On The Whisky Trail. Views over moorland, glen & mountain, perfect retreat!
Landscape to take your breath away! Glenarder is a beautiful Highland stone cottage set in 2 acres of stunning scenery. On The Whisky Trail. Views over moorland, glen & mountain, perfect retreat! On the iconic Malt Whisky Trail and 2km from The River Spey. Pictures cannot fully do justice!
Perfect for romantic get-aways, families, festivals, distilleries, walking, fishing, golf, beaches, castles, shopping & outdoor activities. Peaceful seclusion yet close to distilleries and resturants. Central base for touring with easy access to Inverness and Aberdeen airports.
All guests are provided a welcome package of fresh local farm eggs, bread, milk, butter, tea, coffee and shortbread.
The interior has been recently fully renovated and designed by the owners who are in the fashion industry, the vibe is 'Modern Country' with attention to detail, comfort and function.
First and foremost Glenarder is a holiday home, a calming retreat, a place of rejuvenation and celebration ....therefore, the order of the day is comfort, warmth, minimum fuss and most importantly authentic to the Scottish Highland living experience. Glenarder Cottage offers you luxury accommodation and furnishings while giving you a relaxed style and warmth to the home environment - often not found in holiday rentals.
The cottage was renovated in 2015 -2017. The interior design is authentic to the Highlands and respectful of the cottage's character. It has been lovingly renovated and designed by ourselves, we come from a luxury fashion industry background and this is reflected in the selection of exceptional furnishings and finishes to make your stay special. Much thought has been put into anticipating your needs, providing warmth and comfort but also keeping it practical for holidays and Highland life.
We have selected pieces from our travels around the world as well as as many local products as possible such as lovely Johnston's of Elgin Chair and a highland door curtain using local tweed made only 2km from Glenarder.
The living spaces has been designed with groups in mind, providing two sitting areas which allows for everyone to have their own space (and TV if wanted).
Central to the cottage is the farmhouse kitchen, fantastic for entertaining, dinners round the table, or quite nights by the fire after a day outdoors. .The kitchen and utility room has been designed by DeVol Kitchens, renowned for their -beautifully simple- handcrafted kitchens, an ode to Modern Farmhouse design.
The bathroom combines farmhouse modernity with soothing tones and textures. The bathroom features claw foot soaker tub and shower with beautiful artisan tiles and marble sink. Enjoy the selections of Made in Scotland selected by the owners for your enjoyment, fluffy towels and an a outstanding private view over the property and to the hills in the back. It's our 'mini Highland spa'.
Bedrooms feature a Super King bed, hand made and luxurious as well as new double beds. All the beds are luxuriously made up in exceptional linens and bedding to ensure great sleeps.
The lounge features a wood burning fireplace, a large comfy Harris Tweed Couch and lovely views to the front of the property. Lots of cushions, blankets and books to curl up with.
Outside we have set up a lovely patio area complete with a outdoors fire pit, enjoyes beautiful sunsets while the front of the house enjoys morning sun, perfect place for your morning coffee while you take in the views of Ben Rinnes and enjoy the wildlife of birds, roe deer and a few sheep grazing in the next feild. Please see photo descriptions for further information about specifics and layout. ****Please review bedding and bedroom layout to make sure it works for you***