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Old Milton

Kingussie, The Highlands

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Sleeps 14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 6
Change Sun
pets Dogs welcome 3
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Party houses
Wedding venues
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylish, rural lodge in the heart of the Cairngorms with hot tub
  • Perfect escape for families and groups of friends
  • Enjoy the private golf course and tennis court within the grounds
  • Includes private bothy sleeping an additional two guests.
Property code: CA257

This charming home has been stylishly renovated, combining the best of traditional and contemporary style. It's bright and welcoming throughout, with lots of space for both formal and informal gatherings. It's around a mile from the River Spey, and 2.5 miles from the lively town of Kingussie, where you'll find pubs and shops. The Cairngorms National Park surrounds the property, giving excellent walking and mountain biking on the doorstep. Aviemore, home to winter snow sports and summer hiking and climbing, is 15 miles away.

The house is impressive throughout, with light, bright social spaces and plenty of character. Features include handmade staircases and carved wooden beams. There is a large entrance hall with a wood burner, with plenty of space for putting on coats and boots which can be stored in the boot room and drying room. There is a very spacious living room, with a choice of sofas and armchairs and an open fire. The dining room has a large wooden table, with space for everyone to gather after preparing a meal in the bright and contemporary kitchen; it's equipped with an Aga, a double electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave, and lots of food preparation space. There are seven bedrooms spread over the ground and first floors, six of which have zip-and-link king-size beds that can be converted to twin beds. There is also a king-size master bedroom. Five of the bedrooms have an en-suite, and two bedrooms share a bathroom. There is space for another two to sleep in the separate bothy, behind the main house.

Outside, there is a private garden with furniture and huge grounds to explore, including a nine-hole golf course and a tennis court. There is ample parking.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £750 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 7 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin and 5 with king-size zip-and-link beds that can be converted to a twin
  • 1 queen-size bed (accessed via a ladder) and a bathroom in the separate bothy
  • 6 bathrooms – 2 en-suite bathrooms with separate shower, 1 bathroom with handheld shower, 3 en-suite bathrooms
  • Aga, double electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Open fires and wood burners - all fuel provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • TV
  • Private garden with garden furniture
  • 3 dogs welcome - restricted to ground floor
  • Fully maintained nine-hole golf course and all-weather tennis court
  • Private bothy in grounds - the small self-contained bothy is ideal for children or staff. This is not let separately and therefore your privacy is assured
  • Ample off road parking
  • Pub and shop within 2.5 miles

This is a fantastic base for exploring the Cairngorms and Aviemore, with a wealth of activities to try. The property is close to the School of Mountain Biking which offers a range of services including bike hire, skills coaching and guided rides through this beautiful area. The Upper Spey offers salmon and trout fishing, and avid birdwatchers can head to RSPB Insh Marshes (0.5 miles) which covers 6 square miles of the floodplain near Kingussie, and which is home to curlews, lapwings, redshanks, snipes and whooper swans. You can also explore the remains of Ruthven Barracks (1.5 miles), visit the popular RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (10.5 miles) or meet the residents of the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (18 miles).

The nearby town of Kingussie (2.5 miles) offers a variety of places to eat and drink, and is a great base for activities including climbing, rambling, river walks, pony trekking, water sports and winter sports. The 18-hole Kingussie Golf Club (3 miles), which rises 1,000 feet above sea level, was founded in 1891 and offers extraordinary views over the Cairngorms National Park. The popular village of Aviemore (16 miles) is known for activities including a range of snow sports, sailing, biking and skiing. Other local attractions include Loch Insh (6 miles), Loch Alvie (12 miles), the Rothiemurchus Estate (14 miles) and the Speyside Distillery (1.5 miles).


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Fiona MacDonald

This property is personally managed by Fiona.


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Reviewed by Margaret 21st October 2019

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Certainly not a Cottage The perfect location the views are amazing whether you are en route to play tennis ,playing golf or just walking around the small estate The house is furnished in a very tasteful fashion nothing overlookedbut yet relaxing Gentlemen beware I have returned home wanting to start refurbishment Perfect family holiday for our 3 geRead morenerations Hide


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