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10 Monarch Country Apartments

(Ref. 7790)

Newtonmore, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "A delightful top floor apartment!"

    Clean and well maintained. It contained everything we needed for our stay. Great location for exploring the Cairngorms National Park. The only thing that would have made our stay even better is an electric fan as it was a particularly hot week and it did get hot up in the roof. However, we were grateful to have such good weather for our holiday! Thanks for a great week!

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay here."

    Great base for walking, with Munros accessible in all directions. The apartment was comfortable and had everything you need to self cater. The Glen Hotel next door was great for dinner too. Just be aware that you will need to climb a lot of stairs to access the apartment

    Reviewed by Colin4.4Aug 2023

  • "3rd stay at this holiday flat."

    Really like it and very fond of the area. People sometimes complain there’s a long stairs ascent to it but without that you wouldn’t have the airy feel and be able to look out into tree tops! Excellent holiday thank you.

    Reviewed by H5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great location in the heart of the Highlands, we really enjoyed our stay."

    The building itself is very impressive and the apartment was perfect.

    Reviewed by Herbert4.7Apr 2023

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Well equipped. Hope to return in the future

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely gorgeous apartment was like home from home Thankyou"

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0May 2022

  • "Absolutely amazing place to stay."

    Perfect for exploring up and down the country too. Will be staying again. Thanks so much!

    Reviewed by Allicia5.0Mar 2022

  • "Sofa was stained and the mattress had lumps in it, springs were broken."

    The mattress has been replaced and new sofa covers have been fitted. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Nov 2021

  • "Everything was clean and accurate."

    The only thing that was noticed by us which is worth mentioning is that the sofa wasn't clean, it was full of strains.

    Reviewed by Mohamnad4.4Jul 2021

  • "Really warm."

    Really clean. Really well equipped!

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2020

  • "Great base, we wanted to hike and explore as much as possible."

    This was the perfect location. Apartment was clean and tidy, had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Ashley4.7Oct 2020

  • "The location was excellent,very quiet and peaceful located in a small villiage,if I were to be picky I would say there’s to many stairs, not so good if your elderly as the final flight of stairs are very narrow and steep and the bed was a little on the hard side."

    There’s really only one grocery store in the villiage so be prepared to pay a little extra or load up with food before you arrive. We traveled 6 hours from Liverpool and I can honestly say we really enjoyed our stay. Thanks very much rick and Susan.

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Sep 2020

  • "The flat was cold, the boiler needed to be repressurised."

    Windows were draughty, misted due to condensation between panes & one could not be opened, (notice left to this effect).

    Reviewed by John3.8Sep 2020

  • "Lovely central location and easy to get to from main road - great to explore ..."

    Lovely central location and easy to get to from main road - great to explore highlands and lovely quiet town with places to eat and shops - great apartment very clean and attentive host

    Reviewed by Jason4.7Aug 2020

  • "This location and accommodation was the key factor in us having a great holiday in the circumstances of lockdown only just being lifted."

    . We very much look forward to using the same accommodation again to explore more once more opens up again. Thank you

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Jul 2020

  • "Lovely apartment in a building with character and surrounded by beautiful countryside."

    Excellent local walks including the Wildcat Trail , the Highland folk museum just down the road is well worth a visit as is the Glen Hotel (within 100m). Only issue is with the bed which is not that comfortable and very squeaky.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Sep 2019

  • "It was like home to home."

    i think bed needs looking at (maybe new mattress) bit noisy. small freezer would be nice addition. its a nice clean apartment would stay again.

    Reviewed by Ghulam4.1Aug 2019

  • "Excellent 3rd floor apartment which was very well furnished and equipped."

    I must have read the initial information incorrectly prior to booking as I thought there was a working safe lift. In booking in info it was stated the lift was somewhat unreliable and were advised not to use it. As were many posters around the whole property.....Getting our suitcases to and from the apartment was very difficult for us both As I am getting on a bit ( age-wise) and suffer with COPD and Angina...I did find all the stairs very difficult. But I survived as did my Wife who also has a few health problems. We had a very pleasant stay in Newtonmore and enjoyed the local Glen Hotel for Food.

    Reviewed by Jeff4.7Aug 2019

  • "A great apartment for a couple."

    Comfy bed, decent sized bedroom, nice bathroom, good eating arrangements, quiet and peaceful, very clean. It was a great base for walking locally and further afield in the Cairngorms. Plenty of space to hang wet waterproofs and leave boots just outside the apartment. Kitchen area adequate, maybe could do with a bit more equipment and small plates. Also the bed was a bit squeaky but these are just small niggles. We would definitely like to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0May 2019

  • "The apartment is everything you could wish for."

    very good utensils in the kitchen . quiet place in easy reach of village shops and places to eat perfect would go back again

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Dec 2018

  • "We had an amazing time in this clean, comfortable and well equipped apartment."

