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7 Nights See prices

  • £525  to  £650

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Short Breaks

  • The property is only available for a minimum of 7 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Open Fire

About Aonach

Aonach sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms, with a layout that suits couples and families. It is ideally located for walking and cycling, being in the quiet hamlet of Drumguish and within easy reach of all amenities you need for a relaxed self-catering holiday in the Cairngorms National Park. If you're searching for a natural playground, big sky views and plenty of open space to explore in all seasons, you'll find it here.

Although you'll need a car to get to the cottage, you can easily leave it parked up for the duration of your stay. Mile upon mile of wonderful footpaths are accessible from the door, including an adjacent forest. Guests who enjoy long walks could take the owner’s advice to pack a picnic and set off for Glen Feshie. This area is famous for its hillwalking, including the route through the Lairig Ghru. Mountain biking is another favourite way to explore. Laggan Wolftrax is close, while the Speyside Way goes straight past Aonach leading to Aviemore in the north and Newtonmore in the west. There are trails at Glen Feshie and Inshriach, with more at Rothiemurchus Forest, Loch Morlich and Loch an Eilein. Aonach is a year-round holiday destination. When the weather turns too cold or snowy to walk or mountain bike, you can enjoy the ski-slopes of the Cairngorms half an hour's drive from the cottage, or go an hour further to the Nevis and Lecht range.

It's possible to walk for hours without seeing another soul although, if you crave a little company, Kingussie is only three miles away. This friendly town is beside the River Spey and something of a hotspot for outdoor activities. In addition to it’s 18-hole golf course – one of the more challenging of the Highland courses – it’s an excellent place to arrange fishing permits or to follow one of the town’s waymarked trails. There’s a favourite footpath leading from town to the Jacobean Ruthven Barracks. Kingussie has a range of independent shops that include a family-run butcher and a specialist cheese shop, cafes, pubs, a small supermarket and a village shop. Bigger supermarkets are half an hour away in Aviemore.

Even sitting in the garden is a delight. Guests often spot red squirrels and variety of birds, and there's the potential - if you're quiet - to see deer, pine marten and badgers. The fun doesn't have to stop when the sun goes down as the lack of light pollution here means the night skies are simply stunning.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Dewi Owens joined Independent Cottages in January 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Cairngorms)

Accommodation Comprises:

Aonach is a spacious, single-storey cottage with two steps leading from the path to each of the front and side doors.

  • Big living room with a fireplace and ample seating on two sofas and an armchair. There is a picture window and glazed French doors that open onto the patio, showcasing views over fields and the neighbouring woodland. Light the fire and put a film on or settle back with a good book and a dram of whisky from a local distillery.
  • Kitchen/diner with lots of workspace for preparing meals, and cupboards full of utensils, plates, glasses and everything else you'd expect from a good self-catering cottage. There is also a dishwasher for guests' convenience. The solid wood dining table is in front of a window and seats six people. A highchair is available on request.
  • Master bedroom with a kingsize bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and forest views.
  • Twin bedroom with two full-sized single beds, a bedside table with a light, and more tranquil views. This room also has space for a travel cot.
  • Third bedroom with a single bed.
  • Family bathroom with a walk-in shower, separate bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has a big level garden that is next to a woodland. There is a lockable shed for storing mountain bikes, fishing rods, and other sporting equipment, and off-street parking for one car.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided, as is a welcome basket of logs for the fireplace. The cottage has electric heating in every room. A travel cot (no bedding apart from a sheet) is available on request. Two dogs and indoor cats are welcome with prior agreement from the owner (at an additional charge of £25). Smoking is not permitted. Saturday changeover - sorry only 7 night (or longer) bookings - no short breaks.

Aonach Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 30th Oct 2021 - Fri, 31st Dec 2021
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Full payment plus a refundable damage deposit of £200 payable at the time of booking. Holidaymakers who cancel at least 14 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount that they've paid. If they cancel between 7 and 14 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. Otherwise, they won't get a refund.

7 Nights
£525

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 1st Jan 2022 - Fri, 15th Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Full payment plus a refundable £200 damage deposit required at the time of booking. Holidaymakers who cancel at least 14 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount that they've paid. If they cancel between 7 and 14 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. Otherwise, they won't get a refund. £25 additional charge for pets

7 Nights
£600

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 16th Apr 2022 - Mon, 31st Oct 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Full payment plus a refundable £200 damage deposit required at the time of booking. Holidaymakers who cancel at least 14 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount that they've paid. If they cancel between 7 and 14 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. Otherwise, they won't get a refund. £25 additional charge for pets

7 Nights
£650

Short breaks
not available


Tue, 1st Nov 2022 - Sat, 31st Dec 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Full payment plus a refundable £200 damage deposit required at the time of booking. Holidaymakers who cancel at least 14 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount that they've paid. If they cancel between 7 and 14 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. Otherwise, they won't get a refund. £25 additional charge for pets

7 Nights
£600

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin, 1 Single)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Paypal, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Dewi Owens
Member Since January 2021

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