Lodge | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Inverinain is exceptionally private - a mile down a track (4x4 required in winter) and from the nearest public road. The lodge is on the edge of a wood of mature trees and a highland burn, and looks out onto fields, the river lyon, and the hills beyond.
This is a place to enjoy one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland, and yet it is only 1 1/2 hours from Edinburgh and within a few miles of many things to do.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 135 km, Nearest railway: Dunkeld 44 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, Video player, Telephone|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Inverinain is let on a fully furnished basis including all linen and towels. Daily housekeeping, electricity and fuel are included in your rent, and if you use the telephone (no mobile reception) this will be billed after your stay.
The lodge has three twin bedrooms two with basins, one bathroom with w/c and a separate w/c. There is a sofa bed in the study to provide additional sleeping for two. The sitting room has a television monitor with video/DVD player but sadly (or not!) no television reception. The kitchen is well equipped and includes electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and a high chair. The adjacent steading houses a games room with table tennis and darts board, in addition to a garage and space for dogs and storage.
House trained dogs are allowed downstairs, but not upstairs. If dogs are muddy or wet, please ensure they are cleaned and dried in the boot room before going any further. Dogs that might cause any damage must please be kept in private cars.
|Further details outdoors|
Walking & picnic
A picnic site and table is also provided next to one of the prettiest pools on the river. Inverinain is an ideal base for those keen on more hill walking, with a number of Munros within easy reach, including Ben Lawers, a National Nature Reserve due to its rare flowers.
Fishing and salmon and trout fishing permits are available for the River Lyon -Fishing (Salmon and/or trout) can be booked as an extra,these should be organised in advance of your arrival. Hamish the estate's Ghillie will be able to offer you help on the river for one full day.
Catches over the last 10 years on the South Chesthill estate have averaged 55 salmon and many trout, with 2011 being a record at 101 salmon. The catch is well spread over the spring, summer, and autumn, from March through to October, with salmon caught weighing up to mid 20s lbs.
The Lyon has a long salmon season, from April to the end of the season on 15th October. The river has both a spring run and an autumn run of salmon, with grilse in the summer months. In addition there is excellent brown trout fishing on the river.
Deer stalking is can be arranged, depending on availability, between September and February, and should be organised in advance.
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Being located in Perthshire in the middle of Scotland and only 1.5 hours from Edinburgh, Inverinain gives you easy access to both Aberfeldy, Perth and Edinburgh to the South, and the Scottish Highlands to the north and west.
For golfers, there are nine hole golf courses at Aberfeldy, Kenmore, Strathtay and Killin, and an attractive 18 hole course at Taymouth Castle.
Water sports are available on Loch Tay.
Clay pigeon shooting is available nearby.
Pony trekking is available locally.
There are many places of historic interest and gardens within easy reach, including the Fortingall Yew, reputed to be the oldest living thing in Europe!