Guisachan House, Craigellachie

DSCF3680Set in 1.6 acres, with rolling countryside views of the Spey Valley, Guisachan (Gaelic for “Place of the Pines”) is a large home that serves as excellent holiday accommodation for families, fishing/sporting parties and whisky tourists alike. Comfortably sleeping 9(+1) in 5 spacious bedrooms, the property is ideal for those looking for a rural retreat which is easily accessible to nearby amenities and attractions. The beats of Easter Elchies, Craigellachie and Arndilly are just a short distance from the house.

Comprising of warm and welcoming social spaces throughout, Guisachan has been tastefully decorated and furnished to appeal to most. The large kitchen/dining area is perfect for cooking up a storm, with plenty of surface space to work with. The dining table extends to comfortably seat 10 people, so this can be changed to suit your party size. The living room is bright and comfortable, with an enormous selection of DVD’s to suit most tastes. The open fire is a fantastic feature of this room, so cosy up at night time with a glass of whatever you fancy, and make sure you put your feet up after a busy day of exploring Moray and the surrounding area. When the kids want to have their own space, there is a second small family room with a TV and Xbox One, meaning the adults can get a bit of peace and quiet! Each of the bedrooms has a stylish use of different coloured tartans, which adds character (along with the individually named rooms, which have been selected from various rivers in the Spey catchment). All of the double beds can be separated and made up as singles if required, offering complete flexibility for every party type.


Outside the garden is completely enclosed, thus making it perfect for those parties with children and/or dogs. The extensive garden offers ample space for those who wish to enjoy Moray’s dry climate and there is a range of outdoor furniture and a large BBQ for those wishing to eat outside. One half of the large garage is given over to guests and contains a table tennis table, a dart board and numerous outdoor games/sports equipment. It also offers ample space for those guests wishing to store fishing rods, bikes etc.

There are lots of nearby attractions on your doorstep – families, fishing/sporting parties and whisky aficionados will all love this property! Guisachan sits right in the heart of the Malt Whisky Trail and boasts uninterrupted views across the valley towards the new Macallan Visitors Centre. The River Spey and its various salmon fishing beats, including Easter Elchies, Craigellachie and Arndilly are just a short distance from the house itself. For walkers, The Speyside Way meanders close to the property and runs 107 kilometres from Aviemore to the spectacular Moray coastline. Nearby Ben Rinnes offers a challenge for hill-walkers, while cyclists can enjoy numerous countryside trails in this beautiful part of Moray as well as the Glenlivet Mountain Bike Trail Centre. The Lecht Ski Centre also lies within a short drive and offers skiing and snowboarding during the winter months.

For those who prefer less arduous pursuits, the hinterland offers a wealth of historic castles and buildings as well as a fantastic range of shopping and food related attractions, such as Johnstons of Elgin, Walkers Shortbread and the Baxter’s Visitors Centre.

Guisachan truly is the perfect base from which to explore all that Moray has to offer!


All on one level:Large entrance hall. Sitting room. Family room/TV room. Kitchen/dining room. 3 double rooms with zip-linked super-king size beds. 1 further double room with zip-linked king size bed. Single room with bed and pull-out trundle bed. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC & WHB. Shower room with WC & WHB. Utility room.

Outside:Generous, enclosed split-level garden. Patio with 12-seater dining set. Deck with 10-seater corner dining set. Large BBQ. Garage with table tennis table and dart board and various outdoors games, with space for storing fishing rods/ bikes/canoes/skis etc.

Additional Information

  • Additional TVs in all bedrooms
  • Barbeque
  • Bose WiFi/Bluetooth sound system. Xbox One games console with games
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD/BluRay player
  • Electric hob
  • Electric oven
  • Enclosed garden
  • Flat screen TV with Sky Q
  • Fridge
  • Garden furniture

For more information and to check availability  please contact 0779 864 7627

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