Gardenstown, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Description of 64 CrovieCrovie is a historic 200 year old fishing village near Gardenstown on the Moray Firth, uniquely nestled between the sea and the hillside with no access for cars. It is located close to the village of Pennan, used in the film Local Hero.
Crovie is the ideal place to relax and get away from it all, with stunning views and abundant bird and sealife.
64 Crovie benefits from facing the sea with direct views from the downstairs windows. It is located near the end of the village so a barrow is provided for transporting luggage and shopping !
The cottage provides cosy accommodation for 4 and is very well equipped, with all you need for a comfortable stay. Downstairs is a lounge with open fire, TV and DVD, a large kitchen/dining room with woodburner and compact shower room. The kitchen has a built in cooker, and microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer. In the dining area, a large pine dining table seats 6 and a CD player, board games are provided for visitor use.
Upstairs are two large bedrooms both with twin beds and windows onto the hillside behind the cottage. Electric heaters are available in all rooms.
In front of the cottage a wooden bench is provided and other outdoor seating is available in the cottage, so you can sit and watch the world go by and look out for the Moray Firth dophins which frequent the area.
Features of 64 Crovie
Local InformationCrovie is a bird watchers paradise and it is close to the RSPB reserve at Troup Head – Scotlands' only gannet colony. There are number of boat/fishing trips available around the coast from Banff to see the birds and variety of marine life in the area including seals and if you are lucky - the Moray Firth Dolphins. Further afield, there are a variety of activities including quiet beaches, golf courses, castles and whisky distilleries. There is a pub and cafe in Gardenstown, where you can walk to around the cliffs (15 mins) and a Spa at the top of Gardenstown. For major supermarkets and other shops, Banff is the nearest centre 7 miles from the cottage. A file is kept in the cottage with further information on local attractions.
Accessibility DetailsThe property is not suitable for wheelchair users or disabled.
Car parking is at one end of the village and is a 15 minute walk from the cottage.
NotesFull weeks only Saturday to Saturday.
ChangeoverArrival can be anytime after 5pm on saturday and departure should be by 11am. This is to allow enough time in between lets, particularly in the summer.
Booking ConditionsA deposit of 10% is taken on booking and the balance is due 4 weeks before holiday date.
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Location details for 64 Crovie
(All distances and times are approximations)
Getting HereCrovie is located around 7 miles from Banff on the Moray firth in Aberdeenshire. It is best accessed by car as local buses are infrequent. The nearest airport is Aberdeen, located around 50 miles from Crovie.