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The Glebe

Sleeps

Sleeps: 9

Pets

Pets: 2

Bedrooms

Bedrooms: 5

Key Features of this property

  • Wifi
  • Car parking on site
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Pets stay free
  • Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
  • Rural Location
  • - Open Fire

All Features of this property

  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Open Fire
  • Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle

Accommodation description

The Glebe is an 18th century, stone-built, detached property that has been an important part of the historical parish of Duthil, near to the village of Carrbridge. Not only was it an ecclesiastical building, but before it became part of the church, it was a girls’ school. It is a very attractive building that when first spotted from the road on your approach, you really hope it’s where you’re stopping. Situated only 2 miles from Carrbridge, and set just off a quiet road, The Glebe has a lovely position with a large enclosed garden and private pine forest with resident red squirrels, deer and an amazing array of birdlife throughout the year.

It truly is an excellent place to relax and spend your day in tranquillity. On entering the property from the driveway, where there’s space for up to 4 cars, the hallway leads off in multiple directions, but straight across is a spacious boot and coat room, ideal for after a long day exploring on foot. The dining area is a large double-aspect room with views out onto your own woodland. The large farmhouse-style kitchen is conveniently linked with an open doorway. Also on the ground floor there are 2 bedrooms and a separate toilet. The master bedroom is huge with an historic stone fireplace across an entire wall. The second bedroom is also a great size and has twin beds and an en-suite shower room.

Up to the first floor and you will find a large, impressive living room, again with a huge fireplace spread across an entire wall. This fabulous room is great for everyone to gather and enjoy spending time together. There are 3 further bedrooms, one a twin with large en-suite bathroom, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (can also be accessed from hallway), and a comfortable single bedroom.

There is much to see and do in the surrounding area. Carrbridge, with the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands, has a pub, two excellent cafés, a restaurant and an ancient pine forest that hosts an adventure park and a series of walking trails, offering a good chance of spotting the elusive capercallie. Beyond Carrbridge, Aviemore offers the gateway to the ski slopes in the winter and is an all-year destination for adventure travel with mountain biking and watersports readily available. Boat of Garten with the Abernethy Forest, where Springwatch and Winterwatch have been known to film, and Loch Garten are a birdwatcher’s paradise, with a good chance to see Osprey in the summer. Grantown-on-Spey is also nearby and the gateway to some of the best whisky distilleries in the world.

Aviemore, Boat of Garten and Grantown-on-Spey are all linked by the River Spey, offering some of the best salmon and trout fishing in Europe. However, if you want to simply enjoy the river, the Speyside Way hiking trail is a good option linking the towns. If walking isn’t your thing, there is the Strathspey Steam Railway giving an alternative, more historical view. The Glebe has been lovingly restored and finished to ensure visitors have a memorable Scottish Highlands holiday. A week isn’t enough time to enjoy The Glebe and its surroundings. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground Floor:
Dining room.
Kitchen: Farmhouse-style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Boot room.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed and open fire.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Living room: With wood burner and 40" Freeview Smart TV.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over corner bath, and toilet (also access from hallway).
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 5: With single bed.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner and open fire included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Large enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Garage with table tennis table and dartboard. 4-acre woodland. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is 1 step in the garden.

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Guest reviews of this property

  • 10

    Patricia

    Posted by anonymous

    Confirmed guest, 23/07/2022
    We had a lovely stay. House very clean and beds really comfortable. Kitchen has everything you would need. Only negative is that the garden was not fully enclosed for the dog or toddler. There was escape routes. Overall we loved the house and wild garden.

8.5 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews collected by ReeVoo
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The was price indicates the price at June 2018. The discount applies to the accommodation price only. Depending on popularity and property availability, we can withdraw or extend any offer. Subject to availability. Booking Conditions apply.

Pets stay free

At a selection of properties in the UK.

£20 super low deposit

"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 2020 and 2021 which are booked between 10th January and 20th January 2020 3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £20. 4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more. 5. The difference between the £20 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 10 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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