The Knock

Inverey, Braemar


Property Reference: UWS
  • Sleeps8
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms4
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Availability & Price

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
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

A spacious and very well-equipped traditional stone house, sitting in a woodland area on Mar Estate at Inverey. Offering magnificent views across the Upper Dee Valley to Ben Macdui, the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, here you will find mountain activities which have made this part of the Highlands a famous tourist area. It is an ideal area for those who simply wish to wander through idyllic scenery and perhaps see a glimpse of an osprey, golden eagle or capercailzie.
Braemar village nestling amongst heather covered hills, is the setting for the annual Highland Gathering, also Braemar Castle with its barrel-vaulted ceilings, underground prison and central tower with spiral staircase, has much historical interest. The area abounds with castles, including Balmoral, the Scottish baronial mansion which has been a royal residence since 1852. The Royal Family traditionally spend their summer holidays here, and the grounds are ideal for walking and pony trekking. Dunnottar Castle is one of Scotland’s finest ruined castles, a huge 9th-century fortress set on a three-sided sheer cliff jutting into the sea, with dramatic views out to the crashing sea.
For family entertainment, pay a visit to the Archaeolink Prehistory Park, which gives an insight into the area’s Pictish heritage. The park includes a reconstructed Iron Age Farm, a hillside archaeological site and lively audio-visual displays designed to bring prehistory to life. Also well worth a visit is the Cairngorm Whisky Centre in Tomintoul (1 hour), with its tasting room offering more than 1,000 brands of whisky.
There is extensive hill walking and challenging mountain climbing opportunities from the door and in the winter months if sufficient snow, good skiing at Glenshee (20 mins). For those who do not wish to climb the mountains but still want to see the awe inspiring views, take the chairlift at Glenshee to the observation point a short distance from the top of the Cairnwell mountain. Braemar golf course (18 holes) is a gem. Fishing on the River Dee (for information see caretaker). Roe and red deer are present and stalking can be arranged (in advance) through the Estate. Shop and pub 4 miles.

Living room with wood-burning stove. Spacious kitchen/dining room. Utility. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: Three twin bedrooms, one with en-suite toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full NSH, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Sitting-out area with furniture
  • Parking

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Fantastic house for doing Munros 2 mile cycle to Linn of Dee. Very comfortable house, lots of toilets and showers for everyone and lovely large well equipped kitchen. Wood for fire, perfect. June 2012.
  2. Beautiful location, very peaceful and relaxing. Oct 2011.
  3. The extra toilets and shower were very useful. July 2011.
  4. A fabulous house in a beautiful setting. Loads of space for two family’s of four and really well equipped. Big bedrooms and adequate bath and shower facilities. May 2011.
  5. Have stayed at this property & others on Mar Estate many times. There is always a welcoming delightful atmosphere. Surroundings are wonderful with stunning views. Locals are very friendly and helpful, we can thoroughly recommend! Dec 2010.
  6. The cottage exceeded our expectations and we found it clean, warm and welcoming. Oct 2010.
  7. This was the 4th holiday spent in this cottage, February each year. It never disappoints as the location is superb. The snow made it magical and even though we had to dig the cars out the Grandchildren were in paradise with their toboggans. Will probably return again. Feb 2010.
  8. Spacious and comfortable in wonderful surroundings. Sept 2009.
  9. The cottage was spotless and very comfortable. Sept 2009.
  10. Lovely house right in the middle of a hunting estate. Great access to the hills just by walking out the front door. Good size - right in the middle of the Mar Estate so we could walk directly up into the hills from the house. July 2009.
  11. We loved being in quite a remote area and yet only 4 miles to Braemar with all its facilities and entertainment. Plenty of space. Very unusual. Marvelous to look out at so much wildlife. July 2009.
  12. Perfect for hill walking group - plenty baths, showers, washing facilities and a drying cupboard. May 2009.
  13. It was a very clean, tidy, spacious, well presented property in a beautiful, peaceful location. It was ideal for walks right from the doorstep. A very cosy place with the log fire, all facilities included even a drying cuboard for wet clothes! Will definitely return! Feb 2008.
  14. We have returned to the house year after year. The house has a delightful atmosphere it almost feels like we’re being welcomed back as soon as we set foot in the door. The locals are always so friendly - a wonderful holiday. I’m not sure that we should recommend it or should we keep it a secret ! Oct 2008.
  15. We had difficulty getting to the cottage due to heavy snowfall, however the caretaker had put the heaters on and it was beautiful and warm. It was an idyllic location and the snow helped to make a wonderful holiday for us, our daughter and her husband, and 3 grandchildren. Will more than likely return. Thank you very much! Feb 2007.
  16. This property is spacious, well equipped and comfortable. June 2007.
  17. We love returning to The Knock for our family holiday (9 years)! - the house, surroundings with so much wildlife, the knowledge & obvious genuine friendship of the locals make our stay a true pleasure. Oct 2007.
  18. I have used your company many times for both family holidays. This was a last minute booking for a walking group. All the group agreed that it was one of the best places we have stayed in 18 years of annual walking weeks in Scotland. May 2007.
  19. An outstanding house in a breathtaking location. Close enough to amenities to be viable, far enough away to be peaceful. A great place for the kids to explore and enjoy. July 2006.
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