Nestled at the heart of a magnificent 1400-acre woodland estate, this idyllic property is a golfer’s dream. An area renowned for its whisky distilleries and ancient castles, there is plenty to explore in Aberdeenshire and beyond. Balmoral Castle is a must-see during your stay, and keen adventure seekers have numerous peaks, trails and outdoor pursuits to enjoy nearby. Ideal for guests travelling both nationally and internationally, Aberdeen airport is just a short drive away (transfers can be arranged directly), and Aberdeen city itself is less than 10 miles from the estate where many other attractions can be found.
With foundations dating back to the 14th century, this historic baronial mansion retains period features throughout, with opulent furnishings and charming characteristics providing a truly unique stay. Guests benefit from a range of modern amenities with the luxury traveller in mind and are offered this property on a fully serviced basis. The charming property is set across three levels, with a grand entrance and water fountain impressing from the outset. The opulent lobby, with its marble fireplace and sparkling crystal chandeliers, leads to each of the property’s social spaces. The dining room features a traditional open fire and large windows that showcase the sprawling estate views, capable of seating up to 20. Guests will benefit from a full breakfast served every morning and a sumptuous four-course set dinner each evening, tailored to specific individual requirements and sampling some of Scotland’s finest cuisine (included in cost). Children are most welcome to stay too, with tailored menus available for younger guests. A magnificent private whisky bar adjoins the dining room, where guests can relax with a favourite tipple in hand, amidst the beautiful oak cabinetry in one of the many comfortable armchairs. The bar will be staffed from 7 pm each evening during your stay, with experts on hand to recommend fine wines, whiskies and cocktails. Private butler service is also available to guests, guaranteeing a truly unforgettable experience. The Lake Room is a comfortable lounge area with sumptuous sofas for guests to relax, unwind and enjoy a cup of tea in the afternoon in front of the marble fireplace. This lounge can also be set up as an additional dining room if required. The commercial kitchen will be fully staffed during the stay, with the culinary team carefully crafting bespoke menus filled with the finest of dishes. On the ground floor, you will find two bedrooms, one king-size grand deluxe with a magnificent Italian marbled en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and one twin (accessed via the property’s private courtyard) containing two double beds, an en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. On the lower ground floor, guests will find a double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, separate shower and WC, which is also accessed via the staircase on the first floor. This bedroom also benefits from convenient access to the private courtyard where the hot tub is located. The Beauty Retreat is found on the lower ground level, accessed via the mansion’s private courtyard, where guests can hire a masseuse and indulge in a range of relaxing and restorative treatments (additional charges apply). The remaining guestrooms are located on the property’s first floor. One double with an en-suite shower room with WC, one double with an en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC two twins with double beds both with en-suite bathrooms with bath, separate shower and WC, one king-size with an en-suite bath, separate shower and WC and one king-size with an en-suite shower room with WC. Each bedroom is equipped with sumptuous beds with fine linens, large plasma screen TVs, and Italian marble bathrooms with underfloor heating. Each guestroom has been elegantly styled with a traditional feel akin to caviar and champagne, beautiful high ceilings and spectacular views of the estate. All bedrooms have various retained features for that added historical charm, meaning each is as unique as your stay.
Located on the same estate as the world-renowned Trump International Golf Links course, with an abundance of estate activities available, there is really no need to leave the grounds of this stunning property. The property benefits from private access to a sandy beach and there is ample parking available throughout the extensive grounds. The estate’s Clubhouse is just a few minutes walk from the property, housing retail facilities and a restaurant where lunch can be enjoyed (purchased separately). Guests have full access to the driving range, short-game area and putting green, and can enjoy some of the world’s finest links golf on the 72-par championship course, offered at a special resident green fee rate. Other estate activities may be available to book during your stay at an additional cost, including horse riding, hunting and fishing. Guest services can also assist with the creation of unique family activities or corporate team building days to match guest requirements. From mini-Highland games, segway challenges, archery and Corporate BBQ days to quad biking and themed indoor events, every event is guaranteed to leave your party with long-lasting memories.