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Luxurious House With Large Enclosed Woodland Garden In Cairngorm National Park

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Nethy Bridge - Glencraig

5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Sep Wc, Games Room - Sleeps 10-12

Glencraig is a contemporary house nestled in an acre of woodland garden, close to the River Nethy. It has 5 bedrooms, large kitchen/dining room, lounge, games room, 2 bathrooms, further WC and utility room/drying room. Both the kitchen and lounge have doors leading to the patio - perfect for BBQ s, watching the red squirrels and birds or sitting out in the evening warmed by the brazier. The games room, with its table tennis table, Sky TV, DVD player and plentiful games, toys and books for all ages will keep everyone occupied whatever the weather. The property sleeps 10 comfortably and there are a further 2 pull-out beds in the games room, if required, as well as a travel cot and high chair. Children will love exploring around the numerous trees, playing ball games on the grass, finding the home-made den and hiding in the little wooden play house. There are extensive walks and off-road cycle tracks right from the door and the village shop/butcher is only a 10min walk along the river

In and around Nethy Bridge are the following attractions:

• Hotel, Bar & Restaurant (Nethybridge Hotel)

• Beautiful 9-hole golf courses in Nethy Bridge and nearby Grantown and an 18-hole course at Boat of Garten (7km)

• Tennis Courts

• Well-stocked Village Shop and excellent local butcher

• “Landmark' forest theme park at Carrbridge (10km) including water slides, maze and small roller coaster.

• Cairngorm Ski Centre with its own year-round funicular railway access and Lecht Ski Centre near Tomintoul

• Extensive Mountain Bike trails and walks connecting to the Rothiemurchus trails, Speyside Way and beyond

• Aviemore with its wide range of shops, pubs & restaurants, leisure centre, swimming pools and cinema.

• The Cairngorm Mountains – ideal for hill-walking and climbing

• New mountain bike skills loop at nearby Grantown with berms, table-tops, north-shore and rocks

• Unspoilt beaches of the Moray Coast with dolphin-watching available

• Fun House large indoor soft play centre at Coylumbridge

• Kincraig Wildlife Park with polar bear, monkeys and tigers amongst other wildlife

• RSPB Centre at Loch Garten with the famous Ospreys

• Speyside – the heart of Scotch Whisky production with many distillery tours available.

• Watersports Centres on nearby Loch Morlich, Loch Insh and numerous excellent rivers and lochs for canoeing

• Highland Folk Museum in Kingussie

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Lyn Henderson
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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About Lyn Henderson

We are a family of four with 2 boys aged 9 and 13. We love mountain biking, skiing, hillwalking - any outdoor activities really! We live in Edinburgh but try to escape up to the house ourselves as often as we can.

Lyn Henderson purchased this house in 2005

Why Lyn Henderson chose Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Lovely woodland and riverside walks and off-road biking from the door. Totally peaceful and amazing starry skies. Heaps to do for all ages in the area. Great wee village shop and butcher.

What makes this house unique

We love the house because it's roomy but cosy at the same time. It's in such a peaceful location and the garden is really big with dozens of trees - perfect for kids exploring and building dens and watching the red squirrels. It's great to have the large play room with the TV and table tennis table separate from the quiet lounge! It's also our home from home so it has lots of extra touches, equipment, books, games etc

Guestbook comments from the owner

Glencraig is a superb house to spend a holiday in.

The rooms are welcoming, large and very comfortable.

Our party of 4 adults and 2 small children had a great weeks vacation in what is a beautiful and majestic part of Scotland. Nethybridge is a lovely picturesque little village with a great butchers (Mr Mustard) and a well stocked Spar. All the people we met with were delightful.

We cannot praise the house highly enough, it really was lovely to come back to after a day out. The children could happily play in the well stocked play room or watch tv there whilst we adults could enjoy relaxing and chatting in the lounge by the wood fire about the day we had just had.

We will definitely be back.
Apr 2013
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Luxurious House With Large Enclosed Woodland Garden In Cairngorm National Park
average rating of 4.970588 based on 40 reviews
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5

Lovely house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

we stayed for half term week as a family of 2 adults and 4 kids from 13 down to 6. As we pulled up the first reaction was a wow from the kids, they quickly ran around the garden finding dens as we sorted keys. We entered the house and our expectations were exceeded. The photos do not show just how spacious and homely the house is. The kids were soon playing table tennis and as we unpacked we kept hearing squeals of delight as they discovered toys, games and most importantly for my sons the entire James Bond collection on DVD! The kit hen was the most well equipped I have found in a holiday home. Food processor, bread maker and coffee machine. I have t confess non of them were used but if you are heading up for Christmas it's nice to know what's there.

The lounge is lovely and we enjoyed having the log fire lit and listening to music on the iPod dock/cd player. The selection of books and guide material is abundant as well as maps etc. we were also impressed with how quickly the house warmed up even when temps were sub zero outside. In the area there is plenty to do, we managed some mountain biking and enjoyed some walking in the Cairngorms, especially fun in the snow! We also paid 80 for a 7 day pass to the leisure complex in the macdonald resort in Aviemore . This was great as the kids enjoyed swimming each day and there is also a gym and soft play area with attached cafe. This was great for the days when the weather was less good. There is also a cinema at the complex so a night watching skyfall kept everyone happy.

