Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Substantial eco-friendly 3-bedroom log cabin (sleeps 5) nestling in the foothills of the beautiful Monadhliath Mountains. Close to many of the best tourist attractions in the Scottish Highlands.
Peaceful location on a hill farm 9 miles (14km) south of Inverness and only a short distance from Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield and the Cairngorms. Ideally located for walking, touring, mountain biking with tremendous opportunities to explore this fascinating part of Northern Scotland. You can even bring your own horse (paddock and stable provided) to explore the extensive network of forest tracks nearby.
Recently built to a high standard, with the guests' enjoyment and comfort a priority, this modern holiday lodge is heated by renewable energy systems and wood burning stove. Fearnag Lodge is fitted with free wi-fi and internet enabled TV systems.
Fearnag Lodge has been awarded a “4 Star” grading by VisitScotland and a 'Gold Award' from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nairn 32 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness Airport 28 km, Nearest railway: Inverness 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Fearnag Lodge comprises modern, comfortable accommodation fitted with up-to-date I.T. systems. Heated by ground source heat pump, solar water heating and a wood burning stove, our low-carbon log cabin is designed with the environment in mind.
The bright and spacious open-plan kitchen/dining/living area has direct access on to a covered terrace. The living area is equipped with a 37”flat screen internet enabled TV with surround-sound, blue ray CD player, iPod docking station and Skype camera. Free wi-fi (filtered) will enable you to keep in touch with the outside world. The kitchen has all the usual modern appliances and a solid granite worktop.
There are three bedrooms – one single, one twin and a master bedroom with king-size bed. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, cathedral-style ceiling, 32” Freesat TV (internet enabled) and direct access on to a generously sized balcony offering excellent views across farmland, woodland and the hills of Strathnairn.
Downstairs, the main toilet comprises a large walk-in shower and grab rails for the less mobile. Ground floor level doors are all wide enough to permit wheelchair access to the single bedroom, kitchen/ dining/ living area, main toilet and front terrace.
|Further details outdoors|
A generous amount of space is provided around Fearnag Lodge. The entire area is fully fenced to provide safety for children. The area includes ample parking space, external picnic table, a grassed area and a large landscaped garden with shrubs and bushes. Dominating the site is an impressive, ancient and very large ash tree. There is a rotary washing line and wheelie bins for both recycling and general rubbish.
The garden area is fairly secluded but the outlook to the front of the building is an uninterrupted open view across fields and woodland to the Strathnairn hills beyond.
There is a fabulous array of walking options for those guests wishing to explore the wonderful countryside surrounding Fearnag Lodge. An extensive network of paths and tracks allows you to discover the hillsides, rivers and forests amidst some stunning scenery with incredible views (on a clear day) to the far distant mountains of the Western Highlands.
The Scottish Highlands region
Nestling in the foothills of the beautiful Monadhliath Mountains in Farr, Strathnairn, Fearnag Lodge is just 9 miles (14km) from the city of Inverness and only a short distance from the world-famous Loch Ness.
Fearnag Lodge enjoys the best of both worlds. Surrounded by fabulous hills, lochs and rivers yet so close to so many of the areas best tourist attractions in the Scottish Highlands - Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, the Cairngorm Mountains and many more. Ideally located for day trips to the Northern and Western Highlands or for exploring the splendid countryside right on your doorstep.
Strathnairn is steeped in history and heritage. This is the heartland of the mighty and ancient Clan Chattan - a confederation of clans comprising Clans MacKintosh, MacGillivray, Shaw, MacBean, MacPherson etc. Also, there is an abundance of archaeological sites. Some are right on the farm and some other incredible sites (e.g. Clava Stones) are only a few miles from Fearnag Lodge.
Things to do:
• Active outdoor pursuits – walking, cycling, fishing
• Touring the Northern and Western Highlands
• Sandy Beach within 30 minute drive
• Golf – plenty top quality golf courses within easy reach
• Exploring heritage and archaelogical sites (some fine examples on the farm)
• Horse riding – bring your own horse. Paddock and stable (for 2 horses) right next to log cabin
• Birdwatching and wildlife – RSPB Loch Ruthven reserve 3 miles
• Chill out, relax, take it easy - recover from the stresses of your busy life!!
Places to visit:
• Loch Ness/Urquhart Castle
• Urquhart Castle
• Cairngorm Mountains/funicular railway
• Landmark Adventure Park, Carrbridge
• Moray Firth Dolphins adventure cruise
• Culloden Battlefield (site of last battle fought in Great Britain)
• Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig