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STB 4* Free WiFi Large Property & Garden Ideal for family functions

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 large bedrooms each with own bathroom. Child secure patio. Sleeps 8. Ideal for friends & families. Close to golf and on whisky trail.

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Award

This is a no smoking and no pets property.

Children are welcome but no cots or high chairs are provided. There is plenty of room for the cots to be in the bedrooms.

The property is situated on the outskirts of New Elgin and has been designed for family/friends to holiday together without sharing bathroom facilities. Particular attention has been paid to the design for multiple use of facilities. For instance the hot water supply is pressurised and all three showers can be used together with no loss of pressure.

All three bedrooms are spacious and self contained and have hair dryers and are as follows:

Bedroom 1;

Super king size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required. Bedside tables, wardrobe, chest of drawers and tub chair. Large bathroom with bath and shower over plus hand basin and WC. Also contains wicker chair and free standing cabinet for personal toiletries.

Bedroom 2;

Super king size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required with bedside tables, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and tub chair. Bathroom contains double shower, hand basin and WC. Bathroom cabinet for personal toiletries.

Bedroom 3;

King size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required. Two further full size single beds in alcove. Walk-in wardrobe with shelves plus chest of drawers, bedside tables. Large bathroom with bath and shower over plus hand basin and WC. Free standing cabinet for personal toiletries.

Family room;

Seats 9 comfortably on three chesterfields. Contains large screen TV connected to internet with blu ray player. Large supply of books and games are located in coffee table. There is a wood burning stove for use from September to April with a box of logs supplied.


The large oak table seats 8. The kitchen is fully equipped such that one could cook a full roast meal for 8 or more if one so desired when on holiday! There is a a 6 ring cooker with twin fan assisted ovens and a grill as well as a microwave oven. All manner of pots, pans and utensils are supplied including electronic kitchen scales. There is a full size dish washer and fridge. The freezer is located in the utility room. There is also an internet connected TV in this room plus a stereo radio with iPod docking and CD player.

Utility Room

This is fully tiled with high level pegs for drying walking/cycling/golf clothing. There is a washing machine and separate dryer plus a sink. There is an additional WC off the utility room.


There is a child proof patio consisting of a lower area which is paved and an upper area which is grassed and has a picnic table which seats 8. There is a BBQ supplied but the charcoal is not supplied. There is also a circular patio table and chairs plus a bench in this area.

To the front of the property is a large lawn which is ideal for games and less than 100 yards up the road is a very well equipped play area.

There is sufficient car parking for 5 cars on the drive.

More Details

Sheila Robertson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Elgin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 1. Spacious with WC, basin, bath with thermostatically temperature controlled shower over. Bathroom 2. Large, (2 person!) shower, WC and basin Bathroom 3. As bathroom 1. All three bathrooms can be in use together with no loss of water pressure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Super King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles Bedroom 2 Super King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles Bedroom 3 King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles. Two adult single beds in alcove.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Accommodation and facilities have been designed to allow family/friends to be independent of each other yet have the ability to cook main meals and eat together. The property is ideal if one is visiting family nearby as the property is large enough to accommodate 25/30 people for a party/reception and even more if one wishes to bring and erect gazebo. Several guests have made repeat bookings for just this scenario. Outside: There is a large lawn to the front of the property and a child secure patio and grassed area to the side and rear. There is a charcoal BBQ (charcoal not supplied) and circular table with sun umbrella & 8 chairs plus bench. The patio is secluded and gets evening sun whilst the grassed area gets it most of the day. (The property gets sun all day.) Utility Room: One wall of the utility room is a splash wall with a vertical radiator and hooks for drying wet clothes and an outside tap for muddy shoes/boots. There is sink, washing machine, tumble dryer & freezer. A WC and handbasin off this room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned and towels & linen changed weekly. For shorter rentals there is a full clean and towel & linen change after every rental. Maid service can be obtained if required at extra cost. Other: The kitchen/diner has a solid oak table which seats 8 with a matching sideboard containing all glasses mats etc. There is a second wall mounted TV.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

STB 4* Free WiFi Large Property & Garden Ideal for family functions
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Fabulous place, warm, welcoming and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Arrived late in the evening to find the outside lights on and access exactly as described.

