Drumin Farm Cottage
Glenlivet, Cairngorms National ParkGuest Rating
Drumin Farm Cottage is a charming countryside getaway set on its own in a delightful picket-fenced garden near the famous Glenlivet Distillery in the Cairngorms National Park.
|Sleeps: 2/6||Bedrooms: 3|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: No|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 2|
This traditional cottage has been thoroughly modernised and refurbished to a very high standard throughout with a spacious extension housing a wonderful open plan living area.
The chic open plan living area is the real heart of the house and is very light and bright due to its large picture windows and huge sliding doors out to the garden. A stylish dining area leads through to the double height sitting room/kitchen where the wood-burning stove is perfect to curl up and relax in front of. Everything is easily to hand in the well-equipped kitchen that has a central island for extra worktop space and even a little wine fridge. It is supplemented by a neat utility room with laundry facilities.
The main family bathroom is downstairs with the choice of a bath or shower over. The attractive master bedroom with its king-size bed and en suite shower room is also on this level while upstairs is a further double bedroom, a twin bedroom with views out over the surrounding fields and a handy WC.
The porch/drying room is a useful storage area for coats and boots and outside the extensive, enclosed garden is mainly laid to grass with a picnic table for al fresco dining, a decked seating area and mature trees that provide privacy.
A pretty 10 minute walk leads along to the interesting ruins of historical Drumin Castle, a fortified tower house that dates all the way back to the 14th century. It is fascinating to picture how it once would have looked and there are some lovely picnic spots within the walled garden.
The area is known as one of the best places in the UK for stargazing and part of the Glenlivet Estate has even been given Dark Sky Discovery Park status due to the lack of light pollution creating perfect star gazing conditions. The stunning Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, can also been seen from the park and are really quite a sight to behold if you are lucky enough. The best times of year to spot them are March/April and September/October at about an hour and a half after sunset.
The River Avon and the River Livet both run close to the cottage and are great for salmon and trout fishing, with permits available locally. Mountain bikers will enjoy trying the two well-maintained Glenlivet bike trails - a blue route suitable for most ages and abilities and a red route for more experienced riders with gorgeous views of the Cairngorms to enjoy along the way.
The Glenlivet Distillery (1.5 miles), birthplace of the famous single malt whisky, is in walking distance and offers tours and tasting experiences as well as a shop so that you can take a ‘wee dram’ home.
There is a small shop/PO and a golf course in Ballindalloch (4.5 miles) and a supermarket for stocking up at Aberlour (12 miles), where there is also another excellent whisky distillery.
Snowsports enthusiasts will want to head straight to The Lecht (17 miles) for skiing and snowboarding or mountain biking in the summer months. If you prefer watersports, try canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding or windsurfing on Loch Morlich (33 miles).
Local Events and Attractions
Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.
Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD, induction hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, etc
Utility room with washing machine/tumble dryer and microwave
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin
Twin bedroom (converts to Super King-size double on request)
WC with wash basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
- Travel Cot
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.
The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 2||Sleeps 6|
|18 Jul 2020 - 28 Aug 2020||£795.00||£795.00|
|29 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020||£595.00||£650.00|
|19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020||£495.00||£550.00|
|10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020||£595.00||£650.00|
|31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020||£465.00||£495.00|
|19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020||£795.00||£795.00|
|28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||£795.00||£795.00|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021||£465.00||£495.00|
|06 Feb 2021 - 02 Apr 2021||£495.00||£550.00|
|03 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021||£595.00||£650.00|
|24 Apr 2021 - 07 May 2021||£495.00||£550.00|
|08 May 2021 - 21 May 2021||£595.00||£650.00|
|22 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021||£795.00||£795.00|
|05 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021||£595.00||£650.00|
|26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021||POA||POA|
|28 Aug 2021 - 17 Sep 2021||POA||POA|
|18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021||POA||POA|
|09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021||POA||POA|
|30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021||POA||POA|
|18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021||POA||POA|
|28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||POA||POA|
|06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023||POA||POA|
|06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024||POA||POA|
Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.
(Supplied Independently through Feefo)
Lovely Cottage in a lovely location, the only slight disappointment was that we did not find the beds very comfortable, ...Read More
Fantastic holiday. Such an amazing house in a beautiful location.
Beautifully decorated house above 5 star in decor and furnishings; a real home from home. Lovely welcoming gift, which w...Read More
There were no surprises when we arrived at the cottage but it proved to be too remote for access to the places and sites...Read More
Cosy warm cottage, nice welcoming touches, nice position, comfortable.
'Fantastic cottage, beautiful location and nice people! We've been lucky with extraordinary good weather, thank you very much.'
'Had a wonderful two week stay in this lovely cottage. It is simply beautiful, very well equipped with nice decor and great attention to detail. Wish we could stay forever!'
'Fabulous cottage - so well done out!! We have seen rabbits, weasels, bats and walked with reindeer! Visited lots of distilleries ...... a lovely relaxing break.'
'Wonderful week in your amazing cosy cottage. We loved the view and also watching all kinds of wildlife. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack and a perfect stay.'
'Lovely cottage for family vacations. Beautiful outlook - especially the sunset in the evening. Thank you very much.'
'We certainly chose well for our last minute break! Beautiful well appointed, cosy cottage and much appreciated welcome pack. Lots of lovely walks nearby. Will definitely come back.'
'Your cottage has been the perfect place for a beautiful escape to enjoy our honeymoon.'