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The Old Schoolhouse
Property: 5578 Highland

The Old Schoolhouse - The Old Schoolhouse


Sleeps: 4 + cot
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No

  • Wonderful views, Loch Ness just 10 minutes by car.
  • Ideal location for touring the Highlands.

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Situated high above the southern shores of Loch Ness, seventeen miles from Inverness and with beautiful views, the Old Schoolhouse has a wonderful atmosphere and is a perfect and peaceful base for exploring the Highlands.

Built in 1878 this was a teacher's house for over a hundred years, the Old Schoolhouse adjoins the Old School (now home to the owners). The area is rich in history and in wildlife: from hut circles and cairns to battlefields and castles; while pine marten, deer, red squirrels, osprey, Slavonian grebes and divers are all seen nearby.

With miles of tracks, quiet roads and forest, or the open solitude of hill and moor, there is plenty of scope for cycling and walking straight from the house. Why not fish from the loch shore, or visit Loch Ness and the Falls of Foyers via the ancient Pass of Inverfarigaig.

The Old Schoolhouse also makes a good base to explore further afield: the Moray coast with its sands and dolphins, the Cairngorms National Park, the Caledonian forests of Glen Affric, Skye and the west, Aviemore and the Nevis range with year round resorts for water sports, mountain biking and winter sports while Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, is within reach for shopping, theatre, cinema and leisure facilities.

The Old Schoolhouse has been simply and tastefully modernized to a high standard, retaining much of its original character.

Accommodation comprises:

Comfortable lounge with wood-burning stove, CD, DVD player and radio (note: there is no TV reception but there is a large selection DVDs, books and games). Views to loch and hills. Large well appointed kitchen/dining room with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge and freezer, washing machine, high chair, ironing facilities. Outdoor washing line.

Double bedroom with Victorian fireplace, beautiful views.
Twin bedroom overlooking rear garden.Cot available.
Bathroom with bath and shower.
Oil central heating.
Electricity, heating, logs (first basket), and bed linen inclusive.
Front garden and side garden with box hedges, garden furniture and barbecue. Large rear garden shared with owners.

No smoking and sorry no pets.



This property appears courtesy of ClickHolidayCottages.co.uk

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lounge
lounge
kitchen
kitchen
landing
landing
Loch Mhor, opposite the Old Schoolhouse
Loch Mhor, opposite the Old Schoolhouse


Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: No. 
Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. All bedding and towels

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Oil

Open Fire: Yes.  Fuel type: Wood

Disabled Facilities: No. 

Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Front and side garden with garden furniture and barbecue. Large rear garden shared with owners.

Local Services: Village shop - 6 miles; pub - 6 miles; main shopping, theatre, restaurants, leisure facilities at Inverness - 17 miles



Standard Rates

From £300.00 (winter/early spring)
To £485.00 (summer)
Weekend breaks from £180.00




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Directions

Travelling from Inverness on B862.
When entering Errogie, just past the church on your right, you will see a postbox. The Old School and Schoolhouse are on your right just after the postbox. Parking is available at the bottom of the garden of the schoolhouse.



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