East Lodge

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2

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Stay in your very own fairy tale castle. Feel like a prince or princess in our 19th century tower house beside the River Tummel.

 

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Sit by the open fire with your favourite tipple
Romantic four-poster in the tower
East lodge from the riverbank

if you want to stay somewhere fun, spectacular, this is the place to go to....

At A Glance

  • Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom with shower-bath, 1 walk-in shower room

  • Steps to front door

  • 3 storey building

  • Steep stair to top floor from master bedroom

  • Free WiFi

  • 1 TV with Sky Free-sat

  • 1 TV as DVD player only

  • Unenclosed garden with riverbank

  • Dogs welcome - no livestock in the vicinity

  • Walks along the riverbank

  • Open fire - starter pack logs

  • Short breaks sometimes available

  • Free Trout Fishing permit in season

  • Use of rowing boats on loch

  • Heating by storage and convector heaters with open fire.

  • Electricity, included in the rent

 

Overview

This truly exceptional holiday home is set in woodland beside a peaceful stretch of the River Tummel.  The sitting room of this holiday home is light and airy with three windows, the main one facing the river. It has sofas and easy chairs and attractive original fireplace with open fire.

The kitchen/dining room has dining table and chairs and is very well equipped.

The ground floor twin bedroom has two single beds and it has three windows facing the pine woods. There is a wetroom with heated floor next to it. There is a TV/DVD player together with a sofa in this bedroom.

On the first floor there is a twin bedroom with two single beds a dressing table/chest of drawers and hanging space.  Next to this is the family bathroom with bath with shower over.

Up a few steps to the middle tower bedroom with kingsize four-poster bed and chest of drawers and wardrobe and a lovely view to the river and Schiehallion.

Leading from the double room, but curtained off, is a steep narrow staircase to the Second Floor twin bedroom. (Please be aware: The stair is unsuitable for the elderly or infirm or for small children)

Equipment in East Lodge

The cottage has WiFi.  Two TVs, one with Sky Free-sat and the other plays DVDs, CD player.

Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, cutlery, glass, china, utensils, pots and pans, serving dishing, tea towels.

Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and board, drying rack, clothes pegs.

Duvets, pillows, extra blankets, bed linen, towels, bath mats, hairdryer.

Vacuum cleaner, basic cleaning supplies including washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, all purpose cleaner etc.

Original open fire in sitting room and storage/convector heaters throughout.

Books and puzzles

 

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Around East Lodge

Built by the present owner's great-grandfather as the gate lodge of the east drive to Dunalastair House in 1892, this house has spectacular views across the river to Schiehallion mountain.  The drive is no longer in use as it is finishes a few hundred yards along the river. 

There is a lovely walk from the cottage through the pine woods along the riverside in both directions. To the east a few hundred yards away are some attractive falls amongst the boulders and pine trees. By the house there is a stretch of the river known as the Queen's Pool where you can fish for trout and you can sometimes see salmon. Legend has it that this was where Robert the Bruce ferried his queen across the river.

For larger parties of up to 12, there is another cottage, Tuim, nearby that could be rented together with East Lodge.

Free trout fishing is available in season.  See Fishing for details.

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