About this property
A spacious holiday retreat, not far from Inverness, with river views and opportunities for both relaxing and enjoying the countryside.. "River views and a wealth of glorious countryside combine to make this a wonderful setting for lovers of the great outdoors..."
Perfect for a relaxing break, Ness Castle Estate lies in the heart of magnificent game fishing and golfing country, and with lovely walking on the doorstep, it is an ideal location for nature lovers and sporting enthusiasts alike. River Lodge (ref SYYA) is a magnificent, detached, ‘Colorado’-style lodge providing complete relaxation and seclusion for larger parties. For smaller parties, Weir Cottage (ref SXXS) and Red Squirrel Lodge (ref SYYB) are single storey and adjoin one another, whilst spacious Ghillie’s Lodge (ref SYYC) and Benula Lodge (ref SYYM) stand detached. All have river views and are just minutes away from the city of Inverness.
Your Ness Castle Lodges experience can be augmented with personalised beauty treatments with their specially appointed therapist. Take time out to enjoy a full day of pampering, or book a morning session to set you up for the day. From facials and Swedish massage to relaxation techniques, eyelash tinting and more treatments like Hopi Ear Candles, a spa session - or two! More information on what’s on offer is available on arrival.
Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle, Loch Ness cruises and dolphin spotting on the Moray Firth are among the myriad of delights within easy reach. For those wishing to explore a little further afield the magical Isle of Skye, visiting the beautiful, romantic Eilean Donan Castle on the way, or a leisurely boat trip to the Orkney Isles which offer beautiful, rugged scenery with an abundance of wildlife and many archaeological sites make great days out. Whisky lovers can visit one of the many distilleries on the famous Strathspey Whisky Trail, sampling some of the finest whiskies in Scotland. At nearby Inverness, visitors will find a wealth of historic and cultural attractions as well as good shopping, bars and restaurants. Salmon fishing, by arrangement is 1 mile. For those wishing to explore a little further, day trips to the Orkney Isles, Isle of Skye and Glencoe are possible. Beach 16 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub 2½ miles.. Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player, iPod dock, beams and wooden floor.
Dining room: With beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With gas range with 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler, beams and wooden floor.
Utility room: With washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), Freeview TV and en-suite with bath, double shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), Freeview TV, dressing room and en-suite with bath, double shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With double bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with bath, double shower cubicle and toilet (also accessed from hallway).
Sitting room: Galleried.. Oil central heating (underfloor on ground floor) and logs for wood burner included. Large lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Ample parking. Wheelchair access.. Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. 30-acre landscaped and wooded grounds with garden furniture (shared). No smoking. Visit Scotland 5 Star. Please note: There is an unfenced river in the grounds, 100 yards.