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Cosy Cottage on the Edge of Aviemore

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Our newly renovated and extended cottage with all the comforts of home!

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Aviemore cottage description

Welcome to Rowlands Aviemore - self catering accommodation in the heart of the Highlands. Rowlands is a 4 bedroom cottage, sleeping 8 plus 1 baby. Dogs welcome. Large garden with patio, outdoor seating and storage shed. Rowlands has been completely renovated, extended and re-furnished in 2011, well maintained and equipped to excellent standards. Located in a pleasant residential area, the cottage is just 5 minutes walk from the golf course and 15 minutes walk from the village centre. The open countryside around Aviemore is just metres away. Aviemore is in the centre of Scotland’s great outdoors. Dominated by the wild Cairngorm mountains and surrounded by rivers, lochs and Caledonian forest, Aviemore is the ideal base for year round activities and offers walking, mountain biking, winter sports, golf, fishing and climbing. It is also a family resort, with swimming pools, children's play areas and soft play in the village and plenty of places to visit in the surrounding area


In 2011 we completely renovated, extended and re-furnished our house so we can now offer accommodation for 8 plus one baby. We offer 4 bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 bunks) and 2 bathrooms as well as open plan living. We have chosen a modern and contemporary design for our living space, with all the usual electrical appliances you would expect and we have furnished our house to a high standard. There is also a high chair and travel cot (bring your own bedding). The price you pay includes bedding, towels, electricity and water - there are no hidden charges. We are pleased to accept pets by arrangement. We offer free wireless broadband throughout the house and all bedrooms have TV/DVD players with Freesat.

Living/dining room area: The open plan dining/living room contains 2 comfortable leather sofas and dining space for 8 people. There is an LCD TV, DVD player, Freesat HD TV and CD/radio player. Kitchen area: the kitchen is fitted with contemporary units and has a fridge/freezer, electric cooker with a double oven, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and tumble drier.

Downstairs bedrooms: at the front of the cottage we have a king-size double (which can be converted into 2 single beds) with a built in wardrobe and an additional pine tallboy offering ample hanging and shelf space. At the back of the cottage, we have a twin room with a built in wardrobe and pine drawers. The downstairs bathroom had a drench shower over the bath as well as the sink and toilet.

Upstairs bedrooms: the main bedroom offers a king-size double with windows on both sides, including a dormer offering views of the Craigellachie Hills; there is also a wardrobe, drawers and a changing table. The final bedroom has a full size set of bunk beds and a chest of drawers and views of the Craigellachie Hills through a dormer window. The upstairs bathroom offers a large shower cubicle with electric shower as well as the sink and toilet.

Outside: The house is surrounded on 2 sides by a lawned garden, offering ample space for barbecues. Outdoor furniture is provided for dining or seating outside and we have also built a paved patio area with a wooden picnic table and seats for 8. There is off road parking for 3 cars. We provide a small shed for storage of your outdoor equipment such as skis/boards, mountain bikes and golf clubs.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                We allow 2 well behaved dogs...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Ground floor has 2 double bedrooms with a downstairs bathroom...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                TV/DVD's in all bedrooms...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking inside the property...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Converts to twin...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                Bunk beds...moreless

              • We offer a flexible sleeping arrangement as one of the king size beds can convert to a set of single beds....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 1 (downstairs) has a drench shower over the bath. Bathroom 2 has a walk in shower cubicle. Both bathrooms have toilets and counter top sinks and beech worktops....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • We have 2 downstairs bedrooms to accommodate people with mobility difficulties. Please note that there are 2 small steps at the front door and one at the back. The garden around our house is flat with no steps....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Toys

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Adventure
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Forests
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Climbing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Telephone
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Blender
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Barbecue

                      property descriptor

                          • Semi-Detached
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High
                          Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £395
                          Fri, Sat
                          £770
                          Medium
                          Aug 30 - Oct 24, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £345
                          Fri, Sat
                          £725
                          High
                          Oct 25 - Oct 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £395
                          Fri, Sat
                          £770
                          Low
                          Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £315
                          Fri, Sat
                          £660
                          Xmas
                          Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          £995
                          Hogmanay
                          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          £1,100

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
                          • Pet Fee £0
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          We allow up to 2 dogs and there is no charge provided you advise us at the time of enquiring.

                          We can be flexible with arrival and departure times, dependant on other bookings. Normal arrival time is after 3pm and departure time before 10am.

                          There is nothing extra to pay for when you arrive (some holiday homes charge extra for electricity, linen etc).

                          Short breaks & multi-week stays available.

                          Rates may be subject to change until the booking is confirmed, in particular for payments made in currency other than GBP. We accept bank transfers, Paypal and cheque. Deposit required to confirm booking, full payment due 6 weeks before start of holiday. Full payment due if booking is made within 6 weeks of start of holiday.


