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Two Storey House With Fabulous Mountain Views

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Lynchat, Kingussie, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Beautiful Location Located 1 Mile From The Town Of Kingussie And 10 Miles From Aviemore

A beautiful modern 2 storey house in the quiet hamlet of Lynchat by the town of Kingussie. Offering beautiful views over the Spey Valley and over to the Cairngorm mountains. Close to a host of sports and leisure pursuits Sneuk Head offers a relaxing retreat. Only one mile off the main A9 highway and within 2 miles of Kingussie railway station. The property has 3 bed rooms and comfortably sleeps 8. The house is equipped with all modern conveniences.


Owner
Michael Braidwood
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 November, 2017

About Michael Braidwood

I am in my mid 40s and have two teenage children. I work in the Club / Sports sector. The main attraction for me buying a property in the Cairngorm National Park was due to enjoying a number of great family holidays in the area. There is so much to do and definitely something for everyone. The area is so beautiful and relaxing that I find it a great place to recharge my batteries!

Michael Braidwood purchased this house in 2006

Why Michael Braidwood chose Kingussie

I bought Sneuk Head in 2006 after experiencing many enjoyable family holidays in the Cairngorm National Park. At the time we lived over seas and used the house as a relaxing retreat and to allow my children to experience the great variety of outdoor activities on offer in the area. I used the house as a family home for one year when we returned to Scotland, it was great to live in the local area and learn more about what there is to do. Unfortunately work required me to move again so we now let the house to people looking to enjoy the local area.

As a family man who works in the Club and Sports industry I find the area a great place to relax and enjoy a variety of leisure pursuits.

What makes this house unique

The property feels remote, but it is very accessible being only 1 mile off the main highway (A9) and 1.5 miles from the small town of Kingussie which has a railway station.

Being in the centre of the Cairngorm National Park there is so much to do golf, skiing, cycling, walking, eating!, along with many heritage and cultural sites. The house over looks the Inch marshes which is a RSPA site so bird watching comes easily!

Location

Nearest Airport
76 Kilometres
Inverness Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
There are a number of bars in Kingussie
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Kingussie Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Kingussie Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A9
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
There are a number of restaurants in Kingussie
Nearest Ski
32 Kilometres
Cairngorm Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Loch Morlich
Car: recommended

Travel:

2.5 hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, 45 minutes from Inverness Airport. Within 2 miles of Kingussie railway station.

Distances:

1.5 miles from the town of Kingussie, 10 miles from Aviemore the main tourist centre of the area.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kingussie in Highland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to Bedroom 1 has a shower and WC, En-suite to Bedroom 2 has a shower, WC and underfloor heating, adjacent to Bedroom 3 is a bath room with a bath and WC. There is a separate down stairs toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed room 1 on the ground floor with a double bed, Bedroom 2 upstairs with a double bed, Bedroom 3 upstairs with twin beds. A sofa bed is on the upstairs landing.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Small garden with decking Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble drier, large double sinks Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provide for each week.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Two Storey House With Fabulous Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
5

Great framily vacation with everything to make it wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The house was lovely with everything we needed. We only wish our stay had been longer. The location was perfect. Very confortable. Owner communication good. Hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to accommodate you again in the future.
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5

Fantastic house in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful - the views are stunning, it is peaceful and we had a wonderful stay. Everything is just perfect, and we would return in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you I am glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the peaceful surroundings. I look forward to welcoming you back.
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5

Had Great Time! Will visit again for sure....!

  • 5 of 5

Picturesque place with scenic views in all directions. Centrally located. Very well connected to other parts of the Scotland. 2 Minutes drive from A9. So natural. Very well equipped with all facilities and amenities for you to just go there and have your best time of your life. Kids loved it. We loved it. Very warm and cozy. Lovely people and welcoming neighbours. Wish we were there for ever. It's a Heaven at the mercy of weather!. Everything is there, Thank you Michael & family.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review, I am glad you had a great time, hopefully you can stay for longer next time to explore more of the surrounding area. Best regards Mike
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5

Fantastic House with glorious views.

  • 5 of 5

It was our first trip to this area and we loved it! The house was the perfect base and the photo's just don't do it justice. We were very comfortable and the house has everything that you need. It was lovely to come back to at the end of a tiring day out. We would definitely return without hesitation!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jan for your lovely review, I am really pleased you had an enjoyable stay and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards Mike
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5

Loved this house and neighborhood. Will rent again

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect, location great. We had a wonderful time with our family. Plan to come again.

Thank you for hosting us.

Gail

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gail, I am glad you enjoyed your time in the Highlands and got to know the local area. I look forward to welcoming you back. Many thanks Mike
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5

5 days stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 days in this property . Everything was in excellent order and everything we needed was provided. We had an excellent time here.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amrit Many thanks for your nice comments and I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Sneuk Head and the Highlands. Hope to welcome you back. Many thanks Mike
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kingussie, 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
 
Rate 8
29 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£550
 
 
Rate 2
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£800
for 4 nights
From
£200
£1,200
 
 
Rate 5
31 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£700
for 4 nights
From
£175
£750
 
 
Rate 3
7 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£550
 
 
Rate 4
3 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£575
for 5 nights
From
£115
£650
 
 
Rate 9
3 Mar 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£750
 
 
Rate 10
25 Mar 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Rate 1
29 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£750
 
 
Rate 1
1 Jul 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
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Changeover Day:
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Notes on prices:
Prices are available for shorter stays.

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