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4 Star Accommodation. 3 Ensuites Bedrooms, Oak Floors, Open Plan, Woodburne

Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey, Highland, UK
  • House699 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 5 nights

Selfcatering Accommodation, B&B Grantown-on-Spey, Scottish Highlands - C5min Walk to Spey River; The SpeyWay. Dava Way. 8 Golf Courses. Speyside, Cairngorm Mountain

Modern, Contemporary 4 star Accommodation. Offering Self catering or Bed and Breakfast: you decide.

Tulach Ard House is situated on edge of a Traditional Historical Highland Town of Grantown on Spey.

Grantown on Spey is a Gateway to Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Moray. Historic Banff. Ideal for Loch Ness, Inverness, and Nairn.

Tulach Ard House provides for you an open plan living, fitted kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fan-assisted oven Oak Flooring, Biomass Woodburning Stove. Decking, Wifi, Off Road Parking.

3 spacious Bedrooms. All rooms have generous ensuite bathrooms, (Sleeps 6).


Claire Mackenzie

Member Since 2014
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Mar 06, 2018
About Claire Mackenzie

Claire & Douglas Mackenzie are both from Scotland. Central & North Perthshire and The Isle of Skye. Douglas' ideal posting would be manning a Light House on West Coast. Lochinver and Summer Isles are a must see. Sutherland up to Cape Wrath! For Claire's ideal posting/location would be from the sea enjoying the Isles of the West Coast and Out Hebrides. However travelling the world would be nice. Tulach Ard House in the Cairngorms, Moray is their chosen home. We enjoy life near & on the Spey River, Moray Coast. Whisky Tasting trips and historical Scotland on our doorstep. Grantown on Spey is a 'Gateway' to so much we love living here.

Claire Mackenzie purchased this House in 2010

Why Claire Mackenzie chose Grantown-on-Spey

Grantown on Spey is a quiet thriving traditional highland town in Strathspey & Badenoch a region in the Scottish Highlands. We chose Grantown on Spey primarily looking at what we wanted and needed as a family. Having 2 main train lines 30minutes away and Airports of Inverness and Aberdeen have also contributed to our move to Grantown in 2010.

What makes this House unique

Tulach Ard House adapts to suit our guests, their needs, comfort and so much more. Places of Interest include: Cairngorm National Park, Outdoor Activity Centre of Scotland Ballindalloch Castle, Inveravon Pictish Stones. Speyside Whisky Distilleries, The Speyside Cooperage. River Spey, Fishing. Picnic Knockando District Textiles Mill circa 1784 Steam Railways of Strathspey, Dunrobin and Dufftown to Keith Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle & Inverness The Trail of the 7 Lochs. Dores, Falls of Foyers The Castle Trail from Grantown to Banff & Aberdeenshire. Culbin Forest, Sands and Findhorn Bay The Moray Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay Highland Shopping: Fine Cashmere, Knitwear. Tweeds and Pottery. Walk The Speyside Way, The Dava Way and Backham Way. 3 Championship Golf Courses and 8 Unique Local Golf Courses. Birdwatching: The Osprey Centre, Loch Garten, Loch Insh Cawdor Castle


    • Internet
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Ground Floor Double Ensuite
        1 double, Dbl Mirrored Wardrobe generous ensuite bathroom, Freeview TV
      • East Wing
        2 twin/ single, Sunny Twin Bedroom, spacious shower ensuite, Dbl Wardrobe TV
      • West Wing
        2 twin/ single, Spacious Twin Bedroom with generous Ensuite Bathroom, TV.
      • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Gold Room Solid Pine Double Bed. Ensuite Bath & Shower over. Bedroom 2 - West Twin (2 Solid Pine Beds) Ensuite Bath & Shower over. Bedroom 3 - East Twin (2 Solid Stained Pined Beds) Spacious Ensuite Shower.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Shower room 1
      • All bathroom are ensuite

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Rural
        • Town
        • Village


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Historic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      Oak flooring found throughout the open plan living and dining room. Our Biomass Stove acts as fire place and is enjoyed by all. Our Local Produce is fabulous. Breakfasts served here and created to suit the needs and requirements of guests.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                      Wifi included
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Heating
                      Biomass Wood-burning Stove provides all.
                    • Parking
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully Fitted Kitchen. Microwave, Fan Assisted oven, electric hob. All essentials are provided.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Fan Assisted
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          Fitted Fridge. Additional bedroom fridges in upstairs bedrooms
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Open Living / Dining area
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                  Local Information
                                • Television
                                  Freeview TV


                                    • Bicycles
                                      Hiring Mountain Bikes and Bicycles locally is easy. the pathway here are fantastic
                                    • Golf
                                      8 local Strathspey Golf Courses. Golf Pass Available 14 miles to Spey Valley Championship Golf Course 38 miles to Castle Stuart Championship Golf Links 75miles to Royal Dornoch golf Course
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      There are activities centres galore and we are just 5minutes walk from Spey River
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      The garden to the front of the house provides greenery and sunshine. Beech Hedge and Wildlife abundant.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                      The Lounge Doors open onto Decking which receives the afternoon and evening sunshine. Which is fantastic
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      20miles to The Lecht Ski Car Park 24miles to The Cairngorm Funicular
                                    • Tennis
                                      Grantown on Spey Tennis Club is a short distance away.


