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Large Traditional Detached House Within The Cairngorms National Park, Speyside.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious and modernised detached Villa. Sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 4 public rooms, including games room with pool table!

Villa in Grantown-on-Spey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Quiet Location, Yet Within Walking Distance Of All Local Amenities And The River Spey. Rosemount is a large and spacious detached Victorian villa set in a secure 1/3 acre garden and grounds. Situated in Grantown-on-Spey, it is ideally located for all local amenities and yet on the doorstep of the beautiful 18th century Anagach Woods and the world famous River Spey. With comfort and luxury in mind, we completely refurbished our home in 2012/13. Rosemount comfortably sleeps 8 in 4 spacious bedrooms on the first floor. The ground floor consists of the lounge, snug, large open-plan kitchen / diner, utility room and well equipped games room including a brand new American Pool table, added summer 2016! There are 2 bathrooms, one with walk-in shower and the other with separate bath and walk-in shower. In addition to the newly installed oil-fired central heating we have two wood burning stoves. Rosemount is also our own much loved holiday home and we have furnished and equipped it to a standard that we always looked for when renting holiday homes in the past.


Owner
Elaine Wood
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Elaine Wood

I live in Edinburgh with my husband, 2 children and 2 labradors.

Elaine Wood purchased this house in 2012

Why Elaine Wood chose Grantown-on-Spey

We wanted to invest in a holiday home and Rosemount was the house we fell in love with. We make the short trip up north as often as we can, but due to work commitments cannot live there permanently.

We hope you enjoy holidaying in our home as much we do!

What makes this house unique

Rosemount has the rare combination of being on the doorstep of the great outdoors, with all the Cairngorm National Park has to offer and yet conveniently located one street away from the High Street of Grantown-on-Spey. This small highland town has all the amenities you will need for your Highland holiday.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been to many self catering, dog-friendly holiday homes in the past but none as luxurious as Rosemount. Mrs C McDonald, Edinburgh May 2013

We had a wonderfully relaxed girls weekend at Rosemount, the showers are amazing! Mrs M Saunders, Milnathort, June 2013.
May 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Craig Bar
Nearest Golf
150 Metres
Grantown on Spey Golf Club
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Carrbridge
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
The Garth Hotel
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
The Cairngorms
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Loch Morlich
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beach is Findhorn, a 45 minute drive away.

Loch Morlich has a small beach and excellent sailing facilities on the Loch. Loch Eilein is beautiful and both are approximately within 25 minutes by car.

Travel:

Inverness Airport is approximately 50 minutes by car.

A car is recommended to explore the surrounding areas, however Rosemount is conveniently located so that the local town of Grantown-on-Spey and the countryside are all within easy walking distance.

Distances:

River Spey 1/2 mile

Carrbridge (Landmark) 7 miles

Aviemore 12 miles

Inverness 40 miles

Amenities

Grantown-on-Spey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Ground floor: WC, sink and heated towel rail. First floor: Shower room with WC, sink and large walk-in shower. Heated towel rail and underfloor heating. First floor: Main bathroom with Large walk in shower, bath, sink, WC, towel rail, underfloor heating
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: 2 single beds Bedroom 2: 2 small double (4ft) beds Bedroom 3: 1 super kingsize bed Bedroom 4: 1 kingsize bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement, extra £20 cleaning charge will apply. Strictly no smoking. In order to allow you the minimum of packing for a self-catering holiday, an initial supply of the following items will be available: Toilet rolls, hand wash, bleach, fairy liquid, kitchen cloth and dish towel, dishwasher tablets, salt, pepper, olive oil, tea, coffee, sugar and a locally sourced welcome pack to get your holiday started. From the solid oak flooring to granite worktops in the kitchen; natural stone tiled bathrooms with under floor heating and lighted steam free mirrors in the bathrooms; 1500 pocket sprung mattresses in leather beds to Egyptian cotton bedding in the bedrooms and brand new furnishings throughout the feeling of luxury in our home is apparent. Enjoy! Outside: The rear garden is enclosed and largely laid to lawn. Benched seating, dining table & chairs, BBQ, 11 foot trampoline and swing. Outhouses contain a selection of bikes for the renters use. Renter must check all facilities are safe for their own use and leave all items as they find them. Utility Room: Houses central heating system and boiler. AEG washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Pulley and sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Price includes wifi broadband, oil, electricity and initial basket of logs & coal. White fluffy towels and Egyptian cotton bedding. Mid week clean is not included but can be arranged at extra cost to the renter. A grocery welcome pack is included. Other: The Games room is accessed directly from the kitchen/diner. This is a large room with sofa, swivel chair and bean bags. Smart TV with freesat, DVD player and Wii console with a selection of games. Football table. Selection of kids games, books, dvds.

