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Rhynagarrie Mill

Carron, Moray
Sleeps 10
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
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Converted barley mill with amazing original features, stunning views and natural garden
  • Charming spacious reception room with millstone and open fire
  • Panoramic views from the dining room, seating 12.
  • Large well-equipped country kitchen including Aga
  • Five en-suite double bedrooms individually decorated with beautiful views
  • Close to Speyside, whisky trail, golf and much more
Property code: CA280

This lovingly converted 19th century barley mill, with original wheel, is the perfect location to enjoy a wonderful holiday. Its many unique features, are cleverly matched with contemporary touches to give a relaxed, comfortable and spacious experience.

This impressive home, sleeping 10 + 2 guests and two dogs across five en-suite bedrooms, has been beautifully converted from an historic barley 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 sitting room. An open tread stairway connects all 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. Full underfloor heating is throughout the ground floor making it warm and cosy during the colder months.

  

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 curled up with a book or chatting into the early hours. Steps lead up to a large open-plan kitchen and dining area, If you don't want to you the large four oven AGA there is also a full-size oven and hob as well as a wide range of modern appliances. The large table in the adjoining dining area which seats 12 enjoys lovely views of the garden and Benrinnes. The large utility room is ideal for storing muddy boots and outdoor equipment you may have brought along, it also includes a second fridge, small freezer and large chest freezer can be found in the garage.

 

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

 

The property extends on to the second 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 natural fenced garden, featuring a small stream flowing throughout the grounds, which once ran the mill wheel and for those summer days use the BBQ to enjoy al fresco dining outside.

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 with shower and W/C, 3 en-suite with W/C only and 1 cloakroom/WC
  • Open fire in lounge - logs provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Mid-week clean by arrangement (extra cost)
  • Private cook available by arrangement (extra cost)
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD player
  • Games, including jigsaws and sledges, available
  • Natural 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 mill is in a superb location for exploring the many delights of Speyside and the Scottish Highlands, whether you're keen to enjoy the great outdoors or simply relax at a slower pace. Just 1 mile from the mill is the pretty village of Archiestown, which has a small post office and a hotel serving food. Six miles takes you to the picturesque small town of Aberlour with its excellent range of shops and eateries. For walkers the hugely popular Speyside Way, runs right through Aberlour and c an also be joined not far from the Mill. There are many other walks and cycle tracks to discover, both in Cairngorms, along with Moray Coast, where dolphins are frequently spotted, and the famous Rivers of the Spey and Findhorn. All are home to a wide variety of wildlife and flora, some very rare. There are numerous other activities such as sailing, riding and kayaking in the area. Rhynagarrie is also ideally placed for the many golf courses locally which range from the rurally challenging to some of the top championship courses in the country. Speyside is home to over 50 working malt whisky distilleries including The Macallan, Aberlour, Cardhu and Glen Grant open for tours. The Speyside Malt Whisky Trails gives details and there are good local tour operators who provide transport. History and heritage are in abundance in Moray with castles such as Ballindalloch, Brodie and Cawdor, and the beautifully restored historic woollen mill at Knockando.

Carol Gall

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jennifer 30th August 2020

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The house was excellent. The area is full of whisky distilleries lovely walks and not far from the coast. Lots of restaurants to choose from in a 10 mile radius.

Reviewed by Johanna 29th December 2019

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We had the loveliest family holiday in Rhynagarrie Mill. The house was so warm and cosy and extremely well equipped.

Reviewed by Rhona 22nd December 2019

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We loved the mill. We were a large family group (ages 10-80!) and the house was perfect for us - including the dog. We stayed over Christmas and the kitchen was well equipped for cooking our Christmas dinner. We could all fit in the dining room and the views are fabulous! We spent the week eating/drinking/playing board games and enjoying walks intoRead more Aberlour - about 3 miles. (Muddy so bring boots if wet!) We'd definitely stay again. Hide

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

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Location

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From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

Whether you choose to explore the Highlands, lowlands or islands, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled by the stunning Scottish landscapes where some of the rarest UK wildlife can be glimpsed, including golden eagles, dolphins and whales. Take a road trip on the North Coast 500, Scotland’s version of Route 66, to experience the sheer beauty of the land’s wilderness or, as Scotland is the home of golf, either tee off at one of the 550 courses across parkland, heathland and links courses.

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