The Design Bothy

Intro

Set within the Killiehuntly Farmhouse & Cottages estate, the Bothy is a fabulous self-catering holiday option surrounded by the wilderness and solitude of the Cairngorms National Park.

Following a lenght conservation process, Killiehuntly Bothy was stripped back to its bare architectural bones, features that now form the design canvas of this Nordic styled holiday house.

Decorated with warm hues inspired by the Highlands and Scandi-Scot interiors, the Bothy at Killiehuntly is a perfect Scottish refuge of style for those seeking a retreat close to nature, furnished for the modern nomads. Curl up after a day exploring in front of the log stove or sit next to the herb gardens and watch the sun set over the mountains. 

Rooms

The Killiehuntly Bothy includes a double and twin (bunk beds) room on the with a shared bathroom. The cottage also hosts a dining and living space with a log stove, and a kitchen stocked with essentials.

The cottage also includes a washer/dryer, toiletries, towels, a good suppy of fire wood and cleaning supplies.

Kids & Co.

This family-friendly Highland retreat is suitable for children aged 8+ and families particularly love the Hayloft, or the Cottage. Killiehuntly is surrounded by protected Wildland nature and provides a great canvas for family activities from swimming, horseback riding and canoeing.

Owner

Killiehuntly Farmhouse Hotel is owned by a conservationists-at-heart Danish family who have a strong passion for Scotland and a deep-rooted love of unspoiled nature. "The interior design we coin Scandi-Scot", Anne Storm Pedersen explains, "is a mix of modern art, contemporary Nordic furniture and design items combined with true Scottish craftsmanship".

"Our formula is quintessentially simple, to share our passion to protect and preserve nature, encouraging people to experience this beautiful remoteness, while being able to stay in a beautifully crafted interior and enjoy hearty homemade food". 

Hosts

"Scottish and as local as can be" is how Anne describes her hosts at Killiehuntly, "all of our team have a close affinity to the estate, from the rangers who follow in the footsteps of their ancestors, to the in-house hosts and cook - they know this landscape like the back of their hands". 

Anne selected a team that beam with warm traditional Scottish hospitality and share her respect for nature and her love for this untouched wilderness. 

Location

Set within the remote western pocket of the vast Cairngorms National Park, close to the Highland village of Kingussie in Badenoch, Inverness-shire.

Killiehuntly Farmhouse Hotel is about a 45-min drive from Inverness, south of Aviemor. A great basecamp from which to explore the wilderness of the Spey Valley, Cairngorms and the Monadhliath Mountains.

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