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Pretty Stone Cottage With Modern Interior In Gorgeous Forest Location

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Carrbridge, Aviemore, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Small Walk To Landmark Forest Park, Picturesque Carr Bridge And Local Shops

At one time the building was the Free Church of Scotland and retains much of that character. Recently renovated to a high standard it now offers a "home away from home"; everything you need for comfort is provided, from luxury bedlinen, scented candles and fluffy towels. The property is five minutes walk from the local shop, yet retains a feeling of being away from it all as it is located up a private lane that provides no through road. All appliances are less than three years old and a modern under floor heating system and wood burning stove provide comfort at all times of year. The living space is open plan to the kitchen and is a double height space, with a gallery to the upstairs, letting in loads of natural light. The bathrooms are modern, with both bath and shower available. Outside the property is not overlooked. There is a lovely patio with sun chairs and wooden fixed picnic table, in a wee sun trap. Parking is easy and there is plenty of space for four cars or more. Set in mature pine forest, yet south facing to the patio doors at the rear you could not pick a better location for a family holiday.

Sara Matheson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Sara Matheson


Sara Matheson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Sara Matheson chose Carrbridge



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Carrbridge in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom on ground floor with large shower and WC bathroom on upper floor with shower over bath and WC
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: bedroom 1 on ground floor with super-king bed, can be separated to two singles bedroom 2 on upper floor with super-king bed bedroom 3 on upper floor with double bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
Outside: Patio with outdoor furniture provided. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer and clothes pulley from roof Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included and of high quality. Cleaning on departure or otherwise as requested for an extra fee


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Pretty Stone Cottage With Modern Interior In Gorgeous Forest Location
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is a rare gem.

We booked at fairly short notice and didn't really have have huge expectations. We really wanted to spend Christmas in the area where I grew up and to enjoy the walks and peace and quiet of the location.

We were greeted on arrival by mulled wine and Christmas biscuits! The owners had also sourced a Christmas Tree for us and also left bags of decorations in case we didn't manage to pack any.

The log burner was a huge hit, the kitchen was extremely well stocked with gadgets, and we didn't lack anything. The utility room is extremely useful and there's a fantastic supply of hot water too with fabulous showers upstairs and downstairs.

The local shop is fantastically well stocked and we enjoyed eating also in the local coffee houses and pub.

One major bonus was the snow which started on Christmas Day in the evening and lasted the week. We managed to go sledging!

I really can't make any negative comments about our stay there and we'll be booking to return.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review and I am so glad that you had such a lovely time. I hope you can come again soon. Sara
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Lovely cottage in an amazing location , the whole family enjoyed the stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely modern warm cottage , with plenty of space. Lovely walks right behind the cottage in the wood , ideal for morning dog walks , luckily we had snow and skiing at the lecht was good for the family. Would definitely come again .

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad you had a nice time. Cairngorm is closer for skiing but the Lecht has handy access for families, is cheaper and can be less prone to being blown off by gales! We look forward to welcoming you back to the house. Sara
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Fabulous House

  • 5 of 5

Second visit to this property. We love it. It’s great for the dogs with the forest outside the door. It’s lovely and cosy on a cold winter day/night and the log burner adds to that. Plenty of space for the little ones to play.

Carrbridge is a beautiful village and Aviemore is only 10 minutes away. Overall - perfect

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Bright and modern yet retaining cosy cottage feel. Perfect holiday accommodation in beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great living space; charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place, great facilities, well turned out, convenient for all of the Cairngorms...I can't recommend it enough.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a nice time, despite some very wet weather at times. We hope you'll come back soon.
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Pretty cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect holiday for us. Upon arrival the cottage was clean and tidy which is important to us. The cottage net all our needs. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area. We had a wonderful time and can recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased that you had a wonderful time Fran and hope you will think about returning at some point soon. All the best, Sara.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Cairn Hotel
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Cairn Hotel
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Loch Morlich
Car: necessary


Easy access to sand at Loch Morlich and Loch an Dorb, coast within easy reach at Nairn, Findhorn etc


30 minutes to Inverness, 15 minutes to Aviemore. Nearest airport Inverness 45 minutes.


2 hours 30 minutes from Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Further Details:

Landmark Forest Park is close to the property and is a fantastic experience for adults and children alike. You can walk through the forest to the park in about 5 minutes. Even with a toddler it is walkable and this avoids the biz of the car park at high season. It also means you can buy a season pass and visit first thing and last thing for a short while each day. The property is also well situated for many Carrbridge forest walks. You can mountain bike from the front door.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Carrbridge, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
18 Feb 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter holiday
25 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High summer
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
For booking please make contact and we will email a booking form to you for completion. Bookings only secure after receipt of a 200 pound deposit. Full payment due eight weeks before entry. Security deposit against damage of 200 pounds payable if you cannot provide credit card details.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day flexible but tends to be Saturday in high season. Departure by 10.30 am. Entry no earlier than 2 pm, although you may be able to drop off bags.

Notes on prices:
We may be able to accommodate shorter stays, but please note that the cost is not likely to be much reduced from the weekly rate. Please make contact.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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