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Signal Box Sykes Cottages

UK Scotland Highlands Inverness-shire

01244 356 666   Newtonmore, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park

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This quirky wooden property is a true Scottish gem, situated amidst the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park

Built less than 20 years ago in the form of a traditional rail signal box, this unique property is perfect for a pair in pursuit of an idyllic escape in Scotland. It was in fact named by The Times a few years ago as one of the '50 best cottages, beach houses and rural retreats'  you could find in Scotland, and we tend to agree. This exquisite abode is an exquisite year-round escape for two.

First of all, the interior, which is light, bright, surprisingly spacious – and frankly a great deal more luxurious than any signal box you're likely to see. It has a contemporary open-plan interior laid out in 'upside-down' fashion, with the living space on the first floor, consisting of a beautifully presented living and dining space with woodburning stove,  Smart TV, radio, CD and good and reliable Wifi, and a double bedroom, shower room and utility room on the ground floor. There's also a first-floor kitchen with amenities that include an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and a dishwasher.

You'll want to make the most of your surroundings while you're here, with views towards the Cairngorms Mountains and River Spey. You're just a short stroll away from the Wildcat Trail, a 7km circular walk and path network where you can soak up your scenery, and you're not far from the charming town of Aviemore, best known for its abundance of nearby lochs, ancient forests, mountain trails and ski run.



Available all year.


7 nights from £657.


Contact Website  01244 356 666  Signal Box, Newtonmore, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park

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  • Short walk to pub
  • Walking

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