Top 5 holiday homes near Ben Nevis, Scotland

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay

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View of Ben Nevis, The Highlands, Scotland

When visiting Scotland, Ben Nevis has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near Ben Nevis, Scotland

Here is our pick of the top 5 holiday homes. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.

Heart Of The Highlands

Heart Of The Highlands, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Heart Of The Highlands, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book Heart Of The Highlands now: from £500 per night In the heart of the Highlands, this luxe apartment is perfect for a couples’ retreat. Housed in a converted Benedictine monastery, you’ll be surrounded by 20 acres of private gardens on the shores of Loch Ness. The home has Scottish hunting lodge vibes throughout, with brown leather sofas and antler chandeliers in the living room, and chic tartan prints in the bedrooms. Spend memorable days exploring the lush outdoors – there’s a shared tennis court, swimming pool, orchard, cricket pitch, an adventure playground for kids and even a life-sized chess set. And in the evenings play some billiards in the communal games room, where velvet purple furnishings and tall stained-glass windows make for a downright royal space. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Whiskey Over Wine

Whiskey Over Wine, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Whiskey Over Wine, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book Whiskey Over Wine now: from £500 per night Modern furnishings offset the gothic architecture and stonework at this bright apartment. Large cathedral-style windows and an open-plan living and dining area make the most of the natural light. At the same time, accents of tartan, wall-mounted antlers and a green velvet sofa make the home feel like a charming Scottish hunting lodge. Guests will have access to all the onsite facilities, including tennis courts, a heated swimming pool, and a spa. Not to mention the shared lounge, where stained glass windows cast filtered light onto red walls and purple velvet furnishings to provide a stunning backdrop to a game of billiards. Hugging the shores of Loch Ness and set on twenty acres of private gardens, you’re ideally located to explore the stunning landscapes of the Highlands. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Saints Go Marching

Saints Go Marching, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Saints Go Marching, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book Saints Go Marching now: from £500 per night Situated in former St Andrew’s Chapel, this unique home retains many of its original gothic features. Stained glass windows depicting Scottish saints let the sun shine through, casting rainbows of light. The carved stone columns and vaulted Cathedral-style ceiling have been incorporated into the design, while gilded mirrors and antique pieces are woven seamlessly with modern furnishings in the living and dining area. The master bedroom is on a mezzanine level, overlooking the living room where you can watch the light change through the stained glass windows throughout the day. Ideally located to explore the outdoors, you’ll be on 20 acres of private gardens – with tennis courts, a swimming pool, an orchard and even a giant chess set spread across the complex. This former fort, monastery and abbey on the shores of Loch Ness is now a self-contained holiday complex, with easy access to the wild Highland countryside, boat trips on the loch and village pubs. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Crest Of A Wave

Crest of a Wave, Plum Guide home in Oban, Scotland

Crest of a Wave, Plum Guide home in Oban, Scotland

Click to book Crest Of A Wave now: from £1177.06 per night Whether it's a party or just a big get-together, this huge estate sits grandly overlooking Oban Bay, with enough fun to keep everyone entertained. The striking views over the islands backdrop activities here; from the movie room, by the roaring fireplace, or in one of the huge double bedrooms. Even the games room looks out over the ocean - though with ping pong and pool tables, you should be keeping your eye on the ball. Interiors are wonderfully grand and fit for an occasion; we love making a statement by sweeping down the winding white staircase or rustling up a feast in the huge kitchen. For quieter moments, the patio and outdoor sofa is perfect for soaking up the fresh air - and as the sun sets, move quickly to nab your space in the hot tub. Sleeps up to 22 | 11 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

Good Habits

Good Habits, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Good Habits, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book Good Habits now: from £500 per night If you’re fond of the finer things in life, this traditionally-styled apartment with views over Loch Ness is a winner. Set in a Grade A-listed, gorgeously Gothic former monastery, there are high ceilings, big windows and oak panels to marvel at. Period pieces mix with modern luxuries — the underfloor heating in the bathrooms is very welcome during the Scottish winter — to create a refined but relaxed home. We have our eye on the cosy tartan armchair, with possibly the best view in the house. We’re sure you’ll find yourself sitting there, watching the light change over the loch. You’ll be staying on a luxury estate with some fabulous facilities — a swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis court, archery, croquet and, of course, a giant chessboard. There’s a restaurant on-site, but you’re also just minutes from the centre of the pretty village of Fort Augustus, where you’ll find pubs and restaurants and a local supermarket, as well as a 9-hole golf course and some beautiful walks. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

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