Traditional cottages with superb views of the Cairngorms, set in 13,000 acres of stunning highland scenery Alvie Estate stretches from the River Spey, over the Monadhliath Mountains to the Dulnain river. Just 5 minutes south of Aviemore makes Alvie the perfect place for exploring the Highlands.
With self catered accommodation sleeping from 4 to 10 guests your stay can be combined with a wide variety of activities such as Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery, Zip Wire Park, Horse Riding, Quad Bike Treks, Bushcraft Survival Techniques as well as the usual country sports you would expect to find on a Highland Estate.
It was just as we remembered it. Due to family circumstance we had not returned for some time. The North Wing welcomed us back, perhaps it could be said with an element of 'tired-elegance'. Wonderfully comfortable and spacious, we love the sociability of the large kitchen. Eight adults are accommodated easily without bumping into each other all the time.
It was a bit hot in the main bedroom at times, and albeit it was October, we had to have the windows open much of the time. Little hardship!!
We will return.
Had a lovely stay at alvie. It's a big quirky, old place full of character. It was very warm and clean , but much of the furniture has seen better days especially the sofas and beds. Also have to say that although the linen was fine, the actual duvets pillows and mattresses were old and done and not particularly comfortable. The kitchen is very small and difficult to cater for ten people in, we struggled with seven people. Also the two old bathrooms were okay but not particularly convenient esp the lack of a shower. Criticisms aside it is a lovely old flat, if you don't mind shabby . In m...more
Lovely stay in Alvie. Cottage was rustic but had everything you could need and was very comfortable, plus perfect for the dog. Location is incredible and excellent value considering how close to Aviemore. Only minor criticisms would be; it was very very cold on first night - minus 7 outside. Only a couple of the storage heaters were on when we arrived, so it took a long time to get warm - maybe worth turning them up in preparation for guests arriving so the first night is more comfortable. Once fire and heaters on, the cottage was cosy the whole time. Secondly, there were no towels, which is w...more