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Red Deer Lodge

Feshiebridge near Aviemore, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 1024775)

4.7

Excellent

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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/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "We had an utterly amazing time at Red Deer lodge."

    We really fell in love with the beautiful location which was amazingly peaceful and very picturesque. The lodge is very spacious and is well stocked with everything you could need. It is beautifully designed with an open plan kitchen and lounge area and 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 with balconies looking out into beautiful forestry. Lovely large windows throughout for enjoying the beautiful views. All of the soft furnishings and accessories are from John Lewis, a very stylish touch. We so enjoyed sitting in the balcony in the morning enjoying a coffee and beautiful views. There is decked area accessed through the lounge and also a side door so was great for bringing bikes and dogs through, there’s garden furniture as well so we often sat in that area in the afternoon looking out into the forest area. It was so peaceful with birds singing throughout the day, simply amazing. There’s a further decked/covered area at the main entrance which was great for storing jackets and shoes/boots etc. The only problem we encountered was with the induction hob, could only get one of the rings to work, wasn’t sure if the issue was with the hob or the pots and pans. We will definitely be returning to the lodge in the future.

    Reviewed by RuthJun 2021

  • "Nice accommodation, comfortable beds, walk in shower particularly good, well equipped kitchen."

    The accommodation was of a high standard but there are a few points that would make it even better. Need some hooks to hang stuff up in the bathrooms, need a better mirror in the upstairs bathroom, an enclosed area at the back of each property so dogs don't wander off around other properties, and need some egg cups. There were only 4 of us staying so sofa and easy chairs fine but would be tight if more staying. And wifi a bit of a palava.

    Reviewed by ClaireJun 2021

  • "Lodge was beautiful, very very clean."

    Perfect for our family of 4. The lounge area however does not have enough soft seating for 6, could do with another armchair.

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2020

  • "We were looking for a remote quiet location within a natural Scotish environment, the location and accommodation were fantastic and completely exceeded our expectation."

    The accommodation was extremely clean and modern with all of the equipment that you could ever require on a break of this nature. The external fire pit and social area were an added bonus to what was a fantastic property.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "Gorgeous modern lodge in a beautiful setting."

    Great facilities and finished to a high standard with all the appliances and equipment you’d need for up to 8 people. Lounge seating is limited for full number of guests but plenty of outdoor seating. All in all a fantastic week!

    Reviewed by ShonaSep 2020

  • "To make this useful feedback- the lodge was plenty big enough, lots of thought for storage and wet weather stuff."

    Nicely laid out and didn’t feel too crowded at all. Very comfortable beds, great showers. The thing overall that would have made The biggest difference to comfort is the installation of insect screens so windows could be opened without midges and wasps ( yes, two wasp nests found and reported) coming in. The upstairs rooms were uncomfortably hot at night, preventing sleep in some instances. The main thing that was disappointing was the lack of induction hob suitable pans. We reported the frying pan initially and were given a new one towards the end of the week- but it was clearly marked not suitable for induction hob. We then checked the other pans and only one was appropriate, which explains why it was so difficult to cook. There were also no oven gloves ( our friends next door did have them). Given that these are self catering cottages that is quite a big fail. A smaller improvement would be the provision of hooks on the back of bathroom and bedroom doors to hang towels on. Location was great. The lodges were well designed so even though they are close together they had privacy and quiet. We would potentially consider booking again.

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2020

  • "Firstly we had to pay an extra £400 for this date we were booked for the end of june."

    Luxury it isn't. Back garden is a wood , not enclosed not good for having dogs. Front garden full of wild flowers you couldn't sit out there. Front bedroom couldn't use balcony as there was a wasp nest. Only had 1 tv nothing in bedroom Only 1 wardrobe down stairs, shelf things behind doors in other rooms to hang clothes. Grill pan in oven hadn't been cleaned. When using plates some off them still had bits off food on them, I washed every plate in dishwasher before we used them. Dog and bike wash very good idea it has a tap but no hose. This is supposed to sleep 8 but can only seat 4 sofa holds 3 and 1 chair. To make this luxury they really need to add things like bath sheets not towels. Better sofas for comfort and proper sofabed. More furniture in the bedrooms chair table and mirror for doing your hair and make up. Really nice place on paper but not up to the usual standard that we are use to. Storage in bathrooms to put your

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2020

  • "Red deer lodge Was very well equipped and extremely clean and well organised."

