Glaschoille House

Glaschoille House

Knoydart, Scotland
from £555
per Week
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“An elegant lochside lodge, resting on the sparkling shoreline of Loch Nevis, Knoydart - awake to the sound of birds, wild swim out front or celebrate with extended family and friends for a memorable highland gathering.”
Sleeps: 11    Bedrooms: 6
Baby Cot
Dishwasher
Dog Friendly
DVD player
Family Friendly
Garden
Microwave
Music System
Off-Grid
Open Fire/Woodburner
Sea views
Secure Bike Storage
Tumble Dryer
Washing Machine
Wifi

Cool Features

  • Incredibly private seafront location and perfect for wedding ceremonies and large gatherings.
  • BBQ for guests use.
  • Sleeps 11 guests.
  • Your own beach on your doorstep and lawn area out the front.
  • Large comfortable sitting room with open fire overlooking Loch Nevis.
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Cool Features
Good To Know

Good To Know

  • Dogs welcome.
  • Landrover available for guests by private arrangement.
  • Short lets of 3 days to a week by arrangement.
  • Close to local tearoom, mainland Britain's remotest pub The Old Forge and two fabulous restaurants in walking distance.
  • Foot passenger ferry service takes you to Knoydart, so leave you car safely in Mallaig.
  • Weddings catered for.
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Eating

  • Fresh local seafood and award winning Doune Dining Room, open seasonally.
  • 15 minute walk to The Knoydart Pottery and Tearoom open for breakfast and lunches daily.
  • Book a table at the Look Out restaurant (15 mins walk) or Knoydart River Cottage for delicious seafood.
  • Central to the village is The Old Forge, remotest pub in mainland Britain, open seasonally.
  • Order in fresh seafood from Andy Race local fishmongers where you can buy langoustines, hand dived scallops, crab and lobster caught within a 7-mile radius.
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Eating
Highlights

Highlights

  • Local guided ranger walks available for all abilities and landrover tours.
  • Day trips to Skye and the Small Isles can be booked in advance.
  • Fast rib adventures to experience the wildlife up close.
  • Stunning landscapes and beach strolls for families with youngsters and pets.
  • Visit the Foundation craft shop in the village selling local crafts from Knoydart timber, tweed products and local venison.
  • Local microbrewery offers Knoydart real ales for sale on the peninsula through selected outlets.
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An elegant lochside lodge, resting on the sparkling shoreline of Loch Nevis, Knoydart - awake to the sound of birds, wild swim out the front or celebrate with extended family and friends for a memorable highland gathering.

Your own private shooting lodge

If you want to be blissfully "away from it all" amidst spectacular west coast scenery, then Glaschoille, is the place. This comfortable six bedroom self-catering holiday home sleeps 11 and is situated on the West Coast of Scotland on the Knoydart Peninsula, just north of Mallaig. The house can be reached by boat from Mallaig, or if you're a keen hill walker, by hiking 18 miles over the Munros. The house is 2 miles from Inverie village, at the western end of Inverie Bay, set amongst spectacular scenery on the shore of Loch Nevis. With stunning views and untouched mountainous landscape, the setting provides a unique, secluded and tranquil surrounding which cannot be matched. There is off road parking and a private garden with BBQ. As well as being the perfect setting for wedding venues, we can also cater for all other special occasions such as retirements, anniversaries and birthday parties. With a host of local activities and services to enjoy at your leisure, Glaschoille House is the ideal location for a relaxing, fun, unforgettable getaway, anytime of year.

Incredible shoreline location

The house is 2 miles from Inverie village, at the western end of Inverie Bay, set amongst spectacular scenery on the shore of Loch Nevis. With stunning views and untouched mountainous landscape, the setting provides a unique, secluded and tranquil surrounding, which cannot be matched. There is off road parking and a private garden with BBQ. Sleeping 11 guests in 6 well appointed rooms this Victorian shooting lodge caters for larger groups or small intimate weddings. On the ground floor, there are two twin-bedded rooms with an adjoining bathroom and shower room ideal for less mobile guests in your party. Relax after dinner in the large sitting room complete with open fire. Make full use of the house dining room for large groups and family dinner while the fully equipped kitchen is perfect for breakfast and elevenses. You will find an agar, gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine and all the utensils you need for your stay.

