Gardenstown, BanffshireGuest Rating
Seahorse Cottage stands just yards from the harbour in the quaint and picturesque village of Gardenstown on the sunny Moray coast of north east Scotland.
|Sleeps: 4||Bedrooms: 2|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (2)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 2|
The cottage provides spacious and comfortable accommodation which is just right for two couples or a family of four. It is immediately obvious that Seahorse has been refurbished by an owner who really knows what holidaymakers want. Visitors will find that it offers particularly attractive accommodation that achieves the perfect combination of character and comfort.
The snug sitting room has comfortable seating grouped round the multi-fuel stove which is inset an exposed brick surround. The modern kitchen is sleekly fitted with natural wood units and a circular dining table for convivial meals. The elegant and spacious shower room is also downstairs.
Upstairs are the two bedrooms, a double and a twin, that both have large dormer windows. The elegant double is warm and inviting and has an en suite WC and wash basin. In the twin in particular the windows light up the room and give it a light and airy feel.
A final attractive feature is the little terrace (with furniture) which has been created at the back of the house and is accessed from the upper level. From this vantage point you can glimpse the harbour at the end of the alley while you sit peacefully with a book or an evening drink.
Perhaps due to the absence of traffic, (you can drive down to the harbour) Gardenstown has a lovely atmosphere.
If you like roving around on foot you will find quite a few steps as the town is built on a series of terraces, linked by charming walkways. There is a restaurant and a pub, but for shopping Macduff and Banff are about eight miles away.
As far as exploring further afield is concerned, you can range all along the coast. To the east, there are the little villages of Crovie, to which you can walk under the cliffs from Gardenstown and Pennan, where you can still see the phonebox made famous in the film 'Local Hero'. There are some excellent golf courses along the coast, while inland you can head for the Speyside Way, or go on a Whisky pilgrimage visiting the many distilleries along the Whisky Trail.
For a dash of culture, Banff is home to Duff House, an outpost of the Scottish National Gallery. The National Trust properties of Haddo House, Leith Hall and Fyvie Castle are also within an easy drive.
Local Events and Attractions
Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.
Sitting room with TV/DVD and multi-fuel stove
Kitchen/dining room with microwave, washing machine, fridge-freezer etc
Shower room with WC and wash basin.
Double bedroom with en suite WC and wash basin
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £20 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric convector heaters and multi-fuel stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.
The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).
- Save 10% w/c 07 Sep 19 From 07/09/2019 to 08/09/2019
- Save 10% w/c 14 Sep 19 From 14/09/2019 to 16/09/2019
- Save 10% w/c 24 Aug 19 From 24/08/2019 to 26/08/2019
- Save 10% w/c 31 Aug 19 From 31/08/2019 to 02/09/2019
- Christmas 2019 From 21/12/2019 to 27/12/2019
- New Year 2019 From 28/12/2019 to 03/01/2020
- October Half Term 2019 From 12/10/2019 to 14/10/2019
- October Half Term 2019 From 19/10/2019 to 21/10/2019
- October Half Term 2019 From 26/10/2019 to 28/10/2019
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 2||Sleeps 4|
|29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019||£495.00||£495.00|
|31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019||£395.00||£450.00|
|21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019||£345.00||£375.00|
|12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019||£395.00||£450.00|
|02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019||£295.00||£325.00|
|20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||£495.00||£495.00|
|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||£495.00||£495.00|
|06 Jan 2020 - 07 Feb 2020||£295.00||£325.00|
|08 Feb 2020 - 03 Apr 2020||£345.00||£375.00|
|04 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020||£395.00||£450.00|
|25 Apr 2020 - 08 May 2020||£345.00||£375.00|
|09 May 2020 - 22 May 2020||£395.00||£450.00|
|23 May 2020 - 29 May 2020||£495.00||£495.00|
|30 May 2020 - 26 Jun 2020||£395.00||£450.00|
|27 Jun 2020 - 28 Aug 2020||£495.00||£495.00|
|29 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020||£395.00||£450.00|
|19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020||£345.00||£375.00|
|10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020||£395.00||£450.00|
|31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020||£295.00||£325.00|
|19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020||£495.00||£495.00|
|28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||£495.00||£495.00|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||POA||POA|
|06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023||POA||POA|
Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.
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In many ways it was a great cottage nicely decorated. WiFi provided was unreliable and a lack of basic cleaning material...Read More
Cottage was nice, clean and handy for the harbour and beach. we had an enjoyable holiday in Gardenstown.
We have stayed in this property 3 times. The cottage was extremely cold when we went in and the bathroom, especially the...Read More
Was very comfortable cosy cottage lovely location just a pity local pub had stopped serving meals
Cottage was vey comfortable and we liked the location being close to the harbour. The local inhabitants made us feel we...Read More
'Very cosy cottage with pretty decor and beautiful scenery. An added bonus for us was lovely weather. The walk to Crovie is a must do. Hope to be back again one day.'
'Lovely cottage. Lovely village. Nice friendly people. Saw the dolphins - a real treat!'
'Light and cosy cottage. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful spot. Kids had a brilliant time.'