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Mill of Old Mains

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Towie, near Glenkindie, Aberdeenshire
Grade 5 Star rating
Pets 2
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This rural property is the perfect retreat for that relaxing Scottish holiday.

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 contemporary 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 wood burner, satellite TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs and patio door leading to garden.
Kitchen: With breakfast bar, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and slate floor.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle. toilet and tiled floor.
First Floor:
Sloping ceilings throughout.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet (can be accessed by hallway).
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and French door leading to balcony.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.

Oil central heating (£50 per week October-March), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Cot and highchair. 4-acre grounds with large enclosed lawned garden, terrace, patio and furniture. Balconies. Ample parking. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring. There is a fenced drain at end of the garden and a small, unfenced stream close to the property.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2017
    Excellent property, very warm with plenty of hot water, good facilities and very quiet. Not really any local amenities with the local pub closed and no shop.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your feedback. There is a very good local shop and post office about a mile down the road attached to the garage.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 20/05/2017
    We were very disappointed to find that the house, although designated as accepting pets, is not really suitable for taking dogs to as the fields around the house had sheep and cattle in them which prevented bother the dogs and ourselves enjoying the garden despite the lovely weather. It should be made much more clearer on the property description that the fields do have farm animals in them. Otherwise the house is very well equipped and luxurious.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for your feedback. The house is in the countryside so it can be taken for granted there will be farm animals. Most people take dogs to the property where there is 4 acres of land; plenty of space to let your dog’s run around. You still need to watch where they go though so you can pick up dog mess.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2017
    The fact that we have stayed here 9 times speaks volumes. It's a home from home set in tranquil surroundings.......but also has as full range of facilities etc. Excellent.

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8.4 out of 10 – based on 5 reviews collected by Reevoo
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