A Finnish Lodge and Stone Boathouse with Spectacular Views Across to the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides

A Finnish Lodge and Stone Boathouse with Spectacular Views Across to the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides

12/06/2019

Located in Roshven on the West Coast of Scotland with views across to the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides you will find two beautiful cottages; Cameron Lodge - a gorgeous Finnish timber lodge with open plan double height ceilings, 360 degree views through large windows and enough room for the extended family. Roshven Boathouse - a stunning stone built boat lodge, set in a supremely private location with its own tranquil crescent shaped beach, frequent wildlife spottings and set in 40 acres of private grounds.

Cameron Lodge

An ultra-smart Finnish lodge with breath-taking shoreline views and stunning design credentials combine luxury living with privacy, nature and unparalleled comfort.

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Upon entering Cameron Lodge the main living area comprises of a stunning open plan, double height space incorporating living, dining and cooking with a wall of floor to ceiling windows to maximise the views. A log burner occupies the centre of the house creates a homely and intimate atmosphere during the winter nights. The ground floor has under-floor heating throughout and the patio doors provide access to the terrace and outside table and seating. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest gadgets and gizmos a cook could ask for. The owners have spared no expense with Denby crockery and crystal wine and drinks glasses for guests use.

Cameron Lodge sleeps up to 8 guests comfortably in 4 bedrooms. The first of four bedrooms is on the ground floor and has a super king size bed. The bedroom is dual aspect and has a contemporary en-suite with bath and large walk in shower. There is ample storage in the wardrobe. The stairs lead you to a galleried landing from which the remaining three bedrooms are accessed. Two of the bedrooms have super king size beds and en-suites, one with bath, with the fourth bedroom having a king size bed. All bed linen provided is luxurious Egyptian cotton and a selection of goose down duvets is available in 4.5, 9.0 and 13.0 tog respectively. All bedrooms have ample storage, hair dryers, full HD flat screen TVs with Freesat, on demand and Netflix.

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All bathrooms are contemporary spaces designed to help you relax. The ground floor shared WC / shower room is fitted with a double shower which has a seat to truly soak away the stresses of modern day living.

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To book your next stay at Cameron Lodge see the link here.

Roshven Boathouse

Set on its own sheltered private crescent shaped beach; Roshven Boathouse has location, location, location – with amazing views over Loch Ailort and the off-shore islands towards the low hills of Ardnish Peninsular and the islands of Eigg, Rum and Muck.

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Beautiful furnishings inside and out, alfresco dining on the verandah and gorgeous use of space where sunlight streams in from every angle. The house was totally converted from a boathouse to a luxury holiday home and now comprises a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a herculean sized living room and social space with large open fire with two twin bunk beds for the youngsters at the back of the sitting room. All linen and towels are supplied, as are logs for the open fire and here is also a barbeque for use on the terrace and deckchairs. It is the ultimate highland hideaway for romantics, and family getaways.

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The kitchen has a beautiful aga, gas hob, larder fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and drier, and all the gizmos and gadgets you could wish for from your ‘home from home' with family and friends. Gaze out from the table where you can see through a window to the original boathouse below and a door leads straight onto the terrace. Breakfast outside is a delight as you will never tire from the ever changing light and scenery on your doorstep. Toasty warm inside and very comfortable, with endless supply hot water and a large bathroom to relax in after a days walk you wont want to leave. Whether sitting inside or out on the terrace, the sea is always just in front of you, with the sound of the waves mesmerisingly close.

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Set within 38 acres of grounds belonging to Roshven House the boathouse offers a secluded retreat with unparalleled tranquillity and beauty in all seasons. Wooded hills, tracks and burns, and extensive rhododendron bushes provide a spectacular, show of colour in all seasons. Shared only with a huge variety of wildlife, including roe deer, red deer, badgers, foxes and pine martens. Common seals bask out in the bay, porpoises are frequent visitors, killer whales can occasionally be spotted from the shoreline, and the area is home to numerous species of birds. This is the perfect retreat for guests who enjoy wild swimming where you can step outside onto your own beach and take to the waters. If you head out early enough you might just catch an otter breakfasting at dawn or sunset.

To book your next stay at Roshven Boathouse see the link here.

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To get to Roshven

By car, go to Fort William. (Roshven is a 3 hour drive from Glasgow, 3.5hr from Edinburgh and 2hr from Inverness). Then take the ‘road to the isles' A830 through Corpach, Glenfinnan to Lochailort. Here turn left on the A861, go 5 miles to Roshven, a further 400 meters you will see stone gates on the right. Turn down towards Roshven House. Satnav; PH38 4NB is the postcode.

By train: The Scotrail sleeper leaves Euston in London at 9.15pm and arrives 25 miles from Roshven away in Fort William at 9.45am the next morning. Great way to travel. The Glasgow line goes all the way to Mallaig, so only 5 miles from the house to the nearest station, Lochailort.

Flying: Glasgow has good flights, and its a fairly straight forward 3.5 hour drive up past Loch Lomond and through Glencoe. Inverness is closer with twice daily flights available.

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