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Holly Hoose

Findochty near Buckie, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 27992)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Holly Hoose is a lovely, clean, ...”
    Holly Hoose is a lovely, clean, traditional cottage with excellent facilities. Findochty is a beautiful wee village with a very friendly atmosphere. I would recommend both.
    Holly Hoose is a lovely, clean, traditional cottage with excellent facilities. Findochty is a beautiful wee village with a very friendly atmosphere. I would recommend both.
    - Dr Ford, July 2017

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This smart, detached stone cottage is ideally situated close to a pretty harbour and sandy beach, in the village of Findochty on the fabulous north east coast of Scotland.

This spacious fisherman's cottage is perfect for a family group, or group of friends, who will appreciate the space within the property, which benefits from two comfortable sitting rooms, one of which has a welcoming open fire.

The kitchen is well equipped, making it easy to prepare tasty home-cooked meals that can be enjoyed in the formal dining room next door.

On the upper floor, the generously proportioned bedrooms ensure a comfortable night’s sleep for all and at the rear of the cottage is a large and fully enclosed patio area which is a real sun trap and a perfect place to enjoy a barbecue or pre-dinner glass of wine.

A short stroll from the cottage takes you down to the pretty harbour, with its colourful array of yachts and a small sandy beach that will be much appreciated by children.

Close by you can enjoy a tasty bite to eat at the Admirals Inn, whilst gazing out to sea and admiring a wonderful sunset.

The north east coastline has plenty of pretty fishing villages to explore and is home to bottlenose dolphins, which can easily be spotted along with a multitude of other wildlife.

There are also some great golf courses nearby and fabulous walks which allow you to fully appreciation the unspoilt beauty of this area.

This cottage will ensure an unforgettable holiday for everyone.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor WC. Kitchen with dining area. Dining room. Sitting room with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 4).

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, phone for incoming calls, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and folding bed on request
  • Roadside parking next to cottage
  • Outside storage for bikes
  • Enclosed private patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Harbour 3 mins walk
  • Beach 10 mins walk
  • Note: Mobile reception can be limited in Findochty
  • Note: Two sets of golf clubs available.

About the location

FINDOCHTY

Buckie 3 miles; Elgin 20 miles.

The delightful fishing village of Findochty, which dates back to the 1400s, sits on the edge of the natural harbour known as Crooked Haven. Nowadays, Findochty is used more by leisure sailors than fishermen, whilst the fishing boats have moved down the coast to Buckie. Findochty has a small sheltered beach at Long Head and a popular pub on the harbour front. Why not visit the delightful town of Cullen, situated beneath spectacular railway viaducts and renowned for its hearty smoked haddock and potato soup, or enjoy a spot of golf at either of the Cullen or Strathlene golf courses? 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 Trail, an 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas