Self Catering in Grampian - Alford
Areas: Aberdeenshire, Grampian
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £325.00 - 375.00
Originally built in 1989 as a conservatory tearoom and shop for the specialist herb plant nursery at Old Semeil. The Garden House has been tastefully furnished to provide self catering accommodation with a sheltered patio overlooking the established herb garden with its wonderful scents and wealth of insect life and birds.
Situated adjacent to woodlands on one side and open fields with views to the other, the Garden House and patio trap the sun in summer.
Local Spar shop and post office only 3 miles away. Pub with meals 2miles away. Strathdon is situated 1000 feet up in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains within the Caimgorms National Park.
Visitors can enjoy National Trust Properties, gardens, local fishing, walking and wildlife. The Whisky Trail, Castle Trail and The Coastal Trail all within a day out. Aberdeen is a 45 mile drive.
The Garden House offers 1 double, 1 full size bunks, 1 double futon, shower room, separate WC, large living area, kitchen. Visitors enjoy seclusion and peace and quiet ,The Garden House is a great base from which to explore Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside and Balmoral and only an hours drive from the Moray Firth where dolphins are often seen. Long and short walks in the woods and moors are easily accessible.
Fishing on lochs and river Don locally.Clear skies make star gazing rewarding.
Services / Facilities:
Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Included
1 Double Bedroom
1 Bunk Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower
TV - Satellite or Cable
Terrace / patio
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Alford area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Glenbuchat Castle - 2 miles (Castle)
Migvie Pictish Stone and Kirk - 4.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kildrummy Castle - 5 miles (Castle)
Burn O' Vat - 7.8 miles (Countryside)
Tomnaverie Stone Circle - 7.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Old Kinord Ancient Village - 7.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kinord Cross - 8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Culsh Earth-House - 8.1 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Corgarff Castle - 8.6 miles (Castle)
Cabrach - 8.7 miles (Countryside)
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