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Harbour Cottage - Gardenstown Lovely Coastal Cottage by Harbour & Beach

Cottage on Road above Harbour
Very good
26 reviews
Cottage on Road above Harbour
Kitchen/Dining Area - Cooker/Washing Machine/Fridge etc
Lounge Area with wall mounted TV/DVD
Lounge with Cosy Fire
Cottage (Now has additional porch on side)
Bedroom View over the Bay
Bedroom with TV/DVD
Bedroom with en-suite
Bedroom View
Bathroom with Shower
Bathroom with Corner Bath
Gardenstown from the Sea
Boats in the Harbour
Gardenstown Beach
Seals on the Rocks
Piping - Bay and 'Muckle Rock'
Fantastic Birdlife
Boats in the Harbour
Sun Setting over the Harbour
Dolphins in the Bay
New Porch
Beach with the 'Apostles'
St John's Historic Churchyard
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Harbour Cottage, Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire offers the best of North East Scotland's coast and country. Situated on the Moray Firth coastline, it boasts amazing views out to sea from the delightful harbour and beach. You may catch a glimpse of the dolphins, that often swim in the bay, being just one species of the abundance of wildlife the area is inhabited by.

Originally an old net store, for the once thriving fishing village, the accommodation had been fully restored to a high standard. The open plan design, which has one en-suite bedroom, is ideally suited to a couple looking for a peaceful getaway at an affordable price.

Entrance is through the porch, where you can hang coats jackets etc. The downstairs has kitchen, with dining area, and lounge. The kitchen has cooker, washing machine and other domestic appliances for your use....
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About the Owner, Susan S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 37 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL300905
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Very good - based on 26 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

A Beautiful tranquil village where one can switch off and really escape everyday life. however if there is an overwhelming desire to check in with Microsoft then it is still possible. The Walks are excellent , the access to nearby towns are only s 15minute drive. so you get what you choose. Loved the area.....loved the accommodation and will certainly...

York, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We loved our week in this converted net store ideal for a couple with pooch. Tastefully converted and furnished and loved the window in the bedroom overlooking the harbour as the afternoon sun streams in. We walked everywhere in glorious weather, barefoot on the beach in shorts and tea shirts. A very friendly village and recommend the local crafts in...

Management response:

So pleased you had a lovely time at the cottage and in the village. Great you got brilliant weather - you can't always guarantee that. You're both ... and your dog ... very welcome and we look forward to you staying again!


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Roxie M
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Just back from a great week at Harbour Cottage - fabulous location on the Moray Coast, just steps from the North Sea and the harbor, in the sweet town of Gardenstown (aka, Gamrie). We used the reliable public transportation (buses) to get there, and during the week for shopping in Banff. The self-catering cottage has everything you need...well-supplied kitchen, wifi,...

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So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you managed to get some great photos. It was a pleasure and you are welcome any time!!!


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  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 800
R 5 248
1 Apr 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
4 nights
R 800
R 5 248
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
4 nights
R 833
R 5 665
1 Sep 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
4 nights
R 800
R 5 248
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About the neighbourhood

The small village harbour is full of small boats and is a main focus of the village. There are local festivals organised throughout the summer. A lovely restaurant is located on the harbour itself. Booking is advised. Boat sightseeing and fishing trips are also available directly from the harbour.

The beach lies to the west of the village where adults and children alike can enjoy walking, exploring or generally relaxing. There are two streams that run down from the cliffs into the sea. Dolphins, and sometimes even whales, can often be seen in the bay. Puffins, herons and an abundance of other bird life have made the beach and surrounding cliffs their home. At the far end you can walk up the hillside to the historic St Johns Churchyard, said to have originated in 1004, whi...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen - Dyce: 60.0 km
Railway: Huntly: 40.0 km
Ferry: Aberdeen: 70.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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