    Located not long way drive from every part of highlands you may wish to visit and village has many lovely coffee shops, restaurants, post office, garage and other services. Highly recommended!! Thank you!!

    Reviewed by Lenka5.0Aug 2018

  • "Just note that the double bed in this flat has a terrible squeak which meant that sleep was disturbed."

    Reviewed by Ronald4.7Aug 2018

  • "Lovely apartment with mountain views."

    Practical private parking. Great comfortable apartment suitable for couples/ families.

    Reviewed by Emily Poppy4.6Apr 2017

  • "In the kitchen, perhaps some small welcome pack or essential items, such as salt and pepper, oil for cooking etc"

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Mar 2017

  • "Unfortunately the elevator was broken, it was difficult with heavy luggages ."

    . No hair dryer and no shower hose, liked the vintage aspect but really not practical.. But nice apartment, well situated and quiet place

    Reviewed by Fanny4.0Jan 2017

  • "This property is perfectly located in Newtonmore near the intersection of the A86 and the A9 which makes it perfect for day trips into the Scottish highlands and out to the Isle of Skye by car."

    It is perfectly set up for a couple to spend a week or two exploring northern Scotland. A family with a child could use the flat as well but there is only one bedroom so the child would have the option of sleeping on the couch in the living room (which is very comfortable) or on the futon in the bedroom with the parents. There was a baby crib in the bedroom closet that could be set up in the bedroom for an infant. The flat was very bright, exceptionally clean and everything worked perfectly. The owners were very easy to deal with as well. There is parking for a car in the parking lot right in front of the building off the street. Although the building is on the main street, the unit faces out the rear of the building so there was never any traffic noise at all. This unit is on the top floor of the building so we never heard any noise from any of the neighbors either. There is a lift up to the second floor but to get to this flat you need to climb one flight of stairs from there so this place may not be suitable for the very elderly or anyone who has difficulty with stairs. There are several pubs in Newtonmore, a small grocery store and a gas station which made preparing for our day trips very convenient. My wife and I looked at several dozen places before booking this place. We both agreed that this flat was by far the best value for the money of any of the places that we looked at and that we would recommend this place to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Edward4.6Oct 2016

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  • All third floor
  • One bedroom with double bed and fold out day bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge (no ice box), washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio with iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and toddler's booster seat available
  • Off road parking for up to 2 cars
  • Shared lawned garden to front of property
  • Shared courtyard and drying facilities to rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 100 yards
  • Note: There is a large window in the bedroom doubling as a fire exit to external escape stairs, parents of young children should be aware, and may choose to close the latch at the top of the door, which is positioned out of a child's reach
  • Note: Property accessed via stairs to the third floor, via a narrow spiral staircase without a handrail, care to be taken

The property

Fully refurbished top floor apartment in renovated Grade III listed former Edwardian Craig Mhor hotel, set back from the road in its own grounds, in the delightful highland village of Newtonmore.

This stylish Newtonmore cottage apartment is ideal for a couple, with the added attraction of an elegant twin day bed that could be used for up to two children.

The accommodation at this Newtonmore cottage apartment consists of a bright open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area area tastefully furnished throughout.

The spacious double bedroom and bathroom complete the layout at this Newtonmore cottage apartment.

There is ample parking in the property's own grounds and this Newtonmore cottage apartment also boasts a large lawned area to the front as well as a communal courtyard with drying facilities to the rear.

This Newtonmore cottage apartment is ideally placed to explore the many year-round activities that the town and area have to offer, from excellent walking in the Cairngorm mountains and skiing and snowboarding in Cairngorm, Nevis Range or Lecht through the winter months to mountain biking at Laggan Wolftrax.

Superb golfing and fishing combine to make this truly an area worth visiting.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-70325-F

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About the location


Kingussie 3 miles; Aviemore 15 miles; Fort William 45 miles; Inverness 47 miles.

Overlooking the River Spey, in the Cairngorms National Park (Britain's largest), Newtonmore has several shops and pubs, as well as two excellent, award-winning museums - the Highland Folk Museum and Clan MacPherson Museum. Newtonmore's Wildcat Trail is a popular, 7-mile circular walk around the edge of the village, taking in the River Spey with woodland, moorland and wonderful views across the valley to the Cairngorms, and behind the village to the Monadhliath Mountains - a fitting introduction to the delights of the National Park. For younger visitors, the Folk Park, the Wildlife Park at Kincraig, Landmark at Carrbridge and the Steam Railway are all outstanding local attractions. The area offers fine golf, fishing, pony trekking, walking, birdwatching, cycling, mountain biking, climbing and skiing, making it an ideal base from which to discover all that this scenic area of Scotland has to offer.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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