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This comfortable, cosy cottage is surrounded by gardens, with hills beyond.Nearby is The Glenlivet Distillery, and the Speyside Way passes directly by (ideal for walkers). Also, the new Glenlivet Bike Trails are close by. There is ample parking and well behaved pets are welcome. The accommodation is fully furnished with central heating, and consists of a double/twin room with en-suite bath/shower room and adjoining small single bedroom, 3 other twin rooms, and a double room with third bed, a bathroom and a shower room and 2 separate WCs. There is also a small 'through' bunk room with 2 beds. The fully equipped kitchen has an AGA and adjoining utility room, and is next to a large dining/reception area. The upstairs sitting room has an open log fireplace and Sky TV. It is self-catering, but The Croft Inn is a 5 min drive away, and there are other good eateries within half an hours drive. Local shops/Post Offices at Tomintoul / Ballindalloch are 10/15 mins away. Elgin is the nearest town, with large supermarkets etc which deliver, 40 mins away.
The cottage is on the Whisky Trail, near The Glenlivet Distillery which is in The Cairngorm National Park, on The Glenlivet Estate which is owned by The Crown. The Queens summer residence - Balmoral is only 1hr away by car.
There are a large range of activities available nearby, including walking, cycling, fishing, shooting stalking, golf, gorge walking, coasteering, and skiing in the season. Local sightseeing includes : castles, ruins, mountains, whisky distilleries, factories making Scottish goods, local cottage crafts, villages and much more. The beautiful coastline by The Moray Firth is just an hours drive away, and so are the cities of Aberdeen and Inverness - with Loch Ness just beyond the latter.
There is a £100 returnable damage deposit payable in addition.
A deposit of £200 is payable on booking, with the balance being payable 3 weeks prior to arrival.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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The cottage is situated close to The Glenlivet Whisky Distillery, and is therefore on The Malt Whisky Trail. The Speyside Way hiking trail also passes the garden. The new Glenlivet Cycle Trails are nearby, and there are a wealth of other activities available in The Cairngorm National Park including skiing in the winter. The cottage is also within The Glenlivet Estate, in the grounds of Glenlivet House. The Estate Office in Tomintoul (the highest village in the Cairngorms) is 15 mins drive away, and provides full details of things to do. There are also numerous places of interest nearby, including Ballindalloch Castle, and Balmoral - the Queens summer residence. The sea (the Moray Firth) is an hours drive, and the famous River Spey (salmon fishing) is close by.
There are good restaurants and shops all within half an hours drive, and the local Croft Inn is 5 mins by car.
Speaks: english, danish, norwegian, small amount of Norwegian and Danish spoken