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Berg Cottage

Tomintoul, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 955578)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was sufficient for us but a larger sofa, maybe a corner unit upstairs?"

    The bed settee isn't exactly comfortable to sit on for prolonged periods & chairs don't really accommodate adults & at full capacity the seating is inadequate. An awning/covering of some sort over the hottub would have been ideal as weather conditions/rain stopped us using it as often as we would have liked. All in all the cottage was good but as the owners have control of the heating remotely it got a bit uncomfortable at times & whilst I u derstand the convenience it did affect our comfort. The washing & cooking facilities were excellent. The beds were comfortable but unfortunately my partner being over 6ft, the master bedroom caused him some knocks to the head when using the facilities during the night. Estie was great & kept us appraised of WiFi problems & solutions etc Roger sorted out the hottub as soon as was reasonably possible Our dog loved the big garden & the proximity to the visitor centre & ev charging was great

    Reviewed by KarenNov 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Berg Cottage."

    Very clean, comfortable and Estie checked in by text to ensure everything was OK. Great garden for the dogs and hot tub amazing.

    Reviewed by ShelleyOct 2021

  • "Berg Cottage has the most amazing views."

    The cottage had everything we needed and there was wee added touch of milk and shortbread.We had a fabulous week.

    Reviewed by SandyOct 2021

  • "Tomintoul is great villiage with plenty amenities and for a family with a young child this cottage was the perfect base for a break away."

    Reviewed by JamesSep 2021

  • "Berg Cottage is a lovely place to stay with gorgeous views."

    The hot tub is the icing on the cake!

    Reviewed by SuzanneAug 2021

  • "Our 2nd stay here and as good as we remembered great location with stunning ..."

    Our 2nd stay here and as good as we remembered great location with stunning views a lovely clean well equipped cottage in a beautiful village

    Reviewed by SeanJul 2021

  • "It was a fantastic place to stay, we enjoyed our time there."

    The property is dog friendly but the garden is not completely enclosed for small dogs

    Reviewed by LenaJun 2021

  • "We enjoyed the cottage very much."

    Very comfortable and had an amazing view out the back. Peaceful location. Nearby facilities (restaurants, pubs) had friendly staff and the food was good. The hot tub was lovely (perhaps it could be covered for bad weather, colder weather). We would definitely like to visit again. Enjoyed being in the sitting room upstairs with the open window/balcony - it was like bringing the outdoors in! The cottage wifi signal was poor at times and also there was no TV ariel.

    Reviewed by ThomasJun 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation well equipped and clean the unusual balcony windows give a wonderful view out to the countyside when open."

    Hot tub excellent well worth booking this cottage. Tomintoul is an excellent area for many walks and a good base for exploring moray the highlands and Grampian .

    Reviewed by MarinaOct 2020

  • "This is a lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings and hot tubs are my thing so loved my staycation."

    The cottage has everything you need for a short break. The beds in this cottage are also really comfy which is normally unusual for a holiday let. Changes I would make are: putting a tv in the kitchen dining and a slightly bigger sofa. We spent most of our time in this room when we were not out sightseeing.

    Reviewed by RoseAug 2020

  • "We had a fabulous time at Berg Cottage."

    It was relaxed and quiet with spectacular views from the house, from the walks around the friendly village of Tomintoul and the drives around the Cairngorms National Park. Tomintoul is an excellent location to explore the Cairngorms and the Moray Coast, we were never short of things to do and see. Berg Cottage itself had everything we needed for the week. The chocolates on the pillows upon our arrival and the dog biscuits for our collie was very welcoming and we felt at home straight away. Another lovely touch was the dressing gowns and slippers which made us all feel special! The back of the house has amazing windows that open up dormer style for the beautiful views over the countryside, sounds of bleating lambs, birdsong. The cottage is walking distance to shops and cafes; there is an adventure play park close by, bird watching areas and then back to a hot tub to relax in after a busy day of walking/exploring. We wish we'd have stayed another week and would love to come back soon, very soon!

