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Luxury Croft over looking Loch Ness & Urquhart Bay. Loch Views.

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1 bedroom, WiFi, bed sheets
Microwave, dishwasher, coffee/tea maker, cookware/dishes/utensils
In-room dining

Overview of Luxury Croft over looking Loch Ness & Urquhart Bay. Loch Views.

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Luxury Croft over looking Loch Ness & Urquhart Bay. Loch Views.

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire cottage

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Barbecue grill
Inverness, SCT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUrquhart Castle11 min walk
  • Popular LocationLoch Ness Centre & Exhibition3 min drive
  • Popular LocationLoch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre4 min drive
  • AirportInverness (INV)50 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Luxury Croft over looking Loch Ness & Urquhart Bay. Loch Views.

Adults-only cottage in Inverness
Urquhart Bay Croft is a brand new luxury self-catered renovation with beautiful views across Loch Ness and Glen Urquhart.

Downstairs it has a double height entrance hallway, one king-size bedroom, and separate family bathroom, while upstairs it boasts a fully equipped open plan kitchen/dining area, lounge with comfy sofa and free standing log burner, and double doors opening to decked area and the wider south facing garden.
We are Simon and Annie Greenlay. We first saw Urquhart Bay cottage in 2014 and fell in love with it. We have run Urquhart Bay BnB for 2yrs(see our other listings for reviews). We knew immediately that we wanted to live in this peaceful place with its one-of-a-kind views over Loch Ness.

The Croft is our latest project that we have put our heart and soul into, and look forward to sharing it with our guests.

The Croft is ideally situated close to the beautiful Highland village of Drumnadrochit, and is only a 2 minute walk from the iconic Urquhart Castle. It sits in extensive private gardens to explore offering stunning views of Loch Ness and Glen Urquhart.

Downstairs, there is a large kingsize bedroom with original bothy window offering views from the bed across the loch, and a separate luxury bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower with rain head. Upstairs, there is a large open plan kitchen/diner and lounge with free standing log burner, that also has a pull out sofa bed for children. We have worked with local craftsmen to restore and enhance the original building, so that you are never far from a view of the Loch(even from your bed!), and couldn’t be closer to the iconic Urquhart Castle, just a few minutes’ walk away.

For the cosier evenings we have a large log burner, SMART TV and high speed WiFi available throughout.

The Croft is furnished to a very high standard, with many items hand crafted and knitted. Guests can expect high quality toiletries, Egyptian cotton linen throughout, and we are happy to provide fresh eggs from our free range highland hens.

The Croft is a great base to explore the highlands, and there are many walking routes directly from the doorstep to explore the local views across the iconic Loch, or bump into some of the local wildlife such as many local deer or birds of prey who live near the Loch.

We have plenty of parking available and are a short walk from the local village of Drumnadrochit.

Guest accommodation at this cottage offers a hairdryer. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers.
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property


  • Sleeps 4
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

Luxury Croft Over Looking Loch Ness Urquhart Bay. Loch Views
Luxury Croft Over Looking Loch Ness Urquhart Bay. Loch Views
Luxury Croft Over Looking Loch Ness Urquhart Bay. Loch Views
Luxury Croft over looking Loch Ness Urquhart Bay. Loch Views.

About this area


Located in Inverness, this cottage is in an area with good shopping. Urquhart Castle and Corrimony Chambered Cairn are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Inverness Botanic Gardens and Aigas Field Centre. Guests appreciate the property's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Urquhart Castle - 11 min walk
  • Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition - 3 min drive
  • Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre - 4 min drive
  • Moniack Castle - 27 min drive
  • The Falls of Foyers - 51 min drive

Getting around

  • Inverness Station - 23 min drive
  • Inverness (INV) - 50 min drive


  • Drum Farm Coutyard - 3 min drive
  • The Baking Birds - 3 min drive
  • Abriachan Eco-Campsite & Cafe - 13 min drive
  • Dores Inn - 29 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 24 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Scottish tour
Simon and Annie were the best possible hosts you could have. The Croft and bed and breakfast far exceeded our exceptions! They could not of made us more welcome and of been more accommodating. We are looking forward to returning to there beautiful home and thank them for all their advice and wonderful breakfast. We would recommend the Croft and the Bed and Breakfast to anyone who wanted the real highland experience with lovely hosts.
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

The Croft at Urquart Bay
What a place! The Croft is such a comfortable and well presented home from home with everything we ever needed. The area is outstanding and we have loved discovering some amazing countryside. Thank you Simon and Annie and the chickens.
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location. Condition of property.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Biryhday weekend
Fantastic little property. Meticulously well styled and presented with all the features you would hope to find in a quaint cottage for two!
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Beautifully located loch view.
The owner Simon was there to meet us and showed us round he,s property. The views and facilities are as good if not better than the information and pictures on the website, and Simon recommended walks and places to visit while we were there. Hope to get back there end of year hopefully.
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