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Knock Cottage, Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Royal Deeside, nr Balmoral

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Perched on the hills above the village of Crathie, midway between the larger villages of Braemar and Ballater, Knock holiday cottage has one of the most beautiful and breathtaking views in the land. Take in the spectacular, sweeping vistas of Lochnagar mountain and the Dee valley, looking across to Balmoral Castle from the cosy cottage and its extensive gardens.

Situated in within the Cairngorm National Park, the self-catering holiday accommodation is ideal for climbers, walkers, skiers/winter sports enthusiasts, bird watchers and wilderness lovers, and there are several golf courses nearby.

Built of granite at the end of the 19th century, Knock Cottage sits at altitude of 1400 feet, above the Dee valley. It has its own unlimited supply of spring water and has every modern convenience. Centrally heated with washing machine, dishwashe...
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Listing #FKN9210446
About the Owner
Alicia T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2017
Interaction with guests
We shall be on hand during your stay and are very happy to be of any help. We both speak French.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our week at Knock Cottage which is much more elegant inside than a cottage. Beautifully furnished and equipped with fine things. The wood burners make it cosy and Alicia kept us well stocked with plenty of wood. A lovely welcome package was provided...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Sophie K, VR Owner at Knock Cottage, Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Royal Deeside, nr Balmoral, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for saying such lovely things about the cottage. We are so glad that you enjoyed it and we look forward to seeing you again. With best wishes, Alicia x

Reviewed September 11, 2018

We had a lovely time at knock cottage, a warm and cosy place to be, nice view, a lovely garden and all in all a perfect cottage !!! We just can say thank you and wouldn´t hesitate to come back again...

Date of stay: August 2018
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Sophie K, VR Owner at Knock Cottage, Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Royal Deeside, nr Balmoral, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely a review for Knock Cottage. We are delighted that you had a good stay and would be delighted to see you again in the future. Very best wishes, Alicia and Bruce

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Think more of country house than crofters bothy. Large rooms with comfortable period furniture makes for a regal stay looking across the valley to Balmoral Castle. Storage heaters thoughtfully provided along with well equipped kitchen and attractive crockery. Alicia's painstaking and expertly created garden is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Sophie K, VR Owner at Knock Cottage, Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Royal Deeside, nr Balmoral, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Dear George, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and detailed review for Knock Cottage! It means a great deal to us that you enjoyed your stay and.we are delighted that you enjoyed the view and garden as well....More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We currently are only able to accept Saturday to Saturday bookings.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
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About the neighborhood
Royal Deeside is an exceptionally beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands with plenty to see and do. Less than 1 mile away are Balmoral Castle, Crathie Church, & The Royal Lochnagar Distillery. Albert's Cairn can also be visited by foot. A short drive of 8 miles towards the east brings you to the picturesque village of Ballater with its many shops and coffee shops. And 9 miles to the west is Braemar, the location of Highland Games attended by the Queen annually. There are many wonderful walks and trails in the area - recommended walks include those around the spectacular Loch Muick, Linn of Dee and Linn of Quoich. A walk through the ancient Ballochbuie forest through to the Garrawalt falls is a must - parking is available at Keiloch.
Getting around
A hire car is recommended to get from place to place. There is a bus which runs between Braemar and Aberdeen, but it is not particularly frequent.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 47.2 mi
Railway: Aberdeem: 47.8 mi
Aberdeen airport and train station are 50 miles away. There is plenty of parking around the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort.
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