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Luxury, Fully Renovated Seaside Cottage, Comfortably Sleeps 7 w/All Mod Cons

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Cottage in Cullen, Grampian, Scotland - Luxuriously Appointed Seaside Cottage, Sleeping 7.

A luxuriously appointed, fully renovated fisherman's cottage a stone's throw from the lovely beach in Cullen Bay. Comfortably sleeps seven and is ideal for couples and families of all ages. The cottage is perfectly suitable for visitors who may not be so mobile. Aired and heated all year round, our cottage is exactly as we would wish any property to be that we ourselves would rent. We use the cottage ourselves when we come up to surf and you can expect every feature and luxury that we have in our main house in Edinburgh. A romantic getaway or a quiet holiday with little toddlers or an action packed adventure for older kids, our cottage is the perfect base to explore all that Cullen and the Moray Firth have to offer.

Douglas Thomson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
6 April, 2017

About Douglas Thomson

Our own family cottage that we rent out now that our surfing teenager has other interests. Been coming to this area for more years than we care to remember, so know all the locals and the way life is in this part of the world.

Douglas Thomson purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Douglas Thomson chose Moray

Ten years ago. Needed a base for surfing on the Maray coast - nowhere better. Fantastic relaxing part of the country, but only a short drive to Aberdeen or Inverness for the big city feel. The weather always seems to be kind and the beaches are amongst the best in Europe - handy when the cottage is only 100m to our beach.

What makes this cottage unique

Luxury and especially important, effective central heating and wood burning stoves! Aired and heated throughout the year, so none of that damp feel of so many cottages. Kitted out to the highest standard, you can even do your own cordon bleu cooking in our fabulous kitchen and then sit down round the huge dining table and talk about the next day's plans. Or relax in the huge bath upstairs or have a game of Scrabble in front of the wood burning stoves. On that odd occasion of poor weather, just stay in and be nice and warm. Unlimited superfast fibe optic broadband included.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Didn't want to leave, it's just so nice here, even granny loved it.

Fabulous - love the stoves.

Everything you need for your perfect break - we'll be back next year.
Jan 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cullen in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor has an easy access shower room which is perfect for cooling down after a day of soaking up the sun on Cullen beach! Upstairs has the luxurious family bathroom with a huge bath for a long, relaxing soak.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor has a twin bedroom with easy access for the less mobile. Upstairs has a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a traditional cabin bed that everyone will want to sleep in!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: A spacious property for a perfect relaxing holiday. Ideal for the family to be together, but with sufficient space to not being on top of one another. You'll not want to leave at the end of your stay in one of the most luxuriously appointed holiday cottages on the Moray Coast. Outside: Small sun trap courtyard at the rear with charcoal bbq, table and chairs and a pull-out clothes drier for washing and drying wetsuits. Even if it's cool, you'll still want to wrap up and sit outside with a glass of wine in the evening - we do it all year round! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxurious white bath towels, beach towels and all bed linen is provided. The cottage is cleaned for your arrival and on your departure.


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Great cottage - everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped & spacious, homely cottage. Plenty of games for the kids - who all loved the cabin bed! Superb kitchen. We had a great holiday & would definitely book again. Highly recommended. The Dunn Family, Warrington, Cheshire.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent location first class accommodation

  • 5 of 5

My third time at this property and as on previous occasions was not a let down

It's a first class accommodation for location

And sightseeing,as close to the beach as you can get which is very child friendly,had a wonderful time and will be returning..

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The cottage was lovely and we had a fabulous time in Cullen!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely with everything we needed and was a great base to come back to. We had a fantastic time in Cullen and definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50% payment as deposit to confirm booking. Balance to be paid 8 weeks before booking date. Payment in full for booking less than 8 weeks in advance. Cheque or bank transfer accepted. No client damage deposit required.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover. Arrival after 4pm on Saturday. Departure by 10am on Saturday.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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