Isla Bank House, Keith self catering accommodation

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Isla Bank House, Keith

Quality Grade: 4

Sleeps: 12

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: UWW

This magnificent, baronial-style mansion provides a stunning setting from which to tour the Moray coast and the Grampian Highlands. Standing within its own spacious grounds on the edge of Keith, on the Whisky Trail, it offers guests supreme comfort and the chance to savour the elegant lifestyle of a bygone era. There are fine antique furnishings selected to blend in with the sumptuous surroundings, which include a huge mahogany dining table, and even a grand piano, making this an unforgettable ‘live like a laird’ experience. Built in 1892, a room accommodating a , full-size snooker table ,also features, where guests can enjoy a friendly game. The colourful and extensive gardens include formal herbaceous beds, a walled kitchen garden, vinery, greenhouses, orchard and sweeping lawns, providing space to relax and unwind in gloriously tranquil surroundings.Isla Bank is only a mile or so from the Moray Firth, with its beautiful sandy beaches and charming fishing villages to explore, and is renowned as one of the best places in Scotland to view dolphins at play. To the south lies the stunning Cairngorm mountain range, stretching for fifty miles and offering outstanding climbing, hill walking and winter skiing. The area also boasts superb fishing on the Spey and Deveron rivers, and an 18-hole golf course and swimming-pool just a mile away. Lying in the heart of distillery country, Dufftown, the acclaimed ‘Malt Whisky Capital of the World’, is found just a short distance away. Here the Glenfiddich Distillery produces one of Scotland’s lighter and sweeter varieties of fiery amber spirit, bottled on the premises, and offering visitor tours. Behind the distillery, the Stewart stronghold of Balvenie Castle survives as a ruin, whilst several other castles abound – one of the smallest and prettiest in the area at Huntly, 10 miles away, which is also the birthplace of children’s author George MacDonald. There are many fascinating places to visit in an area with a long and colourful history. Aberdeen and Inverness airports are both an hour by road or rail, making this a very convenient holiday location._Entrance to porch. Dining-room with 14ft mahogany table and chandelier. Music room with Bechstein piano. Library. Well-equipped kitchen. Snooker room with full-size table. Separate W.C. Utility. First floor with two landings: Four double bedrooms, one with tower room, three with hand basins. Twin-bedded room with tower room. Two single bedrooms one with wash basin. Two bathroom/W.Cs. with over-bath shower. All bedrooms with TV._ Elec and full gas CH incl Ample parking Shop1 mile Nine TVs Video DVD Payphone Shared auto wm and t/dryer M/wave D/washer Fridge/freezer Cot H/chair Garden with furniture Barbecue Grounds of 4½ acres ,Full-size snooker table , Cleaning service by arr Duvets with linen and towels .