Heron is situated in the heart of the historic Achnacarry Estate, home to the chief of the Clan Cameron, who lives at the adjacent Achnacarry Castle. Heron is positioned on the first floor of an original stone farm steading building which has recently been converted into luxury apartments in the heart of this beautiful and historical highland estate. It provides a high standard of accommodation in a unique, peaceful and totally un-spoilt setting. The main living area is open-plan. This stunning room has a large bright and airy living/kitchen/dining area, with traditional sash windows which drink in the wonderful views across this countryside estate from its first floor vantage point. There are two bedrooms – a king-size double bedroom and a twin room, both superbly presented with colour co-ordinated soft furnishings. There is also a large family bathroom with bath/shower above.
Situated on an isthmus in-between River Lochy and Loch Arkaig with the tumbling river Arkaig a few hundred yards away, Heron is surrounded by lochs, mountains and superb wildlife. With wonderful walks and cycle tracks right on the doorstep, Achnacarry Estate is an ideal retreat for an active outdoor holiday or peaceful retreat.
There is an attractive lawned area of garden to the front and a pretty courtyard to the rear of the building. The steading retains its original whinstone facade with traditional large sash windows and the original bell tower with weathervane atop. There is ample car parking for up to two cars and a covered cycle rack area is provided for visitors’ use. A shared drying room is also available in a separate room of the courtyard complex for outdoor clothing, boots etc. There are also picnic tables and bbq’s.
Heron may also be available to let with Ptarmigan, a three-bedroomed apartment in the same steading building.
First Floor: The accommodation is all on first floor level has electric storage and panel heaters and comprises:
Open plan lounge / dining room / kitchen
Lounge area: with satellite Freeview large screen TV, DVD, ipod docking station, Hi-Fi/stereo and Wi-Fi. Superb views across the estate.
Dining area: with dining table and chairs for four.
Kitchen area: with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice-box and dishwasher. A very well-equipped spacious kitchen area with integral appliances.
Bedroom 1: with king-size bed.
Bedroom 2: with two single beds
Bathroom: with shower over bath, WC and wash basin
All electricity included. Bed linen and towels supplied. Cot and highchair available. Shared use of drying room with large tumble dryer (extra cost of £2 per dry). Shared use of freezer. Wi-fi/internet access for browsing and emails. Public payphone onsite as mobile signal is poor in the immediate area.Picnic table and chairs available. Cycle rack available. Off road parking for 2 cars. There is a separate drying room with washing machine and a large tumble dryer, each guest receives a drying room key on their key fob. There is also a freezer in there for shared use of the two x 2 bedroom apartments which do not have a freezer in their apartments. There is an honesty box for the tumble dryer use (£2 a dry - the only extra to pay for).
First floor apartment set in the historic Achnacarry Estate, home to the chief of the Clan Cameron