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House in Highlands, upgraded internally, with large garden beside River Feshie

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A 3 bedroom house by river where pets are welcome just 6 miles from Aviemore

Ord cottage and the bothy are set in over half an acre of land, adjacent to the river at Feshiebridge. It is ideally located for exploring the Highlands as it is only 5km from the A9 but if you just want to relax it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and there is plenty to do locally. Glen Feshie is a quiet and lovely Highland glen with abundant wildlife, we see red squirrels, deer, osprey and lots of birds including crested tits. There is excellent mountain biking and walking; canoeing, dinghy sailing and windsurfing on Loch Insh, 1km from cottage and swimming in the river close to the house. Despite being in a quiet location it is only 10km from all the facilities of Aviemore.

Ord Cottage has 3 bedrooms (1 double, 2 twins) a large sitting room with open fire, a sofa bed and uninterrupted views of the river and glen, a large, very well equipped, newly refurbished kitchen/ dining room, a new bathroom and a shower room with a walk in shower.

Part of the garden is fenced and therefore is safe for small children.

The house is ideal for families and many have returned, approximately 70% of guests have stayed before. Our aim is to provide family and pet friendly accommodation at a reasonable budget.

The bothy is sometimes used by the owner and her family for the weekend, we will not intrude on your holiday as the cottage and it's garden are 2.5m above the bothy.

Mountain biking track runs past cottage and watersports are available on Loch Inch 1 miles away.

If you have stayed before please text me on 07590 465565 for returning guest's discount.

More Details

Owner
Alison Wagstaff
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

Amenities

Kingussie House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have wardrobes
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The outdoor pool is in the river, there are 2 deep pools where swimming is safe within 100m of the house

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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House in Highlands, upgraded internally, with large garden beside River Feshie
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews
5

Excellent clean comfortable property, ideally suited for walkers and lovers of wildlife.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage surrounded by woodland and the River Feshie at the bottom of the front garden. The owner has thought of everything to give holidaymakers a good holiday. There is a cupboard full of puzzles, toys, games and books for bad weather days. For wildlife watchers there is a squirrel feeding station in the woods that can be seen from the kitchen and dining room windows and a bird feeder outside and food provided. We have many wonderful photos of red squirrels ,siskins, woodpeckers etc. It is a lovely picturesque part of Scotland with many small Lochs and Natures Reserves surrounded by mountains. It was our first visit to Scotland and we couldn't have wished for a better holiday.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your first trip to Scotland and hope you'll come back.
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5

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

quite for walking.Many places to see with out driving to far,good food and friendly people.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely spot for a long weekend break

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Ord Cottage. The cottage had everything we needed for a cosy and relaxing stay, plus the surrounding area is stunning with loads to see and do. The swimming pools in the Feshie are great too, although I definitely needed the wetsuit at this time of year. Thanks for a wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review, it was nice to meet you and it's great to know you enjoyed your stay. I am very impressed you went swimming in April, I usually wait till June ! Alison
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4

Splendid location

  • 4 of 5

A very nice place situated right for walking the exiting surroundings and driving central highlands. A very kind and helpful owner living neaby.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a few houses around aviemore as prefer not to be in the town - this house is the best house so far.

There is loads of space inside for 6 people and a sofa bed for the 7th and 8th if required. It is fully equipped and everything worked (unlike other houses) and the log fire just added to the atmosphere and stay.

The owner was really welcoming and helpful also. A gem of a house if you want to be a short 10 min drive outside the noise of aviemore.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

What is not to like about Ord Cottage. We have returned many years, our Flatcoat Retriever just loves it, so do we. Most comfortable, thank you Alison x

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Kincraig
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Aviemore or Kingussie
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Aviemore
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A9
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Kincraig
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Cairngorm
Car: recommended

On forestry track, adjacent to River Feshie, about 70m up track from B970 where it crosses the river.

Ski: Cairngorm ski area 15km from cottage.

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Rates & Availability

Kingussie House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$747
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$579
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Cleaning optional £50, but will be charged if cottage not left as it was found.
Price includes all heating and electricity.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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