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Superb Large Detached Holiday House / Villa; Pets and Children Welcome

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Shalimar is a superb holiday house / villa in the heart of Speyside. Right next to the woods but only a short walk to the town centre.

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grantown-on-Spey house description

Shalimar is a superb holiday house in an idyllic location next to Anagach Woods yet only a short walk to Grantown's shops, pubs and restaurants. From the end of the drive, you are also just a short walk or cycle through the woods to the River Spey. It is ideal for dog-walking!

Shalimar is a fabulous, traditional house in a wonderful setting. We have extensively refurbished it for real comfort and modern day living while retaining its original features and character.

Shalimar has been furnished to a very high standard and can accommodate 8 guests more than comfortably. It is ideal for families and extended families with plenty of room for everyone; children and dogs are welcome.

Free WiFi is available; welcome pack, heating, bed linen & towels are included; cot and high chair are provided.

Shalimar is available to let all year round and is warm and comfortable even in extreme Grantown winters!

Downstairs
• Living Room - this is a lovely family room with large corner sofa, separate armchair and footstool, oak coffee table, flat screen TV with Free Sat & DVD.
• Kitchen / Diner - the kitchen is fully equipped for a wonderful self catering holiday: Neff double oven, built-in microwave & induction hob; large fridge/freezer; island with breakfast bar, double sink & built-in dishwasher.
• There is plenty of crockery, cutlery & glasses, a good range of saucepans & cooking utensils.
• Utility cupboard with washer / drier.
• The entrance hall, kitchen / diner and sunroom all have top quality, natural oak floor.
• Sunroom - this is a really relaxing room from which to enjoy the superb views of the woods whatever the weather; it is light and airy with a vaulted ceiling; double doors opening on to the patio.
• Snug - this is an extra living room (or children's play room) with sofa, sofabed, bean bags, flat screen TV with DVD & Wii.
• Downstairs shower room with large shower, WC & basin with mirror and heated towel rail.
• There is a good selection of DVDs, books and family games for you to enjoy during your stay.
• The vestibule has plenty of hooks for your coats and a boot rack.

Upstairs
• A good night's sleep is priceless, especially on holiday, and all of the bedrooms have comfortable divan beds with pocket sprung mattresses and padded headboards; the duvets and pillows are warm, comfortable and hypo allergenic.
• The master bedroom is a superb, large room with dual-aspect; there is a king-size double bed, large wardrobe and a chest of drawers with mirror; a hair dryer & clock radio are provided for your enjoyment.
• The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room with large shower cubicle, WC & basin, with vanity unit & large mirror; there is a heated towel rail and under-tile heating to keep your feet warm.
• The family bedroom is another large room with dual-aspect; we have arranged the bedroom with 3 single beds for the most flexible accommodation to suit your family's needs. There is a chest of drawers, built-in shelves and wardrobe.
• The twin bedroom contains 2 single beds, a chest of drawers and wardrobe.
•The single bedroom contains a single bed and chest of drawers.
• The family bathroom has a walk-in shower cubicle, extra large bath for a fantastic soak after a busy day's activities; WC, basin with vanity unit & large mirror; there is a heated towel rail and under-tile heating to keep your feet warm.

Outdoors
• The approach to Shalimar is down a lovely private driveway.
• There is ample space for parking.
• The garage is the perfect place to store your equipment during your stay. There is plenty of room for all your bikes, canoes, skis, golf clubs, fishing rods etc.
• There is a BBQ, parasol & seat cushions for the outdoor chairs in the garage.
• The large patio deck is a wonderful area to enjoy the views to the woods. It is a real sun trap and the perfect place for a summer BBQ or glass of wine. The patio is enclosed by a balustrade and gates making it safe for children and pets.
• From the patio, there are gates and steps to the lower turfed garden.

We have equipped Shalimar so that it is a really practical yet comfortable home for you to enjoy during your holiday. Here are some of the facilities and amenities on offer:
• There are wood-burning stoves in the Living Room and Kitchen / Diner. There is a supply of logs in the covered log store next to the garage.
• The Living Room and Snug both have flat screen TVs with FreeSat channels & DVD players.
• WiFi is available free of charge so you can keep in touch with the office or friends and family while enjoying your holiday.
• There is a Wii console in the Snug to keep you or your children amused.
• There is a good selection of books, DVDs, family games.
• We take your safety seriously and provide a fire extinguisher and fire blanket in the kitchen; the wood-burning stoves have fireguards; we also provide socket covers.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Children are welcome - we provide a cot and high chair and socket covers to keep small fingers safe from harm...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                We welcome up to 2 well behaved dogs...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                There are steps up which make it unsuitable for wheelchairs...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Family bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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              • Ensuite shower room: toilet, shower

