Osprey is set in a secluded position on the shores of Loch Tay with its feet in the water and stunning views across the loch to Glen Lyon and down to the village of Kenmore.
The decor is simple and stylish. The colour scheme is greys, blues and white - crisp, fresh and smart. The comfy bed is made up with luxurious linen and White Company bedspreads and lovely throws. There is a log-burning stove.
Osprey is a haven of peace and quiet, far away from the stresses of everyday life. Sit on the deck, admire the spectacular scenery and the wonderful wildlife - this is the place to completely unwind.
- Sleeps - 2
- Kingsized bed on raised platform at back
of living room
- Bathrooms - 1 with bath and separate shower
- DVD and Stereo with plug in for iPod
- Too far from the exchange for WiFi
- a mobile dongle or Mi-Fi works
well on T-Mobile and Three
- Underfloor heating in the bathroom
- Wood burning stove
- Deck with garden furniture and an amazing view
- Luxury, romantic retreat for 2
- Exceptional views
- Prosecco and chocolates on arrival
- Tea, coffee, herbs, spices and olive oil provided
- Egyptian cotton sheets, towels and gowns
- Short breaks a speciality
- Sorry, not suitable for children
- Sorry, no pets
- Aberfeldy 7 miles
- Village shop 2.5 miles away in Kenmore
- Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports
are both less than 2 hours away.
Dundee Airport about the same and has flights
direct from City Airport
- Pitlochry Station is on the main
and is half an hour from Kenmore
- Local hire-car is available at Pitlochry
- Nearest pub/restaurant Kenmore, 2.5 miles
has the Kenmore Hotel
and The Courtyard restaurants.
- A little further away is the Fortingall
Hotel with an excellent bar menu
and live music at the weekends
- Walking, golf, gardens, castles and distilleries
- Climbing - 5 Munros within 10 miles
- Rafting, kayaking, fishing, shooting, stalking
- Scottish Crannog Centre
Osprey is a contemporary take on the classic loch-side boathouse and is built on a steel frame that's planted solidly on the loch shore. It's a sustainable wooden structure with a corrugated aluminium roof designed by award-winning architect Colin Smith.
It is very beautiful and built to the highest standards. So it has solid oak planked floors; a contemporary Danish log burning stove; Neff kitchen appliances and a 3 metre long Corian work surface; Duravit and Hansgroh bathroom fittings.
The views from Osprey are simply stunning - with big picture windows looking out across the loch in all directions - so you can lie in bed and soak up the amazing view through to the mountains in Glen Lyon. To the east there's another massive view down the loch towards the village of Kenmore.
The living space is 35 square meters and consists of a 'living area' with log burning stove, comfy chairs and a sofa, Ercol dining table and chairs for two. On the other side of the room is the built-in kitchen with Corian work surface, hob, oven and dishwasher. And at the back of the room is the raised bed-platform with its king-size bed.
Off the living space is the bathroom which has a large walk-in shower, a generous bath and under-floor heating and just outside the bathroom is a fitted dressing table and wardrobe. So everything has its place and there's enough space for everything. Off the hall there's a utility room cleverly designed to keep muddy boots and wet clothes out of the living space - with a washing machine, fridge and microwave.
Osprey is just two hours' driving from Glasgow airport, fractionally less from Edinburgh. There are railway stations at Pitlochry and Dunkeld, on the main Inverness line, both within about 45 minutes' driving. The city of Perth is one hour's drive to the south, Inverness two hours to the north.
From the A9 take the A827 to Aberfeldy. Through the town and continue west on the A827 for about 6 miles until you come downhill towards Loch Tay where the road takes a very sharp bend to the right. Do not turn right, but go straight across the junction onto the narrow road that's facing you. This is the South Loch Tay road and it follows the side of the loch due west. Follow the road for 2.5 miles until you are almost at the top of the hill. Turn right into the wide gateway which has a sign saying Boathouses.
The price includes beautiful crisp Egyyptian cotton bed sheets, bath sheets, hand towels and gowns, electricity and logs. Also included is a welcoming bottle of prosecco, chocolates, tea, coffee, herbs, spices and olive oil. There are also cleaning things, washing up liquid, dish washer tablet, washing powder, firelighters and matches.
Cost and availability:
Osprey is rented out throughout the year. Change over days are Fridays or Mondays - depart at 10.00 and arrive at 4pm.
Minimum stay of 3 nights - 3 night weekend break, 4 night weekday break or a complete week.
To book this luxurious boathouse on the shores of Loch Tay, click the enquiry button below and see availability and prices.
Osprey, Achianich, Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2HU Scotland