The PolcharHouse - Rothiemurchas
Wireless internet connection
Coffee / Tea maker
An idyllic country retreat in one of the most desired areas of Scotland at the heart of The Rothiemurchus Estate.
This 5 bedroom ‘gingerbread house’ is located on the road to Loch An Eilein, one of the most beautiful lochs in Scotland.
The Polchar has wonderful gardens that have been thoughtfully grown and landscaped for over 30 years.
Ideal for family holidays with outside BBQ’s, log fires, hot tub, country kitchen with Aga and so much to explore outdoors in the area.
The Polchar sleeps 10 people with 5 bedrooms in total.
There is an open planned Kitchen/Informal Dining and Living Room area on the ground floor as well as a formal dining area in a separate room.
There is a king en-suite bedroom on the ground floor with a private patio area/walled garden
On the ground floor there is also a cloak room, toilet, utility room with a washer and dryer
On the first floor there are two king en-suite rooms, 1 double room and 1 single (but spacious room with space for a blow up bed) with a family bathroom with bathtub/shower head.
The gardens are extensive with ponds, summer house, hot tub, children's play area, outside kitchen, BBQ’s (weber style and built in gas), lawn garden, Japanese garden, apple trees and pond with stream running along the bottom of the garden.
There is also a small golf pitching area with a green and bunker.
There is a built and locked bike shed for rental bikes or personal bikes and a log shed for the open fires and wood burners.
Guests have access to the whole property and all the gardens.
Only the owner barn accommodation and some storage areas at the back of the land are off limits for guests (note - the owners do not live at this property but occasionally use it and so do the gardeners).
We are happy to accept some small weddings/events/celebrations/filming
We can arrange catering on request. The property is self-catering by standard.
The property has WiFi but it is limited. If you are in need of stable WiFi for work or lots of download then this is not the right place for you and we will not accept requests for refunds for unstable WiFi.
Pets are allowed but please be respectful of the furniture and bedrooms.
No smoking inside the property.
No parties/celebrations unless specifically planned by us.
The area is a wonderland for the outdoors. Everything is possible in terms of outdoor activities with many offered within the estate including: walks through the Caledonian Forest, running, cycling, canoeing, loch sailing, swimming, fishing, clay pigeon and grouse shooting, hunting, trout and salmon fishing. You are only a short drive away from skiing, golfing (excellent courses of Dalfaber and Boat of Garten) crafts and art venues, amazing food, Highland Wildlife Park, Speyside Whisky trail and numerous gin distilleries and tasting. The location is also a great start point for walking through the Lairig Ghru and five Monroes, including the second and third highest mountains in Britain.
We have an extensive locals guide for tips on things to do, where to book and where to eat and drink.
Aviemore train station is 5 minutes drive from the property.
By car the property is 2 hours and 45 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow and is easily accessible from the A9 via Aviemore.
The property is only a 45 minute drive from Inverness Airport with direct access to London Airport and other main hubs in the UK and some international airports .
Standard occupancy: 10
Max occupancy: 10