The house was warm and welcoming and even better than the pictures portray.

I stayed with 3 very elderly relatives and access by the front door was fine and once in the house everything was easy for them and myself.

The kitchen was a dream to cook in and very comfy to sit in at the end of the day exploring and plan the next.

Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your review, which was much appreciated. I am glad it worked well for your relatives, and I look forward to welcoming you back on a return visit one day!
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Fabulous holiday cottage with all mod cons

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home had everything we needed for the perfect holiday. The owners were amazing and provided fabulous customer service and care throughout the whole process. We will definitely stay here again. One of the best properties we have stayed in throughout the world.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Adequate and recommendable

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place! We, 5 single adults, stayed for 4 nights. The house was exactly as described and served us very well indeed.

It looks totally new, everything was clean, big and beautiful. The kitchen was fully equipped, so cooking was a dream. Outdoor seating and garden were lovely.

The place is just few minutes from a big supermarket and the location in superb for traveling to the Speyside distilleries and to the seaside. Elgin town is also nice.

Thank you Shiela!

Gustaf Tengstal

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal base to tour the Speyside distilleries

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 5 from two from Devon and 3 from Hong Kong.

The property was superbly equipped and we had everything we needed to self cater for our 10 day stay.It was spacious, light and airy and beautifully clean.The 3 large king-size bedrooms all had their own bathrooms so there was plenty of privacy.The spacious kitchen had a family sized table and there was plenty of comfortable seating in the lounge.The garden was beautifully kept with room for outdoor dining.

Elgin is a pleasant town with every amenity.We enjoyed visits to the seaside town of Lossiemouth,Ballindaloch Castle,the Keith to Dufftown Railway and the numerous distilleries around Speyside.

All in all a very good holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property, very spacious

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in the house twice with the University of Aberdeen Golf Club. Owner very easy to deal with and very quick to provide all details regarding house. Well situated for Elgin and surrounding areas. Plenty of room for 8 guys to share, would definitely recommend. Hope to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean, modern, well equipped cottage, location is directly off roundabout at top of New Elgin, with access to a choice of local amenities. Sheila has catered for every need you will have through your stay, the cottage is warm with a log burner at you disposal if you are looking for a romantic week away. We were a party of 4 adults and two children plenty of room for more!! Great stay, like home from home, would recommend to all , brilliant place with great garden for small ones to play safely.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found everything you needed. We have tried to make the house as easy to use and 'friendly' as possible and you obviously enjoyed your stay. Maybe you'll come back and stay again?
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
The Lecht Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary


Drive time to Lossiemouth is 10-15 minutes. There are excellent beach walks from this location.


Nearest airport is Inverness 35 miles away. Aberdeen airport is 65 miles.

Car hire is available from both locations.

A car is essential for this property

Further Details:

1 mile from Asda store which is open 24/7! (Yes even all day Sundays)

Thus it is no problem to purchase provisions.

We always leave welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, sugar and wine!

Plus shortbread biscuits. Condiments are on site and all we ask that if one runs out then it is replaced.

Umbrellas are available in the vestibule.

There is plenty of parking. Four or five cars on the drive and loads of room in the cul de sac.


Rates & Availability

Elgin Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 3
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Rate 3
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Rate 1
Oct 21 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required with booking
Full payment required 30 days before occupation
Payment can be by Credit Card, Paypal, bank transfer or cheque. (If cheque, payment required 40 days prior to occupation)

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday during peak periods.
Shorter rentals, (minimum 3 nights) are available at other times and changeover days are negotiable.
NOTE: If the property is not let one calendar month prior to the required date in the peak period then last minute 3 day rental is acceptable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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