Self Catering in Grampian - Alford

Areas: Aberdeenshire, Grampian


Alford Travel and Heritage Information

The Garden House
Alford
Grampian
Scotland

The Garden House, Alford, Grampian
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £275.00 - 350.00

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.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Services / Facilities:

Location Type
Rural

Accessibility
Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Telephone
Fuel and Power Included
Pets Allowed
Cot
High Chair

Bedrooms
1 Double Bedroom
1 Bunk Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Kitchen
Washing Machine
Microwave
Fridge
Toaster
Oven
Hob
Grill

Entertainment
TV - Satellite or Cable
CD Player
DVD Player
Games
TV

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture
Barbeque

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Terrace / patio

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Skiing
Fishing
Tennis
Golf
Hiking
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Walking
Cycling

Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Alford area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Glenbuchat Castle - 2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Migvie Pictish Stone and Kirk - 4.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Kildrummy Castle - 5 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Burn O' Vat - 7.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Tomnaverie Stone Circle - 7.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Old Kinord Ancient Village - 7.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Kinord Cross - 8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Culsh Earth-House - 8.1 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Corgarff Castle - 8.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Cabrach - 8.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages


Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.



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