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Colt Cottages
Balmoral Estates, Ballater, AB35 5TB

Colt Cottages are situated in close proximity to the Castle, near the Estates Office and Stables. Access is by the public road to Balmoral and thereafter by the private Estate road.

Bookings at Colt Cottage run on a Saturday to Saturday basis and the cottages are available throughout the year, with the exception of some weeks during The Royal Visit.

There are two cottages, which are semi detached. They can be occupied separately or if required they can be used together by one large family.

Each cottage consists of:-

Lounge with dining area and double sofa bed
Kitchen (electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine)
Double bedroom
Single bedroom
Shower room with toilet


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The cottages are connected to mains electricity with night storage heaters for space heating.

There is a television, DVD player and Freesat in the lounge. Wi-Fi reception is also available.

Maximum occupancy

The maximum occupancy for each Colt Cottage is five guests - this requires two people to sleep on the double sofa bed located in the lounge. Please note that the double bedroom is accessed from the lounge.