The Bothy ref: UK13426

Glen of Newmill, near Keith, Moray

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Games Room 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Set in 200 acres of farmland with a pretty tumbling burn running alongside, and situated on a no through road that leads away into the hills, The Bothy will appeal to country lovers and wildlife enthusiasts in particular. Deer, snipe, curlew, herons and a wide variety of other birds including a resident woodpecker can be spotted close by. With 200 acres of gardens and grounds, it provides total seclusion whilst being easily accessible for exploring the whole of this fascinating area and historic region. These grounds are shared with the owner and one other property, which can be rented alongside The Bothy.
The owners have taken much time and consideration in making this detached property a welcoming and comfortable home. With one bedroom, The Bothy is best suited to couple who love to explore the outdoors and enjoy nature. A tastefully decorated living room benefits from a wood burner which gives the property a wonderful warm feeling throughout. A morning coffee can be enjoyed in the outdoor patio area, listening to the sounds of nature. The Bothy provides a lovely retreat after a day exploring this diverse area of Scotland.
The local town of Keith is a short drive away and will provide all the amenities you could require for your stay. It is also home to cafés and restaurants for when you want to enjoy some local Scottish cuisine. Keith is very well placed as a stop on the famous Speyside Whisky Trail. With many distilleries set in this beautiful area, you will be spoilt for choice.
Golf lovers will also rejoice with many golf courses nearby, including Keith, Cullen, Spey Bay and Dufftown. The lovely Scottish beaches can be reached easily, with Lossiemouth approximately 23 miles and Spey Bay 15 miles away.
The larger cities of both Aberdeen and Elgin are around an hour’s drive away and provide an array of activities and attractions. Beach 15 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 4½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living room: With wood burner, Freesat TV, double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and wooden floor.
Bedroom: With double bed and wooden floor.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

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Facilities

Electric central heating (underfloor in shower room), electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. External games room with pool table and table tennis (shared).

Miscellaneous

Large lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. 200-acre natural grounds with woodland (shared with other properties on-site). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Keith
  • Shops
    4.5 miles
  • Distance
    4.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    4.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Keith
  • Pub
    4.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    4.5 miles
  • Lake
    15 miles (beach)

About the local area

The beautiful county of Moray lies east of Inverness and Nairn and is well hidden from the main Scottish tourist route. The coast is fairly flat, characterised by large stretches of sand dunes backed by forests and wide bays. Further inland the landscape changes to agricultural, rising up across empty moorland, criss-crossed by rivers and glens towards the foothills of the Cairngorms.

Elgin, Moray's capital is an elegant town offering an array of historic features to view including the magnificent 13th Century cathedral. There is also a Biblical garden, museum with fossil collections and Drumin Castle, a 14th Century tower house.

Not surprisingly this area is a haven for hikers. A network of paths and quiet back roads link the coastal towns and villages making it easy to explore the mosaic of farmland, woodland and shore. Follow the Moray Coastal Trail from Forres and you will eventually reach historic Cullen. Along the way you will find information boards describing your journey.

This unspoilt county abounds with wildlife, such as ospreys, otters, crested tits, red squirrels, pine martens and bottlenose dolphins. Visit Culbin Forest which stands on one of the largest sand dune systems in Britain, and Culbin Bar the best example of a shingle spit.

Visitors to the region will also discover a string of ancient Highland communities all offering you a warm welcome and a variety of attractions. From Historic ruins and castles to dynamic eco-communities, from scenic coastal woodland walks to thrilling climbing, skiing and mountain biking. Whether you want to stroll along the riverbank or beach, or tackle something more adventurous, there are always plenty of options when it comes to getting active.

Moray offers a real taste of the true traditions of the Highlands that is sure to have you coming back again and again.

Things to do nearby

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.

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