Pine Tree Cottage ( Bonn-na-coille Cottages)

Self Catering

Bonn-na-coille, 8 Braemar Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RL

    AVAIL. for Christmas until Dec. 26th inc. (departing 27th) 4* cottage nr centre of Ballater, Royal Deeside from £150/2 nights; £200/3; £250/4. Ideal for couples but sleeps 2+1+1 on fold-down bed. No online booking, please phone 01224 585500 or email.

    Secluded and exclusive one-bedroomed cottage close to centre of lovely village of Ballater. It comprises lounge with cloakroom adjoining, kitchen, family sized bedroom with king-size bed and single bed and an en-suite bathroom. Leading from patio doors in the lounge there is a decked patio with sunny aspect overlooking the garden and facing the beautiful Craigendarroch hill. The cottage is ideal for couples but sleeps 2+1 and there is either a fold-down bed suitable for a child or a bed-settee for an adult both of which are available for a small supplement.

    The accommodation has the benefit of being close to the centre of the village yet being in a secluded spot. Almost all amenties are within walking distance. The Newsagents' is only about a minute's walk away as is the Tourist office and the Old Royal Railway Station. Many of the shops in the village have Royal Warrants.

    The area is known for its Royal connections, Balmoral Castle and the Royal Lochnagar Distillery, also walking, cycling, golfing, fishing and  castle and whisky trails. Cycle hire nearby. There is a lovely Golf course in Ballater as well as many in the area. Take in the beautiful scenery of the Cairngorms National Park - the nature reserves at Muir of Dinnet & Loch Muick & the Mar Lodge estate recently featured on Winterwatch. For the more adventurous - go skiing at Glenshee & the Lecht!

    Wi-fi has recently been installed in the cottage.

    Strictly non-smoking. Sorry, no pets.

    We are not listed on TripAdviser but have many returning visitors and are happy to provide visitor comments - please ask.

    Members of the Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers -



    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015/16 Low Season
    12 Sep 2015 - 29 Mar 2016
    2016 High Season
    30 Mar 2016 - 11 Sep 2016

    Open all year round. Generally Saturday changeovers in high season but may be flexible depending on availability. Arrival day in low season subject to agreement. We try to be flexible where possible!

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Pine Tree Cottage

    Competitive late availability rates througout the year for weekly stays and short breaks.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome There is single bed for one child and afold-down bed is availlable for another one at a small additional cost
    • Cot Available Please note it is a travel cot
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted No smoking is permitted within the grounds either

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player There is a selction of CDs in the cottage
    • DVD Player There is a selection of DVDs in the cottage
    • Garden There is a decked patio exclusive to the cottage which overlooks the communal garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV Freesat is provided
    • Television
    • WiFi Wi-fi is free provided the usage is reasonble. We cannot accept responsibility should wi-fi not be available due to circumstances outwith our control.

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted Sorry, we are a small concern and are unable to accept credit cards


    • Cycle Hire Nearby The nearest cycle hire shop is only appoximately 100 metres away
    • On Public Transport Route The bus station is approximately 250 metres away
    • Private Parking Off-street parking is available in the driveway or at the front gates


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Several restaurants in village all wiithin walking distance
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Varied & Interesting shops in village, many with Royal Warrants


    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer There is a small stand-alone freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property The property has central heating and is well insulated. Heating is included in the price
    • Indoor Drying Facility A clothes horse is provided
    • Iron Available
    • Kitchen There is a small table in the kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge With patio doors to decked area
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom The bathroom is en-suite
    • Shower The shower is an attachment above the bath
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking Nous parlons a peu Francais
    • German Speaking Wir sprechen ein bisschen Deutsche


    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location The cottage is only about 250 metres from the village centre

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens We are happy to discuss the needs of disabled travellers and will try to meet them if possible
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed Sorry, we do not accept pets
    • Non smokers No smoking is allowed in the cottage or in the grounds
    • Senior Citizens The cottage is all on one level so is ideal for the less able
    • Single Travellers Single travellers like the comfort and security of the accomodation

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Ballater Tourist Information Centre turn right onto A93 heading for Braemar. Go over the bridge. The entrance to the cottage is through driveway next to Larks Gallery and is clearly marked by small stone bollards painted white with the number 8 on them.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 3


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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