Brochs and Steadings Amongst The Angus Glens & Cairngorms National Park

24/09/2019 Brochs and Steadings Amongst The Angus Glens & Cairngorms National Park

Nestled amongst the Angus Glens you will find the grass-roofed brochs and steadings of Balbinny, perfect for a getaway with a group of friends or the family.

Balbinny Brochs

Luxury lovers will love these two stone built brochs tucked quietly in the Angus Glens with their own Swedish wood burning hot tubs, exclusive Balbinny spa facilities on site and magical views of the Cairngorms.


The stripped-back design was inspired by visits to Copenhagen and there is a cool European sensibility throughout - pocket doors from Lux 11 in Berlin, lighting from Angle poise and Illum Copenhagen, and traditional Scottish pieces such as Anta throws and stags. The latest entertainment is built in with flat-screen TVs, wireless music systems and Wi-Fi.


Your arrival takes you past a little waterfall and down the gravel path, to your broch where you get your first glimpse of the Hobbit styled windows. A Scandi inspired vibe rocking loads of beautifully bare wood, luxury warm throws on the beds, a slate clad walk-in rain shower, a huge tub in one en-suite and underfloor heating throughout complete with white robes for the quickest relax. Gazing out across the landscape in front of your Broch and over the magical Angus glens to the Cairngorm summits on the horizon has a soul soothing effect - you wont want to leave!


Each Broch is nestled at the foot of the wood by the pond, reclaimed stone from the original farm steading and grass roofs blend both houses seamlessly into the country landscape. Inside, modern luxury is contrasted with country Scottish style with large flat screen televisions. Accommodation is provided by two en suite bedrooms, the master bedroom suite features a super king sized bed with upcycled headboards, flat screen television and large rainwater shower. Whereas the second bedroom suite provides either twin beds or an extra king sized bed and a feature bath. The open plan kitchen living area combines wireless Sonos music, oak worktops and wood burning stoves, while still maximising the beautiful view of the Angus glens through large French windows. Each Broch now features a Swedish wood burning hot tub with panoramic views to the Cairngorms. The living and kitchen area has a similar outlook, thanks to the floor to ceiling windows which curve to 180 degrees.


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Balbinny Steadings

Balbinnny's uber stylish trio of Scottish Steadings with epic views of the Angus Glens, wood burning stoves, on-site spa, whirlpools and heated pool.


For the quickest relax in total luxury stay at one of these three uber-stylish steadings in the heart of Angus, sleeping up to four guests in each property. A jaw-dropping location, with Cairngorm mountains in the backdrop and a wild and unspoiled natural landscape. Beautifully reclaimed building materials, natural stone, herculean glass picture windows and contemporary designs throughout make for truly stunning accommodation. The Steadings each have contemporary décor, oak flooring throughout with calm neutral colour schemes. Take the feature oak and glass staircase to the first floor where an open-plan living and dining area awaits you. A modern granite topped kitchen with designer led furnishings stylish sofas and large flat screen television. The Steadings have everything you could wish for and more including all the gadgets and gizmos you could want from your stay. Music is provided wirelessly through ceiling speakers and the wonderful view can be enjoyed on the glass fronted heated balcony. Floor to ceiling glass windows open out onto a glass-fronted balcony complete with space heaters on chillier nights - the perfect location for pre-dinner cocktails or watching the sunset over the Cairngorms.


Your steading sleeps up to four people in 2 bedrooms, plus a further 2 either on the sofabed (suitable for one person or children) or blow up bed. There is also the option for cot or child's campbed in either bedroom.and has two stylish double/twin en-suite bedrooms. The master bedrooms feature king sized beds, flat screen televisions and bi-folding glass doors, while the second bedrooms are supplemented with a dressing room and can accommodate either extra-king or twins beds. Located on the ground floor and with large bi-folding doors onto private garden terraces and beautifully landscaped grounds. Balbinny lies on a working farm along a winding rural road six miles from the Angus market town of Forfar. A car is essential for exploring local attractions that include the famed sands of Lunan Bay (18 miles away); Glamis Castle, the Queen Mother's childhood home (13 miles); and Kirriemuir (12 miles), the birthplace of Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie and gateway to the renowned walking country of the Angus Glens. In addition to the three steadings there are also two ‘brochs' (an ancient Scottish stone fortified dwelling) also featured on Best Scottish Cottages; think countryside chic meets recycled cool - East London relocated to rural Scotland. For an added piece of indulgence there are also deluxe spa facilities, which can be found hidden away in a stunning farmstead building. With enormous windows and a magnificent vantage point, it offers 180 degree views of the local countryside. Unwind in the bubbling Jacuzzi or take a dip in the heated indoor pool, before heading to the gym or enjoying a soothing spa treatment.


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