Oak Cottage is named after the oak trees growing on Mountgerald. These mighty trees were a key material in building many of Scotland's finest homes and you will notice their use as flooring, doors and windowsills throughout our cottages.
The walls in this cottage are two feet thick and have been keeping the Scottish weather at bay for around 200 years. This Steading (Scottish word for barn) was built by Major Colin Mackenzie and was converted into luxury holiday cottages by the current owners Kenneth and Lesley Mackenzie in 2009/10.
Originally used as a grain and wool store the accommodation available upstairs now includes one double bedroom, one generous single bedroom and a family bathroom. The comment we hear most about this property is that is has a lovely cosy feel to it and we have to agree.
Downstairs offers heated floors throughout, another family shower room with W.C, a well equipped kitchen with granite worktops, a spacious lounge with 42" plasma television, blu-ray DVD player, ipod dock, free wi-fi, solid oak flooring and luxurious leather sofas.
Outside Oak Cottage is the original courtyard with parking available to the main door. The patio at the rear of the property is the perfect place to relax and take in a beautiful highland sunset. From April until October in the field immediately adjacent, three Highland cattle known as “The Mountgerald Highlanders” roam freely and are very fond of having their photographs taken.
We have tried to make Oak Cottage child friendly, providing a travel cot, stair gate, and high chair. There is a children's play park available on the flat grass area just down hill from Oak Cottage which includes swings, slide, picnic table, monkey bars and a tower.
Floor Plans (not to scale)
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