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Traditional 3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6. 18 Golf Road, Ballater, Royal Deeside.

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View from the patio area.  Bifold doors open for al fresco dining. Fully enclosed garden and patio.
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Cottage
Set in Royal Deeside, this cottage is in the centre of town and has stunning views from the upstairs bedrooms. A traditionally built granite home with modern facilities including fridge, freezer, washing machine & dishwasher. Bright and welcoming, you will feel at home whether you are here for walking, golf, hill climbing or touring. One of the many walks you can do is a walk around the golf course with the Royal Dee on your left and the beautiful golf course on the right with views of Craigendarroch Hill. It takes about 40 mins and the views are breathtaking! Cambus O'May (nearby) has many beautiful country walks too. In the lounge there is a log fire and views to a large patio area for al fresco dining.An open dining and kitchen leads from the lounge making it open and spacious. Wifi, ...Set in Royal Deeside, this cottage is in the centre of town and has stunning views from the upstairs bedrooms. A traditionally built granite home with modern facilities including fridge, freezer, washing machine & dishwasher. Bright and welcoming, you will feel at home whether you are here for walking, golf, hill climbing or touring. One of the many walks you can do is a walk around the golf course with the Royal Dee on your left and the beautiful golf course on the right with views of Craigendarroch Hill. It takes about 40 mins and the views are breathtaking! Cambus O'May (nearby) has many beautiful country walks too. In the lounge there is a log fire and views to a large patio area for al fresco dining.An open dining and kitchen leads from the lounge making it open and spacious. Wifi, ipod dock, flat screen t.v., blueray player available for your convenience. Shops and restaurants nearby. Close to Balmoral Castle & Braemar. Tennis and golf only 5 mins walk. There is a secure garden with large patio area with table chairs and bbq. Minimum rental 7 nights. Check in on Saturday 4pm, guests are asked to leave by 10am the following Saturday. No smoking and pets, sorry.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Susan K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed October 12, 2019

This is the second time I have stayed at this property, and certainly plan to do so again. It is such a lovely cottage which feels very homely. It has everything you need and is kept very well. It is also ideally located in the...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank PJW999
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

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Date of stay: July 2019
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Another great week spent in this perfectly located cottage in Ballater. Spacious lounge with sliding doors opening out onto a lovely patio area & garden with 3 good sized bedrooms. All you could need is within walking distance from the Co-op practically next door, the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Three of us stayed in the cottage during the third week of July on a business trip. The cottage is very spacious, homely, we’ll equipped and has lovely furnishings. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the front door. It also has...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

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Date of stay: February 2018
63susieblues, VR Owner at Traditional 3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6. 18 Golf Road, Ballater, Royal Deeside., responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Our third year in this lovely, well situated cottage in Ballater. It has everything you need from the spacious lounge with kitchen attached, 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms , Wifi and a good sized garden ( great for watching the birds at the bird...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Graham M
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: July 2017
63susieblues, VR Owner at Traditional 3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6. 18 Golf Road, Ballater, Royal Deeside., responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Keighley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2017
63susieblues, VR Owner at Traditional 3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6. 18 Golf Road, Ballater, Royal Deeside., responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2017

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Instantly felt at home on arrival. House and beds very comfortable with everything that we needed. A log fire with plenty of wood was a highlight. John & Susan were friendly and helpful and made us welcome with a bottle of wine. We had a...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Brian M
Management response:Responded January 4, 2017

Thanks for your kind comments. You are welcome back anytime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Ballater has been in the news over the last few years due to Storm Frank. A huge devastating flood in December 2015. St.Kilda (this cottage) was very lucky and suffered no damage. The town of Ballater has come back with a vengeance! More improved shops, cafes and restaurants have appeared. The people are lovely and welcoming. Golf club, bowling green and tennis courts are 5 minutes away. Walks without driving include Craigendarroch Hill and a lovely walk around the River Dee and golf course (about 40 minutes). A short drive to Cambus o Mey for some trail walks, a full circular walk lasts around 50 minutes. There are three different walks. A little further on (past the fishing lake) is Loch Kinord, a nature reserve with several trail walks.
Getting around
Around 40 miles from Aberdeen. Bus services from Aberdeen and Perth. Bus stop at Co-op in centre of town is only a few steps from cottage. Sometimes in the winter the snow gates are closed both Glenshee and Cairn o Mount so you have to go the snail route through Stonehaven. An extra 20 minutes to your journey, can’t be helped I’m afraid.
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