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Large Detached Stone House Dating From 1790 Set In 2.5 Acres Of Private Grounds

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Grantown-on-Spey, on whisky trail, close to Aviemore, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Set In The Cairngorm National Park

This imposing country house from 1790 is located in the beautiful Cairngorm National Park and is located one mile from the pretty Highland town of Grantown-on-Spey. The holiday home is ideal for large families or groups of friends who want to spend a holiday together. It is fenced and is set back from the road. This detached stone built house is well decorated and offers a living area of 280 sqm space for up to thirteen people. The spacious kitchen has a fully equipped dining area for eight persons and is equipped with all modern appliances and utensils. Furthermore, there is a dining room with a large dining table with seating for twelve. The living room offers comfortable sofas and a fireplace for cozy evenings. Initial firewood is provided and extra logs can be bought locally. The house has central heating. On the ground floor there is also a private TV room for the kids. Adults and children have lots of fun playing billiards or table tennis. The villa is set in 2.5 acres with a large lawn, paddock and hedged garden with parking for several cars. Two well behaved pets are welcome with a rear tiled porch ideal for pet baskets. pets are not allowed in the bedrooms. All local amenities in Grantown-on-Spey shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, sports facilities, golf courses and tennis courts are located within a distance of 1.5 kilometers. It is only 400 meters from the River Spey. The national park is a paradise for all outdoor activities. Golfers will find near numerous golf courses, which are also accessible for guests. The villa is situated on the road whiskey. Known as Glenfarclas Distillery, Glenlivet, Macallan Aberlour and can be reached in a few minutes by car.


Owner
Malcolm Reynolds
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, swedish
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Malcolm Reynolds

Now resident in Sweden but originally from Grantown on Spey and with close family ties in the area we have been letting Achnagonalin as a holiday house successfully for 12 years with very positive feedback.

Recommendations to our guests are based on personal knowledge and experience of the area and attractions

Malcolm Reynolds purchased this villa in 2002

Why Malcolm Reynolds chose Scotland

The Spey Valley is an area of outstanding natural beauty now recognised in its status as Cairngorm National Park.

extensive visitor attractions nearby, mountain sports in summer and winter an and extensive golf, fishing cycling and hiking possibilities

What makes this villa unique

Very spacious, easily accommodates large groups, separate lounges, dining, kitchen, pool/ snooker and table tennis gives opportunity for kids to have fun indoors.

Outdoors is spacious gardens with large flat lawn and wooded area

Set back from a B-road the house enjoys a peaceful location

Guestbook comments from the owner

Miller Family - Fantastic house in a stunning location. 4 families stayed in the house during our break but the size of the house allows privacy. Great place and great memories.



Comments very favourable regarding comfortable and warm accommodation ideally suited for large parties or family gatherings
Apr 2015
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Amenities

Grantown-on-Spey Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Three bathrooms, all with baths, 1 bathroom has separate shower cubicle
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 13 (7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 4 double bedrooms king sized beds, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with 1 single bed. 1 cot available
Entertainment:
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Achnagonalin is a very large spacious house set on three floors and easily accommodates the stated number of guests Outside: Large level gardens to three sides of the property together with a fenced paddock and a hedged garden, Barbeque equiopment and outdoor furniture provided. Parking for 6 cars. Utility Room: Washing machine and separate tumbler dryer, iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels included in rent, final clean is included in rental Other: Dining room with large hand made oak table seating 12, separate sitting room, pool / snooker room, table tennis room, rear tiled porch. High charif for infants

Reviews

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Excellent Comfortable House

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The house was great, clean and has everything one needs. I would definitely recommend staying there.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great family house

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space and a great, safe garden for the children. Everything is not pristine and new but that helped us relax and enjoy the break. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Special interest holidays:

Fishing available on River Spey 500 metres

Stalking and sporting on local estates by arrangement

Coast/Beach:

Small sandy beach on River Spey 500 metres

Loch Morlich long sandy beach 30 minutes

Coastal beach Nairn 40 minutes

Travel:

Inverness Airport 40 minutes

Aberdeen Airport 90 minutes

Edinburgh 2 hours

Glasgow 3 hours

Freely available car hire available

Distances:

Grantown on Spey 1,5 km

Glenfarclas Distillery 15 minutes, Distilleries Dalwhinnie, Aberlour, Glenfiddich, Macallan under 1 hour drive.

Loch Ness 45 minutes

Further Details:

Grantown on Spey 1,5 km all local facilities, sports centre with swimming pool, tennis club

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Rates & Availability

Grantown-on-Spey Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,329
 
 
Autumn Winter 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$517
$2,199
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,234
 
 
New Year 2017 2018
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,881
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$517
$2,199
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,717
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 15 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$517
$2,199
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,329
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$485
$2,070
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323.4

Changeover Day:
Weekly bookings Saturdays high season, flexible for short breaks

Guests are responsible for the cost of any telephone calls made on the fixed line

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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