Buttermere Cottage

Banff, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 922814)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Dixon
    March 2017
    “This cottage is lovely, you can ...”
    This cottage is lovely, you can tell the owner keeps high standards, no expense been spared . We were made to feel welcome then we're left to enjoy the weekend, great for dogs with some great coastal walks and shops only a short drive away. Relaxing weekend !
    This cottage is lovely, you can tell the owner keeps high standards, no expense been spared . We were made to feel welcome then we're left to enjoy the weekend, great for dogs with some great coastal walks and shops only a short drive away. Relaxing weekend !


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Banff 5 miles.

Standing amidst lovely rolling countryside, this charming, detached stone cottage is in the grounds of the owners' home and has a real 'wow' factor that guests will love, with a stylish interior and quality furnishings ensuring a truly wonderful and comfortable holiday experience.

Buttermere Cottage is ideal for a small family group, a group of friends, or couples who want to spend time together in this beautiful part of Aberdeenshire.

Set over the ground floor and the lower ground floor, there are two well-presented bedrooms; a king-size double room with an en-suite shower, and a further king-size double that can be converted into a children's twin on request and has an adjoining shower room.

The kitchen/dining room is well equipped with every possible facility to ensure that dining in will be a most enjoyable experience.

The sumptuous sitting room is the perfect place to relax at the end of a busy day, with its cosy, wall-mounted flame-effect fire and touch of tartan!

A private garden to the front and a lawned area to the side of the property makes a pleasant spot for a quiet cup of coffee whilst planning the day’s events.

A short drive from the cottage will take you to the stunning north east coastline, where an array of fishing villages sit, waiting to be explored.

The coastal village of Whitehills is well worth a visit, with its pretty marina, popular waterfront cafe and fish restaurant.

Just further along the coast is Portsoy, which boasts the best ice cream in Scotland!

The Moray Firth also has its famous Dolphins and from Banff, it is well worth taking a dolphin and wildlife watching boat trip; remember to take your camera!

Away from the coast there is also much to do and see, with the famous Malt Whisky Trail on your doorstep.

At the end of a wonderful day, returning to the utter comfort of Buttermere Cottage will simply be perfect!


Over two floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x lower ground floor king-size double (zip/link, can be 2'6" twin on request). Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric flame-effect fire.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, radio, iPod dock, PlayStation 3, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, bed guards and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front and side garden with lawned area to the side and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Coast 4 miles.

About the location


Fraserburgh 25 miles; Elgin 35 miles; Aberdeen 40 miles.

Banff is a former county town and a Royal Burgh, having received its charter from Robert the Bruce in 1324. The town has been designated an Outstanding Conservation Area and is famous for its outstanding architecture. Banff contains a variety of architecture in a number of contrasting styles, including Georgian architecture that can be found in the upper part of the town. Banff Harbour is now a recreational harbour and marina, and the town boasts spectacular sea views, sandy beaches, shops and seafood restaurants. Duff House, built between 1735 and 1740 is situated in the Deveron Valley, and is thought to be one of Britain's finest Georgian houses. Close by is Duff House Royal golf course and two miles away the neighbouring town of Macduff offers the Royal Tarlair golf course and award-winning Marine Aquarium. Nearby, the old smugglers village of Pennan was used as the location for the movie Local Hero, and its famous phonebox is a listed historical monument. The area also boasts sandy beaches, forest walks, cycle routes, whisky trails, pony trekking and dolphin watching, along with the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses in Fraserburgh and the Portsoy Boat Festival and Turriff Show.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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