16th October 2018

Farr House

Farr House

 

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 has been recently renovated to the highest standard.

 

"We were blown away by Farr House and its beautiful grounds"

Guests from Bristol, London & Tasmania - February 2018

"We had a wonderful stay - so much more than we could have hoped for"

McDonald family from Peterhead, Glasgow & Skye - March 2018

Sleeping Arrangements

Comprising of eight luxurious bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, Farr House can comfortably accommodate up to sixteen guests.

Warm and relaxing

Even when the snow is thick outside the underfloor heating ensures that you'll be as warm as toast inside the refurbished Farr House.

Piping hot water at all times means that your relaxing bubble bath or refreshing shower is an option any time of day or night.

Guests  often talk about the luxurious bedrooms and how very rested they feel when staying at Farr House.

WiFi in every room

With boosters throughout there are no 'black spots' so that you can stream your devices online or make use of any of the Netflix-enabled flatscreen TVs.

Spacious rooms

Beautiful upholstery with ample space to enjoy your privacy and relax in comfort.

Farr house features heated towel rails, hairdryers and complimentary washing products in each of its well-lit spacious rooms.

Additional Annexe

 

There is a further option for an annexe to be used, bringing the number up to eighteen guests.


This annexe adjoins Farr House and comprises of one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, open plan kitchen, dining and living room.

"A magical experience seeing wild deer from our window"

Thomas and Wendy from China - July 2018

Fine Dining

The dining room is equipped for every occasion with 24-piece sets of cutlery and crockery. The real log fireplace, ancestral portraits and Mackenzie tartan chair covers link this room with its past. 

The Kitchen

Farr kitchen is a chefs paradise with a large pantry and wine storage room, two fridge freezers and three dishwashers. Make use of the wine cooler and ice machine.

Choose from the large electric range, AGA or microwave oven to suit your catering requirements. Whether it's roasting large joints or baking a special cake, you will find all the kitchen equipment you need here.

You can opt for private (full or partial) catering options or choose to go completely self-catering - whichever suits your stay best.

Casual breakfast room

Ideal for breakfast, tea or a less formal area to serve meals for children.

"The kitchen works so well for both formal and casual dining"  

Momoko, Keita and Hayato from Japan - July 2018

BBQ & outdoor picnics

The private boat launch on Farr Loch is just one of many stunning locations to settle down with one of our delicious picnic hampers.

When the sun shines why not also make the most of our coal fired barbecuing equipment and enjoy it on the newly converted outdoor decking area? 

Entertain in style

Be your own host or arrange to have a part or fully catered stay to suit your needs. 

Daily housekeeping is available to take care of the finer details of your stay - take time to consider our experiences options. 

The Sitting Room

The perfect size for serving drinks and entertaining. This comfortable seating area can open up through to the Library or remain as a separate room on its own.

It's historical feel reflects the attraction of Farr House which has played host to a number of interesting guests including HRH The Duke of Gloucester and his extended family, who rented the main house annually for many years during the 1950s and 60s.

The Sitting Room

The perfect size for serving drinks and entertaining. This comfortable seating area can open up through to the Library or remain as a separate room on its own.

It's historical feel reflects the attraction of Farr House which has played host to a number of interesting guests including HRH The Duke of Gloucester and his extended family, who rented the main house annually for many years during the 1950s and 60s.

The Library

The exquisite circular stained glass window is a unique feature that dates back before this room's conversion from the old chapel.  A multitude of beautiful novels, almanacs and non-fiction texts, some dating from the 1700s, are available for your perusal in this peaceful room. 

The great outdoors

For those who enjoy wildlife, there is no end of natural sightings around Farr. Ospreys can be seen diving into the loch to catch trout, stags can be heard roaring from the hills during the rutting season, and there have been sightings of rare wild cats on the expansive moors.

Anyone for Tennis?

Our lengthy private driveway spans off to offer countless woodland paths for you to explore. Try and also find time to enjoy games of croquet, lawn bowls or perhaps a few sets on our private tennis court.

Seasonal treats

This Christmas our local tree supplier has been chosen to furnish the Prime Minster's home so we can also arrange for Farr House to be decorated to your specifications.

Whether it's fishing, trips to historical sites, playing golf or visiting distilleries - we can arrange all the extra trimmings or show you how to do it yourself. See our Experiences page for more information.

A family-run letting offering an exclusive experience

With its timeless feel, it is easy to get lost in the beauty of this unique landscape. That is why we as a family have never wanted to leave Farr, and why we now want to share it with you.

Getting to Farr House

It's easier than you'd think getting here.

You're never actually that far from Farr House.

We can arrange private Landrover pickup/dropoff from Inverness airport or railway station.

 

By Road

Driving from the North
Follow the road signs for the A9 South towards Perth. Approximately eight miles south of Inverness, take the B851 signposted for Fort Augustus. 

Follow the road for approximately five miles until you come to the village of Inverarnie and shortly after the village of Farr. 

Farr House is located 500 metres to your left after you have passed through Farr Village. You will see a gatehouse and a wooden house sign to indicate the driveway.

Driving from the South
Leave the A9 at the B851 Fort Augustus exit, and follow directions given above. Farr House is approximately 40 minutes from Aviemore.

By Train

Trains to Inverness leave daily from London Kings Cross and follow the main Eastern rail route. 

These are operated by Virgin Trains East Coast: www.virgintrainseastcoast.com

A sleeper train is available from London Euston, operated by Caledonian Sleeper. This service does not run daily. 

Please check the website for details: www.sleeper.scot

Directions from Inverness station
(c. 25 mins): Exit Inverness City Centre, following signs to the A9 South.

Join the A9 Southbound (Perth), then follow directions given above.

By Plane

Flights to Inverness are available from:

  • London Gatwick
  • London Heathrow
  • London Luton
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Belfast
  • Bristol
  • Dublin
  • Jersey
  • Amsterdam
  • Geneva

Directions from Inverness airport
(c. 30 mins): Follow signs to Inverness City centre/A9.

Join the A9 Southbound (Perth), and then follow directions given above. Farr House is approximately 17 miles from the airport.

Local Taxi Services

Inverness Taxis: 01463 222222
www.inverness-taxis.com

Inverness Airport: 01463 630247
www.invernessairport-taxis.co.uk

Sneckie Taxis (Inverness): 01463 611111
www.sneckietaxis.com

Aviemore Taxis: 01479 811111
www.taxisinaviemore.com

Gerry's Aviemore Taxis: 01479 812000
www.aviemoretaxis.com

Limited mobility access

Much of the house is on one floor and accessible by wheelchair. The large walk in wet room also allows washing facilities for guests with limited mobility. Please contact us directly for more guidance and information on your stay.

Farr House

Farr

Inverness

IV2 6XB