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                          Location

                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Inverness
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Aviemore
                          12 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Loch Morlich
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Dalfaber Golf and Country Club
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          CairnGorm Mountain
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Dalfaber Golf and Country Club
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Dalfaber Golf and Country Club

                          With so much open space, your options for outdoor activities are endless. Walking and mountain biking routes are available throughout the Cairngorm National Park and the surrounding forests and hills so there is something for every level of ability. If you’re a golfer, then Rowlands is for you, being only a 5 minute walk to Dalfaber Golf and Country Club's spectacular Spey Valley course. And don’t forget that there are many more courses within 30 minutes drive.

                          With ample water sports like fishing, sailing and canoeing at Loch Morlich and Loch Insh as well as the pool in Aviemore at the Highland Resort, even wet weather days can be fun! The area is also renowned for its wildlife (the RSPB centre at Loch Garten) and don’t forget a trip on the Strathsspey steam railway to Boat of Garten and Broomhill (aka Glenbogle!) or the funicular train to the top of Cairngorm Mountain. Fun for kids includes the Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig and the Landmark Centre at Carrbridge.

                          Golf: The Championship Course at Dalfaber Golf and Country Club is just a few minutes walk from Rowlands. A round costs approximately £60 and the course is just under 7,200 yards.

                          Ski: Cairngorm Mountain sits in the middle of Scotland's ski areas and is a 20 minute drive from Rowlands. It offers a great choice of runs for both skiers and boarders and when the snow is good, the off-piste slopes can be fantastic fun!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Helen and Gary bought Rowlands Aviemore in 2004. We're winter sports enthusiasts and love walking and climbing in the mountains but we always had problems finding somewhere to stay as, at the time we had 2 dogs and they went everywhere with us. Spending so much time in the Cairngorms, we decided the time was right to buy our own home in the Highlands.

                          Why the Owner Chose Aviemore:
                          We decided it was important that others had the opportunity to find comfortable well priced accommodation for their visits to Aviemore so we decided to let out the house for those who had similar interests and circumstances as us. As usual, nothing stays the same and along came our son in 2006 and now our focus is much more on family accommodation, and we still have our dog who keeps us company on our skiing/cycling/walking trips to the Cairngorms. We hope you enjoy Rowlands as much as we do!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Open plan living space downstairs, 4 bedrooms all with TV/DVD for rainy days including 2 ground floor bedrooms suitable for people with mobility difficulties, mountain views, watch the Strathspey Steam train chug by.......... yet only a 15 minute walk to the village centre. With skiing in the winter too, Aviemore is a year round resort appealing to families, groups and everyone in between!


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                          Photos

                          • Our newly renovated and extended cottage with all the comforts of home!

                            Our newly renovated and extended cottage with all the comforts of home!

                          • Living area

                            Living area

                          • Looking into the kitchen area

                            Looking into the kitchen area

                          • Light streams through the skylight

                            Light streams through the skylight

                          • Master bedroom (upstairs)

                            Master bedroom (upstairs)

                          • Downstairs twin, all rooms with TV/DVD players

                            Downstairs twin, all rooms with TV/DVD players

                          • Spectacular views of Loch Morlich

                            Spectacular views of Loch Morlich

                          • Winter climbing on Cairngorm Mountain

                            Winter climbing on Cairngorm Mountain

                          • Summit of the Cairngorm Mountain

                            Summit of the Cairngorm Mountain

                          • Exploring the nearby wildlife at Rothiemurchus

                            Exploring the nearby wildlife at Rothiemurchus

                          • Having fun on the lower ski slopes

                            Having fun on the lower ski slopes

                          • Local Spey Valley Golf Course

                            Local Spey Valley Golf Course

                          • Rowlands in the winter

                            Rowlands in the winter

                          • Looking from the kitchen

                            Looking from the kitchen

                          • Upstairs shower room

                            Upstairs shower room

                          • Downstairs front bedroom (double/twin)

                            Downstairs front bedroom (double/twin)

                          • Upstairs bunk room

                            Upstairs bunk room

                          • Exploring the nearby forest trails

                            Exploring the nearby forest trails

                          • Father & son adventure at local fishery

                            Father & son adventure at local fishery

                          • Hiring a caneo on Loch Morlich

                            Hiring a caneo on Loch Morlich

                          • Exploring Aviemore on the bike

                            Exploring Aviemore on the bike

                          • Aviemore Strathspey Railway Adventure

                            Aviemore Strathspey Railway Adventure

                          • Fresh tracks on nearby golf course

                            Fresh tracks on nearby golf course

                          £94 - £395 per night (GBP)
                          3

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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