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Larch Cottage at Highland Holiday Cottages

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Larch Cottage is a luxurious and spacious one bedroom self-catering cottage in the heart of the Caringorms National Park near Aviemore. The cottage is part of Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages, a top quality family run small business offering amazing pet friendly accommodation and is #1 on TripAdvisor in the area. The cottage is accessed through a large hallway/porch where you can store all your outdoor gear and boots. The open plan living room is cosy and offers all of the creature comforts of a home from home including leather sofa, eco friendly wood burning stove, 32” HD satellite TV, DVD, portable stereo and Internet access via free-to-access WiFi broadband. The kitchen is well equipped with hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and all of the equipment needed to self...Larch Cottage is a luxurious and spacious one bedroom self-catering cottage in the heart of the Caringorms National Park near Aviemore. The cottage is part of Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages, a top quality family run small business offering amazing pet friendly accommodation and is #1 on TripAdvisor in the area. The cottage is accessed through a large hallway/porch where you can store all your outdoor gear and boots. The open plan living room is cosy and offers all of the creature comforts of a home from home including leather sofa, eco friendly wood burning stove, 32” HD satellite TV, DVD, portable stereo and Internet access via free-to-access WiFi broadband. The kitchen is well equipped with hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and all of the equipment needed to self cater in comfort (e.g. blender, cafetiere, small thermos flask and knife sharpener). The bedroom is light and airy with beautiful wooden king-size bed. Guests have access to free fishing in the Lochan, which is stocked with brown & rainbow trout and to buy any fish caught and not put back for £5. There is also a golf practice area, a games room (with a table football table, playstation and various other games), and mountain bikes to borrow on a first come first saved basis. Guests are also free to borrow a BBQ, take ice from the ice machine, or make use of the communal laundry room for a wash or dry at a small cost. The price includes towels and linen, and a large basket of logs for the wood burning stove, but excludes electricity which you pay by honesty box and card meter in the cottage (we make no profit from this charge). The cottage was extensively and sympathetically renovated in late 2017 including: new Hypnos mattress, complete internal re-painting, new/improved lighting, new internal oak doors, new carpets, new curtains, new soft furnishings and pictures and a new fleet of mountain bikes.More
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About the Manager
Lily Mayne (Property Manager Lily Jon)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages is a family-run business and we live on site. In order to give you the greatest flexibility possible for your arrival we will leave the cottage unlocked ready for you, with the key inside. While we respect some guest’s preference for privacy, we hope to meet all of our guests during the course of their stay and are always available to answer questions or address issues. Guests are welcome to knock on the door to the house or to contact us by phone if we are not on site for any reason.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third time we've stayed (the second time in Larch) and each time it gets better. The cottage is beautiful, comfortable and very well equipped. The location is stunning. The surrounding area is beautiful, and perfect for outdoor activities and peace and quiet....More

Date of stay: July 2019
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LOUISE M, VR Owner at Larch Cottage at Highland Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your most recent stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 18 June 2019

We had a fantastic stay at larch cottage, the location was beautiful with walks from the door. The owners were very friendly and there if you needed anything. The cottage was decorated to a very high standard, lovely furnishings, kitchen really well equipped and one...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Claire M
LOUISE M, VR Owner at Larch Cottage at Highland Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review Claire and we hope that you will be able to return soon.

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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Ideal cottage for 2. Very well appointed with everything you need for a stay. Beautifully furnished inside and set in a fantastic location scenically. Ideal for walking and cycling. After a days activities it's great to come back to a lovely cottage and a lovely...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Crubenbeg, VR Owner at Larch Cottage at Highland Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great little retreat with so many good walks in the area. I particularly enjoyed the one on the Laggan right of way, starting at the cottages. Loch Ericht, walking from Dalwhinnie is another lovely walk and you can park at the filling station. An ideal...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sheila G
Crubenbeg, VR Owner at Larch Cottage at Highland Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review and we are delighted you and Chloe enjoyed your stay. We will see if we can making the microwave a little less daunting to operate! We hope that you will come back to see us at some point in...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is set in a rural location near Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park half a mile off the main A9 Glasgow/Edinburgh-Inverness road. It is a perfect location from which to explore the Cairngorms and numerous local attractions including the Cairngorm Mountain Funicular, Strathspey Steam Railway, Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum, Dalwhinnie Distillery, Landmark Forest Adventure Park and House of Bruar. For trips further afield, the A9 provides good access north/south, while the nearby A86 opens up the west, with Fort William only 75 minutes away. For activity enthusiasts the area offers almost unlimited opportunities for walkers, mountain bikers, golfers and water sports enthusiasts.
How to get there
Northbound on the A9: approximately 6 miles past the first Dalwhinnie turn off, on the first stretch of dual carriageway, turn left at the sign for Crubenmore. Southbound on the A9: approximately 3 miles past the last sign for Newtonmore and 1 mile past the Glentruim sign, towards the end of the dual carriage way turn right for Crubenmore/Dalwhinnie. Drive over the railway bridge and turn right down a small private road for approximately ½ mile past two houses on the left and taking a fork to the left.
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