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Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!

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Rowanlea Lodge
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Corporate bookings accepted. The Lodge is suitable for limited mobility. Well behaved pets are most welcome. We do not allow any pets on the furniture. No damage refundable deposit will be returned for extra cleaning. There is a charge of £20 for dogs per stay. Due to Covid-19 please place all bedding and towels in the linen bags provided before departure. Thank you. No hen or stag parties please. Thank you.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Lorna H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning lodge, from the moment we arrived to the moment we left Lorna was super.. the welcome hamper and the dog treats for our pup was such a great gesture, it was lovely.. our week passed too quick.. lots of great walks which were...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank MJack5891
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Lodge and it was amazing, couldn’t fault anything. The lodge is so peaceful with beautiful views. Lorna really has thought about everything. We enjoyed using the bbq, every night in fact! Having the hot tub was a great way to...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank M7363ETmegang
Reviewed 14 June 2021

All I can say is you must visit here! My first visit (11/6/21 - 14/6/21) with family who have been here a few times before and highly recommend. Lorna caters for everyone’s needs from the breakfast and locally sourced foods on arrival to housecoats, baby/child...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank Kennedybrezzy
Reviewed 7 May 2021

Just back from a few days away at this lovely log cabin. 40 mins drive from Aberdeen, easy to get to and a spotless place to stay. Really beautiful view of the mountains from the hot tub and living room. Warm, cozy and clean. Make...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank shaynemacfaull
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2021

Thanks for your super review. Great tip to watch a YouTube video to work the heat and grill, much easier than reading through the instructions booklet. Delighted you made use of it despite the Scottish weather!

Reviewed 30 April 2021

We had an amazing experience visiting the Rowanlea Lodge. The lodge is kitted out with absolutely everything you could think of and has great facilities - especially the hot tub and outdoor grill! The lodge was very clean and the welcome hamper with local goods...More

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank emmah551
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2021

Thank you for your kind review Emma. You were our first guests post lock down, a pleasure to host. Delighted to hear you enjoyed the facilities Rowanlea Lodge has to offer. Hope to have you stay again soon.

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Reviewed 14 December 2020

The lodge is nothing short of outstanding. The attention to detail, the little touches, the standard of the quality of the lodge & the generosity of the host (Lorna) was all exceptional. The views from the lodge are breathtaking & the outside facilities were top...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank sammT3132AY
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2020

Thank you for your kind review Sam. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and the dogs did too. A pleasure to host and I hope to have you visit again soon. Have a lovely Christmas and all the best for 2021.

Reviewed 2 December 2020

We spent a lovely week here. The lodge and its contents were good quality and the building was clean and cosy. It was handy having two farm shops (inc. a tearoom) just a short drive away. St Cyrus beach and the Inverbervie to Johnshaven coastal...More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank Shona2021
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2020

Thank you for your great review Shona. Good to hear you enjoyed the week and the weather was lovely allowing you to explore the area with your dog. I'm always pleased to hear when our visitors use the local shops, cafes and restaurants close by....More

Reviewed 16 October 2020

We booked this very last minute due to a cancellation and we are so glad we did. We arrived on the most dreadful rainy night, and we were welcomed with a roaring log fire. The lodge was so cosy and was really well decorated/fully equipped...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Stumoo
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2020

It really was a miserable night when you arrived but I'm pleased the log fire being lit made you feel welcomed and cosy. Great to hear you would love to come back in the future, a pleasure to host and you would be most welcome...More

Reviewed 27 September 2020

We arrived for a weeks stay to find a sparkling clean lodge and with lovely welcome pack including local sausages and bacon. The lodge is very cosy with a lovely log burner and a hot tub. Lots of lovely little extra touches such as a...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Speedyk92
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Thanks for your kind review. I'm so pleased to hear the Lodge was sparkling clean, you enjoyed the welcome breakfast hamper and all the other facilities the accommodation has to offer. A pleasure to host, welcome again.

Reviewed 12 September 2020

Rowanlea Log Cabin has everything you would want or need for a home from home vacation. Lorna has thought of everything and I honestly can say that we had everything catered for. The log cabin is an engineering wonder and I was in awe of...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank JamesShellBoris
Lorna H, VR Owner at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

What a super review. You can't get better than an 11 out of 10 experience. It really is lovely to get such great feedback and I'm so pleased you enjoyed the week in our cabin. You were such friendly guests, Boris and Barney too :-)...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub!

Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub! is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub! has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub! has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Rowanlea Lodge. Pet Friendly & Hot Tub! must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.