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Spindrift Cottage

Spindrift Cottage - Quiet scenic location adjacent to RSPB Insh Marshes and Ruthven Barrackes
55 reviews
Spindrift Cottage - Quiet scenic location adjacent to RSPB Insh Marshes and Ruthven Barrackes
Private deck overlooking the quiet large tree lined garden and visiting wildlife.
Lounge with patio doors opening onto a deck with patio furniture & BBQ
Open plan kitchen with high ceiling and wooden beams
Double bedroom with ensuite
Twin  Room with bathroom
Main bathroom
Ensuite bathroom
Table tennis room
Large tree lined garden surrounded by hills
View of the courtyard garden
Driveway up to the cottage
Highland Cattle at the driveway entrance
Ruthven Barracks (adjacent) is floodlit at night
Loch Morlich and the Cairngorms nearby 20 minute drive
Tromie River, just l mile away, paddle or swim
Kingussie 1 mile (14 minutes walk) Kingussie Paths Network
Bird Reserve of Insh Marshes  1 mile
Loch an Eilein 10 miles
Ptarmigan Restaurant Cairngorm Mountain summer and winter
Skiing Cairngorm 30 minutes drive
Mountain Railway at Cairngorm Mountain 30 minute drive
Husky rally every January at Loch Morlich 20 minutes drive
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Kingussie, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Beautiful cottage in a quiet and scenic location to relax and soak up the Scottish atmosphere surrounded by mountains and wildlife. Central for many visitor attractions including the Highland Wildlife Park, Distilleries, Highland Folk Museum and near to lochs for canoeing and sailing or just walk/mountain bike from the doorstep! Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. Free WiFi.

Just a 15 minute walk to Kingussie means you can leave the car behind to go to shops and restaurants, or take advantage of the free use of 2 adult traditional bikes to cycle round the locality.

One double bedroom with ensuite.  One twin room with private bathroom.  Open plan kitchen, dining and comfortable lounge with patio doors leading out to a deck with table and outdoor seating and BBQ area. High vaulted ceiling with wooden beams and velux roof windows...
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Listing #HL200574
About the Owner
Judy B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This cottage is in a beautiful spot for access to walking, bird watching, distilleries etc in the Kingussie area. Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. There is free WiFi which unlike so many cottages had decent bandwidth. The cottage is well equipped with...More

Thank Tibor H
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks you very much for your very kind words, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying here and that the area gave you everything you wanted from your holiday. Best wishes, Judy and Jules

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We went to Spindrift Cottage for 10 days for our honeymoon and had the most relaxing and wonderful time! The cottage was warm and cosy; it was very clean and had all the amenities we needed. We would watch the birds coming to the feeders...More

Thank Sue H
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for the lovely review, Sue. We felt very honoured that you chose to come to Ruthven Steadings for your honeymoon and we are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much. We wish you a long and very happy marriage and look forward to...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

A great location just outside Kingussie. Super for bird watching, RSPB Insh Marsh a short distance away. Marvellous for photography with many wonderful trees and landscapes. A warm welcome from the owners and a very comfortable cottage with great amenities, a superb place to return...More

Thank bjhnorfolk
Julie C, VR Owner at Spindrift Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a great review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the cottage and this wonderful area. We hope you will come back again some time!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Large tree lined garden, mountain views, near to visitor attractions, castles, watersports, winter skiing. Table Tennis. Free use of two shopping bikes.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
GBP 500
26 May 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
7 nights
GBP 650
8 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
7 nights
GBP 530
3 Nov 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
7 nights
GBP 420
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All bedding, towels, electricity and oil fired central heating included in the price.
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About the neighbourhood
Just l mile from the Highland Town of Kingussie, 12 miles south of Aviemore. Within l mile shops, restaurants, within 6 miles beach, wildlife park, folk museum, within 19 miles winter skiing, reindeer centre, osprey centre, various visitor attractions.
One of the best golf courses in the Cairngorm National Park only a few minutes drive away and fishing less than 400metres.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 72.0 km
Railway: Kingussie: 1.6 km
2.5hrs north of Edinburgh and Glasgow, 45 minutes south of Inverness.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.6 km.
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