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Portsoy Holiday Cottage

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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Portsoy Holiday Cottage is our self-catering holiday cottage is situated on the beautiful Moray coast 50 metres from the historic 17th Century harbour in Portsoy. The cottage sleeps 4 and dates from about 1750 but is provided with all modern comforts. It provides a great location to simply chill out at the easy-going pace of the old fishing port, or explore the surrounding area with hills, coast, castles and distilleries all within easy reach in this fascinating corner of Scotland.

The cottage has the following amenities:
Full gas central heating and log-burning stove (basket of logs provided)
Two bedrooms each with a double bed (cot available on request)
Dining kitchen with: Washer/drier, microwave, electric cooker with ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, toaster and filter coffee machine.
Comfortable lounge with original Portsoy...
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About the Owner, Ian W
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 56 days ago
Listed since : May 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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Susan J
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61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 for a stay in December 2015

Stayed here for New Year for a few nights to spend time with family. Cottage had everything you could want and dog friendly, including doggy treats. Worth a visit if you would like to stay in the village.

Suzanne B
Level Contributor
8 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 for a stay in July 2016

Had a lovely stay in this house whilst the boat festival was on. The house was well equipped comfortable and clean would definitely recomend. Will be back in the future.?

Ada K
1 review
Reviewed 28 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

This was one of the best cottages I have visited. The cottages was very cosy and homely. The owners were very friendly and helpful. They were also very welcoming, they had set out a tray for us with tea, coffee and buiscuits. I would recommend this cottage to anyone visiting the Portsoy area. When I visit the area again I...

Management response:

Thank you for your kind words. We will be delighted to welcome you back and hope you see the Northern Lights next time!


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Up to two well behaved dogs permitted. Dogs should no be allowed on the furniture or beds and should not be left on their own in the property.
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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24 Jun 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
High Season
7 nights --
2 Sep 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
Mid Season
3 nights
28 Oct 2017 -
15 Dec 2017
Low season
3 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Portsoy was created a burgh of the barony in a charter granted by Mary Queen of Scots in 1550.The harbour, one of the oldest in Europe, was built in 1692. The construction of the harbour is unusual using large stones set vertically, apparently because it was believed that this made them less likely to be washed away by the sea. The theory seem to have worked, because the Old Harbour you see today is largely the harbour that was built in 1692. Around the Old Harbour are a number of impressive buildings that date back to the end of the 1600s or early 1700s, with buildings getting progressively younger as you climb the hill away from the harbour. The trade in Portsoy's early days was very varied, and included the import of coal for domestic fires and the export of locally produced thread... more
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How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 80.0 km
Railway: Huntly: 23.0 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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