                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair accessible
                                          There is a ramp to front door. Groundfloor double bedroom with ensuite. Stairs to 1st Floors for Bedrooms 2 & 3. Double Doors to Decking.

                                          Onsite Services

                                            • Concierge
                                            • Private Chef
                                            • Staff


                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • churches
                                                • forests
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • pond
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • ski privileges optional
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • whitewater rafting


                                                                • Outside: Garden, Decking. Outdoor Furniture enjoying evening sun and sunset. Utility Room: Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer available for guests Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Rooms are serviced daily. Towels changed when required.

                                                                  3 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Ideal location to explore Aviemore and the surrounding areas

                                                                  Mushtaq R.

                                                                  The owner (Clare) greeted us and made us feel welcome and provided all necessary information about the house, locality and so on. It is a very comfortable house with all mod-cons and would recommend it for friends or families.

                                                                  A truly fabulous place to stay

                                                                  Pauline A.

                                                                  What a lovely house- everything we needed. Help from Claire and Douglas whenever we needed it. The wood burning stove was magical and warm, as it was snowy and cold outside. The house is situated perfectly between two ski resorts, Aviemore and the Lecht. Our two teenagers loved the Lecht as they were beginners. The magic carpet travellator helped them enjoy their first experiences on skis and snowboards. The landscape is awesome and our two took loads of pictures and I got my pastels out and have made a start on a series of pictures. Thank you for a lovely break.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Delighted to know you all enjoyed your break and the house providing for you. Fabulous that Ski-ing 'The Lecht' rather than Cairngorms for you was a success. Wind factor and travelator carpet ride for beginners is key. It was a pleasure to meet you all. Claire x

                                                                  A great cottage in a fantastic location

                                                                  Bruce D.

                                                                  Lovely cottage set in a great location. perfect access to the woods in Grantown, and easy to get into town too for the pub/shop.

                                                                  The owners were lovely, and looked after our needs. the rooms were all well appointed, and everything worked really well. The wood pellet stove was super toasty.

                                                                  special mention must go to the fact that the kitchen knives were sharp, makes such a difference, as most self catering places have kitchen knives that couldn't cut soft butter.

                                                                  thanks for a great stay.


                                                                  Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey, Highland, UK

                                                                  Special interest holidays: Fishing on the Spey River Golfing Speyside Whisky Speyside Wildlife Coast/Beach: Moray Beaches and Coastal Trail. Findhorn - 27miles Rose Isle - 32miles Speybay - 39miles Loch Morlich Beach, Glenmore - 20miles Spey River beach - 10minute Walk Travel: Rail Travel Aviemore Railway Station - 14miles Edinburgh & Glasgow links Inverness Railway Station - 34miles Edinburgh & Glasgow links Forres Railway Station - 22miles Aberdeen link Airports Inverness 33 miles scenic route, 39miles via A9 Aberdeen 75miles Edinburgh 138miles Glasgow 161miles Distances: Cairngorm National Park, Outdoor Activity Centre of Scotland. Aviemore 14miles. Braemar 45miles. Inverness 32miles. Forres 21miles. Golf -1mile. Speyside Whisky Distilleries, 14miles. The Cooperage. 24miles Steam Railway of Strathspey, 4miles Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle & Inverness, 33miles Gateway to The Castle Trail, Grantown to Banff & Aberdeenshire Further Details: Grantown on Spey has all needed. Gift Shops, 3 Banks & Cash Points. Post Office with Gold Post Box. Local Supermarket open late. Restaurants: The Garth, Grant Arms, The Craig Bar, plus just ask.. Our needs are meet locally so shopping is an easy daily occurrence on foot, by bicycle or other. Grants of Speyside: World Famous Blackpudding and Haggis. The Dairy: locally produced Vegetables, Fruit & Eggs The Spey Valley Smokehouse for locally smoked salmon, vension or beef. We have Macleans Bakery and alternatives c/o Walkers and The Deli.

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                                                                  Booking Notes: Full payment upon booking. Cancellations 12weeks or more will receive full refund, Cancellations 48weeks priors will receive 50% refund. Cancellations 4weeks prior are non refundable. Holiday Insurance is always advisable. Changeover Day: To Suit

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