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The Bothy, Wester Marchhead Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Description from owner

Description

The Bothy is a traditional stone building over 200 years old situated in the peace and tranquility of beautiful Moray. It has a single bedroom with double bed, easy chairs and plenty of room for a travel cot for those travelling with a young child, a kitchenette and bathroom with shower. The main room has a wood panelled ceiling and all windows are double glazed. The kitchenette is fully equipped with all you need to prepare a simple meal and includes a microwave, under the counter full sized fridge with small freezer compartment and a cooker with double hob, grill and oven. Tea, coffee, sugar and milk will be provided to get you started.Outside there is a sheltered paved area surrounded by the original stone walls which was the Bothy's 'washhouse', ideal for sitting in the warm summer sun enjoying a BBQ admiring the stunning views or just watching the sunset. Less than four miles from the cathedral city of Elgin, the Bothy enjoys a quiet, secluded countryside location

The Bothy is a traditional stone building over 200 years old situated in the peace and tranquility of beautiful Moray. It has a single bedroom with double bed, easy chairs and plenty of room for a travel cot for those travelling with a young child, a kitchenette and bathroom with shower. The main room has a wood panelled ceiling and all windows are double glazed. The kitchenette is fully equipped with all you need to prepare a simple meal and includes a microwave, under the counter full sized fridge with small freezer compartment and a cooker with double hob, grill and oven. Tea, coffee, sugar and milk will be provided to get you started.Outside there is a sheltered paved area surrounded by the original stone walls which was the Bothy's 'washhouse', ideal for sitting in the warm summer sun enjoying a BBQ admiring the stunning views or just watching the sunset. Less than four miles from the cathedral city of Elgin, the Bothy enjoys a quiet, secluded countryside location with sweeping views of the Mosstowie valley. Only a few minutes walk from Monaughty woods, it's any easy step from The Bothy for walkers and cyclists alike who can wander to their hearts content with little but the wildlife for company and not a car in sight! The clean white sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are only a 15 minute drive away, with other local attractions including the world renowned Pluscarden Abbey and Speyside Whisky Trail also on the doorstep.The Bothy & its garden, while private, is within the boundary of the owners main property.

Location description from owner

The Scotland region

The Highlands of Scotland have so much to offer but here are a few ideas to start you off:• Strathspey Steam Railway operates a 10 mile stretch from Aviemore to Broomhill via Boat of Garten, • Cairngorm National Park - just 30 mins drive away• See the Ospreys at the RSPB centre at Loch Garten• Loch Ness - Cruise down Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle• Nessieland at Drumnadrochit- experience the magic and mystery of Loch Ness and its world-famous monster• Macduff Aquarium at Macduff on The Moray Firth

Elgin

Elgin has 4 main supermarkets inc 2 superstores, retail park, cinema, leisure centre, restaurants & pubs. Whether you are looking for a holiday on the hill, on the water or on the golf course, Moray has it all!• Numerous top quality golf clubs within easy reach, the closest being Elgin Golf Club only 5 minutes drive away and the world renowned Castle Stuart Golf Club, recently host to The Scottish Open Championship, 30 mins drive away.• Cashmere Visitor Centre at Johnstons of Elgin - mill tours and a beautiful shop & cafe• Culbin Sands RSPB Nature Reserve• Findhorn Bay Local Nature Reserve-stunning beaches with 2 pubs selling local seafood• Dolphin and Whale watching on the Moray Firth, including boat trips and the Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay• Outstanding river fishing on the Spey and Lossie and lake fishing locally at Kellas and Rothes• The Glen Moray Distillery in Elgin - tours, shop,cafe• The Speyside Whisky Trail - we are in the perfect location to explore the famous distilleries of Macallan, Glenfarclas, Glefiddich and many more!

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Fiona M
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
12 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 May 2014. Located in Moray, it has 38 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £225 to £280.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jul 2016.

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