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Charming detached cottage in The Cairngorm National Park

Ballindalloch, Moray, UK
  • Cottage
  • Bedrooms7
  • Sleeps14
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths2
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Cottage, sleeps up to 14, on The Malt Whisky Trail

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.

Owner

Maggie & Henry Paget

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english, danish, norwegian, small amount of Norwegian and Danish spoken
Calendar last updated:
Apr 14, 2018

Amenities

    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
      • Bedroom 1
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 5
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 6
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 7
        1 double, 1 twin/ single
      • A cot and a camp bed can be provided.

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet
      • Bathroom 5
        shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural

            Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Local Maps
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine

                        Kitchen

                          • 2 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Grill
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 14 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Books
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Piano
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library

                                    Outside

                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Patio

                                        Attractions

                                          • autumn foliage
                                          • churches
                                          • forests
                                          • library
                                          • museums
                                          • pond
                                          • theme parks

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • bird watching
                                              • horseback riding
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • ATM/bank
                                                  • groceries
                                                  • medical services

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • mountain biking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • fly fishing
                                                      • freshwater fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • hunting
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • mountain climbing
                                                      • mountaineering
                                                      • rafting
                                                      • skiing
                                                      • surfing
                                                      • whitewater rafting

                                                        Notes

                                                          • Smoking outside only, please

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            2 Reviews

                                                            5/5

                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Amazing house, well equipped and lovely hosts!

                                                            Luci I.

                                                            A group of ten of us stayed here over Easter and we had a great time. The house is spacious, well equipped, warm and was a real delight. Maggie was very helpful and made us feel welcome. Thoroughly recommend a stay here!

                                                            Really pleasant stay.

                                                            John M.

                                                            We stayed for three days, meeting up with family. The accommodation was lovely, tidy and clean, and towels and basic provisions were provided. We visited the local distillery, the mountain bike tracks and also Aviemore a few times. There was a nearby open space to walk the family dog. A lovely place to stay with family.

                                                            Location

                                                            Ballindalloch, Moray, UK

                                                            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.

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            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.

                                                            $399avg/night
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                                                            For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

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