Mint Cottage

Findhorn, Scotland (Ref. 30595)

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Cottage features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

A sweet and charming, traditional, detached stone cottage in the popular village of Findhorn, on the stunning Moray Firth coast. This Findhorn cottage is quietly situated on a pedestrian lane and yet enjoys the close proximity of the village and harbour facilities just a short stroll away. Very well-appointed throughout, this Findhorn cottage is a good choice for family or friends who will appreciate the unspoilt golden sandy beaches, pretty coves and amazing wildlife that this area has to offer. There are three bedrooms providing flexible sleeping arrangements across the two floors, plus a contemporary shower room at ground floor level and a luxury bathroom on the first floor. A very well-equipped kitchen with dining area and a tastefully presented sitting room with welcoming woodburner ensures your every need is catered for in this Moray Firth cottage. Outside, a small front garden bursting with flowers and seasonal sweet-smelling roses, is the perfect place for an early evening glass of wine before dinner. Findhorn has excellent local facilities and much to offer visitors with activities that range from powerboat courses to white water rafting and boat trips out onto the waters for some magical dolphin watching. Close by is the busy town of Forres, with its beautiful parks, and for walkers and cyclists, nearby Culbin Forest offers a fascinating network of tracks to explore, some leading to the most idyllic sandy beaches you will ever uncover! Findhorn is a pretty village, and your Moray Firth cottage will ensure a simply perfect Highland holiday!

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x ground floor single with pull-out stacker bed. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Load/unloading outside cottage only, free roadside parking throughout the village. Enclosed front patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and harbour 3 mins walk. Beach 10 mins walk.

About the location

FINDHORN

Kinloss 3 miles; Forres 5 miles; Elgin 13 miles.

Findhorn was at one time a very busy fishing port, and still preserves its strong connections with the sea today, with much of its village life centred around the bay, and fantastic sailing and watersports opportunities available with the Royal Findhorn Sailing Club resting on the waterfront. Its scenic location and gentle climate, influence by the Gulf Stream, make it a desirable destination. It is perhaps best known for being the home to the world-famous Findhorn Foundation, with its Ecovillage and international centre for holistic education. Findhorn boast two pubs, two cafes, an organic bakery and a local store, and is well placed for visiting the many pretty ports and villages nestled along the Moray Firth coastline. The Malt Whiskey Trail can be joined close by and the Cairngorm National Park can be found within an hour’s drive. The hub of the Highlands, the city of Inverness, is just 25 miles to the west, and is well worth a day trip, where you will discover its historic buildings and atmospheric NT Culloden Battlefield.