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Kinfauns

Aboyne, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 968180)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

  • Reviews

    Mr Ward

    “The house was welcoming, warm, comfy sofas and beds.”

    ..everything you need after long, tiring but breathtaking walks and days out. The house was equipped with everything you could possibly need to make the stay easy and stress free, plus lovely little extras. This house, we felt was luxurious and high end. There was a folder with lots of information about how things work in the house, local amenities and ideas for days out. The owner was very easy to contact and replied quickly to any queries. The children loved the outdoor space especially the ...

    ..everything you need after long, tiring but breathtaking walks and days out. The house was equipped with everything you could possibly need to make the stay easy and stress free, plus lovely little extras. This house, we felt was luxurious and high end. There was a folder with lots of information about how things work in the house, local amenities and ideas for days out. The owner was very easy to contact and replied quickly to any queries. The children loved the outdoor space especially the trampoline. The house was ideal to play hide and seek too. A short walk takes you to a lovely little park which our children loved and local shops, cafes, pubs and a Co op .Quite central to some lovely places, we wanted to stay longer. Fabulous!! Will be back.

The property

A large traditional detached house in the Royal Deeside village of Aboyne.

This is a Victorian property built around 1890 which has been modernised with all the home comforts needed for an enjoyable holiday.

The property is spacious and accommodating, ideal for a family of up to seven people wanting to enjoy a holiday in the highlands of Scotland.

With a large welcoming entrance hall leading onto two large sitting rooms, one with a woodburning stove and one with a traditional open fireplace.

There is a modern dining kitchen, with table and chairs, plus a larger separate dining room, four bedrooms; a ground floor single, a king-size and double bedroom upstairs with large en-suite shower room, plus a twin bedroom.

There is a toilet downstairs and a family bathroom with shower and separate roll top bath upstairs.

The house is set in extensive well maintained, enclosed, gardens, with off road parking and a decked area to enjoy morning coffee or eat alfresco.

There is a large trampoline in the garden and a ping pong table that can be used on the decking area.

The property is situated on the main road into Aboyne in the heart of Royal Deeside.

Balmoral, Braemar and Ballater are close by.

Aberdeen is approximately 30 miles away.

The village is within easy walking distance and has three coffee shops, two bars, an award winning restaurant plus a fish and chip shop and an Indian takeaway.

There is also a butchers and grocers situated within the village.

Aboyne is an ideal location to explore the Cairngorms National Park.

For the energetic there are several outdoor pursuits; hiking, fishing on the famous River Dee, cycling, golf, horse riding.

Deeside Activity Park on the outskirts of the village offer a range of activities from clay shooting to motor sports.

Aboyne gliding club is just 3 miles outside the village if you fancy trying your hand at flying.

In the winter months skiing and snow boarding is available at Glenshee Ski Centre and The Lecht.

Both are easy reached by car.

Equipment can be hired on site.

Put on your walking shoes and discover the pine forests, crystal clear rivers and rugged mountains where Aberdeenshire meets the Cairngorms National Park.

Glen Tanar Country Park or Loch Muick on the Balmoral Estate are great places for a day out.

Take time to discover the Malt Whisky Trail.

Speyside boasts the world’s largest concentration of Distilleries in the world.

Visit them all as you sample your favourite tipple.

Step back in time and drive the Castle Trail with 13 unique magnificent historic castles to visit.

Discover the Aberdeeshire Coastal Trail a spectacular shoreline of cliffs, picturesque beaches and old fishing towns.

Witness 150 years of Scottish tradition at the Aboyne Highland Games held annually on the first Saturday in August on the village green.

Other games nearby include the world famous Braemar gathering which has been regularly attended by the Royal Family since Queen Victoria first attended in 1848.

Also Ballater, lonach and Strathdon Highland Gatherings.

The Royal Family will be in residence at nearby Balmoral during the summer months enjoying their highland break.

Set on the edge of the Cairngorms national park the scenery is breath-taking.

Discover hidden lochs, mountains, red squirrels red deer, birds of prey and an abundance of wildlife.

Don’t forget your camera this will be a holiday to remember.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor single, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with a separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Gas hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, WIFI, selection of books, DVDs and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Bike/ski storage
  • Shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants less than a mile away
  • Note: Check in is 4pm

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About the location

ABOYNE

Aberdeen 31 miles

This stunning village rests on the banks of the picturesque River Dee, on the eastern fringes of the Cairngorms National Park and close to the world-famous Scottish Highlands.

It is an excellent spot for exploring the great outdoors, not only with the Cairngorms National Park abounding in beautiful walking and cycling paths, but Aboyne itself plays host to an all-weather tennis court, a bowling green and an 18-hole golf course.

In terms of amenities, the village offers a couple of handy shops, welcoming pubs and local facilities including a newsagents and a butchers.

North of the village, discover the immaculate Aboyne Castle.

A 31-mile drive west will lead you towards the striking port city of Aberdeen, abounding in fine architecture and hosting a wealth of excellent attractions and amenities.

Note: Check in is 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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