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Croft holidays (loft cottage)

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottage 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 cottage well equipped, warm and comfortable. The cottage is rated 3* by Wyndhams Vacation rentals (2019). 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. This cottage is a family cottage best suited for a couple with up to 2 children; there is a king-size bed and two singles in a ...The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottage 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 cottage well equipped, warm and comfortable. The cottage is rated 3* by Wyndhams Vacation rentals (2019). 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. This cottage is a family cottage best suited for a couple with up to 2 children; there is a king-size bed and two singles in a large upstairs bedroom with an additional sofabed downstairs. 5 can be accommodated at a squeeze; we really only recommend this if combined with Barn cottage when 8 can comfortably be accommodated between the 2 cottages. Features: • Available all year • Prices from £280 p.w. • Pets welcome • Wi-fi, TV • parking and garden 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 20 September 2016

The whole point of hiring a holiday cottage is so that it feels like home - and Loft does. Warm, comfortable - spotlessly clean - we had a great stay. We were lucky with the weather, so didn't get much time to use any of...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Lorasmum
ABridgen1, VR Owner at Croft holidays (loft cottage), responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you Lorasmum

Reviewed 16 June 2016

Visited croft holidays for the weekend in the beginning of June. The cottages are situated in a nice location not too far from Aviemore and other attractions. It's a self catering accomodation,very clean and self sufficient.Our children enjoyed the farm land around the area and...More

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank galina175
ABridgen1, VR Owner at Croft holidays (loft cottage), responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for reviewing our property and the recommendation.

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

Spent a week with my wife, daughter and dog in February and no one day has been the same in terms of weather and the way the landscape changed. The most appealing fact regarding the strategic position of the lodge is that it is right...More

Date of stay: February 2015
1  Thank Alessandro D
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

We arrived at "the loft" and were warmly welcomed by Anne. The cottage was very clean and tidy and had everything you needed. There were even a few store cupboard essentials! My favourite room was the bedroom with it's pitched ceiling and lovely big skylight....More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank 558nellc
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Hello everyone, we've had a great time at Loft Cottage. We're a family of 4 (2 kids) and we've really enjoyed our stay! The host was welcoming, friendly and helpful whenever we had a question. The cottage is perfect for families as the bedroom is...More

Date of stay: July 2013
1  Thank Anja S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
House Swap
Additional amenities & feature info
This cottage has a link door to Barn cottage (property 129276) and the two cottages can be booked together for up to 8 guests. The double bed is extra large (kingsize). Shared access to washing machine and drying room. Also ironing board and iron. Single bedsettee available in living room. Cottage is regularly repainted and upgraded. Original artwork within the cottage gives it a homely feel.
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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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