- Near the Sea
- Riverside / Waterfront
- Village / Rural
- Sports & activity
- Hot Tub
- Internet Access
- Linen provided
- Washing Machine
- Beach within 30km
- Beach within walking distance
- Country Sports
- Golf within 30km
- Sea View
- Ideal for honeymoons
- Pet Friendly
- Short breaks available
- Suitable for events
A luxury waterfront studio apartment with hot tub on the remote Knoydart Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland, with one of the best sealoch hot tub views in the UK. Perfect for mini escapes. Boat access only - fast water taxis run daily. Castaway to "Britain''s last wilderness” and indulge in their romantic self contained apartment studio room for two with en suite, open plan kitchenette, superking size bed canopied bed private decking large sliding french windows onto your own private decking area, wifi, bread machine, nespresso coffee maker and antiques. The quickest relax!
Set in a stunning elevated position, very central within ancient woodland privately set back from the village of Inverie you will enjoy the peace and quiet that comes with the privacy of our woodland. There are few offerings that are set back off from the estate road yet close enough to the the pier, post office and village pub The Old Forge, when you want them! The house is south facing, so it enjoys hours of sunshine all year round. Knoydart House studio self contained en suite studio room is very private, so you share your views with only the deer, golden eagle and abundant birdlife while watching dolphin, porpoise, seal and otter in the loch.
Watch otters at play and deer in the woods from the house decking in an ideal elevated position looking directly across the loch and out to the small isles. Catch the Jacobite Steam train made famous by the car chase with the little wizard of Hogwart from Mallaig for the day. Take a day trip on one of our many fast water taxis to the small isles of Eigg Rum and Canna and visit Rum Castle. Go whale and dolphin watching, climb one of the three munros, organise a days stalking / shooting on the Knoydart Estate. Look for sea-eagles, book a rangers guided walk, go crabbing on the shores of loch Nevis, fungi foraging in the woods beside the house or curl up with a book after a long soak in the hottub under the stars. End your day with a nightcap in the local award winning hostelry, The Old Forge, mainland Britain`s remotest pub or you can dine out at local seafood restaurant, pottery tearoom and café or local eateries.
Knoydart offers a unique hideaway experience being remote, with boat access only and Google maps would have us believe you could drive in- but you can`t! There are a number of excellent connections that can take you here directly. All trains to Fort William and Mallaig go via Glasgow train station. By car, follow the famous A830 `Road to the Isles` from Fort William. Best to allow yourself 1-1 and ½ hours from Fort William to Mallaig. 3 ½ to 4 hours if traveling from Glasgow to Fort William the same from Edinburgh to Fort William or 2 to 2 and ½ hours from Inverness to Fort William. Harry Potter fans will be delighted by the viaduct bridge made famous on the Hogwarts Express/flying car chase is Just after the Glenfinnan monument.
Inverness 108 miles
Nearest Train Station:
Mallaig 60metres from water taxi collect point
Nearest Bus Stop:
Mallaig 50 metres
Inverie Pier 100 metres
The Old Forge Public House, Commended for Seafood
Mallaig (pub can assist with essentials)
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Sleeps 2 in one self contained studio room apartment with self contained kitchen. The studio room is a superking double or can be configured into a twin on request. Underfloor heating throughout. Fridge/freezer and induction hob. Stunning antique and contemporary furnishings. Wifi. Bose sound dock. Nespresso coffee maker, bread machine, touch lighting etc. As featured in Homes and Interiors Scotland, Conde Nast Traveller, and the Sunday Times Best Boltholes.
Giant sunken large luxury outdoor hot tub with 84 jets and a constant 35 degrees Celcius, great after a day on the hill. For exclusive use of Knoydart House Studio Room guests. Enjoy breakfast alfresco on our wraparound floodlit decking.
Guests are personally met and collected on the pier by vehicle and driven the five minute walk to Knoydart house with all luggage. This service is also provided on departure. The local West Coast shellfish and seafood is exceptional and there are excellent fish merchants in Mallaig who can provide fresh langoustines, lobster, oysters, mussels, john dory, turbot, sea bass, monkfish, salmon or any combination of fresh locally caught fish to you during your stay by arrangement. There are several excellent boat operators locally who operate fast water taxi services to and from malaig (15 minute crossing in style and comfort). Guests may wish to charter a fast sea cruise and go island hopping to the Isle of Skye, or the small isles of Eig, Muck, Canna or Rhum alternatively go whale and dolphin watching for minke whales and the stunning orcas that grace our waters during the late summer months. The owners can arrange this for you during your stay. Knoydart House Studio Room lends itself to the perfect relax to walk, explore or simply do nothing. We can also arrange an in – house seafood platter to be delivered to you during your stay with a little notice.
Conditions of Rental
Knoydart House Studio Room is available for 2 night minimum stays if it includes a Fri or Sat night and rates are inclusive of electricity, linen and towels. Your booking cannot be confirmed until receipt of deposit. The balance of the rental charge is required 8 weeks prior to your arrival date.