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Stunning Lodge, Remote Luxury with Best Sealoch Hot Tub View in UK, (sleeps 10)

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
House in Knoydart, Nr. Mallaig, Inverness-Shire, Scotland - stunning loch view

Knoydart House is a stunning new luxury eco build located on the remote Knoydart Peninsula overlooking Loch Nevis (Gaelic for Heaven). Featured in Conde Nast and Sky Travel Channel as a remote luxury hideaway with one of the best hot tub views in Scotland. Underfloor heating, large Douglas fir open beams, vaulted ceilings, drystone features and antiques throughout. Wifi, Bose sound dock, Pro-running machine, Lge Gas BBQ, Bluray DVD freesat, large outdoor hot tub. Well behaved dogs welcome. A large social space for family gatherings/groups. Go fungi foraging, crabbing, lobster potting, hill walking, climbing, beach walks & island hopping to Skye & Small Isles. Local fast water taxis run daily. Share the decking with otters at breakfast, mackerel fishing, watch the dolphins in the bay or go whale watching out in the Sound, with no light pollution experience the Milky Way for the first time! Visit the Old Forge remotest pub in mainland Britain – great for seafood, real ales or a nightcap!

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Hi, my name is Jackie Robertson. I run Knoydart House and Hide our smaller luxury hideaway for couples, both offer something very very special. Remote luxury self catering for families and friends in our larger property Knoydart House or for 2 people in our new luxury let Knoydart Hide on the beautiful Knoydart Peninsula. We have 2 children, are pet friendly (well behaved pets) and enjoy sharing Knoydart House and Hide with families with children as well as couples in love who want to unwind and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the rough bounds of Knoydart Peninsula. Our lifestyle is very different, being accessible only by boat Knoydart offers a true escape, 15 minute by boat off the beaten track. Although boat access only, Knoydart is a bustling little village with pottery tea room. post office, seafood pub and restaurant for great reconnection time with those that matter the most. Knoydart is a fantastic place to bring up children, the lochs are bursting with scallops and razor fish, fresh mussels, lobsters crabs, mackerel and creel langoustines. Folk music figures highly. Go wild swimming in our clear crystal river, relax by a waterfall, go sealife spotting for whales, orca, minke, porpoise, stag, deer, otter or sea eagle.

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 star accommodation, 5 star service! You did us proud. - Donald and Diane Lunan, Elgin



Have had an absolutely fantastic time. Weather's been good and The Old Forge (local pub) is excellent and Knoydart House is just STUNNING with an awesome view! Cant wait to come back again. Thanks for a lovely stay. - Melanie Jones and Family, Kippen & Helensburgh



Absolutely Fabulous, Great house, pub and people couldn't have chosen a better place. - Alastair Webster, Portknockie



Fabulous location and pure luxury - WOW! Great kitchen, living room, dining room, hot tub and view x Thanks. - Max and John, London



A really really really STUNNING place we LOVED it here! Thank you so much for making us feel so at home and relaxed, what a special weekend - hot tub was pimpin! - Hannah and Joey, New York
Oct 2010
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Location

From the Owner

We have lived here on Knoydart for 20 years, it is known as the last wilderness and is a stunning location. Having run mainland Britain's remotest pub The Old Forge for 20+ years and recently sold it we bought the land where we built Knoydart House and then last year Knoydart Hide. The location overlooks Loch Nevis, sealoch Gaelic for heaven set in under an acre of private woodland with uninterrupted views across the loch. The spot where we built Knoydart House was first claimed by our young Children aged 10 and 12 for their den and made way for our larger development of our new eco house completed August 2010 and Hide completed in 2014. There is no light pollution on Knoydart, you can watch otters feast at dawn from the decking, the boats come and go across the loch and observe the milky way for the first time!

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Knoydart has some great low level walks and beach strolls for all ages. Knoydart House is situated approx 70 metres from the beach overlooking our sea loch, Loch Nevis. Less than 5 minute walk. You can watch the otters at dawn and the porpoise out in the bay from Knoydart House.

