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Woodland Retreat

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Luxury fully equipped self-catering Finnish log cabin, set in 2½ acres of private wood overlooking the River Deveron. Wake up in the morning to the sound of birds singing and the river in the background - you could be anywhere - it is the place to come and relax and unwind.

The log cabin sleeps 4 + cot and has two bedrooms downstairs, a bathroom with shower, fully equipped kitchen and a spacious lounge with log burner, TV, DVD and CD player. Upstairs you have the master bedroom with TV and CD player. Outside you can relax on the veranda, enjoy a barbecue or rock yourself to sleep in the rocking chair.

Please note : There will be an extra charge for additional guests not booked in on the booking form.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Banff 20 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Aberdeen 72 km, Nearest railway: Huntly 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The living areas are open plan and the lounge room and two bedrooms overlook the river. There are two bedrooms downstairs, one twin room and one double. The master bedroom is upstairs and there is a balcony which overlooks the living areas. The living area is tastefully furnished with a two seater leather sofa, and assorted chairs.

Further details outdoors

The log cabin has a large decked area which is South facing. There is garden furniture, Barbecue and a large grassed area with a washing line. Set in a 2.5 acre woodland which is open to guests to explore. There is a lot of wildlife to see and you can walk along the river.

Further details

Owners are English and Dutch speaking.

Towels and Linen are provided.

Arrival after 3pm and guests should depart by 10am on their final day.

No smoking in the properties.

Pets by prior arrangement which will be charged at £25 per dog per week.

Bookings from Saturday to Saturday.

Short breaks available off-peak.

The Aberdeenshire region

Central Aberdeenshire is a diverse area of commuter towns, agricultural land, valleys and upland areas that get higher as you go east towards the peaks of the Grampian Mountains.You can head to the coast where vast empty beaches, interspersed with picturesque fishing villages and dramatic cliff top scenery are waiting to be explored. Or hit the ski slopes, play on championship golf courses or follow in Queen Victoria's footsteps - the choice is yours.


Duff House in Banff, golf courses, fishing ports, beaches, Aquarium in Macduff, dolphin and wildlife watching, Whisky trail, walking, Castle trail, surfing at Sandend are all available on the doorstep as well as skiing within an hours drive.

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5 Jan 2015


"Fabulous Christmas!! Carolyn and Koos made us so welcome!"

We arrived late on Sunday 21st December, to walk into the log cabin where the wood burner was glowing Christmas carols playing, absolutely lovely!! The cabin is furnished to such a high standard and … More

We are certainly being spoilt by all the lovely reviews that have been posted recently. Thank you for your positive comments. Carolyn and I got a great sense of pride and satisfaction from talking to you and hearing how you were enjoying your Christmas break up here in the North East of Scotland in Woodland Retreat. We hope you will bear us in mind next time you are planning a holiday in this lovely part of the world. Kind regards, Koos and Carolyn.

24 Sep 2014


"Warm and welcoming 5 star digs"

Very friendly welcome. Escorted to cabin and provided with loads of useful information including where to get the best ice cream. Cabin immaculate and well equipped. Fridge/ freezer could be a little … More

Thank you for your kind comments. Carolyn and I are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us . We hope you will decide to stay with us again in the future.We do have additional freezer capacity in our laundry now. Just in case someone catches a large salmon on the river.We live in hope!

20 Jul 2014



What a place...Log cabin in the most beautiful countryside of Banffshire.Stayed for a week with my daughter aged 6y and my mum and dad. The log cabin is fantastic, clean and very comfortable. Everythi… More

Thank you for your lovely review.I am a little late with this response and we are now busy getting our Lodges ready for Xmas and New Year. All we need now is a little snow (not too much). Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family.We hope you will stay with us again next time you come for a break to our area.

23 Jun 2012


"Peaceful retreat a hidden gem"

We spent a week in June.The location is perfect peaceful set in lovely location.The 'log cabin' provides everything you need plus lots of extras that make your stay comfortable.We both retur… More

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Carolyn D.

  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:22 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

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