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Foiseil Cottage is ideally located in a quiet position just a few minute’s walk from the centre of Grantown on Spey. The property is newly converted and now complete provides striking contemporary accommodation ideal for a couple or a single person looking to explore the Cairngorm National Park.
The accommodation is on all the one level with the sitting room , dining and kitchen all being open plan, this area is spacious and light with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden area and a vaulted ceiling. Located off this area is the bedroom with a king size bed and a beautiful bathroom with a bath and shower over. Throughout the property is tastefully furnished and equipped to a high level.
Technology wise this property has it all, wifi internet access, Sonas Wireless speaker for your iPod, flat screen 3D television with Freesat Digital, Apple TV and Netflix, and even a Nespresso coffee maker for the caffeine addict. Outside the property has a small area of courtyard garden, complete with garden furniture and a barbecue. Lockable storage is also available for a couple of mountain bikes or other outdoor gear. Parking is also provided for two cars.
The town offers a good range of facilities for the visitor including a supermarket, numerous cafes and restaurants, unique independent shops and a museum. For the outdoor enthusiast the area has much to offer, for the golfer the town has its own golf club and others are located just a short distance away in Boat of Garten and Carrbridge. For the walker there are numerous trails including Anagach Woods and for winter sports the Cairngorm Mountain near Aviemore is located 22 miles away.
Included in the rent
Access to the property
Please note although the property is all on the one level, access is via a steep staircase, which may make the property unsuitable for elderly guests or those with walking difficulties.
A sofa bed is available for a maximum of two guests, please advise at the time of booking if required.
Good Housekeeping Deposit
A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £75.00 is required at the property.
Overall accommodation was good and a good base to explore the area. As with some other reviews would benefit from somewhere to put wet clothes/shoes. Would have been helpful to have instruction to say radiators needed to be switched on individually. Property has outside storage but unfortunately with the owners things already present there wasn't actually any room for our bikes so had to keep outside (very safe area so not an issue other than the rain).
Nit picking, an excellent would be a 5 foot bed and new bedding but overall it is a very nice place.
Very nice property.
Really nice place to stay, could have done with, somewhere to hang wet coats/shoes after walking. May be a coffee table for in front of the telly? But overall really pleased with the accommodation.
Stylish, spacious and comfortable cottage. Well located for local shops and restaurants. Only used the kettle in the kitchen but it looked well equipped. Very good value for money. We stayed here while walking the Speyside Way so appreciated the bath and hot water at the end of each day's walk. Only 2 things lacking which would have made it perfect: 1. Somewhere to hang wet waterproofs by the door when we came in (it rained a lot)! 2. Somewhere to hang wet bath towels in the bathroom. The heated towel rail was only big enough for the hand towels and it was high up on the wall behind the loo. We improvised by using the clothes airer provided.
A mixed review: Pros: comfortable bed High end technology Top spec kitchen appliances Quality bathroom Efficient, easy to use heating Close to Grantown amenities Cons: Difficult to find down tight alley Shared parking- not designated solely for cottage- first come first served Very dirty on arrival- we vacuumed and cleaned dining table & chairs, bathroom and kitchen area before unpacking Overgrown weed strewn gravel garden- no furniture out, plus overturned broken tool store Shared entry - two other front doors are immediately outside your bedroom window- we had blind permanently down for privacy
Very clean and comfortable accommodation. Despite being a few minutes walk from the shops, the cottage was very quiet. We had planned to stay in Aviemore, but are very glad that we found this cottage in our online search as Grantown was far more attractive and had everything we needed (plus an interesting museum). A visit to Craig Bar is a must (the Landlord is very entertaining!). Fantastic walk from the cottage through Anagach woods and along the River Spey. The cottage was an ideal base to tour the area. We visited Balmoral Castle (the drive along the Highland Tourist route is simply stunning), Inverness (dolphin and seal watching from Chanonry Point and Findhorn), Culloden and the RSPB Osprey Hide. Lovely walks on the Glenlivet Estate, up Cairngorm Mountain and around Loch Morlich. We hope to visit the area again very soon and would very happily book this cottage.