Travel:

Take the A830 'Road to the Isles' from Fort William. Best to allow yourself 1-1 and ½ hours from Fort William to Mallaig. 3 ½ - 4 hrs from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Fort William. 2 - 2 ½ hours from Inverness to Fort William. Harry Potter fans see the viaduct bridge made famous on the Hogwarts Express/flying car chase at Glenfinnan monument. Pass the white sands of Morar, made famous as the beach locations for Local hero with Burt Lancaster. Direct Sleepers from London, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Distances:

All trains / sleepers go to Fort William and Mallaig via Glasgow train station. Sleeper direct from London. Knoydart local cars and Knoydart House guests can park up cars safely in the car park in Mallaig, situated on the left before you go through the main roundabout entering Mallaig. Local ferry and water taxis depart daily 15 min crossing. They are very comfortable, sail in all weathers across a sheltered sealoch and are very safe. Several sailings a day, we are happy to arrange for you.

Further Details:

We have the most amazing fresh shellfish landing daily. Mallaig is home to several fish merchants who can arrange fresh langoustines, John Dory, scallops, mussels, haddock, oysters etc for your holiday stay. During the week they will arrange pre-ordered fish to Knoydart on the ferry by arrangement as will the local Co-op just ask us at time of booking for information and we will assist you.

There are excellent water safaris to rum eigg and the small isles, or go whale watching with our wildlife operators, see minke whales and orca, porpoise, dolphin and seabirds in their natural habitat. Boat charters direct from Knoydart. The house is 5 mins from the pier.

Local fast water taxis cross our sheltered sealoch (20mins) up to seven sailings a day seven days a week.

Visit Gavin Maxwell's museum, see Eilan Donan Castle in Skye by boat, climb munros or simply relax. Knoydart offers something for everyone of all ages.

We offer a personal collection service of all guests and their luggage when arriving and departing Knoydart House, with a landrover and trailer on the pier. The house is only 5 mins from the pier but you are on holiday after all!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 3 nights
From
£375
£1,800
 
 
Easter Break
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Mid season
22 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
HIgh Season
3 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Mid Season
26 Aug 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
 
October Breaks
7 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
Low Season
31 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 3 nights
From
£375
£1,900
 
 
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,500
for 7 nights
£3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Email us with your chosen dates our website www.knoydarthouse.co.uk which shows current availability as li, which is updated every day. We will acknowledge dates available by return along with our standard T/C. £400 deposit secures your booking by BACS or secure c/card payment. Balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival, where we confirm arrival times, water taxis etc. We offer a guest collect & return to the house from pier. House can be booked weekly Fri- Fri or 3 night stays excl Xmas/new yr Oct - Mar.

Changeover Day:
Fridays, 10am to allow Wonderwoman in with her golden duster! Thank you for your co-operation.

2015 RATES & AVAILABILITY REMAINING for 2015

09 Nov - 13 Nov *SPECIAL OFFER AVAILABLE 4 nights £300 per night or 3 night minimum stay £330 per night
7 Dec - 11 Dec DECEMBER SPECIAL OFFER* AVAILABLE 4 nights £300 per night, 3 nights £330 per night or 2 nights £350 per night
14 Dec - 18 Dec DECEMBER SPECIAL OFFER* AVAILABLE 4 nights £300 per night, 3 nights £330 per night or 2 nights £350 per night
18 Dec - 20 Dec FRI / SAT DECEMBER SPECIAL OFFER* AVAILABLE 2 night stay £375 per night

