Utterly charming and completely unique refurbished railway station lodge. Highland history brought back to life with 21st century luxury!
Newly refurbished with quirky original features
Wood burning stove
Outdoor table tennis
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms
Nespresso coffee machine
Open plan kitchen/dining/living room
Off street parking
Utility/boot room with washer and dryer
Space for infant cots
Covered outdoor dining area
Storage for sports equipment
On the Speyside Way
Rural setting with access to Nethy Bridge
Separate family shower room
Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room
Master suite with king bed and ensuite shower room
All aboard, for what will be an unforgettable holiday in a one of a kind house! Nethy Station is a rather brilliant conversion of what was the old village station, originally built in 1853 and decommissioned in 1963. Lovingly restored back to life in 2020, many original features remain, such as the beautiful coloured windows at the front. The builders even discovered tickets and timetables as they were renovating!
Today the lodge is luxuriously comfortable, but the fascinating history of the place is everywhere you look. As well as the endearing original features (including the old ticket hatch which is now a window!), old railway maps and photographs of the station in its heyday add to its captivating charm.
The open plan living room and kitchen was originally the Station Master’s office, and retains its wonderful stone hearth, now fitted with a modern cosy wood burning stove. The kitchen is sleek and efficient with all the contemporary appliances required by any keen cook.
The dining area and corridor leading to the bedrooms were previously the Waiting Room and the Ladies’ Waiting Room, but have now been opened up to create a light and bright space, with the same impressively high ceilings as the rest of the house. On a warm evening you can throw open the doors to what was previously the station platform. Here generations of travellers would have alighted to enjoy the fresh Highland air, in the days when holidays to Scotland by rail were the height of fashion - thanks to Queen Victoria. You can also eat outside of course, at the outdoor table under the platform awning, from where you can see south across the River Nethy towards the Spey.
All the bedrooms lead off the main corridor - a twin room, a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, another twin room with en-suite shower and a beautiful original fireplace, and lastly a cosy bunk bed room. Towards the back of the house is a large shower room, as well as a very useful utility room with a washing machine and drying space, plus there’s a drying green at the back of the house too.
Nethy Station lies on the north-west edge of the village, and is convenient for everything you’ll need in the village centre. It’s only a few minutes walk from popular Nethy House, a gorgeous little dog-friendly cafe which serves delicious home-cooked food and freshly ground coffees. Just across the road is the Spar grocery shop, and the Nethy Bridge Hotel with restaurant and bar. The lodge is also a short stroll along from Bailliefurth Farm Shop, an award-winning family-run butcher and deli.
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