Mill of Old Mains

Towie, nr. Glenkindie

Property Reference: 19328
  • Sleeps8
  • Pets 2
  • Bedrooms4
  • Grade5 Star rating

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Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

This beautifully restored watermill set in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire, makes a very spacious and attractive holiday retreat, set within 4 acres of grounds with a small stream babbling through, and offering extensive views over bordering hills and pastureland of the surrounding countryside. Very comfortably furnished throughout, with all modern conveniences including satellite TV, open fire and oil fired central heating it offers complete privacy and being set on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park makes a superb base for exploring the surrounding area. Historic Kildrummy Castle is a 5 minute drive away and Balmoral Castle and Lecht Ski Centre are reached within 30 minutes. The village of Glenkindie is nearby, with a shop, post office and hotel serving good pub food, as well as restaurant cuisine. The town of Alford which is approximately 12 miles east, has further amenities, while local attractions and leisure pursuits include Castle and Whisky Trails, Stone Circle Trail, hill-walking, mountaineering/climbing, fishing, golf, ski-ing (wet and dry), Lonach highland games, and many historical points of interest. Shop and pub ¾ mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio door. Kitchen with slate floor. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with French door, 3 twin, one with en-suite shower room and toilet (can be accessed by hall), all with sloping ceilings.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating included (£50per week October-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. 4 acres with large enclosed lawned garden, terrace, patio and furniture. Balconies. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. NB: Small, unfenced stream close to property.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. We have been to the Mill of Old Mains on six previous occasions. We are looking forward to our next visit. We have been renting holiday cottages for 16 years and this is by far the best one we have ever stayed at. March 2012.
  2. This property is the best we have stayed in by far, fantastic lots of space inside and out lovly views around you nice and quiet and very relaxing. would highly recommend. Sept 2011.
  3. Extremely comfortable cottage, very modern kitchen, amazing scenery and lots of places of interest to visit. Enjoyed a quiet, peaceful week with glorious weather to boot. Sept 2011.
  4. Beautiful high specification cottage. Total luxury. Lots of grounds and play area to keep the children busy. Very safe and child friendly house. Just missing a BBQ outside for those summer evenings! In the middle of nowhere. Nearest takeaway 10 miles. Nearest restaurant 3 miles away but didn’t accept families! Other hotels 10 miles away very child friendly and perfect meals. Aug 2011.
  5. Spacious, cosy and picturesque. Extremely well equipped for a wonderful family holiday. Not too far to visitor attractions, whisky distilleries, etc. Overall a stunning property! Fantastic value for money. Nov 2010.
  6. Excellent for families taking dogs - large enclosed garden. Large TV with SKY which was great. Lovely house - no complaints at all. Oct 2009.
  7. The best cottage we have stayed in during our 15 years renting cottages - home from home. Sept 2009.
  8. A fantastic, spacious property, well furnished & equipped in beautiful, quiet countryside. Nov 2009.
  9. Very spacious and clean. Well equipped. Aug 2009.
  10. Beautiful, spacious and clean. Fantastic space and play area for the kids outside. Sky and TV reception very poor! Had to reset several times. Hot water settings insufficient for a house sleeping 8!-perhaps dishwasher plumbed into it. July 2009.
  11. This was our second visit to this property. We have already booked the property again for our next holiday. March 2009.
  12. This is the first time that I have holidayed in rented accommodation in the UK. The accommodation was first class, on arrival the cleanliness was very much prevalent. The little touches like tea, coffee, biscuits, cleaning fluids and of course the wine were very much unexpected and well appreciated. I would consider most definitely holidaying in this way again and would certainly recommend this accommodation. May 2009.
  13. Superb accommodation with easy access to the surrounding countryside. Feb 2009.
  14. This was the best accommodation we have ever stayed in, very comfortable. The house is beautiful & the kitchen had every possible utensil you could need. A fantastic property. May 2008.
  15. The property was of very high standard. Property in our eyes was stunning. Although we didnt have children, having a large childrens play area which had the proper child friendly soft standing we thought was very good. For the first time in a property we had Full Sky TV services including Sky Plus and Movies. Although we are not movie watchers it was very nice at the end of a day of walking to watch anything we wanted. Also the property had everything you could want. Sept 2008.
  16. A ’home from home’. April 2008.
  17. The actual description in your brochure didn’t do the property justice.The property far exceeded my expectations.The scenery in the area was absolutely stunning. Would definitely book this property again, maybe in the winter. April 2008.
  18. We can only describe the property as stunning, the location, the house and the interior far exceeded our expectations, we will definitely be returning! Dec 2007.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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