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Skene House Cottage, nr Aberdeen - Sleeps 7

This unique holiday property forms an annexe of the stunning Skene Castle – a privately owned property in peaceful seclusion, west of Aberdeen.

Enjoy leisurely days out touring this lovely area, from the wonderful landscapes of Royal Deeside to the golden sands of the coastline from Aberdeen all the way to Banff. Aberdeen enjoys a cosmopolitan reputation and offers plenty of good restaurants, bars, theatre and shopping. The region boasts more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK so take time to soak up the historic past in some of the many others in the surrounding area. For golfers, there are numerous excellent courses including Royal Aberdeen the venue for the 2014 Scottish Open, while walkers and wildlife lovers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Kitchen with dining area and stone floor. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, one (four poster) with additional single and additional pull-out single (for alternative sleeping), one with additional single and wooden floor.

Woodburner in living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot and h/chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Elec hob. Rayburn. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Small courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Use of 30 acre grounds. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: 7 steps and sloping banks in grounds.

Nearest Location in our Scotland Guide: Aberdeen

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: 29020
  • HMG Ref: 1110118
  • Property Type: Architectural Historic Semi Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps Suit: 7
  • Features: Wood Burning Stove, Historic Decoration, Mature Garden, Aga/Rayburn, Four Poster bed
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave, Bike Store
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 0
  • Things to Do

    • Aberdeen Maritime Museum

      Family friendly introduction to Aberdeen's Maritime past. Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the epic story of Aberdeen's long relationship with the Ocean.

    • Codonas Amusement Park

      Outdoor and indoor Amusement park for the whole family just off the beach Esplanade in central Aberdeen. 

    • Blairs Museum

      Museum that explores the story of Roman Catholicism in Scotland: not for everyone, but fascinating if you are interested in religious history.

    • Satrosphere Science Centre

      An interactive science museum located in Aberdeen, lots of things to learn.

    • Aberdeenshire Farming Museum

      Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, located in the Aden Country Park is well known for top quality of its Aberdeen Angus coos (Cattle).

    • Arbuthnot Museum

      See how sea played a major role in the history, wealth and development of Peterhead.  Find out how people lived at sea, detailed models in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums.

    • The Gordon Highlanders Museum

      This Five Star Museum is well worth a visit with the family any time of the year.

    • Banchory Museum

      See Banchory Museum - the main town on the way to Royal Deeside from Aberdeen - and discover the history of Banchory and its most famous son, musician and composer, J. Scott Skinner, the "Strathspey King".

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