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Two Storey House With Fabulous Mountain Views

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


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.

Michael Braidwood
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

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!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kingussie in Highland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • 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
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.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

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Two Storey House With Fabulous Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 38 reviews

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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Great property, well equipped home from home

  • 5 of 5

Had a great family break away, perfect base for visiting the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warm and welcoming - especially the gifts, one being Champagne, on our arrival.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over Christmas and much appreciated touches like a decorated Christmas tree. The house itself was warm, comfortable and we all fitted in immediately. As it was Christmas quite a lot of cooking was done and the kitchen had everything that we needed. It was a flexible house and accommodated 5 of us with ease. Having an en suite bedroom on the ground floor was wonderful for an elderly member of our party.

Being able to go for a walk, in lovely countryside, from the back door was an added bonus.

Any questions we had before we went to Lynchat were answered promptly and positively by Michael.

All in all we had a lovely stay and would thoroughly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary I am glad you had a nice time and enjoyed the house and surrounding area. Hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards Mike
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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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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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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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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
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


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


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


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning Fee £105

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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