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Self-Catering Kingussie

Aultmore in Kingussie, The Highlands

From: €372 weekly Guests 4 Rooms 3 Bathroom 1

Aultmore Self-Catering

Holiday home
Aultmore is a terrace cottage situated in the Highland town of Kingussie in the Cairngorms National Park. This cottage sleeps four people in three bedrooms, consisting of one double and two singles, one of which is one the ground floor, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove. Outside there's roadside parking and a steep rear terraced garden with patio and furniture. Aultmore is a delightful base for families and groups with outdoor activities in abundance.

Area
The town of Kingussie in the Cairngorms National Park offers a selection of hotels, shops and restaurants, as well as one of Scotland's most beautiful golf courses. Just two away is the award-winning Highland Folk Museum, and 12 miles away is Aviemore, which is a popular winter destination for skiers.

Amenities
Central heating powered by multi-fuel stove with electric night storage heaters. Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot on request. Roadside parking. Steep rear terraced garden with patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Please take care when climbing the steps up to the back garden.

Vacation Rental Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near Pub
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mrs Gray
October 2020
The only thing I would mention about the location of the property is that it is right on a very busy and fast road(in spite of 30 mph restrictions), which affects sleeping as the bedrooms are at the front of the property..
Mrs Gray, October 2020
September 2020
People should be aware that the cottage was on a busy main road, had to park car .... People should be aware that the cottage was on a busy main road, had to park car on pavement and 1 off our car got bump while parked up outside the cottage, television was too small for room, no where to put groceries and needs replacing was making these go off to quick even though we had turned it up, looking at the pictures on your site is quite deceiving because the garden is over grown and steps very slippery and no handle rail at the top
Miss Lowe, September 2020
July 2020
We knew the outdoor space was up a flight of stairs and that there was seating at the top.. A table as well as chairs may be a nice addition. Unfortunately due to the weather we never managed to sit out.
Mrs Ferguson, July 2020
March 2020
The house was well equipped, comfortable and had everything you need.. It was a great base to explore the beautiful Cairngorms.
Miss Watts, March 2020
October 2019
Perfect location for the working holiday we had, slept great and the house had everything we needed.. . Thanks
Mr Thomson, October 2019
September 2019
We had a lovely stay at Aultmore, the cottage was at the quieter end of Kingussie High St.. It is in a very good place for exploring around the area, we had very good days in the Highland Folk Museum, Beauly, Inverness, Ruthven Barracks, and the highlight of the trip to Culloden Battlefield (brilliant and very touching) then on to Clava Cairns. Fort William,Glenfinnan Loch Ness and cruise, then on to Fort Augustus, full itinerary all week. The Duke of Gordon Hotel, very good food and value for money friendly bar staff. When we arrived we first at Joe’d chippy very good food no problems with the service either no wait eating in. Recommend Kingussie v. good.
Mrs Whittle, September 2019
September 2019
Aultmore is a real home from home, warm, well equipped, comfortable for a week's stay.. Recommended. Situated in a good location to explore the surrounding location.
Miss Lake, September 2019
June 2019
We decided to go to Kingussie without our car and rely on public transport for getting around as it's a long drive from where we live and we don't like driving on motorways.. This worked relatively well. The village has good links up and down the valley (bus and train). Obviously, you have to plan more and there are walks higher in the mountains you can't reach. The vilage has a good butcher and Coop as well as a few cafes and restaurants so being car free did not restrict us in terms of shopping ang eating either. In fact, we felt we had more interaction with village life without it.
Mrs Warhurst
April 2019
We loved the location of this little house.. From kingusse we visited Inverness and Loch Ness. We had two days out walking up the Caingorms at Aveimore which was so pretty covered in snow. Unfortunately , the fenicular mountain railway is shut until at least summer, so we didn't get to ride it but that just meant more walking. We canoed on Loch Morlich where there is a fab beach and water sport facilities with the stunning backdrop of the mountains. We visited Tomatin distillery and had a tour. We visited kingusse wildlife park which was interesting but expensive we felt. Impressed that they have the only polar bear cub to be born in the UK in 25 yrs, and they have a great compound there. My husband and myself were fine with the house and would stay again or recommend it, however our 20 yr old daughter found the heating of water a trial. There are storage heaters overnight which