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Sleeps - 10
Region - Highlands & Islands
Activities Beach · Boats · Walking / Hiking
Features Children Friendly · Dogs Allowed · Self-Catered
Rental From £2,500 per week
Duirinish Lodge stands in a spectacular position with breathtaking panoramic views across the sea to the Isle of Skye, including the whole of the Cuillin mountain range, Isle of Raasay, Applecross and Torridon.
The lodge was built in 1936 and offers very comfortable accommodation. All the main reception rooms have the benefit of wonderful views to the west including the recently extended drawing room, which opens directly onto a courtyard. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully equipped with an AGA and state of the art equipment and facilities.
There is accommodation for 10 on a self-catering basis. This includes a guest wing, which can be either fully integrated with the main house, or alternatively used by a couple, small group or live-in cook. It is fully equipped to the same high standard as the rest of the Lodge and can be completely self-contained. The Lodge has full central heating throughout.
Duirinish Lodge is a perfect location for holidays – be it for walking, exploring the area, or just for ‘getting away from it all’ to a secluded and tranquil location for relaxation.
Duirinish has a fabulous organic garden producing herbs, fruit and vegetables that is available free of charge guests during their stay. Duirinish will email you the week before you arrive to advise you what is likely to be ready for picking! This years crops are likely to include lettuces, tomatoes, courgettes, potatoes, leeks, brussel sprouts, kale, onions, carrots, turnips, cabbages, salad onions, rhubarb, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, apples, pears, plums…………………… what a fabulous way to get your children to eat their greens!
The private woodland and gardens extend to 18 acres. There is a summerhouse that has been built at the highest point of the property, giving panoramic views all round.
Plockton, 2 miles from the Lodge, is an exceptionally picturesque fishing village, and has a pub, a general store and other facilities.
Duirinish now holds a special licence to allow weddings and civil partnerships to be held in the house or grounds. A marquee can be erected to hold up to 60 guests.
Edinburgh 4 hours. Glasgow 4 hours.
Christmas £3,500 per week on a self-catered basis New Year £3,750 per week on a self-catered basis
Rates Low season From £2,500 per week Mid season (Easter, Bank Hols & Oct Half term week) from £2,950 per week High season (July & Aug) from £3,250 per week
You can’t beat the west coast and the views from Duirinish over to the Isle of Skye are breathtaking!
We had some marvellous days on Skye, in particular, with the walkers among us able to enjoy some stunning views from the Cuillins. We also had some leisurely lunches / suppers in Plockton, which never fails to entrance. The house was everything we hoped for and most of our party agreed that this was one of the very best we had ever had the fortune to find in over 20 years of hiring large houses around the Highlands. Certainly the views are unbeatable! Please thank the owner and housekeeper for making us feel so much at home. Many thanks for your help in facilitating such a really enjoyable week. Mr J Huxtable, Brentwood, UK
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Main Lodge: Sleeps up to 6
Kitchen The kitchen is equipped with electric hob and oven, microwave oven, Miele fridge and freezer, Miele washing machine and dishwasher. There is a Dualit toaster, electric kettle, cafetiere and a radio. The circular table and 4 chairs are hand-crafted from oak. The simple controller for the central heating – using the Biomass renewable energy boiler – is located in the kitchen. Hot water is available throughout the house at all times. A Miele clothes drier is provided in an out-building adjacent to the house.
The sitting room has a flat-screen TV, equipped with Sky including Sky Sports. There is a DVD and CD player.
Kitchen/breakfast room, dining room with open fire, drawing room with open fire, study with open fire, 3 bedrooms, shower room and bathroom.
Guest wing: Sleeps up to 4 Photographs of the Guest wing available upon request
Kitchen/dining room, sitting room, 3 bedrooms and shower room.
Accommodation for up to a total of 10. 2 x double 2 x twin 2 x single
Games room: Separate from the house, and accessible at all times by guests, is the games room. It has a newly recovered pool table, a darts board, a CD / radio player and is heated by the central heating system.
The owner has planted a house vegetable garden so that guests can pick their own fresh vegetables!
The property is equipped throughout with a WiFi network.
For guests who have Vodafone mobiles, we can offer 4-5 bar service throughout the house (note that the guest’s mobile numbers need to be registered with the owners Vodafone SureSignal account in order to access this service). Otherwise mobile coverage is not good at the lodge.
The property has recently achieved is 12th straight year of 5-star rating by VisitScotland’s assessors.
Duirinish have installed a new biomass wood pellets heating and hot water system which is excellent and provides endless hot water and constant warmth throughout the house. Perfect for a winter ‘let’.
Dogs allowed by prior arrangement.
There is a separate games room equipped with pool table, darts and a hi-fi system.
The private woodland and gardens extend to 18 acres. There is a summerhouse that has been built at the highest point of the property, giving panoramic views all round – and they are stunning!
Walking and mountaineering, including several Munros Sea fishing from Plockton Riding Wildlife Cycling
We had some marvellous days on Skye, in particular, with the walkers among us able to enjoy some stunning views from the Cuillins. We also had some leisurely lunches / suppers in Plockton, which never fails to entrance. The house was everything we hoped for and most of our party agreed that this was one of the very best we had ever had the fortune to find in over 20 years of hiring large houses around the Highlands. Certainly the views are unbeatable! Please thank the owner and housekeeper for making us feel so much at home. Many thanks for your help in facilitating such a really enjoyable week.
Mr J Huxtable, Brentwood
We had a fantastic time, house could not have been better. Would recommend the house to anyone and would also return in a heart beat. Thanks again Best wishes
Mr G. Wilson, North Berwick
We had a spectacular time of which most noticeable was the Wedding and our time at Duirinish. I have to tell you that had we known how special Duirinish Lodge was, we definitely would have spent more time there. We were both very taken by this beautiful area, and you should expect to hear from us for a follow up trip...hopefully soon. Thanks again for everything and to all the staff that were so helpful during our stay.
David and Donna Donan, Palm City, Florida, USA
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