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Croiscrag Cottage, Aboyne - Sleeps 2

This well kept self contained holiday property, the wing of a cottage, has been furnished with style and flair to ensure a memorable relaxing break. Idyllically situated in an elevated position a short dis...

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This well kept self contained holiday property, the wing of a cottage, has been furnished with style and flair to ensure a memorable relaxing break. Idyllically situated in an elevated position a short distance from Aboyne, it offers views over the gardens towards the River Dee, where salmon fishing can be arranged.

There are extensive grounds with varied birdlife and squirrels which regularly visit. Within walking distance of a pub and restaurant, the house is not far from the village of Aboyne, which has interesting shops and eateries, and in the summer has its own Highland Games – a feature throughout Deeside.

Balmoral Castle is well worth a visit and in winter skiing at the Lecht or Glenshee are both easily accessed. There are outdoor sports of all types – as well as fishing there is golf, hill walking, horse riding and even gliding at a nearby club.

All on ground floor: Living room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. DVD and small library. Elec cooker. M/wave. Shared laundry facilities. Shared grounds with patio and furniture. Portable BBQ. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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Customer Reviews of Croiscrag Cottage, Aboyne - Sleeps 2

1st comment: The cottage was lovely, met all of our expectations. We were surprised to find a Scottish wine and bunch of flowers waiting for us. Every morning we enjoyed watching the red squirrels, pheasant and other birds on feeder outside the cottage. It was an amazing holiday and we definitely want to visit Scotland again. May 2012.

2nd comment: Excellent property, we have been four times, best cottage we have everstayed in. The quality of furnishings etc. are excellent. The owners are very accommodating. The outlook is superb and the wildlife is wonderful! Oct 2011.

3rd comment: Property was clean and warm. It was furnished very comfortably. The appliances and equipment provided was comprehensive and of very high quality. Sept 2010.

4th comment: Accommodation was first class even the dinner service was of the best quality as were the linen towels ect. Views from the front elevation were to die for! Owners helpful and friendly and Max the dog made a good play mate for our dog Skye. Aug 2010.

5th comment: Godd quality of accommodation, furnishings etc. Aug 2010.

6th comment: Accommodation was very good, very comfortable and had superb views. May 2010.

7th comment: Immaculate condition and great host. Nov 2009.

8th comment: Nice and secluded, but with quick access to the facilities in town. Nov 2009.

9th comment: Everything about the cottage was first class, a home from home. Oct 2009.

10th comment: Furnishings,crockery etc. all very good quality, home from home comfort. Scenery from lounge, wildlife, very beautiful outlook. Plenty of towels and very welcoming from owners. We have been three times and will be back again next year!!! Oct 2009.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: W41610
  • HMG Ref: 1107742
  • Property Type: Semi Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 1
  • Sleeps Suit: 2
  • Features: Nearby Pub
  • Facilities: TV, DVD player, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave, Barbecue
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 0
  • Things to Do

    • Satrosphere Science Centre

      An interactive science museum located in Aberdeen, lots of things to learn.

    • Banchory Museum

      See Banchory Museum - the main town on the way to Royal Deeside from Aberdeen - and discover the history of Banchory and its most famous son, musician and composer, J. Scott Skinner, the "Strathspey King".

    Related Activities

    Local Pubs

    • Boat Inn Aboyne

      B&B with a natty line in craft beers and ales from local brewers in a boating themed bar. Food during the day

    Nearby Castle

    • Aboyne Castle

      Formerly derelict castle that was restored in 1979 by the Marquess of Huntly. The building was once more extensive but has been remodelled to class tower style castle.

    • Kildrummy Castle

      13th century castle in ruinous state that remains a fine example of the 13th century stronghold. Open to visitors

    • Drum Castle Gardens & Estate

      14th Century castle of the Irvine family and now National Trust. Wonderful gardens and you can visit inside the castle as well. One of Scotland's oldest tower house castles.

    • Corse Castle

      Z PLan 16th century castle from about 1581. Now ruinous. Visit with care

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