Finnart Lodge is a substantial country house surrounded by the splendour of the Rannoch Mountains. The house is a highland lodge built of stone under a slate roof and has magnificent loch frontage and fishing rights.
Inside the rooms are well-laid out with a good flow of bedrooms and public spaces; the dining room an drawing room have wonderful bay windows, wooden floors, shutters and fine plasterwork and cornices, while the dining room comfortably seats twenty. The drawing room features French windows which open onto the garden and the charming family kitchen has an Aga. The library has a large ornate fireplace and offers a peaceful place to relax.
Upstairs the bedrooms are generous and all benefit from the exceptional views. A range of domestic rooms support the daily running of the house.
Accommodation in total comprises: seven bedrooms, six bathrooms (three en-suite) drawing room, dining room, library, kitchen, study, conservatory, and playroom.
Outside, to the front of the house is a wide and sweeping lawn with a backdrop of fine, mature trees consisting of both hardwoods and conifers. There is direct access to the loch shore from the garden. Towards the western boundary is a corrugated iron boat shed, next to a substantial stone jetty. A charming timber summerhouse is positioned nearby, overlooking the loch. Boats can be easily launched from the jetty or the fine, sandy shoreline by the house. The loch frontage comes to around 300m, and the grounds are around eight acres.
Included in the sale is the right to fish in Loch Rannoch, which is famous for its brown trout; weights up to fourteen lbs have been recorded in the past. A modern three-bedroom staff cottage available by separate treaty adjoining the property.
The house sits splendidly on the south shore of Loch Rannoch, in the heart of highland Perthshire. It is surrounded by the remote and romantic splendour of the southern Rannoch mountains. Loch Rannoch is one of Scotland’s deepest freshwater lochs.
Finnart Lodge is around 28 miles west of Pitlochry. From the A9 there is fast access to Perth, Inverness and Edinburgh. The mainline railway and sleeper connection to London at Rannoch Station, is only about 6 miles from the house. Edinburgh Airport is roughly two hours by car.
The guide price is £1.3m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 0131 222 9600 ir visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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