We would not hesitate to recommend this house and it is roomy enough to share with another family. We would love to stay again, hopefully in ski season.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review - glad you had such a good time. Hope you manage back in the ski season as there are some great options at both Cairngorm and The Lecht if the snow is good. We had a small covering in October this year so it's looking like it might be a good winter!
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5

Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

Property was fab, really good space & amazing garden for the kids to play in. House had everything we could have asked for/needed. Would definitely book to come back

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed the house. Our own children love the garden too - it's great for exploring and hide and seek or kick the can!
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5

Une superbe maison dans un ravissant village

  • 5 of 5

Une maison contemporaine meublée avec raffinement et offrant de grands espaces pour accueillir 12 personnes sans problème: salon, cuisine, salle de jeu. Chambres et sanitaires trés trés confortables. Propreté et équipements ménagers impeccables. Beaucoup de randonnées à proximité de la maison, possibilité de pêche, équitation et surtout golfs. Nous y avons passé une superbe semaine avec nos enfants et petits enfants. Nous vous invitons à y aller "les yeux fermés". Merci Lynn pour votre accueil et votre disponibilité.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour votre avis. Nous espérons que vous revenez à l'avenir!
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5

super

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, and very clean. I recommended this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We are lucky to have a great housekeeper who keeps the property immaculate for us!
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5

Fantastic Stay in a Fantastic House!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Glencraig for a long weekend as part of a group of 11 and only have positive things to say about the house! The house has ample space even if the house is full with a huge kitchen/diner, living room and separate games room as well as having the biggest bedrooms I've come across in a holiday rental upstairs. The place is so big we kept on losing each other despite the group being so big!

The house is well equipped with everything you could ever want available in the kitchen as well as a music system, huge TV and WiFi available for entertainment. The weather was good enough during our stay that we were able to use the outside seating and enjoyed having the patio doors open both from the kitchen and loving room which, if possible, made the house feel even bigger. In one we were slightly saddened that the weather wasn't worse as we would have loved to have put the fire on in the living room too! There is a wide range of information available in the living room with maps and books about the area with huge comfortable sofas that can easily accommodate everyone in the house...often a rarity in houses sleeping so many!

The overall cleanliness of the house was amazing, the housekeeper truly is an asset to this place as each and every room was pristine. Location is great and we managed a trip to Landmark due to the close proximity of the house to all the main attractions in the area. We also enjoyed the services of Delicate Catering, a fantastic private chef that came to the house one evening who we would highly recommend!

We really hope to be able to come back and enjoy this property again and would recommend it to anybody, you won't be let down! Thanks Lyn for such an enjoyable stay, we loved every moment of it.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review - so glad you liked the house as much as we do! We hadn't heard of Delicate Catering but it's great to have a recommendation for a special occasion.
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beautiful house in stunnning surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The house has everything you could possibly need and is situated in an absolutely stunning area. We enjoyed skiing at the cairngorms and hill walking in the surrounding area. Aviemore is a short away too. Would definitley recommend this house to family and friends and hope to return at some point in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're glad you liked the house. It is indeed a beautiful area for hill walking and, when there's snow, skiing. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Location

Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nethy Bridge
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Nethy Bridge
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Aviemore
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nethy Bridge
Nearest Ski
18 Kilometres
Caringorm Mountain
Nearest Beach
16 Kilometres
Loch Morlich
Car: recommended

Nethy Bridge is a picturesque, peaceful village situated in the heart of the Caringorm National Park, along the Speyside Way - perfect for exploring the beautiful surrounding area, from the magnificent Cairngorm mountains to the quiet beaches of the Moray Coast. It is also the perfect base for a huge variety of outdoor activities, including hillwalking, golf, skiing, tennis, water sports, birdwatching and climbing. Nethy Bridge is a particularly good location for walking and mountain biking, with mile after mile of off-road trails and paths straight from the door through hundreds of acres of the Abernethy Pine Forest, linking to the Rothiemurchus Estate. It is a short drive to Aviemore, with its shops, pubs & restaurants, leisure centre, swimming pools and cinema - or you could take the quaint steam train which runs from Broomhill Station just outside Nethy Bridge, through Boat of Garten to Aviemore. Red deer and red squirrels are frequent visitors to the village, as are the famous ospreys to the nearby RSPB reserve at Loch Garten.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Nethy Bridge, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 9/16
29 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£354
for 3 nights
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£825
 
 
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
New Year Week
30 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Rate 1/17
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£875
 
 
Rate 2/17
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Rate 3/17
25 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£875
 
 
Rate 4/17
25 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Rate 5/17
29 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£418
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£975
 
 
Rate 6/17
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Rate 7/17
26 Aug 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£418
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£975
 
 
Rate 8/17
7 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Rate 9/17
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£354
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£825
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
New Year 2017/18
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£418
for 3 nights
£975
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Electricity, oil, firewood, linen and hand towels included in rental rate. 25% deposit required at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks in advance of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Nethy Bridge in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have excellent 'power showers' as well as baths.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Games Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Master bedroom has ante-room and en-suite shower/bathroom. One further double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms and a bunk bedroom. There are 2 pull-out beds in the games room which can also be used if you let us know in advance so we can provide linen for these. There is also a travel cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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