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Peaceful Highland cottage



Updated: 13-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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.

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About the Owner

Edward Greenwell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 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.

3 Reviews

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(3 traveller reviews)



  • 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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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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  • 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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Activity and Interests

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

Prices and Availability

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

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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Updated: 13-Apr-2017


From the Owner

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

Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • mountain


  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

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