    The setting was excellent with just a short drive from Local attractions. Would definitely recommend the accommodation and hopefully return again next year.

    Reviewed by RoyFeb 2020

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Feshiebridge Lodges

Exclusive holiday and activity accommodation in the heart of the breathtaking Scottish Highlands – these newly built lodges are the perfect escape for families, couples and groups all year round. Feshiebridge Lodges offer beautifully designed accommodation to be enjoyed by anyone who wants to unwind and explore the spectacular surroundings of the Cairngorm Mountains. Nestled in picturesque forest surroundings, we are pleased to offer four 3-bedroom lodges, a large studio apartment and a spacious 1-bedroom apartment which can double up as a large communal living and dining area for groups. Feshiebridge lies within the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, the largest national park in the UK with spectacular mountain and forest scenery and a great variety of things to do, from castles and distilleries, to walking trails, family fun and endless outdoor activities all year round. Just a few miles from Feshiebridge is the scenic town of Aviemore, where you will find shops, cafés, bars and local attractions.

The property

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands, Red Deer Lodge is a 3-bedroom property that makes a marvellous retreat at any time of year.

The open-plan living space boasts contemporary delight, where you can enjoy cosying up on the sofas with your family and friends after a day of rambling in the Cairngorms National Park.

When you’re not making the most of the delicious eateries in the area, the lodge has a well-equipped kitchen in which to prepare your own meals that can either be enjoyed in the large dining area or on the outside terrace when the weather is fine.

In winter months there are wood burning stoves offering welcoming warmth. Red Deer Lodge has three bedrooms, one ground-floor king-size, and a first-floor king-size and twin that each have their own balconies.

If requested in advance the lodge can sleep up to 8 guests using the double sofa bed in the living area.

A contemporary and accessible ground-floor shower room and a family bathroom on the first floor serve as fabulous places to freshen up.

With excellent outdoor space and being situated within a National Park, Red Deer Lodge is a perfect retreat away from a busy world. Note: This property is part of a group and can be booked alongside Refs. 1036612, 1019354, 1018174, 1024773, 1024774, together sleeping 28 guests, with flexible sleeping arrangements for up to 38 including sofa beds.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with terrace, 1 x first floor king-size double with balcony, 1 x twin with balcony
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in rainfall shower, basin and WC
  • First floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with corner sofa (sofa bed) arm chair and wood burning stove
  • Air source heating
  • Oven and Induction hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available upon request prior to stay
  • Off-road parking
  • Large outdoor terraced area with seating and lawn space
  • Bike storage
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Note: Red Deer Lodge has accessible ground floor accommodation
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 1.6 miles, pub within 4.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £280.

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About the location

AVIEMORE

Inverness 30 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and in the Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore is an ideal holiday location. The area offers good fishing, superb walking in the surrounding hills and woodland, and golfing on the many fine courses in the area. There is also sailing, riding and birdwatching, with rare species to be found including Ospreys and Capercaillie. You will find Aviemore an ideal base for touring the Highlands and nearby Grampians. The landscape is dotted with historic castles and tempting distilleries, while the region is known to millions as the setting for the popular TV series 'Monarch of the Glen'. Enjoy fishing on the majestic River Spey all summer, and winter skiing on the Cairngorms and Lecht ski centres, appealing to thrill-seekers and novices alike. There's a swimming pool and championship golf course, and with a wide choice of restaurants, bars and hotels in the town, many with live entertainment throughout the season, you may find yourself having a "Highland Fling"!

If you are a serving member of the RAF, please call our reservations team between the hours of 9am and 9 pm, on 01244 500579 for your discount to be applied to your booking. Please email Feshiebridge@rafcf.org.uk to obtain a discount code prior to calling.

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