Croft Holidays (barn cottage)
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottage and garden. We are located above the village so these can be enjoyed in peace and quiet. In the foreground are sheep and lambs, as we are in a crofting area, together with lapwings, curlews, oyster catchers and hares. But also our guests also find the cottage well equipped, warm and comfortable.
The majority of our guests come to walk or bike, which can be done from the door. The Newtonmore wildcat trail is only 200m from the house. And there is an unlimited number of local walks and rides.
This cottage is suitable for couples, two singles wanting separate rooms or a couple with one friend/ child.
Cottage rated 3* by Visit Scotland 2007-12 (we have now left the scheme).
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|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||800 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 80 km, Nearest railway: Newtonmore 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
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
This cottage has a link door to Loft cottage (property 137854) and so the two cottages can be booked together for up to 8 people.
Shared access to washing machine and drying room. Also ironing board and iron.
Single futon settee available, recommended for child not adult use.
Cottage has been freshly painted and new furniture added in 2010.
Original artwork within the cottage gives it a homely feel.
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|Further details outdoors|
Lockable bike storage, bike washing facilities.
External shared garden with seating.
Owners live in property adjacent to the cottage and able to provide local information if required.
The Scottish Highlands region
The Cairngorms National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, world renowned for the wild, rugged landscape and home to many native species of birds and wildlife including the elusive Scottish wildcat. Red squirrels, pine martin, deer, hare and badgers are also found locally.
It is also an adventure paradise, where you can do a huge range of outdoor pursuits including walking, biking, skiing, rock climbing, gliding, white water rafting, sailing, canoeing, canyoning, golf, fishing, dogsledding, quad biking and more.
Newtonmore is a traditional highland village with a long and colourful history: visitors can learn more at the Highland folk museum or Clan Macpherson museums located in the village. There is also an annual highland games and clan gathering in August as well as weekly shinty matches. Some of you will have seen the area featured in the popular TV programme " Monarch of the Glen".
Today it depends on agriculture and tourism. The former can be enjoyed from the cottage in spring, when lambs skip in front of the cottage. Local restaurants serve good local produce to satisfy your appetite after a day spent hillwalking, mountain biking or skiing. Or you can pursue more artistic endeavours, such as photography, painting or learning how to make fused glass crafts at the cottage (not included). What more could you want!
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16 Sep 2012
"Brilliant view and accomodation for those who want isloation without being too far from civilisation"
A brilliant place to stay with stunning views of the mountains around Newtonmore. Placed on the "wild cat trail" there is good walking around the village. The closeness to convenient shops a… More
21 Aug 2012
"A place to return to"
This was the perfect first long stop during our walking tour of The Highlands. It is such a peaceful and beautiful setting that one cannot help but relax. Anne and Iain who reside on the property are … More
21 Sep 2011
"I loved the feeling of remoteness"
we had a two night stay in this lovely cottage step out of the door and you really are in the highlands , a great view and a well furnished and comfortable cottage . Anne brigden is a lovely helpfull… More
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