Mill of Burncrook ref: UK13563

Glenlivet, near Dufftown, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering



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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 


A luxuriously furnished property at the foot of the Cairngorms within the 56,000 acres of the Glenlivet Estate. Ideal for country pursuits including walking and adventure activities and being on the Whisky Trail and the NE 250 route, is convenient for visiting numerous whisky distilleries, castles and the beautiful sandy beaches along the Moray coast.

On approach from the winding driveway, you already get a feeling of how truly special this property is. Open the large wooden front door and step inside the spacious hallway, complete with dining area and exposed oak beams and parquet flooring. A warm and welcoming living room has ample space for everybody to relax. The Swedish wood burner and floor-to-ceiling windows only add to the modern features, while the stunning green oak beams add extra charm. There is an outside balcony area which can be accessed via both the living room and kitchen.

The perfectly designed kitchen, complete with electric oven, hob and Aga, induction wok and Quooker, is a haven for budding chefs, providing a wide selection of utensils and implements. This wonderful, detached house benefits from a second living room, affectionately named ‘The Nook’, boasting an additional wood burner, completing the warm feeling in this room. The property has a second outside balcony area, complete with hot tub and more amazing views.

The three bedrooms are aptly named after the region’s finest whiskies. The master bedroom, The Cragganmore, has wonderful east-facing views and overlooks the burn in the grounds. The en-suite bathroom is a real stunner, providing a large and inviting space for enjoying a long soak after a busy day exploring the area.
Glenlivet Estate has a number of waymarked paths of various lengths together with a series of mountain bike trails with varied degrees of difficulty. There is a number of nearby adventure activities centered around the rivers Spey and Findhorn. Within Speyside there are approximately 50 whisky distilleries many with visitor centres. These include Glenlivet, Macallan, Glenfiddich, Aberlour, Glenfarclas and Balvenie. Dufftown is only 5 miles along Glenrinnes and is one of the major distillery centres where you can join a walk visiting all nine based in the town.

There are many castles to visit in the area starting with Ballindalloch Castle frequently referred to as The Jewel of the North. The North East 250 route leads to Deeside for Balmoral, Braemar, Crathies, Drum and numerous other castles. Within an hour’s drive are the sandy beaches on the south coast of the Moray Firth including Cullen, Lossiemouth and Nairne together with a number of small harbours and view points for seeing dolphins on the incoming tide.

For golf lovers, Ballindalloch, Dufftown and Grantown-on-Spey courses are close at hand with a number of links courses along the rugged coastline. Around a 36-mile journey will bring you to Aviemore, a popular large village offering plenty to keep the whole family entertained. For skiing in the season, as well as Cairngorm, The Lecht Ski School is approximately 17 miles from the property with Glenshee a little over an hour making it a fabulous choice in the winter months for lovers of the slopes. Shop, pub and restaurant 9 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Entrance hall/dining room: With beams and parquet flooring.
Living room 1: With wood burner and Bang and Oulfsen Freesat TV and electric piano.
Living room 2: With wood burner and Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric Aga, 2 hob electric oven, induction wok, microwave, America style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, beams and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1 (The Cragganmore suite): With super kingsize bed and en-suite with bath, walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 (The MacAllan room): With double bed.
Bedroom 3 (The Glenlivet room): With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize bed on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
Cloakroom: With toilet and airing cupboard.

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Second floor

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Ground source underfloor heating, , electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras.


2 balconies with outdoor furniture. Hot tub for 6 (private). 4-acre natural grounds with woodland. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring. There are sloping banks and an unfenced burn in the grounds, 50 yards away. This property has a security deposit of £150.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    9 miles
  • Distance
    9 miles
  • Restaurant
    9 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    9 miles
  • Railway station distance
    22.0 miles
  • Lake
    5 miles

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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