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Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Aviemore, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Jan M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“I love this place”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Another awesome week in this lovely place. Perfectly situated for a relaxing holiday within a seven minute walk of the centre of Aviemore. So you can choose to chill out in the house, which is in a great wee cul de sac, or walk down the lane past the steam train shed straight into the Main Street of the busy town of Aviemore.

Chilling out is easy, there are DVDs, a Play Station, loads of books and board games to keep you occupied. If that doesn't suit you, how about a nice glass of wine on the patio.... Looking up to the hills of the Cairn Gorms and listening to the steam train trundling past....

I would sell my house and move in without hesitation, home from home...

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Liked best: Spotlessly clean
Liked least: Having to leave...
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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gill h
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“once again I've had THE most relaxing time I could have wished for at craigie view”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

David made this the easiest break away we could have wished for. This lovely house is home from home with every amenity you could wish for but with the wonderful addition of the most stunning views of the Cairngorms. The peacefulness as well as the comfort of the beds adds to the most incredible sleeping and inevitable long lies. Easy walks to the village for morning coffee are delightful in the company of siskins, coaltits and red squirrels. Go have a wonderful break you will only want to repeat.

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Liked best: the peacefulness felt in the property
Liked least: leaving!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Marie M
1 review
“Lovely, well appointed spacious holiday home”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We would thoroughly recommend this property. We had a lovely time away with our two young children, one set of grandparents and our dog. The accommodation was spacious, clean and the selection of DVDs and Playstation Games was brilliant! Parking is ideal and the back garden is great for the kids and the dog as fully enclosed. The walk into Aviemore is a leisurely ten minutes.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Nicole C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Excellent, clean and perfect spot”
Reviewed 1 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The property was really clean and really well stocked with everything you need for a holiday getaway. There were six of us staying in the house, and it was a great size with really great bedrooms. It is close to town, within easy walking distance. It was really easy to book and we enjoyed everything about it. I would definitely recommend it, and the kids are asking when we are going back!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Recommended for:
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect find for a comfortable stay”
Reviewed 11 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Booked this for a semi-spontaneous getaway with my partner and we were not disappointed. Booking was very swift and easy and the exact dates we wanted were available; the owner was very helpful on the phone and via email. The guide for the house emailed to me contained all the information we needed (on heaters, wifi, hot water etc.). Arrived at the house itself easily (we got there very quickly with our bikes - is still decent walking distance from Aviemore rail station). It was very clean, very spacious and well-fitted as in the description above, and we felt very comfortable throughout our time there. The location was perfect and had some nice views - not at all far from the town centre and accessible on Cycle Route 7, which we spent a lot of time on. Special mentions to the very comfy double bed and the lovely shower (we're both students so we're not used to these kinds of things being of a decent standard, so it was a lovely change).

The service was also great regarding what little problems we had. The oven at one point was emitting a lot of smoke; this didn't stop us from cooking and didn't seem too dangerous but it still worried us, so we emailed the owner just to let them know. The owner responded with an apology and even offered to reimburse us with dinner at a high-end restaurant in the local area, which I hadn't expected at all. We didn't take it up but were still very grateful!

Would definitely visit again and recommend to friends. Thank you!

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