Reviews

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Large Traditional Detached House Within The Cairngorms National Park, Speyside.
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 27 reviews
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Superb

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect. Well equipped, comfortable, cosy and in a perfect location. We were a group of 4 adults and 2 kids - Our 2 kids (9/11) loved the trampoline and the pool table and indeed so did the big kids! Great walks both direct from the house and within short distance by car. My kids want to book again for next year, we may become regulars. Thank you for sharing your lovely holiday home.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our home. It sounds like you enjoyed the house as much as we do! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Rosemount -clearly a much loved home with lots of attention to detail. We felt very much at home immediately with lovely touches such as ready set fires in the log burners and a great welcome hamper with the essentials and more. Right on the doorstep of woodland trails which was perfect for walking the dogs. We loved getting out and about but were secretly grateful for a rainy day so we could just cosy up in this house. Perfect and we will be back. Thank you Elaine !

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review our home, it really is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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5

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest houses I've ever been in.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Great stay in a wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

Great holiday in a very nice home! Everything was clean and tidy. Spacious and convenient. Wi-Fi is working well, there are two TVs, a pool table and much more. Also Grantown is a good central spot to start exploring the Speyside and visit whisky distilleries. Will surely book again!

- Description of the house was accurate

- Clean property and well maintained

- The owner was very nice and helpful before, during and after the stay

Make sure to visit 'The Craig Bar' a few houses down the street. Nice pies and a very charismatic bartender! (Robbie)

Enjoy your stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property well fitted out

  • 5 of 5

We had planned for more people to stay for longer so we rather rattled around this sizeable property. We are used to Scotland, so the weather didn't faze us, although on the whole I think we were lucky with it (Don't forget your waterproofs). We had our Labrador with us and the whole place was eminently suitable and dog friendly. The garden is now a tad small for the property but is plenty good enough for a short stay. We found lots of things to do, we walked the forest, up to the viewpoints, from Aviemore to Boat of Garten, up Cairngorm (no dogs allowed up the railway), and around the Osprey centre woods (although the dog wasn't allowed in the centre itself). The highlight of my stay was watching salmon leaping at the falls of Shin and also at Rogie falls - we were intending to go and see the Moray dolphins, but ran out of time. The Strathspey railway was useful for a rainy day, as were distillery tours. We visited Balmoral, and the scenery on the way was stunning! Ballater is a lovely town too. We also did a 4x4 experience on the Alvie estate near Aviemore. All in all we had a lovely holiday, and recommend the house and area to everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Very helpful notes on the surrounding area, especially for dog owners, holidaying in the region. If you decide to visit us again you would be most welcome.
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5

A lovely traditional house.

  • 5 of 5

The property is traditional but very nicely updated, thoughtfully equipped and a pleasure to stay in. The street is very quiet, the village has all the essentials you need and there are great places within easy reach in all directions.

For anyone wanting a quiet, peaceful country getaway this has it all. We loved our stay and wished we could have been there longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our home. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, should you wish to return. kind regards Elaine
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $26.69
Refundable damage deposit $333.64

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, entry at 4pm and departure at 10am. This is flexible if the property is not booked either side of the rental period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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