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Scottish cabin-style cottage with large garden in Braemar village

Bedrooms 3
Space 731 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom cabin sleeps 6 in village, extensive garden, decking, mountain views

Cosy cabin-style cottage sleeping up to 6 people in the grounds of the owners' own cottage but completely independent. The cabin has two double and one twin bedroom, a living room/kitchen and bathroom and is all on one level. The cabin has wrap-around decking, use of the extensive garden and plenty parking. The cabin is in the village of Braemar with excellent hiking in the summer from the door as well as being 20 minutes from Glen Shee for winter ski-ing. Shops, restaurants and the bus are all close by.

We are happy to accommodate children by supplying a travel cot and high chair. The large, wilder part of the garden behind the chalet does have a pond and this part of the garden is fenced off.

More Details

Fiona Hunter
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Fiona Hunter

My husband and I work in General Practice - he is a GP and I am a management consultant. Our cabin is located in the grounds of our weekend home in Braemar. During the week we are just one hour away, in Aberdeen. We love to spend time in Braemar and take advantage of the many activities available as well as a regular programme of cultural events and festivals during the year.

Fiona Hunter purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Fiona Hunter chose Braemar

When we bought this property, we were astounded by the garden and the opportunities presented by having a separate "guest house", which is now our rental cabin. We very much enjoy welcoming people to our property.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin in ideally suited in Braemar village but with excellent access to all surrounding areas, especially if you are keen on walking or ski-ing. There are several shops and restaurants in Braemar, all within about 400 yards of the cabin. The cabin is completely independent of our own, older-style traditional cottage so guests are able to come and go in complete freedom and enjoy their stay.


Braemar Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 731 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is a spacious bathroom with storage and a large shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • There are two double and one twin bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Scottish cabin-style cottage with large garden in Braemar village
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Great stay in Braemar

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Bedside Manor for 7 dyas and had a really great stay. The cabin is located in a lovely garden with views to the surrounding mountains. The garden is like a japanese walking garden with new views everywhere and with a very nice pond.

The cabin is situated at easy walking distance to the butcher and coop and is very cosy and comfortable with dishwasher and washing machine/dryer.

The hosts are very friendly and do a great job at making you feeling welcome!

We will definitely stay here if we are going to Braemar again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Hans, we are absolutely delighted that you had such a good stay and found everything to your satisfaction. Please come back.
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In a word, great!

  • 5 of 5

Red, squirrels, peace and quiet. We will be back. This place was a great short notice find. Thanks for having us.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy cabin, with large garden teaming with wildlife.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyable stay at the cottage which has all the essentials. Brilliant location in Braemar. Would recommend if you are a fan of wildlife looking to explore the local area as large wooded garden also has an abundance of wildlife.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Claire We were so pleased you loved the cabin so much. Thank you not only for this review but also for the very detailed one you took the time to leave in the cabin itself - you have seen much more we usually do! We would be delighted to welcome you back some day. Best regards Fiona and Colin Hunter
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Suprisingly spacious, clean and comfortable cabin set in superb location.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful stay in January. The cabin was clean,comfortable and contained everything you require.Outside is a large decking area which was very nice to sit out on under the stars(patio heater would have made it superb) overlooking the large private garden area, our dog loved it.Set in a beautiful location with a nice coffee shop at the Bothy and a great pub at Moorfield House, I would highly recommend this property. Thanks to Fiona and Colin, we would love to revisit in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Garry We would love to welcome you back! We are delighted you loved the property and its location so much. Thank you for taking the trouble to leave a review. Fiona and Colin Hunter
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Perfect Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is spacious and cosy and equipped with all you need for a wonderful holiday

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, warm, bright, well furnished

  • 5 of 5

Lovely. Fantastic garden with pond. Convenient for shops and pubs. Friendly hosts. Would recomend.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Aberdeen Airport
Nearest Golf
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Car: recommended

Braemar is a great setting for a summer or winter holiday in the mountains. Loads of outdoor activities year-round, lots of wildlife and interesting places to visit both nearby and a little further afield in the Highlands


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $58.25
Pet Fee $25.89

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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