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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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44 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely, spacious very well-equipped accommodation; quiet, beautiful area and outlook yet not far from good general amenities, including an excellent health centre where the services were superb."

    Would thoroughly recommend in all respects.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Feb 2024

  • "Property is well equipped, beautiful location and very peaceful."

    Ideal for a relaxing break. Owner was very helpful and accommodating.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Sep 2023

  • "Our second stay at this lovely property."

    Great place to store bikes in the garage which is secure.

    Reviewed by Hayley Clare5.0Aug 2023

  • "An absolutely delightful and spotlessly clean cottage in a beautiful part of Scotland."

    It is cosy, really comfortable and you will not be disappointed. I would highly recommend that you stay here.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage."

    Great position and very nicely furnished. Spacious and well equipped kitchen. Very efficient washer and drier. Enjoyed feeding the hungry birds with the 6 bird feeders, and saw a woodpecker, siskins, greenfinches, long tailed tits etc.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Jul 2023

  • "A very clean and comfortable house in a beautiful and quiet area."

    We can certainly recommend it to others who enjoy the quiet life. The owner responds immediately to queries.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely stay in a very comfortable cottage, perfect for bike riding from the door."

    All the rooms are very spacious and well decorated. The garage is perfect for bike storage. This was the best equipped property we have stayed in with a thoughtful provision of all the things we usually forget. Perfect for a lovely holiday. Ruth & Daniel

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2023

  • "We have just returned from a fantastic stay at Millview."

    The cottage was very comfortable, clean and very well stocked. It was in a lovely quiet area with lovely views from the windows and garden. We were blessed with the weather and was able to make the most of the outside space most of the week. The many bird feeders were a real bonus and we enjoyed watching the many varied visitors. Some lovely goodies were left for us and Audrey was on hand to answer any queries and questions that we had. Would highly recommend Millview and would love to return again when in the area. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0May 2023

  • "Had a wonderful holiday at Millview."

    The cottage is lovely in all respects. Can't fault it.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is a really lovely holiday home, perfect for what we wanted, and very well equipped."

    The beds were extremely comfortable, and it was so peaceful and quiet throughout our stay. The scones, teacakes and wine were most gratefully received! It was also very reasonably priced compared to other self catering properties that we have stayed at previously.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2023

  • "Really nice warm cottage."

    Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Feb 2023

  • "We had a lovely time at Millview cottage."

    It was a well appointed holiday home with a great well equipped kitchen and eating area. There was plenty of space to store holiday gear in the garage and utility room. The beds were very comfortable and the house was warm as we were there over New year in snowy conditions! We used the fire in the lounge for extra comfort. Loved watching the birds in the garden. Sheila & Joyce (on behalf of our group of 6)

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very disappointed."

    The cottage is nice and in nice location but the bedrooms didn’t look very clean. Our carpet was dirty. Uncomfortable beds. As well very disappointed that we forgot a very expensive hoodie and messaged the owner few times and asked for it to be posted back to us and they didn’t bother replying but I can see my message was read.

    This review is in complete contrast to what the guest actually wrote in the visitors book, I quote " We had a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage. The house was always warm and cosy. We loved the area and will definitely come back in summer. Thank you for the Christmas gift. Ramona, Alex, Ana, John, Mihai and Anca xx " She is clearly a very impatient person .The hoody has been found and will be returned when I get the address from Sykes. The guests left on the 28th December and this review was left on the 7th January, giving me very little time over the holiday period to return it. This is the first negative review I have had in over 10 years of letting and it is simply untrue. For the record I have never not returned an item of left property. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Romana3.1Dec 2022

  • "We have enjoyed several holidays in this well-appointed and exceptionally clean house."

    The wine, Scottish biscuits and fresh eggs were a lovely welcome gift. The house was warm and cosy with comfortable beds. The kitchen has plenty of dishes and pots. We had family with us and there was room to spread out. We really enjoyed watching the birds including a woodpecker attracted by the many bird feeders - great idea. The general area has plenty of walks and cycles and a super shop in Boat of Garten. Also the owner has been kind and helpful.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2022

  • "A great two weeks spent in this lovely area of Scotland in a spotlessly clean well equipped bungalow."

