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Aberdeen Cottage, Ballater

Rear elevation.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
20 reviews
Rear elevation.
Front elevation.
New living room.
New living room.
Dining room.
Sitting room.
Double bedroom.
Twin bedroom.
Approaching the house from Ballater.
Salmon leaping at the Falls of Feugh, Banchory.
Walks for ALL the family !
Burn O'Vat, Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve.
Harry Potter's steam train over Glenfinnan Viaduct.
Spectacular Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven.
Pretty Stonehaven harbour.
Balmoral Castle.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

All these really good reviews and we wont have any space to book further weeks!! (Me being selfish). We have stayed in cottages on the Western side of the Scottish Highlands and in the Aviemore and Braemar area over the last 10 years or so but this one easily out does them all. Right from the booking stage both Gavin...

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Thank you so much for your kind words. It was indeed a pleasure to meet you too. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the cottage. We look forward to hearing from you with your dates for your next holiday. Gavin and Sue


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

The short story is that I loved staying at this cottage and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a holiday cottage near Ballater. The longer story is that I have been to Ballater many times over the past few years and really good quality holiday homes near to Ballater are hard to find. This cottage has it all...

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Wow ! Thanks for a fantastic review ! We can't think of anything else to say other than " come back again " !


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Fiona P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Aberdeen Cottage was a delight. Very comfortable and the new extension really opens it up into a bright big kitchen/living area with a lovely view. Ideal location. Very picturesque from both sides of the house. Lots to see and do in the area. We look forward to another visit some time in the future.

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So pleased you liked it and enjoyed your stay - we look forward to welcoming you back.


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Of traditional design, the charming cottage has just (March 2014) been extended and now provides 3 reception rooms including a new and well appointed and fully equipped kitchen/living room and a family bathroom/wc on the ground floor with an electric shower over the bath.. The wood-burning stove is a great focal point to the sitting-room and is perfect to relax in front of after a day's activities. <BR><BR>Upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms, one double and one twin and another new bathroom/wc, with separate shower, on the first floor. The 2014 extension and the complete renovation works of the original cottage carried out in 2011 now afford a comfortable holiday home in this most idyllic location overlooking the River Dee and enjoying fabulous views to all sides. <BR&... more
House rules
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    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
29 Apr 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
High Season
7 nights --
30 Sep 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Low Season
7 nights --
23 Dec 2017 -
5 Jan 2018
High Season
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The normal changeover day is Saturday - arrival time is after 4 pm and departure time is before 10 am.
A deposit of 25% is payable when the booking is made. The balance of the hire charge shall be payable 6 weeks before the commencement of the letting.
An additional 'damage' deposit of £100 is payable - this is fully refunded assuming no problems are reported.
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Ballater is only a 10 minute walk away, along the old Deeside railway line. Many of the local shops, which are around the village green and the Glenmuick Parish Church, enjoy royal patronage (with their Warrants displayed). <BR><BR>The village has an excellent selection of restaurants, shops and small convenience stores and you will find everything you need for a self catering holiday in the mountains. There is an excellent local tourist information centre in the original Ballater railway station which has been restored and also houses an exhibition which includes Queen Victoria's waiting room and one of the carriages from her royal train.
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How to get there
Aberdeen Cottage is about 1/2 a mile from the village centre on the A93 road to Aboyne.<BR><BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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