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage, clean and well equipped."

    Possibly recently refurbished. Highly recommend, just as you see in photographs.

    Reviewed by VictoriaAug 2020

  • "Loved the little touches of the dog biscuits, shortbread etc All communication was very quickly answered"

    Reviewed by SuzanneAug 2020

  • "Great cottage set in a fantastic location with stunning views."

    Great place with plenty of walking and cycling routes around you, really enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by SeanJul 2020

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The property

Nestled within the beautiful rolling Scottish countryside in the village of Tomintoul, you will find this delightful newly built dwelling, Berg Cottage.

This stylish, high spec and accessible cottage provides the perfect base for families or groups of five wanting to explore the magnificent Cairngorms National Park.

The rural location has lots to offer if you enjoy spectacular scenery, walks and Cairngorm wildlife.

The Glenlivet Mountain Bike Trails, Lecht downhill mountain bike area and the Lecht Ski slopes are ideal for those keen sporty types and if it's history you're interested in, venture towards the wonderful Ballindalloch Castle and Drumin Castle, dating back hundreds of years.

Enter into the airy utility room, where you can pull off your mud splattered boots following an exhilarating afternoon expedition and throw your dirty walking gear into the conveniently placed washing machine.

The underfloor heating will soon dry any soggy footwear.

Made up of three well-decorated bedrooms, guests can choose from a spacious ground-floor twin, a snug single with dressing table or a bright and airy king-size bedroom that can be found on the first floor boasting large Velux balcony windows on its charming sloping ceilings and its own en-suite with a roomy walk-in corner shower, basin and WC.

The Velux windows are complete with black out blinds for light sleepers but can also give star gazers the unique opportunity of admiring the night sky whilst gently drifting off to sleep.

Wander through to the first-floor sitting room and turn on the gas stove before taking in the panoramic elevated views or making yourself comfortable on the sofa and turning on the TV to catch up with all your favourite shows as you wind down for the evening.

Venture back downstairs and into the stylish kitchen to whip up a tasty family meal with the help of the practical utensils and appliances, to savour at the 6-seater dining table as you crack open a bottle of bubbly and toast to an exciting adventure with your nearest and dearest.

Enjoy a refreshing shower in the downstairs bathroom or while away the hour as you soak up the bubbles in the spacious L-shaped bath, before grabbing your toasty towel from the heated rail and making your way into your bedroom for the evening.

Alternatively take the evening outside and cook on the gas BBQ or indulge with a dip in the hot tub as you watch the sunset on this magnificent countryside setting and appreciate this wonderful moment.

For an unforgettable holiday to Scotland, be sure to check into Berg Cottage.


  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin, 1 x ground-floor single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rails and heated mirror and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with reclining sofa
  • Entrance hall with coat hooks and shoe racks
  • First-floor sitting room with twin Velux balconies
  • Utility room with drying rack, tumble dryer, washing machine and Belfast sink (great for dog washing)
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and gas stove
  • Kitchen with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and internet radio
  • TV with Freeview and Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Dressing gown and slippers inc. in rent
  • Highchair, toddler toilet seat and travel cot available (please provide own bedding)
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Back garden, patio with furniture, electric hot tub and a gas BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.2 miles

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About the location


Grantown-On-Spey 14 miles; Elgin 38 miles.

An attractive village nestling on the northern slopes of the Cairngorms National Park, at 1160ft Tomintoul boasts the title of Highest Village in the Highlands. Tomintoul offers several shops, cafes and pubs, a well-stocked local store and post office, a good quality restaurant, and is situated on the main road between Royal Deeside and the Highlands, making it an excellent base for exploring all that the region has to offer. There is stunning scenery, the renowned Whisky and Castle trails, mountain biking at the Glenlivet bike trails, fishing, shooting, walks along the Speyside trail, or ski at nearby Lecht & Aviemore - the choice is yours!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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