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Mole Catcher's Cottage, Carrbridge, Cairngorm
Mole Catcher's Cottage, Carrbridge, Cairngorm
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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Welcome to The Mole Catcher's Cottage.

This picturesque cottage can be found in the ancient Scottish Highland village of Carrbridge, just seven miles north of Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.

The cottage is situated on the banks of the River Dulnain overlooking the famous old packhorse bridge.

Whether seeking outdoor adventure or simply wanting to enjoy the spectacular landscape, the cottage provides the perfect base for couples, families or for sharing with friends.

The space

The Mole Catcher's Cottage is steeped in local history.
Originally built in the 1800's as a traditional worker's cottage, it is so named in memory of one of its past residents who was indeed the local mole catcher.

Today the cottage is owned by the Norton family who have lovingly renovated and extended the property to create a spacious open plan living area with two quirky attic bedrooms cleverly blending all the character of a traditional Highland cottage with a contemporary Scandinavian-inspired interior.

This warm and stylish holiday home comprises a boot room, a spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area, a large downstairs bathroom with walk in shower and upstairs leading to the attic bedrooms - one with a double bed and the other with two singles.

There is a fridge, microwave, electric hob and cooker, dishwasher, washing machine and drying rack along with a TV and internet access.

The Norton family are dedicated snowsport and outdoor enthusiasts and have an extensive knowledge of where to go and what to see and do in the local area.

They look forward to welcoming you and ensuring that your stay in the Highlands of Scotland is all you want it to be... and more.

Guest access

The cottage has it's own garden area which overlooks the river and the old packhorse bridge.

Interaction with guests

We are happy to meet our guests, show them around and answer any questions. Leaflets and updated tourist information are provided.

Other things to note

Check in is usually from 4pm
Check out by 10.30am
(We can try and organise an earlier check in time if requested in advance).

Our wee cottage has been lovingly renovated to a high standard. It would be appreciated for all our guests to treat our property with care and respect.

Please note that the quirky attic bedrooms,which add to the charm and character of the building, have relatively low ceilings.

The cottage is on the banks of the River Dulnain and it is therefore advised that children are supervised.
Our bookings over Christmas and the New Year 2017 are for a minimum of seven nights from Saturday December 23 and from Saturday December 30.


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Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit $200 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Children are very welcome but please keep in mind that the cottage is right by the River Dulnain and youngsters should therefore be supervised.
The cottage is really not suitable for toddlers/ younger children.
Also just to remind, the attic bedrooms both have relatively low ceilings.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay.
From Nov 13 - Dec 18, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

20 Reviews

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Anna User Profile
September 2017
Stunning house, with amazing views. In a lovely quite location. So well decorated and equipped. . The shower is fantastic! Definitely a wee gem of a place to stay. Thank you.
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
Thank you for being such perfect guests! It was a pleasure to meet you both and wee Ben - a real cutie. Thanks for leaving our cottage so lovely and tidy. We look forward to seeing you again sometime :)
September 2017

Kirsten User Profile
September 2017
This is an absolute gem of a cottage!! We will definitely book again - such a well maintained house and in a fab location. We were blessed with lovely weather meaning we could take advantage of the garden and its view of the bridge!
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
We are so lucky to have such lovely guests. Thank you for staying with us and looking after our wee cottage so well. We hope to see you again sometime. Happy biking :)
September 2017

Dawn User Profile
August 2017
This is an immaculate cottage with a great location in the centre of Carrbridge and looking over the famous 300 year old bridge. It is super clean and has a clothes drying rack,washing machine,dish washer, outdoor seating, off road parking. Really super property that is very special.
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
it was good to meet you and we thank you for looking after our cottage and leaving it so tidy - appreciated. We hope to maybe see you again sometime :)
August 2017

Sharona User Profile
August 2017
It's more than shown, greater than expected, fit to any need and expectations property and service. Not a wish or comment can be given. Simply perfect place to spend a vacation time. Period
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
Thank you for choosing to stay at our cottage and thank you for leaving everything so clean and tidy. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you can find the time to visit us again one day :)
August 2017

Lindsey User Profile
August 2017
Fantastic stylish and clean cottage superbly located for exploring the surrounding area!
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
It was lovely to meet you and we are glad you enjoyed staying in our wee cottage. Thank you very much for leaving it so clean and tidy - much appreciated. Hope to see you again sometime :)
August 2017

Duncan User Profile
August 2017
This is a very comfortable and modernised cottage in a great location in Carrbridge. The Norton Family are great hosts and will assist with any enquiries. Great for a restful break with views to the river and garden from the living room. Ideal. Would have no hesitation in recommending.
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your kind comments. It was good to meet you and are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime :)
August 2017

Nicole User Profile
August 2017
The cottage is in a perfect location to explore the Cairngorms area. Linda helped us sort our lost luggage, and gave us tips on walks and food. We loved the well-appointed, cozy spot, with such rich history. We hope to visit again soon!
The Norton Family User Profile
Response from The Norton Family:
Thank you for staying with us and for leaving the cottage so neat and tidy. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and hope we might see you again sometime :)
August 2017

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in January 2017
The Norton Family User Profile

The Norton Family are outdoor and snowsport enthusiasts with an extensive knowledge of what to see and do around the area. We run our own Quad Bike Trekking business based in Aviemore which is open throughout the year.
We took on the renonvation of our wee cottage ourselves. We are very pleased with the results and are proud to welcome guests. We hope you will love our cottage, our village and the wider Highlands just as much as we do.
This is where memories are made...

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Response time: within a day

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