Munro Cottage

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Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Cottage
Great Value
Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Hot Tub

Estate living is just the best! Being able to wander out of your attractive, welcoming cottage to 200 acres of lush forests, meadows, a private loch, rivers and fabulous nature trails certainly blows the cobwebs away and offers a totally refreshing and relaxing stay. Munro  Cottage offers 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 5 guests. The cottage has been attractively refurbished and boasts easy open plan living together with a large grassed garden and a new hot tub where you can soak, mesmerised by the breathtaking countryside panorama. Munro Cottage is located on the fabulous Cairngorms Castle Estate. There are four other cottages and a castle on the estate, sleeping up to 47 guests in total! It is a wonderful location for a special event or celebration. Each holiday property enjoys total privacy and access to the whole magical estate. Perhaps you should ask friends to take another of the cottages and enjoy with wonderful estate together?

Munro Cottage is built on one single level so is ideal if any of your group have mobility issues. The living space is open plan in design with a modern kitchen with excellent appliances at one end, a dining area in the middle and a comfy living space at the far end. The cottage offers a huge wall-mounted television with Sky sports and movie channels for your enjoyment. The living area is bright and cheerful with plenty of natural light flooding in.

All of the bedrooms are decorated in natural, calming hues. Two are set up as twins and the remaining bedroom is a cosy single room. One of the twin bedrooms enjoys its own en-suite bathroom with a power shower and the other boasts a spacious Jack and Jill bathroom with doors opening to the bedroom and the hallway so that the single room also has use of it.

Though the interiors are neat, tidy and smart, guests staying at Munro Cottage tend to spend most of their time outdoors in good weather. The estate is stunning and the views from your enclosed garden are beautiful. At the end of a busy day there is nothing better than a long soak in your hot tub with a glass of fizz! The tub will be ready for your arrival with fresh hot water. You will be captivated by the ducks on the duck pond and the surrounding natural beauty. You can even take two of your furry friends along to enjoy the holiday!

Cairngorms Castle and the Estate have a fascinating history. The first map showing a building on the site was published between 1747 and 1755. The origins of the estate appear to have been Cairngorms Cottage which was built as a hunting lodge and inhabited by the Shaw family from the late 1700’s. Cairngorms Castle was built in the early 1860’s, commissioned by Lord Clyde, Queen Victoria’s banker and designed by Her Majesty’s architect from Balmoral. The estate sold in 1867 at a traditional ‘Roup’ for a reduced price of £10,000 as advertised in the Times! Guests staying on any of the properties on the 200 acre estate enjoy beautiful scenery and the freshest of air on this dreamy estate. You can fish for rainbow and brown trout or take a trip out on the estate’s private loch in the five person dinghy or fish for salmon or stroll along the River Shee which runs through the estate. Skiers and snowboarders enjoy the close proximity of the famous Glenshee Snowsports Centre ten miles away and walkers love the sensational 64 mile CateranTrail, the second stage of which passes through the estate. You can take a beautiful moorland route to the Tail’s highest point between Strathardle and Glenshee enjoying breathtaking views of the lush glens and rugged peaks. Cairngorms Castle is also a wonderful base for exploring the Cairngorms National Park with its choice of 55 Munros, four of which are the highest mountains in the UK. Those less active can enjoy the very scenic, spectacular drive along the 90 mile Snowroads stretch, starting at nearby Blairgowrie and driving to the Highland town of Grantown-on-Spey.

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What you should know…

  • There are additional charges for fishing and using the estate dinghy. Please let our Concierge Team know if you are interested in these or any other activities as they can be pre-arranged
  • Munro Cottage is built on a single level
  • The hot tub is available for an exyta fee payable locally

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet Hot Tub Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Heating

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living & dining area
- Fully-equipped kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave and dishwasher
- Bedroom with twin beds and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with twin beds and access to Jack and Jill en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with single bed

Exterior Grounds
- Hot tub available for an extra fee of £50
- Dining facilities
- Enclosed garden

