Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Aviemore is a renowned all year round holiday destination, set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.
The cottage (with many repeat clients) is an ideal base for couples or families to explore this magnificent area with its variety of unique attractions. Rental includes membership of the Dalfaber Golf and Country Club for 4 .
The cottage is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and is very peaceful, surrounded by mature gardens on 3 sides. It is cosy and comfortable, decorated tastefully in a brown and cream theme with many pictures and photographs of the surrounding area. It has electric central heating, satellite TV/DVD. The living room with electric stove overlooks a secluded front garden with picnic table and a separate dining room comfortably seats 6 people. The modern kitchen with tiled floor is fully equipped and the new modern bathroom has a bath and electric shower.The cosy double bedroom and twin bedroom, both with built in wardrobes overlook the rear garden and B.B.Q. There is also a single bedroom which overlooks the side garden. A folding bed can be provided for a sixth guest if required.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Loch Morlich 10 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 40 km, Nearest railway: Aviemore 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Braeriach is a cosy cottage ideal for families. It is tastefully decorated in a brown and cream theme with many homely touches. Throughout the cottage are many pictures of the Aviemore area.
FOUR passes are provided for the Dalfaber Golf and Country Club, only minutes walk from the cottage. Braeriach guests can use all the facilities provided. These include swimming, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, gymnasium, games room and children's play area. There is also a Clubhouse Bar and Steakhouse Restaurant. Discounted golf rounds are also included.
|Further details outdoors||
The garden is mainly laid out to trees, conifers and heathers, a small haven for wildlife. Many species of birds visit the garden and rabbits and red squirrels have also been spotted. There is a picnic table in the secluded front garden, a lovely area to sit, and a BBQ in the rear garden. There is ample parking for 2 cars at the side of the property.
The special Aviemore steam train, that runs a few times daily, from Aviemore to Boat of Garten, can be seen from the garden.
Tennis courts and bicycles are available for rent at the nearby Dalfaber Golf and Country Club.
Regarding pets - a well behaved family dog is welcome but should not be allowed in any of the bedrooms.
Travelling cot and highchair can be provided if requested at no extra charge.
The Scottish Highlands region
The Cairngorm area has some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland and is designated a National Park
The area is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise offering skiing, snowboarding, walking, climbing, cycling, sailing, canoeing, white water rafting, horseriding, shooting, birdwatching and fishing.
The mountains offer a funicular railway (open all year) and the highest restaurant in Great Britain.
Watersports (kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing) are available on nearby Loch Morlich (with a golden, sandy beach) and Loch Insh (also nearby) offers watersports and pleasure boat trips.
Quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, jeep safari tours, a fish farm and lots more are on offer in the Rothiemurchus Estate, 2 miles from the cottage. Glenmore Forest park is also excellent for walks along the river.
For something completely different, you can feed the reindeer on the mountain( the only herd in the U.K.) or try your hand at controlling a team of huskies(no snow required) or even go grass sledging or you can simply enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the National Park with its mountains, lochs, rivers and forests.
Two golf courses are within walking distance of the cottage; one of them the champonship Spey Valley course.
Other local attractions include Landmark forest adventure park, Strathspey steam railway,(runs past the house), Cairngorms reindeer centre, sleddog adventure centre, Freezone Aerial course and Highland Wildlife Park.
A number of distilleries also lie within the area and offer tours and tastings.
The village of Aviemore, within walking distance of the cottage, caters for the holidaymaker's every need. There is a Tesco supermarket, butcher, bakers, chemist and a wide range of cafes, restaurants and ski/bike/mountain/equipment shops. There is also a new Costcutter supermarket and fish and chip shop just minutes walk from the cottage.
Swimming pool, conference centre, cinema and indoor shopping complex can be found in the Aviemore centre.
Aviemore also hosts a number of events throughout the year such as the national husky event in February and Thunder in the Glens, a spectacle of hundreds of motor bikes.