Loch Ness Escapes

Luxury, pet friendly cottages with hot tubs on the Great Glen by Loch Ness

About US

Loch Ness Escapes’ collection of luxury farmhouses and cottages, set in the middle of historic Dochfour Estate, offers the wilderness of the Highlands, while only minutes away from the amenities of a city and nearby transport hubs.

Located between Loch Ness and Inverness, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway, a family holiday or the perfect base from which to explore the magic of Loch Ness, the Highlands or the North Coast 500, we have the perfect Loch Ness Escape for you.

Offering a combination of modern practicality and comfort, while retaining many original features, most of our properties have wood-burning hot tubs and all have cosy wood-burning stoves. Our dog friendly gardens are fully enclosed providing fabulous views and walks directly from your door. The gardens, woods, mountains and moorland are home to deer, pine marten, red squirrels and a huge variety of bird life, all of which can be enjoyed while just sitting in the hot tub, around the fire pit – or just straight out the scenic windows.

Our Properties

DunainCroy FarmHouse

This refurbished family farmhouse enjoys a unique setting on the Caledonian canal, midway between Loch Ness and the city of Inverness. A perfect retreat for family and friends, this secluded location has fully fenced gardens with direct access to the canal and spectacular views of the open countryside and hills beyond. Both the City itself and boat trips down the Loch are within walking distance of the house. Enjoy an evening under the stars in the wood-fired hot tub, cosily ensconced in the living room or cook up a family feast in the large kitchen-diner.

Sleeps 8 | 4 bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms


Until recently a working farm, this traditional two-story farm house has been sympathetically renovated to provide the ultimate Highland luxury haven where you can escape and relax. In a unique setting with sweeping views over the Glen- between Loch Ness and the City of Inverness, the secure location has fully fenced gardens offering direct access to wonderful hill and forest walks up to the Great Glen Way. Sit in the hot tub after a day walking or visiting the local attractions and watch the light play on the far hills.

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Upper Dunain Cottage

This single-story secluded cottage provides the ultimate Highland hideaway. Sitting its own private glade in the middle of the woods this little gem was previously two estate worker cottages now renovated to provide a single 2 bedroom luxury getaway. The extensive fully fenced garden offers direct access to wonderful hill and forest walks up to the Great Glen Way and the wilderness of the Highlands and yet is only minutes from the amenities of Inverness and Loch Ness. Sit in the hot tub under the pagoda and enjoy the peace, tranquillity and clear air or cosy up in front of the log burner in the stylish sitting room.

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Middleton Farmhouse

This unique farmhouse by Loch Ness with spectacular water views, has been recently updated to provide the ultimate escape with direct access to Loch Ness and the beach at Lochend – the very spot where St Columba saw the ‘Great Beastie’. It also has its own little lochan in front of the house. Hot tub, fire pit/BBQ, and table tennis are just a few of the facilities you will be able to enjoy when you tire of exploring the mysterious expanse of the main Loch.

Sleeps 6 – 3 x bedrooms 2 x bathrooms


Glen View

This newly refurbished single-story cottage located minutes away from both Loch Ness and the city of Inverness is named Glen View for a good reason and provides the perfect retreat for guests who wish to soak up the beauty of the Highlands. The secured fully fenced garden has direct access onto the hill and forest to the rear while the front looks down over the glen towards Loch Ness which glints on the horizon. Relax and enjoy the view from the hot tub or fire pit area or just cosy up in front of the wood burning stove in the sitting room.

Sleeps 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

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