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But'N'Ben Self Catering Holiday Cottage With BBQ Lodge

Bedrooms 2
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Highland Holiday Cottage with Accommodation for 4 Adults, Perfect for Couples.

But'N'Ben Self catering holiday cottage is a traditional crofters cottage situated amongst spectacular highland scenery in the hamlet of Stronaba which lies 15 minutes north of Fort William, the Outdoor Capital of the UK.

The cottage provides comfortable self catering accommodation for up to 4 adults although is perfectly suited for couples or couples with children. Pets are welcome and the cottage is a strictly non-smoking property. The property is very homely and welcoming inside with fully fitted kitchen, white goods, appliances, flatscreen TV and free WIFI for our guests.

The property backs on to woodland, is surrounded by mountains and is located at the gateway to the Great Glen, there is a stunning Scandinavian Log BBQ hut in the garden which is perfect for cooking or relaxing by the open fire with friends and family both in winter or summer.

The cottage provides a fantastic base to explore the Highlands of Scotland being just a very short drive to everything from mountaineering (Ben Nevis) to skiing and snow-sports (Cairngorms / Fort William) and we hope that you enjoy your holiday at But'N'Ben.

Please feel free to ask any questions.

More Details

Callum Lovett
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Callum Lovett

I grew up in Dorset on the south coast of the UK. My grandparents lived in the Highlands and I spent many happy summer holidays during my childhood in the local area which was the main reason why I bought a cottage in the area. Our family also have a larger holiday cottage which sleeps 12 guests just a short drive from But'N'Ben.

Callum Lovett purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Callum Lovett chose Stronaba

I fell in love with the property from the moment I saw the advertisement on RightMove and made the cardinal error of placing an offer before actually viewing it....after a nervous 9 hour drive to pick up the keys all of my worries were displaced when I finally saw the house. Although cosy in size, it has bags of charm and character and is a perfect holiday home for couples of families looking for somewhere to stay. The Log BBQ hut is also a HUGE bonus! We have spent many happy nights in the BBQ hut and we know you'll love it too.

What makes this cottage unique

The major USP for this house has to be the BBQ hut...to my knowledge it is the only self catering cottage in the Lochaber area with a BBQ hut. The location is also beautiful, nestled on the fringe of a forest at the gateway to the Great Glen...it really is a very lovely place.

The air is VERY fresh too.....


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Stronaba in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom with shower, toilet, sink and mirror.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


2.3/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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But'N'Ben Self Catering Holiday Cottage With BBQ Lodge
average rating of 2.3333333 based on 9 reviews

Not as advertised!

  • 1 of 5

No tumble dryer, no microwave, no duvet for the bed settee, the garden so overgrown we couldn't sit out, gate bolt was broken, rotary line inaccessible due to area being overgrown. The road outside the cottage was like a race track.Very very very disappointing.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

Wow where to start

Positives - location was great, accessible and conventions to all amenities in fort william

The place it self was portly maintained and. Many aspects of the details were false, free wifi was free to connect but you had to pay for the connection, this was made more shit by the lack of phone coverage, so planning you next day was difficult. There was supposed to be a drier to dry out close , nope 35 min drive to laundramatte. The place had no condiments for cooking, and limited options for cooking. It is not a place for more than a couple, sharing bathroom and space in a very small lounge challenging. I would not stay in this place again. It was run down and no thought or consideration was applied to people using the establishment. You will be thinking, it will be ok, and disregard the reviews, this is a mistake, there will be better places to stay. My family were travelling Europe for three months and this is easily the worst place we have stayed in

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Graham I am sorry you feel that way. I would just like to say that the property was renovated in late 2016, the washing machine is a washer/dryer and the wifi is a normal plusnet residential account so no, you do not have to pay for connection. Many thanks Callum
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  • 2 of 5

The ad. was misleading. The property does not have 2 bedrooms. 1 double bed in a bedroom and a sofa bed in the kitchen/sitting area. You have to go through the bedroom to get to the bathroom. Only suitable for a couple. It is on a very busy road. BBQ hut ok.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little misleading. Not a two bedroom property as advertised.

  • 2 of 5

Disappointed, booked it as we thought it had two bedrooms. Toilet in bedroom so not suitable for couples or people sharing. TV did not work the whole time we were there, had to rely on DVDs. Very clean and tidy but not advertised correctly.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Charming little But n Ben!

  • 3 of 5

Perfect for our weekend away, accommodates 2 people perfectly! Very clean and everything on hand except matches, I forgot them to light the bar-b-que 😂 Could have easily bought them from the nearby Spar in Spean Bridge but after our hard days walking in the glorious surrounding hills we were too tired! So therefore will be back for a more relaxing weekend with matches!!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Location correcte pour 2 personnes maximum, bien que la chambre soit petite et la salle de bains pas plus grande qu'un placard. Mais ne convient pas pour 4, car il faut alors déplier le canapé dans la pièce comprenant le séjour et la cuisine.

En bordure de la route de Fort William à Inverness, avec beaucoup de véhicules passant à grande vitesse.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sean Bridge
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Fort William
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Fort William
Nearest Motorway
100 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Spean Bridge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Fort William
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Silver sands Morar
Car: necessary

The cottage is located just 1 mile from the historic Spean Bridge Commando Monument.

Other attractions within the vicinity are Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis, Silver sands of Morar, The Cairngorms and many beautiful filming locations used in countless number of movies.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Stronaba, Scotland

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £45
Pet Fee £0

Please contact for a quote if you would like to stay for 2 weeks as the price will be cheaper than what is quoted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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