Clashnettie, an artist's home in the Cairngorms.

Strathdon, United Kingdom
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I am a sculptor working in scrap metal. I have lived at Clashnettie for 25 yrs and love the life here. When I'm not making sculpture I am in my very productive vegetable garden or walking up the track below the house. I have daughters and

Home & location

Clashnettie is a converted barn on a hillside 40 miles west of Aberdeen and home to the artist who designed and built it. Situated in the Cairngorm National Park it is remote and beautiful with nature on the doorstep and endless

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


I now have a rescue lurcher. He is a very lovely dog but has issues trusting people at first. Usually I take him with me when I go away. Otherwise there are five hens to feed and water and a greehouse which needs daily watering.

Meet the pets

  • Corrie

    5 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (7)


We had a fantastic week at Helen's idyllic cottage in the most beautiful location imaginable! The chickens were a breeze to look after and the cottage is an

Stayed · 21 Jun - 26 Jun 2019

This house sit was by far one of the most beautiful sceneries I have ever come across with rolling hills, forests and river views from every room. Helen's

Stayed · 31 May - 05 Jun 2019

If you’re looking for beautiful countryside and a very warm and welcoming home, then this is the housesit for you. Clashnettie is in a lovely location with

Stayed · 12 Nov - 30 Nov 2018

If you want peace and quiet a sweet and easy pet to take care of in a beautiful corner of the Highlands this is the place for you. Helen is a very talented

Stayed · 30 Aug - 13 Sep 2018

Helen kindly invited our family to stay with her the night before the house sit commenced. She made us feel so very welcome in her beautiful home where we

Stayed · 02 Aug - 05 Aug 2018

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