New Lodge - Scotland

Occupancy: 18 guests
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 8

This stunning rural retreat has been designed with meticulous attention to detail to enjoy the panoramic Highland views in every direction which can also be enjoyed from most of rooms inside the Lodge too. The interior is exceptionally light and spacious and has 7 bedrooms - perfect for large family gatherings, reunions or even special celebrations for up to 18 guests.

Its located just half a mile from the charming hamlet of Strathcarron in the beautiful Wester Ross region and is 3.5 miles from Lochcarron which has a choice of shops, bistros and a pub, as well as a nine-hole golf course. There is a local train station half a mile away which takes you through to Inverness or the Kyle of Lochalsh. There are miles of breathtaking scenery to explore throughout Wester Ross, with the Strathcarron hills and Torridon all within easy reach.

With its stylish furnishings, décor and spacious rooms this lodge guarantees you a very memorable holiday. Catering and housekeeping can be arranged and Tesco can deliver groceries to the Lodge on a daily basis but there are also two very well stocked shops in the village and a variety of shops in Kyle of Lochalsh.

There are many villages, lochs and places to visit in the area also and if you're a keen fisherman, we can arrange fishing for you on the river that runs beside the house plus there are plenty hill lochs which are bursting with brown trout too.

There is a wide range of leisure facilities available in the separate Ceilidh Barn which also has a wood burner. For entertainment there are snooker and pool tables, table tennis, roulette, table football, a large TV and the Barn also has a kitchen area with fridge and a separate toilet. There are 2 outdoor patios with furniture and BBQ, plus 2 all-weather tennis courts - so this house is ideal for fun nights in or relaxing in luxury.

There are 7 beautiful bedrooms (all with TV’s) and 8 bathrooms (6 are en-suite). With underfloor heating downstairs that uses a ground source heat pump system, it is very cosy.

On entering the Lodge, you will find 2 stunning lounges with plenty comfortable seating, a traditional wood burner, wet bar and 180° windows with marvellous views. There is WI-FI, home cinema surround sound with Sky HD, TVs in all bedrooms and kitchen, as well as 2 DVD players (one in the barn) and SONOS sound system throughout the ground floor.

There is an elegant dining room which will enhance any celebration and meals can be prepared in the large kitchen featuring a 5 oven AGA, gas hob, American-style fridge/freezer, a larder fridge, wine fridge, microwave, 2 dishwashers. It is well supplied with glassware, crockery and many kitchen gadgets including bread maker, ice-cream maker, blenders and food processors. The farmhouse-style kitchen table is perfect for breakfasts and informal meals or gatherings with plenty of seating.

Downstairs there is a Utility room with washing machine and dryer, a large boot room for storage of angling or golf equipment, two stunning entrance halls and one cosy Twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room.

Two sets of staircases lead to the first floor....the main staircase leads to 3 en-suite super king-size bedrooms (two with bathrooms, one with a shower room), 2 twin rooms each with a set of bunks (one with an en-suite shower room), and a family bathroom.

A separate staircase leads to another king-size room with an en-suite shower room.

Designed with much thought, New Lodge has a traditional Scottish lodge feel with tons of modern home comforts.

So, if you can imagine relaxing and watching the deer come into the paddocks of an evening, practising your tennis serve, or playing late into the night in the Ceilidh Barn, then send out those invitations and gather the family and friends and come enjoy this exceptional holiday experience.

Property type:  Large detached house plus a separate Barn with leisure facilities & tennis courts.

Kitchen:  Electric oven AGA, gas hob, American-style fridge/freezer with ice maker, larder fridge, wine fridge, microwave, 2 dishwashers and a TV.

All: glassware, crockery and kitchen gadgets (including a bread maker, ice-cream maker, blenders and food processors).

A Separate Utility room has a washing machine and dryer plus a large sink. Boot room for drying off boots.

Dining:  Large Dining room table with seating for 18. Kitchen table seats 10/12.

Living: Wood burners (logs provided), TV with Sky package, home cinema surround sound with Sky HD, DVD player, Sonos sound system throughout the ground floor of the house.

Barn: Wood burner, DVD player, snooker and pool tables, table tennis, roulette, table football, a large TV, kitchen area with fridge and separate toilet.

Bedrooms:   7 bedrooms (3 super-king, 1 king-size, 1 twin, 2 family rooms with twin beds and bunk beds. All bedrooms have a TV.

Bathrooms: 8 bathrooms (6 en-suite). 1 shower room with WC on the ground floor, 4 en-suite shower rooms, 2 en-suite bathrooms,

1 family bathroom and 2 separate WCs.

Suitability for Wheelchair users – May be suitable for some wheelchair users as there is a Twin bedroom downstairs with en-suite shower room, but it is not a wet room.

General: No smoking.

Parking for several cars.

The house also has a ground source heating system, making it environmentally friendly.

Internet: Free WIFI available.

Pets:  2 Dogs allowed at additional cost of £20 per dog, per stay. There are kennels outside if prefer. No dogs past kitchen/bootroom areas.

Outside:   2 Patios with furniture, large garden, BBQ, 2 all-weather tennis courts.

Local Attractions & Scenery: There are miles of breathtaking scenery to explore throughout Wester Ross, with the Strathcarron hills and Torridon all within easy reach.

Local attractions include the sublime Attadale Gardens (3 miles), Rassal Wood (10.5 miles) and the pretty village of Lochcarron (4 miles) on the loch's northern shore.

Lochcarron has a choice of shops, bistros and a pub, as well as a nine-hole golf course. It's also home to the Kyle Line, one of the world's most scenic rail routes.

The nearby village of Plockton (15 miles) is a picturesque jewel set in a sheltered Loch Carron bay and surrounded by a hilly landscape. It has a delightful harbour and a beach with palm trees, pleasure boats and Highland cattle. There's a range of great places to eat and drink, and activities include cycling, kayaking, fishing trips and seal spotting. For more, you could go climbing, hill walking, sailing, golf, watersports, angling and birdwatching, or simply enjoy some of the wonderful local pubs and restaurants.

Take the well-known drive over the famous Bealach na Ba to Applecross - it will take your breath away!

Gairloch: wildlife boat trips operate from here and see birds of prey at Sheildaig Lodge Falconry.

Skye is packed with distilleries to visit as well as those famous Outlander sights. There are beautiful beaches and wonderful villages to visit too on Skye.

Golf: Lochcarron Golf Club (4 miles)

Boat Trips: Jacobite Cruises – 01463 233999

Caley Cruisers, Inverness – 01463 236328

New Era Dolphin Trips Inverness – 07732 837216

Dolphin / Seal watching in Plockton (15 miles) or Inverness (60 miles).

Fishing: If you fancy Salmon fishing, this can be arranged on the river that runs beside the house and there are plenty hill lochs which are bursting with brown trout.

  • Tarvie Lochs – 01997 421250
  • Stoneyfield Lochs Trout Fishery – 01349 852632
  • Achilty Loch Trout Fishery – 01997 421245
Walking: Walking route from the door and for Hill walking – there are numerous Munros all within an easy drive away.

Restaurants/Bars: Carron Restaurant, Strathcarron. Applecross Inn, Applecross.

Castles: Eilean Donan Castle is 18 miles away