    Central position in the Cairngorms. Great walking, great cycling, great wildlife and some lovely scenery. Some lovely pubs, hotels and takeaways to eat out. Would definitely recommend Millview. The owner was so helpful

    Reviewed by Hayley Clare5.0Aug 2022

  • "Excellent house."

    We had a fantastic holiday as the area is so beautiful and interesting. We enjoyed the views from the cottage. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Lyn5.0Jul 2022

  • "Comfortable beds, Quiet location, As described."

    We will be back!

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jul 2022

  • "I loved this cottage!"

    The owner provided everything we needed. The bird feeder is great, we saw a variety of birds. There was plenty of sitting space and we relaxed after a long day of touring around. We had a great holiday and I would definitely go back to this property.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our week staying at Millview."

    A spacious property which was spotlessly clean. A well-equipped cottage. A great location for exploring on our bikes. The table and chairs at the front of the house was a bonus and a sun trap in the afternoon. (One very minor comment - a few more clothes pegs please.) We would be very happy to return. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2022

  • "A beautiful well presented spacious cottage , with everything you need for a great holiday , fully equipped kitchen, cosy and warm."

    The view from the garden to open countryside and forest , provided great interest . We had a variety of birds on the feeders , woodpecker , yellow hammer , jackdaws etc. A badger visited at dusk several evenings . Lots of walking I love this area of the Cairngorms and would highly recommend .

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2022

  • "Spacious, very comfortable house in a very quiet location outside Boat of Garten."

    We couldn't fault it as it was ideal for our stay and much better than the photos. Clean, well decorated, bright with everything you need for a holiday including a large utility room. Loved the feeders outside the window. Lovely garden area and patio furniture to enjoy the views across the field into the forest.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage was spacious and very comfortable. The position of the cottage is perfect for exploring the area and we visited local lochs, Glenmore reindeer, steam railway and Landmark Adventureland. We had everything we needed in the cottage and wonderful surprise of visiting badgers and a stoat.

    Reviewed by Laurence5.0Oct 2021

  • "The property was perfect."

    Well equipped, comfortable, warm and spacious. We will definitely revisit this property in the future .

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Oct 2021

  • "Warm and cosy house in its own gardens."

    Very comfortable beds and lots of hot water. Very useful garage for the bikes. Lots of lovely walks in the area. Coal and logs supplied for the fire which was most welcome. Bird feeders were an added bonus as we saw woodpeckers and my husband saw a badger on the road outside the house.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2021

  • "This house was perfect for us, both the location and the spacious house itself."

    As a minor matter, the map link wasn't accurate and in fact the house was in a better location than the map showed. The directions however were accurate.

    Reviewed by Walter5.0Jul 2021

  • "The property is in a quiet hamlet, with wildlife on the doorstep."

    We have not really been out and about for over a year and the property felt safe and relaxing, a great return to holidays and the wonderful Cairngorm region. The supply of fresh eggs from the small holding opposite was a real benefit that we enjoyed.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jun 2021

  • "Superb quality accommodation in a lovely, quiet location."

    A very spacious, well appointed and spotlessly clean cottage with everything we could want to make our stay comfortable.

    Reviewed by Marco5.0Oct 2020

  • "Millview is a great holiday home."

    It is very comfortable throughout and we particularly appreciated the bright and very well equipped kitchen/ dining area. Street of Kincardine is an ideal location for exploring the beautiful Strathspey area and all the outdoor activities offered nearby.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Aug 2020

  • "Loved staying in this beautiful property, a true home from home."

    The location is ideally situated to explore the surrounding area and enjoy the many walks. I would thoroughly recommend booking a visit to Millview.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.7Mar 2020

  • "Millview is a beautiful, extremely well equipped bungalow in an exceptionally beautiful quiet setting."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this property to others. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Mar 2020

  • "This is the first time that we have used Sykes and have every intention of using them again."

