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Glencairn Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 1 review

Quiet country cottage in the rolling Aberdeenshire hills

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

“A relaxing holiday away from the stress of everyday life”

•Glencairn Cottage, Clatt, Nr Huntly, AB54 4NY

•Sleeps 4, One Double Room, One Twin Room

•Dogs Welcome (Only if Well Behaved!)

•Perfect for short breaks. Prices from £370 per week

•Rent Inclusive of Electricity and Gas

The pretty little village of Clatt lies peacefully on a quiet country road, amidst the rolling, fertile Aberdeenshire farmland - this charming cottage sits on the edge of the village with open views over the fields to the distant hills. Completely modernised and refitted to a high standard the cottage is bright, tastefully decorated and very well furnished and appointed. There is an enclosed grassy garden and gravelled courtyard with outdoor furniture and a double garage. This would be an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday away from the stress of everyday life.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Aberdeen Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Insch 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Aberdeenshire region

The location is perfect for exploring the Lecht Ski Area and the moors, mountains and high passes of the Cairngorm National Park to the west, the picturesque villages and sandy beaches of the Moray Firth to the North, all the cultural facilities of Aberdeen to the East and the leafy grandeur of Royal Deeside to the South. There are local shops and pubs at Kennethmont (2 miles), Rhynie (3 miles) and supermarkets at Huntly (8 miles). This is a lovely area for walking and there are also marked Castle, Whisky, Victorian and Coastal trails for touring as well as many visitor centres and attractions


There is much to see and do around and about Glencairn Cottage

•Golf-Aberdeenshire has over 50 golf courses, Glencairn Cottage is in a perfect location for exploring the fairways and greens that Scotland has to offer. Information about the many courses in scotland is avaliable Here.

•Walking-The Cottage is in the perfect location for walkers, it is near to the Cairngorm mountains and the Coreen Hills, Tap 'o' Noth and Bennachie are two hills very close to the cottage. Information about walking in aberdeenshire is availiable Here.

•Fishing-The many rivers and lakes of Scotland offer a great oppertunity for those who want to catch some scottish fish! Information about fishing in Aberdeenshire is available Here

•Ski-ing and Snowboarding-The nearby Glenshee and Lecht Ski centres are excellent places for skiers and snowboarders alike offering many top class runs for beginners through to experts, they also offer a range of activities during summertime, these include mountain biking and quad-biking.

•Whisky Trail-Glencairn Cottage is very near to the excellent Whisky Trail, a must for whisky enthusiasts, the nearest distillery to Glencairn Cottage is Ardmore distillery at Kennethmont.

•Wildlife-There is an abundance of spectacular wildlife to be seen around Glencairn Cottage. The Moray Coast offers an excellent oppertunity for spotting whales, dolphins and seabirds. The Perigrine watch centre near Huntly gives the rare oppurtunity of spotting a perigrine falcon in the wild. More information on the local wildlife can be found Here

•Cultural Heritage-There are many Castles and historic properties in the area, in fact Aberdeenshire offers a large selection of Scottish castles. There is a Castle Trail which is a must for those who want to see a good selection of the castles in the area. More information can be found Here.

•Attractions- Alford is just 10 miles from Glencairn and here you will find a wide variety of shops and Inns. Alford Transport museum is well worth a visit as is Haughton Country Park.

•Cairngorms National Park- The cottage lies just outside the Cairngorm National Park, the largest National Park in the UK and 45 minutes from Royal Deeside, home to Balmoral Castle the highland retreat of the British Royal Family.

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10 Aug 2013


"Great facilities in a beautiful location"

The cottage was in great condition when we arrived with up to date and extensive equipment and very welcoming. The location was beautiful with peaceful countryside and panoramic views on one side and … More

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