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Archiestown, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 21275)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Ms Mckeith

    “We were very uncomfortable on the beds, the mattresses were too hard and the springs in them lumpy.”


    As I have arthritis the pain was worse after trying to sleep on the beds. I had to put am duvet on top of the matress to enable me to sleep at all, my daughter suffered back pain and this worried me as she is only young. We left early on the Wednesday instead of Saturday due to this and the weather drawing in. There were too few logs left for the log burner and we had to purchase our own which were hard to find, and when we did they were expensive. We needed the burner as it got quite cool in the evenings. We had not expected this additional expense so we left early.

The property

A well-presented detached stone cottage located on the edge of the historic Highland village of Archiestown.

Well-appointed throughout, this spacious stone cottage is ideal for a family orgroup of friends who want to discover the Moray and Speyside region.

This bright and warm Moray cottage has four lovely bedrooms, two on the ground floor and two upstairs, with a bathroom on each floor.

The kitchen is located in a large sun room at the front of this cottage in Archiestown, from where you can discover the fabulous views.

The split-level ground floor also has a beautifully presented sitting room with a welcoming woodburning stove and double doors leading out to the garden.

To the front of this Speyside cottage is a private lawned garden, a great place to relax before setting off on the day's adventures!

Archiestown is centrally positioned in Speyside on the Malt Whisky Trail, with up to ten distilleries in close proximity; so make sure you share the driving!

Running right from the doorstep of your Archiestown cottage, keen cyclists and walkers will adore the Speyside Way, an old railway line, which links the Moray Coast to the Grampian Mountains.

The River Spey is famous for fishing and permits are available locally, or if you prefer you will find no less than 22 golf courses in this area.

A fabulous location and a wonderful Speyside cottage!


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x ground floor adult bunks
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 6)
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oil range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: The ground floor is split-level
  • Note: Max
  • 6 adults and 2 children.

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About the location


Elgin 17 miles; Grantown-on-Spey 24 miles.

Archiestown is a pretty and tranquil village located in beautiful Morayshire to the north of the River Spey and is one of the highest villages in Moray. In the centre of the village is a pretty tree-lined square, which is a designated conservation area, and the Archiestown Hotel occupies a corner location on the square. Archiestown is a very well kept and friendly village that has won the Moray ‘village in bloom’ competition on many occasions. The village is home to a shop, Post Office and local craft outlets, while the village’s hotel houses a cosy pub and popular restaurant. Archiestown is situated on the Malt Whisky Trail, with the famous Macallan Distillery to the east and the Cardhu Distillery to the west. Being in the heart of Speyside, Archiestown is an excellent location for touring this general area, including the nearby villages and towns. Nearby Aberlour is not only famous for its distillery, but is also home to the Walkers Shortbread factory and is a great location for some fishing too!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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