House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Heath House is a stunning house which provides the perfect base if you want to explore the beautiful landscapes, castles and lochs which Scotland is famous for. Whether you're looking for quiet woodland walks, mountain climbing, skiing, watersports, dolphin watching, fishing, Nessie hunting, nights out or nights in, then you've come to the right place.
No matter what activity you fill your day with, what better way to end it than returning back to your house in the woods, where you can all relax around the large dining table, eating your locally bought produce, cooked to perfection on the Aga. Follow this with a nightcap out on the balcony and just enjoy the peace and quiet.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Loch Ness 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness Airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Inverness City Centre 27 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The interior of the house is finished to a very high standard and benefits from having the open plan living area on the upper floor, and the bedrooms and bathrooms on the lower ground. The upper floor consists of one large space, combining a large fitted kitchen with central breakfast bar/preparation area with sink.
There is a dining table which seats 8, situated with windows on 3 sides to allow pleasant views over the garden.
There is a living area consisting of 2 large leather couches, and 2 large papasan basket chairs, to allow plenty of comfort when watching the 42" plasma tv. Wifi is available. Sky tv is installed, along with a range of DVDs. There is also a supply of games suitable for all ages, and a range of reading books. This area benefits from windows the full length of the wall, with a door leading out onto a balcony with seating.
Downstairs you will find all 4 bedrooms (2 king-size, 1 twin, 1 single). One king-size room has a large en-suite shower room, the shower walls being built from glass blocks. There is a stunning black and white main bathroom (bath & shower) along with another large shower room, which is situated off the boot room at the back door. The boot room contains the utility equipment, but also has facilities for storing outdoor wear (climbing/walking) and has overhead drying racks.
|Further details outdoors|
Heath House was personally designed and built by the owner in a stunning New England style. It sits in its own 4 acres of wild woodland, perfect for children to explore. There is raised decking on 2 sides of the house, with one side situated under the balcony.
There is seating available out on the balcony, so you can relax after dinner and enjoy the peace and quiet of the area. There is ample private parking at the front of the house, and a large grassy area around the rest of the house.
There is also the private woods to wander through, which you will share with the local deer roaming around!
Linen/towels are provided.
You can organise a Tesco delivery (to be delivered after your arrival).
Mid week breaks/long weekends can be arranged. Prices and availability to be discussed with owner.
The Scottish Highlands region
At Heath House you are within easy reach of everything the Highlands has to offer. It is the perfect base to explore both near and far, and still be home by nightfall.
Take a day trip to the Isle of Skye and picnic at the foot of the famous Cuillin Hills. Enjoy a boat trip along the Caledonian Canal and across Loch Ness. Spend a day on the slopes, or enjoy a canoe trip around Loch Morlich. Go dolphin watching on the MorayFirth, or take a tour of the many Castles we have to offer.
If you'd rather have a more relaxed day, then spend some time in the City itself, where you can enjoy the variety of shops, restaurants and bars on offer. Visit the local leisure centre, or pop into one of the 3 golf courses available. The choice is endless.
For more information about the area and things to do, please check out the website: click the link beside the enquiry form.
Errogie is a small remote village where you will enjoy plenty of peace and quiet. There are however amenities close at hand should you need them.
The Foyers Hotel is 4 miles away, as is Foyers Shop and Post Office. The Whitebridge Hotel is 6 miles away, and depending on the season, shooting and fishing parties can be arranged here.
Dores Inn, a wonderful country pub/restaurant, can be found 8 miles away (booking is advised). The whole area is rich in forest walks and there are plenty hills to test your climbing on!
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21 Oct 2013
"Peace and tranquilty !"
This was a wonderful house to stay with a large group. Ver spacious, and well equipped throughout. The location is a haven of peace but only 30 minutes to Inverness,& 10 minutes in the car to Foyers P… More
Thank you for your lovely review...so glad everyone enjoyed their stay. Hope that you are able to return to The Heath again in the future.
24 Aug 2013
"Lovely house and garden excellent size for energetic kids and adults!!"
House was very nice inside, rooms all of a reasonable size. Master bed with door onto veranda very pleasant although a bit noisy if there is clomping around upstairs. Open plan great . Everything we needed in kitchen, furniture comfortable and more than enough areas to sit and relax. Loved the balcony and strangely not bothered by midgies much up there. Could have done with coat hooks(lots) either at the front door or back as it was a pest not being able to hang your coat up although not the end of the world. We were disappointed the hammock wasn't there and the 2 swing seats were damaged and quite worn out. The trampoline however was great, between it and the large garden the kids had a great time. Never saw the deer but did manage to entice a few birds in to the feeders. Overall a pleasant week and a great house to relax in.
Thanks for your review...hooks are now in place! Never crossed my mind before, so thank you. Unfortunately the wild highland weather has taken its toll on the tree swings....but these will be replaced for next spring/summer, aswell as the hammock. You should come back and try them out!!
