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Seatown Cottage – Home 31332 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Traditional features combined with contemporary fittings make for a truly special cottage with outstanding views on the banks of the River Lossie. Just a quiet road separates the cottage from the bridge across the river to the fabulous East Beach. With a large living/dining area as well as a separate lounge, a king size double and a twin room, four people can easily feel at home here. We can also provide a cot, highchair and stairgates or an extra camp bed for those with young families.

Lossiemouth is compact, but has the necessary shops, restaurants and pubs. It is ideal, not just for a beach, golfing or fishing holiday, but also for touring the Malt Whisky and Castle trails, as well as longer day trips to places such as the Cairngorms National Park or Loch Ness. We invite you to take a break with us – you can be assured of a warm welcome at any time of year!

Colin & Wendy Clements

Further details

• Welcome pack provided on arrival

• Owners

Traditional features combined with contemporary fittings make for a truly special cottage with outstanding views on the banks of the River Lossie. Just a quiet road separates the cottage from the bridge across the river to the fabulous East Beach. With a large living/dining area as well as a separate lounge, a king size double and a twin room, four people can easily feel at home here. We can also provide a cot, highchair and stairgates or an extra camp bed for those with young families.

Lossiemouth is compact, but has the necessary shops, restaurants and pubs. It is ideal, not just for a beach, golfing or fishing holiday, but also for touring the Malt Whisky and Castle trails, as well as longer day trips to places such as the Cairngorms National Park or Loch Ness. We invite you to take a break with us – you can be assured of a warm welcome at any time of year!

Colin & Wendy Clements

Further details

• Welcome pack provided on arrival

• Owners live locally and are happy to provide any extra information about the area and things to do

• There is a phone in the cottage which receives incoming calls only. However there is a pay-phone opposite the cottage.

Further details indoors

• Lounge or ‘snug’ with freeview TV, DVD, stereo, impressive Inglenook fireplace with gas coal-effect stove, leather sofas
• Living/Dining room with dining table and chairs, leather sofas, a second Inglenook fireplace and stove
• Open Plan Galley kitchen with 5 ring cooker and double oven. Also lovely views of Lossiemouth and the harbour, especially when the Esplanade is lit up at night
• Downstairs WC
• Spacious bathroom
• King Size double bedroom
• Twin room with space for a camp bed or cot if required.
• Both rooms have comfortable window seats – the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine whilst savouring the river and beachfront views?

Further details outdoors

Outside there is a gravel hardstanding providing off-street parking for 2 cars, garden shed and a small patio garden (the garden area is not enclosed). Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided.

Location description from owner

The Scotland region

The Scottish Highlands were popularised as a tourist destination when Queen Victoria bought Balmoral Castle in 1848. It is easy to understand why, with the wide open spaces, the 'big' sky, rugged mountains and tranquil glens. Home to many of Scotland's most famous whiskies and the Cairngorms National Park, there are many opportunities for outdoor pursuits, including walking, fishing and mountain biking. There are also plenty of award winning golf courses to enjoy. The Moray Firth coastline is also stunning, with its mix of cliffs and coves and wide beaches with the whitest of sands. Whether you want to take advantage of the many activities on offer or relax and unwind, the Highlands will have something for you!

Lossiemouth

Lossiemouth can be found on the Moray coast some five miles north of Elgin. The town owes its existence to Elgin’s need for a port after the entrance to Loch Spynie became blocked by sand in the 1500's.

Around Lossiemouth
There are a number of nice walks from the cottage, along the beach of course, but also along the river and through the woods. Ospreys are frequently seen fishing near the mouth of the Lossie. Or perhaps a walk along the Esplanade to the harbour and marina, maybe stopping at one of the pubs or the Harbour tearooms for refreshments. A walk along the Esplanade probably wouldn’t be complete without a locally made ice cream! At the marina, why not book a boat trip to have a chance of a close encounter with some of the Moray Firth’s resident bottlenosed dolphins and other wildlife?
For evening entertainment, there is live music at The Steamboat Inn on a Friday night or checkout what’s on at The Warehouse Theatre. If you have children with you, take them to explore the ruins of nearby Duffus castle, or on a wet day there’s plenty to keep them entertained swimming or skating at The Moray Leisure Centre in Elgin.

For the practical side of things, Lossiemouth has a small supermarket, a greengrocers, a couple of butchers and a bakery. Otherwise there are 24 hour Tesco’s and Asda’s just 6 miles away in Elgin. However, if you want a total break, you can eat out at a number of fine restaurants or pick up a takeaway!

Whisky
Around half the distilleries in Scotland are found in Speyside, just on our doorstep. In fact, this area has the highest concentration of distilleries anywhere in the world. Many of them including such famous names as Glenfiddich, The Glenlivet, The Macallan and Glen Moray welcome visitors.

