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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 4 Pets Not accepted Region Aberdeenshire Town/village Braemar

Modern luxury lodge, near Braemar (048b)

With stunning lochside views, this luxury four bedroomed holiday home offers comfort and tranquillity rolled into one

This well appointed holiday home boasts stunning views across the river Dee, offering a luxurious retreat within its own private policy on a large Highland estate. All four bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, located on the ground floor with stunning lochside views.

With a mountainous backdrop, this charming home provides a unique Scottish experience with its themed tartan decor and country home style interior; proving popular with guests who find its location offers plenty of choice for hill walking, fishing, cycling and sight seeing.

An additional property just 100 metres away, of a similar standard provides flexibility to accommodate larger groups of up to 18 between the two properties. The dining room in the other lodge can cater for up to 18 people, which means everyone can congregate in the one place for meals and entertainment.

The living area is a classic lodge set-upWith plenty of comfortable seatingThe dining area is located next to the kitchenThe well equipped and smart kitchenA very useful utility and laundry roomThere is a touch of tartan throughout

Living Space

Reception rooms

Themed to feel like you're in a wood panelled log cabin the drawing room offers a unique Scottish experience with its tartan carpets and game covered walls.  Decorated throughout with stag heads and pictures of game, there is never any doubt you are staying in a Highland lodge.  The open fire will always keep you warm, but in reality so does the central heating. The sofas and armchairs are all very comfortable.

On entering the lodge, there is an inner reception hall with a cloakroom, allowing for plenty of storage for golf clubs and other sporting equipment.

Kitchen / Dining

The dining room and kitchen can be found in the same room as they form a kitchen/diner. The dining area is to the front of the room, so enjoys views over the Dee. A table and chairs for 8 people is provided. Additionally there is access to the covered terracing to the front of the house and in the summer months this would certainly be very pleasant to dine al fresco.

The kitchen section is compact and in an enclosed space with open serving areas. The cooking facilities could cater for double the number and everything is well equipped. Additionally there is a good size utility room.

  • 5 Star Venue
  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Heating, Central
  • High chair
  • Logs, initial supply
  • Microwave
  • Oven, hob, gas
  • Rural and private
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • VCR
  • View, Area of outstanding beauty
  • Washing Machine
  • Easy Access
One of the double bedroomsAll the bedrooms are top notchThe twin-bedded rooms are equally lovelyDon't be fooled by the rustic charm, this lodge is luxuriousThe en-suite/dressing room for the twin bedroomAll four bedrooms benefit from an en-suite bathroom

Bedrooms & Bathrooms - Sleeps 8

The accommodation can all be found on the ground floor. There are two large bedrooms and two good sized bedrooms. The rooms are beautifully presented with great colour co-ordination and you can really see the effort taken to get these rooms looking so great. The mattresses and the linen are top notch. The two large rooms are a double room and a twin room, which both have en-suite bathrooms and a dressing room. The two other good size rooms, are a double room and a twin room, which both have en-suite shower rooms and a dressing room. All these rooms have been well presented to a luxury format and some of the stunning scenic views from the windows are superb. 

  • 2 Double Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
  • 2 Twin Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
This modern luxury lodge is available for self catering holidaysThe Scottish lodge sits back into the hillsideWith the river Dee and the glen beyondLooking across the Dee towards Mar Lodge

Grounds & Surrounds

Set within an enclosed policy, this fine holiday house, which overlooks the upper stretch of the river Dee, is located 62 miles west of Aberdeen in the depths of Royal Deeside within the Cairngorms National Park. Braemar is 4 miles away and has a village store, petrol station and hotels, whilst for major shopping, the nearest supermarket is in Blairgowrie, 37 miles away. This is the perfect location for walkers, climbers  and mountain bikers. Seasonally, skiing and snowboarding is available locally at the Glenshee Ski Centre, and fishing and shooting can be arranged in season on the estate. Braemar has an 18-hole golf course.

Conditions

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

Linen & towels; electricity; oil central heating and an initial supply of logs.

Notes & Warnings

Whilst this property can supply a cot & highchair. Please make sure you submit a note on your booking form to the bookings team requesting this item so the owner knows to put one out for you on arrival.


 

LocationBraemar

The small but popular village of Braemar is nestled between the River Dee and Clunie Water, and surrounded by the Grampian Mountains in the Cairngorms National Park. Thanks to this fantastic setting, the village lends itself as a base for outdoor activities, with 65 miles of walking and cycling routes in the vicinity, and many Munro’s to climb; the Cairngorms is home to 4 of the 5 largest mountains in the UK! The National Trust for Scotland’s Mar Lodge Estate is a good exploratory base; the estate accounts for 7% of the Cairngorms and is recognised as one of the most important nature conservation landscapes. Salmon fishing is popular on the River Dee, and Braemar Golf Course offer 18 holes in the heathland, and is the highest course in Scotland!  The 17th Century Braemar Castle is a lovely outing, explore the diverse history of the site, and its interesting architectural features. 

Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire, located on the north east of Scotland’s mainland, boasts a unique array of landscape and heritage.  The historic county of Banffshire on the north coast is now commonly considered to be part of Aberdeenshire. The many miles of easterly coastline offers rugged cliffs as well as sandy beaches and appeals to watersport enthusiasts. The inland westerly border incorporates the Cairngorm National Park, attracting walkers and explorers. The region is home the Lecht Ski Resort, and Glenshee Ski Resort, so really can cater for a massive range of sports! Investigation of the Castle Trail is a must – the trail takes in 17 of the best castles Aberdeenshire has to offer, including Balmoral Castle, seasonal home to the Royal Family. Aberdeen plays a part in the oil and gas industry forming a land base for the North Sea oil rigs, however don’t be deceived by what you may find here – the city has won the ‘Britain in Bloom’ award a record breaking 13 times, thanks to its incredible number of parks and gardens, and is home to a beautiful stretch of sandy beach. Its nickname the ‘Granite City’ is courtesy of its quarrying history, and the famous 'Granite Mile' (Union Street) is home to many shops. The traditional neighbouring towns of Banff and Macduff sit on either side of the River Deveron, a popular fishing river, and nearby you will find the magnificent Duff House. Other large towns in the area include Peterhead and Fraserburgh, both fishing towns on the north east coast, and the market town of Inverurie. 

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 Aberdeenshire Type of location Private Estate Nearest shop 4 miles Nearest supermarket 38 miles Nearest pub 4 miles
Nearest Airport
Aberdeen 62 miles
Edinburgh 92 miles
Nearest Train Station
Perth 54 miles
Aberdeen 64 miles
Play a round of golf at the Braemar golf courseVisit Braemar CastleViews across Royal DeesideTake in one of the many walks in the area

Reviews

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2nd January 2013 Excellent 

Exceptionally delightful holiday. Extremely comfortable, well planned/designed house. Wonderful views. Great heating and hot water. Brilliant kitchen. Sensible kit. Thoughtful bathrooms. Lacked only three things: being able to use candles (even table lights floating in water were not allowed); a drying room/boot room, and a pantry with larger freezer. None of these omissions in any way spoilt our thorough enjoyment of the house and surroundings. The staff were also completely charming and helpful beyond the call of duty. Thank you,

We are delighted to hear that you found our service to be excellent! Its also a pleasure hearing you had lovely time. We hope to be of assistance with your holiday plans again in the future and dont forget to claim your loyalty discount should you wish to book with us again.

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