    In fact we have already booked the same cottage for next year. I like the £20 deposit option and the fact that the holiday can be paid off in chunks as an when some extra cash is available!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Feb 2020

  • "Very warm and cosy house!"

    Appreciated all the extras: welcome pack and fire kit. Enjoyed watching all the birds (beautiful woodpeckers) feeding at the garden feeders. Owners very helpful too. A great holiday thanks.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Dec 2019

  • "What an amazing cottage and area."

    We stayed (2 adults and 1 child) over the Christmas and couldnt of been happier. Owners went over and above my expectations supplying everything we needed. Cottage was so cosy and warm, only put open fire on once in the week. Views were fantastic with sheep out the back and loads of birds in the garden. Boat of garten was a lovely place, so nice and peaceful. Couldnt recommend it all enough. Absolutely loved it

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Dec 2019

  • "Well presented property, with a good heating system."

    Probably one of the best properties we have stayed at. Very comfortable beds which is important after a long day walking. Situated in a quiet, peaceful setting.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2019

  • "As always you never fail us."

    Our expectations were met and yes were exceeded. The cottage is very welcoming and comfortable. We found a very clean place in spite of it being fully booked all month and bookings are back to back. The location is also perfect and most importantly, the owner Ms Audrey was also very kind to us even after we left. Thank you so much. Love from Malta. Wish we were still there!

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Aug 2019

  • "The photograph doesn’t do the property justice."

    We self cater about four times a year and have a hit list of requirements and these were extremely well met at Millview. The accessible garage was ideal for our bike storage plus the property has loads of storage space in the utility room for cycling/hiking equipment and lots of coat hooks essential for wet outdoor gear. The kitchen is well equipped including a hand towel (very few provide a towel in the kitchen) the lounge comfy with the added bonus of an open fire. Bedrooms fine with good bed linen and fluffy large towels in the bathroom and plenty hot water. The sitting area outside is very nice with the added bonus of a canopy over the area which provided welcome shade the week we visited 27 degrees! We enjoyed being able to cycle directly from the house to Loch Garten, Boat of Garten to Aviemore along cycle route 7. There are many more routes some of which we explored Speyside Way to Kincraig with a visit to The Old Post Office a lovely cafe then back via Loch Insh to Aviemore. A splendid property in a quiet area but all facilities are easily accessible.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Jun 2019

  • "It was a well equipped and spacious property, we all enjoyed it."

    The temperature external was quite cold at times, but the central heating was excellent and we didn't need to start the open fire! Great location for exploring the area as well, it is just far enough out of town to enjoy the peace and calm, but still get access to amenities. Thoroughly enjoyed!!

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0May 2019

  • "A wonderful holiday in a truly lovely cottage."

    The area was very peaceful but with more than enough to do within easy reach.

    Reviewed by Geraint5.0Apr 2019

  • "Lovely Cottage, Beautiful location, would certainly go back again."

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Feb 2019

  • "This cottage was just as good as it looked on the website, if not better."

    It was very spacious but was still cosy and warm. Better than a home from home.

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Feb 2019

  • "We had a lovely week at Millview, it was more than we expected."

    Compliments to the owners on the cleanliness, we wanted for nothing. Millview is in a quiet area and that is what we loved about the place. There are lovely walks to go on and the shops are a short drive away. Yes we would go back to Boat of Garten.

    Reviewed by T4.1Feb 2019

  • "Very nice property, well equipped with quality fixtures and fittings."

    The TV in the living room could stand to be a little bigger, but it certainly wouldn't stop us visiting this property again.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Dec 2018

  • "We had a problem finding the signpost for it as it was very dark when we arrived good job owner told us ."

    The place was best property so far which we rented . Hope to return . Thought the heating would be on constant but it was on a timer ,the house had beautiful bedding but needed blanket . The bathrooms were spotless and so clean .everything bout cottage was like hotel .

