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Airlie House Cottage

Braemar, Royal Deeside

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Located in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park at an altitude of 1,112 feet, is the popular tourist village of Braemar (with shops, hotels and restaurants).

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • WiFi
Overview

However, being surrounded by nature does not mean the village is isolated. Though situated less than 60 miles from both Dundee and Aberdeen, you can still walk along the main street early in the morning and have a chance of encountering an otter or even a stag!

On a quiet road towards the outskirts of the village is Airlie House Cottage, with its remarkable exterior of exposed granite with natural larch cladding. This newly modernised property is as delightful as the community in which it sits.

Inside it has a chic open plan living area, with sleek and stylish galley kitchen units, dining space and a sitting area with television. French doors open onto an enclosed garden to the front of the property with outstanding views over Creag Choinnich, a beautiful hill clothed in pine woods. Beyond the living area is the eminently practical wet room with shower (perfect for getting cleaned up after an adventurous day in the surrounding area) and an attractive twin bedroom with beds that can be joined to make a double.

The spiral staircase in the middle of the cottage makes an impressive statement, as well as taking you to a bright, elegant and tasteful double bedroom with en suite shower room and separate dressing area in the coombs.

Map & Local

The Royal Burgh of Deeside in Aberdeenshire has longstanding links to Scottish royalty and has been the playground of numerous kings and nobles since the beginning of recorded history.

With its majestic, unspoilt, amazingly varied scenery it is clear to see why it is not only royals that choose to holiday in the area! Robert Louis Stevenson began writing 'Treasure Island' here in 1881 when he was on holiday, the cottage in which he stayed still stands in the village. Guests will actually be residents of the same street on which Stevenson's good friend 'John Silver' lived!

As the highest and most mountainous parish in the UK, Braemar becomes a mecca for walkers in the summer, for skiers in the winter and is home to the world famous Highland Games. However, the village also offers numerous attractions for those who prefer a less energetic getaway. Braemar Castle stands approximately half a mile to the north east of the village with twelve fully furnished rooms on show. Slightly up river from the bridge in Braemar you can explore the ruins of Kindrochit Castle, which is thought to have been built in the 14th century.

The majestic Balmoral Castle and its extensive estate is only a twenty minute drive from the village offering, amongst other things, guided walks of the gardens, grounds and exhibitions. By prior arrangement you can even sit back and enjoy a three hour luxury Land Rover wildlife safari. Who knows, you may be lucky enough to see the elusive Scottish wild cats that call parts of the estate home!

There are also a number of eateries to sample, including the owner's celebrated 'Taste' coffee shop  (just 20 yards away), that serves fabulous home baking throughout the day. Also close by is the Highland Heritage Centre if you want to learn more about the history of the area, its royal connections and landscape.

Local Events and Attractions

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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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Open plan sitting/dining/kitchen with Smart TV, iPod dock, and electric cooker, dishwasher, etc.
Twin bedroom (ziplink beds).
Wetroom with shower, WC and wash basin.
Utility area (behind spiral staircase) with washing machine, small deep-freeze and microwave.

Upstairs

Double bedroom with en-suite shower, WC, wash basin and adjoining dressing room.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking. No children under 5 due to the spiral staircase.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2022
Price

Weekly Prices

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 4
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £795.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £650.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £550.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £650.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £475.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £750.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £750.00
06 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023 POA
04 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023 POA
01 Apr 2023 - 21 Apr 2023 POA
22 Apr 2023 - 05 May 2023 POA
06 May 2023 - 26 May 2023 POA
27 May 2023 - 02 Jun 2023 POA
03 Jun 2023 - 23 Jun 2023 POA
24 Jun 2023 - 21 Jul 2023 POA
22 Jul 2023 - 25 Aug 2023 POA
26 Aug 2023 - 15 Sep 2023 POA
16 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 POA
07 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023 POA
28 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 POA
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 POA
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 POA
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 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.

Reviews

Reviews
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04-Aug-2022

The house is located on the edge of the beautiful little town of Braemar. Spotless, well equipped and modern. No noise, ...

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14-Jul-2022

As previously stated, a first class cottage

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19-May-2022

Excellent. Everything perfect.

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03-Mar-2022

One of the best cottages I've stayed in for a while. Every thing I could want from accommodation.

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12-Feb-2022

Well appointed and stylish cottage in great location. Friendly, helpful owners. Perfect for a family of four.

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