Kangei ref: CC512056

Grantown-on-Spey, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 

Description

Kangei is a traditional stone cottage situated in a quiet backwater close to the centre of Grantown-on-Spey, in the heart of Speyside. One of a pair of cottages, it is ideally located for exploring the whole of the Highlands. The pretty cottage lounge has a superb exposed granite stone wall, deep leather sofas and a welcoming wood burning stove. The cottage has recently undergone an extensive renovation programme and the large, modern conservatory with open plan kitchen/dining area with under floor heating, adds space and light to this charming olde worlde cottage. There are two good sized bedrooms, (one with modern en suite), and a family bathroom. The cottage garden opposite provides an ideal spot for a BBQ or quiet drink whilst planning the next day’s excursion.
For larger groups or friends or family, Kangei may also be available to let with the adjoining cottage, Failte which sleeps 4/5

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has electric storage heaters and under floor heating and comprises;
Lounge: With wood burning stove, satellite Free view TV, DVD and radio/CD
Kitchen/Dining/Conservatory: With electric oven and hob, microwave, larder fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine; dining furniture, views across the garden
Bedroom 1: With two single beds and fold down bed (for + 1) and en suite shower, WC and wash basin

First floor

Bedroom 2: With double bed
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All  bed linen included. Electricity allowance of £5 each day is included with additional usage by meter. First supply of fuel for wood burning stove supplied. Cot and high chair available. Internet access available.
 

Miscellaneous

Lawn area adjoining the cottage is for visitor’s sole use with picnic table and chairs. Off road parking for 1 car.

  • Nearest town
    Grantwon-on-Spey
  • Shops
    200 Yards
  • Distance
    200 Yards
  • Restaurant
    200 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Aviemore
  • Pub
    200 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    15.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Grantown-on-Spey is a delightful and thriving Victorian holiday resort.Situated on the wooded banks of the world renowned river Spey, its broad streets are lined with granite buildings. It has an excellent selection of small shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The town has maintained its reputation as one of the Highland’s main sporting centres.Fishing permits for salmon and trout can be obtained locally.For the golfing enthusiasts there is an excellent local course, and a further six courses within easy reach. With the Cairngorm mountain range right on the doorstep, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hill walking, climbing and horse riding are all available close by. With challenging Munros and the superb water sport lochs of Insh and Morlich, the choice of outdoor sports is almost unlimited. For the less energetic there is a funicular railway that runs up the side of the Cairngorm mountain range at Aviemore, just 20 minutes drive away. Speyside malt whisky is famous throughout the world and Grantown is situated right in the centre of the Whisky Trail - always popular with visitors. The area is also known for its wildlife. Birdwatchers come from miles around to catch a glimpse of rare ospreys that nest in the nearby forest of Abernethy by Boat of Garten.From Grantown excursions north to Inverness and the Black Isle, west to Loch Ness and Fort William or east to Aberdeen and Balmoral are all within a day’s drive.

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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