Hylands Cottage ref: W43321

Aviemore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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1
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • WiFi 
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This very well-equipped, cosy and comfortable, detached, single-storey holiday property sits in a cul-de-sac in a peaceful, yet convenient, village setting. Boasting glorious views of the Craigellachie Nature Reserve and the Cairngorm Mountains from its south-facing back garden, but only a short easy stroll from the centre of Aviemore. The enclosed sunny garden is perfect for sitting out and enjoying the panoramic views.

Aviemore is a vibrant all year round holiday destination at the heart of the action in the fabulous Cairngorms National Park and is a wonderful base for enjoying a wide range of summer and winter sports and attractions to suit all ages. Nearby activities include superb walking and mountain biking on the renowned Rothiemurchus Estate, Glenmore Forest Park and the Speyside Way. There is excellent climbing in the Cairngorm Mountains; bird watching at the famous Boat of Garten Osprey Centre; watersports at the award-winning Loch Morlich beach and Loch Inch; pony-trekking, and skiing and snowboarding at Scotland’s foremost snow sports centre. Trout fishing is available all year at the Rothiemurchus Estate and salmon fishing on the River Spey (seasonal – licence required) is less than a mile from the cottage. Golf is readily available at the eight golf courses in the area.

The funicular railway up Cairngorm Mountain, the Strathspey Steam Railway, the Highland Wildlife Centre, the Highland Folk Museum and the Landmark Centre are also popular attractions nearby, as well as Britain’s only freely roaming reindeer herd which can be visited against the stunning backdrop of Glenmore Forest Park and the mountains. Swimming is available at the Aviemore Highland Resort Leisure Centre, as well as water slides, wave pool and a cinema. Whisky distillery visits and the world famous Loch Ness are also popular with guests. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor. Living/dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath, and toilet. Separate toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot. Highchair. Three Freeview TVs. DVD and library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Aviemore
  • Shops
    0.5 miles
  • Distance
    500 yards
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Aviemore
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    1.0 mile
  • Lake

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 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

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 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.

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

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

Blair Castle

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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