Balnacruie

Boat of Garten near Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland (Ref. 19204)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Grantown-on-Spey 4 miles. This welcoming detached cottage is situated in an elevated position, 3 miles from the village of Boat of Garten, in the Cairngorms National Park. This Boat of Garten cottage boasts superb hill and mountain views and is an ideal base for a small family or group of friends. This single-storey cottage in the Cairngorms National Park offers two bedrooms - a double and twin, a fitted kitchen and a comfortable sitting room with dining area and a picture window, from where you can admire fabulous uninterrupted views. Outside this Boat of Garten cottage is a lawned garden with patio area and ample off road parking. Set just half a mile from your Boat of Garten holiday home is the award-winning Speyside Heather Centre offering wildlife viewing stations, an art gallery, shops and a restaurant. Within easy reach of this Cairngorms cottage are many friendly highland villages all with good facilities, including the Boat of Garten, which is known as the Osprey Village and boasts unique birdwatching opportunities, as well as having its own scenic steam railway. The town of Grantown-on-Spey with its impressive granite buildings is just a short drive away and has all the services you need, including a number of shops and restaurants. Within driving distance is the wonderful Revack Highland Estate with its lovely gardens, quiet walking trails, gift shop and restaurant, or alternatively you may wish to follow the popular Malt Whisky Trail. Whatever you choose, you will be very content to return to your Cairngorms cottage at the end of a busy day.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.

Amenities

Electric night storage heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Patio area to side with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles.

About the location

GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY

Aviemore 12 miles; Inverness 35 miles.

In the heart of the Scottish Highlands, Grantown-on-Spey has much to offer. There is a variety of shops, bars and restaurants in the town to tempt visitors, or use it as a base for exploring the varied pursuits of the area. Enjoy fishing, golfing on the area’s two courses, walking in the surrounding hills and woodlands, birdwatching and of course following the Castle and Whisky trails. In season, skiing is a popular activity at the nearby Cairngorms and Lecht Ski Centres, while the scenery of the Cairngorms National Park offers tranquil respite from a hectic life, no matter what the season.