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Druminnor Garden Cottage
Rhynie
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From £530 per week
Sleeps 4
4 bedrooms
1 double, 2 singles, 1 twin
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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Fri 04 Jan 2019Thu 07 Feb 2019£530£160
Fri 08 Feb 2019Thu 04 Apr 2019£560£170
Fri 05 Apr 2019Thu 25 Apr 2019£650£195
Fri 26 Apr 2019Thu 23 May 2019£590£180
Fri 24 May 2019Thu 30 May 2019£650£195
Fri 31 May 2019Thu 20 Jun 2019£620£185
Fri 21 Jun 2019Thu 05 Sep 2019£650£195
Fri 06 Sep 2019Thu 19 Sep 2019£620£185
Fri 20 Sep 2019Thu 03 Oct 2019£590£180
Fri 04 Oct 2019Thu 24 Oct 2019£650£195
Fri 25 Oct 2019Thu 07 Nov 2019£560£170
Fri 08 Nov 2019Fri 20 Dec 2019£530£160
Sat 21 Dec 2019Fri 27 Dec 2019£680£205
Sat 28 Dec 2019Fri 03 Jan 2020£710£215
Sat 04 Jan 2020Thu 06 Feb 2020£560£170
Fri 07 Feb 2020Thu 02 Apr 2020£590£180
Fri 03 Apr 2020Thu 23 Apr 2020£680£205
Fri 24 Apr 2020Thu 21 May 2020£620£185
Fri 22 May 2020Thu 28 May 2020£680£205
Fri 29 May 2020Thu 18 Jun 2020£650£195
Fri 19 Jun 2020Thu 03 Sep 2020£680£205
Fri 04 Sep 2020Thu 24 Sep 2020£650£195
Fri 25 Sep 2020Thu 01 Oct 2020£620£185
Fri 02 Oct 2020Thu 22 Oct 2020£650£195
Fri 23 Oct 2020Thu 05 Nov 2020£590£180
Fri 06 Nov 2020Sun 20 Dec 2020£560£170
Mon 21 Dec 2020Sun 27 Dec 2020£700£210
Mon 28 Dec 2020Sun 03 Jan 2021£750£225

Description

The Garden Cottage at Druminnor is a delightful holiday cottage for those looking for a peaceful retreat in Aberdeenshire. This stone built cottage dates back to around 1700 and has successively been a mill, coach house, two gardeners cottages and a gamekeepers cottage, before being combined back into one building as a holiday let recently.

Sitting parallel to and sharing the grounds of Druminnor Castle, Garden Cottage overlooks a glorious garden, where its colours change across each season. Enjoy some peace and quiet whilst you soak up the sunshine on the patio, and listen to the sound of the burn flowing through at the end of the lawns – utter bliss. Inside, the cottage is spacious, with a well-equipped kitchen and dining area which has the bonus of a woodburning stove to keep you cosy whilst you eat a delicious home-cooked meal with the family. The sitting room has two groups of seating areas – one by the fire, and one around the TV. This room has a large arched window, which would have been the door for the horses when it was a coach house in times gone by. Today it makes a fantastic feature of the room and lets in plenty of light. Upstairs, the layout makes it ideal for two families sharing, as the first floor is accessed by two separate staircases at either end of the cottage. The sitting room staircase leads up to a double and a twin bedroom. The staircase from the kitchen takes you to a king/twin ziplinked bedroom and another with a small double bed, suitable for one person. Three of the bedrooms have built-in shower cubicles, while the 4th is next to the bathroom. Each bedroom is bright and generously sized; a true home away from home.

The cottage is located near Huntly, just outside the small village of Rhynie. The village is in the centre of one of the most important Pictish landscapes in Scotland, with numerous vitrified forts and stone circles. This area is great for outdoor activities – golf, fishing, horse riding and skiing is available within the vicinity of the property. Aberdeenshire is well known for its Castle Trail, so there is plenty to see and do. The all new North East 250 route (Aberdeenshire’s equivalent to the North Coast 500) runs nearby, so you can easily hop on and make your way around the sights of Speyside, the Moray Coast and Royal Deeside (to name just a few).

For most people, the principal attraction of the region is its landscapes, rich farmland in the east and north of the area, vast wilderness of mountain, forest and river in the west & south. Across this landscape runs The Castle Trail. The quintessentially Scottish castles and tower-houses of the north-east are its most distinctive tourist attraction, popular not only with those in search their Scottish roots, but also with anyone interested in history, architecture, art, gardens and the romance of Scotland’s past. The Falconry centre at Huntly is a memorable experience for visitors of all ages. There are also dozens of museums and visitor centres: The National Galleries of Scotland at Duff House; the Transport Museum at Alford; and Aberdeen Art Gallery. For those who prefer to consume their traditions more directly, the north-east is home to an uncountable number of whisky distilleries, from the very grand and famous, to the less so.

