Gardenstown Holiday Home
Cottage in Gardenstown , Banffshire, Scotland
(Sleeps: 6, 3 bedrooms, Banffshire)
The traditional fisherman's cottage was built in the 1860's but now offers all the modern day comforts. An ideal getaway or romantic retreat. With a wood burning stove and 3 bedrooms it can sleep up to 6 people. ... Full Property Description
Alexander Cottage, 36 Seatown, Gardenstown, Banffshire, AB45 3YQ. The cottage was built in the 1860's as a traditional fisherman's cottage. It now offers modern day comforts whilst retaining much of its character and charm. It is centrally heated by the solid-fuel stove. Logs, coal and electricity are included in the rental price. The cottage comprises of a dining kitchen, lounge, three bedrooms and a bathroom. The kitchen has a large table to accomodate up to 6 people. It has all the facilities you should need including a microwave, fridge and washing machine. There is ample crockery, cutlery and glassware and plenty of pots and pans. The wood burning stove in the lounge ensures that this room has a really homely feel. The bathroom with 3 piece suite is also on the ground floor. Upstairs are 3 delightful bedrooms all made up with fresh white bedlinen. There is a double room, a twin room with single futon bed and a single room. A travel cot and highchair are also available (please bring your own linen for cot). Children are very welcome and you may also bring one well behaved pet. The elevated garden/patio area provide a relaxed seating area where you can admire the sea view. You may even be lucky enough to catch sight of a dolphin in the bay. You can park you car at the harbour only a minutes walk away.Gardenstown is undoubtedly one of the prime seafront villages that lace the Moray Coast.Situated in Gamrie Bay, a site of special scientific interest and noted for it's seabird colonies, dolphins, ancient rocks, seaside plants and flowers. In fact there is a dolphin and whale rescue and research centre here.This is a region which until recently has remained largely undiscovered and yet has so much to offer.The village is the perfect place to unwind from the pressures of modern life whilst providing basic services such as shops a Post Office and a pub serving meals where children are welcome. [Hide Description]
Source: Exchange Rates Today
|Rate Period Start||Rate Period End||Rate|
|16 October 2010||30 November 2010||£ 350.00 per week|
|01 December 2010||18 December 2010||£ 300.00 per week|
|18 December 2010||08 January 2011||£ 550.00 per week|
25% of rental required at time of booking.Balance payable 6 weeks prior to holiday. We accept payment by cheque.One well behaved pet welcome.Smoking is not permitted in the cottage. Unfortunately the location of the cottage will not be suitable for people with mobility problems. Bed linen and towels are provided for use in the cottage only.Electricity and logs are included in rental price.Guests are recommended to obtain travel insurance to cover delayed arrival due to poor conditions at the airport or on the roads. We reserve the right to make a charge for missing items or damages and for any other costs which we incur apart from the cost of normal cleaning. Entry to cottage from 4pm on day of arrival.Departure by 10am please. Key available on arrival. Short breaks may be available, contact owner for details.
Availability Calendar for Cottage in Gardenstown Scotland
Let Types: Short-term
In high season, bookings are taken from saturday to saturday. However shorter breaks may be available at other times so contact owner for details and prices. Longer lets over the winter months may be available at special rates.
Pets Welcome, Ideal for children, No Smoking Preferred, Suitable for couples, Quiet Location,
Due to the nature of the village being built into a hill, the cottage may not be suitable for people with mobility problems.
Central Heating, Child Safety Gate, Linen Provided, Towels Provided, Ironing Board, Cot available, Fireplace,
Bedroom Facilities: There are 3 delightful bedrooms all made up with fresh white bedlinen. There is a double room, a twin room with single futon bed and a single room. A travel cot and highchair are also available (please bring your own linen for cot).
Bathroom Facilities: The bathroom is on the ground floor and has a 3 piece suite.
Reception Rooms: The cottage has a cosy lounge with wood burning stove . It has 2 sofa's and a TV/DVD player. A selection of games have been left for your entertainment.
Kitchen: The kitchen has a large table to accomodate up to 6 people. It has all the facilities you should need including a microwave, fridge and washing machine. There is ample crockery, cutlery and glassware and plenty of pots and pans. The tumble dryer and freezer are located in an out building.
Outdoor: The elevated garden/patio area provide a relaxed seating area where you can admire the sea view. You may even be lucky enough to catch sight of a dolphin in the bay. You can park you car at the harbour only a minutes walk away.