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- TV
- Washing machine
- Travel cot & highchair available on request
- Parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Munro Cottage
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The fabulous Munro Cottage is located on the Cairngorms Castle Estate in the heart of Glenshee, a spectacular, lush green glen. It enjoys the most breathtaking mountain scenery and very fresh air. The Estate is situated on the southern fringe of the Cairngorms National Park, just 2 hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Glenshee translates as ‘The Valley of Peace’ and is known fondly by the the locals as ‘the fairy glen’. The area is famous for its fantastic variety of activities including walking, angling, shooting, golf, cycling and also winter sports. Mountain biking, falconry and pony trekking are also available. The fantastic Glenshee Snowsports Centre is just ten miles from the cottage. If that is not enough to get the adrenaline flowing, Nae Limits offer an impressive range of water and land adventures including white water rafting, river tubing and quad biking.

The scenery is absolutely spectacular. The 64 mile Caterlan Trail passes through the estate and takes you to the highest point of the trail with sensational panoramic views of the mountain peaks and deep green glens. The Cairngorms National Park offers scenic drives and 55 Munroes to climb. They are ideal for beginners and experienced hill walkers alike. Kayakers and canoeists enjoy the challenging network of rivers. Instructor led beginner sessions can be arranged.   

Golfers are not left out. There are over 100 fantastic courses including Braemar, the highest course in Scotland and possibly the most beautiful. The Cairngorm Mountains rise up each side of the course. The championship courses at Rosemount and Blairgowrie and the world famous Gleneagles, St Andrews and Caroustie are all within easy reach.

The Cairngorms Castle Estate enjoys a fishing stretch of just under a mile with excellent salmon and trout fishing for novice and experienced fishers on the River Shee. The Shee Water is located at the head of the River Ericht tributary of the whole Tay system and has had a consistently strong run for 40 years. The Ericht has a fish counter on it which regularly sees 10,000 to 15,000 fish through in a season which usually runs from May to August. There is also rainbow and brown trout fishing in the estate’s private loch with the estate’s dinghy available for guests to enjoy.

Another popular excursion is a trip to a distillery. Gin lovers adore the Persie Gin Distillery which is just six miles from the castle. Chocoholics can treat themselves at the award-winning Chocolatier Iain Burnett’s gift shop.

The nearby towns of Blairgowrie and Pitlochry are very attractive. They are an easy drive and offer excellent amenities and plenty of attractions, including the Fish Ladder and Festival Theatre in Pitlochry.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Dundee Airport

(51km)

Nearest Town/City Blairgowrie

(24km)

Nearest Village Kirkmichael

(14km)

Nearest Restaurant The Kirky Bar & Restaurant

(14km)

Nearest Supermarket Tesco Superstore, Blairgowrie

(24km )

Nearest Golf Blairgowrie Golf Club

(27km)

Region

 Ah, bonnie Scotland! A wild and beautiful part of the world, where you can explore the rugged highlands or enjoy the colour and vibrancy of cultural capitals like Edinburgh and Glasgow. But how do you know you’re getting the very best out of your trip? That’s where we come in. If you’ve had a browse through our range of luxury cottages and castles in Scotland, you’ll know there’s some great places to stay, but to find all the great things to do, see and eat you’ll need our handy Scotland travel guide  – so read on and enjoy! 

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Munro Cottage is perfect for a family holiday. This delightful cottage offers a modern, open plan living area with a television and Sky channels. Outside in the enclosed garden, you will discover the very popular hot tub. Children have a ball racing around the estate and discovering the loch, the pond, the forests and the beautiful gardens. It is such a wonderful holiday being out in the fresh air. They also enjoy seeing the wildlife including red and roe deer, squirrels and buzzards. Just imagine the games of hide and seek you can play!

The Cairngorms is a fantastic location for activity holidays. The hill walking and river activities are amazing and there are so many activities to keep little one enthralled and immersed in its great outdoor playground. All set in spectacular Scottish scenery, there are many award-winning attractions including open air museums, castles, distillery tours, wild animals and rollercoasters. The Highland Folk Museum is no ordinary museum, it is a recreated life size village that was used in the television series Outlander. You can explore the living tradition of the Highland Games at The Braemar Highland Games Centre. If you have Scottish roots, you will love the museums dedicated to local Clans and the Jacobite uprisings, telling the tales of a bloodthirsty past.

