Set in magnificent Scottish countryside, this period property is perfect for friends or family gatherings with spacious living for up to 14 guests
Set in the western reaches of the stunning Cairngorms National Park, this welcoming, extensive and secluded property offers comfortable accommodation for up to 14 guests. On the fringe of the picturesque Strathspey village of Newtonmore, the house dates back to the 15th century and makes a delightful base for a large family or a group of friends seeking a tranquil holiday retreat. The property is perfect for keen walkers, with plenty of opportunities for shooting and fishing. You will also have access to 1.5 miles of trout fishing on the banks of the River Calder and 2.5 miles of trout and salmon fishing on the River Spey.
Nestling in beautiful surroundings, this lovely house has been tastefully extended and sympathetically refurbished to provide warm and cosy family accommodation. The property features plenty of space to stretch out in, with two cosy drawing rooms – each with an open fire, plus an inviting dining area and a useful games room. The house also has seven delightful bedrooms, several of them with en-suite bathrooms making this a wonderful place to rest when exploring this beautiful area.
On stepping into this traditional, comfortable and relaxing property you will find the first of the two drawing rooms. The first drawing room features plenty of seating as well as a table with chairs and an open fire. Also with plenty of seating, an open fire and the addition of a TV, the second drawing room is a lovely space for you to sit back and unwind at the end of the day and plan the next day’s exploits. This room also features a light and attractive dining area which is perfect for sharing a formal meal or a quick snack. Exploring further, the ground floor also offers a games room with chess set. The spacious kitchen is fully equipped and a pleasure to cook in. There is also delightful double bedroom with its own bathroom, as well as 2 WCs, a boot and rod room, gun cabinet and drying room.
Going up to the first floor, which is divided into two separate wings, there are six simply furnished bedrooms perfect for a night of peace and comfort. There are two twin rooms, a triple room, two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and a single room which is ideal for use as a nursery. The first floor also has two additional bathrooms.
Outside you can explore the extensive gardens and enjoy miles of wonderful walks from the doorstep. A wonderful base for sporting enthusiasts, there are opportunities for fishing along the Calder and the Spey. Riding lessons can be arranged with a neighbouring riding school.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £250 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.