Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Ptarmigan View is a comfortable and well-appointed modern home nestling at the foothills of the majestic Cairngorm mountains, in the town of Aviemore in the Highland region of Scotland. Located in Cairngorms National Park, it is within easy reach of many beauty spots and nature reserves.
The house accommodates 8 people, so is perfect for holidaying with friends as well as family, and has been furnished to meet a wide variety of holiday requirements. The cosy living room is equipped with TV, DVD player and CD/radio, and also has a wood-burning stove which gives a warm glow on cold winter nights. The kitchen and dining room contain everything required for catering at home, but if you prefer eating out there are excellent restaurants, cafés and bars in Aviemore, which is a 5 minute drive or 20 minutes walk away.
The garden has a patio, accessed through French doors from the Dining Room, good for outdoor dining and barbecues in summer. Bedrooms come complete with bed linen and towels, and there is extra if required. The Master Bathroom has an en-suite shower room, and there is also a larger family bathroom. There is an extra shower room on the ground floor.
There are many activities to experience around the area. For sporty people there are snow sports at Cairngorm, quad bike treks, water sports, and pony trekking, and for the less energetic there are many options such as the RSPB Nature Reserve or the Funicular Railway, and there are many more options.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
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1 Apr 2014
I spent nice 3,5 days with our friends and our dog in this cottage. There was everything provided and we appreciated the close distance from city centre to the address. I would recommend this property… More
14 Mar 2014
"Perfect family break!"
We stayed for a week here and could not have been happier with this holiday let! Absolutely lovely property, immaculate inside and furnished to a very high standard. Ju was great to communicate with, … More
24 Feb 2014
"A great cosy holiday home"
A lovely new build holiday cottage with 3 showers and 4 bedrooms so suits a large party. Dining table only seats 6 but we squeezed in an extra chair but would be difficult to seat 8 adults. Furnishing… More
Thank you for the great review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Ptarmigan View.
We're grateful that you let us know about the can opener - a previous guest must have taken it by mistake but we replaced it straight away. We also checked the wood-burner, it's absolutely fine and works perfectly, but the briquettes provided can be a bit difficult to get started is you're not used to them - you need to use a lot of kindling to create a good blaze at the beginning.
The dinning room table is comfortable for 6, but we've managed to get 8 people round it too, a little bit of a squeeze but still do-able.
1 Jan 2014
Lovely house and location to spend Christmas. Log fire an added bonus...!Plenty of room for our 6 adults and 2 children for a weeks holiday.… More
14 Dec 2013
Fabulous, spacious, clean house in a great location. Very well equipped, providing all we needed. The neighbourhood was quiet with amazing long trail walks right on our doorstep. We particularly app… More
3 Aug 2013
Ptarmigan View is an excellent place to stay when touring the Scottish Highlands. The booking process was smooth and efficient. The house is situated in a relatively new development which is calm and … More
25 Jul 2013
We stayed at Ptarmigan View earlier this summer.The house is set at the north end of Aviemore village in a newish housing estate.This is about a ten minute stroll into the main part of Aviemore. The houses round about all seemed to be holiday lets and the atmosphere was quiet and tranquil with little or no noise at night .We travelled as an extended family and there was ample room for three cars to park off road.The views at the back of the property are of the Cairngorm mountains .
The house was clean and well laid out- ample bathrooms/ showers for 8 people.The kitchen had most of the things one would need to eat in every day but as the weather was stunning we did not need to do so. The garden has a picnic table and there is other garden furniture if you wish to have a quiet day at home or if the weather was so hot- as in our caes- that you could eat out.
We had to search for information as to when to put bins out but found it eventually. Although this is in no way a critisism we think it would have been more helpful if information such as that was put in folder with tourist information in a more noticeable place than a drawer.
All in all we found the property to meet the needs of all of our party- aged from 21 up to 90 and I would readily recommend it to anyone who might want an outdoor holiday in the highlands of Scotland in any type of weather as the property has washing machines, woodburning stoves as well as ample bedding
Thank you for the great review! Noted your comment about the bins - good idea to make a folder of this kind of info. Will do that as soon as possible.
18 Jul 2013
"cosy, warm & well-equipped home in ideal location"
Ptarmigan View is a very comfortable modern home with spacious but cosy rooms, modern, clean bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and utility room, and wi-fi. Our group of 4 adults and 3 children visit… More
27 May 2013
"Great house in the Cairngorms Mountains"
The house is very comfortable for a group of 7 persons. All common rooms are quite spacious and well equipped with modern furniture. The kitchen is very big and has everything you can need to cook at home.
We were quite impressed by the quality of the place and almost felt "at home", with the board games and books that we found in the living room.
The place is easy to find and not far from Aviemore centre. The area is lovely with very nice walks to do around. People at the tourist information center were quite helpful.
The house is in a quiet residential street.
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