Signal Box Ref 1304
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in the Badenoch & Strathspey village of Newtonmore. To make the most of the panoramic views towards the River Spey and Cairngorm Mountains, the accommodation is upside down, with a spacious, open plan living area on the first floor, while on the ground floor is a double bedroom and bathroom with sauna. Decorated to a high standard, this charming property is in an ideal location to explore the village (featured in Monarch of the Glen), and take advantage of the walking in the area. The cottage is 150 metres from a link into the Wildcat Trail - a 7km orbital walk and path network. The other attractions of the Cairngorms National Park are also within easy reach - an excellent base at any time of year!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
One ground floor double bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower cubicle, basin, WC and sauna. Utility room. Internal stairs to spacious first floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner and sofabed.
Electric heating from night storage heaters, with additional heating from woodburning stove in the sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, colour TV, combi DVD/video player, radio, CD player etc.
|Further details outdoors|
Balcony off first floor living room and gravelled area with picnic table.
Off road parking for two cars. Shops & pubs 10 minutes walk.
Electric night storage heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, combi DVD/video, radio, CD, WiFi. Sauna, electricity and fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for two cars. Balcony off first floor living area and gravelled area with picnic table. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops & pubs 10 mins walk.
The Scottish Highlands region
From the lush green farmlands of the Borders to the ruggedness of the Highlands, the Scots are proud of their land and identity. Scotland also has some of Britain’s best beaches with glorious stretches of clean sand over which to roam.
Overlooking the River Spey, in the Cairngorms National Park, Newtonmore has several shops and pubs, as well as the Newtonmore Craft Centre and two excellent, award-winning museums. The area offers fine golf, fishing, pony trekking, walking, bird-watching, cycling, mountain-biking, climbing and skiing, making it an ideal base from which to discover all that this scenic area of Scotland has to offer.
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21 May 2014
"A REAL GEM"
We spent a week in this purpose built property which looks like a signal box. Trains run approximately hourly through the day - we did not find them intrusive. There are commercial properties adjace… More
8 Feb 2014
"We have found our little piece of heaven on earth!"
We have just had our 3rd trip to the Signal Box and again we had a lovely relaxing break. The accommodation is extremely comfortable, cosy and clean. Everything you could need or want has been thought… More
20 May 2013
"High quality in the highlands"
This is a wonderful place to spend a week. The views of the mountains are stunning. The trains are interesting, and not at all bothersome. The furnishings are tasteful and comfortable. The log fire (a… More
28 Oct 2012
"A little slice of heaven....."
This has to be one of the greatest holidays that we have ever been on. From Isla's warm welcome to the chocolate cake that waited for us on arrival, everything was perfect. The Signalbox is cle… More
2 Dec 2011
"Perfect week! A great start to married life!"
The Signal Box was easy to find, close to pubs, shops and places to eat. The place itself was well kitted out with everything you could need! The Wildcat Walk was the best...I think it's based … More
21 Oct 2011
"Very relaxing holiday"
A lovely comfortable cottage and a nice welcome from the owner with homemade cake. Cottage could not be better. Very clean and comfortable with great views. Only suggestion I would make would be that … More
24 Jan 2011
Wonderful property - one of the best we have ever stayed in. We enjoyed Isla's warm welcome and her fabulous chocolate cake. We could not fault anything about the Signal Box, fantastic location, … More
5 Nov 2010
We loved all aspects of the Signal Box! It was very comfortable- everything we needed was provided,( even things we thought we didn't need like chocolate cake) which was delicious! The owners wen… More
15 Sep 2010
"it had everything you could want and more fantastic accommadatio"
the signal box was central to most places it was comfortable light and airy great fun we loved it so much we did not want to leave. the only down side to the signal box is that it is difficult to book… More
19 Mar 2010
"You Don't Need A Car!"
Having the train literally on our doorstep really made this holiday. The Signalbox is on the platform of Newtonmore station. We arrived by train and left for home on the Caledonian Sleeper. We used th… More
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