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              • Downstairs shower room: toilet, shower

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              • Family bathroom has a large bath with shower, a separate walk-in shower cubicle, heated towel rail, under tile heating and WC & basin. The master bedroom en-suite shower has a shower cubicle, heated towel rail, under tile heating and WC & basin. The downstairs shower room has a shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC & basin....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There is a large selection of books and maps available for your enjoyment and use....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                FreeSat channels are available in the living room and snug....moreless

              • Stereo:

                There is a DAB radio with iPod docking station in the kitchen/diner...moreless

              • Television:

                There are flat screen TVs and DVD players in the living room and snug....moreless

              • Video Games:

                We provide a Wii and some games for your enjoyment - please feel free to bring your own games too!...moreless

              • Video Library:

                We provide a selection of DVDs for your use and enjoyment...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                The oak dining table seats 10 in comfort...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage:

                There is a double garage for your use - plenty of space to store golf clubs, fishing rods, canoes, mountain bikes or your other kit...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Oil central heating and electricity are included in the rental price...moreless

              • Internet:

                We provide free WiFi internet access...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                We provide duvets, pillows, sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers...moreless

              • Living Room:

                The living room has a large corner sofa with separate armchair and footstool. There are also bean bags for use in the snug or living room....moreless

              • Parking:

                There is ample parking for several cars on the private driveway...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                We provide bath towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                There is a washer / dryer in the utility cupboard. We provide washing tablets...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                There are two wood-burning stoves to keep you warm. There is a supply of logs under the veranda on the patio deck...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Filter coffee machine, kettle and cafetiere are provided...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                There is a double setting of plates, bowls and cutlery and glasses with a good selection of utensils and pots and pans...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Built-in dishwasher in the kitchen island unit. We provide dishwasher tablets....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                The fully-equipped kitchen has top quality Neff appliances and Corian worktops...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Neff built in microwave...moreless

              • Oven:

                Neff double oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                We provide kitchen roll, washing up liquid, bin bags, tea towels, dish cloth, dish brush and scourer...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                There is a large fridge/freezer, ideal for a self-catering holiday...moreless

              • Stove:

                Neff induction hob...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                The large outdoor patio deck looks out onto the woods behind the house and is a very tranquil setting. There is an outdoor table and chairs. There are steps down to the lower garden....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                There is a garden along the drive at the front of the house as well as a lower garden at the back of the house with steps down from the patio deck....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                We provide a charcoal BBQ for your use...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              October holidays
              Oct 11 - Oct 24, 2014
              7 night min stay

              £900

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Low season
              Oct 25 - Dec 19, 2014
              3 night min stay
              £150
              £750
              Low season
              Jan 3 - Feb 13, 2015
              3 night min stay
              £160
              £800
              February half term
              Feb 14 - Feb 20, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £850

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Low season
              Feb 21 - Mar 27, 2015
              3 night min stay
              £160
              £800
              Easter
              Mar 28 - Apr 17, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £1,100

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Mid season
              Apr 18 - May 22, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £950

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              May half term
              May 23 - May 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £1,100

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Mid season
              May 30 - Jul 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £950

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              High season
              Jul 4 - Aug 28, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £1,100

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Mid season
              Aug 29 - Oct 9, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £950

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              October holidays
              Oct 10 - Oct 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              £1,000

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              £1,100

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee £15
              • Refundable Damage Deposit £150
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              We are happy to consider short breaks outside of the school holidays. Short break tariffs are available on our website. As a guide, rates are approximately 60% of the weekly rate for 3 nights and 70% for 4 nights. Please contact us for Christmas and New Year prices. For full terms and conditions, please see our website.


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              Location

              32 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Inverness
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Grantown-on-Spey
              0.7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Grantown-on-Spey or Aviemore
              15 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Aviemore
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Grantown-on-Spey
              22 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              CairnGorm or The Lecht
              24 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Nairn, Findhorn, Roseisle, Lossiemouth

