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The Junipers

Near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park

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The Junipers is a charming cottage on the edge of the Highland village of Tomatin. Extremely well furnished and equipped, it makes a cosy and comfortable 'home from home' for any season of the year.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

The cottage is especially and interestingly designed for two people. It is semi-detached (from the owner's conservatory) and is just 200 yards from the River Findhorn where fishing can be arranged.

For a small house, the Junipers punches well above its weight in terms of space and style. Some of the doors between the rooms (except the bedroom and bathroom of course) have been dispensed with in favour of arches, which again contribute to the light and roomy feel of the house.

The sitting room is quite opulently furnished, with lots of room to spread out. It is made light and bright by the large windows and doors that lead out to the garden area and has a multi-fuel stove to create further warmth and atmosphere.

There is a neat dining area placed conveniently close to the arch that leads through to the very spacious, attractive and well-equipped kitchen.

All on one level there is one bedroom that has a versatile double/twin bed that can become the equivalent of a super-king, whilst still leaving plenty of room. A bathroom with bath and shower over completes the accommodation. The Junipers stands in ‘Big Country’ and the house does rather succeed in following suit!

Outside the small patio and garden area (with furniture) catches the sun for most of the day and provides extensive views across open country to the rear.

Map & Local

The Highland village of Tomatin itself is about 2 miles off the A9 road and has a shop and famous whisky distillery.

The village is 14 miles north of Aviemore and the Cairngorm Mountains conservation/ski area and, with the Cairngorms more or less on the doorstep, is very well placed for serious climbers and skiers. At lovely Loch Morlich, there is an Outdoor Discovery Centre and plenty of facilities for water sports, mountain biking, etc.

Those who enjoy the spectacular Highland scenery will be spoilt for choice and those who like to walk, tour and fish will really appreciate this excellent cottage that also has all the amenities of Inverness (16 miles), the ‘Capital of the Highlands’, just half an hour's drive away.

For those who love wildlife in particular, this is a paradise indeed. The area is home to roe and fallow deer, wild goats, red squirrels, pine marten and is one of the last retreats of the very elusive wildcat. It teems with birdlife as well and you may see, among others, woodpeckers, siskins, long-tailed tits, crossbills, ptarmigan and capercaillie. Boat of Garten (15 miles) is where osprey were first reintroduced into Scotland and they have bred here every year since.

The whole of this area is very well developed for visitors - you can visit Scotland’s only reindeer herd, go pony trekking, quad biking, take a wildlife safari at Rothiemurchus, or even ride the Speyside steam railway.

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

Single Storey

Sitting/dining room with multi-fuel stove, TV/DVD and French windows to patio and garden
Kitchen with electric double oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, etc
Double bedroom (can be converted to twin beds by request with prior notice) with TV
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00
Cot (excluding linen)
£10.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED) and multi-fuel stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

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
2024
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 2
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £550.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £595.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £650.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £550.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £495.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £550.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £395.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £650.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £650.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £395.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £450.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £550.00
26 Apr 2025 - 02 May 2025 POA
03 May 2025 - 23 May 2025 POA
24 May 2025 - 30 May 2025 POA
31 May 2025 - 27 Jun 2025 POA
28 Jun 2025 - 18 Jul 2025 POA
19 Jul 2025 - 29 Aug 2025 POA
30 Aug 2025 - 12 Sep 2025 POA
13 Sep 2025 - 03 Oct 2025 POA
04 Oct 2025 - 24 Oct 2025 POA
25 Oct 2025 - 19 Dec 2025 POA
20 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 POA
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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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12-May-2024

This was our second stay at Juniper cottage. Lovely cosy well equipped cottage. There's a big comfy bed and a great show...

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29-Sep-2023

The cottage was comfortable and cosy and very clean and well presented. The log fire made the cottage really warm and co...

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06-Jul-2023

Lovely homely cottage with all modern conveniences and immaculately clean in a spectacular setting. Friendly and helpful...

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23-Feb-2023

The owners were really welcoming and friendly on my arrival and were only too happy to help make my stay as enjoyable as...

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08-Jan-2023

The cottage was everything as described and more. We did not want to leave. The hosts were very friendly and the locatio...

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