The Factor's House

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The Factor’s House is a 200 year old, stone built cottage set near beautiful Loch Rannoch in Highland Perthshire, just 3 miles from Kinloch Rannoch and only 25 miles from Pitlochry.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This traditional cottage is just a few hundred yards or so from the loch and has a picturesque exterior which gives little indication of the sublime comfort you will find inside.

The house will entrance you from the outset with its character and charm. The main living accommodation downstairs is open plan with cosy seating positioned by the wood-burning stove that just begs to be curled up in front of. A handy dining table sits alongside and the kitchen area is well-equipped and even has a dishwasher so you don’t have the chore of washing up – you are on holiday after all.

There is also a cosy double bedroom and family bathroom downstairs, while a winding spiral staircase leads up to a comfortable twin bedroom and a delightful galleried seating area that overlooks the downstairs sitting room.

Outside there is parking next to the cottage and grassed garden grounds with a pretty little gravelled seating area (with furniture).

Map & Local

This in an area which has so much to offer - apart from the temptation to sit and do nothing in such glorious and peaceful surroundings, there is also magnificent walking to be had on the surrounding mountains.

The road round the loch is more or less flat, so it is excellent for cycling (bikes may be hired locally). At the far end of the Loch you can catch the West Highland Railway (at the second most remote station in Britain) which will take you up to Fort William. Boats may be hired on the loch, or you can learn to sail, kayak or raft.

The Carie Estate has a mile of frontage on Loch Rannoch, so fishermen should make sure they bring their rods! Stalking can also be arranged in season and the really energetic can try their hands at archery, orienteering, climbing or even an SAS survival night at the local outward bound centre at the head of the loch.

It goes without saying that the surrounding countryside abounds with wildlife. Curlews, oyster-catchers, falcons, owls, golden eagles, pine martens, otters, red squirrels, hares and deer may all be spotted nearby.

There is an hotel and shop at Kinloch Rannoch (3 miles). Pitlochry has all facilities and in addition a distillery, fish ladder and the famous festival theatre where you can 'stay six days and see six plays'. From there, the Great North Road will whisk you north to the Cairngorms, skiing at Aviemore or the chairlift up Cairngorm all year round and beyond that, there is the city of Inverness.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Open plan sitting/dining/kitchen with wood burner, Satellite TV/DVD, electric cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave etc.
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin

Upstairs

Gallery seating-writing area
Twin bedroom

What's included

Cot
Free
Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Highchair
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Camp-bed
£10.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric storage heaters, electric panel heaters and wood-burning stove. Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Christmas 2016 From 19/12/2016 to 27/12/2016
  • Save 10% - New Year! From 27/12/2016 to 03/01/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 4
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 POA £395.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 POA £750.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 POA £795.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £395.00 £450.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £495.00 £550.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £395.00 £450.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £495.00 £550.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £595.00 £650.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £495.00 £550.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £595.00 £650.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £750.00 £750.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £595.00 £650.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £750.00 £750.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £595.00 £650.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £495.00 £550.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £595.00 £650.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £395.00 £450.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £750.00 £750.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £750.00 £750.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
05-Jul-2016

Fantastic cottage and location - all facilities otherwise including good mobile reception and Sky TV in spite of being i...

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Good
01-Jul-2016

Beautiful cottage, but no real views. Was sold as a lochside cottage, but actually did not have direct access to the loc...

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Excellent
23-Jun-2016

Never had rented a lodge/ house that beautiful and luxurious. Very Clean. The interior is very tasteful and harmonic. Pe...

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Good
12-May-2016

Very clean and well kept but slightly smaller than we had expected. Beautiful position.

Excellent
07-Mar-2016

Beautiful cottage, could have stayed another week! Beautifully clean, very cosy and comfortable.

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