4 Bedroom (Sleeps 8) House in Kinloss, Forres

Strathnaver. Beautiful architect designed house. Recent Hot Tub. 2 miles from the beach.
At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Hot Tub, Garden.
Reference: P214076 - Book via Simply Owners and pay no booking fees or extra charges

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Owner: Graeme and Julie Mackay
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Overview

  • Property Type: House
  • Location: Kinloss, Forres
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Minimum nights stay: 3
  • Low season price per week: £587
  • High season price per week: £1590
  • Average price per week:£700
  • Property Rating: 5/5 Average Rating (11 Reviews)
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability

Description

We are on the outskirts of the village of Kinloss, close to the shores of the beautiful Moray Firth. It is opposite Blackstob Wood in the west and the great Culbin Forest to the North. It is about 4 miles from Forres in the west and 11 miles from Elgin in the East. ELGIN is an old town with an historic museum and a ruined cathedral. Full of narrow alleys and a really old fashioned cinema. FORRES has many beautiful parks and gardens. A few miles away is PLUSCARDEN, ancient abbey, still in use, and open to visitors.

PARKING. ample parking in the driveway and outside the garden walls, well-off the main road.

Architecturally designed, with an abundance of large windows, the house is ideal for a family or group of friends who can enjoy its. comfort and style with cherry wood floors, underfloor heating, oriental rugs and carpets throughout. The BEDROOMS have spacious built-in wardrobes.

The open plan reception hall gives access to a bright and well-equipped kitchen. with ample glassware and crockery, including a Minton dinner service.. Just across the hall is the stunning , double height dining room , big windows and expansive views over the open countryside towards Burgie and Brodie.

Step down from the dining room into the bright sitting room with its welcoming woodburning stove. The French doors lead to the decking, the new hot tub and into the large rear garden.

The snug/music room has a full keyboard Yamaha electric piano and DVD library. There is also a portable Freeview TV with built in DVD player, which can be moved into some other rooms if required.. Especially if the kids want to be in their room.

HOT TUB

Can seat 5 . It is new, and installed this year and easy to use. It is fully sanitised before and during your use. There are full instructions in the house guide


CHILDREN.

Are especially welcome. We provide A Moses basket,, cot, high chair and full size baby bath,. Also children's plug in night lights. There are lots of games and videos they would like, including Paw Patrol and the like.

There is a portable TV Freeview incorporating a DVD player, and some wheelie toys for tots.
Two croquet sets, which are good safe fun.

Some 500 yards, along the main road to the left from the house, there is a good children's play area It is part of a good fam shop and cafe, which sells local produce.

On the upper floor are four double bedrooms: 1 double and 3 singles. The large bathroom has a whirlpool bath..

The upper landing leads into the upper lounge and library.. There is a wide range of books.

The rear garden has a large decked area with grand views of the rolling barley fields
s and the low hills beyond. Or if you wish you can look at the stars from the hot tub Or both.

SPORTS and GAMES.
here is a big variety of games and puzzles in the dinning room vertical cupboard.

TABLE TENNIS TABLE .4 bars and balls. Indoor in walk in garage.

.CROQUET In the garage there are two croquet sets, great fun for the family in the garden.

CRICKET. Bat, stumps and pads.[in garage] Although no hard ball, in considering our neighbours.

GOLF.. 4 sets of golf clubs[in garage] for your free use.

Kinloss Golf course just along the road to the right about 1/2 mile[ cheap and cheerful]
Hopeman , further along the road about 6 miles. Fine parkland and links course. The par 3, 12th being one of the great holes of British golf.[cheap}
Lossiemouth: 2 courses, one championship[ not so cheap]
Forres Golf Club. Old parkland course[ moderate]
Nairn. 2 courses. Dunbar{ moderate] Championship[ dear]

BICYCLES. 5 bikes of assorted sizes and helmets ( in garage] for your free use.

Good cycling around the house, along the driveway to the Blackstob woods, without going on the main road.
Crossing the main road. Go along the track opposite, all the way past Hatton farm to the beach and Culbin Forest ,
with wonderful tracks where you can cycle all day.

On the beach, turn West, you can cycle all the way to Findhorn, and explore the massive dune system .
Turn East and you can cycle all the way to the old fishing village of Burghead.
Tide is not a problem and the sand is firm. Ensure you keep enough puff for the cycle home.

It is a short drive to the unspoilt old fishing village of Findhorn, where you can easily spend a day wandering along the marina, a glorious beach along which you can walk all the way to Burghead, past the entire eastern Culbin forest and the massive dune system. Have a splendid dinner in the venerable Kimberly Inn. Super pub grub and real ales.

You can explore the whole of the Moray Firth coastline, which is dotted with beautiful fishing villages, Burghead, Hopeman, Lossiemouth, Buckie and Gardenstown .
Inland there's the whisky trail, which you are in the middle of. Go to Grantown and you can spend several days at different distilleries. All with good restaurants and tea rooms, and free tots.

Speaking of tots, there is a good children's play area in the farm shop , which sells a good range of local produce.. It is 500 yards along therein road, to the left.

A wonderful area to explore from centrally placed Strathnaver cottage.

We require the lodging of a good housekeeping bond of 150 Pounds, to be paid before gaining access to Strathnaver. I t should be paid into a nominated bank account. It is normally repaid early on the week following departure. Details are supplied with the welcome pack you receive after the booking is paid up.

11 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

exceeded expectations.

By MR HARRY TAIT on 14-Sep-2020

EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS.

5 of of 5

met expectations.

By MR ROBERT JAMES on 01-Aug-2020

met expectations.

5 of of 5

met expectations

By MR WAI HON YAU on 18-Jul-2020

Lovely location. So easy to get everywhere but feels remote. The house is beautiful and the hot tub a welcome extra. Lovely library and study area, nice to have games to play etc. Garden was perfect for quiet days and in the summer evenings and the cherries from the tree were delicious.

5 of of 5

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Location

Suitability

Children Welcome

Facilities

Refrigerator
Hob
Oven
Microwave
Dishwasher
Pantry Items
Toaster
Dining Seats
Dining Room
Internet
Telephone
Fireplace
Wood stove
Heating
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Tumble Dryer
Parking
Living Room
Hairdryer
Ironing Board
Television
Satellite/Cable
DVDs
Video Library
Games
Books
Games Room
Hot Tub
Garden
Bicycles
Golf

Theme

Adventure
Away from it all
Family
Romantic
Spa
Sports activities
Tourist attractions