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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Front of cottage set in tranquil private gardens.

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Welcome to Spindrift, our beautiful detached self-catering holiday cottage in extensive grounds, which offers luxurious accommodation with breathtaking views. Located in a truly tranquil setting overlooking the North East coast. If exploration is high on your agenda you're perfectly positioned to discover the best of both the country and city.

This beautiful holiday cottage with a modern and elegant décor is a perfect place for unwinding. Ideal for couples who want a romantic break, honeymoon or just to escape from hustle and bustle. Its also a perfect quiet retreat for families with babes in arms.

With 3 bedrooms (including attic room), luxurious bathroom with roll-top bath and modern kitchen, the cottage has everything you will need for a relaxing stay. The entrance leads through to a spacious, bright and airy hall with access to all rooms and staircase to attic room. Continue through to the lounge, TV, DVDs, and the INTERNET with superb views through dual aspect windows, and warming WOODBURNING STOVE (with logs provided). The spacious kitchen includes a dining table seating 6, complete with dishwasher and washing machine. The master king-size bedroom and double bedroom are on the ground flolor. Then upstairs to the single bright and modern bedroom with a futon available for an extra guest. The bathroom on the ground floor has a roll-top bath and separate electric shower.

This is an ideal place to escape to for a romantic relaxing stay or to explore the surrounding area. Short stays (minimum 3 nights.

Please note due to the position of the cottage the track leading up to it is not suitable for lowered vehicles.

We have updated some of the furnishings as of January 2015 to the same high standard for a relaxing stay.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Johnshaven 2.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: 25 miles, Nearest railway: 12 miles to stonehaven or montrose train station
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, 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 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The Aberdeenshire region

We are located between Aberdeen and Dundee, surrounded by stunning countryside. There is much to do in the area whether you enjoy exploring the Cairngorm Mountains, walking along the beach or visiting local places of interest.  There are two traditional fishing villages with pubs, eateries and chip shop using fresh fish all within 2 miles.  

There are restaurants, theatres, cinemas, bowling and much more in Aberdeen and Dundee which are only a car ride away.  However, if you want to stay closer to home there is plenty of activities and attractions in the local area.

Here are just some of the local places of interest:

Dunnottar Castle -  A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.

Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool - Olympic-size, heated seawater Pool (opens 25th May)

Royal Deeside - Home of beautiful Balmoral Castle, home of the Queen during the summer months.

For further information about things to do around Aberdeen and Angus please visit the links opposite.


Perfect base for those who like to walk, with routes directly from the cottage. Right by the coast with beautiful beaches and local villages to explore. Within Johnshaven there are places to eat, pubs and a local shop.

Local places of interest are:

Mill of Benholm - an historic watermill, set in an idyllic setting nestling snugly beside the Benholm Burn with a tearoom.

Fowlsheugh RSPB Reserve - spectacular cliffs at Fowlsheugh are packed with 130,000 breeding seabirds in the spring and summer, including guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes.

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Review 1-4 of 4

30 Aug 2013


"A holiday home you wish you could own."

We enjoyed every moment of our time at Spindrift. From the beautifully manicured gardens, breathtaking views and the fresh sea air outside, to the sumptuous furnishings, big fluffy towels and cosy bed… More

Hi Keith & Lucy were so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Spindrift, and the boys had room to run about outside. We like nothing more than to sit and enjoy the garden & views, its so restful, were really happy you felt the same. Thank you for your review.
Alison & Steve

4 Jul 2013


"tranquility and peace in a beautiful white washed country cottage with views towards the sea"

Gorgeous cottage. High spec finish. Quiet and peaceful countryside setting with views over fields towards the sea. The garden is big, well kept and very pleasant. The cottage is newly renovated and ve… More

We really appreciate your kind comments thank you. The way the cottage was left was a nice surprise. You had beautiful weather for your break hope we can repeat that next time.
Kind regards Alison & Steve.

25 Jun 2013


"Beautifully kept cottage with views to match"

The cottage and gardens were very well kept, set on the hilltop with breathtaking views. We were using it as a base for work purposes, the cottage had plenty space and had all mod cons, which was grea… More

Thank you Keith for your review, its lovely to hear you had an enjoyable time there ,even though you had to work. Spindrift is a special place for us and its lovely to hear that others think so too.
Hope to see you back soon.
kind regards Alison

5 Jun 2013


"beautiful cottage , fabulous location"

we had a fantastic two night break at Spindrift. Alison and Steve were very welcoming ,providing us with a generous "welcome" hamper and making sure the wood burner was lit for us.The cottag… More

Thanks so much for taking the time to respond to a review. Its really lovely to know the cottage was a retreat, a special place for you to relax and enjoy.
Kind regards
Alison & Steve

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