Set in secluded grounds with spectacular views, Farr House is ideal for large parties or family gatherings.
Originally part of a stately home dating back to the Georgian era, this unique property comprises of a converted chapel and tenants hall and was renovated to a high standard in 2016. Combining stylish contemporary design with original features, Farr maintains it's historical feel whilst offering all the advantages of modern comforts – including en-suite bedrooms, smart HD TVs (Netflix, BBC iPlayer, etc), underfloor heating, and super-fast broadband.
Nestled deep in the hills down a winding driveway, Farr’s picturesque and private location has made it host to a number of illustrious guests, including The Duke of Gloucester, the writer Peter Fleming and the actress Celia Johnson. For those seeking walks in the surrounding ancient woodland, outdoor swimming in Farr loch, sporting activities, or simply a base from which to explore Northern Scotland, this property provides an excellent escape from the everyday whilst also being conveniently close to Inverness.
Comprising of eight en-suite bedrooms, Farr House can comfortably accommodate up to sixteen guests. Three ground floor bedrooms comprise of two single beds each, whilst three top floor bedrooms are doubles; three of these en-suite bathrooms have baths and showers, three have showers only. There are two master bedrooms, one with a king sized bed and the other with a super-king sized bed. Both these bedrooms have flatscreen freeview TVs and large en-suite bathrooms with baths and showers, one with a wet room shower.
Farr House is a self-catering property. The kitchen is very well equipped to cater for large parties, with both an AGA and electric cooking stove, three dishwashers, two boiling water taps, a pantry/larder, an ice machine and wine cooler, and all modern cooking utensils. We will leave teas, coffee, milk, butter, oils, bread and various other essentials for your use. The adjoining breakfast room is also very well-equipped and is a light, inviting space. The library, sitting room and dining room form the main part of the house and are also the oldest, the structures being what was once the chapel and tenant's hall. These rooms are spacious, comfortable, and ideal for hosting, with open fireplaces and original family portraits in each of the rooms.
Guests have access to the tennis court and to fishing rights on Farr Loch. If you would like to fish during your stay please let us know beforehand.
You will need a car to access and get around Farr. Despite feeling very secluded, the house is only a convenient 20-minute drive from Inverness and many supermarkets. Sightseeing spots close by include the iconic Loch Ness (25 mins), the historic battlefield site of Culloden (15 mins) and Macbeth's Cawdor Castle (30 mins). We can give you lots of advice on other nearby attractions and landmarks, as well as give recommendations on nearby restaurants.
There is ample parking at the house for up to 6-8 cars.