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Balnakeil House – Home 593822 Lodge

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 17 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Balnakeil House – Home 593822

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 5 reviews

  • Lodge
  • 8 bedrooms
  • 17 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Lodge / 8 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / sleeps 17

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Balnakeil is an A listed nine bedroom Highland lodge which sleeps up to 17. Now fully restored it has been sympathetically refurbished to provide a unique and luxurious experience.

The setting is amazing, all rooms have spectacular sea or mountain views, step out the back door and onto the mile and a half long white sandy beach. Whilst inside enjoy a timeless décor of earthy colours in sympathy with the surroundings, solid wooden furniture and heated slate floors, lovely muted plaids and tweeds from Anta. The superbly equipped kitchen with an Aga at one end, and a stove at the other separated by a 4.5m long oak table, makes the perfect spot to gather and socialise whilst preparing and enjoying meals. A games room with a table football and air hockey, board games, books, DVDs, stove, a comfy sofa and a flat screen TV will keep the young at heart entertained, whilst those requiring quieter moments can rest in the sumptuous drawing room upstairs, with a view over the beach, before

Balnakeil is an A listed nine bedroom Highland lodge which sleeps up to 17. Now fully restored it has been sympathetically refurbished to provide a unique and luxurious experience.

The setting is amazing, all rooms have spectacular sea or mountain views, step out the back door and onto the mile and a half long white sandy beach. Whilst inside enjoy a timeless décor of earthy colours in sympathy with the surroundings, solid wooden furniture and heated slate floors, lovely muted plaids and tweeds from Anta. The superbly equipped kitchen with an Aga at one end, and a stove at the other separated by a 4.5m long oak table, makes the perfect spot to gather and socialise whilst preparing and enjoying meals. A games room with a table football and air hockey, board games, books, DVDs, stove, a comfy sofa and a flat screen TV will keep the young at heart entertained, whilst those requiring quieter moments can rest in the sumptuous drawing room upstairs, with a view over the beach, before all joining up for dinner in the dining room. The nine bedrooms are welcoming and exceptionally comfortable, with crisp white linen over memory foam mattresses.

It is a pretty walk to Durness (1 mile) to find the shop, pub, and petrol station, stop by the Craft village on the way and browse the local arts and crafts on offer, or buy some tasty chocolate at the well-known Chocolate Factory

Location description from owner

The Caithness and Sutherland region

With magnificent mountains, a rugged coastline and wide unpolluted beaches... Sutherland is the perfect self catering holiday destination.

There's something for eveyone all year round, including:

Superb hill and mountain walking
Salmon, trout and sea fishing.
An abundance of hill lochs
Deer stalking
Magnificent, unpolluted beaches
Glorious Balnakeil Bay
A unique craft village, established over thirty years ago
Nine-hole golf links
Traditional highland fishing port of Kinlochbervie nearby
Cape Wrath lighthouse and spectacular Smoo Cave
Haunted Sandwood Bay
Welcoming pubs and restaurants

Durness

The most North Westerly village in mainland Scotland, the ancient village of Durness, unspoilt by modern convention, offers a truly peaceful location amidst awe inspiring landscape. The village is steeped in history and boasts evidence of an 8th Century Christian settlement, cave dwellings and Viking invasions. The surrounding coastline is fringed with spectacular beaches of silver sand, soaring cliffs and deep caves. It is a splendid location from which to explore the solitude of the Highlands whilst watching the varied wildlife, or enjoying a spot of golf on Britain's most northerly golf course. Vist Smoo Cave, a large sea cave with a tiny river running through, and the large colony of puffins at nearby Faraid Head, offering a superb opportunity for wildlife photography. The local Craft Village, situated on a rather picturesque old RAF radar base, affords visitors the opportunity to purchase local giftware and art, produced by this sustainable, hospitable community. A vast area of outstanding natural beauty, Durness makes an ideal base for touring the rest of the Highlands.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 11 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 4 Family bathrooms, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Elizabeth E
Response rate:
50%
Calendar updated:
01 Oct 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Lodge has 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and sleeps 17. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Aug 2013. Located in Caithness and Sutherland, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £3200 to £3900.

The Owner has a response rate of 50% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Oct 2016.

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