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Tornacraig House

Tornacraig from the south west
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Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
The functional but pretty house was developed from a small farm steading more than 20 years ago, it was set out to allow a large party of people share dining space and yet have privacy in the bedrooms.
The house is let from Sunday to Sunday for eight people.
Dogs are the only pets allowed, and when they are brought there will be a fee, and owners are advised that damage will not be tolerated, and dogs are not allowed into bedrooms or onto furniture.

Nearby places of interest and amenities include: Balmoral Castle, Braemar, Braemar Castle, Mar Lodge, Glenshee ski area, Ballater, Glen Muick Estate, Tomintoul, Lecht Ski area, Loch Kinord, Aboyne, Glen Tanar Estate, pony riding & trekking at Glen Tanar, Golf Courses at Braemar, Ballater, Aboyne and elsewhere. Woodland walks are specifically encouraged at Glen Tanar, Cambus O’May, Inverca...
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Listing #HL80305
About the Owner
John B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:15%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2009
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

We had a wonderful family holiday, lovely walks, near Ballater for golf and great shopping. A great and friendly holiday house.

Thank JanetBurrell
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
This house is designed for eight people to enjoy country holidays in the Highlands of the Grampian Mountain range.
The house is in the Dee Valley between Ballater and Dinnet.
The house overlooks farmland to the east to the wide Dinnet Muir, or moor, which is a low lying area of birch and heather moorland surrounding Loch Kinord, a naturally land locked loch north and west of Dinnet.
The house was designed with holiday cottage facilities, originally for six guests now extended to sleep eight in four twin bedded rooms. There are three bathrooms with baths or showers, an enormous kitchen and dining room, sitting room and utility room.

The kitchen is well fitted and supplied with three fridges and there are two deep freezers, a large range cooker with propane gas hobs and electric ovens.
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    8 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: $257 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The website for this house, sets out the terms which are binding. www.tornacraig.co.uk
There is a fee for each dog of £25 per week.
There is a £100 returnable fee for damage or excessive cleaning.
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About the neighborhood
Ballater and Aboyne are two Highland market towns and bridging points, situated on the River Dee to service the hinterlands of both towns. Dinnet is a crossroads and bridging point over the Dee.

In former times Aboyne and Ballater were serviced by a railway and bus terminals, cattle market, banking and shopping, bakeries and health centres, with retail outlets for tourists and locals alike.

Braemar, Aboyne and other towns in the area host Highland Games to challlenge locals and touring athletes, dancers and bagpipe players, they happen once a year in each venue and are advertised locally, nationally and on the internet.
Activities offered in the area are walks, riding, trekking, fishing, (salmon, brown and rainbow trout also coarse), shooting, stalking, distilleries, Balmoral Castle, ski...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 31.1 mi
Railway: Aberdeen: 31.1 mi
Ferry: Edinburgh: 49.7 mi
The house has private access, on a stone track, off the B976, this is the road between Ballater and Dinnet, on the south side of the River Dee, it is about 4 miles to each settlement and their bridges.
From Glenshee and Braemar, continue into Ballater, cross the Dee and turn left. Continue for 4 miles until at a left hand bend a track can be seen rising up into the trees on the right, there is a sign post.
From Aberdeen and Aboyne, continue to Dinnet, turn south and cross the Dee, turn right and continue 4 miles until the second sharp right hand bend, when you will see the sign post and the track rising ahead of you.

Ascend the track and Tornacraig is the first house you come to on the left.

Note the Post Code AB34 9PA.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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