Historic home to the Clan Fraser for generations this most beautiful and renowned of Highland Estates with its ancient specimen trees and abundant wildlfe is the glorious setting for these eight charming properties we offer here. Standing near the meandering waters of the River Beauly they all enjoy wonderful walking straight from the door with plentiful opportunities for picnics with red kites deer and red squirrels regularly spotted. Kennels Bothy is a stunning romantic retreat converted from the estate kennels and offers a light and spacious interior and is next to Kennels Cottage which was formerly the gamekeepers cottage and has a large garden and views across open farmland. Rose Cottage is tucked away down a quiet lane in the heart of the estate set against the original garden wall it was the head gardener’s cottage. The Stables is a fabulous conversion and incorporates the traditional arched cartshed with a bright glazed open plan interior its boasts beams slate flooring and wood burning stove. It is in the heart of the working farm so views are restricted. And just 3 miles from this rural idyll lies Beauly frequent award winner of Britain in Bloom and home to interesting shopping and a variety of restaurants as well as the ruins of a 13th century priory. At Loch Ness 10 miles away visitors can explore Drumnadrochit’s award winning Monster exhibition take a boat trip or go riding and enjoy spectacular loch views from the ruins of Urquart Castle. Excellent golf courses abound and there is often the chance to watch the ancient game of shinty played on local pitches. Strathglass is a delight to visit with the great glens of Cannich Strathfarrar and Affric (National Nature Reserve) to explore encompassing the ancient Caledonian pine forests. Tomich a beautiful stone built conservation village where the first Golden Retriever was bred boasts a good pub and from here visitors can walk to the dramatic gorge and view the rushing Plodda Falls. Inverness (11 miles) offers excellent cultural amenities a new riverside theatre complex fine dining and excellent shopping as well as bottle nosed Dolphin cruises on the Moray Firth and river cruises on Loch Ness. Close to Inverness lies Culloden Moor the site of the last battle fought on British soil in 1746 and with an excellent visitors’ centre. Romantic Cawdor Castlecomplete with a tower and drawbridge is popularly associated with Shakespeare’s Macbeth and has lovely gardens and grounds. Within an hour’s drive the Cairngorm National Park a renowned centre for outdoor pursuits offers mountain bike tracks water sports skiing and snowboarding (in season) the Cairngorm funicular mountain railway Sled dog adventure centre and Cairngorm Reindeer Herd. The Jacobite Trip a steam railway journey crossing the world famous Glenfinnan viaduct (now featuring in the Harry Potter films) should not be missed and the Highland Wildlife Park and Landmark Scotland’s ‘Theme Park’ are also great attractions. Shop and pub serving good food 1.5 miles (only 0.5 miles to the pub from Duffs Lodge).
All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Conservatory/dining area. Arch to bedroom area with double bed and en-suite shower room with toilet.
£304 - 593 Per Week
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