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Eagle Lodge

Strathpeffer, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 974034)

4.5

Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Eagle lodge is a lovely log cabin, set in a quiet location-(not the easiest to find), and has a fantastic forest to get lost in, my teenagers and dogs just loved it."

    Strathpeffer is in a central location to visit east or west coast. We had never been up North-East highlands before and drove up to John O'Groats and Dunnet head, stopping in a lovely tea shop on route. Another day, we went to Ullapool, which is within easy reach.

    Reviewed by JenniferOct 2021

  • "2nd time at this holiday lodge and we just love it."

    Hopefully be back again next year

    Reviewed by LoriSep 2021

  • "The directions to the the location were frankly useless."

    Everyone arriving at the site at the same time seemed to experience the same difficulties as the directions were over-complicated. The lodge was very well equipped and very comfortable and could not be faulted. I think the experience could though be enhanced by having some personal interaction with someone on site this avoiding some initial difficulties with the television, keys and locks etc. Otherwise, I great experience.

    Reviewed by TrevorAug 2021

  • "The duvet in the double room is filthy."

    I was horrified when I removed the cover at the end of our stay. Other than that, the lodge is perfect, better than your listing indicates. We had a great week with 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Lots of space for everyone to relax.

    Dear Mrs Yule, Many thanks for your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and are delighted that you felt our lodges exceeded your expectations. I have taken on board your comments about the duvet; we are very sorry that you had to find it in such an unsatisfactory condition. We are having it replaced between guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LynneJul 2021

  • "Couldn't have found anything better, such a lovely setting, very welcoming and everything we needed."

    Many thanks, will book with you again.

    Reviewed by JeanJun 2021

  • "We had a really enjoyable stay, nice to be met with chocolates."

    The lodge is one of six lodges on the site, I thought would be isolated but still had privacy. Sofa and carpets felt a little dated but nothing wrong with either just personal preference. Was great having a washing machine and tumble dryer on last night we managed to get half our clothes clean, takes the pressure off when got home. Only major improvement is those last few directions, you do not see the lodge from the road the only indication its there is a parking space with a low level sign saying Eagle Lodge, maybe a sign from the road, two of the other lodges have signs so eagle Lodge could as well

    Reviewed by AdamJun 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at the eagle lodge, i would say some clearer directions on finding the lodge would be handy as i called the caretaker (who was very helpful and friendly) as we couldn't find the lodge."

    you have to walk between two other lodges to get to it, the shared carpark is the only indication you are in the correct place. The lodge itself is lovely, we were there as a group of 4 plus two dogs and had ample space. Kitchen well stocked with utensils and crockery. The location is great, not far from some lovely walks and only an hour or so from lots of bigger towns, we used it as a ‘base camp’ for doing some days trips exploring some of the more northern areas such as ullapool. Would definately reccomend and would return

    Reviewed by SuzanneMay 2021

  • "The mini break was set in a great place, the Lodge was brilliant,clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing break."

    Reviewed by Sherri-leeMay 2021

  • "Only down side was running out of hot water during a shower"

    Reviewed by AaronOct 2020

  • "Directions could be made easier to follow."

    Without GPS it was hard to find the road leading to the cabin coming from the Contin road. No signs from car park for the woods to say what road to take

    Many thanks for your feedback and we are very sorry that you found it so tricky to find us. We have asked Sykes to ensure that future customers get the direction which are on our website, which include local landmarks and should make it easier to find the lodges. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LyndaOct 2020

  • "Door on the freezer compartment in the fridge would be a good addition."

    Many thanks for your feedback. We hope you enjoyed your stay. The fridge has now been replaced so the icebox should not cause any more problems. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2020

  • "Without doubt our best uk holiday (or even any holiday) we have ever had."

    The cabin was perfect in every way,it was clean,super comfy and in an amazing location,perfect for exploring the highlands and it’s beauty. We are booking again for November for a winter getaway!

    Reviewed by OliverAug 2020

  • "We booked the lodge as a last minute holiday as we normally do cottages in the highlands &our dog was still detained to small walks as he had cruciate ligament damage in both hind legs got right leg done in June &left leg just 4weeks ago although we have did walks at blackmuir woods."

    We would also look at lodges now that we have been to one

    Reviewed by AudreyOct 2019

  • "Excellent accommodation, peaceful and relaxing and great for the dog too."

    Everything that you needed was there and more. Just felt like home but with a view

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2019

  • "Directions given weren't 100% accurate - should be go straight ahead, not turn left at the end."

