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Aberdeen Cottage, Ballater

Rear elevation.
5.0 of 5 stars
16 reviews
Rear elevation.
Front elevation.
New living room.
New living room.
Dining room.
Sitting room.
Double bedroom.
Twin bedroom.
Approaching the house from Ballater.
Salmon leaping at the Falls of Feugh, Banchory.
Walks for ALL the family !
Burn O'Vat, Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve.
Harry Potter's steam train over Glenfinnan Viaduct.
Spectacular Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven.
Pretty Stonehaven harbour.
Balmoral Castle.
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Rental Home /
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Aberdeen Cottage enjoys an enviable location, not just for its views in all directions, but also for its accessibility into the Cairngorm mountains and to the coast with the delightful and picturesque harbour villages like Stonehaven.

Loch Ness, of course, is also not far away and a trip there allows you the opportunity of travelling on the fantastic 'road to Tomintoul' which must be one of the most scenic roads in the whole of Scotland ?
About the owner, Gavin W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL268189 by: Holiday Lettings
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Jan H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

The cottage has everything that you could want. The ground floor is really spacious with a lovely large, light and well eqipped kitchen/living room, plus a separate dining room and lounge . There are views from all the rooms and the road is surpisingly quiet. A cycle/walk path into town or out towards Aboyne is just behind the cottage. more

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Thank you so much for your review. Really pleased you had a good time and that you found everything to your liking. Gavin more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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We stayed here February half term. The cottage is very nice, super clean, warm and comfortable. We had a brilliant week. We came mainly to ski at Glenshee which is fantastic but found that we loved Ballater - there are lots of nice walks nearby, including a great off road path into town - bike hire which is brilliant value,... more

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We are very pleased that you had a good time and enjoyed Ballater. more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

All these really good reviews and we wont have any space to book further weeks!! (Me being selfish). We have stayed in cottages on the Western side of the Scottish Highlands and in the Aviemore and Braemar area over the last 10 years or so but this one easily out does them all. Right from the booking stage both Gavin... more

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Thank you so much for your kind words. It was indeed a pleasure to meet you too. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the cottage. We look forward to hearing from you with your dates for your next holiday. Gavin and Sue more

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  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
Of traditional design, the charming cottage has just (March 2014) been extended and now provides 3 reception rooms including a new and well appointed and fully equipped kitchen/living room and a family bathroom/wc on the ground floor with an electric shower over the bath.. The wood-burning stove is a great focal point to the sitting-room and is perfect to relax in front of after a day's activities.

Upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms, one double and one twin and another new bathroom/wc, with separate shower, on the first floor. The 2014 extension and the complete renovation works of the original cottage carried out in 2011 now afford a comfortable holiday home in this most idyllic location overlooking the River Dee and enjoying fabulous views to all sides.
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Dates Min stay Per week
Sep 26, 2015 -
Oct 30, 2015
Mid Season
7 nights
Oct 31, 2015 -
Dec 18, 2015
Low Season
7 nights
Dec 19, 2015 -
Jan 8, 2016
High Season
7 nights
Jan 9, 2016 -
Feb 26, 2016
Low Season
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The normal changeover day is Saturday - arrival time is after 4 pm and departure time is before 10 am.
A deposit of 25% is payable when the booking is made. The balance of the hire charge shall be payable 6 weeks before the commencement of the letting.
An additional 'damage' deposit of £100 is payable - this is fully refunded assuming no problems are reported.
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How to get there
Aberdeen Cottage is about 1/2 a mile from the village centre on the A93 road to Aboyne.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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