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Hunters Croft

Near Elgin, Morayshire

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Hunters Croft is one of a pair of beautifully presented, detached cottages that benefit from being in a peaceful country setting and also in very easy reach of the sunny Morayshire coastline, near Elgin (6 miles).

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

At the heart of the house is a wonderful full-height living area that is open plan with a feeling of light and space that abounds throughout. A wood-burning stove with a feature flue sits at its centre with the sofas positioned perfectly for toe toasting whilst swapping stories about the day’s adventures. Everything is easily to hand in the kitchen area that conveniently has the dining table just alongside.

For extra flexibility, the cottage’s two bedrooms can be set up with either a super king-size bed or twin beds depending on requirements. The pretty downstairs bedroom has a shower room just next door and the incredibly spacious mezzanine level bedroom has a modern en suite shower room. It also has a charming little reading nook that looks over glass balustrades to the living area below.

Views of the grassed garden and surrounding woodland can be enjoyed in comfort from the wood-fired Dutch tub that can be found out on the covered deck alongside picnic style seating. Guests have access to a shared games room (with a ping pong table), a Scandinavian-style BBQ hut that seats 10 people and a play area.

Combining the croft with its sister property, Logies Croft, just across the way is a great way for larger parties of guests to holiday together but still have their own place to head back to after days spent out exploring.

Map & Local

One of the best known sights in the area is historic Pluscarden Abbey (1 mile) that dates back to 1230 and is still occupied by an order of Benedictine monks to this day.

The nearby alpaca farm is a must for the agenda as they offer the chance to lead these amazing animals on a trek, with a few stops along the way for them to munch some grass. In Elgin (6 miles) the superb 13th century cathedral is fascinating to wander around as it is still remarkably intact despite its age.

Miles and miles of cycle tracks can be found running through the Culbin Forest (17 miles) and the Moray Monster mountain biking trails on the outskirts of Fochabers (15 miles) are well worth trying out for a bit more of a challenge.

The sandy beach at Lossiemouth (11 miles) has beautiful clear waters and lots of rock pools to investigate. An array of other beaches can be visited further along the coast and at Spey Bay (18.5 miles) the Scottish Dolphin Centre showcases the amazing bottlenose dolphins that frolic out in the sparkling Moray Firth.

Salmon fishing can be arranged on the River Findhorn that flows into scenic Findhorn Bay in Findhorn (11.5 miles). Findhorn also has a delightful stretch of sandy beach and a wide variety of birdlife can be spotted in the nature reserve in the bay.

It is just over half an hour’s drive to the Cairngorms National Park where there are a huge range of outdoor activities to try including walking, hiking, mountaineering, cycling and snowsports to name but a few.

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

Open plan living area with TV/DVD, wood-burning stove, induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, etc
Double bedroom (super king-size, converts to twin beds)
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Double bedroom (super-king size converts to twin beds) with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free
Pet
Free
Highchair
Free
Stair Gate
Free
Travel Cot (excluding linen)
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by underfloor heating and wood-burning stove. WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (2 large, 2 medium, 2 small). 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
2024
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).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 4
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £995.00 £1,095.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,395.00 £1,395.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £995.00 £1,095.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £895.00 £950.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £995.00 £1,095.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £795.00 £850.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £795.00 £850.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £895.00 £950.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £995.00 £1,095.00
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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.

Reviews

Reviews
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25-Oct-2023

Lovely modern and spacious house. Well-equipped with everything we needed, and very cosy.

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14-Sep-2023

Repeat booking from last year and provisional booking for next year in hand. Ideal location for pre planned activities i...

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10-Oct-2022

A stunning, warm and well equipped cottage in a lovely rural location with lots of interest nearby

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08-Sep-2022

Very nice cottage, quiet, well maintained, and friendly owner. We had a great week! Merci beaucoup!

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