Assynt House is in an enviable location to explore the Highlands and Islands. Guests can use the house as a base to explore as much or as little of the area as they wish, impossible to see everything so you will just have to come back! Surrounded by beautiful Ross-shire countryside and overlooking the Cromarty Firth and over to The Black Isle. By car you are under 20 miles to the centre of the city of Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Assynt House is very easily accessible by air and rail and a beautiful drive north of Edinburgh or Glasgow through the Cairngorms. A car would be advisable to enjoy as much of the Highlands as you wish.

There is so much to see and do in the immediate area and the house is perfectly located for day trips to Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Caithness and Sutherland, the West Coast of Scotland and the gentle shores of Loch Ness. Beaches are plentiful as are lush green landscapes, waterfalls, challenging hills and mountains. Fryish Monument sits high looking down at Assynt House and gardens and a few minutes walk up the road you will see the majestic Ben Wyvis and further, the serene Loch Glass or the exceptional Black Rock Gorge, just a short stroll from the house.

If you are looking for a large country house to rent in a place of natural beauty and culture, Assynt House ticks all the boxes, our seven en-suite bedrooms, three reception rooms and large kitchen are ready for you to enjoy and is perfect for family holiday and groups of friends, you don’t even need to go far as the immediate surroundings are blissfully peaceful and perfect for re-charging.

Walk for miles along tranquil shores, on hillsides and mountain tops, through ancient woodlands, breathing in the fresh air and taking in the unspoiled natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Wildlife in the area is plentiful, guests often see pheasant and deer in the garden and buzzards and red kites flying above us.

Inverness airport is only 26 miles away and approximately a 45-minute drive from the house and serves many major UK airports and has direct flights to London, Belfast, Manchester and Birmingham as well as other destinations. Inverness airport also flies direct to Amsterdam and then you can fly on to a great many international airports.

A haven in the Scottish countryside!

 

Assynt House .   Evanton . Ross-shire . Scotland . IV16 9XW . Telephone us: 01349 832923 . Email us: contactus@assynthouse.com