    Anyone using google maps should search for Ross Holiday Homes and it will take you right to the lodge.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2019

  • "This lodge was dirty,and fridge had a freezer with no door and nothing froze except on fridge shelf."

    rang owner and accused me in so many words as a liar. Her house keeper does a good job.The bathroom has an awful smell and l had to clean it.The kitchen and fridge dirty. Just thick dust and cobwebs everywhere.floors dirty. The Hoover they expect you to use stinks bad and broke.l could go on .lt ruined holiday l just did not want to stay there.

    Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that your comments and I can assure you that this feedback is not typical of this property. The scores and comments are extremely positive. The owner has reviewed the feedback and advised that they weren't aware of the issues you raised on arrival. As soon as they were aware, the owner offered a re clean of the cottage for you which was declined. Our owners are more than happy to help guests have the best holiday that they can. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichelleAug 2019

  • "What a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by GordonJun 2019

  • "The cottage was perfect, everything we needed was there and it was really comfortable, the setting was amazing, very natural and peaceful."

    Ideal for a peaceful retreat.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2019

  • "The peace and quiet but we have been there before but not that one."

    It was just amazing even the 2 x dogs where chilled and considering one is only 11 months old that is saying something. The only thing it was a bit annoying was the satellite dish kept dropping the signal so didn't get a lot of channels not a great hardship and we did leave a comment in the book. Would definitely recommend it as I have done for your company many times really fab time felt as if we had a holiday.

    Reviewed by PamelaMay 2019

  • "Great base for exploring."

    The Lodge had everything you needed. The Lodge was also pet friendly and even had a dog bed out on the veranda. Great woodland walks and plenty of peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by MoiraAug 2018

  • "No problem with our booking through Sykes - my only constructive criticisms would be that the website could be a little bit clearer with the description."

    The photo and description of ample parking gives the impression that parking is directly outside the lodge, which would have been ideal for us as my grandfather has to have a wheelchair as he has limited mobility and also has a portable oxygen unit, however the parking was actually a little way from our lodge down a gravel path which was quite awkward as the wheels sank into the gravel but we managed, it just wasn't as easy as I thought it was going to be. The other thing we found a little confusing was that the website stated our power was included in our price, however in the information pack inside the lodge, there was a long explanation about electricity and how to complete a form with the meter readings at the start and end of your stay and who to make a cheque payable to. I actually found the form in a cupboard and checked my booking details several times to make sure I hadn't misunderstood anything. Although I had satisfied myself that we had 'pre-paid' for our power I was very conscious of this for the duration of our stay which made me slightly unsettled throughout our stay. As a say nothing but some clearer instructions would resolve for anyone else staying here and now I know the location of each lodge I would just book one with parking directly outside.

    Reviewed by KerryJul 2018

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The property

Eagle Lodge sits amid the picturesque Blackmuir Forest in the Scottish Highlands town of Strathpeffer.

This cosy lodge offers accommodation for four people, an ideal location for a Scottish countryside getaway.

Embracing a slightly elevated position, enter this log cabin and be welcomed by the refreshing wood-clad interior.

A splendid family bathroom rests to your left, a soothing spot to soak in a bubble bath after a stroll through the surrounding woodland.

Step through into the main living area, this compact and cosy room benefits from snug leather seating, a well-equipped kitchen and a social dining table.

Just off of the open-plan living room rest the two bedrooms; a double and a twin are finished in a delightful fashion with thoughtful, homely touches.

Truly unwind on Eagle Lodge's decked veranda, which looks out towards the engulfing woodland.

The charming spa village of Strathpeffer is a lovely walk away, providing a café, restaurant and a coffee shop.

Dingwall is slightly further afield, coming with a range of high-quality amenities.

The picture-perfect city of Inverness is just 20 miles away, served by an array of the finest shops, bars and restaurants as well as a striking cathedral.

Choose Eagle Lodge as your peaceful Highlands hideaway.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 974036, together they sleep eight people.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and seating area
  • Utility.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with Icebox washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, TV
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking a short walk from the lodge
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Lockable storage under lodge
  • Decked veranda with furniture
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Note: Unfenced pond near property, children to be supervised.

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About the location

STRATHPEFFER

Inverness 20 miles.

Often compared to a Bavarian Mountain resort, the picturesque spa village of Strathpeffer owes its growth to the discovery of water springs during the 1700s, and was declared in 1819 to be the healthiest drinking water in Britain! The original Spa Pavilion has been magnificently restored after a period of disuse and now serves as a venue for a variety of events, including concerts, dances, dramas and exhibitions. The former Victorian railway station, which in times past brought many visitors from near and far, has now been beautifully restored to house craft workers and their shops, and is also home to the Highland Museum of Childhood. Visit the restored Pump house (also a Tourist Information point), take a walk along a forest track, or enjoy the views from the nearby pictish hill fort at Knockfarrel. Whatever you decide there's plenty on offer for all the family.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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