Woodland Retreat

Bridge of Marnoch near Huntly, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 948999)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Jan F
    August 2017
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    “Feel welcome in this more than excellent retreat”
    A place to rest, a place for fishing, a place to visit beaches, a place to start trips to the highlands an a place to find the best whiskies of speyside.
    A place to rest, a place for fishing, a place to visit beaches, a place to start trips to the highlands an a place to find the best whiskies of speyside. All you need is availible in this house and when leaving you feel sorry to go. The location is just amazing, take a walk and just listen to the wind and the sounds of the Deveron. Koos & Carolyn will make you feel welcome and want everybody to enjoy the stay, including dogs. We'll visit again and again.

Features

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

Deveron Valley Cottages

These six separate holiday properties offer comfortable accommodation in over eleven acres of stunning rolling countryside in peaceful North Aberdeenshire. Comprised of three converted stone buildings and three modern log cabins (two of which are set in private woodland), there is something here for all visitors. Access to the properties is by a private lane just off the A97, which makes these cottages ideal as a touring base for discovering the spectacular north of Scotland and Moray Coast. Each property is well-equipped and comes with a woodburning stove and a full supply of logs to keep you warm and cosy, no matter what the weather is doing outside. Local towns and villages offer wonderful opportunities to discover the region, plus of course, no holiday here would be complete without a trip to a local whisky distillery, and some of you may even want to venture along the Malt Whisky Trail to fully immerse yourself in the local tipple! The Moray Coast is just a short drive to the north where you will find delightful fishing villages, friendly market towns and the historic town of Elgin. A fantastic location for a holiday that will live long in the memory.

The property

This beautiful detached log cabin provides excellent accommodation for a family holiday.

The lodge has two bedrooms on the ground floor along with a wet room and an open plan living area with a wonderful woodburning stove.

Upstairs is a double bedroom whilst outside is a private decked area offering far-reaching views across the Aberdeenshire countryside.

Note: This property can be booked with five other properties, together they sleep 26.

Accommodation

Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Heating from woodburning stove (all logs provided) with additional electric heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden and deck with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: WiFi available by mobile unit at £15 per week, not suitable for streaming
  • Note: Electricity is via a coin meter and the owner will load £10 prior to your arrival, this should be sufficient for a week long stay
  • Note: Max 4 adults and 2 children including infants.

About the location

BRIDGE OF MARNOCH

Aberchirder 3 miles; Huntly 9 miles; Turiff 11 miles.

The small hamlet of Bridge of Marnoch sits on the River Deveron in the beautiful countryside of the north of Scotland. The nearest amenities are to be found in the village of Aberchirder (known locally as Foggieloan) which is just a three mile drive and is home to a couple of pubs and a selection of shops in a market square. Just nine miles away is the pretty town of Huntly is located in Speyside, and is surrounded by rolling Scottish hills and open fields. The town has an interesting history, and the Standing Stones of Strathbogie lie in the centre of Huntly just beside the Brander Museum which is well worth a visit. The whole area forms part of the famous Whisky Trail and there are seven working distilleries for those interested in sampling a true taste of Scotland! Apart from whisky there are excellent hotels and pubs to appreciate, and Huntly also boasts an 18 hole golf course. Head west to Keith, a pretty town with an excellent selection of shops and known as the gateway to the 'Malt Whisky Trail' and home to Scotland's oldest working malt whisky distillery.

Note: Max 4 adults and 2 children including infants.

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