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Smithy Cottage, Old Keig, Alford

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Smithy Cottage is located in a stunning rural position to the north of Alford, a picturesque village in the heart of Upper Donside. The cottage offers a quiet retreat to escape the pressures of modern living.
Smithy Cottage sits in a large mature garden with steps up from the ample parking area.
There are a wealth of things to do and see in Donside and nearby Royal Deeside. The local countryside also provides an abundance of outdoor pursuits most notably hill walking, fishing, bird watching, horse riding and mountain/road cycling. If you like cycling why not book with Grip Tours who offer guided cycling in Deeside and Donside. Skiing in the winter with The Lecht 50 mins, Glenshee and The Cairngorms around 1.5hrs.
The nearest village of Alford has a large supermarket, swimming pool, library, coffee shops, Bistro, gift shops, an op...
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Listing #HL6609235
About the Owner
Karen B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
Interaction with guests
We provide a welcome pack of milk, bread, butter, crisps, biscuits, ground coffee and of course wine. We also provide washing liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, dishcloths, dish towels, kitchen towel, handwash and toilet roll.
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Everything was warm and welcoming, from the thoughtful food items, the cozy firplace to the bed under the roof. The details of the place are well planned. We loved the location- quiet with a view that was inspiring. We sat outside at the picnic table...More

Thank sugo449
Discover724961, VR Owner at Smithy Cottage, Old Keig, Alford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Smithy Cottage. The patio is a lovely place to sit in the summer evenings. We will be visiting your side of the pond next year. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Beautiful, spacious,& welcoming is Smithy Cottage,a very generous welcome basket from the owner Karen it was so lovely to meet her,lovely garden a joy to sit in wonderful views in a peaceful location and the weather was gorgeous, we enjoyed visiting Alford had a nice...More

Thank Shona M
Management response:Responded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review here and in our visitors book. It was lovely to meet you both and the gorgeous Bella. We look forward to seeing you again, best wishes Karen

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was our second visit to Smithy Cottage, just for a long weekend this time. It was every bit as wonderful as our first visit. Spotlessly clean, warm, cosy, and a lovely basket of goodies to tide us over until we go to the shops...More

Thank chakelski
Management response:Responded 9 March 2018

Thank you for such a fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed another break at our cottage and got some well deserved rest. Yes you certainly would have been snowed in. The cottage garden is still under snow. We look forward to seeing you...More

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No hen or stag parties.
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
15 Dec 2018 -
29 Dec 2018
4 nights
30 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
3 nights
6 Jan 2019 -
1 Jun 2019
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £50 / stay - Deposit
  • Dogs: £20 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Dyce Airport, Aberdeen: 42.0 km
Railway: Insch: 10.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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