What else to do?
Here is a selection of the many other things that may be of interest (full details available at the cottage):
• Visit the ruins of Elgin Cathedral ‘Lantern of the North’, once second in importance only to the cathedral at St Andrew’s
• Get an insight into Scottish history with a local perspective at Elgin Museum, one of the oldest in the country
• See the collection of vintage cars and motor cycles at Moray Motor Museum
• Explore the ruins of Duffus Castle, with its old motte and bailey. Also incidently a great vantage point if the fighter jets are taking off from RAF Lossiemouth
• Visit The Loft Live Music, Bistro and Outdoor Activities
• Go Horse Riding
• Baxters Highland Village for some shopping, a bowl of their famous soup, and a pancake with ice cream and toffee sauce…..
• Visit the only mill in Scotland to transform fibre to finished product at Johnstons Cashmere Visitor Centre and Shop (also good for homebakes!!)
• The kids would love the WDCS Wildlife Centre at Spey Bay
• Play golf at the Championship Course at Moray Golf Club, Lossie, or Elgin Golf Club or one of the other numerous links or inland courses around the area.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Wendy C.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
21 May 2017
Years listed:
9
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Dutch


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Jun 2007. Located in Moray, it has 45 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £380 to £700.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 May 2017.

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“Lovely well equipped cottage in excellent location”

Reviewed 19 Jan 2017

This is an ideal base for exploring Lossiemouth and the adjacent Moray coastline, both east and west. The welcome pack of groceries was very useful on arrival, and instructions for access were clear and helpful. January can be very cold, so the warmth and comfort of the cottage were greatly appreciated. Proximity to beach and riverside walks were great for our dog, and for us! Easy access to the town centre (10 minutes walk) made this a great location. The only minor issues we had were with some of the fire controls (we got there!) and quite a soft double bed. Our overall impressions and experience were very favourable, and we would happily return.

Owner's reply: Thank you John, so glad you liked the cottage. Must say I find the fire a little complicated too, which is why we made the step by step photo instructions. Hope to see you back in Lossie again sometime! Wendy

“Stunning cozy cottage”

Reviewed 3 Dec 2016

Seatown Cottage is lovely in perfect location next to the beach and short waterside walk to a great choice of places to eat. Everything we needed & more plus a very thoughtful welcome pack. We stayed here in December and the cottage was lovely & warm with 2 cozy gas flame fires as well as central heating & comfy bed. We loved our break here in this beautiful cottage.

“Mrs”

Reviewed 26 Nov 2016

Excellent accommodation, couldn't have asked for more from the cottage, well equipped kitchen, comfortable furnishings, lovely welcome pack. Will definitely visit again.

“Mrs”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2016

Great holiday home will back. It was ideal with the dog and we walked he beach daily and she loved it. The cottage was well equipped nd was easy access to local amenities.

Owner's reply: Thanks for the review Elaine! Really appreciate it, and glad you enjoyed your stay.

“Back Again.”

Reviewed 1 Jul 2013

This is the 3rd year running we have stayed in this superb cottage in beautiful Lossiemouth,and its still 5*. Everything we needed in the kitchen.Excellent welcome pack,so good we had a pack of bacon,pack of butter,tea,sugar,milk(litre bottle),jam,etc,etc. Red hot water 24/7,t.v in lounge and kitchen/diner. 3 mins walk to beach. Best cottage ever stayed in,and dog friendly too(we have 2 Bearded Collies) All in all,superb,recommend this to everybody! Back next year,god willing !

“Our Scottish home away from home!”

Reviewed 11 Jun 2013

We loved our stay at Seatown Cottage in a beautiful location just across from the beach in Lossiemouth, with lovely views from the windows. We love this part of Scotland, and finding this gem of a holiday cottage was a special treat. It has lovely decor and everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The home was very clean and the welcome pack of food is a lovely touch. We will certainly go back again, as have many others before us.

“Relaxing break in lovely cottage ,we can't wait to return!”

Reviewed 10 Jun 2013

Seatown cottage is well situated for visiting coastline along the MorayFirth The cottage is very comfortable and clean and has all you require for your stay ,with little extras provided including a welcome pack on arrival which is a lovely touch. Situated so close to the East beach and local amenities its in a good position for a relaxing stay and we can't wait to return!

“As good as ever”

Reviewed 12 May 2013

As you could guess from the title we have been before and will no doubt go again. Cottage is always spotless, comfortable and warm. A particularly nice touch is the welcome pack which is always appreciated. Although the cottage does not have a fenced garden (this is the only reason it doesn't get 5 stars), being over the road from the beach it is excellent for dog owners. We love this cottage, it's our home from home in Moray.

“Wonderful family break in excellent accommodation.”

Reviewed 4 Mar 2013

This is an extremely comfortable cottage. The owners have thought of everything to make stay easy, from the welcome pack down to all essentials in kitchen and soap etc in bathroom. Our family rented the cottage next door, great idea as we all had our own space! The beach is literally across the road and the sun would appear to shine on Lossiemouth all the time, wonderful climate even in February.

“Stunning Cottage, excellent location”

Reviewed 8 Jan 2013

We stayed at Seatown cottage for a week over christmas whilst visiting family in Lossiemouth. What a charming cottage, we were accompanied by our daughter and son-in-law and found the cottage had plenty of room for us all. It is very well equipped and the beds were very comfortable, excellent quality quilts, pillows and bedding. There is every facility provided, including dish washer tablets, washing powder etc etc. Off road parking is provided and even a locked shed contains outside furniture, BBQ etc. The two "living rooms" are lovely, both with comfy furniture to seat everyone, we favoured the kitchen diner with the views of the sea. It was lovely to wake up, open the curtains and enjoy the sea views whilst still laid in bed. Seatown is in an ideal position, a few minutes walk from shops, restaurants and the harbour. Free access to WiFi was an added bonus. We will have no hesitation about revisiting this lovely cottage. Christmas tree was a lovely touch too !!

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