Honeysuckle Cottage

Honeysuckle Cottage

From £1750 per week

Sleeps 4 in two en-suite bedrooms

  • Four poster bed, freestanding bath tub and woodburning stove in master bedroom
  • In the heart of Rothiemurchus, a short walk to the Estate Farm Shop
  • Weekly lets in high season, short breaks also available September-March

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A beautifully renovated cottage with views over the rolling fields of Rothiemurchus, Honeysuckle Cottage is the perfect place to relax for either two couples or a family of four. Interior designer Fanny Ward has created a dreamy and whimsical escape for those who want to leave the everyday behind.

In the Bird Bedroom, swallows swoop above your four poster bed. After soaking away any remaining worries in the big bathtub, warm up and cosy down by the fireside. The Cloud Bedroom is an equally lovely place to drift off to sleep, with the quiet of a Rothiemurchus evening broken only by birdsong and the distant sounds of our fold of Highland cattle who often graze close by.

The outside space makes this cottage extremely special. On warmer evenings you can sit outside with a glass of something cool whilst your supper cooks in the outdoor pizza oven. Watch the swifts in the skies above and look out for Ospreys which can often be seen overhead. Enjoy the antics of the red squirrels - new residents of the drey which we built specially for them in the tree at the bottom of the garden.

The outdoor relaxation room provides a tranquil spot for some reading or morning yoga. Why not book a session with our resident yoga instructor Katie? It also makes an ideal spot for an end-of-day massage with one of our recommended mobile massage therapists.

With a bedroom at each end of the cottage and two separate entrances, it's an ideal place if you like to eat and socialise together in the kitchen and living room and then have your own privacy and space. Both bedrooms are en-suite with large walk-in rain showers. There's no need to leave your four-legged family members at home as the cottage is completely dog friendly, and its large garden is completely secure.

From the cottage it's only a short walk to the Farm Shop each morning for fresh bread and supplies. That's also the meeting point for activities on the estate such as falconry or quad bike treks. Honeysuckle is our closest cottage to Aviemore which is only a 15 minute walk away. Head in the other direction and there are tracks and trails leading through Rothiemurchus Forest past the Lily Loch towards Loch an Eilein. For a longer leg stretch, you can walk or cycle all the way to atmospheric Glen Einich on the far edge of the estate. Look out for wild red deer on the hillsides.

Your property includes the following:

  • Wood burning stoves in living room, kitchen and master bedroom
  • Four poster bed
  • Freestanding bathtub
  • Outdoor eating space
  • Wi-Fi
  • Firewood
  • Barbecue and outdoor wood-fired pizza oven
  • Off road parking
  • Storage for sports equipment
  • Drying cupboard
  • Luxury soap, hand lotion, shampoo, conditioner and body wash products by Noble Isle
  • Washing machine/tumble dryer
  • Electric range cooker
  • Two fridges and freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Smart TV in living room with Freesat
  • Welcome hamper stocked with food and drink from the Farm Shop

* Please note our internet connection is from a satellite connection in a rural part of the Highlands of Scotland. As such, it is suitable for light internet browsing and should not be relied upon for full daily use or streaming music or video content. Time lag between pages loading can be slower with satellite internet compared to cable internet.

The following are also provided:

  • Linen, towels and flannels
  • Kettle, toaster, electric hand mixer, toastie maker
  • Fresh milk on arrival
  • Salt and pepper and a selection of herbs and spices
  • Tea, coffee and sugar
  • Hypoallergenic pillows and duvets available on request
  • Electronic safe
  • Hair dryers in each bedroom
  • Coffee making machine and cafetiere
  • Milk warmer/frother
  • Lavazza coffee capsules
  • Kitchen cleaning materials - Washing up liquid, washing up cloth and brush, dishwasher tablets
  • Laundry essentials: Washing machine liquid and softener
  • Kitchen essentials: Oven gloves, kitchen roll, aluminium foil, baking parchment, cling film, bin bags
  • Bathroom cleaner
  • Firelighters and matches
  • Iron and ironing board

Arrival & Departure

The property will be yours from 4pm on your arrival day until 09.30am on your departure day.

Other Services

Please see the Extras page for other services we can arrange for you or available to book.

Location

Turning off the ski road to Cairngorm Mountain, glance to your left and see a magnificent view through the Larig Ghru pass. Continue up the road between the paddocks where the Rothiemurchus Highland Ponies graze. Pass Inverdruie House (and the Garden Flat) on your right, and a little outdoor nursery, the cottage is the last building at the end of the track. Honeysuckle Cottage is incredibly accessible by road, rail and air. Situated 15-minutes walk from Aviemore, 35 minutes drive from Inverness through stunning Highland scenery and just over an hour’s flight from London, you can be at the heart of the Scottish Highlands quicker than you may think.

By Rail

Aviemore Station is 2 miles from the cottage and taxis are readily available. It is serviced by direct National Express and Caledonian Sleeper services from London and the south, and has links to all major cities (3 hours from Glasgow or Edinburgh). You can pick up a taxi from outside Aviemore Station or you can book a taxi on 01479 812 000 or 01479 811 111. If you aren't heading straight to the cottages, you can leave your luggage with Aviemore Luggage Storage so you can easily explore without carrying your bags around with you.

Car hire - you can travel to Aviemore by train, and collect your hire car from Aviemore Car & Van Hire right outside the train station. Please see www.aviemorecarhire.co.uk who will meet you off even the earliest or latest trains.

The newly refurbished Caledonian Sleeper is the most luxurious and romantic way to arrive here and pulls in around 7am at Aviemore Station. If you would like to arrive in even more style, please speak to us about arranging use of the private helicopter landing pad on the estate.

By Road

The cottage is about 2 miles from the main A9 road from Perth to Inverness and 3 minutes by car from Aviemore.

By Air

Inverness Airport is only a 45-minute drive away, taking you through some stunning landscapes on the fast A9 road. Direct flights take just over an hour from London, with British Airways serving the airport daily from London Heathrow and Easyjet 3-5 times a day from London (Gatwick and Luton). LoganAir fly direct daily from Manchester, Birmingham and Belfast. Daily flights with KLM link Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol, which then links to another 176 European cities. From Inverness Airport, you can collect a hire car from a number of competitively-priced providers.

We have a safe landing site if you would like to arrive by private helicopter. Please speak to us to arrange landing and onward transport.