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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

The Dell sits within three peaceful acres just on the edge of the Abernethy Forest, 20 mins from Aviemore.

The Georgian granite homestead has been converted into four self catering cottages and one large lodge.

Ideal for families with safe, secluded grounds and countless activities on the doorstep. Or a peaceful haven for those looking to switch off, walk in the woods and experience all that the Cairngorm National Park has to offer.

Dell Lodge, always before the family home has recently undergone a beautiful restoration; stripped back to its core and introduced to simple luxury and quirky furnishing.

Accommodating up to nine guests, Dell Lodge sits strong with sun filled views south to the Cairngorms and now offers a wonderful space for family gatherings, celebrations and group holidays.

On the ground floor there is a sun porch with breakfasting table, a cosy drawing room with library and wood burning stove and a large kitchen with scrubbed table and old pine beams.

The grand winding staircase leads you past a beautiful timber lined wet room, a traditional bathroom with claw foot bath and up to the first floor. Here there are two large king-size double rooms facing south with stripped pitch pine floors, one with an open coal fire.

Upstairs again to two sweet doubles in the eaves, one with a further single bed.

Dell Lodge can also connect up with both West Dell and Little Dell allowing a total of eighteen guests to share this great, sociable space.

Apologies but due to the location of our accommodation we do not accept bookings for stag or hen parties.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 65 km, Nearest railway: Aviemore 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

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5 May 2014


"Peaceful paradise"

We stayed here for a long weekend in May with one three year old and nine adults. It being a family affair, we loved having the choice of rooms to relax in (difficult to leave the great kitchen and it… More

3 Mar 2014


"A wonderful weekend, in an amazing house"

We had a lovely weekend at Dell Lodge. We were a group of 7 adults, and 4 children, and the house was perfect for this size. The house itself was so lovely and homely, with so many finishing touches t… More

3 Jan 2014


"Superb Christmas week"

Three generations enjoyed Christmas week in Dell lodge and East Dell. Arriving on a very snowy evening we found both properties warm with central heating and log burners already lit. Also Christmas tree and festive decorations . The quirky period touches make Dell Lodge quite unique.Underfloor heating in the kitchen and wet room were much appreciated.There was no problem cooking a Christmas meal for 11. Dishwasher and extra deep sink in Utility area coped well with the washing up! Plenty room for wet coats and boots at back door and in front conservatory. Good location for access to short or long walks. Although in peaceful countryside on edge of village the acess to Wifi was appreciated by the teenagers! Maybe that is how Santa Claus found his way to Dell lodge!
Polly and Ross are welcoming and helpful.

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Calendar last updated:19 Nov 2014

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