              Car: Recommended

              We absolutely love this part of the world! Shalimar is situated in a quiet residential street on the edge of Grantown-on-Spey, the capital of the beautiful region of Strathspey in the Cairngorms National Park. The woods are right on your doorstep with excellent walks and bike trails but all of the amenities you would expect are within a 10 minute walk. You will see wonderful wildlife, from capercaillie to red squirrels to deer and if you are very lucky, Ospreys. The mountains at CairnGorm or The Lecht are within easy reach for a day on the slopes. The lovely unspoiled beaches of the Moray Coast are just a few miles to the north and you can see whales and dolphins at Spey Bay. Speyside is the heart of Malt Distilling country and there are local distilleries to visit for a wee dram at Dalwhinnie or Cardhu (among others). The river Spey, just 5 minutes' walk away, is one of the best rivers in Scotland for salmon and trout fishing. There are many local golf courses with wonderful views of the beautiful scenery. Other local attractions include: the Highland Wildlife Park, Newtonmore Folk Museum, Landmark Forest Adventure Park at Carrbridge, Highland shows and Highland games, farmers' markets, Motormania, Thunder in the Glens, Christmas torch parade, Hogmanay in the Square.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: We originally bought Shalimar as a holiday home and had some fantastic holidays in Grantown-on-Spey. So much so that we relocated and it became our own family home! We have renovated and extended Shalimar bringing a lovely old house into the 21st century with a quality finish rarely found in old buildings. You will love the large kitchen / diner, the sun room with stunning views of the woods and its warmth and cosiness. We have had to move house because of our jobs, but we hope to be able to move back at some point in the future! In the meantime, we are delighted to make our lovely home available to others so that you may enjoy the setting and the house for a wonderful holiday in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. Our aim is to provide everything you need for a superb self-catering holiday.


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              • Shalimar is a superb holiday house / villa in the heart of Speyside. Right next to the woods but only a short walk to the town centre.

                Shalimar is a superb holiday house / villa in the heart of Speyside. Right next to the woods but only a short walk to the town centre.

              • Front hall with oak floor and original cornicing

                Front hall with oak floor and original cornicing

              • Large kitchen / diner with oak floor and wood-burning stove

                Large kitchen / diner with oak floor and wood-burning stove

              • Large oak dining table and chairs seats 10 in comfort

                Large oak dining table and chairs seats 10 in comfort

              • The wood-burning stoves provide comfort and warmth whatever the weather

                The wood-burning stoves provide comfort and warmth whatever the weather

              • The sunroom leads onto the patio and has great views to the woods

                The sunroom leads onto the patio and has great views to the woods

              • Light and airy landing with lovely staircase

                Light and airy landing with lovely staircase

              • The master bedroom is dual aspect with lots of light. Pocket sprung mattress and padded headboard.

                The master bedroom is dual aspect with lots of light. Pocket sprung mattress and padded headboard.

              • The family bedroom has 3 single beds for the most flexible sleeping arrangements

                The family bedroom has 3 single beds for the most flexible sleeping arrangements

              • Single bedroom

                Single bedroom

              • The patio deck is great for enjoying an outside BBQ or well earned drink

                The patio deck is great for enjoying an outside BBQ or well earned drink

              • Anagach woods are right next to Shalimar. The trails are ideal for dog walking and cycling. The River Spey is just a short walk away.

                Anagach woods are right next to Shalimar. The trails are ideal for dog walking and cycling. The River Spey is just a short walk away.

              • Shalimar from the end of the drive. Lots of space to park!

                Shalimar from the end of the drive. Lots of space to park!

              • Living room with wood-burning stove, flat screen TV, WiFi & DVD

                Living room with wood-burning stove, flat screen TV, WiFi & DVD

              • Kitchen / diner

                Kitchen / diner

              • Superb family kitchen with Neff appliances and Corian worktops

                Superb family kitchen with Neff appliances and Corian worktops

              • The snug with sofas, TV & DVD and Wii

                The snug with sofas, TV & DVD and Wii

              • The sunroom is bright and airy and connects the kitchen / diner to the outdoors

                The sunroom is bright and airy and connects the kitchen / diner to the outdoors

              • Large master bedroom with kingsize bed and ensuite shower room

                Large master bedroom with kingsize bed and ensuite shower room

              • Ensuite shower room to master bedroom

                Ensuite shower room to master bedroom

              • Twin bedroom

                Twin bedroom

              • Family bathroom with walk in shower, large bath, heated towel rail, basin & WC

                Family bathroom with walk in shower, large bath, heated towel rail, basin & WC

              • View to the sunroom and patio from the woods

                View to the sunroom and patio from the woods

              • Grantown-on-Spey is a charming Speyside town with all the amenities you need for a great holiday. Ideal for exploring the local area and attractions.

                Grantown-on-Spey is a charming Speyside town with all the amenities you need for a great holiday. Ideal for exploring the local area and attractions.

              £121 - £160 per night (GBP)
              3

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 10/17/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/17/2014
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