Steading 4 Balvatin Cottages

Newtonmore, Scotland (Ref. 10525)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

A welcoming terraced cottage in the popular Highland village of Newtonmore. Set within an attractive apartment complex and opening out onto wonderful open views of the surrounding countryside, this Newtonmore cottage and the surrounding village sit within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park. The ground floor consists of a cosy open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining and seating areas which lead out to a shared lawn area to the rear. Two upstairs bedrooms, a double and a twin, complete the accommodation in this lovely Newtonmore cottage. This cottage in Newtonmore is in the ideal location to explore the dramatic scenery either on foot or by bike at the nearby Laggan Wolftrax mountain bike trail routes. There are many activities and attractions that can be enjoyed close to this Newtonmore cottage including golf, fishing, mountain biking, water sports, birdwatching and pony trekking, along with the Strathspey Stream Railway and the Speyside Whisky Trail. Just 15 miles away is popular Aviemore, which offers skiing and winter sports, plus there are many other places within driving distance including Edinburgh, Inverness, Loch Ness, Fort William and Ben Nevis. This Newtonmore cottage is wonderfully situated for exploring the area.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

Electric storage heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent.Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared use of external laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer available at a small charge. Shared garden with picnic bench. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

NEWTONMORE

Kingussie 3 miles; Aviemore 15 miles; Inverness 47 miles.

Overlooking the River Spey, in the Cairngorms National Park (Britain's largest), Newtonmore has several shops and pubs, as well as two excellent, award-winning museums - the Highland Folk Museum and Clan MacPherson Museum. The village may seem familiar as you wander around, as it was the setting for the popular TV series Monarch of the Glen. Newtonmore's Wildcat Trail is a popular, 7-mile circular walk around the edge of the village, taking in the River Spey with woodland, moorland and wonderful views across the valley to the Cairngorms, and behind the village to the Monadhliath Mountains - a fitting introduction to the delights of the National Park. For younger visitors, the Folk Park, the Wildlife Park at Kincraig, Landmark at Carrbridge and the Steam Railway are all outstanding local attractions. The area offers fine golf, fishing, pony trekking, walking, birdwatching, cycling, mountain biking, climbing and skiing, making it an ideal base from which to discover all that this scenic area of Scotland has to offer.