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The West Wing

Grantown-on-Spey, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 927121)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Great space and facilities."

    Great help from the owners when our vehicle battery went flat, hearing the problem and lending us a battery charger without us having to ask.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2021

  • "The house was lovely- cozy and with everything we needed."

    The hosts, Sammie and Malcolm, were on hand if we needed anything and to offer advice on local things to visit. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to family friends.

    Reviewed by StevenOct 2021

  • "We had a lovely family holiday at the west wing, it was a great base for exploring the highlands, already investigating booking again for a future date!"

    Reviewed by BrianOct 2021

  • "Super place, super hosts."

    Very clean and lovely location. Definitely recommend!!

    Reviewed by TamOct 2021

  • "We had a great stay at the West Wing, spacious accommodation and a lovely big garden which was great for the kids."

    The hosts were extremely helpful and made us feel very welcome there.

    Reviewed by IanJun 2021

  • "What a lovely place The West Wing was, peaceful and tranquil and an ideal base for visiting attractions."

    Spent a lot of time watching the birds on the feeders outside the kitchen window. Quite a few different species and even got a red squirrel on morning of departure. Also seen deer in the fields and buzzards (I think) above the treeline behind the cottage. Hosts were friendly and helpful and I would highly recommend this ... Continue reading

    Spent a lot of time watching the birds on the feeders outside the kitchen window. Quite a few different species and even got a red squirrel on morning of departure. Also seen deer in the fields and buzzards (I think) above the treeline behind the cottage. Hosts were friendly and helpful and I would highly recommend this cottage. Certainly planning on returning in the future.

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2021

  • "Spacious clean ."

    . Very well equipped.. like a home from home ...friendly hosts .. Some fabulous walks from the door step .. highly recommend a stay here

    Reviewed by JoannaDec 2019

  • "We came for a week to see local wildlife and the West wing was a fantastic base, without even leaving the kitchen we saw many birds including a woodpecker."

    The facilities were fantastic and welcoming I love the farm house setting. we would highly recommend it. we were a group from 9-60 years old and it was perfect for all of us. Thank you for an unforgettable week

    Reviewed by BelindaOct 2019

  • "The house and facilities were perfect for us."

    We were fishing the Spey and the location was also perfect. Having the owners in close proximity was great for answering questions about the local area and providing additional valuable information. Would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by StevenMay 2019

  • "We loved the house."

    The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The kitchen was well equipped. We were looking for a peaceful place which was homely and comfortable and weren't disappointed. There was a trampoline which our kids loved using.

    Reviewed by JuneMar 2019

  • "Return stay at the west wing as was great again."

    Enjoyed our stay and the peace and quiet. Recommend both this cottage and Sykes for their efficiency.

    Reviewed by KirstySep 2018

  • "The Home Owners made us feel welcome."

    The house was absolutely lovely. My whole family had a lovely time and we'd definitely come back

    Reviewed by MohammedJul 2018

  • "The fact that it is a working farm meant we experienced a calf being born ."

    The owners were extremely friendly & helpful. The cleanliness was very impressive. Everything you need - (everything - pots / pans / plates THE LOT !! ) The children enjoyed the space and the owners dog !! The views are amazing !

    Reviewed by KeithDec 2017

  • "The house was lovely, comfortable and everything you need for a perfect holiday."

    Situation of the house is perfect beautiful scenery from all Windows, and quiet . Great area for walking our dogs just down the road. The owners very welcoming and their dog too playful wee thing :) . Very sad to leave as felt a home from home . Would definitely return . Thanks to all .

    Reviewed by KirstyOct 2017

  • "Lovely cosy farmhouse,very comfortable,great views,being a working farm,we were able to see horses,sheep and cattle at close quarters."

    Reviewed by MarleneOct 2017

  • "Comfortable cottage, equipped with all your essentials."

    The owners were very accommodating and gave lots of advice about the local area.

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2017

  • "Lovely couple who own the house perfect location for all the attractions in the Cairngorms national park"

    Reviewed by AngusDec 2016

  • "Lovely couple very friendly and helpful beautiful home and area x only problem ..."

    Lovely couple very friendly and helpful beautiful home and area x only problem we had was finding them as wasn't very clear where house actually was

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2016

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The property

Grantown-on-Spey 3.7 miles.

This is a charming, self-contained, west wing of a traditional farmhouse on a working farm dating from the late 18th century, with the owners living in the adjacent wing, private from each other with shared access to the garden, and is close to Grantown-on-Spey, in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland.

This delightful cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends who will love the space and comfort that the farmhouse has to offer, and its central location in the desirable Cairngorms National Park.

A private gravel driveway leads up to the house and spacious parking area and from its elevated position, guests will appreciate the far-reaching views from most of the windows, across the stunning open countryside to the surrounding mountains.

The sitting room is a bright comfortable area for relaxation, and overlooks the neat lawned garden whilst the kitchen with a dining area is situated to the rear of the property and is very well-equipped and homely.

There are three very comfortable bedrooms, all with lovely views, and the large lawned front garden is a simply perfect spot for some alfresco dining, weather permitting!

As you can imagine, being surrounded by such fabulous scenery, the area is a haven for wildlife and very close by is the RSPB Osprey Centre at Loch Garten, which is a wonderful visitor experience for all ages.

The area really has something for everyone, whether it?s on the mountains, on the water or on the land and are all close by.

This cosy cottage is a wonderful base from which to explore this glorious part of Scotland.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6) and seating area (seats 2)
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with electric stove-effect fire
  • Oil central heating with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 2 miles
  • Note: This is a working farm with cows and horses so pets must be kept under control at all times
  • Check in time is 4pm
  • Please be advised that having your own transport is highly recommended due to the location of the property.

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About the location


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 mountain biking, fishing, golfing on the area’s five 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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