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SIGNAL BOX, character holiday cottage, with a garden in Newtonmore, Ref 1304 – Home 2400951 House

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

SIGNAL BOX, character holiday cottage, with a garden in Newtonmore, Ref 1304 – Home 2400951

  • House
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • No pets allowed

Description from manager

Description

Something a bit special! This detached wooden property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in Newtonmore. The accommodation is upside down with an open plan living area and a double bedroom and bathroom with sauna.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 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!

Amenities: Electric night storage heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher,Smart TV, 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. EV charger 20 meters from property. Balcony off first floor living area and gravelled area with picnic table. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops & pubs 10 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: 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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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
  • 1 Shower

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet access
  • Sauna
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the manager

Sykes Holiday Cottages
Calendar last updated:
14 Aug 2022
Years listed:
12
Based in:
United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

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“Honeymoon 2021”

Reviewed 11 Oct 2021

Second stay at the signal box and yet again not disappointed. As it was our Honeymoon we wanted somewhere special and this was at the top of our list. Fantastic place and surroundings. Highly recomme… More

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“Fabulous!!!”

Reviewed 27 Oct 2019

The Signal Box was a beautifully looked after, warm and welcoming home from home for our exploring of the Scottish Highlands. Incredibly clean, well presented, quirky and equipped for everything! On a… More

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“A Wonderful Week”

Reviewed 23 Sep 2018

It must surely have been a labour of love to have made the signalbox into such a perfect holiday home . It is spotlessly clean, warm enough for the chilliest days, and has everything that a visitor c… More

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“A little slice of Scottish heaven!”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2018

We have just had the most wonderful week at the Signal Box! This is one where you really should believe the hype. It's perfectly located, immaculately presented and has everything that you could … More

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“A fantastic stay in a stunning property!”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2017

Booked through Sykes Cottages and have reviewed on there but thought I would on here too. If you are thinking of booking The Signal Box then just do it and you won't be disappointed. Great locati… More

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“Loved this, can't wait to go back again!”

Reviewed 2 May 2017

The appeal of the Signal Box for us was our connection to the railway, having both worked with railway companies in the past. The photographs and reviews of the Signal Box beforehand were all very enc… More

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“Better than the excellent reviews!”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2016

Walking upstairs from the downstairs bedroom is a daily delight. Arriving in the huge kitchen / dining / living space one is constantly amazed by the views across Strathspey ... for miles and miles b… More

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Response from the manager We couldn't be happier that you had a great stay at Signal Box, thank you for taking the time to share your experience there with us all. Waking up to those wonderful views sounds incredible, what a way to start the day! We certainly hope you return to enjoy the place again in the very near future.

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“Cosy and full of charm”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2015

The Signal Box - where to start! It' s a beautifully appointed holiday home - just right for a couple. Cosy and comfortable - perfect to come home to on a cold day. The cottage owner Isla has … More

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“Brilliant little gem”

Reviewed 21 May 2015

Isla provided a thoughtful welcome by leaving out chocolate cake and milk for our arrival. The signal box is easily found and is a great base to explore the surrounding area. Although the trains are… More

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“AMAZING!!!”

Reviewed 20 Nov 2014

Stayed here for a week at the end of November, it truly is amazing. Location is just perfect with amazing views, the accommodation is finished to the highest specification. The log fire is simply fant… More

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