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    Tasteful Banchory Lodge

    Property ref: S81926

    • Bedrooms 3

    • Sleeps 6

    • Baths 2

    • Pets 1

    • Wifi Yes

    • Hot tub Yes

    • Reviews (9)

    About this property

    After a busy day exploring the area on foot or by bike, relax in your very own hot tub and enjoy the views.
    This spacious detached lodge, with its own private hot tub, is set in a wonderful position, on a lodge park with other properties nearby, and with fantastic views over Cairn o’ Mount. The stylishly furnished, open-plan layout takes full advantage of the setting with an enclosed decking area perfect for dining out whilst enjoying the fabulous views. Relax in the private hot tub after a busy day touring or climbing one of the many hills and munros in the area. In the heart of Royal Deeside near Strachan, it is a perfect setting for a tranquil or action packed family holiday. Nearby Banchory has two golf courses and boasts numerous good shops, eating places and leisure facilities. Slightly further afield is the delightful village of Ballater and Balmoral Castle (open in summer to visitors).
    Fishing on the River Dee, walking amongst beautiful scenery (try Lochnagar or Mount Keen) or cycling on the dedicated paths in the area are just some of the many outdoor activities available in abundance in this magical area. A brilliant base for touring, Royal Deeside begs to be explored with fantastic walks on moor and mountain, river and loch fishing, cycle trails and pony trekking. Strachan is just a 30-minute drive from Aberdeen with its theatres, bars, gardens and shopping centres, and in winter, the ski resorts of Lecht and Cairngorm are easily accessible. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.
    Ground Floor:
    3 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area: With electric fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors leading to decked terrace.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
    Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
    Enclosed decked terrace with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Hot tub for 4 (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

    Accommodation

    Detached Property
    Dishwasher
    Fuel and Power Included
    Golf nearby
    Hot Tubs
    Pets – no charge
    Television
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Washing Machine
    Scottish Cottages
    Open Plan
    Shower Cubicle
    Summer Best Sellers

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    Local amenities

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    • 5 miles
    • Crathes Castle
      5.5 miles
    • Drum Castle
      10 miles
    • Castleton Cafe and Farm Shop
      11.5 miles
    • 14 miles
    • The Bay Fish & Chips
      14.5 miles
    • Stonehaven Beach
      14.5 miles
    • The Marine Hotel
      14.5 miles
    • 15 miles
    • Hazlehead Park
      17 miles

    Reviews (9)

    Melissa ‐ 4 Nov 2018
    "A gorgeous lodge, with outstanding views. Comfortable, clean with every thing you need. Perfect for families. A brilliant location to escape the hustle and bustle. Perfect"
    Doreen ‐ 27 Oct 2018
    "This was my second stay at S81926 and had a fantastic time again. The lodge was immaculate and very well maintained and has everything you need for a great home away from home. We used the hot tub every evening as the sun was setting and again I could not tire of the views from the decking. Maureen, the owner is a lovely lady and extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend this property and I will defo be returning!"
    Julie ‐ 2 Sep 2018
    "We had a wonderful time. The lodge is in a beautiful, scenic setting. There was no welcome pack but there were lots of helpful extras provided in the accommodation. We had a wonderful holiday and would definitely recommend to anyone. Thank you"
    Kevin ‐ 26 Aug 2018
    "Lovely log cabin with superb views, although not normally hot tub users we used most nights as it was easy to operate. Facilities within the log cabin were as expected, although could do with some games and more dvd’s for kids.Also any information on local walks or restaurants would have been handy.ThanksKevin"
    Rachel ‐ 19 Jun 2018
    "We had an amazing time, very relaxing and the owner could not of been more helpful regarding whats in the area and use of facilities! Value for money and the area, Bancory is stunning and the walks are fab :) will be returning for sure!"
    Anne ‐ 8 May 2018
    "Both myself and my Husband have mobility problems and there are steps up to the lodge which we found difficult, but also there was a large step up from the decking at the back. I tripped over that and tore the sole of my slipper and fell onto my Husband who was helping me up the step. I rang the care taker and she said “ what do you want me to do about it “ ? Then she arrived later with her husband and he placed two long planks on top of each other to make a step up, but it just wasn’t suitable for our needs and the care taker gave us a box of Celebrations chocolates to make up for my trip up, but not really sure ?"
    Hulie ‐ 7 Mar 2018
    "We stayed in the cottage for a 2-night weekend and it was lovely! Lots of essentials were provided that we didn’t expect. We had a bit of an issue with the hot-tub temperature (probably our fault) but we very quickly got advice from the owners and managed to fix it.The surrounding is tranquil! We didn’t really venture far so I’m not sure what amenities are like; although Banchory is just 10 minutes away and this seemed to have lots of shops!"
    Zoe ‐ 23 Feb 2018
    "Booked for our honeymoon and all was perfect until we seen people in the field right outside our window shoot dead a stag. Ruined our day 😭"
    Miroslaw ‐ 4 Jan 2018
    "Was great time."

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