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House of Newe~The Crow's Nest

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House of Newe~The Crow's Nest

Entire guest suite
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Kym is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Live like a local!
A wonderful old family home that is the perfect spot for peace in nature, fishing, Castles & Whisky, hill-walking, local festivities/history (Forbes in particular) and a really good night's sleep.
Enjoy the house itself or the 12 acres of mostly woodlands at our doorstep. Climb to the top of Ben Newe (right out the back door!)
Within half an hour of several golf courses and 20 minutes from the Lecht Ski Centre.
Come enjoy a Newe Experience!


Free parking on premises
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



21 reviews
Robert User Profile
May 2019
Really old place with lots of history, almost museum like. Don't expect a 4 Seasons experience , this is a really old house. That said it was a great experience and the Crows Nest was very spacious and had a great shower and comfy bed. Kym was a great host and made us feel…
Kym User Profile
Response from Kym:
Thank you for your nice comments! Hope to see you again one day. The Crow's Nest will only get better... All the best!
May 2019
Debbie User Profile
September 2019
Wow Kym. Your space was amazing and just what we needed. We both loved the area and the comfort you provided, thank you!
Antos User Profile
August 2019
Amazing house with many historic artefacts, nice and welcoming hosts. feels like a museum! "Crows nest" is a separate apartment with kitchen, lounge and bathroom. House of Newe is also a great base location for travels in eastern Cairngorms, lots of castles nearby.
Sofia User Profile
August 2019
Kym is the most thoughtful host my friends and I have had, making us feel very welcome in her home. The house was beautiful and a wonderful place to explore. The flat was clean, the amenities exactly as described, and communication easy. It's particularly good if your main goal…
Daniel User Profile
August 2019
My 15 year old child and I had a wonderful time in the Crow's Nest. It couldn’t have been better. I really hope to come back to that lovely place. It was the ideal starting point for many very nice trips in the Cairngorms National Park and a parttime home for us, where we always…
Dawid User Profile
July 2019
All u need to forget about busy life in the city. Amazing antiques all around. Kym and John are really nice and kind people. I really want come back there again!!!
Mirjam User Profile
July 2019
What an amazing home, full of history, stories and lots of interesting things to see. Very cosy. You feel very welcome and at home straight away. A lot of space in the Crow's nest, with comfy bed, sofa bed and shower. Kym is a very lovely lady and can't thank her enough for…

Hosted by Kym

Strathdon, United KingdomJoined in September 2012
Kym User Profile
179 Reviews
Kym is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
A west-coast American who happily calls Scotland home. When not travelling myself, I would like to welcome you into our very special ancestral family home. This area is full of history (standing stones, castles, Clan Forbes)/nature (Ben Newe, Cairngorms National Park, Lecht Ski…
Interaction with guests
The Crow's Nest is your own space. One of us is usually nearby to make sure you have everything you might need or to offer further information.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
After 4PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed