Owner “distraught” after Highland mansion gutted in blaze

Mansion-660x496The owner of a fire-ravaged mansion near Loch Ness has been left “totally distraught” by the loss of her family’s treasured holiday home. Boleskine House at Foyers was destroyed by a fierce blaze earlier this week. The Dutch owner’s daughter and partner are understood to have gone shopping and returned to find it on fire.

Source: Owner “distraught” after Highland mansion gutted in blaze – Press and Journal

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Pardon my french, but this is exactly why xmas shopping can go french itself.

Jamie J Barter

There doesn’t seem to have been too much publicity after the initial blaze (if you’ll pardon the pun) exactly a month ago. Since initial reports suggested that even at the time when the first fire engines arrived 60% of the building had already gone up in flames, what can be the current state of the remains? Are they a wholly burnt out shell, and are there any plans to rebuild/ restore the building to its former glory? The Book of the Law stated: “though with fire and sword it be burnt down & shattered, yet an invisible house there standeth”… Read more »