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Sleeps 18 adults
+ 4 children
Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms 7 Pets Not accepted Region Morayshire Town/village Aberlour
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Contemporary Highland Home, Aberlour (224)

With commanding views of the River Spey you’ll find it hard to beat this classic contemporary sporting lodge

Built to cater for fishing and sporting groups, this large holiday home commands impressive views over the Strathspey in Central Scotland.

Set on high ground, surrounded by woodlands to the rear and agricultural fields in front this traditional highland lodge was refurbished in 2017 and now provides comfortable, modern amenities for large groups (not limited to sporting types!) looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Scotland.

The fine drawing room offers plenty of seating The bay window bringing plenty of light into this roomThe kitchen is bright and modernisedWith plenty of work space and facilitiesEnjoy evening meals around the dining room after a day on the hills

Living Space

Reception rooms

Properties of this nature, enjoy generous well-proportioned rooms providing a good level of comfort for mixed family groups of all generations. The décor throughout is classic contemporary with modern kitchen and bathroom facilities.

You enter through the front door, into a small enclosed porch with plenty of coat hooks and storage for walking sticks. From the porch you lead into a wide hall with the main reception room (drawing room) on your right with the dining room beyond that and front staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. The floors are polished wood, with underfloor heating in the upstairs bathrooms, and scattered Persian rugs provide comfort underfoot in the main thoroughfares. 

The drawing room provides a large, spacious living space with a bay window one end and good quality, comfortable furnishings with plenty of seating to accommodate a large group. On cold days, guests can enjoy keeping warm beside the open fire on the leather fender seat, flanked by antique occasional tables.

Kitchen / Dining

The dining room is a light, spacious room, with contemporary pine furniture and ornate Victorian open fire. The dining table comfortably seats the occupancy and an antique dinner gong will ensure guests move promptly in for meals!

The kitchen is a large, well-lit space fitted with modern cupboards and a central island with plenty of storage space. Cooking is chiefly prepared on a four oven aga which also features a warming oven, perfect for warming plates and resting food. In addition you’ll find a wall mounted electric oven and microwave and a Belling electric hotplate oven for keeping meals hot prior to serving, sits neatly under the centre island. There’s a walk in pantry/larder with plenty of shelving for dry goods as well as two large fridges, an ice machine and microwave. The kitchen also comes with two dishwashers and two sinks. Providing for groups has clearly been well considered in this large holiday let.

The utility room has a washing machine, elevated drying rail, storage space and also a small downstairs loo. A large chest freezer and smaller fridge in the are situated in the utility room adjoining the kitchen

Thinking of outsourcing the cooking? If you’d like to employ the services of a private cook for the week, this can easily be arranged. A cook’s quarters is also available (not included in the accommodation rental) and is a separate flat attached to the main building (with its own access), and includes a sitting room, kitchen, single bedroom and bathroom. This can be made available at additional costs for any visiting cook on request

  • Aga
  • Dishwasher, 2
  • Freezer, chest
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven, electric
  • TV, Freeview channels
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Ice Machine
The master bedroom with en-suiteAnd cosy dressing table.. En-suite for the master bedroomComfortable twin bedroomOne of many modern bathroomsAnother spacious twin room Bathroom with w.cAll of the bedrooms are tastefully decoratedAnd the bathrooms are bright and spaciousSpacious twin room.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms - Sleeps 18 + 4

Period homes of this style were built with generously proportioned principle rooms and this one is no different. All rooms enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. All are located on the first floor, accessed via a wide front staircase and run the length of the house down a long brightly lit hallway.

There are 10 bedrooms with 5 bathrooms, accommodating up to 14 adults – in the main house section.

