Seaspray

Portknockie, Scotland (Ref. 22242)

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Cottage features

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

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This wonderful stone, semi-detached cottage is situated in the heart of the atmospheric fishing village of Portknockie on the scenic north east coast of Scotland. This Portknockie cottage provides a high standard of modern living, whilst retaining an air of its former life as a fisherman's cottage and net store. Superbly appointed throughout and tastefully decorated in a relaxed light, coastal style, this cottage in Portknockie is ideal for a family or group of friends who will love spending time together exploring this fascinating and historic part of Scotland. Boasting sea views from the first floor, there are four fabulous bedrooms at this Moray cottage, with the master ground floor room providing en-suite facilities. The sitting room has a warming woodburning stove and comfy sofas, and the contemporary kitchen at your Portknockie holiday home has a vaulted beamed ceiling and a dining table. Only a minute's walk away from this Portknockie cottage is the coast and the pretty harbour with its own slipway, and the village itself has good local services and friendly people who will always have time for a chat! The coast all along this region is renowned for its dramatic and ever changing scenery and of course the wildlife, which is easy to spot with dolphins and seals being regular visitors. With the numerous castles and distilleries in the area there will always be plenty to do and what a fabulous cottage to return to at the end of a busy day.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Gas central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen and bathrooms and woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, DAB radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels. Cot on request. Roadside parking. Courtyard. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1 min walk, pub 2 mins walk. Harbour and coast 1 min walk. Note: The double bed is accessed from one side only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute

About the location

PORTKNOCKIE

Buckie 5 miles; Elgin 20 miles.

The popular coastal village of Portknockie occupies a stunning, cliff-top position overlooking a natural picturesque harbour on the striking Moray Firth Coast. Explore the craggy cliff-tops, beaches and secret coves or absorb the dramatic views from the Bow Fiddle Rock, or look out for the dolphins, seals and sea birds that live in the Moray Firth. National Cycle Route 1 also passes through Portknockie. Why not visit the delightful town of Cullen, situated beneath spectacular railway viaducts and renowned for its hearty Cullen Skink (smoked haddock and potato soup) or enjoy a spot of golf at the remarkable golf course? Take a pleasant drive to the lively market town of Elgin, home to an imposing cathedral, museums and the mesmerising Biblical Gardens. With the whole of the Moray Coast to explore, with its Whisky and Castle Trail, abundance of historic houses and gardens, sparkling golden sands and hospitable inns, this is a superb base from which to enjoy the delightful north east coast of Scotland.