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Royal Deeside Self Catering cottage, Birch Cottage, Crathie, sleeps 10

Areas: Royal Deeside

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Birch Cottage

Birch Cottage, Crathie, Grampian

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £614.00

This luxurious detached cottage has four bedrooms and can sleep ten people just outside the village of Crathie close to Balmoral castle in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.

Birch Cottage is a fabulous holiday cottage close to Balmoral Castle in the Royal Deeside area of the Cairngorms, with a stunning glass wall which takes full advantage of the spectacular views from the garden onto Creag Namh Bahn. The cottage has four bedrooms, two twins and two ground floor doubles (one of which has an ensuite) which with the addition of a sofabed on the mezzanine makes it able to sleep ten people. There is a further family bathroom and ground floor toilet as well as a superb open plan living area which includes the fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with an open fire and doors to the patio.

There is also a utility room with a drying room available. To the exterior of the cottage is an enclosed garden with patio areas, garden furniture and a BBQ with the addition of off road parking for five cars. Birch Cottage is a gorgeous holiday home fit for anyone wanting to visit this historical part of Northern Scotland.


A nice place for a group of 7 people. It was clean and had a big kitchen, with a very nice fire place! A very quiet stay in the middle of nature.
Mr Waanders

A big house with multiple spaces to relax. The kitchen was large and well stocked with ample room for large cooking parties. The garden was huge with lots of space to play with the kids. Big rooms with lots of nice little details.
Mr McAusland

Spacious well-equipped cottage in a beautiful part of the Highlands.
Mr Gaffney

We all really enjoyed our holiday. The Cottage was lovely with everything we could have wanted - the dishwasher being the jewel in the crown. Cannot fault the property and would highly recommend it to others. Nearby Ballater was very pleasant and has plenty of options for food to eat in or take away if you want to avoid cooking on your holiday.
Mr Widdicks

Beautiful part of the country. Enjoyable to have breakfast outside whilst enjoying the superb location!
Mr Dickinson



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine


Double Beds

Twin Beds


Oil central heating with gas fire and open fire
Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, books/DVDs
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Off road parking for 5 cars
Enclosed garden with patio areas and furniture
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 6 miles, pub 5 miles
Note: Water supply is from a well, and is fully treated
Note: No stag/hen or similar

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Abergeldie Castle - 0.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Balmoral Castle - 1.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Royal Deeside - 5.5 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Tullich Symbol Stone - 6.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Braemar Castle - 8.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Kindrochit Castle - 8.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Cambus O' May Suspension Bridge - 8.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Corgarff Castle - 9.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Burn O' Vat - 9.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Kinord Cross - 10.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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