Scottish Highlands sits The Old Byre, a gorgeous stone converted croft byre located just minutes from the town of Fort William. Long celebrated for their dramatic, plunging scenery, rising wooded hills and silvery lochs, the Highlands of Scotland are the dream getaway for couples in search of outdoors adventure in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Britain.

Enter the Old Byre into an open plan kitchen/dining room with its well appointed kitchen and stunning exposed overhead beams, finished in local cedar panelling. Curl up in front of the open fire with a book or glass of wine, or take a long post-hike soak in the roll top bathtub in the en-suite bathroom.

With gorgeous timber finishes and an abundance of soft furnishings, every aesthetic and all the practical details has been thought of in this lovingly renovated stone house. Although it is set in the wild, untamed beauty of Northern Scotland, you won’t have to compromise on luxury at The Old Byre, which comes equipped with all of the amenities you need to relax after a long day’s walking. The washer-dryer will ensure that you’re ready to go in the morning, while a dishwasher and high-end modern fitted kitchen mean that you can spend less time on chores, and more time relaxing and enjoying your time away. Luxury bedlinen, fluffy white towels, and cosy dressing gowns come as standard in this snug getaway in the hills. Underfloor heating guarantees decadence in this remarkably authentic former byre.

The interior aesthetic is alpine, with a hygge feel from the hardwood floors, cosy rugs, and local craftsmanship. A stone built structure from over a hundred years ago has been restored with an emphasis on warm, soft woods, and gentle lines which recall the undulating valleys of this pastoral landscape.

The Old Byre sits on a single-track road from Fort William to Blarmachfoldach. The amenities and services of Fort William town centre can be reached in ten minutes by car. With superb vistas all year round, you’re right by Ben Nevis, Britain’s tallest mountain. Visitors flock to these parts from all over the world, keen to walk, fish, birdwatch, and sail in the clean air and water of this area of natural beauty which so many filmmakers and directors have attempted to capture. While The Old Byre is a dreamy retreat for couples and individuals looking to get away from it all, there’s no need to be a hermit, with great restaurants like The Smiddy, Seafood Café, and The Crannog a short distance away.


Essential Features
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
  • Rural Location
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Resort
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife

The Old Byre

  Nearest Airport

Inverness Airport 2 hours, Glasgow Airport 2.5 hours. Fort William Railway Station 15 minutes.

Detailed Pricing Information...

We offer short breaks from November to March.
Please contact us to enquire or book short breaks.

Friday arrival and departure during the summer months.

We are sometimes able to offer flexible arrival dates please contact us to enquire.

Weekly prices from: £660
Short breaks from: £495 (Minimum 3 nights)

Inclusive of all fuel etc, nothing else to pay.



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