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Spindrift Cottage

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Spindrift Cottage - Quiet scenic location adjacent to RSPB Insh Marshes and Ruthven Barrackes
Private deck overlooking the quiet large tree lined garden and visiting wildlife.
Husky rally every January at Loch Morlich 20 minutes drive
1 of 23Spindrift Cottage - Quiet scenic location adjacent to RSPB Insh Marshes and Ruthven Barrackes
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Beautiful cottage in a quiet and scenic location to relax and soak up the Scottish atmosphere surrounded by mountains and wildlife. Central for many visitor attractions including the Highland Wildlife Park, Distilleries, Highland Folk Museum and near to lochs for canoeing and sailing or just walk/mountain bike from the doorstep! Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. Free WiFi. Just a 15 minute walk to Kingussie means you can leave the car behind to go to shops and restaurants, or take advantage of the free use of 2 adult traditional bikes to cycle round the locality. One double bedroom with ensuite.  One twin room with private bathroom.  Open plan kitchen, dining and comfortable lounge with patio doors leading out to a deck with table and outdoor seating and BBQ area. High vaulte...Beautiful cottage in a quiet and scenic location to relax and soak up the Scottish atmosphere surrounded by mountains and wildlife. Central for many visitor attractions including the Highland Wildlife Park, Distilleries, Highland Folk Museum and near to lochs for canoeing and sailing or just walk/mountain bike from the doorstep! Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. Free WiFi. Just a 15 minute walk to Kingussie means you can leave the car behind to go to shops and restaurants, or take advantage of the free use of 2 adult traditional bikes to cycle round the locality. One double bedroom with ensuite.  One twin room with private bathroom.  Open plan kitchen, dining and comfortable lounge with patio doors leading out to a deck with table and outdoor seating and BBQ area. High vaulted ceiling with wooden beams and velux roof windows. WiFi. Satellite TV, DVD and a good selection of DVD's, CD player and radio. Large modern spacious fully equipped kitchen. Handcrafted furniture made in elm and oak. Bed linen, towels, electricity and fully controllable oil fired central heating included in the price. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Judy B
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in several places in the Cairngorms and this is up there with the best. The cottage is spacious and has everything you need. Even the WiFi is reasonably fast. The location is good for accessing the Cairngorms National Park - you can...More

Date of stay: August 2021
Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 October 2020

The house was great. We had previously rented the one next door and thought we'd go back. The key arrangements work well, and we had a warm welcome. It's a spacious property, very comfortable for two adults. It's well equipped with a good dishwasher, a...More

Date of stay: September 2020
2  Thank Emmandeye
Reviewed 13 October 2018

As usual we had a warm welcome from the owners Judy and Jules. It was so lovely to return to a great place to stay that is both comfortable and cosy. The countryside was beautiful and never disappoints, found new places to visit and despite...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank bjhnorfolk
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are thrilled that you chose to come back to the area and Spindrift cottage - there will always be a warm welcome for you here! All the best, Judy and Jules

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Spindrift cottage is located just outside of Kingussie. The cosy accommodation is lovely; decorated and furnished to a high standard, well maintained and well equipped. The living room has patio doors opening out onto a decking area with a table and chairs where we sat...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank lizzieandc0
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Lizzie, Thanks very much for your great review. We are delighted that you all enjoyed the local activities and the cottage worked well for you. It was a pleasure having you all here and we hope to see you again some day! Best wishes...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We spent a week at the cottage and had a fantastic time. The cottage was spacious and exceptionally clean with everything you could possibly need and more! Perfect for a family of four. The setting is very peaceful and away from the town but still...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JanePrinsloo
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Jane, many thanks for your lovely review and for recommending us. We are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves and found plenty to keep you entertained. Best wishes, Judy and Jules

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This cottage is in a beautiful spot for access to walking, bird watching, distilleries etc in the Kingussie area. Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. There is free WiFi which unlike so many cottages had decent bandwidth. The cottage is well equipped with...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Tibor H
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks you very much for your very kind words, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying here and that the area gave you everything you wanted from your holiday. Best wishes, Judy and Jules

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We went to Spindrift Cottage for 10 days for our honeymoon and had the most relaxing and wonderful time! The cottage was warm and cosy; it was very clean and had all the amenities we needed. We would watch the birds coming to the feeders...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Sue H
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for the lovely review, Sue. We felt very honoured that you chose to come to Ruthven Steadings for your honeymoon and we are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much. We wish you a long and very happy marriage and look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

A great location just outside Kingussie. Super for bird watching, RSPB Insh Marsh a short distance away. Marvellous for photography with many wonderful trees and landscapes. A warm welcome from the owners and a very comfortable cottage with great amenities, a superb place to return...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank bjhnorfolk
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a great review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the cottage and this wonderful area. We hope you will come back again some time!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We loved Spindrift Cottage, which we visited for a week in October half term. It is in a beautiful and quiet location but near enough to Kingussie to walk down to the local shops and railway station and 2 of our party actually attended a...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank WMO60
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and hope you will come back again soon!

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Clean, comfortable, warm, well equipped cottage. Convenient location, especially as this year we had to travel by train. Only 15 minutes easy and pleasant walk from Kingussie. with its shops, station and buses. Dipper frequently seen nearby on the Gynack and Spey. Good walks from...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Ron C
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review, Ron. We are so glad that it all worked out well for you without your car. We will be looking out for the Dipper! We are very happy to collect and drop you at the station if you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Just l mile from the Highland Town of Kingussie, 12 miles south of Aviemore. Within l mile shops, restaurants, within 6 miles beach, wildlife park, folk museum, within 19 miles winter skiing, reindeer centre, osprey centre, various visitor attractions. One of the best golf courses in the Cairngorm National Park only a few minutes drive away and fishing less than 400metres.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spindrift Cottage

Spindrift Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Spindrift Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Spindrift Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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