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A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly.

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
Cabin Holiday Rental
​Rowanlea Lodge is located on the border between Angus & Aberdeenshire with glorious countryside views towards the Cairn 'O' Mount. The perfect peaceful location to relax and unwind. Well behaved pets are welcome. We offer a luxury interior with high quality furnishings and a cosy wood burner. There is an open plan living/kitchen area with double patio doors opening out onto the decking facing west. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine until the sun sets. A smart tv, dvd player and an Ipod dock is provided for entertainment on a cosy night in. There is a double bedroom furnished in Harris tweed and a shower room on the ground floor. The upstairs d... ​Rowanlea Lodge is located on the border between Angus & Aberdeenshire with glorious countryside views towards the Cairn 'O' Mount. The perfect peaceful location to relax and unwind. Well behaved pets are welcome. We offer a luxury interior with high quality furnishings and a cosy wood burner. There is an open plan living/kitchen area with double patio doors opening out onto the decking facing west. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine until the sun sets. A smart tv, dvd player and an Ipod dock is provided for entertainment on a cosy night in. There is a double bedroom furnished in Harris tweed and a shower room on the ground floor. The upstairs double bedroom is bright spacious and has a seating area which can be used as a n additional double sofa bed. Guests have access to the entire property. Private parking is available for 2 cars. There are many seating areas in the gardens to enjoy the views, a private hot tub and a heat and grill outdoor wood burning stove to keep you warm on a cooler evening and perfect for Al Fresco dining. There is also a large log store located opposite the cabin where guests can store bikes and dry off dogs. (dog towels are provided.) A welcome pack is in the cabin with information about local places of interest, events taking place and where to eat out. A food hamper is provided for all guests which includes local Scottish produce for breakfast to help get your stay off to a great start. Other things to note What is provided for you. A welcome breakfast hamper sourced from our local farm shop. All linen, towels and bath robes. Selection of lovely Shetland soaps, free from animal testing. All kitchen essentials are provided. Free Wi-fi Logs and kindling. The Lodge is a short walk from the North River Esk famous for salmon and sea trout fishing. Places of interest we recommend visiting during your stay. Fettercairn distillery one of Scotlands oldest malt whisky distilleries. Brechin castle center provides a variety of activities for families including nature trails, miniature railway and model farm. The cabin is located ten minutes from the coast where you will find Lunan Bay one of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland, popular with surfers, horse riders and a great place for pet owners to exercise dogs. Montrose Basin home to thousands of migratory birds including pink-footed geese, common terns, knots and sedge warblers. Also St Cyrus beach, a nature reserve renowned for its grasslands, rare flowers and butterflies. Cairngorms National Park is approximately 40 miles from the Lodge with beautiful mountains, forest paths, rivers, lochs, wildlife hotspots, a perfect day out. The Angus Glens is great for walking where you will see some amazing views, an abundance of wildlife and get a taste of rural Angus. For those that like castles and gardens there is Glamis, Crathes and Dunnotar castle, also the famous Balmoral castle a little further away. Langley Park gardens, Dunnaid Castle gardens and Lady Augusta Erskine's walk at House of Dun. The popular coastal town of Stonehaven is a 20 minute drive packed with many sea food restaurants and of course famous for the fire balls at New Year, a trip to Auntie Betty's is a must for an ice cream. Montrose is a ten minute drive where you will find many shops, supermarkets cafes a post office and chemist. There is a lovely bistro farm shop a mile away at Balmakewan for a nice lunch and delicious home bakes. Do visit our local pub just a short walk from the cabin, a former coaching Inn built in the 1800's with a beer garden serving food daily and pet friendly too. If you feel like a cozy night in after a day exploring why not order a take away and they will deliver for a small charge. There is so much to see and do around this beautiful part of Scotland, you won't want to leave. We look forward to meeting you and will give a warm welcome when you arrive at our holiday home.More
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About the Owner
Lorna H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
I will meet guests on arrival and can be contacted by phone at any time.
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Reviewed 1 January 2020

We stayed at Rowanlea between Christmas and New Year, and I have to say it was fantastic! From the moment we (my wife and I and our two children) arrived we were really impressed. The welcome pack was fantastic and packed with lots of local...More

Date of stay: January 2020
1  Thank James T
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

Thank you for your kind review James. Super to hear you all enjoyed your stay. The local produce from the local farm shop is always delicious and great to hear you made use of the hot tub too. It was lovely to meet you all...More

Reviewed 29 November 2019

A short stay in November 2019 at this fantastic lodge and pet friendly too! Plenty to do round about with St Cyrus beach only 15mins away where a beautiful day led to a long walk along the almost deserted beach. Nearby in Johnshaven we found...More

Date of stay: November 2019
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Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

Thank you for your super review. A visit to St Cyrus beach was a great choice. The beach is one of the richest and most diverse nature reserves in Britain and we are very lucky to have this so close by. The blue door is...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2019

Brilliant log cabin absolutely immaculate interior with excellent furnishings/finishings. Myself my partner and rollo the mini poodle had a great time enjoying the hot tub and long walks available close to the cabin. Lorna gave us a warm welcome and left us too it which...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Danarmour
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

Thank you for your kind review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and Rollo loved the walks too. I look forward to you visiting again next year.

Reviewed 14 October 2019

From the friendly meeting and relaxed, informative introduction to the cabin, right untill I reluctantly handed back the keys at the end of the stay, this was as close to a perfect stay as I have ever experienced. The host was lovely and helpful. The...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Caledoniancare
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It means so much to know you thoroughly enjoyed the break away and the comforts Rowanlea Lodge has to offer.

Reviewed 14 September 2019

We spent a week staying in this beautiful and spotless log cabin and could have happily stayed another week. It is extremely comfortable and cozy and is well located to explore both Angus and Aberdeenshire. The newly added outdoor hot tub was an added bonus...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank David J
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2019

Thank you for your kind review. I'm delighted you found our holiday home comfortable and cozy for your stay. Great to hear you enjoyed the experience and the hot tub really is the perfect way to relax after a day exploring:-)

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Close to the coastal town of Montrose and former royal burgh in Angus, Scotland. It is situated 36 miles north of Dundee and 34 miles south of Aberdeen. Views across open countryside to the west towards the Cairn O Mount.
Getting around
A car is recommended. There is a regular bus in the village that goes to Montrose. Train station is in Laurencekirk or Montrose.
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