PROPERTY CODE: N1009

Layout

Ground floor: Open plan kitchen/dining area. Sitting room.

First floor - staircase from sitting room: Double bedroom with WHB. Twin bedroom with shower. Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, WC & WHB.

First floor – staircase from kitchen/dining area: Bedroom with small double (suitable for one person) with shower and WHB. Zip-linked king/twin bedroom with shower & WHB (please request if you would like this room to be made up as a king or twin when booking). Separate WC & WHB.

Please Note:

  • Garden Cottage sleeps 4 plus 2. Advertised rents are for parties up to 4. Additional guests are an extra cost of £75 per person per week.
  • The garden is private but unfenced. There is a burn that runs through the grounds at the bottom of the garden, so children must be supervised at all times.
  • Private water supply - UV tested and filtered.

Facilities

  • NEAREST CONVENIENCES:
  • Rhynie (1 mile): small corner shop.
  • Lumsden (4 miles): filling station with small convenience store.
  • Alford, Huntly and Insch (all 10 miles): supermarkets, bakery, butchers, fuel station.
  • NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Golf, cycling, Munro-climbing, hill-walking, horse-riding, trail-bikes. Downhill skiing in season at the Lecht and Glenshee resorts. The Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre is a national centre for cross-country winter sports. Water-skiing is available at Aboyne.
  • Country sports of all kinds are readily available, provided you book well in advance. Shooting (whether grouse, pheasant, or rough game), stalking (both red and roe deer), dry fly fishing (on our world-famous salmon rivers: the Dee, the Spey, the Deveron and Don) and trout, loch, coarse or sea fishing are also available (and cheaper).
  • CD player
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Cot provided
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric heating. All energy included
  • Electric hob
  • Electric oven
  • Flat screen TV with Freeview
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden furniture
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Open fire and log burner - starter pack of logs included.
  • Private parking
  • Radio
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi
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    Holiday Protection Scheme

    This property is covered by our Holiday Protection Scheme.

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    Cottages & Castles Ltd. (acting as agents for property owners) provides a guarantee for tenants who have to cancel their holiday at a cottage.

    If it is necessary to cancel your holiday, for any of the reasons A 1-5 below, you may do so at any time up until the close of business on the last working day before your tenancy commences and we will refund your balance. Your deposit is not refundable. If you have made a late booking and paid in full you will receive your payment minus the normal deposit sum (usually 30%).

    There is no charge for this holiday protection – it is included in the cost of your holiday. Please note that the protection does not apply to holidays in our properties with codes beginning with P (usually castles, mansions and lodges).

    Deposits may be transferred to a different date for a holiday at the same property within 12 months of the original holiday date, subject to availability, but not, however, for a different property. If the new booking is at a higher rate the tenant must pay the extra cost. No refund will be made if the new date is at a lower rate.

    A:
    1. Death, accidental bodily injury, or illness (excluding pre-existing or chronic illness/conditions, or illness arising through epidemics or pandemics)
    a) the Proposer and/or persons with whom he/she has arranged to travel.
    b) any close relative or business associate of the Proposer or of any person with whom he/she has arranged to travel or arranged to meet at the specified holiday establishment. We will require appropriate documentary evidence of illness or bodily injury from a registered medical practitioner. This evidence must state that the Proposer is unfit to travel.

    2. Jury service, witness call or unemployment through redundancy of the Proposer after the date of booking and prior to the commencement date of the holiday.

    3. Fire or theft which is the subject of an insurance claim at the Insured’s main residence or business premises within seven days before commencement of the holiday.

    4. Occupational postings not contemplated at the time the holiday is booked.

    5. Cancellation or curtailment of scheduled transport services due to strikes, riots or civil commotion, but limited to the cost of alternative transport up to £50 per person for the outward journey only.

    But not, however:

    B:
    1. Disinclination to travel.

    2. Failure of public or private transport.

    3. Suicide, attempted suicide, insanity, the influence of intoxicating liquor or the effect of drugs not taken in accordance with treatment prescribed and directed by a qualified medical practitioner or booking a holiday which is or would be against the advice of a registered medical practitioner.

    4. Pregnancy unless problems occur which prevent the person travelling. A  verification must be signed by a registered medical practitioner to this effect

    5. Any loss which is otherwise insured.

    6. Holiday accommodation booked outside Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

    NEARBY ATTRACTIONS