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Balnabruaich

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Views, location and walks / bike rides from the door make this cosy cottage perfect.
The lounge / dining room with spectacular mountain views.
Red squirrels in the garden. You will also see Woodpecker, Jay, many small birds, Deer and Hare.
1 of 7Views, location and walks / bike rides from the door make this cosy cottage perfect.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Balnabruaich is in the quiet hamlet of Inveruglas in the Cairngorms National Park. It has unrivalled views over the RSPB Insh Marshes Nature reserve and the Monadhliath mountains. The area offers the scope for a wide variety of outdoor activities, nature watching and sightseeing and the house is the ideal spot to relax, soak up the beautiful views and watch the visiting wildlife. There is a wealth of lovely walks and bike rides on the doorstep and the large enclosed garden makes it an ideal base for dog owners. The well equipped bungalow sleeps 5 comfortably with plenty of space. The kitchen contains everything you are likely to need including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. There is a wood-burning stove in the lounge, Wi-Fi, a music system with CD player, DAB radio and USB...Balnabruaich is in the quiet hamlet of Inveruglas in the Cairngorms National Park. It has unrivalled views over the RSPB Insh Marshes Nature reserve and the Monadhliath mountains. The area offers the scope for a wide variety of outdoor activities, nature watching and sightseeing and the house is the ideal spot to relax, soak up the beautiful views and watch the visiting wildlife. There is a wealth of lovely walks and bike rides on the doorstep and the large enclosed garden makes it an ideal base for dog owners. The well equipped bungalow sleeps 5 comfortably with plenty of space. The kitchen contains everything you are likely to need including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. There is a wood-burning stove in the lounge, Wi-Fi, a music system with CD player, DAB radio and USB port, and an internet connected TV with Freeview and iPlayer. Bed-linen and towels are provided and all electricity is included.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Judy B
Response Rate:87%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2020
Departure32789989258, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2020

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Reviewed 27 May 2019

We stayed at Balnabruaich for a week over Easter in April and had a really lovely time. The house had everything you could want plus more and was lovely and warm during our entire stay. There are some lovely outdoor seats and a stunning view...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Departure32789989258, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

Thank you very much for your delightful review - we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your holiday and will be very pleased to welcome you back! Best wishes, Judy and Jules

Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Balnabruich is a warm, spacious and very clean self catering cottage. Situated in Inveruglas, within a small group of similar cottages with easy access to Kingussie. Lovely views. Large garden and wildlife frequently seen. Cycling from the doorstep with tracks in every direction. We were...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Departure32789989258, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Margaret. We are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves and appreciated all that Balnabruaich and the area have to offer. We look forward to seeing you again! Judy

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Having stayed in many other self catering dog friendly cottages in the area over the last 20 years this had a lot to live up to. We were certainly not disappointed and Balnabruaich has now taken the No 1 slot for us. It is a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review and for coming all that way - we are delighted that you enjoyed the place so much. We look forward to your return visits next year. All the best, Judy and Jules

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Had a great week at Balnabruaich which is a very well equipped and comfortable holiday home. Lovely views from lounge and the peace and quiet is awesome. Loads of wildlife in the garden which the grandchildren loved to see. Situated in a superb location for...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks very much for the lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed Balnabruaich and will be very happy to welcome you back again. All the best Judy and Jules

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Balnabruaich is located not far from Kingussie, set nestled on the edge of a magnificent pine forest. The surroundings are peaceful and relaxing away from the business of the main tourist spots. Yet you are still in easy reach of all the main attractions. Including...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hi Vicki. Thanks very much for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the house. We will be very glad to see you all there again! Best wishes Judy and Jules

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Our third visit to Balnabruaich which is just a few minutes drive from Kingussie, it is a very comfortable and well equipped holiday cottage situated in a very quiet location, adjacent to the Badenoch Way. It has good views looking over Insh Marshes (RSPB Reserve)...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much Peter, for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoy Balnabruaich and look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Judy.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

3rd stay in location 1st stay at the cottage & it was great. Warm welcoming & attention to detail was obvious. Scenery from the main living room window was spectacular. The bird feeders in & around the garden were great & it was fun filling...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for your very good review - we appreciate it, and would be very happy to have you back soon!

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Cottage is quietly located nearby Kingussie and it is very good equipped with really everything! It has superb views on the mountains, it was a shame that we had only booked for a week. There is a lot of wildlife (birds, deer, squirrels) around the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, Miriam. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Balnabruaich and would be very happy to have you back!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Second visit to this holiday home and everything was perfect. Lovely location and as an added bonus it even snowed for us. A lovely Xmas tree was also there and it was like home from home. Thank you Judy. Perfect. Margaret and Peter Preece

Date of stay: December 2017
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Julie C, VR Owner at Balnabruaich, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you Margaret and Peter. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that it was a good Christmas for you all. Best wishes Judy and Jules.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Safe
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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