The Steading

Lyne of Skene, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 1011360)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A superbly-appointed, barn-style lodge resting within the picturesque countryside of Aberdeenshire, a few miles away from the bustling town of Westhill.

This brightly decorated, all ground-floor accommodation comes within striking distance of a vast array of attractions and activities and is well-equipped for a relaxing getaway for a family of all ages and tastes.

Look forward to spending your time within the contemporary-styled sitting/dining room boasting extraordinary surrounding views and a roaring woodburning stove to ensure a tranquil space to spend time with your loved ones.

Sink into the sofas and enjoy the views from the large, bespoke windows which flood the room with natural light into the already warm and inviting space.

Beyond here, is the stylish kitchen which is well-equipped for rustling up delicious home-cooked meals and is completed by quality appliances and ample space for your loved ones to gather to enjoy a sociable evening.

Here, you will be spoilt for choice by the sleeping accommodation that awaits you, with four elegantly-styled bedrooms awaiting you.

There are three spacious double bedrooms and a master bedroom with a double bed and an en-suite shower room, ensuring a flexible sleeping arrangement.

To the outside, you will find your own enclosed garden, where the surrounding views can be enjoyed further and the lawn area allows for your canine companions to roam freely and enjoy a lovely soak after a long day walking in the hot tub.

If you can tear yourself away from this wonderful retreat, venture into the town of Westhill, where you will be delighted to find a superb selection of pubs, restaurants and shop to explore, as well as a playing park and a swimming pool which any younger guests will be delighted with.

To keep you busy, venture to the vibrant city of Aberdeen, where you will find further quality amenities and access to the glorious coastline offering opportunities for surfing, diving and sailing, as well as fishing on the River Don and River Dee.

Other attractions include the stunning Loch of Skene, hiking up the hills of Bennachie and exploring Drum Castle, Garden and Estate.

The Steading is a wonderful base for exploring this superb part of Scotland.


  • All ground-floor
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 3 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin ad WC
  • Utility
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Halogen hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, double oven, washer/dryer
  • WiFi, TV
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Private garage with automatic doors and space for two cars and a study area
  • Large enclosed garden with hot tub
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 3.3 miles, shop within 3.5 miles

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About the location


Aberdeen 9.9 miles; Stonehaven 17.6 miles.

Lyne of Skene is a small farming community resting within the picturesque county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, resting under 10 miles away from the port city of Aberdeen. Visitors of the village will find an Italian restaurant, a village shop, a village hall and a Parish Church. Within close reach is the picturesque Loch of Skene, where you will find a magnitude of wildlife and in the winter you may catch glimpses of pink-footed geese, greylag geese and goldeneye ducks. Also close by is the 13th century castle Drum Caslte, where you can walk through the picturesque ground set amidst an endearing woodland scenery. North of here will bring you to Kirkhill Forest which boasts further walking routes and excellent cycling. Slightly further afield is the city of Aberdeen, where you will discover a larger selection of amenities to suit all ages and tastes, and attractions including golf courses, Duthie Park and the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. All-in-all, Lyne of Skene is a delightful base to explore the majestic land of Aberdeenshire, complete with rolling countryside and a glorious coastline.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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