5.0★ Perfect Sykes rating Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Pets No Show on map Features Off road parking Ground floor accommodation Ground floor bedroom Open fire Garden / Patio Washing machine Dishwasher Broadband / WiFi Reviews & Ratings Accuracy of the listing Cleanliness Comfort Facilities 7 Customer Reviews "The only fault was there was no tea or coffee for a drink on arrival." We had traveled a long way a d had to go out to the shop right away. Other than that it was the best Cottage we have ever rented. Reviewed by AnneJun 2022 "The cottage is beautiful." It's quiet, clean and the owners are lovely and very helpful. It is close to supermarket, coffee shops etc. Many thanks for a wonderful stay. Reviewed by SueMay 2022 "Your holiday cottage is a slice of heaven." It was spotlessly clean and the facilties were phenomenal. We felt at ease from our arrival until our departure. We are huge animal lovers, therefore we loved driving past your cows every morning and were lucky enough to spot a deer or two in the gardens. Thank you for an amazing stay. We will definitely be returning. Reviewed by ClaireDec 2021 "Absolutely perfect." Really comfy home from home. Had everything you could possibly need set in stunning countryside. Will definitely return. Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2021 "Wonderful views and house built to very high standards." Excellent base for touring. Reviewed by DavidSep 2021 "We had a fantastic week at the cottage." It was an ideal base to explore the surrounding areas. The cottage exceeded all expectations. Particularly enjoyed sitting i the conservatory watching the swallows and on occasions seeing the wild deer! It was immaculately clean and had all the home comforts, we will definitely be back! Reviewed by WilliamJul 2021 "Cottage was lovely and well located for visiting local attractions." Had everything we needed for our stay. Reviewed by LauraJul 2021 Show more Summary All-ground-floor Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC Kitchen Utility Sitting room with woodburning stove Conservatory/dining room Electric underfloor heating with woodburning stove Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Ample off-road parking Garden with lawn, patio and furniture Sorry, no pets and no smoking Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1,3 miles The property Pitmeddon 1.4 miles. Kilnary Cottage is a one-storey cottage built on private farmland. Set in stunning open rolling fields as far as the eye can see, the property sleeps six and would be perfect for a family break or a getaway with friends. After a long day exploring the beauty of Aberdeenshire - enter the cottage and head to your left, a large living room awaits – enough room for all to sit down on the plush sofa and warm up in front of the woodburning stove. Head into the kitchen where you will find everything you need for your self-catered break. The contemporary kitchen is complete with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven – the utility room is where you will find the washing machine and tumble dryer. The kitchen area even has under floor heating to keep the chill away. Adjacent to the kitchen is a lovely conservatory area with dining room table seating six, the perfect spot to sit down and reconnect with friends and family with a home cooked meal whilst looking at the beautiful view. If its time to hit the hay, head to the three bedrooms down the hallway. You will find a master bedroom with double bed and very sleek and spacious en-suite shower room with a WC and a basin. There is another double bedroom and finally a twin bedroom where you can rest your head ahead of another adventure. Guests will also benefit from a shared bathroom with separate bath and shower, along with a WC and basin. This cottage has everything you and your fellow guests will need. The conservatory has French doors which lead out into the garden area, with lots of grass for outside activities and a patio with garden furniture it’s a beautiful spot to enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and the unparalleled views of Aberdeenshire. The property has private off-road parking with room for ample cars. Now you’re here in Bonnie Scotland – its time to explore! Cairngorms National Park is the UK’s largest National Park and home to some of the biggest mountains in the UK, making it a nature and wildlife lover’s dream. The stunning views and hiking trails will leave you quite literally breathless! However, there are paths for all walkers no matter your ability. Explore wildlife, nature and history in this stunning location – its not to be skipped! Steeped in history, Dunnottar Castle is a photographer’s paradise, a history lover’s dream and an iconic tourist destination for visitors the world over. This dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress was the home of the Earls Marischal, once one of the most powerful families in Scotland. Sitting on the edge of a clifftop overlooking the north sea, one of the UK’s most beautiful spots is just scenic drive away from Kilnay Cottage. Aden park is just over 30-minute drive away from Kilnary cottage. Aden, often referred to as “the jewel in the Buchan crown” has been recognised, year on year, as one of the country’s best green spaces with the prestigious Green Flag Award. Facilities include a Farming Museum, café/restaurant, gift shop, children’s play area, picnic and BBQ sites, walks and trials, Hareshowe Farm, and Book of Deer visitor centre, fun for all the family. If you want to know more about Aberdeenshire's history The Garioch Heritage Centre is a treasure trove of artefacts, photographs and information relating to the Garioch – the heart of Aberdeenshire – many displayed in a series of exhibits in the upstairs gallery. Entry is free and there is a café for refreshments and lunch! A perfect afternoon for history buffs. There is so many beautiful views, parks, and things to to see in Udny, but don’t take our word for it- book Kilnary Cottage and visit the stunning Aberdeenshire for yourselves. View on map About the location PITMEDDEN Ellon 6 miles; Aberdeen 14.9 miles; Peterhead 23.5 miles. Pitmedden is a rural village resting within the parish of Udny in Aberdeenshire, surrounded by rolling countryside and around seven-miles from the coast at Newburgh, making it a great base for touring this north-eastern area of Scotland. The village's local amenities include a café, small supermarket, a pub and a takeaway, offering all the essentials for a self-catered stay. Pitmedden's most renowned attraction is the National Trust for Scotland Pitmedden Garden, comprising five-miles of immaculate boxwood hedging planted to create intricate patterns, with 80 different varieties of apple tree here and beautiful fountains to admire, it's a lovely must-see attraction. The Museum of Farming Life offers an insight into the local farming history of the area and is full of agricultural artefacts, whilst around twenty-miles away lies the fairytale castle of Fyvie Castle, another National Trust for Scotland property, you can take a tour around the opulent rooms and hear of the legends and even ghost stories that live on today. The ancient village of Tarves is nearby and is thought to have been founded back in 600AD, now home to a traditional butcher where you can pick up some locally sourced ingredients for your self-catered cooking. Venture out to Newburgh to visit the Newburgh Seal Beach and explore Foveran Links Nature Reserve, with a golf course here too. Enjoy a fantastic break to the delightful Pitmedden.