we all felt kept the house warm just right in the day. But there was meant to be a tank full of hot water in the mornings, which was lukewarm and we had to keep putting the booster time switch on for a bit, to ensure one of us never ended up short of hot. It just took more time to get ready and out in mornings. In the evenings you could make a fire and the back boiler would boost the hot water but we only had the first three nights chilly enough for needing the fire, as in the last week of April we had great, sunny warm weather. For our first visit to Scotland we were pleased with the house, the area and all of the places we went. We will return, and if we wanted to visit more in this area would use Aultmore house again. In Newtonmore up the road, we had a lovely meal in a little restaurant called the letterbox, which we would recommend but book ahead.
Siregar
April 2019
We had a lovely stay in Aultmore..
Mr Rahman
July 2018
Kingussie seems to have more charm than some of the other tourist areas and despite having an address on the High Street, the cottage was in a peaceful location with good, easily accessible local facilities.. The locals are very friendly and helpful.
Mr Pijper
April 2018
We as a family had a fantastic holiday in Aultmore.. House is equipped with all daily conveniences and supermarket is around the corner. An ideal starting point for making day trips / walks and exploring Scotland in this way. In summary, we are very happy that we have chosen this cottage for our short holiday.
Mr Standring
March 2018
The accommodation was exactly what was advertised, it was close to amenities well furnished..
Mrs Miller
March 2018
Clean comfortable cottage, conveniently near to shop & railway station as we didn’t take the car.. Lovely walks nearby and good rail access to the Highlands, two very nice local cafe/coffee shops in the village. There was no welcome pack i.e. bread & milk which would have been helpful as we arrived by train late in the evening after the co-op shop had closed, however plenty of fuel for the wood burning stove was provided in a wood store outside the back door which was great. Pleasantly surprised to find that the over bath shower was very modern and powerful. Overall a very enjoyable winter break with the highlight being a trip on the Cairn Gorm funicular railway and watching skiers from the comfort of the viewing area at the top.
Mrs Ashford
March 2018
It was a lovely cottage and very convenient.. We found it easy to book and will return!
Mr Major
February 2018
If anything the listing for Aultmore undersold the attractiveness of the accommodation e.. G. a "shower over bath" listing gave me the impression of a rather basic "crouch in the bath and hose yourself down" type of facility but in fact the shower was perfect it simply wasn't in a free standing shower tray. The owner contacted us by text before arrival, by phone when we turned up, and again by text when we were leaving - friendly and concerned on every occasion. Some winter cottages leave only a very mean fire starter supply of a few pieces of kindling and a handful of logs. Aultmore provided plenty of fuel (which actually we were happy replenish). Our only note of discomfort was the cold kitchen but then we were there over the coldest winter in Scotland for the past 30 years so we are not complaining. I would have no hesitation in recommending Aultmore to anyone looking to get into the highlands but avoid the commercial atmosphere of Aviemore.
Mr Naworol
December 2017
Me and my friends are very happy about Aultmore Cottage.. House od pleasnt and Warm. I would recommend to every one i know. Thank you. Przemyslaw Naworol.
Mr Schulte Koerne
August 2017
We had very nice contact to the friendly and helpful host..
Mr Russell
July 2017
Lovely place to stay in the quiet town of kinguisse..
Mrs Govaerts
July 2017
The cottage was very cosy ans clean.. In the middle of the village with a shop nearby. Everything was as expected.
Brendel
July 2016
It was a very lovely and typically Scottish Holiday House. We spend there a wonderful time with our family. The house is in the near of many tourists attractions.
Mrs Govaerts, July 2017
July 2016
It was a very lovely and typically Scottish Holiday House.. We spend there a wonderful time with our family. The house is in the near of many tourists attractions.
Mrs Hanley
October 2015
The house was very homely, my family and I felt very comfortable immediately. It was very well located to walk to the shops and also drive further afield.
Brendel, July 2016
October 2015
The house was very homely, my family and I felt very comfortable immediately.. It was very well located to walk to the shops and also drive further afield.
Mrs Organ
July 2015
A comfortable house in a good location.
Mrs Hanley, October 2015
July 2015
A comfortable house in a good location..
Ms Reive
February 2015
Great location, super comfortable beds, characterful house. Good shower, fluffy towels, good library of relevant outdoorsy and travel books and maps.
Mrs Organ, July 2015
February 2015
Great location, super comfortable beds, characterful house.. Good shower, fluffy towels, good library of relevant outdoorsy and travel books and maps.
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