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Croft holidays (groups)

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
11 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The accommodation comprises 3 adjacent holiday cottages which can accommodate up to 11 in total (approx 4 in each). In addition, two of the cottages (Loft and Barn) have an interconnecting door. It works well for groups coming to join in the excellent New Year celebrations in this Highland village or for walking groups. We are popular with mountaineering groups as there is easy access to the mountains of the Cairngorms, Monadhliath and also Creag Meagaidh. We also have an efficient drying room for wet walking gear. The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottages and garden. We are located above the village so these can be enjoyed in peace and quiet. In the foreground are sheep and lambs, as we are in a crofting area, togeth...The accommodation comprises 3 adjacent holiday cottages which can accommodate up to 11 in total (approx 4 in each). In addition, two of the cottages (Loft and Barn) have an interconnecting door. It works well for groups coming to join in the excellent New Year celebrations in this Highland village or for walking groups. We are popular with mountaineering groups as there is easy access to the mountains of the Cairngorms, Monadhliath and also Creag Meagaidh. We also have an efficient drying room for wet walking gear. The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottages and garden. We are located above the village so these can be enjoyed in peace and quiet. In the foreground are sheep and lambs, as we are in a crofting area, together with lapwings, curlews, oyster catchers and hares. But also our guests also find the cottages well equipped, warm and comfortable. Two of the cottages were rated at 3* from 2013- 2017 by Wyndham Vacation rentals and previously by Visit Scotland. The majority of our guests come to walk or bike, which can be done from the door. The Newtonmore wildcat trail is only 200m from the house. And there is an unlimited number of local walks and rides. Other local activities include golf, fishing, gliding, skiing and horse riding. More
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About the Owner
Anne B
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2010
Interaction with guests
We live on site and will generally be around the evening you arrive to greet you. The level of interaction is up to you! Most guests prefer their own space so we try not to impose ourselves, but we are on hand to answer any queries (or if we are away ourselves we provide phone and email contact numbers). This week I have provided information on local health support and local music sessions for instance! There are 3 cottages onsite so there is also the opportunity to chat with other holiday makers.
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Stayed in Loft Cottage with 2 children and 2 dogs. The cottage is in a beautiful location, dog walking across the moors from the door, with wildlife on your doorstep and fabulous views. Ideal for those who love a peaceful country setting but easy access...More

Date of stay: February 2014
1  Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I would recommend Croft Cottages to anybody who loves a peaceful relaxing holiday. The views are spectacular the accommodation is excellently equipped with every gadget you could possibly need. The owners are close by but not intrusive but they are there if you require any...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank Moira B
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Agree largely with the description by 'star7474', we stayed in the same cottage, our choice being defined by looking for somewhere in the area that would do the days we wanted (tuesday to sunday) within our budget. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and found the...More

Date of stay: June 2012
Thank Steve0i0
Reviewed 21 July 2011

We stayed in Croft cottages for 4 nights in the Loft (centred Cottage, while we stayed in Newtonmore. The cottage was very clean and had all the needed untensils needed for cooking, and there was also a room for washing and drying your clothes. The...More

Date of stay: July 2011
2  Thank star7474
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
House Swap
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Does this holiday rental have a loft?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Newtonmore is a traditional highland village with a long and colourful history: visitors can learn more at the Highland folk museum or Clan Macpherson museums located in the village. There is also an annual highland games and clan gathering in August as well as weekly shinty matches. Some of you will have seen the area featured in the popular TV programme ' Monarch of the Glen'. Today it depends on agriculture and tourism. The former can be enjoyed from the cottage in spring, when lambs skip in front of the cottage. Local restaurants serve good local produce to satisfy your appetite after a day spent hillwalking, mountain biking or skiing. Or you can pursue more artistic endeavours, such as photography, painting or learning how to make fused glass crafts at the cottage (not included). What more could you want!
Getting around
A car is helpful to see the most of the area but we welcome guests who arrive by bus, train or bike, meeting trains where possible. For train travel we suggest booking to Kingussie not Newtonmore as this has more frequent connections.
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