Exceptional highland lodge beside the river tastefully restored with original stone features, oak beams and woodburners.
Runie Lodge was built 1851 as the local school and has been lovingly refurbished providing quality comfort for you in this luxury holiday home. With spacious rooms, original stone features, oak beams, wood burning stoves and tastefully decorated in Farrow and Ball colours, the lodge has a timeless atmosphere and is the ideal location to relax and unwind.
Arrive to home baking, high ceilings, tall windows and basket of logs. The heart of the home is the spacious kitchen, sit on the window seat, look to the river and chat with the family while preparing dinner. Fully equipped to a high standard for creative cooks with range cooker, retro fridge, island unit and dresser.
The emphasis is on comfort and the wood burners provide a warming focal point in the sitting room and kitchen with all the logs provided. There is plenty to read, a huge collection of DVD's, music and games for evenings or the day you do not want to venture out.
Upstairs are three bedrooms, a king size room with antique furniture and a lovely French stove. A twin room with stunning stag wallpaper and river views and a pretty cosy single room, the king and twin rooms also have wash basins. Chandeliers, elegant lamps, soft duvets and quality bed linen all add to a restful night’s sleep.
The bathroom has oak flooring, chandelier, a free standing roll top bath and shower with rain head, included are luxury bath products.
The old schoolteacher’s house has its own driveway & private entrance with ample parking. The garden is child and dog friendly and there are walks directly from the lodge. Venture to the River Kanaird which winds its way around the lodge, look out for otters, cycle along the track, climb Ben Mhor Coigach, collect mussels from Dun Canna beach or explore The Postie's Path to Achiltibuie, all are in striking distance from Runie Lodge.
An adventure playground right outside the gate, the area offers all types of outdoor activities, if you like to be surrounded by natural beauty in comfort then Runie Lodge is the place for you!
All facilities Ullapool
Antique & quality furniture
Cot and highchair available
Fuel and power included
Ironing board and iron
Linen and towels included
Radio - cd player - IPod player
Rangemaster cooker and hob
Retro fridge with icebox
TV / DVD
Washing machine / tumble drier
Wood burner stoves - we provide the wood
Ground Floor :
Sitting room woodburner
Spacious kitchen with island unit and dining table
First Floor :
King-size bedroom with woodburner
Family bathroom, bath with shower over, wash basin and toilet
The Lodge ideally suits guests who like to be in the countryside surrounded by natural beauty. Runie Lodge is situated 7 miles north of Ullapool; follow the A835 until you reach Strathkanaird, approximately 100 yards after the village sign turn left into a single track road to Blughasary. Runie Lodge is 150 yards along the track and is the first large white house.