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The Cart Shed

Laurencekirk, Angus
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
9 more

At a glance

  • Luxurious converted old stone steading
  • Stylish contemporary interior with underfloor heating
  • Open-plan living space with panoramic views across open countryside
  • Woodland walks straight from your front door
  • Spend the day walking the Cairngorms National Park
  • Visit the beaches and sand dunes of St Cyrus, Montrose and Lunan Bay
Property code: CA338

With an industrial-chic interior and stunning countryside location, this spectacular barn conversion is the perfect retreat for couples or friends seeking a peaceful haven to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Savour the unique character and stunning contemporary living space of your recently converted stone holiday house. This beautiful property, which sleeps up to four guests, is a former farm building which has been creatively transformed into outstanding accommodation. Luxuriate in its high vaulted ceilings and expansive picture windows that draw in the picturesque Aberdeenshire views.

Settle back and enjoy the stylish interior and modern internal design of your beautiful Scottish retreat, which has underfloor heating. Savour the tranquillity of its elegant space, with its airy interior, polished concrete floor and eye-catching, bespoke steel staircase.

Most of your accommodation is at ground-floor level. At the heart of the property is its splendid, open-plan kitchen/diner/lounge. Your kitchen area has been designed with ease of food preparation and storage in mind. Cook together then dine at your table, which has been carefully positioned next to the full-height windows to ensure fabulous views as you enjoy your food. Wander over to the chic sofas to relax in the evening and perhaps watch a little TV. Your master bedroom, which has its own dressing room, as well as an en-suite shower room, is also at this level and has been carefully positioned to allow you wake up to beautiful scenery. A handy cloakroom can also be found on this floor.

Head up to first-floor level to find your second bedroom. This also enjoys the luxury of an en-suite shower room.

Indulge in outside space whenever the weather is fine. Sit out on your front patio to enjoy a cool drink or to dine in the fresh air. Wander through your immediate surroundings whenever you choose: stroll through the trees, admire the pond or head off on a longer walk or cycle ride on one of the paths that run close by.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 super king-size, 1 twin zip-and-link
  • 1 en-suite shower room with WC (king-size bedroom), 1 shower room with WC
  • Underfloor heating and electric included
  • Electric double oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV
  • iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden furniture
  • Private off-road parking
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no children under the age of 5 years old
  • Fresh fish can be delivered weekly to the door by local van

Pack your rucksack and make your way into the forest or down to the river for the afternoon. Go fishing on the North Esk River, which runs close by and is renowned for its salmon and sea trout.

Drive approximately 7 miles from your holiday home to spend the day on the beach. St Cyrus Beach, for example, runs for 3 miles and offers beautiful stretches of sand, as well as cliffs and sand dunes. Follow the cliff path while you are here and visit the St Cyrus National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre. Whisky enthusiasts might like to arrange a trip to Fettercairn Distillery, about 7 miles away, while golf lovers can play at Edzell, 4 miles away, or Brechin, 3 miles away. Visit stunning Edzell Castle and Garden, about 5 miles from your base, where Mary Queen of Scots is reputed to have stayed. Drive 27 miles to the Cairngorms National Park. This is the UK's largest national park and offers a range of activities, from skiing and snow sports into the winter to walking, cycling, wildlife watching and golf all year round.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr Mackintosh May 2019

Very spacious and beautifully presented property with fantastic full height windows overlooking fields. Great patio area for drinks with open views across the fields towards the river. Well stocked kitchen in terms of crockery, appliances, etc. Good road access to surrounding areas although the last 0.5 miles of track is very rutted.


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