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Review of Sundowner Cottage

Sundowner Cottage in secluded location, 1 mile from Kingussie.
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Sundowner Cottage in secluded location, 1 mile from Kingussie.
Private deck looking over the tree lined garden Spacious, open plan kitchen and dining room with high beamed ceiling.
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39 reviews
Sundowner Cottage in secluded location, 1 mile from Kingussie.
Private deck looking over the tree lined garden
Spacious, open plan kitchen and dining room with high beamed ceiling.
Living room opening out through patio doors to the deck
Twin bedroom
Double bedroom
Main Bathroom
Ensuite bathroom
Private parking next to cottage
Large tree lined garden
Large tree lined garden with seating areas
View of courtyard garden from kitchen
Table tennis room
Ruthven Barracks (adjacent) is floodlit at night
RSPB Bird Reserve just l mile away
Tromie River just l mile away for paddling and swimming
Entrance drive.  Quiet and scenic, set in 2 acres
Highland Cattle at the entrance driveway with Ruthven Castle behind
Polar bears at the Highland Wildlife Park just 4 miles
Kingussie just a 14 minute walk to shops and restaurants, golf 2 miles
Loch Morlich with the Cairngorms behind, just 20 minutes drive
Ptarmigan restaurant Cairngorm Mountain, winter skiing summer walking and funicular railway
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kingussie, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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amelia173...
The Fens
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Everything you could possibly need..............except a clock!”
Reviewed 6 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Stayed in Sundowner for 1 week in June. Lovely and clean. Everything you could possibly want for the week, particularly as far as the kitchen goes. Quiet location. We spread ourselves out a bit in the bedrooms as there was just the two of us (sorry Julie!) but cottage would certainly be comfortable and roomy for 4. Loved the birdbox camera on TV. Watched the hatching of starlings and their progress over the week. First job after a day out was to put the TV on to check on them! Had a lovely warm and informative welcome from Julie when we arrived and fresh bread and wine awaiting in the kitchen. Only thing we missed was a clock in the lounge/kitchen area but that may well be addressed. Yes, I know we were on holiday but we play a lot of board games and need to keep an eye on the time otherwise we forget to eat!! Would definitely return if we wanted to visit the Cairngorms again.

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Liked best: Living space
Liked least: creaky floors!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sue L
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Home from home”
Reviewed 2 August 2013 for a stay in May 2013

This was our second visit to Sundowner within six months which says it all. You can be guaranteed a warm friendly welcome to your spotless, well equipped accommodation. Within munutes of your arrival you feel totally relaxed and at home. The property is in a lovely rural location, close to Ruthven Barracks but within a few minutes drive of Kingussie town which has a wide range of shops and amenities. We love the area with so much to see and do and I'm sure we will be back...........can't wait!

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Liked best: It was all excellent - the whole holiday experience was first class
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Keith G
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“Fantastically consistently spotless accomodation in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 28 July 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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Beautiful surroundings, spotless accomodation with all you could want on hand, friendly and attentive hosts, fresh air by the bucketfull. Fabulous place for relaxation (but plenty of activities nearby for those that want) we just keep going back - it's like our second home!! Look in the guests notebook and you see so many people who just keep going back year after year (or more!) - that tells you everything.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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