Bed 1 | Super King master, with en-suite bathroom
Bed 2 | Twin room; shared bathroom with room 3
Bed 3 | Twin room; shared bathroom with room 2
Bed 4 | Twin room; use of the shower room and main bathroom
Bed 5 | Twin room; use of the shower room and main bathroom
Bed 6 | Super King double; bathroom shared with room 7
Bed 7 | Super King twin, bathroom shared with room 6
Bed 8 | Twin room; bathroom next to the bedroom shares with bed 9

Annex (with kitchen, sitting room & private access)
Bed 9 | 2 sets of bunk beds; shared bathroom with bed 8
Bed 10 | Twin room; private bathroom

  • 1 Twin Bedroom/s With Private Bathroom
  • 5 Twin Bedroom/s With Shared Bathroom
  • 2 Super King Double Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
  • 1 Bunk Room With 2 Sets Of Bunk Beds With Shared Bathroom
  • 1 Super King Size Double/twin Room With Ensuite Shower Room
This Highland House offers substantial accommodation for groupsViews over the grounds towards the front of the housePerfectly positioned for fishing or outdoor based holidaysTucked away in Speyside this is the perfect retreat!

Grounds & Surrounds

The sporting lodge is surrounded by gently sloping lawns and woodland behind. Access is via an unsealed 1 mile driveway which may be difficult for low slung vehicles to use in the winter months. There’s plenty of parking to the side and back of the building.

The nearest town is Aberlour a small but bustling country town in the middle of the Spey Valley between Inverness and Aberdeen in the North East of Scotland. It’s flanked by the Cairngorm Mountains and the Moray Firth coastline, has plenty of independent shops and is well known for its shortbread and whisky!

The River Spey the ninth longest river in the United Kingdom and a jewel amongst some of Scotland’s finest salmon rivers, not only for sport but also for its picturesque scenery. Anglers come from all over the world to fish here, many wanting to visit the home of the famous 'Spey cast'.


Security Bond

The owner requires a fully refundable security bond to be paid within 7 days of the holiday start date.
This owner has chosen to use our secure online payment service to collect this bond from guests.

Check in / Check out

Guests are welcome to arrive from 4:00pm and are asked to depart by 10:00am on the day of departure.

Cancellation Policy - Strict

Included in the rental

Oil central heating, logs and coal for the open fires. Towels and linen.

Notes & Warnings

Kennels are provided for dogs used to outdoor living. Pets are not permitted in the house.

Stag and Hen bookings, may not book this property, unless discussed in advance for approval. Neither the Owner nor the Agent will accept any liability should a booking be confirmed as a consequence of non-disclosure of the above which may later result in a booking cancellation by the owner. For more information on this matter please speak to a member of our staff.

The housekeeper will pop in on a daily basis to clean and relay the fires and attend to light housekeeping duties on behalf of the house.

There is unlimited WIFI provided with the rental, the strength is variable throughout the property


Located in the Highlands on the north coast of Scotland, Moray is one of the smaller of Scotland’s counties. There are some mountainous features including Bin Hill, but its main draw is the magnificent coastline, along the Moray Firth. Dolphin watching is most popular, with boat trips available to spot the many sea creatures that frequent the area. Seals, porpoises and the occasional whale have been seen in the Firth. The area of Culbin Sands, Culbin Forest and Findhorm Bay is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and the Sands are an RSPB Reserve. The county is in the heart of Whisky country, with a vast number of distilleries in the area, including the historic Dallas Dhu, pristinely preserved and open to the public. For real enthusiasts, the Whisky Trail takes in many of the local distilleries in this area and is worth investigating! Towns and villages in the county include the fishing town of Lossiemouth on the north coast; Elgin, the historic city, home to the dramatic Elgin Cathedral ruins; and Forres, home to Brodie Castle and the Falconer Museum. Other attractions in the area include Spynie Palace, the former residence of the Bishop of Moray, Knockando Wool mill at Aberlour. 

Highlands and Islands

This region takes in Inverness-shire, Ross-shire, Sutherland, Caithness and the islands include the Inner and Outer Hebrides as well as Orkney and the Shetland islands. For spectacular scenery the Highlands of Scotland provides some of the best, with a huge expanse of area full of mountains, lochs and glens full of romance, wildlife and scenic beauty. The heritage of this area includes Culloden, taking the ferry to the Isle of Skye or just taking in one of the many castles like Eilean Donan. There is also an immense range of wildlife to be found. 


Area Morayshire Type of location Countryside Nearest shop 2 miles Nearest pub 1 miles
Nearest Airport
Inverness 46 miles
Aberdeen 56 miles


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