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Peaceful Highland cottage

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Keepers Cottage is a delightful, recently refurbished, traditional Highland house. It is situated on Dalmigavie, a secluded private estate. The house is let as a whole, with three twin bedrooms, and a large, well-equipped kitchen and dining room with a lovely open plan sitting room with a log stove.

Dalmigavie lies at 1100 ft, and is surrounded by miles of empty 'Monahdliath Mountains'. There is a long track from the house up the glen and then into the hills. During the Spring when birds are nesting, we ask guests to avoid walking on the open hill, especially with dogs. Almost every British bird of prey has been seen at Dalmigavie. David and Lorna Paton, the resident game-keeper and and housekeeper, have been at Dalmigavie for 14 years and live in a cottage close by.

House rules: No dogs allowed in the house accept by prior arrangement.

Dogs to be kept on leads outside (sheep, deer, red squirrels) and nesting birds in the Spring - woodcock, curlew, oyster catchers, green plovers, grouse, amongst others.

Please treat the house, grounds, river and hills with care and respect.s a secluded Highland estate set amid lovely mountain scenery. Once you cross our bridge over the river Findhorn you are in a little world of your own.

Dalmigavie is 6 miles off the A9 near Tomatin. It is 40 minutes from Inverness airport, and 20 minutes from the station at Carrbridge. Two hours from Edinburgh. A car is needed, and the last 100m to the house is up a steep vehicular track. There are several good golf courses in the vicinity. The coast is 45 minutes away. The weather can be wild and cold, or warm and balmy, sometimes on successive days!

If you enjoy fishing, you can take a day or two of salmon fishing on 4 miles of the Findhorn at Dalmigavie at a cost of £50 per day. Rods are not provided. Let us know in advance in case it is already booked. We can take up to 4 rods at a time.

More Details

Owner
Edward Greenwell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2017

About Edward Greenwell

Four generations of our family have had holiays at Dalmigavie, enjoying the walking, landscape, wildlife and solitude.

Edward Greenwell purchased this house in 1966

What makes this house unique

A warm and cosy house, set deep in the Scottish Highlands. It offers peace and solitude.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Inverness in Highland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Peaceful Highland cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Peculiar, MO
5

You must go here!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome location, charming cottage for our group of 5. We had all the comforts of home in this highland retreat. Lorna, the caretaker, made us feel right at home. Short drive to Inverness and surrounding sights plus very secluded, nature filled area. We so enjoyed our stay. 5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We have great stay in this lovely cottage, and like our home! Love it and enjoy it. Will return back again soon! Many thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully equipped cottage in a beautiful remote location outside of Inverness.

  • 5 of 5

Six of us (3 couples; same family) stayed in this cottage and it was perfect for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brussels
5

Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at the cottage! We hated to leave! We look forward to coming back again someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Carrbridge
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Carrbridge
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Tomatin
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Aviemore
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Findhorn Bay
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Inverness, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
£1,150
£4,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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