Shepherds Rest

Shepherd’s Rest is a 3 bedroom architect designed self-catering holiday house with ramp access and wet room, perfect for anyone disabled. The house is fully double glazed, under floor oil heating with radiators upstairs, supplemented by a wood burning stove in the living room with initial supply of logs supplied.

Free Wi Fi Available

Sleeping 6 people, Shepherd’s Rest is nestled between the River Lochy and the famous Caledonian Canal. Situated at Torcastle the property is accessed through a tunnel (suitable for up to standard Transit van sized vehicles) under the Caledonian Canal bringing you to tranquil Torcastle, which feels like a world on its own.

Ground Floor accommodation


Modern Kitchen well equipped with solid oak floors comprising of

  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Electric oven and grill with Calor gas 4 ringed hob and integral extractor hood
  • Microwave
  • Toaster & Kettle
  • Ample pans/baking trays plus draws full of utensils
  • Fridge Freezer

Dining room / Lounge

All open plan with wooden floors throughout this spacious area, it has oak furniture and ample seating with views of the mountains – perfect to relax.

  • Leather sofas
  • Wood burning stove with Oak surround and Caithness slate hearth.
  • TV with DVD and Free Sat
  • Hi-Fi with CD, radio and ipod docking station
  • Dining table for 6 to dine in style


Ideal for disabled or those of us who don’t fancy climbing the stairs.

  • Super King Zip lock bed that can be changed in to 2 single beds.
  • Bedside cabinets with lights 
  • Fitted wardrobe

Wet room

An ample sized room adjacent to the bedroom providing:

  • WC
  • Sink
  • Electric shower

First Floor accommodation

Master bedroom

  • King size bed
  • Bedside cabinets with lights
  • Fitted Wardrobes
  • Chest of draws
  • TV

Twin bedroom

  • Two single beds
  • Bedside cabinets with lights
  • Fitted Wardrobes


Jack and Jill style adjoining both bedrooms

  • Bath
  • WC
  • Sink
  • Large mains pressure shower
  • Cabinet


  • Enclosed garden for children and dogs, with table and chair
  • Shared 5-acre woodland grounds
  • Access to the canal bank and River Lochy
  • Parking area with ample space for up to 3 cars.
  • Washing line is provided to allow the sweet Scottish air to filter through your drying clothes … subject to weather.
  • Safe storage of mountain bikes can be arranged.

Membership included to local Fort William leisure club comprising pool, gym, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Pets are welcome with prior permission.

The property is no smoking, though we do provide a bin for smoking outside.

High chair, cot and fire guard available on request.

All fuel, electric towels and bedding included in rental.


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