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Scottish Country Cottage & HOT TUB - the Perfect Base for Whisky & Castle Trails

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
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The delightful Cottage is conveniently placed halfway between the cities of Inverness & Aberdeen on the world famous malt whisky trail. The luxury accommodation is snuggled away in the gardens at Mains of Auchindachy, 3 miles from the market town of Keith. The cosy cottage is the perfect romantic getaway; secluded hot tub, wood burning stove, four poster bed, infant friendly and the perfect base to explore all the local attractions. Preferred stays: Fri 3pm to Mon 11am | Mon 3pm to Fri 11am Guest Access A short distance away from the cottage you will find a thatched cabana nestled among the trees which contains the Hot Tub. From its elevated position the view across the Isla Hills is truly beautiful, especially at sunset in the summertime on a clear night. The garden (approx. 1 ...The delightful Cottage is conveniently placed halfway between the cities of Inverness & Aberdeen on the world famous malt whisky trail. The luxury accommodation is snuggled away in the gardens at Mains of Auchindachy, 3 miles from the market town of Keith. The cosy cottage is the perfect romantic getaway; secluded hot tub, wood burning stove, four poster bed, infant friendly and the perfect base to explore all the local attractions. Preferred stays: Fri 3pm to Mon 11am | Mon 3pm to Fri 11am Guest Access A short distance away from the cottage you will find a thatched cabana nestled among the trees which contains the Hot Tub. From its elevated position the view across the Isla Hills is truly beautiful, especially at sunset in the summertime on a clear night. The garden (approx. 1 acre) contains a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowers. The property is surrounded by open fields of horses, sheep and cattle. The cottage has its own little lean-to conservatory which leads on to a private stone patio and barbecue area (exclusively for guests) There is an abundance of wild birds in the garden, including a family of grouse. The cottage has its own parking space right outside the front door. The Cottage has one wall attached to the end of the large Main House which is a 200+ year old double story traditional Scottish farmhouse. Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage but guests are welcome to smoke outside in the garden/grounds. The Space Scottish Country Cottage is ideal for a perfect romantic getaway for two. The space is quaint and quirky yet contains all mod-cons. The bedroom has a beautiful handmade four poster bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you'll need to make a lovely special meal or barbecue. You can either enjoy your meals inside by candle light and the wood burning stove, or in the conservatory; or on sunny days, outside on the cottage patio. A fully equipped wicker picnic basket and blanket are also available should you wish to make your own special packed lunch to take with you on an outing. Cottage basics provided include:- teas, coffee, sugar, breakfast cereals, jams etc. Complimentary home made bread is supplied on the day of arrival. The cottage has a wide variety of books, music CDs and games for your personal enjoyment during your stay. This includes an antique volume set of the history of The Highland Clans. Other things to note Wood burning stove (the initial supply of coal/logs/firelighters are provided) Additional bags of hardwood logs are available for sale. German electric storage heating TV/DVD player with Netflix Radio/CD Player Bluetooth Speaker (water proof) Unique Collection of Books and CDs Electric cooker & Microwave oven Small Fridge Small Freezer BBQ (Gas) Garden furniture Sun loungers Hammock for two Free WiFi Broadband The cottage does not have its own washer or dryer but a laundry service is available in town if required, at a nominal charge. More
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Laura T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed December 2, 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: November 2019
Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

Celebrated my 40th birthday weekend here with my husband. It was perfect. On arrival Laura had surprised us with birthday bunting on the front door, beautiful fresh flowers with sweets and a card! Then she gave us fresh hot homemade bread straight from the oven....More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

Had a lovely stay for a few days in June, despite the weather not being particularly good. The cottage was really quaint and the hot tub was great! Laura was a perfect host and is very generous with food and goodies supplied when you arrive...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2019
Laura T, VR Owner at Scottish Country Cottage & HOT TUB - the Perfect Base for Whisky & Castle Trails, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2019

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: February 2019
Laura T, VR Owner at Scottish Country Cottage & HOT TUB - the Perfect Base for Whisky & Castle Trails, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Britain's most northerly heritage railway operates between Keith and Dufftown, the malt whiskey capital of the world, during the months of April to September (Friday, Saturday & Sunday). The town's central location offers first class connections to the beautiful Moray Firth coastline with its stunning beaches and at certain times of the year, the chance to witness in person the Majestic and Heavenly Northern Lights. The Scottish Dolphin Centre is located close by at Spey Bay; the Cairngorms National Park is just a short drive away as is the Scottish winter ski resorts of Aviemore and The Lecht (approx. 1 hour) Only 10 miles away, you’ll find the all weather Huntly Nordic Ski Centre as well as Huntly’s historic castle. Keith also offers easy access to many of Scotland's 283 mu...
Getting around
Scottish Country Cottage is close (approx. 2 miles) drive to the market town of Keith. However, as in any rural area a car is essential. Public transport including buses, trains and taxis are readily available to and from Keith town centre. It is possible to travel to Keith by public transport and then arrange taxis to and from the town. A number of guests have successfully used public transport to visit Scottish Country Cottage and enjoy visiting the surrounding areas.
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