Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Inverness - Traditional Highland Lodge
6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 12
Built in 1882, this traditional late Victorian shooting lodge is situated in its own grounds, surrounded by mixed woodlands. In recent years it has been fully refurbished, whilst at the same time it retains its warmth and charm of yesteryear.
On entering at ground level is the welcoming hall, a study with a sofa-bed, and a very large drawing room with open fire and grand piano, which is ideal for everyone to gather and plan the day ahead. The dining room with dining table that can seat 12 adults is next door, which has a serving hatch through to the kitchen, allowing for easy food distribution. Additionally there is a bathroom with wheelchair accessible shower at ground level. The bedrooms are situated on the floor above, and include three double rooms, two twin or double rooms with zip-and-link beds and one twin room. There are three bathrooms and a separate w.c upstairs. Features of the house include the original pitch pine throughout, the family home atmosphere, the original roll top baths and the painted friezes. Within its own 13,000 acres of private estate, this delightful lodge is full of history and is a wonderful place to go on a true Highland holiday.
WHAT TO DO IN THE AREA
Loch Shin, one of the largest and finest lochs in Sutherland, and is an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Over 17 miles long, Loch Shin boasts magnificent scenery, flanked by “blue” hills. Ben More Assynt, one of the Scottish Munros to the West of the Loch, will challenge hill walkers at 3,273 feet. There are many fishing opportunities in the loch and rivers in the surrounding area, including salmon fishing for both the inexperienced and expert fisherman. Harry Potter fans can make a pilgrimage to the Black Rock of Novar, used as a backdrop in the famous films. Loch Ness is within an hour’s drive. For the whisky enthusiast, Glenmorangie distillery is nearby at Tain. For golfers, Royal Dornoch is an essential golf course to play.
- pets considered
- wheelchair accessible