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85 Seatown
AB56 4SL

85 Seatown, Cullen, Grampian

  Booking through:
Sykes Cottages
Telephone Sykes Cottages booking line   01244 352 197

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £347.00

This stone built fisherman's cottage is located in the town of Cullen on the Moray Firth and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

85 Seatown is a stone built, fisherman's cottage in the Moray Firth coastal town of Cullen in Northern Scotland. The cottage has three bedrooms (one twin and two double) and a family bathroom, which makes it suitable for six people. Also in the cottage are a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room.

Outside the cottage is roadside parking. Just a few minutes' walk from the harbour, 85 Seatown is a traditional cottage in a fabulous part of the country.


Home from Home
On first sight the cottage is very charming and comfortable. It's bright, spacious and am sure would comfortable accommodate four adults and two children. We were only two so were spoilt. A few negatives make this not a five star. As previous reviewers have said, the two doubles are very hard and the one downstairs like a board. We ended up using the duvets as padding and covering with the light patterned quilt. The ventilation in the bathroom is not adequate, the ceiling is covered in black mould and the radiator is rusting. After just one shower the walls and door are streaming. We took to leaving the light and extractor on for a while after finishing in the bathroom and leaving the door open to air the room. The kitchen is large with ample seating, but again a few things need attention, the freezer was unusable as it was choked up with ice the drawers would not open, and the door would not close properly further adding to the ice problem. Quite a few of the down lighters did not work, nor did the standard lamp in the sitting room. Think there perhaps needs to be a check list to go through at change over. We arrived around 3:30 and the cleaner was still there, she allowed us to bring our bags in whilst she finished up but think perhaps that led to a bit of a rush job? One last thing, we all live in era of technology and expect to be able to stay in contact with family and work whilst away. Wi-Fi would be an excellent addition to the cottage as there is no telephone signal in the area. Ended up feeling a bit cut off, maybe the point of a holiday, but still felt a bit anxious that I could not be contacted as I have an elderly mother. I'm sure the costs could be recovered by adding £5 to the rental. All in all these are only minor niggles and did not mar a lovely stay. I would recommend this place but would also recommend the owners do a bit of maintenance.

Lovely cottage in a great location.
A very lovely cottage that with a few tweaks could be 5 star. This cottage has everything you could need and is beautifully decorated, modern and very spacious. The kitchen was well stocked and you could easily cook a meal if you wished to. We were kindly left some delicious shortbread which was much appreciated. The tweaks needed are slightly better cleaning, WI-FI installing, particularly as there is no phone signal and the biggest thing of all is new mattresses on both double beds. The bed in the downstairs bedroom was very, very uncomfortable and as hard as a rock. The mattresses are the only things that would stop me from returning but if these were replaced I would return tomorrow. The location is idyllic and only 2 minutes walk from the beach and harbour. Cullen has everything you need, including a fantastic fish and chip shop, ice cream shop and delightful cafe. The surrounding area is beautiful with plenty to do and see.

This is a fabulous holiday cottage. It is in a perfect location for the beach and harbour. We had a wonderful holiday and we will be back!
Mrs Wilson

Overall it was a lovely cottage with many individual and homely touches and felt very welcoming. The children especially loved their bedroom, and the toys and books provided. There was a nice seaside theme to the decor which got us in the holiday mood. It was very well placed for the various beaches, and popping up the brae to the cafes, deli, ice cream shop, a chipper and Indian take away. Would happily use this cottage again.
Mrs Scott

The cottage was an absolute delight and well above our expectations. We were amazed at the cleanliness of the cottage and the friendliness of the owners. We would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone. It made our holiday perfect.
Mr Wyllie



Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Double Beds

Twin Beds


Gas central heating
Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Wifi, stereo/CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Roadside parking
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop and pub 2 mins walk
Please call the office to enquire for any bookings less than 7 nights duration

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Nearest Attractions

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

Cullen Old Kirk - 0.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Green Castle - 1.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Findlater Castle - 2.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Crathie Point Promontory Fort - 2.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Deskford Church - 3.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Fordyce Joiner's Workshop - 3.6 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Cowiemuir Cairn - 8.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Banff Museum - 11.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Duff House - 11.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Doune Church - 12.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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