Pool: There is no pool, but as the cottage is only a short way from the sea wall, a low tide will give access to the beach and marine life in the rockpools.
Oven, Fridge, Microwave, Freezer, 4-Ring Hob, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Grill, Table & Chairs,
The kitchen has a large table to accomodate up to 6 people. It has all the facilities you should need including a microwave, fridge and washing machine. There is ample crockery, cutlery and glassware and plenty of pots and pans. The tumble dryer and freezer are located in an out building.
Reception Rooms: 1
Dining Seats: 6
The cottage has a cosy lounge with wood burning stove . It has 2 sofa's and a TV/DVD player. A selection of games have been left for your entertainment.
Sleeping Capacity: 6
Double Beds: 1
Single Beds: 1
Twin Rooms: 1
Family Rooms: 0
There are 3 delightful bedrooms all made up with fresh white bedlinen. There is a double room, a twin room with single futon bed and a single room. A travel cot and highchair are also available (please bring your own linen for cot).
Shower Rooms: 0
The bathroom is on the ground floor and has a 3 piece suite.
TV, DVD Player,
Patio Area, Barbeque,
The elevated garden/patio area provide a relaxed seating area where you can admire the sea view. You may even be lucky enough to catch sight of a dolphin in the bay. You can park you car at the harbour only a minutes walk away.
Gardenstown is undoubtedly one of the prime seafront villages that lace the Moray Coast. A village with ever changing vistas. Low tides will reveal a mix of scenic beach and colourful rock pools, whilst the storms in winter can bring the waves crashing onto the fisherman's cottages along the seafront. The sight of the Northern Lights or dolphins in the bay will ensure you will never forget your visit here!
The village is the perfect place to unwind from the pressures of modern life whilst providing basic services such as shops a Post Office and a pub serving meals where children are welcome. Nowadays the fishermen's cottages which form the quaint Seatown area are used by tourists or city dwellers seeking a weekend retreat. The village has also become a magnet for artists and photographers who enjoy the peace and ever changing vistas.
|Cleaning Services / Towels and Linen||
The cottage is cleaned on a saturday between lets but a weekly clean is provided for stays in excess of one week. Towels and bedlinen are provided for use in the cottage only.
|Extra Notes on Accommodation|
Gardenstown is a small former fishing village in the North East of Scotland. It's nearest city is Aberdeen (45 miles). will find the There are many beautiful villages along this stretch of coast including Pennan which was used in the film "Local Hero".
|How to get there||
Aberdeen airport is approximately 38 miles south with links to the UK and Europe. Also located in Aberdeen are the Ferry Port, Train and Bus stations. A bus from Aberdeen to Banff (6 miles from cottage) runs 6 times a day. To fully appreciate what the area has to offer use of a car is recommended.
The cottage enjoys sea views from the garden and is only 30 metres from the sea wall. A low tide will give access to the beach and marine life in the rockpools whilst a high tide will bring waves crashing over the breakwater to splash the gable ends of the waterfront cottages. Nothing beats strolling around the harbour and rock pools enjoying the peace and there is a sandy beach on your doorstep. During the summer months dolphins and whales are frquent visitors to the bay and the dolphin and whale rescue centre is located in the village.
For the golf enthusiasts there are numerous courses nearby. Duff House Royal and Royal Tarlair are the best courses in the area. Nearby Aberdeen also has a number of excellent courses.
If you are into scuba diving then there are plenty dive sites in the area with quite a few wrecks and caves to explore.
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Review Added: 12/10/2010
Hi, We had an absolutely brilliant time in your cottage at Gardenstown. The weather was great apart from one day, the kids were really happy and settled well, and wanted to live there! Thanks again, Helen Wood (June 2008)
Review Added: 12/10/2010
Just a quick note to thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful holiday house. We had a wonderful time and consider ourselves
privileged to have experienced such a pristine area, you are indeed lucky.I have come away with tons of photos and beautiful memories. Thank you. Andrew & Therese (Brisbane, Australia - June 2007)
Review Added: 12/10/2010
Just a note to say a very big thank you for our wonderful stay at Alexander Cottage! After our drive the house was a welcome and peaceful
relief. We thought the cottage was great and the area fantastic. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful house and place with us...
Warm wishes, Katie and Simon. (June 2007)
Contact: Laura Riley
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