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Skoglendi

Boat Of Garten, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 1003497)

4.8

(17 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location, lovely, clean, spacious accommodation."

    Large enclosed garden. Very short walk to park and woodland walks. Quiet residential area. Boat of Garten is a great base to explore from.

    Reviewed by LouisaJun 2022

  • "Very clean and accurately described property situated in a quiet area with off-road parking for 2 cars."

    Good points - everything worked, great wi-fi, comfy beds and patio door from kitchen to garden was great. Only minor irritation was the kitchen chairs, very noisy when moved

    Reviewed by RonaldJun 2022

  • "Excellent property which was very clean and well equipped."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by MoragApr 2022

  • "Excellent property in a perfect location for the Speyside Way and the Cairngorm mts."

    My only negative ( and it's a small one ) is that the living room sofas are a little uncomfortable because of the shiny surfaces. Some soft cushions would help.

    Reviewed by RobertMar 2022

  • "What a wonderful place, couldn't have asked for more!"

    Perfect location for walking/cycling straight from your doorstep and only a short drive to wonderful hikes and views. The property is finished to a high standard, the kitchen is very well stocked; it has everything we needed. It was comfortable and nicely decorated, with the bonus of an electric vehicle charger in the driveway! We'll be recommending to friends and will be back!

    Reviewed by RebeccaMar 2022

  • "Just perfect"

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2022

  • "This is great holiday property i can't fault anything."

    Reviewed by MichaelFeb 2022

  • "A great property, with every comfort, Spotless clean all trough the property."

    Nice warm and cosy, kitchen well stocked with appliance and utensils. Yes I highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by GianpieroJan 2022

  • "Skoglendi is welcoming and warm."

    The rooms are a nice size and cosy. It is well equipped, everything worked and it was spotless. The handbook was clear and helpful. It is located in a quiet spot in a lovely village with an amazingly well stocked village shop and a good restaurant within easy walking distance. We made good use of the local and surrounding trails both on foot and bike. We were very impressed to find a charging point for an electric car and the garden shed was a good space for locking bicycles. Everything was thoughtfully done and equipped. Spent a very pleasant and restful week. We would definitely recommend Skoglendi and happily return again.

    Reviewed by KeriJan 2022

  • "Great property."

    Lovely location. Very clean and everything we needed.

    Reviewed by GarethOct 2021

  • "The bungalow is superior in most ways ."

    The cleanliness was excellent and the equipment was good. However the seating was uncomfortable to say the least. Numb bums all round!! Sliding of the surface was not a good sign. The area is brilliant and the exploring was really good. A lightweight duvet would have been appreciated as the home was very warm at night.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "It was a fantastic location and a place we would wish to revisit."

    Enjoyed the spacious garden and barbecue. Spectacular walks in the adjoining forests with superb flora and fauna. The weather was pleasant and the heather on the moor was vivid purple. A trip to Loch Garten is a must to see the Ospreys!

    Reviewed by ValerieAug 2021

  • "Excellent cottage with good kitchen appliances and utensils."

    A private and dog secure garden with seating area and summerhouse. Cottage is in a great position for lots of walks and cycles in the nearby forest straight from the door. Only problem the double bed is not so comfy and very soft pillows.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Very clean and super warm (it snowed)."

    Kitchen is well stocked with pans and utensils. Garden is genuinely dog proof, high fence, no gaps and great woodland walks from the door. Boat of Garden has both a pub and a good restaurant, 5 minutes walk from Skoglendi. Found the double bed a bit firm, but the twin singles are much softer.

    Reviewed by MelissaMay 2021

  • "Very comfortable and clean cottage in a lovely location."

    Really enjoyed our stay and definately will return!

    Reviewed by MichelleDec 2020

  • "Very clean."

    spacious, accommodation - very much a home from home. Thank you

    Reviewed by JacquelineSep 2020

  • "Great little house perfect for any family."

    Reviewed by SamAug 2020

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin can be zip/linked to double
  • Z-bed available for an extra guest staying
  • Bathroom with hand basin, bath with overhead shower and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Biomass underfloor central heating throughout
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot provided
  • Secure Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Note: No dog beds or baby bedding supplied at property
  • Note: Please do not leave your pet unaccompanied in the cottage
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: 1 x twin can be zip/linked to double, please confirm which layout you would prefer
  • Car Charging Point Untethered available on request

The property

Nestled in the Highland village Boat of Garten, is this semi-detached treasure, Skoglendi.

Situated all on the ground floor, this cottage is ideal for groups of four and those with limited mobility.

As you make your way through the front door and...

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About the location

BOAT OF GARTEN

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas