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Riverside Cottage In Ballater (Cairngorms)

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Riverside Cottage was one of Ballater's earliest buildings and when Karl first visited it, it had gone to ruin. The property has now been comprehensively but sympathetically renovated and offers a cosy yet spacious home away from home with all the usual modern amenities & more in a great location to explore Ballater and all of Deeside. The two-story house sleeps up to 6 & has a comfortable lounge with 2 large sofas & a woodburning stove, a spacious kitchen, a garden view room with dining & seating area, cloakroom, and toilet downstairs. The bathroom & 2 bedrooms can be found upstairs, a super king double room & a twin room, both have bedside cabinets and wardrobes. The bathroom is well sized and boasts a built-in shower & separate large double ended bath. A further 2 guests sleep on a s...Riverside Cottage was one of Ballater's earliest buildings and when Karl first visited it, it had gone to ruin. The property has now been comprehensively but sympathetically renovated and offers a cosy yet spacious home away from home with all the usual modern amenities & more in a great location to explore Ballater and all of Deeside. The two-story house sleeps up to 6 & has a comfortable lounge with 2 large sofas & a woodburning stove, a spacious kitchen, a garden view room with dining & seating area, cloakroom, and toilet downstairs. The bathroom & 2 bedrooms can be found upstairs, a super king double room & a twin room, both have bedside cabinets and wardrobes. The bathroom is well sized and boasts a built-in shower & separate large double ended bath. A further 2 guests sleep on a sofa bed located in the room overlooking the garden. The secluded garden features a traditional Swedish wood fired hot tub, a great way to unwind after exploring some of the local activities available; be it fishing, a distillery tour, hiking, biking or even skiing in the winter! Please do not confuse the eco-tub with a Jacuzzi. An initial 2 baskets of logs for the hot tub & wood burner (in lounge) are provided & instructions on how to get them ‘fired’ up can be found in the cottage guide once at the house. Ballater also offers a number of local restaurants and cafes for dining out, alternatively the cottage has a fully equipped kitchen to cook for yourselves & there is also an outside dining area in the secluded courtyard for those warmer days. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We love dogs at Riverside cottage and like the fact that your doggie gets to join you on your holiday. There is a small fee to allow our cleaner to spend a bit extra time on the house, making sure the house is spotless for our next guests.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Karl J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2019

Beautifully restored cottage close to the riverside in Ballater. Really nice, warm, spacious and well appointed cottage with everything you could wish for, including an outside seating are, in this charming village.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank 86Jen309
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Thank you for a charming stay at a wonderfuly quaint Scottish cottage by a beautiful river, in a gorgeous town. Very clean, tidy and impeccably presented. The hosts were fun and friendly. Our stay was magic and we can’t wait to return to explore some...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Joewaterman
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Really a good experience. Cottage very clean and with a full equipement Heated floor and confortable chimmney room Fantastic landscape for a southern spanish like us. Cold days but lovely

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Beautiful Cottage in the heart of Ballater, all modernised but kept in keeping with the original cottage. Four of us stayed very comfortably for a weekend. Some lovely touches and we enjoyed feeding and watching the birds in the garden. The surrounding area is great,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Katyday31
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Ideally located in Ballater town with good local amenities and no problem parking. Facilities and decoration excellent.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Ian R
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Ballater is very accessible by foot, bicycle, or car. There are gems to discover around every corner!
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