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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 7-mile popular 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.
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Enjoy a relaxing Highland break in this comfortable, newly appointed 3 bedroom apartment within Balvatin Cottages, a complex of 11 apartments round attractive courtyard gardens, on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Newtonmore. Decorated and furnished to a high standard, with patio doors to the garden, three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this is ideal for those looking for a sleek alternative to the usual Scottish holiday cottages. Just over two hours from Edinburgh and an hour from Inverness, the apartment is within easy reach of Loch Ness, Fort William, Ben Nevis and the western Isles. A holiday could include fishing, golfing, pony trekking, mountain biking and water sports. For the less energetic, there is birdwatching and wildlife, the Strathspey Steam Railway and the Speyside Whisky Trail. With Aviemore, the hub of the snowsport industry in Britain, just 16 miles away, The Sheiling is an ideal venue, with something for everyone.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with living-flame electric fire and doors to garden.
Electric storage heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky package, video, DVD, stereo/CD player etc. Coin operated washing machine and dryer in communal laundry on the premises. Electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for two cars. Shared garden with patio with furniture and barbecue. One well-behaved pet at £15 per week. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Sheiling:
Fantastic cottage in an excellent location. I would definitely recommend the cottage.
Miss Smith, Chester le Street, September 2012
Cottage was lovely and had lots of toys and books available for kids.
Mr Wallacce, Airdrie, July 2012
The accommodation was exactly as described. It felt like a home rather than just an anonymous holiday cottage. It was scrupulously clean and we felt welcome from the moment we arrived. We felt it was very good value for the price.
Mrs Gordon, Glasgow, June 2012
A really comfortable and beautifully decorated accommodation.
Mrs Brady, Sheringham, February 2012