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Peaceful, Pet friendly and Cosy, backing on to fantastic woods - Heath Cottage

47 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Holidays spent at Heath Cottage can be entirely relaxing affairs, just enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the natural country-side and the wildlife on your doorstep. Or they can be action-packed and exhilarating. It’s your choice. And doing both is perfectly acceptable. The Boat as our lovely village is known, is set amongst heather clad hills and native woodland within the Cairngorms National Park. Abundant wildlife, magnificent scenery, many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional Highland welcome are all to be found here. Play the superb 18-hole golf course or fish the Spey. Unique bird watching opportunities abound; tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides to walk, climb or ski are within easy reach. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads – the Speyside Way meets the Sustrans...Holidays spent at Heath Cottage can be entirely relaxing affairs, just enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the natural country-side and the wildlife on your doorstep. Or they can be action-packed and exhilarating. It’s your choice. And doing both is perfectly acceptable. The Boat as our lovely village is known, is set amongst heather clad hills and native woodland within the Cairngorms National Park. Abundant wildlife, magnificent scenery, many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional Highland welcome are all to be found here. Play the superb 18-hole golf course or fish the Spey. Unique bird watching opportunities abound; tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides to walk, climb or ski are within easy reach. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads – the Speyside Way meets the Sustrans cycle route in the centre of the village. Enjoy our Community Garden and be entertained by the many activities in the Community Hall. Take a trip on a scenic steam railway or in a canoe! Lying adjacent to the River Spey, Boat of Garten is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, centrally located in the Highlands of Scotland and is the perfect place from which to explore the Highlands or simply unwind. You can find an abundance of information on the Boat at boatofgarten. Drive for half an hour and you can explore some of Scotland’s most romantic hills and glens, including challenging Munros, and the ever-changing scenery of Lochs Insh, Morlich, and Garten. The Spey Valley is also home to Scotland’s popular ‘whisky trail’. And there are too many fantastic golf courses to list. The slides, tree-top trails and woodland mazes of Landmark in Carrbridge are a favourite family day out and Aviemore is fast becoming Scotland’s best destination for familiar and brand new extreme sports. More
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About the Owner
Nick M
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
Interaction with guests
We leave keys in a key safe so that you can arrive at any time. We call on the day of arrival to check that you have got to us safely and answer any questions you have. After that we are happy to give you advice on where to go, eat and what to do (or not if you have it all organised).
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Had a lovely stay at Heath Cottage, it was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed, the cottage backs onto a peaceful forest where we enjoyed looking for capercaillie etc., and was a few minutes walk from local shop, cafe, restaurant, post office and pub...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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nickam2015, VR Owner at Peaceful, Pet friendly and Cosy, backing on to fantastic woods - Heath Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on our cottage, we are pleased you liked it as much as we do. Look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes Nick and Heather

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Nice cottage in a great location, well equipped with everything you need. Owners very helpful, local shop and facilities close by and keep bird feeders full for birds and red squirrels. Will definitely visit again, thanks.

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank Cmoore7
nickam2015, VR Owner at Peaceful, Pet friendly and Cosy, backing on to fantastic woods - Heath Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on our cottage. Look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes Nick and Heather

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Reviewed 8 March 2015

We have just spent a lovely week at Heath Cottage which was warm and welcoming and had everything you could need. The cottage is handy for local shops and exploring the area and the owners are very accommodating. You can do woodland walks from the...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank lynnie392015
nickam2015, VR Owner at Peaceful, Pet friendly and Cosy, backing on to fantastic woods - Heath Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Heath Cottage. We do hope to see you again. Best wishes Nick and Heather

Reviewed 27 January 2015

Our 2nd year staying at Heath Cottage and cannot praise it enough. Superb location with woodland walks on your doorstep, excellent facilities, lovely location. Perfect in every way.

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank Huskytraveller
Management response:Responded 27 January 2015

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay again this year. Glad you had snow to for the Husky races, that must have been exciting. Hope to see you again next year. Nick and Heather

Reviewed 22 January 2015

Excellent location. Great for walks in the woods. Very well equipped. Clean. Warm . wi-fi/internet. Parking. Really enjoyed our holiday. Owners very helpful.

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank 917rachel2004
Management response:Responded 27 January 2015

We are really pleased you enjoyed Christmas in Heath Cottage and the beautiful Cairngorm National Park. We hope to welcome you back again. Nick and Heather

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
A sunny, bright and airey cottage. Heath Cottage has an open plan area running from a modern kitchen with breakfast bar through a comfortable living area with satellite tv and through into dining conservatory. The conservatory opens directly to patio, with wooden table and seats, and a big grassed garden with gate to the pine forest beyond. Guests frequently comment on the comfort and quality of furnishings and fittings in Heath Holiday Cottage and that the house is welcoming and warm no matter the season.Cooking, lighting and heating is all electric with storage heaters in the public rooms and additional panel heaters in the bedrooms. Heath self catering cottage is well stocked with books and games. The two village shops, hotel, pub and restaurants are all within a 5 minute stroll and red squirrels are often the first thing you see from your bedroom window. Our customers come back time and again.
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About the neighbourhood
The Boat as our lovely village is known, is set amongst heather clad hills and native woodland within the Cairngorms National Park. Abundant wildlife, magnificent scenery, many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional Highland welcome are all to be found here. Play the superb 18-hole golf course or fish the Spey. Unique bird watching opportunities abound; tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides to walk, climb or ski are within easy reach. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads – the Speyside Way meets the Sustrans cycle route in the centre of the village. Enjoy our Community Garden and be entertained by the many activities in the Community Hall. Take a trip on a scenic steam railway or in a canoe! Lying adjacent to the River Spey, Boat of Garten is located in an area of outst...
Getting around
How to find us Boat of Garten is easily accessible from the A9, with nearby connections for bus, rail and air travel. The village lies six miles north east of Aviemore, between the B970 and the A95. Travel Information By car From the south (Edinburgh & Perth) Travelling north from Perth on the A9, turn right off the A9 at the Grantown on Spey / Carrbridge junction (A95) north of Aviemore. Follow the signs for Boat of Garten. From the north (Inverness) Travelling south from Inverness on the A9, turn left off the A9 at the Carrbridge / Grantown on Spey junction. Drive through Carrbridge and carry on to the T-junction at the A95. Turn left and take the next right to Boat of Garten. Flying Nearest Airport: Inverness Airport Airlines flying to I
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