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A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly.

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Rowanlea Lodge
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
​Rowanlea Lodge is located on the border between Angus & Aberdeenshire with glorious countryside views towards the Cairn 'O' Mount. The perfect peaceful location to relax and unwind. Well behaved pets are welcome. We offer a luxury interior with high quality furnishings and a cosy wood burner. There is an open plan living/kitchen area with double patio doors opening out onto the decking facing west. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine until the sun sets. A smart tv, dvd player and an Ipod dock is provided for entertainment on a cosy night in. There is a double bedroom furnished in Harris tweed and a shower room on the ground floor. The upstairs d... ​Rowanlea Lodge is located on the border between Angus & Aberdeenshire with glorious countryside views towards the Cairn 'O' Mount. The perfect peaceful location to relax and unwind. Well behaved pets are welcome. We offer a luxury interior with high quality furnishings and a cosy wood burner. There is an open plan living/kitchen area with double patio doors opening out onto the decking facing west. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine until the sun sets. A smart tv, dvd player and an Ipod dock is provided for entertainment on a cosy night in. There is a double bedroom furnished in Harris tweed and a shower room on the ground floor. The upstairs double bedroom is bright spacious and has a seating area which can be used as a n additional double sofa bed. Guests have access to the entire property. Private parking is available for 2 cars. There are many seating areas in the gardens to enjoy the views, a private hot tub and a heat and grill outdoor wood burning stove to keep you warm on a cooler evening and perfect for Al Fresco dining. There is also a large log store located opposite the cabin where guests can store bikes and dry off dogs. (dog towels are provided.) A welcome pack is in the cabin with information about local places of interest, events taking place and where to eat out. A food hamper is provided for all guests which includes local Scottish produce for breakfast to help get your stay off to a great start. Other things to note What is provided for you. A welcome breakfast hamper sourced from our local farm shop. All linen, towels and bath robes. Selection of lovely Shetland soaps, free from animal testing. All kitchen essentials are provided. Free Wi-fi Logs and kindling. The Lodge is a short walk from the North River Esk famous for salmon and sea trout fishing. Places of interest we recommend visiting during your stay. Fettercairn distillery one of Scotlands oldest malt whisky distilleries. Brechin castle center provides a variety of activities for families including nature trails, miniature railway and model farm. The cabin is located ten minutes from the coast where you will find Lunan Bay one of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland, popular with surfers, horse riders and a great place for pet owners to exercise dogs. Montrose Basin home to thousands of migratory birds including pink-footed geese, common terns, knots and sedge warblers. Also St Cyrus beach, a nature reserve renowned for its grasslands, rare flowers and butterflies. Cairngorms National Park is approximately 40 miles from the Lodge with beautiful mountains, forest paths, rivers, lochs, wildlife hotspots, a perfect day out. The Angus Glens is great for walking where you will see some amazing views, an abundance of wildlife and get a taste of rural Angus. For those that like castles and gardens there is Glamis, Crathes and Dunnotar castle, also the famous Balmoral castle a little further away. Langley Park gardens, Dunnaid Castle gardens and Lady Augusta Erskine's walk at House of Dun. The popular coastal town of Stonehaven is a 20 minute drive packed with many sea food restaurants and of course famous for the fire balls at New Year, a trip to Auntie Betty's is a must for an ice cream. Montrose is a ten minute drive where you will find many shops, supermarkets cafes a post office and chemist. There is a lovely bistro farm shop a mile away at Balmakewan for a nice lunch and delicious home bakes. Do visit our local pub just a short walk from the cabin, a former coaching Inn built in the 1800's with a beer garden serving food daily and pet friendly too. If you feel like a cozy night in after a day exploring why not order a take away and they will deliver for a small charge. There is so much to see and do around this beautiful part of Scotland, you won't want to leave. We look forward to meeting you and will give a warm welcome when you arrive at our holiday home.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Corporate bookings accepted. The Lodge is suitable for limited mobility. Well behaved pets are most welcome. We do not allow any pets on the furniture. No damage refundable deposit will be returned for extra cleaning. There is a charge of £20 for dogs per stay. Due to Covid-19 please place all bedding and towels in the linen bags provided before departure. Thank you. No hen or stag parties please. Thank you.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Lorna H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a lovely week here. The lodge and its contents were good quality and the building was clean and cosy. It was handy having two farm shops (inc. a tearoom) just a short drive away. St Cyrus beach and the Inverbervie to Johnshaven coastal...More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank Shona2021
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review Shona. Good to hear you enjoyed the week and the weather was lovely allowing you to explore the area with your dog. I'm always pleased to hear when our visitors use the local shops, cafes and restaurants close by....More

