Contemporary 5 bedroom cottage with large enclosed garden that sleeps up to 9 guests.
Oak Cottage is a comfortable, light and airy modern holiday home set within the Cairngorm National Park. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of the village of Kincraig, the house has a large enclosed garden with an oak wood that enjoys red squirrel visitors.
A perfect base to explore and enjoy the rivers, wetlands, lochs, forests, mountains and abundant wildlife within the area. A gate from the back garden leads onto the Speybank and Badenoch Way. There are many scenic walking, road cycling and mountain biking routes within a short distance of the house. A great base for the numerous pursuits and activities found in the Cairngorms - winter skiing, snowboarding, sledging, walking, cycling, climbing, fishing, canoeing, sailing, golfing and more. Kincraig has a friendly local bar within walking distance of the house.
A popular, charming cafe and gallery, serving delicious treats is just a few hundred metres from Oak Cottage. The town of Kingussie, offering a good selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants is 6 miles away and Aviemore town, the hub for outdoor pursuits is 6 miles away.
Some local attractions include: -
Loch Insh Outdoor Centre - paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, fishing - 0.9 miles
Inshriach Forest - way marked walking trails and cycle routes
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park - Scottish wildlife and world endangered species - 3 miles
RSPB Insh Marshes Nature Reserve - bird watching and walking
Alvie Estate – horse riding, zip wire, quad biking, archery, clay pigeon shooting, fishing and field sports
Highland Folk Museum - open air museum with historical buildings
Rothiemurchus estate - a wealth of outdoor activities on offer for all ages
Friendly local village bar within walking distance
Charming village cafe & art gallery - a short walk from the house
Golf courses - high quality courses nearby welcome visitors including Boat of Garten, Kinguisse, Newtonmore, Carrbridge, Spey Valley Aviemore and The Nairn Golf Club
About the property:
We’ve recently updated our holiday home to make it a comfortable experience for our guests.
The ground floor includes:
An entrance vestibule for storing outdoor wear leading into a spacious welcoming hallway.
A well-equipped kitchen with all the mod cons, including an induction hob, double oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and nespresso coffee machine. The dining area of the kitchen includes a table that comfortably seats 9 people.
Double doors lead onto a large south-west facing sunny patio with outdoor seating, dining and BBQ. Sitting Room: a cosy room with open fire, a smart TV with freeview channels, DVD player, Bluetooth speaker for music and comfortable seating.
Bedroom 1: King size bedroom with bedside cabinets and ample storage within a built in wardrobe. Bedroom 2: Twin single beds with a bedside table, built in wardrobe and small cabinet. Shower room and separate WC. Utility with washing machine, tumble dryer and sheila maid for air-drying.
The upstairs includes:
Bedroom 3: Master Bedroom with King size bed, bedside cabinets, built in wardrobe and en-suite (shower, WC and sink plus under floor heating).
Bedroom 4: Small Single room with bedside table and chest of drawers. Bedroom 5: Twin beds with bedside tables and large built in wardrobe.
Bathroom: including bath, WC, shower and sink plus under floor heating.
Hairdryers are provided in each bedroom.
Enclosed garden, garage with a table tennis table plus bats & balls, option to store bikes on storage racks in the back garden or in the garage, private parking for up to 3 cars. Board games and a selection of books available. Wi-Fi. bed linen, towels (one hand and bath per person) and logs included. No extra costs.
Travel cot is provided (but not cot bedding - guests to provide), highchair. Note the back garden has a bank with a drop (shown in photo) so supervision of young children recommended when in this part of the garden.