This recently refurbished detached holiday home is located in the beautiful village of Ballater in the heart of Royal Deeside. Offering comfort and an abundance of space throughout, this holiday rental is ideal for families and groups of friends wishing to explore the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park.
This spacious Ballater holiday home retains many stunning period features, including high ceilings, intricate cornicing, grand chandeliers and an impressive Victorian staircase. The lounge window seating offers a perfect spot to enjoy the morning sunshine with a coffee/newspaper. In the evening the cosy lounges come to life with the roaring open fires. The large open plan dining room/kitchen is a perfect space for dining and entertaining with family and friends.
Granville has recently been upgraded to a high standard with new bathrooms, kitchen, carpets, super comfy beds, etc. The new bold paint colours in the 2 large lounges are in keeping with the period features that are on show throughout the house.
The new owners have been upgrading the garden in 2018, adding a choice of outdoor dining and courtyard seating areas.
BALLATER and the Surrounding Area
Near Balmoral Castle, summer home to the Royal Family. Whisky trails, hillwalking, cycling, golf and much more......
Surrounded by glorious countryside Ballater is a picturesque Victorian village in the heart of Royal Deeside located in the Cairngorms National Park. Ballater offers a great choice of cafes, restaurants and pubs all within easy walking distance. There are lovely local shops, including the award winning butchers, deli and baker.
Ballater is the nearest town to Balmoral Castle, one of the holiday homes to the Royal Family. Nearby Royal Lochnagar Distillery produces one of Scotland’s most exclusive whiskies.
In summer of 2018 the beautifully restored Victorian Railway Station reopened as a visitor centre. The stunning interior is home to a wonderful cafe and bistro, Carriages Ballater, owned by the Prince Charles Trust.
A few miles to the south lies Loch Muick and the legendary mountain of ‘dark Lochnagar’ made famous by Lord Byron and Prince Charles who wrote a children’s book about ‘The Old Man of Lochnagar’. Red deer, golden eagles and grouse can be easily spotted on the eight mile footpath around the loch.
Ballater Golf Club boasts a fabulous 18-hole golf course situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Upper Deeside surrounded by glorious hills and wonderful views. The first tee is a mere 2 minute walk from Granville House.
Ballater plays host to many events throughout the year including :
Ballater Highland Games
Farmers' Market - monthly
Ballater Victoria Week
Ballater Walking Festival
Royal Deeside Golf Classic
Ballater Golf Week
Ballater Duck Festival
PLACES TO VISIT
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Deeside Activity Park
Sweet Factory - Dee Valley Confectioners
Lecht Ski Resort
Glenshee Ski Resort
Landmark Forest Activity Park
THINGS TO DO
FOOD & DRINK
Local Coffee Shops
Cosy Pub meals
Traditional Fish & Chip Shop
Ice Cream Parlour
Royal Warranted Butcher
Award Winning Bakery