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Overview

  • At a Glance
  • Facilities
  • Accommodation

    • Sleeps 24
    • Sleeps 1 infant
    • 10 bedrooms
    • 11 bath / shower rooms

    Your holiday home

    • £2,800 - £4,200 per week
    • Security Deposit £500 (refundable)
    • Saturday changeover
    • 4:00 PM check in
    • 10:00 AM check out
    • 2 pets welcome (£20 pppw)
    • No smoking
    • Property rating: 4
    • Facilities

      • Wood burning stoves
      • Open fires
      • Ice machine
      • Fridge
      • Wine fridge
      • Freezer (chest)
      • Dishwashers (2)
      • Washing machine
      • Tumble dryer
      • Garden furniture
      • BBQ
      • TV
      • Cooker (integrated)
    • Features

      • Aga
      • Summer house
      • Ground floor bed
      • Bar billiards

Description

This large country home sits between Ballater and Braemar in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, the UK’s largest National Park. Private and secluded yet within easy reach of the main arterial roads with routes to Aberdeen, Inverness, Perth and Edinburgh, you’ll be able to tour the very best the Scottish Highlands has to offer.  

The property has a well-appointed interior, clean and well presented with a classic/contemporary Scottish theme throughout. This former Coaching Inn is well situated for groups looking to enjoy weekend house parties or longer getaways in a beautiful part of Royal Deeside.  

  • Living
  • Beds & Baths
  • Grounds
  • Please note
  • Reception Rooms
    This property was once a Coaching Inn which means there’s plenty of social space for groups to congregate.  There’s a very generous reception/dining space with a table that allows the whole group to come together for meals.  Chesterfield style sofas and armchairs are grouped around coffee tables providing lots of opportunity for break out groups to gather in conversation and there’s a piano for after meal sing songs.   

    Games, Pool & Bar Area
    The TV/games room with pool table, wood-burning stove and bar is another popular hang-out.  It incorporates the original hotel bar which the owners are happy (with notice) to install a keg of beer so groups can pull their own pints! The bar also has a bottle fridge and Guinness Surger (which to the uninitiated) is a clever gadget that helps create the infamous creamy ‘head’ on top of the pint.

    Ground Floor Accommodation
    For guests with mobility issues, a ground floor double bedroom with ensuite bathroom can be made available on request.  There are also two downstairs lavatories, one of which is wheelchair friendly.  There’s also a boot room for storing coats, boots and sporting kit. 

  • There are 11 ensuite bedrooms, 10 are located on the first floor. One ground floor wheelchair accessible bedroom & bathroom can also be made available on request. 

    • 5 Twin/Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    • 1 Single with ensuite bathroom
    • 3 Double Bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    • 1 Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    • 1 Ground floor double or single wheelchair accessible bedroom

    Bed 1        Zip and link twin/double plus single bed with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 2        Double bed with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 3        Zip and link twin/double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 4        Zip and link twin/double with en-suite shower room
    Bed 5        Small room with double bed en-suite shower room
    Bed 6        Single bed en-suite bathroom bath with shower over bath
    Bed 7        Double bed en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 8        Zip and link twin/double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 9        Zip and link twin/double as well as full size bunk beds (so can sleep 4) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath
    Bed 10      Twin room with private bathroom shower over bath

    Additional accommodation:  There is a ground floor accessible bedroom with double bed. If required for someone with large wheel chair we can exchange the double bed for a single one to give more space to manoeuvre. 
    En-suite wheelchair accessible wet room with toilet and handrails.


  • This lovely country holiday home sits in a mountain vista surrounded by fields and woodlands.  Alongside a very quiet country road it has plenty of parking to the rear of the building and lots of grassy areas to the side and rear of the house, all safely gated and fenced for children and pets.  In fine weather, guests can make use of the outdoor furniture, summer house for al fresco meals and BBQ’s.  A football pitch will keep the children entertained. 

    Located in the Cairngorms National Park there will be plenty of hills and walking trails to explore.  For families the Landmark Forest Adventure Park in Carrbridge is a fun day out. For history buffs there are plenty of castles nearby, Braemar Castle being one of the closest on the doorstep.  And if you’re staying the second week in August, you’ll not want to miss out on the Ballater Highlands Games. 

    As far a shopping and amenities goes, Ballater has a village store, butcher shop, petrol station and hotels but for major shopping the nearest supermarket will be in Banchory, 23 miles away. 

    Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Inverness airports are all between an hour and two and a half hours drive.


  • Group Types
    Due to prior bad experience this property will not accept bookings from all male/female groups whose sole purpose for the holiday is to celebrate a ‘stag or hen’ style get together/party. Any booking made where the purpose of the holiday is later found to fall into this category, will be cancelled without notice, or refund.

    Included in the rental
    Linen, towels, electricity, heating and fuel for the open fires will be included in the rental.

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Map

Area
Aberdeenshire
Type of location
Countryside
Nearest shop
6 miles
Nearest supermarket
6 miles
Nearest pub
6 miles
Train Stations
Nearest Train Station
Aviemore 24 miles

Photos

External
Lounge
Dining Room
Kitchen
Lounge & Dining Area
Bar & Games Area
Hallway
Bathroom
Twin Room
Bathroom
Double
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bathroom
Grounds
Gardens

Guestbook

21 February 2020
Rated 5 out of 5

Lovely accommodation. Very clean and tidy. Plenty of space to accommodate large group if people. Great location

Really pleased to hear you had a good time at this property and look forward to welcoming you back to it sometime

Great customer service, staff very polite. Online booking very quick and easy process. Will definitely be booking with them in the future.

Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to helping you find another property to book again

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