Your surrounds 

The Knoydart Peninsula is well known for some of the best hill walking routes in the area including many corbetts, tarbets and of course the three most celebrated; Luinne Bheinn, Meall Buidhe and Ladhar Bheinn (the most westerly munro in Scotland). Book a private guided walk with the local ranger or try a spot of fishing on the nearby River Inverie and Kilchoan Estate (booking essential). Sea fishing is very good in Knoydart and even mackerel fishing off the village pier is a great way to relax while on holiday. Salmon, brown trout and sea trout can all be caught locally.

The wildlife never ceases to amaze guests at Glaschoille Lodge, where it's not uncommon to observe otters breakfasting, pine martens, badgers, as well as roe deer and red deer on the hill. Deer stalking is provided by a professional deer-stalker on the Knoydart Estate, the stalking runs from mid September for stags, and mid November for hinds. Full deer-stalking packages are available from neighbouring Kilchaon Estate or the Knoydart Foundation. Hire some bicycles from the local ranger and hit the bike tracks in the woods maintained by the Knoydart Forest Trust or take a cycle over to Airor which at one time used to be on of the business settlements on Knoydart before the clearances took their toll on the community.

Ceilidh and traditional music nights

The village hall plays host to ceilidh nights and impromptu gatherings with local traditional folk musicians playing for dances where everyone is encouraged to join in, children, guests and locals alike. Burns night and Hogmanay are celebrated widely and there is a programme of events that runs all year in the hall with a licenced bar run by volunteers in the community. You'll need your dancing shoes on for the infamous Orcadian strip the willow that spills out the doors and onto the street at times. As well as being the perfect setting for wedding venues, we can also cater for all other special occasions such as retirements, anniversaries and birthday parties.

With a host of local activities and services to enjoy at your leisure, Glaschoille House is the ideal location for a relaxing, fun, unforgettable getaway, anytime of year!

Winter Season

4 Jan - 31 March (excl Easter/Bank holidays - POA) from £555 per week or £115 per night. November 1 - November 30 from £555 per week or £115 per night.

Mid Season

April 1 - May 31 (excl May bank holidays - POA) from £1445 per week or £415 per night. October 1 - October 31 £1445 per week or £415 per night.

High Season

June 1 - Sept 30 from £2310 per week or £520 per night

Peak Season

Dec 22 - Jan 3 from £2700 per week £635 or per night

Guests comments:

"Two weeks of sunshine! 53 different birds identified with the highlight of a sea eagle which circled right above the house! Stags and wild goats at the monument and an otter in front of the house. Thanks to all who are involved with Glaschoille, we have had a very special break."

"Great few days - great food, good company, good craic - another great stay, fantastic wildlife including sea eagles and pine marten."

"Totally wonderful week - thank you! This is a fabulous house, amazing views, weather, wilderness, waterfalls hailstones and snowy peaks."

"Stags, salmon, sea trout, mackerel, pollock - whales, porpoises, sea eagles, golden eagle and so on... A wonderful fortnight."

Getting here: 

By Road: Drive to Mallaig through the scenic "Road-to-the-Isles". On arrival at Mallaig Pier catch the ferry Western Isles Cruises Ltd advance booking essential www.westernislescruises.co.uk 01687 462233

By air: Glasgow International Approx. 143 miles (3hrs 15 mins) Glasgow Prestwick Approx. 173 miles (4hrs)
Edinburgh Airport Approx. 169 miles (3hrs 45 mins)

By rail: Trains run regularly to Fort William and on to Mallaig, Fort William distance to Mallaig is approx. 1½ hrs.

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