Glentruim Castle, Kinguisse self catering accommodation

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Glentruim Castle, Kinguisse

Quality Grade: 4

Sleeps: 14

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: SNNN

A true woodland retreat with a stunning mountain backdrop..._,With glorious views over the nearby glens and a magnificent mountain backdrop, Glentruim Estate occupies a peaceful setting overlooking the valley of the River Spey near Newtonmore. The 53 acres of unspoilt garden and grounds offer a superb diversity of woodlands with mature trees, a mass of azaleas and colourful rhododendrons. ,Built around 1840 by Major Euan MacPherson, Glentruim Castle (SNNN) is ideal for larger groups, offering spacious rooms with great attention to style and detail, yet still retaining many of its original features. Adjoining one another are Coach House and Laundry Cottage; originally built as the castle stables, they have been tastefully renovated by interior designers, to blend old world charm with modern-day comforts. An idyllic honeymoon retreat, Piper’s Cottage (SNNO) is a detached, single-storey holiday property and has been designed specifically with romance and tranquillity in mind. It was formerly occupied by Sandy MacPherson, who reputedly taught Queen Victoria’s piper to play the pipes. Wildlife regularly seen ‘on the doorstep’ of Glentruim is remarkably diverse and includes roe deer, red deer, stoats, hares, rabbits, squirrels, pheasants, partridges and owls, in addition to the domesticated peacocks which parade through the grounds. Lying within the Cairngorms National Park, with its rugged beauty, the castle and cottages are well placed for a holiday exploring the Highlands with its stunning scenery, and for enjoying private fishing on the River Spey, mountain biking, golf, hill walking, mountaineering, snowboarding and skiing. Loch Ness and the West Coast are easily accessible, as are the famous whisky and castle trails. Pubs 3 miles._ Elec incl Oil CH (ground floor only in SNNN) incl Shops 3 miles DVD Radio/cassette/CD M/wave D/washer H/chair on request Shared use of 53-acre wood and parkland with natural bog and streams (toddlers beware!) Private water supply (UV treated) Duvets with linen and towels Non-smokers only _Large drawing room with open fire and French doors to garden. Historic sitting room with open fire and TV. TV room with open fire and access to conservatory. Large dining-room with open fire and wooden floor. Well-equipped kitchen with gas/electric range (for cooking) and wooden floor. Utility. Pantry. Study. Games room. Separate W.C. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft four-poster bed, TV and en-suite bathroom/W.C. with freestanding bath, shower cubicle, bidet and twin wash basins. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom/W.C. with shower attachment. Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed. Double bedroom (in castle tower). Twin-bedded room with 4ft beds. Two single bedrooms. Bathroom/W.C. with roll-top bath and decorative fireplace. Bathroom/W.C. with shower attachment and shower cubicle. Bathroom. Shower room. Separate W.C. All bedrooms with decorative fireplace._ Partial oil/elec rads (first floor) incl Four open fires - logs incl Gas/elec range incl Ample parking Three satellite TVs Additional DVD (small library) Three iPod docks (small CD library) Wii (small library) Tel (honesty box) Computer with internet connection Auto wm T/dryer Additional d/washer F/freezer T/cot on request Juke box, bar billiards, darts and board games Enclosed trampoline Wooden climbing frame and swings _.