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The Cairn

Boat Of Garten, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 1051865)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Thomas

    “Perfect bolthole for couples wanting to explore the Cairgorm area.”

    Clean and comfortable. Boat of Garten has good facilities too, would recommend Andersons restaurant and their brilliant pizza oven.

    Clean and comfortable. Boat of Garten has good facilities too, would recommend Andersons restaurant and their brilliant pizza oven.

The property

Surrounded by the dramatic landscape of the Cairngorms National Park in the pretty Highland village of Boat Of Garten is this delightful holiday accommodation, The Cairn.

This detached property is a rare find for families or friends seeking a delightful base in which to explore this part of Scotland, littered with rugged landscapes, an abundance of wildlife and plenty of outdoor attractions.

As you enter the property, be welcomed into the utility, boasting a washing machine and a tumble dryer, so that you can easily freshen up your belongings after a muddy walk before venturing further into the property.

Regroup with your loved ones at the heart of the home, the open-plan living room, filled with elegant interiors and complemented by all the essentials required for a self-catering experience.

When you feel like trying your hand at cooking, rather than sampling the culinary delights of Boat Of Garten, make use of the quality range of appliances within the kitchen area, including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer, as well as a dishwasher to offer a helping hand.

Evening meals can be enjoyed at the dining table before you flick on the electric fire, sink into the sofa and tune into the Smart TV.

Concluding the interior of the dwelling are the two elegantly-appointed bedrooms, a double bedroom and a single bedroom, both enjoying refreshing hues of colour and plush linens awaiting to be curled up under after a busy day.

Centrally located within the village, this is the ideal location to discover the delights of Boat Of Garten, home to a selection of restaurants, bar, a Post Office, a shop and a café and also a steam train station which connects to Aviemore.

From here, you can look forward to trying your hand at fishing on the River Spey, or play a round of golf at the Boat of Garten Golf, an 18-hole course designed by professional golfer and golf-course architect, James Braid.

The village is well-known for being the home of the Osprey, due to its close proximity to RSPB: Loch Garten, a wonderful opportunity for birdwatching or leisurely strolls amidst endearing wildlife.

Whilst staying here, families of all ages will be delighted by Landmark Forest Adventure Park, whilst those seeking to brush up on the local history can visit the landmark of Aviemore Ring Cairn and Stone Circle and Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus.

Alternatively, enjoy endless outdoor fun upon the National Park, boasting incredible high and low level walking and cycling routes, surrounded by breath-taking scenery.

The Cairn is the ideal base for that long-awaited trip to Scotland.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV with freesat box, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One designated off-road parking space
  • Secure storage
  • One well behaved dog
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub within 0.1 miles
  • Note: Access to the property is via a shared narrow driveway, which is not suitable for large vehicles
  • Note: Please do not leave your dog alone at the property.

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
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