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Strathdon Castle

Chateau with 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms in Donside and Cromar, Scotland

From £41,816 per week

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Chateau to rent in Donside and Cromar, Scotland

Strathdon Castle makes a wonderful baronial retreat for those who wish to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park.

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 26
  • 12 Bedrooms
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • BBQ
  • Snooker / pool table

Chateau overview - owner's description

Strathdon Castle makes a wonderful baronial retreat for those who wish to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park. The 17th century mansion makes a luxurious base with plenty of attractions to visit and outdoor pursuits to participate in, right from the front door! Set within eighteen acres of grounds, guests will have complete privacy and tranquillity while the major towns of Aberdeen and Inverness are just an hour away.

In recent years, Strathdon Castle has undergone major renovations and refurbishments and today seamlessly blends its rich history with updated interiors and furnishings. The main house can comfortably accommodate up to twenty-four guests across twelve individual and well-appointed bedrooms, each boasting an en-suite bathroom, luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding and L'Occitane toiletries.

On the ground floor is the elegant entertaining space which comprises of opulent drawing and dining rooms as well as a contemporary, fitted kitchen. The whisky library makes a wonderful place for the adults to retreat to in the evenings, followed by a game of snooker in the billiard room, after busy days spent exploring the remarkable highlands. On the first floor are the nine of the bedrooms, while on the second floor are the remaining three bedrooms. Four of the bedrooms are double rooms while the rest are either king or superking, three of the bedrooms can be made into twin rooms making them ideal for children or friends to share.

Strathdon Castle's real wow factor can be found outside in the impressively expansive grounds, guests have access to eighteen acres of private woodland and manicured lawns, including a Victorian walled garden and a private lochan which is fed by the River Don. There are outdoor dining facilities and a barbecue, perfect for warm Summer evenings as well as a children's play area, excellent for keeping the little ones entertained.
*For those in larger parties, an annex with two en-suite bedrooms is available for an additional charge, use of this raises maximum capacity to 26. We advise that these rooms are best suited to a nanny, chef or additional staff. To make use of these rooms, please enquire at time of booking.

*There may be reduced rates for those in groups of less than 6, please enquire for information.

Features

Ground Floor
- Entrance hall
- Drawing room
- Whisky library
- Dining room
- Pantry
- Kitchen
- Billiard and TV room
First Floor
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom x9
Second Floor
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom x3
Exterior Grounds
- 14 acres of private grounds
- Victorian walled garden
- Dining facilities
- Barbecue & bonfire pit
- Children's play area
- Private lochan
Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Cot(s) and highchair(s) available
- Selection of board games, DVDs & toys
- Plenty of parking
*For those in larger parties, an annex with two en-suite bedrooms is available for an additional charge, use of this raises maximum capacity to 26. We advise that these rooms are best suited to a nanny, chef or additional staff. To make use of these rooms, please enquire at time of booking.

*There may be reduced rates for those in groups of less than 6, please enquire for information.

Location

Strathdon Castle holds a wonderful location, nestled within the beautiful Highlands and makes a luxurious base for those who wish to explore the remarkable Cairngorms.
Guests of Strathdon Castle will enjoy the opportunity to unwind in complete tranquility, while being just an hour from Aberdeen and Inverness.
There is plenty to see, do and explore in the surrounding area, including visiting the Queen's Balmoral Castle, tasting whisky at one of the numerous excellent distilleries or enjoying an outdoor pursuit of your choice.
Places to visit within 50 miles (or a 1 hour drive) from Strathdon Castle:
- Corgarff Castle
- Balmoral Castle & Estate
- Craigievar Castle
- Royal Lochnagar Distillery & Visitors Centre (17 miles)
- The Glenlivet Distillery (25 miles)
- The Glenfiddich Distillery (36 miles)
Outdoor pursuits in the local area:

  • Cycling & mountain biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & walking
  • Horse riding & pony trekking
  • Off-road driving experiences
  • White-water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, gorge swimming & river tubing
  • Golf

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Location

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This chateau has a barbecue.

Prices and availability

Updated 4 May 2019

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 19 May - 15 December 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 16 December 2019 - 4 January 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 4 January 2020 - 4 January 2021: the minimum stay is 2 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Additional price for each extra person. Number of guests after which this is charged is 24.

    4 January 2019 - 15 December 2019: £250.00 per night for each additional person if there are more than 24 people, paid with booking

  • Additional price for each extra person. Number of guests after which this is charged is 24.

    16 December 2019 - 4 January 2020: £250.00 per night for each additional person if there are more than 24 people, paid with booking

  • Additional price for each extra person. Number of guests after which this is charged is 24.

    4 January 2020 - 20 December 2020: £250.00 per night for each additional person if there are more than 24 people, paid with booking

  • Additional price for each extra person. Number of guests after which this is charged is 24.

    21 December 2020 - 4 January 2021: £250.00 per night for each additional person if there are more than 24 people, paid with booking

  • Additional price for each extra person. Number of guests after which this is charged is 24.

    1 January 2021 - 1 January 2026: £250.00 per night for each additional person if there are more than 24 people, paid with booking

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

12 bedrooms, Sleeps 26

Bathrooms

12 bathrooms

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet, Satellite / cable

General

Central heating

Outside

Barbecue

Leisure

Snooker / pool table