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The Squirrels

25 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
11 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Squirrels is a well maintained modern detached holiday home near Aviemore at the heart of the Cairgorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands. With spacious contemporary accommodation 320sqm on a modern day Scottish theme and a family friendly enclosed garden, this comfortably furnished and well equipped holiday home is the ideal base for a relaxing family holiday or a more adventurous sports orientated vacation. 'The Squirrels' is situated at the gateway of Rothiemurchus Estate with many activities available such as mountain biking, tennis and stunning walks only yards away. It sits close to the Loch Morlich road which offers access to the Loch with its watersports and beach. Just beyond this lies the Cairngorm Mountains and funicular railway with access to Snowsports and hill walki...The Squirrels is a well maintained modern detached holiday home near Aviemore at the heart of the Cairgorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands. With spacious contemporary accommodation 320sqm on a modern day Scottish theme and a family friendly enclosed garden, this comfortably furnished and well equipped holiday home is the ideal base for a relaxing family holiday or a more adventurous sports orientated vacation. 'The Squirrels' is situated at the gateway of Rothiemurchus Estate with many activities available such as mountain biking, tennis and stunning walks only yards away. It sits close to the Loch Morlich road which offers access to the Loch with its watersports and beach. Just beyond this lies the Cairngorm Mountains and funicular railway with access to Snowsports and hill walking. For the rainy days the younger members, of your party can enjoy the indoor Fun House, a purpose built facility on site at Hilton Coylumbridge situated 10 mins walk from the Squirrels The indoor pools are also available to non residents in addition to the new multimillion pound swimming pool in the Aviemore centre. Further a field but within a 15 mile radius of the Squirrels all the facilities of the Aviemore area are available with Aviemore village about 20 mins walk. To the south you can enjoy the Wildlife Park, the Folk Museum, Loch Insh Watersports centre and the beautiful walks around Loch an Eilein The Landmark Centre great day out for all the family and the Strathspey Steam Railway. All this provides the ideal combination of activities if desired from a peaceful and central location. Sleeps 8-11 maximum 8 adultsMore
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Ian M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We booked this property for 3 nights to enable 8 of us to participate in the Aviemore half marathon. The location of the house was ideal - in a quiet cul-de-sac only 20 minutes walk from the marshalling and end point at the centre of...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Breda S
Ian M, VR Owner at The Squirrels, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hi Breda, Great to hear your stay went well at The Squirrels and found everything inside and outside to your satisfaction. Thanks for the glowing review. Ian

Reviewed 17 October 2016

the Squirrels is hidden away in a very quiet spot beside the river Durie on the Rothiemurcus estate. The location is ideal being very quiet and private but easy to find and offering convenient access to rothiemurcus, cairngorm and aviemore. Inside the property is furnished...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank davidsG9108ML
Ian M, VR Owner at The Squirrels, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

David, Many thanks for the positive review of The Squirrels hopefully see you back again soon? Thanks Ian

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just returned from a week's holiday at this lovely cottage. Nice quiet location but easy to reach all amenities. Grandchildren loved the garden and with weather being excellent they made great use of the water toys from the games room. Near the Rothiemurchus booking office...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Vintagelady1954
Ian M, VR Owner at The Squirrels, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2016

Review much appreciated and great to hear your holiday went well especially given the good weather, hope to see you back sometime soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 2 June 2016

The house was well equipped and tastefully decorated, it looked even better than the video. We were a large party so we appreciated the two sitting rooms and the big dining kitchen. We had some good weather and were able to sit in the garden...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank SueHHuddersfield
Ian M, VR Owner at The Squirrels, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Appreciate the positive review and always pleased that guests had an enjoyable stay at The Squirrels, as always we look go continually improve.

Reviewed 27 April 2016

This beautiful house was perfect for our family celebration. There was plenty of room for everyone - the kids commandeered the snug while the adults enjoyed the log burner in the living room. The bedrooms were warm and comfortable and very well appointed. The location...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank grace73128
Ian M, VR Owner at The Squirrels, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Many thanks for the positive response, you're welcome back anytime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
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
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Activities you can book 200yds from the house at The Rothiemurchis Visitor Centre: These include: Archery, Clay Shooting, Family Rafting, White Water Rafting, Fishing, Feed the Fish, Gorge Swimming, Gorge Walking, Luxury Treatments, Indoor climbing, Low Ground Walking, Mountain Biking, Pony Trekking, Quad Biking, Safaris on Foot or by Landrover, Feed the Deer, Treezone
How to get there
Fly to either Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport
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