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Calamura

Findhorn, Near Forres, Morayshire

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Calamura is a traditional coastal cottage with a situation that is second to none, right in the heart of the village of Findhorn with amazing views out over beautiful Findhorn Bay, just 5 miles from Forres in Morayshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This an incredibly characterful house with a lovely warm and welcoming feeling throughout. The wonderful views of the bay can particularly be admired from the charming sitting room that is kept cosy by an attractive open fire and is just the place to spend relaxed evenings in.

Everything is easily to hand in the well-equipped kitchen and meals can be enjoyed together in the sunny dining room.

All of the bedrooms are upstairs where there is a double room, an incredibly spacious twin room with a view of the water and a chaise longue to relax on and a second bright twin room, as well as a family bathroom which supplements the shower room downstairs.

To the rear is a large, enclosed garden which seems to go on forever. Children will love exploring the paths that wind their way through the wild section of garden at the far end. Closer to the cottage the outdoor seating area is the perfect place to have a barbeque when the weather is good. The gates open up to provide off road parking right by the house and the shoreline is literally just over the road.

Map & Local

It is a very short stroll to Findhorn’s gorgeous beach that is a popular spot with windsurfers and is lovely and sandy when the tide is out and still walkable on the higher, pebbly section of shore when the tide is in.

For a night off from cooking there is the choice of the Kimberley Inn that is just 5 minutes’ walk away or the Crown and Anchor Inn a few doors further on that has an excellent range of gins to sample.

Wildlife boat trips are on offer from Findhorn Marina for the chance to see dolphins, seals and lots of seabirds nesting on the cliffs. Nature enthusiasts will also enjoy Findhorn Bay Local Nature Reserve that covers the estuary where the River Findhorn flows into the sea and is home to wading birds such as curlews, oyster catchers and redshank as well as ducks, geese and even ospreys in season.

Forres (5 miles) is the place to stock up on shopping as it has two different supermarkets and it is an easy half hour train journey from there into Inverness for shopping or exploring the sights.

Those on the whisky trail are spoilt for choice in this area as there are tours and tastings to be had at Benromach Distillery (4 miles) and 5 other distilleries that are all within approximately half an hour’s drive.

Ace Adventures at Auchnagairn (13 miles) has various watersports available including white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking and paintballing for those looking for more of an adrenalin rush.

Local Events and Attractions

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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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with open fire, TV/DVD
Dining room (one step down)
Kitchen with electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/drier etc
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Double bedroom (king-size)
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and hand shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free
Travel Cot
Free
Highchair
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels INCLUDED. The first £20 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by oil central heating (first £30 INCLUDED) with any additional payable at the end of your stay and open fire (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2019
Price

Weekly Prices

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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£50)
  • Save 15% w/c 13 Jul 19 From 13/07/2019 to 15/07/2019
  • Save 15% w/c 20 Jul 19 From 20/07/2019 to 22/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 27 Jul 19 From 27/07/2019 to 29/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 03 Aug 19 From 03/08/2019 to 05/08/2019
  • 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 6
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £775.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £650.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £550.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £650.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £450.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £775.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £775.00
06 Jan 2020 - 07 Feb 2020 £450.00
08 Feb 2020 - 03 Apr 2020 £550.00
04 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020 £650.00
25 Apr 2020 - 08 May 2020 £550.00
09 May 2020 - 22 May 2020 £650.00
23 May 2020 - 29 May 2020 £775.00
30 May 2020 - 26 Jun 2020 £650.00
27 Jun 2020 - 28 Aug 2020 £775.00
29 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020 £650.00
19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020 £550.00
10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 £650.00
31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020 £450.00
19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020 £775.00
28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 £775.00
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA
06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 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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