Reviewed 16 October 2020

We booked this very last minute due to a cancellation and we are so glad we did. We arrived on the most dreadful rainy night, and we were welcomed with a roaring log fire. The lodge was so cosy and was really well decorated/fully equipped...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Stumoo
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2020

It really was a miserable night when you arrived but I'm pleased the log fire being lit made you feel welcomed and cosy. Great to hear you would love to come back in the future, a pleasure to host and you would be most welcome...More

Reviewed 27 September 2020

We arrived for a weeks stay to find a sparkling clean lodge and with lovely welcome pack including local sausages and bacon. The lodge is very cosy with a lovely log burner and a hot tub. Lots of lovely little extra touches such as a...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Speedyk92
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Thanks for your kind review. I'm so pleased to hear the Lodge was sparkling clean, you enjoyed the welcome breakfast hamper and all the other facilities the accommodation has to offer. A pleasure to host, welcome again.

Reviewed 12 September 2020

Rowanlea Log Cabin has everything you would want or need for a home from home vacation. Lorna has thought of everything and I honestly can say that we had everything catered for. The log cabin is an engineering wonder and I was in awe of...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank JamesShellBoris
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

What a super review. You can't get better than an 11 out of 10 experience. It really is lovely to get such great feedback and I'm so pleased you enjoyed the week in our cabin. You were such friendly guests, Boris and Barney too :-)...More

Reviewed 31 August 2020

We stayed here for four nights last week (2 adults and a 14 and 11 year old). The lodge was perfect, in pristine condition with everything you could ever need. The beds were super comfy and the hot tub was a great addition alongside the...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank JaneC776
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

Thank you for your review. It was a shame the weather wasn't nice during your stay but I hope having the log burner on made the Lodge cosy. The views towards the hills and open countryside are amazing while you relax in the hot tub....More

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Reviewed 24 August 2020

Beautiful, cosy lodge, with everything you need provided. Great location with beautiful beaches and castle close by. The accommodation has been decorated to high standards and the welcome basket included beautiful homemade jams and locally produced breakfast products. A fantastic hot tub is situated in...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Helen H
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

Thanks for your great review Helen. Delighted you enjoyed our holiday home and exploring the area. Hope to have you stay again in the future.

Reviewed 1 January 2020

We stayed at Rowanlea between Christmas and New Year, and I have to say it was fantastic! From the moment we (my wife and I and our two children) arrived we were really impressed. The welcome pack was fantastic and packed with lots of local...More

Date of stay: January 2020
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Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

Thank you for your kind review James. Super to hear you all enjoyed your stay. The local produce from the local farm shop is always delicious and great to hear you made use of the hot tub too. It was lovely to meet you all...More

Reviewed 29 November 2019

A short stay in November 2019 at this fantastic lodge and pet friendly too! Plenty to do round about with St Cyrus beach only 15mins away where a beautiful day led to a long walk along the almost deserted beach. Nearby in Johnshaven we found...More

Date of stay: November 2019
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Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

Thank you for your super review. A visit to St Cyrus beach was a great choice. The beach is one of the richest and most diverse nature reserves in Britain and we are very lucky to have this so close by. The blue door is...More

Reviewed 1 November 2019

Brilliant log cabin absolutely immaculate interior with excellent furnishings/finishings. Myself my partner and rollo the mini poodle had a great time enjoying the hot tub and long walks available close to the cabin. Lorna gave us a warm welcome and left us too it which...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Danarmour
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2019

Thank you for your kind review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and Rollo loved the walks too. I look forward to you visiting again next year.

Reviewed 14 October 2019

From the friendly meeting and relaxed, informative introduction to the cabin, right untill I reluctantly handed back the keys at the end of the stay, this was as close to a perfect stay as I have ever experienced. The host was lovely and helpful. The...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Caledoniancare
Lorna H, VR Owner at A True Log Cabin Experience built with Scottish Douglas Fir Trees. Pet Friendly., responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It means so much to know you thoroughly enjoyed the break away and the comforts Rowanlea Lodge has to offer.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Close to the coastal town of Montrose and former royal burgh in Angus, Scotland. It is situated 36 miles north of Dundee and 34 miles south of Aberdeen. Views across open countryside to the west towards the Cairn O Mount.
Getting around
A car is recommended. There is a regular bus in the village that goes to Montrose. Train station is in Laurencekirk or Montrose.
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