Glentruim Lodge ref: UK5310

Glentruim, near Newtonmore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Christmas Themed Cottage 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • No Pets Allowed 
  • Car Parking - On Site 

Description

Located just 3 miles south of Newtonmore, Glentruim Lodge offers spacious, detached accommodation that has been furnished and equipped to a good standard. Accessed via a rough track, it is set at the gateway to the Cairngorms National Park, Britain’s largest National Park, and at the geographical heart of Scotland. A perfect base from which to explore the rugged beauty and timeless enchantment of this part of the Scottish Highlands. For the outdoor enthusiast there is a vast range of pursuits including mountain biking, hillwalking, climbing, skiing and fishing. Water sports are also available on Loch Insh, Loch Morlich and the River Spey. Newtonmore offers a small range of restaurants, bars and shops nearby; a wider range is available in Aviemore, 16 miles. In Newtonmore you can enjoy a visit to the Highland Folk Museum which brings to life the domestic and working conditions of early Highland people. Take a trip on the Cairngorm Mountain Railway, or visit the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre or the Highland Wildlife Park at nearby Kingussie. Children will love the Landmark Forest Adventure Park in Carrbridge – a day filled with fun and activity for all the family. Try out the lovely Macdonald Spey Valley Golf and Country Club in Aviemore with its wonderful array of leisure activities. Further afield, take a trip to the beautiful west coast and the Isle of Skye, or a day trip to the Orkney Islands is well worth the effort. The Moray coastline is peppered with little fishing villages and beautiful beaches, and whilst in the Moray area, take a trip along the Malt Whisky Trail. All in all, Glentruim Lodge is a great base for experiencing the many delights this area has to offer, with so much to see and do for all ages. Wonderful memories will be made here. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With wood burner, 42" Freeview TV, and CD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With Aga, electric hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Boot room.
Sun room: With wooden floor.
Cinema room: With projector, screen, surround sound and access to movies and box sets.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With bunk bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Bedroom 3: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 4: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 5: With double bed.
Bedroom 6: With single bed.
Bedroom 7: With single bed.
Bedroom 8: With single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Large, enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.
  • Nearest town
    Newtonmore
  • Shops
    4 miles
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    4 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Newtonmore
  • Pub
    4 miles
  • Railway station distance
    4 miles
  • Lake
    12 miles (loch)

About the local area

With a rare wildlife stronghold and a landscape shaped by the ice ages the Cairngorms National Park is full of scenic variety and has a treasure trove of natural wonders for you to enjoy.

Walk the Cairngorms hills which were formed when the last age covered this country. With landscapes characterized by high, rounded humps carved through deep and spectacular gorges the variety of geology in the area is truly amazing. It is also home to a fantastic array of rare wildlife. One quarter of Britain's 400 most rare and endangered wildlife species are protected within the park. If you are lucky you might spot such species as the golden eagle, otter, pine marten, osprey and Red kite sheltering in amongst the sub-Arctic and mountain plants.

The glens of Isla, Prosen, Clova and Mark are well known destinations for walkers as they are all easily accessible by car. They offer low level walks but also provide access to tougher long distance hikes into the south east section of the park. Make sure you take the funicular railway up nearly 1,200m to the summit of CairnGorm Mountain to enjoy spectacular views.

As well as the impressive uplands in the area the lochs and rivers in the region are home to some world class salmon fishing, wildlife and habitats making it yet another area not to be missed. The waters offer a variety of scenic delights including gorges, waterfalls and tranquil expanses of streams.

For woodland and forest walks visit Loch an Eilein on the Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of Caledonian Pine Forest. Or if you are in search of a beach visit Loch Morlich where the sandy expanse proves popular with fisherman and water sports enthusiasts.

Many attractions are connected with the area's history or wildlife and are great places to learn more about the natural wonders that surround you. Whether you have a passion for wildlife, whisky or walking, or simply want to have fun, you will never be short of something new to experience in this wonderful area of The Cairngorms National Park.

Things to do nearby

Highland Wildlife Park

Discover Scotland's wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountain and tundra regions. Meet the Amur tigers, snow monkeys, wolves, red pandas and even polar bears! All just seven miles from Aviemore.

Cairngorm Mountain Railway

Open all year round the Cairngorm Mountain Railway offers a unique gateway into this ancient glacial landscape with fantastic views of the mountain landscapes. Tel: 01479 861261

Highland Folk Museum

This award winning museum has a 1700's township with turf houses and open peat fires, a working croft with animals and a play area with cafe. Tel: 01463 663800

Auchgourish Botanic Gardens

A fascinating four star 10 acre garden containing collections of over 2,000 hardy and unusual plant species from across the world. Tel: 01479 831464

Spreyside Heather Garden and Visitor Centre

Multi award winning attraction with quality gifts, antique shop, exhibition, garden centre and wildlife viewing stations. Tel: 01479 851359

The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

Join the reindeer herder out on the mountainside where the reindeer graze in their natural environment. Treks available from June to September! Tel: 01479 861228

Loch Garten Osprey Centre
Loch Garten Osprey Centre

Osprey Centre overlooking nesting ospreys, spectacular fish eating birds of prey. Watch them via the CCTV linkup. Tel: 01479 831476

Highland Safaris

For those after something a little different, Highland Safaris provides some of the most exciting and unique safari days and events in central Scotland.

Blair Castle

This remarkable 13th Century private home is open to the public and allows visitors to explore its magnificent gardens and grounds.

The Cairngorms National Park

Home to over 17,000 people and extremely popular with visitors all year round, the Cairngorms is Britain's largest national park and is home to an extraordinary range of landscapes, wildlife, history, people and activities.

Highland Wildlife and Birdwatch Safari

Guided wildlife excursions with a friendly, experienced local nature watcher. View the wonderful world of birds and wildlife in remote areas of the Scottish Highlands. Tel: 01479 811169

Landmark Forest Adventure Park

A fantastic day of fun and discovery with watercoaster, maze, play area, tree top trail, towers and lots more. Tel: 0800 731 3446

Drumin Castle

Constructed in the mid 14th century this well fortified tower house was one the strong hold of Alexander Steward the `Wolf of Badenoch'. Great views and attractive walks close by. Tel: 01479 870070

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