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The Garden Cottage

Elgin, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 1081542)

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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

The property

Resting in the bustling town of Elgin in Moray, is this charming semi-detached cottage, The Garden Cottage.

Attached to the owner’s own home, set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, 5 Reidhaven Street makes for a wonderful getaway for a small family looking explore the fantastic scenery and history of Scotland.

Be welcomed into the spacious sitting room, where you can look forward to cosying up on the plush sofas with a bowl of popcorn and enjoying a family film night on the TV with Now TV.

Take advantage of the handy utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, ensuring there will be no washing to do once you return home!

Completing the ground-floor is a well-presented single bedroom, ideal for those with limited mobility.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you will find a homely kitchen/diner, perfect for whipping up delicious treats for the family, before settling down around the dining table to tuck-in and toast to a wonderful holiday.

After a day of exploring, indulge in a refreshing shower, as your towel warms on the heated towel rail nearby.

Pop on fresh pyjamas and discover the second bedroom, a tastefully decorated double, where you can also catch your rest in.

Wake-up and head to the rear courtyard to sip on morning coffee with your guests, as you discuss plans for the day ahead.

After a day out, return to enjoy evening drinks around the warming fire pit.

Head into the town centre, where you will find the stunning remnants of the 13th-century Elgin Cathedral, the Elgin Museum which houses exhibits detailing local and natural history and the beautiful column of Lady Hill which offers impeccable views over the town.

Well-known for its whisky distilling heritage, Elgin is also home to the Glen Moray Distillery, where you can enjoy an informative tour, a tasting session and a gift shop when you can pick up a souvenir.

Just a short drive away is the town of Lossiemouth, where you can wander the glorious sands of Lossiemouth East Beach or paddle in its clear waters.

If you’re looking to find out more about the town, be sure to make a stop at Lossiemouth Fisheries and Community Museum, which delves into the town’s fishing heritage and the fishing industry in the past and present.

Further afield is Inverness, which boasts a remarkable castle, an indoor Victorian Market awaiting your perusal and superb boat trips where you can spot the dolphins that frequently swim along the coast.

The Garden Cottage is the ideal home-away-from home for enjoying an unforgettable holiday in Scotland.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV with Now TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking but can unload bags at drop off point outside of property
  • Garden with patio, furniture and fire pit
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles

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About the location


Lossiemouth 5.6 miles, Inverness 40 miles

Once Scotland’s smallest city, the town of Elgin now boasts its own football team, and still holds its bustling atmosphere! It is the administrative capital of Morayshire and a place with many attractions in an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Close to the north east coast of Scotland with its selection of sandy beaches, golf courses and atmospheric fishing villages, Elgin has a lot to offer in terms of history and visitor attractions. Situated along the banks of the River Lossie the town has grown and flourished and has grand stone buildings and of course the famous cathedral which dates back to the 13th century. Other places of interest in the area include many distilleries, Elgin Museum and Baxters of Fochabers. For walkers, the Speyside Way footpath provides a wonderful network of paths with fantastic sea views and wildlife.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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