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Gannet Cottage, Seatown, Gardenstown, Banffshire

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Directly on the Moray Firth.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Gannet Cottage is a traditional fisherman's cottage with all mod-cons located in the Seatown area of Gardenstown, which is a conservation area, directly on the seafront in a stunning and quiet location of natural beauty. Fantastic sea views from inside the cottage. From your sofa watch the many birds on the seashore; try and spot the dolphins, or just watch the boats entering and leaving the harbour. The cottage has been upgraded but retains many of the original cottage's charm and character.

Traditional features like low ceilings; small steep staircase; bedroom door entered directly off the staircase etc are complimented by modern day luxuries like a wood burning stove; electric heating; WI-FI; wall mounted large flat screen television with freeview; Egyptian cotton bedding; viewing scope for keeping an eye on the wildlife;...
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Listing #HL6670547
About the Owner
Brian D
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2010
Interaction with guests
We leave the keys for the cottage and give you a code to access them leaving you free to arrive at a time which suits you.
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We loved this traditional little cottage. I totally chilled out sitting with the wood burning stove just feet from the sea. We'll be back.

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely cottage which has obviously undergone considerable modernisation from what would have been a pretty basic fisherman's home. It is spotless and well equipped. The views are amazing, especially the sunsets. We were fortunate to have lovely weather which allowed us to...More

Thank oldagebikers2016
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

we had a wonderful time in this lovely cottage fully equipped . loved sitting in the living room looking at the sea and tides, observing the birds. Clean, pretty decoration, wi-fi is working very well which is appreciated (one last tiny little thing: may I...More

Thank christian a
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Gardenstown was founded in the 1700's and the harbour is used now by local fishermen and pleasure boats. The village has many quaint streets with the cottages on the seafront being 'gable on' so giving shelter from the sea conditions. There is a local 'spar' in the village as well as a local pub and a in season a tearoom.

This is an ideal location if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of normal life, being in a quiet area of natural beauty. It is also an ideal haven to each evening if you wish to tour the area whether that be the 'Whisky Trail', the 'Castle Trail' or simply to visit some of the other towns and coastal villages.

Coastal walks start right at the front door of the cottage...
Getting around
Arriving by car is the best way to see the area and give you the freedom of travelling where you wish, as bus services are limited. If flying in and renting a car Aberdeen is the busiest local airport (approx 1 hour) then Inverness (approx 2 hours).
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How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen airport: 67.0 km
Railway: Aberdeen: 74.0 km
The nearest parking for the cottage is at the turning circle at the beach which is approx 100 yards away. There are no parking fees or traffic wardens in Gardenstown.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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