New Lodge, Strathcarron, Scotland

Price (£/GBP): Holidays, weeks or short break
Occupancy: 18
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 8

 

New Lodge – New Kelso,

 Scotland

New Lodge is a stunning holiday destination with several leisure facilities on site plus it’s surrounded by beautiful Highland scenery which you’ll be able to enjoy from most of the rooms!

This wonderful rural retreat is perfect for large family gatherings, reunions or even special celebrations for up to 18 guests.

With its exceptional light & spacious interior, plus leisure facilities that include a separate Ceilidh Barn equipped with a wood burner, snooker and pool tables, table tennis, roulette, table football, a large TV, a kitchen area with fridge & a separate toilet, not to mention 2 outdoor patios with furniture and a BBQ, there are also 2 all-weather tennis courts, so this house is simply perfect for relaxing, fun nights in or using as a base to tour the West Coast and NC500.

Situated a mile from the edge of the beautiful Loch Carron, the house has been designed with meticulous attention to detail to enjoy the panoramic views. With the stylish furnishings, décor and spacious rooms this lodge guarantees you a very memorable holiday. Catering and housekeeping can also be arranged while you’re staying. Salmon fishing can be arranged on the River Carron which is beside the house too.

There are 7 beautiful bedrooms, all with TV’s and 8 bathrooms (6 en-suite). There is underfloor heating downstairs using a ground source heat pump system so 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 WIFI, home cinema surround sound with Sky HD, TVs in all bedrooms and in the kitchen, 2 DVD players (one in the barn) and Sonos sound system throughout the ground floor.

An elegant dining room enhances any celebration after meals are prepared in the fabulous kitchen which features a 5 oven AGA, gas hob, American-style fridge/freezer, a larder fridge, wine fridge, microwave, 2 dishwashers, and is well supplied with glassware, crockery and kitchen gadgets (including bread maker, ice-cream maker, blenders and food processors). A farmhouse-style kitchen table is perfect for breakfasts and informal meals.

Downstairs there is also a Utility room with washing machine and dryer, a boot room, two 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 a king-size room with an en-suite shower room.

Can you imagine a game of tennis or table tennis in the barn, maybe a wander up the river then relaxing in the lodge to admire the views whilst watching the deer come into the paddocks of an evening?

Then send out those invitations and gather the family and friends to come enjoy an exceptional holiday experience in this stunning property.  

 Cancellation insurance included too, so you can book in complete confidence with us

If you’d like to know more give Gillian a call on 07802 600291

or email: gillian@hemeraholidays.co.uk

 

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. There is a Practice Hole available for golf enthusiasts as well.

Bank: Mobile bank, ATM machine in Lochcarron village, though maximum withdrawal is £100 and charges a fee. Bank in Kyle of Lochalsh.

Shops:  Lochcarron is 4 miles away which has two convenience stores. A Tesco delivery direct to lodge can be arranged if required. Kyle of Lochalsh has a Co-op and butcher.

Dentist: Dental Practice – Lochcarron.

Doctors: Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron.

Hospital: Broadford on Skye or Raigmore in Inverness.

Vets: Conon Vets in Conon Bridge, near Dingwall.

Beach: Plockton, Applecross or Gairloch.

Nearest Towns:  Lochcarron (4 miles), Plockton (15 miles), Kyle of Lochalsh (20 miles), Isle of Skye (25 miles), Gairloch (47 miles), Dingwall (50 miles).

Nearest Village:  Lochcarron village (4 miles).

Public Transport:  The local train station is 0.5 miles away in Strathcarron, and can take you to Inverness or Kyle of Lochalsh, – opposite the village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye.

 

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 famous drive over the famous Bealach na Ba to Applecross – it will leave you breathless!

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: Plockton (15 miles), Inverness (60 miles)

 Fishing: If you fancy Salmon fishing, this can be arranged on the River Carron 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

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