RATES & AVAILABILITY REMAINiNG for 2016

29 Jan - 5 Feb AVAILABLE £1795 or minimum 3 night stay £375 per night
19 Feb - 26 Feb AVAILABLE £1795 or minimum 3 night stay £395 per night
26 Feb - 4 Mar AVAILABLE £1795 or minimum 3 night stay £395 per night
4 Mar - 11 Mar AVAILABLE £1795 or minimum 3 night stay £395 per night
18 Mar - 25 Mar AVAILABLE £2200
22 Apr - 29 Apr AVAILABLE £2300
3 June-10 June AVAILABLE £2500
10 Jun-17 Jun AVAILABLE £2500
16 Sep - 23 Sep AVAILABLE £2195
30 Sep - 7 Oct AVAILABLE £2195
7 Oct - 14 Oct AVAILABLE £2295
4 Nov - 7 Nov AVAILABLE 3 NIGHT WEEKEND SPECIAL FRI/SAT/SUN £395 per night
18 Nov - 25 Nov AVAILABLE £1995 or 3 night minimum stay £395 per night
2 Dec - 9 Dec AVAILABLE £1995 or 3 night minimum stay £395 per night
9 Dec - 16 Dec AVAILABLE £1995 or 3 night minimum stay £395 per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Knoydart has no roads in, boat access only and is a great family and friends castaway destination. Knoydart House has featured on Sky Travel Channel described as having one of the best sealoch hot tub views in Scotland. The house has 2 private moorings, antiques, wifi, Nespresso coffee maker, Brabantia, Panasonic breadmaker, TV, freesat and pro running machine. There is a BOSE ipod dock for your iphone or ipods. The house has large vaulted ceilings and 5 bedrooms, no bunk beds all rooms are either twins or superkings configured to your choice there is also a king size bed, underfloor heating and wood burning fire with drystone features and Douglas fir open beams throughout. The house was built with social space in mind, musical instruments, a selection of games. Although a more unspoiled location Knoydart really has something for everyone, the walking is out of this world 3 munros on our doorsteps, complete privacy yet only 5 mins walk to the pub, village, tearoom pottery and pier. Mackerel fishing, crabbing, ceilidhs and the best seafood on our doorstep. Relax under the nightsky and watch the milky way with a glass of bubbles in the hot tub or watch the boats slip their moorings and dine alfresco breakfast with the stags, otters and porpoise at play in the loch.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • 3 of the Bedrooms are all en-suite 4th and 5th bedroom have a large bathroomfor their own use.Bathrooms are supplied with Arran Arromatics luxury Scottish hand dispensing soap and hand lotion, , eco half flush toilets and antique mirrors throughout.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 Master suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, En suite 4 poster master loch facing & memory foam mattress
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, superking or twin zip link to suit with private decking
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, twin room
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Superking or twin configuration to suit - en suite
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Superking or twin en suite, tv, wc shower, kitchenette, deck
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms + Cots) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Loch views en-suite, antique empire bed (king). Bedroom 2 Loch views French patio doors decking, superking/twin. Bedroom 3 Loch views French patio doors decking, superking/twin en-suite. Bedroom 4 Small twin. Bedroom 5 Superking en-suite. Towels and hot tub towels provided. Hairdyers. We can provide an additional guest bed and linen if requested by prior arrrangement (surcharge, thank you)

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is furnished to a superb very high level with antiques throughout. The property also has a large outdoor hot tub which is sunk into the decking and floodlit and a new large Weber Gas BBQ for outdoor entertaining on the decking. Outdoor furniture for al fresco meals the house is south facing the house enjoys sunlight all day long and the design of the house with large glass windows maximises the use of our long summer days and to die for sunsets. Outside: Landscaped with grassed area to the sides of the property set in under an acre of private woodland with stunning uninterrupted views across the loch, this waterside property has wraparound decking, floodlit with large hot tub for 8 guests. The decking makes a stunning outlook for dining alfresco, flick the gas on the BBQ for supper and enjoy the uninterrupted views across the loch from the comfort of outdoor furniture. Floodlit at night brings the inside out great for social gatherings and cocktails pre supper. Utility Room: Large Whirlpool American washing machine and matching tumble dryer, Belfast sink, Brabantia ironing board and Phillips eco iron. Covered outside area for wet gear. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury towels, quality white crisp cotton linens throughout all beds made on arrival. Electricity and a starter pack of logs are provided. Property is cleaned thoroughly between lets and on stays of more than 1 week additional linen is provided for you. Other: A pro running machine is in the gallery, with solid safety glass banisters throughout overlooking the main social space and the loch. A comfy area in the gallery makes for a great reading spot or quiet time. One of the bedrooms has a full studio kitchen.

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