Wonderful holiday home set in an elevated postion | Jill Strawbale House - Strawbale Collection, Strontian, near Fort William
Large bi-fold doors from the living area to the balcony | Jill Strawbale House - Strawbale Collection, Strontian, near Fort William
  • Cottage
  • Strontian, near Fort William
  • UKC2935

Strawbale Collection - Jill Strawbale House


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Hot Tub

Explore the Highlands from this unique, elevated, cruck-frame strawbale house with southerly views over Loch Sunart and a hot tub on the large deck.

This unique, eco-friendly strawbale house has incredible views from its elevated position and is as spectacular as many featured on TV’s ‘Grand Designs’. Boasting a Green Tourism Gold Award, and facing due south with commanding views over Loch Sunart and the Morvern hills beyond, this detached property offers a huge upstairs with an arched roof and open plan kitchen, ?dining and living areas. It has floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors at the southern end which lead out onto the balcony where there is a small table and chairs for you to enjoy your morning coffee. A spiral staircase leads to the large lower deck with the hot tub, dining and sitting areas with a chiminea. Enjoy walks through the historic Ariundle oak woods, a temperate rainforest, and discover the old lead mines which are close by.
The rest of the peninsula has much to offer, including a number of ’Corbett’ mountains, the stunning Loch Sunart, Ardnamurchan Lighthouse at the most westerly tip of the British Isles and the Ardmamurchan Distillery. There are pristine, sandy beaches along the coast, including Sanna Bay with its impressive white sand dunes and views across to Muck, Eigg and Rum. There is an abundance of wildlife, seabirds, seals, otters, deer, pine martens, as well as dolphin/whale watching and the Natural History Visitor Centre. It is possible to rent mountain bikes in the village and go for local kayak trips. You can also enjoy day trips to Glencoe and Ben Nevis (with skiing possible at each), and fans of Harry Potter can take the ’Jacobite Express’ steam train from Fort William to Mallaig, see the Glenfinnan Viaduct and so much more. This peaceful and tranquil place offers a truly ‘get away from it all’ experience and the views will amaze you - so come and relax. The local beach is less than ½ mile away and the stunning sandy coves at Ardtoe just a 12 mile drive. Shops, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.
Jill Strawbale house can be booked with Jack Strawbale House (UK7521) to accommodate up to 8 guests.

Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With kingsize bed, USB socket and en-suite wet room with shower, toilet and slate floor.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), USB socket and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cloakroom: With toilet.
First Floor:
Open plan living space:
With wooden floor.
Living area: With 49" Freesat Smart TV, Blu-ray player, bluetooth speaker and patio doors leading to balcony.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

Ground source underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Decked area with garden furniture and chiminea. Balcony. 7-acre natural grounds with barbecue and woodland. Hot tub for 6 (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a spiral staircase from the balcony to the decked area, and 4 steps to the grounds. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.


  • Customers' Choice 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
  • Eco Stays


Accessible – Ground Floor Wet Room

Accessible Cottages

All Ensuite


Coastal Within 1 Mile

Cot Available

Customers' Choice

Decorated at Christmas

Detached Property


Eco Stays

Fishing Nearby

Garden or Patio

Grouped Property

Highchair Available

Hot Tub Privacy - Private


Open Plan

Parking - On Site


Sea View

Shower Cubicle

Unique Cottages

Washing Machine

Welcome Pack



Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 17:00
  • Depart before 09:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 25 reviews


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  • Warrington

  • Couple


out of 10

Wonderful cottage in a stunning peaceful location

2 Oct 2022


  • Birmingham

  • Friends


out of 10

We had an amazing time, staying in Jill. We love walking and it was the perfect base for a number of both easy and tougher walks. The accommodation was lovely, very well stocked with all the equipment you need and the hot tub was a joy after a long day on the hills. The view was great and the pine martens visiting us in the evening was an added bonus. I would highly recommend and if we return to the area would definitely stay here again Thank you

25 Sep 2022


  • Cambridge

  • Couple


out of 10


21 Sep 2022

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