Maintaining its original charm though wonderful period features such as wooden floors and dormer windows - this pretty cottage has been tastefully modernised and comfortably furbished to give the property a welcoming feel - and with the tartan decor of Set in mature grounds on the outskirts of the popular village of Newtonmore, this traditional stone-built detached cottage is over a hundred years old. With three bedrooms - one double, one twin and one with adult bunk beds - a wood-burning stove set into the cosy living room's tradition fireplace and a well-equipped fitted kitchen, this property makes a great base for any holiday, whether you...'re planning a winter skiing trip, or a summer walking vacation.
Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room and additional portable heaters. Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2nd fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x flat screen TVs with DVD players, stereo/CD player, WiFi, library of books and games. Oil and power inc. in rent. Logs for woodburning stove available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lawned garden with furniture, BBQ and chiminea. Storage for bikes and sports equipment. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
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.
Town: Situated within the Cairngorms National Park - Britain's largest - and overlooking the bubbling River Spey, Newtonmore has a lot to offer its visitors, no matter what the time of year. As well as the renowned Newtonmore Craft Centre and two excellent, award-winning museums, the town has featured as a backdrop for the popular television series, 'Monarch of the Glen'. To get a better look at this picturesque location, the seven mile 'Wildcat Trail' encircles the town and incorporates the River Spey, lush green woodland, heather scrub and incredible mountain views, as well as lovely views of the town. With golf, fishing, pony trekking, walking, bird-watching, cycling, mountain-biking, climbing and skiing all available locally, this fun filled destination is sure to have something for everyone's taste and budget.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 12/01/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | gkman19999
This venue is the perfect base to explore the national park. Not too close to the riff raff and all the facilities to make a pleasant break. Excellent instructions to all amenities and nice and warm for our autumn stay. One development would be to tighten the squeaky bed in the main bedroom.
The Highlands for your feet
Left on 09/23/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Linda&Gjermund
This is a real hot-spot! When you stay at Woodlands Cottage you reach both big and small places and events whithin an easy reach with either a car, or you can walk. The lovely "Wildcattrail" goes just outside you doorstep and within a 5 min walk you could have a delicious homemade meal at "The Glen Hotel". If you long for a shoppingexperience Inverness is only 45 minutes away if you have a car.
If it rains: Then stay inside, fire up the fireplace and cuddle up on the coach with a cup of tea. The cottage is so clean and well equipped its like coming home.
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