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Tomidhu stars
Country kitchen
Tomidhu cottage
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Gary M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a wonderful 5 night stay at Tomidhu in September 2017. Well located for walks, a short drive to local towns but perfectly peaceful for a nice relaxing time in the heart of the Highlands. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the kitchen...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank CMPLondon
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Tomidhu is an historic Scottish cottage, updated with an addition and completely modern amenities. It is in a beautiful location, with views and walks right outside the door. Ballater to the east and Braemar to the west are both interesting communities for shopping, eating out,...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Discover672419
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

7 of us and 2 dogs stayed here. Lovely facilities and so clean. Great location for exploring the glens by foot or bike.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank mahlonangieella
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lovely old highland property tastefully renovated to house 6 people plus dog very comfortably. Nearest town Ballater is 6 miles away but the big kitchen is well equipped for self catering. Very efficient wood burning stoves (wood supplied) give the house a friendly feel as...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Allison W
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Comfortable, warm, golden eagles and loads of biking or walking if there's no snow for skiing. Just what we were looking for.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Pedallerpete
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2015
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Loved the modernised cottage. Perfect situation for the fishing. Especially loved the large, light,bright kitchen. Will definitely book again.

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Brenda B
Management response:Responded 27 June 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad the cottage suited your needs. We would of course love to welcome you back again sometime soon. Kind regards Gary and Tina.

Reviewed 24 June 2015

Very clean, smart and recently renovated. An excellent holiday cottage and very well placed for Deeside.

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Jay S
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Beautiful location!!! Tidy House!! highly recommended for any one who like mountain walk or biking or simply relaxing holiday!! 100% sure will come back again!! xxx

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Max S
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Fighting the inclination to keep Tomidhu/Cairngormlight all for ourselves, we cannot but highly recommend this beatifully restored farmhouse. It is an utterly charming cottage that nevertheless meets all modern standards. Tomidhu is set in a breathtaking and unspoilt location excellent for exploring the Cairngorms, Royal...More

Date of stay: April 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Attractions: Within the immediate vicinity of Crathie, Balmoral Castle is a popular destination for tourists passing through the area. The Lochnagar distillery is also located here and can be visited for a tour of the facility or just to try a quick dram at the bar. There are many other castles and distilleries within a short drive of the property. Ballater is an old town which has retained much of its charm as it has avoided the extensive development so prevalent in the towns to the north of the park. There are numerous hotels, restaurants, bars and shops serving the local population and the busy tourist industry which reaches it’s peak during the summer months. Braemar is considerably smaller but is still popular with tourists due to it’s enduring architecture and spectacular ...
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