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Gull Cottage. Fisher-folks cottage, close to sea. WIFI. Pet welcome

Traditional fisherman's cottage
Certificate of Excellence
16 reviews
Traditional fisherman's cottage
GULL COTTAGE.  Fisherfolks cottage. Portknockie.
Comfortable sitting room
Sitting room with log burner (starter pack of logs provided)
Sitting room
Sitting room with 40' T.V.,  DVD Player,  PlayStation 3 with games.
Log Burner to toast your feet on colder nights.
Fully equipped kitchen with dining table and chairs.
Fully equipped Kitchen/dining.
Kitchen with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, double oven and hob, microwave.
Coffee, tea, sugar, milk and a few other essentials provided for your arrival.
Kitchen/dining room
Downstairs bathroom with shower over bath
Typical cottage staircase to upstairs bedrooms and shower room.
Bedroom 1 King size bed.
King size bed with en-suite shower room
En-suite shower room
Upstairs landing
Bedroom 2 with 2 adult size single beds.
Bedroom 2 with T.V./DVD player.  Plenty of toys, games and books for children.
Bedroom 2
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.  Handy for boots, coats, bikes etc.
Back door leads to small garden and sitting area. Full enclosed.
The Sitootery  (patio)
Beach walk from Portknockie to Cullen
Bow Fiddle Rock
Portknockie harbour where you can fish off the pier or paddle in the pool.
Coastal walk along the beach from Portknockie to Cullen.
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Portknockie, Moray, Scotland
This property is ideally located for a family holiday in the Moray Coast with stunning scenery, many attractions and activities nearby. Enjoying a delightful setting just a short walk from the harbour, this lovely detached cottage for four has been equipped and tastefully furnished to a very good standard to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible. Above the harbour is the oldest part of the village with narrow wynds and small fisher-folk cottages. Here you will find Gull Cottage lovingly restored in 2017 by the owners to a modern, yet cosy and relaxed home from home.
There is an abundance of walks in the area whether its along beautiful, sandy beaches or along the cliffs looking out over the Moray Firth to Caithness in the distance. There's a good chance of spotting the Dolphins and Seals which are regular visitor...
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Listing #HL8648477
About the Owner
anne m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Hi, our names are Anne and Colin, we are the proud owners of Gull Cottage. We bought the Cottage in 2015 and renovated it ourselves. We would love to be able to retire in Portknockie with nothing to do except walk the dog along the peaceful beaches and eat fish and chips !!
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Gull Cottage was clean and well appointed and amenities were excellent. We enjoyed a peaceful stay surrounded by friendly local people. Portknockie provided for all our needs and other services were only a short drive away. Beautiful walks and and sightseeing within immediate area and...More

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Management response:Responded 28 May 2018

Thank you for your review. Portknockie is a great base for exploring the Moray coast. I totally agree with you about the friendly local Knockers :)

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Gull Cottage was perfect! It lies in the very centre of the village, a few steps from the hotel and from the award-winning fish and chip shop, and yet it is utterly peaceful and quiet. It;s a short stroll to the harbour too. Inside, the...More

Thank Rachel D
Management response:Responded 15 May 2018

Thanks for a fantastic review, that's really nice of you. I know it's a long way but I hope to hear from you again.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Hi we had a lovely time in a well thought out cottage in a beautiful part of the world where I have been going as a child, I’m 52 now and will carry on going back there until there is no more me.. I’m always...More

Thank Harry s
Management response:Responded 8 April 2018

Thank you Harry for a great review. It was nice chatting with you, im sorry we didn’t get a chance to meet up, perhaps next time. Thanks for choosing Gull Cottage.

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
One dog very welcome, however, we ask if you do not let them on the furniture or upstairs in the bedrooms for the sake of other visitors who may have an allergy to pets Please...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 1 025
R 7 177
2 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
R 1 398
1 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
4 nights
R 1 212
27 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
4 nights
R 1 118
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 864 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The, local fish and chip shop, hotel, pub, shop ,hairdresser, Cafe and harbour are all within a 5 min walk of Gull Cottage.
So too is the Bowling Green, Tennis Courts, Cycle Paths and coastal walks. The town of Buckie ( 5 miles away ) has a good variety of shops including Tesco, Lidl and the Co-op. As you enter Portknockie there is a farm shop selling meat, fresh eggs and vegetables.
If you want to go out for an evening meal or if you just fancy a cuppa and fine piece there are plenty of places to choose from in the surrounding area.
The people who live in Portknockie ( called Knockers ) are very helpful and friendly, always saying Hello and stopping for a chat.
Getting around
Although there are local buses I would recommend a car to be able explore the area.
How to get there
Airport: Dyce Airport. ABERDEEN: 93.0 km
Railway: KEITH: 20.0 km
Ferry: ABERDEEN: 97.0 km
We will send or email the directions and entry details nearer the time of your booking.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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