    Reviewed by Irene5.0Dec 2018

  • "Ideal base for exploring the area, comfortable, clean & cosy."

    Being visited by badgers and cows kept the kids fascinated!

    Reviewed by Pete5.0Oct 2018

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size doubles (one with en-suite shower room, one with en-suite Jack-and-Jill bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and seating area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with Log Burner.
  • Oil central heating with a log burner
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV/DVD player, WiFi, selection DVD's
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for log burner/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage in garage
  • Rear enclosed lawned garden with patio area and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: This property has a check in time of 4pm
  • Note: Please be advised that the 'Open Fire' has now been replace by a Log Burner ' new photos coming soon.

The property

A wonderfully spacious, single storey cottage resting only 10 minutes away from the popular town of Aviemore, with beautiful abounding scenery and an abundance of activities for all ages to get involved in.

This beautiful property wrapped in its own gardens offers a warm welcome to its guests from the moment you step through the door.

Kick off your shoes in the entrance hall and hang up your rain coats, this cosy cottage is the place to relax after an adventurous day exploring the Aviemore and Cairngorms region, with its spectacular mountain range, Highland scenery and majestic National Park.

Enjoy the modern, contemporary décor and high quality design as you explore the interior, the sitting room boasts plenty of comfy sofas, gathered around a Log Burner to warm up your evening.

The double French doors lead out to the patio area, on a warm summers' day, throw these open and let a gentle breeze waft through.

Down the extensive hallway you will come to the kitchen which is fully-equipped with integrated fittings, ready to assist your holiday break and each mealtime that presents itself.

The opulent appliances would delight each guest along with the comfy seating area and dining table, offering a nice sociable space to gather.

From here you have access to a utility room which boasts a washer/dryer and a microwave, and you also have internal access to the garage from the vestibule, should you wish to store your bikes here.

The bedrooms comprise two king-size double and a twin room, each wonderfully appointed with fitted wardrobes and en-suite facilities.

Outside the beautiful garden overlooks the farmland and the Cairngorm Mountain, and deer, hares and ospreys are regularly spotted from the lawn.

Situated in the hamlet of 'Street of Kincardine', approximately 1 mile from the village of Boat of Garten, there is much to see and do in the area.

There is the RSPB Osprey Reserve, Strathspey Steam Railway, as well as shops, restaurants, a golf course and tennis club.

Nearby Aviemore hosts fabulous skiing activities in winter and during the warmer seasons, offers plenty of climbing, walking and cycling.

This pristine holiday let is the perfect place for a spot of relaxation combined with adventure in the great outdoors.

EPC Rating: Band D

EPC Rating: Band D

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-70263-F

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About the location


Aviemore 7 miles; Grantown-on-Spey 7 miles.

Boat of Garten is a small village situated in the Cairngorms National Park near the River Spey. Due to its rural location, the village is a great base for those seeking to discover the impressive, rugged landscape of the region and the abundance of wildlife that resides here. Due to its close proximity to the large population of Ospreys at RSPB: Loch Garten, the village is also known as Osprey Village. In the village itself, you can find the family run 1896 Gallery, Anderson's Restaurant, a Post Office with a delicatessen, a shop with a cafe and The Boat Hotel where you spend an evening dining out in style. Enjoy fishing on the River Spey, or play a round of golf at the Boat of Garten Golf and Tennis Club, which boasts an 18-hole course designed by professional golfer and golf-course architect, James Braid. The village is a short drive from the town of Aviemore, where you can enjoy outdoor activities all year round; enjoy skiing in the winter months, or walk, climb and cycle through the summer. Also nearby is the Caledonian Pine Forest, with many marked walks and trails to explore. Boat of Garten is a wonderful spot from which to enjoy a holiday exploring this stunning national park.

Note: Please be advised that the 'Open Fire' has now been replace by a Log Burner ' new photos coming soon.