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Castleton Cottage

Castleton Cottage, Braemar, Grampian

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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £223.00 - 536.00

This lovely, semi-detached cottage sleeps two people in one bedroom.

Castleton Cottage is a lovely, semi-detached cottage in Braemar. With one double bedroom, it sleeps two comfortably. There is also a bathroom, a kitchen with breakfast bar and a sitting room with woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for two cars. With beautiful scenery on your doorstep, Castleton Cottage is great for a rural getaway.


A beautiful cosy cottage in a great location!
We had a lovely time at Castleton Cottage. It had everything you needed, lovely hosts and an amazing log burner - which was just what we needed after long soggy walks in the mountains! Braemar itself has everything you need - a co-op, gift shops and some lovely eateries. The cottage is perfectly situated for a very short walk into the town, and there are plenty of walks in the mountains, for all abilities, in easy reach. A fantastic stay and we will be back!

A lovely cottage
We had a lovely stay in Braemar in August which wasn't the warmest or driest of our visits to Scotland so a good accommodation was essential. The two of us are keen hill walkers so coming back to Castleton Cottage each night, where after lighting the fire, enjoying a lovely shower and spreading cloths out to dry is essential. The cottage soon warms up and we had the choice of eating out in the many local eateries or eating in, the trusty coop is also local for ingredients. Sleeping, we always kept the bedroom door closed and window open, very comfortable, a choice of a thinner duvet would have been used but not a problem. After two weeks we still have a few more Monro's to do so we will definitely be back there. Dave

Lovely visit, missing it already!!
Beautiful little cottage with everything you need all there for you. Sandra and Derek were so warm and friendly, they showed us in (with the fire already burning for us, kettle boiled, milk and bread in and fresh flowers on the side) they were next door if needed them (which we didn't, as there was plenty of info on where to go and what to do in the cottage). The location was superb and want to go back again as feel we only discovered a fraction of the surrounding area. Could not fault anything at all. As for the negative comments about the decor and colour coded chopping boards??? I have no idea what planet people are on sometimes. If you want a modern decor (which i always think feels too clinical) then go to a hotel!! This is a COTTAGE and i think it is perfect just as it is. And there are plently of chopping boards and utensils, everything is well thought of. Will definately be returning one day. Missing the fire and cozy evenings already.
Claire M

Perfect cosy cottage in the perfect highland village
I travelled from London to Braemar during the first week of august and was lucky enough to come across this gem of a cottage. Pre arrival I had email conversations with the owners and telephone contact in the days before arriving. Fairly straightforward to find once in Braemar on arriver I was warmly greeted by Derek the owner who had already got a lovely log burning fire set and lit and was at the front door to great me. First impressions was really cosy, homely, clean property in-which the owners clearly take a great deal of pride. The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay, good WiFi access, TV collections of DVD, board games - really everything has been thought of. Owners Sandra and Derek were so very warm and welcoming and are available just next door to this property should any issues come up which was good to know. Struggling to find anything to fault to be honest - HIGHLY recommended

Charmante Unterkunft in hervorragender Lage
In diesem Ferienhaus fehlt es an nichts! Gr??e, Mobiliar und Atmosph?re sind wunderbar, und die Gastgeber, Sandra und Derek, sind ?u?erst freundlich und hilfsbereit, ohne aufdringlich zu sein. Das H?uschen liegt fast zentral in Braemar, ist aber dabei sehr ruhig. Alles, was man braucht, ist nur einen ganz kleinen Fu?weg entfernt. Man kann von hier aus direkt zu wundervollen Wanderungen und Spazierg?ngen starten. Wir hatten hier die totale Entspannung!



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Double Beds


Electric panel heaters throughout with additional heating from woodburner in sitting room
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
Starter pack for woodburner included in rent
Electricity charged via £
1 coin meter
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Cot, highchair and 3-wheeler pushchair on request
Off road parking for 2 cars
Shared courtyard with furniture
One well behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 2 mins walk

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

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

Kindrochit Castle - 0.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Braemar Castle - 0.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Mar Lodge Estate - 3.5 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Linn o' Dee - 5.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Balmoral Castle - 7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Abergeldie Castle - 8.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Corgarff Castle - 12.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Royal Deeside - 14 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Tullich Symbol Stone - 15.3 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Cairngorms National Park - 16.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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