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Keltie

Portknockie, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 2290)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Ms Welham

    “We had a lovely week at Keltie.”

    It is a spacious, clean, well equipped cottage. Although the parking is on the street, we never had an issue getting a space right outside. We had difficulty setting the heating levels but a call to the owners meant they were instantly able to sort it remotely and the cottage was toasty and warm. Portknockie is a great location for exploring the area with local walks around town and along the coast and good road access. The extra safety measures currently in force are followed assiduously by ...

    It is a spacious, clean, well equipped cottage. Although the parking is on the street, we never had an issue getting a space right outside. We had difficulty setting the heating levels but a call to the owners meant they were instantly able to sort it remotely and the cottage was toasty and warm. Portknockie is a great location for exploring the area with local walks around town and along the coast and good road access. The extra safety measures currently in force are followed assiduously by the local cafes and restaurants. Stand out local eateries include the Portknockie Fish and Chip Shop, the Seafield Arms in Cullen, Bijou by the Sea at Portessie and The Old Kirk Cafe/Bistro in Fordyce. We’d happily come back for another stay at Keltie.

    - Ms Welham, October 2020

The property

A traditional, stone-built, former fisherman's cottage, situated just three minutes' walk from the harbour and beaches of the picturesque coastal village of Portknockie on the Moray Coast.

This spacious cottage provides a perfect holiday home for a large family or group of friends who will enjoy spending time together, exploring this fascinating and historic part of Scotland. Stylishly furnished throughout, this spacious and comfortable semi-detached cottage affords sea views across the roof-tops, from two of the four lovely bedrooms.

The added convenience of a bathroom and shower room , as well as a large, south-facing patio garden, ensures this property is perfect for families.

Enjoy a relaxing stroll to Portknockie's unspoilt harbour and absorb the striking views over the glistening ocean from Bow Fiddle Rock, or head inland to explore the area's historic castles.

Why not call in at one of the many whisky distilleries for a dram or two, or simply relax and unwind on the miles of golden beaches? This Portknockie cottage is an ideal base for exploring this relatively undiscovered part of Scotland.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower only
  • First floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Roadside parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk
  • Note: Dogs allowed in garden and kitchen only.

About the location

PORTKNOCKIE

Cullen 2 miles; Findochty 2 miles; Buckie 5 miles; Elgin 20 miles.

The popular coastal village of Portknockie occupies a stunning, cliff-top position overlooking a natural picturesque harbour on the striking Moray Firth Coast. Explore the craggy cliff-tops, beaches and secret coves or absorb the dramatic views of the Bow Fiddle Rock, or look out for the dolphins, seals and sea birds that live in the Moray Firth. National Cycle Route 1 also passes through Portknockie. Why not visit the delightful town of Cullen, situated beneath spectacular railway viaducts and renowned for its hearty Cullen Skink (smoked haddock and potato soup) or enjoy a spot of golf at the remarkable golf course? 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 and Castle Trail, 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

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