Kinlochleven apartment with garden - Highlands home swap
This flat or apartment is our holiday house which we let out to family and friends.
2 bedroom flat, centrally located in the west highland village of Kinlochleven close to the River Leven
• 2 bedrooms - a double and a twin room
• Well stocked kitchen with washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave
• Wood burning stove
• Small front garden with a picnic bench.
• World’s biggest indoor ice climbing wall in village (2 minutes walk)
• 4 bar/restaurants within walking distance
• Well stocked small supermarket 1 minute walk from house
About the location
Kinlochleven is surrounded by stunning mountains, lochs and rivers which offer a unique range of activities including walking and climbing. There are several Munroes [mountains over3000ft /914 meters) on the doorstep, at nearby Glen Coe and throughout Lochaber and beyond.
Kinlochleven is a popular final overnight stop-off for hikers on the West Highland Way, a path which takes walkers from the outskirts of Glasgow through the west highlands to Fort William.
The village is home to the Ice Factor, the biggest indoor ice climbing arena in the world where you can try indoor rock and ice climbing. There is also an aerial assault course, shop, and café. . www.ice-factor.co.uk
The village has 4 bar meal Pubs and 1 Italian Restaurant, all within walking distance of the house.
> Balcony Bar
> Chillers Bar & Grill
> Tailrace Inn
> The Bothy Bar (MacDonald Hotel)
> Purple Stag Italian Restaurant (MacDonald Hotel)
Aside from the village pubs which offer food and spectacular views, there are plenty eateries close by, from cafes serving good home baking and a well-known seafood restaurant 5 miles from the village where you can also enjoy a coffee and the breathtaking scenery.
There are all manner of walks for all abilities around Kinlochleven, many of historical and scientific interest and you can climb the local waterfall with guidance from instructors. There are also opportunities for fishing and spotting wildlife such as deer, wading birds and golden eagles. There is also a 9 hole golf course at nearby Ballachullish and swimming pools at two local hotels.
Video of local activities
Video of the scenery around the village made by a local pub
History of the village
The Low Road to Kinlochleven (A song about a winter journey through the beautiful glen of Loch Leven to Kinlochleven)
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
- Weekend Exchange
- Rental Offered
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- Pets welcome
- Children welcome
- Washer / Drier
- Shopping facilities
- Scuba diving
- Rock climbing
- Local restaurants
- Skiing snowboarding
- Good public transport
- Car not required
- Car recommended
Closest airport: Glasgow
Nearest city: Fort William
Property type: Apartment
Location type: Lakes/Mountains