16 Aug 2013
"the perfect holiday retreat"
We stayed in Heath Lodge for two weeks. The house is great. It covers everything a family of five requires. Bedrooms are spacious and the living is great. It is suitable for walking in the area and al… More
Thank you for your lovely comments...so glad you enjoyed your stay.
18 Jul 2013
"Beautifull perfect and amazing"
We booked stunning heath house for a week on the 15th June 2013,we normally holiday abroad but with my mums dog only being a year old we felt it unfair to leave him in a boarding home,myself and partn… More
So glad to hear you all had a great time and enjoyed your stay at the house. Apologies for the campbed! We hadnt used it in some time as we dont do additional guests anymore, but had promised you we could accommodate an 8th person so it was brought out! You should have given me a shout, i would have popped out with one from my own house! Hope the wee one wasnt too uncomfy! Thanks again for your booking....and hope you decide to visit The Heath again in the future.
8 Apr 2013
"Comfortable warm house in a beautiful location"
Heath Gate Cottage. This house attracted us from the outside picture, but inside it was lovely too - very comfortable and easy to live in. Nice and warm (very insulated against the -5 night time temperatures outside) and with a nice open plan living area. Bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious and nicely presented.
We loved the area, it was stunningly beautiful while we were there, the snowy peaks and blue skies reflected in the nearby lakes.
7 Apr 2013
"Wow Wow Wow"
We absolutely loved this house!!! the location was perfect and the children loved running around outside and we saw the deer on several occasions. The house was clean and so comfortable and had everyt… More
Delighted to hear you had such a great time....and even more delighted to hear that you would like to come back!! You're more than welcome anytime!! The little deer family are such an added bonus. Many thanks again for your booking.
15 Mar 2013
"Heath Lodge - we loved this house and the area."
We have stayed twice in Heath Lodge, one of the other houses, (click on the link to the owners own website to see Heath Lodge), last June and the previous year (2011). Because we were just a couple, we were given 40% discount - no complaints there! The house was next to the road but the road is very quiet and the view is across open land towards the hills. The decor and furniture is quite contemporary and we loved the open plan living. There is a very efficient log burning stove which we lit a couple of times just to try it out and have now added one to our own home! Yes the houses are in a remove hamlet but it is just 3 miles to Loch Ness where there is a small store for milk etc and a cafe. There are some good walks from the house - one around a Loch and another through the forest. The road to Fort Augustus is very picturesque, as is the road from the A9 to the house and of course alongside Loch Ness. It's a great area for cycling, although the roads are narrow and may be dangerous for children. It's a fabulous place to spend a peaceful, relaxing holiday and I am happy to recommend the house that we stayed in.
Thanks for the lovely comments, and we hope you will make it back for a 3rd visit!!
21 Oct 2012
"Nice house but remote !"
This is a nice looking house but be prepared for it being remote. Unlike other reviews we did not find the house to be very clean. It was very dusty with food on the kitchen floor and the outside balcony was very dirty and there was no way we were going to use the rusty BBQ .
Many lights in the house were not working which was a slight bother and we had problems with the oven not working. Also the windows are a main feature upstairs for looking out onto the garden and they were very dirty which spoiled the whole effect. There is no view as such from the house , it just looks into the garden.
We were lucky enough to see the deer a few times which was wonderful !
Also the house is open plan and can be quiet noisey at times , usually the first one up in the morning would waken up the rest of the house by just walking on the floor upstairs or making a cup of tea and clattering the dishes.
Overall it's a nice house, but be prepared there is nowhere to walk to for a bottle of milk, newspaper or a pint. Would recommend the Dores Inn for good food but will need to book a table during high season.
Thank you for your review. Sorry that you were not completely happy with your stay, but this is the first you have mentioned it since your stay 5 months ago. Any issues that crop up during a stay are usually rectified immediately, so it would have been nice to have been given that chance. We do advertise the house as being remote, which is why the majority of people tend to visit....a relaxing and peaceful break, yet only 20 mins drive to the city. We had a change of cleaners around that time which may have been the cause of your problem, but again, had you informed me on arrival, i would have resolved this immediately. I hope these issues didnt spoil your holiday too much though. Many thanks.
20 Jul 2012
"A wonderful place to stay!"
We enjoyed a wonderful week in a great house and beautiful environment.
The House ist very clean and very comfortable equipped. It has four very nice bedrooms and three bathrooms, so there is enough space for about six oder seven persons to stay.
The surrounding area ist wonderful. You hear nothing but twittering birds and the sounds of the beautiful nature around. In the very early morning we could watch the deers walking around the house while drinking some coffee upstairs at the dining table. We will definitly come back again!
Thank you for the lovely review...and we look forward to seeing you all back at The Heath again!
11 Jun 2012
Lovely house, in a great spot. Had everything we needed, and kept everyone happy, from toddlers, teenagers and granny!
So glad you enjoyed your visit. The house is great for families to get together.
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