Lundies House Tongue Sutherland - view across the house towards the sea

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Lundies House | Design Hotel in Tongue, Scotland | The Aficionados

The Style Manse

Lundies House Tongue Sutherland

The Style Manse

The Flora

Situated at the top of the manse and occupying the entire floor it feels like having you own exclusive and private serviced den.

Come up the stairway that leads you on to a welcoming landing. Turn left and you enter the living room and bathroom. Turn right and you enter the cosy bedroom. Imagine sitting in a freshly made bed enjoying the view out the window as sunlight dance upon the carefully curated room. It is pure calm and balm for a long overdue bit of personal quality time.

Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bathroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

A few steps over the landing and you are in the comfortable living room with a large sofa from the Danish company &Tradition, that mixes well with a few vintage furniture collectors items. Soon you’ll find yourself with a drink, a good read and a soft smile on your face.

The bathroom is dominated by the bath-tub masterpiece from Drummonds by the window from which you have a clear view over the Kyle of Tongue and towards Castle Bharrich

The Isla

But the first that meets the eye is a quirky corner vintage chair. Remade in cream velvet it just waits for you to have a seat, lean back and take in the pleasuring feeling of the rest of the Isla room.

Scandi-Scot Bathroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

Soon you’ll notice the painting on the walls in the adjoining bathrrom. Flowers. Greens and trees from outside painted by the French artist, Claire Basler whose art is so precise that it almost gives you the feeling of being in a wonderful fairy tale.

Take a few steps down and you’ll be in the bathroom with walls covered in beautiful marble slabs that give a warm and elegant touch to the room.

The Gwendolyn

When entering the Gwendolyn you are greeted by a bathtub that present itself like a work of art. A modern statement with a lovely nod to another time where life perhaps was calmer and simpler. In front of the old fireplace, 2 re-made vintage chairs by the Danish master craftsman Kaare Klint await, inviting you to hours of enjoyable reading. Maybe with your favourite drink resting on the bespoke and locally commissioned wooden table.

Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

The spacious kingsize bed laid with the finest handmade linen, rests on the original wooden floors. Carefully restored, they give a nod to times long gone when the manse was the home of the priest who has given the house its modern-day name - Lundies. Take three steps down from the bedroom and you are in a cocoon of marble. The bathroom is pure luxury. Let the warm water shower you while enjoying the many details and the quality of materials.

The Shona

Take a seat in the small red vintage chair by the contemporary make-up table. Facing towards the water and Ben Hope, Lundies is giving a nod to the historic Castle Bharrich which can be seen in the distant. Both buildings are part of history. The view is memorable. The shifting light wanders in the room highlighting one by one the many details.

Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

Time for a morning bath. In the middle of the bathroom, you’ll find a centerpiece bathtub from Drummonds. A modern British classic which invites you to enjoy a long moment of relaxation. Beside it is a build-in marble shower and separate toilet. The vintage chair is an auction gem,- brought to life again with a new deep green velvet cover. Inviting you to sit and have a conversation with the one enjoying the bath.

the 3 Studios

The Lundies studios design concept invite people out for a drive for an overnight stay. Whether it's in their sportscar, 4x4, vintage vehicle or motorbike the studio offers plentey of room to spread out. Imagine being a biker on new adventures in the far north of Scotland. After a long days ride relaxing on the bed with a cold drink while being able to watch the firepit burning in the courtyard and the bikes in the shed.

Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.
Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

The Lundies studios are new interpretations of the traditional motel combined. Contemporary design in a modern setting offer a nod to a time when travelling in the Highlands was for the few. Raw materials in a functional lay-out strongly emphasis with the Nordic understated luxury lifestyle.

The Bothan

Situated in the Lundies steading and facing the wonderful and cosy courtyard with an open firepit and adjourning outside dining area. The Bothan feels like a modern version of a butler's home on an estate. Private yet privileged and part of the ensemble. The Bothan is straight forward to use with a simple layout that makes you feel comfortable from the moment you enter. Its practical with a sturdy feel to it due to the natural materials as the concrete terrazzo floor, wood cladded walls and brass fossettes. On the lower floor and entrance level you’ll find a well-equipped kitchen, the bathroom, the dining area and the living room.

Scandi-Scot Bedroom interiors of the luxury design hotel, Lundies House in Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland.

Going up the wide wooden staircase you’ll arrive at the first floor and the two bedrooms. A small landing is made for you to place your luggage before you snuggle into one of the two bedrooms for a cosy evening with a good read and your favourite drink.

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