Clava Cottage helps form one part of this 19th century steading and was a former home to various livestock, prior to its conversion to a holiday cottage. Within easy reach of Inverness, Loch Ness and all that the Scottish Highlands have to offer, our self catering accommodation is set in a stunning, peaceful rural location with open views to the Monadhliath mountains, yet is just a 15 minute drive from the Highland capital.
Furnished to a high standard, Clava Cottage offers a striking and contemporary open plan living area with a woodburning stove, a bright & airy kitchen and dining area, smart TVs, WiFi and a stylish shower room. French doors open out onto a private patio. All areas have underfloor heating and is equipped with just about everything you can think of, in order to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
The bedroom can be prepared as twin beds or a super-king and we can provide a travel cot and high chair on request.
Clava Cottage has its own private terrace and shares the enclosed courtyard with Corrimony cottage.
We accept a maximum of 2 dogs and there are lots of local walks perfect for your four-legged friend. The Gask House Labradors are always happy to make new friends!
EV pay-as-you-go charging point on-site.
Gask House is located in the peaceful and rural Strathnairn valley, just a few miles south of Inverness, close to the small communities of Farr and Inverarnie. Bounded by the Monadhliath mountains to the south, Strathnairn valley has cradled humanity for thousands of years and was a key Neolithic trade route.
The Gask Ring Cairn (one of the Clava type cairns and the largest) and standing stone is situated in one of the fields as you approach Gask House and dates back 4,000 years. It is a Scheduled Monument which is listed and protected by Historic Environment Scotland, and you are most welcome to walk up and enjoy the atmosphere directly from your cottage.
The local area has fabulous hills, lochs and rivers and yet is close to so many of the Scottish Highland's best attractions - Loch Ness, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, the Cairngorm Mountains and many more. We are ideally located for fishing, golf, whisky trails, mountain biking and winter sports. And for day trips to the Northern and Western Highlands or for exploring the splendid countryside right on your doorstep.
The area is renowned for its Jacobite connections and is set in the heartland of Clan Chattan - a confederation of clans comprising Clans MacKintosh, MacGillivray, Shaw, MacBean and MacPherson. It is said that some of these clans met at the Gask standing stone before the Battle of Culloden. In a nearby wood is the sharpening stone. It is also said that some clansmen who were gathering here before the Battle of Culloden sharpened their swords on this very stone.