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Craig Vallich, Ballater, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire


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This lovely self-catering cottage is in Ballater, an exquisite village on the banks of the River Dee in Royal Deeside within Cairngorm National Park. There are highland games, castles galore (including Balmoral), beautiful gardens and National Trust properties nearby, sparkling rivers, fishing, golf (an 18 hole course just 400 yards from the cottage), beautiful riverside walks, numerous hill walks, and cycle paths. Skiing in winter 45 minutes away in resorts of Glenshee and The Lecht (The Lecht has dry slope facilities). There is something for everyone in this beautiful part of Scotland!

Whilst not specifically designed for disabled access, a wheel-chair user could use the ground floor double bedroom and the decking is all on the same level too. This is a superb holiday cottage in Ballater which is ideally situated for a holiday in Deeside.

  • Sleeps - 7/8
  • Bedrooms - 4 (1 double,
    2 twins, 1 single (+ extra bed)
  • Bathrooms - 3 plus WC downstairs
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Double oven / Microwave grill
  • TV/DVD/stereo
  • Centre of Ballater village and shops 300 yards
  • Enclosed garden with south facing
    decked area add tennis,
    bowling and putting 400 yards away
  • Aberdeen Airport - 1 hour drive
  • large choice of Pub/restaurants - in Ballater
  • Shopping in Ballater
  • Golf - lots of courses including one 400yds away
  • Historic houses and castles
  • Fishing nearby.
  • Hill walks and cycle routes from the cottage
  • Full underfloor heating on ground floor
  • House trained dogs welcome
  • Integral garage with link door to utility room and back garden.

Accommodation: This lovely, newly-built, detached cottage has its own single garage. There is an enclosed back garden, large deck area and a patio area (ideal for a BBQ).

Inside it is gorgeous! There is underfloor heating on the ground floor with radiators upstairs so it is very cosy throughout the year. Downstairs is a cloakroom WC, store cupboard, 1 double bedroom with ensuite shower room, WC and basin. The large lounge / dining area and separate sitting room has leather sofas to seat 9, and a dining table and chairs. There is also a snug/ TV room (off the sitting room) with TV/ DVD player. The modern, fully equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave, eye level double oven with gas hob, smoothie maker, grill, slow cooker and the added luxury of a large American style fridge freezer with ice making tap and chilled water tap. There is a utility room with drying cupboard, washing machine, sink and ironing facilities.

Upstairs there is: 1 large twin with walk in wardrobe, l large twin with walk in wardrobe and ensuite shower room with WC and basin, l single (possible twin with spare bed underneath existing bed). The lovely bathroom has a bath and shower, basin and WC. There is also a large linen / drying cupboard.

By Road: From Aberdeen go through Banchory, Kincardine O'Neil, Aboyne, Dinnet to Ballater. Craig Vallich self-catering cottage is in the centre of the village.

What's included:
All bed linen, towels.

Cost and availability of cottage:
This Ballater cottage is available for rental throughout the year.

Rental periods are Saturday-Saturday, arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am please. Short breaks available by arrangement.

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Craig Vallich Cottage, 33 Victoria Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5QX Scotland UK

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