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Insh near Kincraig, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 938515)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “We had another great family holiday in a really nice property located in a beautiful and tranquil location.”

    - David, October 2021

The property

This delightful semi-detached cottage is situated in an idyllic location in the pretty village of Insh, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.

Hillfoot is perfect for a family or group of friends who wish to explore this beautiful area and embrace some of the many activities on offer.

The accommodation is set mostly over the ground floor and includes a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast area, a cosy sitting room with a dining area, a spacious and modern bathroom, as well as a useful shower room.

There are two comfortable bedrooms; a king-size double with fitted wardrobes and lovely views is located on the ground floor, and a pretty twin room can be found on the first floor.

In addition to the sitting room there is a handy snug room with its own TV and a sofa bed, ideal if you can’t all decide what to watch on TV or need a quiet space to settle with a good book.

Outside there is a large garden at the front, surrounded by trees and mountain views, and at the rear there is a raised garden and a patio, just perfect for relaxing or playing games whilst enjoying the beautiful setting.

The lovely Highland village of Insh lies midway between Kingussie and Aviemore, the hub of the British skiing industry, but is also close to Loch Insh and Glenfeshie which ensures there are plenty of activities and pursuits for all ages and abilities all year round.

On the banks of Loch Insh is a highly regarded watersports centre where a range of activities are on offer including sail and paddle sports, raft building, fishing and rowing, and after an active day on the loch there is a lovely restaurant where you can enjoy a nice meal whilst soaking up the views.

The area is rich in wildlife and the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig is just a ten minute drive away and is home to the UK’s only female polar bear.

The Cairngorms National Park and is an area of outstanding natural beauty with lots to do and see, and offers plenty of walking and cycling opportunities.

Golfers are also well catered for with a number of courses nearby including Kingussie which is one of Scotland's most beautiful courses.

Hillfoot is a great holiday home in a fabulous area with beautiful scenery and a plethora of activities on hand, all the ingredients you need to create a memorable and wonderful holiday for all.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x first floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 2)
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area
  • Snug with TV and single sofa bed.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with FreeSat, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike/ski storage
  • Front lawned garden with bench
  • Enclosed raised lawned garden, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Note: The rear lawned garden is accessed by 9 steps
  • Note: There are 3 steps leading to the front door.

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About the location


Kincraig 4 miles; Kingussie 5 miles; Aviemore 10 miles; Inverness 44 miles.

Insh is an attractive Highland village midway between Kingussie and Aviemore, which is the hub of the skiing industry in Britain. Close to Loch Insh and Glenfeshie, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and with the Cairngorm Mountains as a backdrop, Insh offers an unrivalled choice of activities and pursuits for all ages and abilities all year round. Enjoy walking or climbing, fishing, riding, cycling or the watersports at Loch Insh where equipment hire and instruction is available. A wide variety of birds can be seen from the RSPB hide overlooking the flood plains of the Insh Marshes Reserve and at the nearby Highland Wildlife Park wolves, bison, red pandas, wildcats and arctic foxes can be seen. Nearby are Kincraig with a waterside restaurant overlooking Loch Insh and Kingussie is a local hub with shopping, banking, a Post Office and restaurants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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