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Rhynagarrie Mill

Carron, Moray
Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Change Sun
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Converted corn mill with amazing original features
  • A pretty enclosed garden with a stream running through it
  • Reception rooms fit for a special occasion
  • Sociable country kitchen with an Aga oven
  • A range of bedrooms with romantic decoration and beautiful views
  • Just a mile to the vibrant village of Archietown
Property code: CA280

This lovingly converted corn mill could be your highland fling. With original features and contemporary touches, these rooms are fit for a party.

This impressive home, sleeping 12 guests and two dogs across five bedrooms, has been beautifully converted from an original corn mill. Retaining many original features, it has both a contemporary and stylish feel throughout, and provides a wonderful base for larger groups of friends or family. Nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside, those looking to step back from modern life to get back to nature and enjoy the great outdoors, will find this to be the ideal retreat.

There are many clues to this property’s fascinating history with a number of its original features taking centre stage. The original millstone and grinding wheel have been retained in the lounge. An open tread stairway connects the three floors, with natural light filtering through the gaps of the ash wooden flooring. Exposed brickwork and beams, along with botanical prints and unusual objects of art, all add to its distinctive character.

The spacious sitting room is a charming area where you and your guests to relax and unwind in front of the roaring open fire. With two areas offering ample seating, everyone will be able to find a spot, whether they’re curling up with a book or chatting into the early hours. Steps lead up to a large open-plan kitchen and dining area, where any budding chefs in your party will enjoy putting the traditional AGA to work as they whip up a tasty meal. The large table in the adjoining sun porch enjoys lovely views of the garden and is a super place to dine together. A utility room is also a handy space for storing muddy boots and any outdoor equipment you may have brought along.

On the first floor, you’ll find two of the five bedrooms. They are all en-suite and have been beautifully furnished with attractive fabrics, electric blankets and bath robes, for that added touch of indulgence. All have been decorated in warming and neutral tones, creating a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Heading up to the second floor, you’ll discover a further twin room and a master bedroom, complete with vaulted ceiling and stunning views across the landscape.

The property extends on to a third floor which is home to a spacious attic twin room. This is an ideal place for younger members of the group, with two additional trundle beds to accommodate extra little guests.

Soak up the peace and tranquillity of your surroundings in the enclosed fenced garden, featuring a small stream flowing through, which once ran the mill. If you’re in the mood for a little al fresco dining, then why not get the BBQ going while you enjoy a glass of something chilled?

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.

  • 5 bedrooms - 2 doubles, 3 twins
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms, 1 cloakroom/WC
  • Open fire in lounge - logs provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Mid-week clean included
  • Telephone with honesty box
  • Private cook available by arrangement (extra cost)
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD player
  • Games, including jigsaws and sledges, available
  • Enclosed garden with stream (please take care with young children)
  • 2 dogs welcome - please note dogs are restricted to the ground floor only (dog bed provided)
  • Unlimited parking
  • Post office and shop - 1 mile away in Archiestown
  • Greater range of shops and eateries - 6 miles away in Aberlour
  • Sleeps 10 + 2 children on trundle beds in the attic twin bedroom
  • Please note this property is not suitable for hired hot tubs

The cottage is in a superb location for exploring the many delights of the Scottish Highlands, whether you're keen to enjoy the great outdoors or simply relax at a slower pace. Just 1 mile from the cottage is the pretty village of Archiestown, which has a post office and a hotel serving food. A good range of shops and food can also be found in Aberlour, which is 6 miles away. While here, you could join the hugely popular Speyside Way, one of Scotland's longer walking paths, which runs right through the village. For something a little more energetic, the cottage is situated on the northeastern fringe of the Cairngorms National Park, which offers everything from climbing to horse riding. The charming town of Forres, which featured in Shakespeare's Macbeth, is 18.5 miles by car. See the area from a different perspective by taking to the water and hopping on one of the many pleasure boats there. For those who enjoy a tipple, there's a number of whisky distilleries nearby. Make a day of it by joining the famous Speyside Malt Whisky Trail which takes in a number of world-famous working distilleries. Explore the beautiful Moray coastline (17 miles) with its many miles of sandy beaches. Golf, canoeing and mountain biking can all to be enjoyed here.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Douglas February 2019

We had a really lovely stay at Rhynagarrie. We were a group of three families, the room arrangements were perfect for us, we loved the open kitchen dining area which lead down to the sitting room, it was a really lovely spot, I would love to come back. There were plenty of cooking utensils and pots and pans which was great as we cook every night anRead mored loved the HUGE boot room where we stored all our extra stuff we always bring with us. The Towels and bedding were of very good quality It was also very lovely and warm when we stayed in February. The only very small negative is that there is no fence so it wouldn't be safe to take dogs or small children, but then again there is a stream too so you wouldn't leave small children outside to play either. Hide

Reviewed by Mrs Brind August 2018

We were delighted when we arrived at Rhynagarrie Mill, after our long drive from Hertfordshire, but the drive was well worth it. Julie the housekeeper was there to greet us and was very friendly, and indeed had been at the property to receive our Internet shopping and put it all away. The property is breathtaking, and has everything you need, the ARead morega being particularly wonderful to cook on. The nearby village of Archiestown has a lovely quaint hotel where we enjoyed 2 delicious meals, but was soon to change hands so I cannot comment on the current management. There are several distilleries in the area, including the Macallan where we attended a tasting and bought some wonderful single malt. All in all this property is perfect for exploring the surrounding area, or staying put to relax in comfort. We hope to return in the future. Hide

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