The Hideaway ref: UK5922

Grantown-on-Spey, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Enjoying a quiet setting within a few minutes walk of the town centre, this lovely property, a wing of the owners’ B&B, has been equipped and furnished to a good standard to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible. Grantown-on-Spey is located on the edge of the spectacular Cairngorms National Park and makes a superb base for exploring the many attractions and experiencing the activities this area has to offer. The house is just a short walk from Anagach Woods, a beautiful, natural Scots pinewood where you can walk or take your bike. Also, the town is situated halfway between the Cairngorm and Lecht ski areas, and is also perfectly placed to explore the Malt Whisky Trail – the only one in the world.

Only 23 miles from Aviemore, which is also situated in the Cairngorms National Park and at the head of the Speyside Way, the whole area boasts a super range of shops, restaurants and bars. There is also a very wide range of outdoor activities, including skiing and snowboarding, mountain and quad biking, climbing and hill walking, and a super variety of watersports on Loch Insh, Loch Morlich and the River Spey. Try zip lining, zorbing and perhaps a Segway trip, all really good fun.

Take a trip on the Cairngorm Mountain Railway, or visit the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre or the Highland Wildlife Park at nearby Kingussie, all within easy reach. Only 15 miles away is the village of Carrbridge, where you can enjoy a fun-filled day out for all ages at the Landmark Forest Adventure Park. Visit the lovely Spey Valley golf course and the Dalfaber Resort in Aviemore with its wonderful array of leisure activities. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric coal-effect fire and 40" Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Lawned garden (shared with guests of B&B). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden, 10 yards away.
  • Nearest town
    Grantown-on-Spey
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Carrbridge
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    10.0 miles
  • Lake
    9.0 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 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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