The Landmark Forest Adventure Park packs a punch and offers thrill-seeking children a massive adrenaline rush. The Highland Wildlife Park offers a fantastic zoo experience. Older children love the Aviemore Kart Raceway. Castles are also a great option. Baemar, Balmoral and Blair Castles are located in the Cairngorms.

This area is brilliant at all times of the year but in the winter, the big attraction is the snowy weather. The Cairngorms National Park plays host to 3 out of Scotland’s 5 ski centres, Glenshee, Cairngorm Mountain and the Lect. On snowy days, visitors love to hit the slopes by ski, snowboard or even snowshoe. The scenery is absolutely incredible so even if you are not participating, you can enjoy the views with coffee or hot chocolate in hand at the cafes on the slopes. The Glenshee Snowsports Centre is just moments from the cottage. Daily tickets and equipment hire can be booked online. Glenshee has the most comprehensive network of ski-lifts in Scotland with 3 chairlifts, 4 T-bar surface lifts and 15 Poma style platter lifts. They are self loading but lift attendants are there to help. The centre offers ski lessons and a special Ski Academy for children from 5 years old to 15 years from beginners to advanced skiers. There is coaching from 2-4 hours daily including performance training, race training and coaching. Children love it!

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Extras payable locally:

- Hot tub available for an extra fee of £50

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £150 card authorisation to be taken prior to arrival and to be released in full subject to a damage inspection on departure.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi is included in the rental price
Changeover day Friday or Monday
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 3-night minimum stay, this may be increased across peak dates
Pets welcome? A maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs are allowed for an additional charge of £35 per dog, per stay. Please request at the time of booking.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Property Licence Number PK12036P
EPC Rating D

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 - - - £1,124
Jun 28th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 - - - £1,380
Aug 30th 2024 - Oct 11th 2024 - - - £1,124
Oct 11th 2024 - Oct 25th 2024 - - - £1,155
Oct 25th 2024 - Dec 16th 2024 - - - £1,124
Dec 16th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - £1,497
Jan 3rd 2025 - Apr 4th 2025 £916 £1,028 £1,141 £1,124
Apr 4th 2025 - Apr 18th 2025 - - - £1,380
Apr 18th 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 - - - £1,124
Jun 27th 2025 - Aug 29th 2025 - - - £1,380
Aug 29th 2025 - Oct 10th 2025 - - - £1,124
Oct 10th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - - £1,155
Oct 24th 2025 - Dec 15th 2025 - - - £1,124
Dec 15th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 - - - £1,497

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 - - - €1,236
Jun 28th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 - - - €1,517
Aug 30th 2024 - Oct 11th 2024 - - - €1,236
Oct 11th 2024 - Oct 25th 2024 - - - €1,270
Oct 25th 2024 - Dec 16th 2024 - - - €1,236
Dec 16th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - €1,647
Jan 3rd 2025 - Apr 4th 2025 €1,007 €1,131 €1,254 €1,236
Apr 4th 2025 - Apr 18th 2025 - - - €1,517
Apr 18th 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 - - - €1,236
Jun 27th 2025 - Aug 29th 2025 - - - €1,517
Aug 29th 2025 - Oct 10th 2025 - - - €1,236
Oct 10th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - - €1,270
Oct 24th 2025 - Dec 15th 2025 - - - €1,236
Dec 15th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 - - - €1,647

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 - - - $1,323
Jun 28th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 - - - $1,624
Aug 30th 2024 - Oct 11th 2024 - - - $1,323
Oct 11th 2024 - Oct 25th 2024 - - - $1,360
Oct 25th 2024 - Dec 16th 2024 - - - $1,323
Dec 16th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - - $1,763
Jan 3rd 2025 - Apr 4th 2025 $1,078 $1,211 $1,343 $1,323
Apr 4th 2025 - Apr 18th 2025 - - - $1,624
Apr 18th 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 - - - $1,323
Jun 27th 2025 - Aug 29th 2025 - - - $1,624
Aug 29th 2025 - Oct 10th 2025 - - - $1,323
Oct 10th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - - $1,360
Oct 24th 2025 - Dec 15th 2025 - - - $1,323
Dec 15th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 - - - $1,763

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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