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Aviemore 6 miles; Inverness 40 miles.
Kincraig is an attractive Highland village midway between Kingussie and Aviemore, which is the hub of the skiing industry in Britain. Close to Loch Insh and Glenfeshie, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and with the Cainrngorm Mountains as a backdrop, Kincraig offers an unrivalled choice of activities and pursuits for all ages and abilities all year round. Enjoy walking or climbing, fishing, riding, cycling or the watersports at Loch Insh where equipment hire and instruction is available. A wide variety of birds can be seen from the RSPB hide overlooking the flood plains of the Insh Marshes Reserve and at the nearby Highland Wildlife Park wolves, bison, red pandas, wildcats and arctic foxes can be seen.
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Kincraig 1 mile. An appealing and unusual detached property in the isolated hamlet of Farr, 1 mile from the village of Kincraig, between Kingussie and Aviemore. In an elevated position overlooking Loch Insh on one side and with magnificent views of the Cairngorms from the other, this welcoming and extremely well equipped cottage offers superb accommodation, with an open fire and well placed windows to afford easy viewing of the plethora of bird and wildlife on the doorstep, including red squirrels, pine martins and ospreys. Sit and relax in the fabulous hot tub or enjoy outdoor activities in the Cairngorms National Park, relax in the wonderful surroundings or tour the area’s many attractions and trails. Katchana is the perfect base.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with TV and 1 x adult bunks & pull-out stacker bed (can be single or double). Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Well-equipped kitchen with small breakfast area. Dining room. Large sitting room with double sofa bed, open fire & large windows with loch views. Hot tub. Note: Third bedroom is suitable for a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children or 4 children, additional sofa bed available in sitting room. Note: Property is on a hill & can be accessed at ground floor level, with a ramped path suitable for wheelchairs, or via steps at bottom of hill.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (one with basic Sky+), video, DVD, CD, WiFi, small library of books/DVDs/games. Electricity & starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. £45 fuel supplement payable direct to owner from Christmas to March (£5 pn for short breaks). Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Secure storage for bikes/skis etc. Well-established garden with furniture and hot tub. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop & pub 1 mile. Note: This owner requires a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100. Please note: 26th Jun - 06th Jul 2013 charged at £960, 06th - 20th Jul 2013 charged at £1110 and 12th - 26th Oct 2013 charged at £960. Please note: 6th Jan - 5th April 2014 charged at £885, 28th Jun - 05th Jul 2014 charged at £983, 05th Jul - 19th Jul 2014 charged at £1137 and 11th Oct - 25th Oct 2014 charged at £983.
Note: Up until 06th January 2014 the fuel supplement is £40. From the 06th January 2014 the fuel supplement is £45.
Previous visitors' comments about Katchana:
The location and size of the property were excellent. To go into the kitchen in the morning and look out of the window at deer and red squirrels was magical.
Mrs Samson, Troon, April 2013
Was a wonderful location with everything needed to enjoy a great holiday and the hot tub is lovely. Owner was helpful and easy to contact.
Miss Green, Havant, December 2012
We particularly enjoyed the location and seclusion of the property - the wildlife, the views and the heating. We had a lovely time.
Prof Cullinane, Crieff, March 2012
Beautiful well kept accommodation, set within amazing scenery. We did not want to leave!
Mr Beddard, Stourbridge, February 2012