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Chris Carver

Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, French

Modern Timber House With Spectacular Mountain Views

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Fort William & Lochaber - SC1569

House in Fort William, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Peaceful Location On Highland Farm, 3 Miles From Town.

Nevis Lodge is a modern timber house that has a large spacious living area open to the pine panelled roof with plenty of light from the full length windows. Heated by underfloor ground source heating this warm eco lodge has a central wood burning stove and the solar panels on the roof to supplement the electricity. The lodge is situated in 8 acres of woodland on Torlundy farm with uninterrupted views of Britain's highest mountain - Ben Nevis 4,100ft.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Chris Carver (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, French

About Chris Carver

my wife and myself have lived in the Highlands for 40 years. We are in our early 60's and run the farm, our self catering accommodation, 12 horses and torlundy trout fly fishing. We love the scenery here; looking at the snowcapped peaks of Ben Nevis every morning and having the farm, the horses and the space to ride,sail, walk and participate in the many activities that this area has to offer. There is a small fold of Highland cattle on the farm and 150 cheviot ewes to look after as well as the horses, so there is always something to do. Our 4 daughters come and go but have all fled the nest.

Chris Carver purchased this house in 2011

Why Chris Carver chose Fort William & Lochaber

We own a 500 acre farm up here and wished to expand our Holiday chalet business. As we had this superb plot amongst natural woodland with spectacular views of Ben Nevis we arranged for a local architect to design us a large holiday lodge that could sleep 8/10 people with an open plan living area and full glass sliding doors onto a patio.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy superb views from the comfort of a spacious living room with warm underfloor heating, sky t.v. and wifi and I love the feeling of space as the living area is open to the pine pannelled roof. You feel part of the great outdoors as the full glass windows to the south open onto a patio. The central wood burning stove gives an added feeling of warmth and comfort. The modern bathrooms are tastefully tiled and the kitchen is ideal for entertaining. It is also nice to know that this is an eco-lodge heated by ground source heat and solar panels.

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Location

Special interest holidays:

Special interest holidays: hiking, mountain biking, yoga, riding.

Travel:

Glasgow airport: 100 miles 2.5hrs drive

Inverness airport: 70 miles 2hrs drive

Car hire recommended.

Distances:

3 miles from fort william - shops and railway station

15 miles from Glencoe - spectacular mountain scenery.

Further Details:

Nevis Range has mountain bike trails and bike hire - 1 mile.

Fort william has bank facilities supermarkets restaurants - 3 miles.

Farm shop & cafe - 1 mile

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fort William, Fort William & Lochaber

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer
10 Jul 2016 - 27 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15
Tax Rate 20.0%

Booking Notes:
see www.nevis-lodges.co.uk

Changeover Day:
Sunday - Sunday. arrival 3.00pm onwards; departure 10.30am

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fort William & Lochaber in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over and w.c. Main bathroom with bath/shower over and w.c.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: bedroom 1 ; master bedroom ensuite, bedroom 2 with 1 double bed. bedroom 3 with 2 single beds, bedroom 4 with one large double/twin beds, bedroom 5 with double sofa/bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes:
Outside: There is a charcoal barbecue and garden furniture on the patio the lawn leads into the 8 acre woodland which is for your private use. On the 500 acre farm there is fly fishing and horse riding, bike trails and walking tracks beside the river Lochy. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. The property is let on a weekly basis Sunday - Sunday. Other: There are two bedrooms with balconies overlooking the central living area.

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