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Single Storey Building With Rural Views Can Sleep Up To 6 - Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage in Cullen, Grampian, Scotland - Peaceful Location, 5 Minute Drive To Beach

We  are  Pet  Friendly  to Well Mannered Pets.

Hillview Bothy is a converted single storey building, with beautiful country views,  in  the rural area of Deskford, Moray, North East Scotland.

The property is fully furnished providing bright and pleasant accommodation.

Hillview is 4 miles from the seaside village of Cullen, which has lovely sandy beaches, the  area  also offers the Whisky Trail, Golf, Fishing, Wildlife Watching and lots of places for  Walkers.

Aberdeen and Inverness are equal distance, both having airports.

The area has plenty of restaurants, pubs and takeaways for you to enjoy. 

We have a No Smoking Policy         

More Details

Jan Hickman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

About Jan Hickman

Ian & I moved to Scotland in 2010 from Southern England, to semi-retire. We live at Hillview with our 2 dogs, a 12 year old Labrador, 5 year old lab/cross. 2 cats, 4 hens.

Jan Hickman purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Jan Hickman chose Moray

We found Hillview one evening whilst out for a drive. One of the reasons we purchased this property was the large kitchen with outstanding views across the countryside. The area is mainly agricultural with fields of barley surrounding us and it's lovely in September watching all the harvesting going on. Springtime is also lovely seeing all the new born lambs in the area. We are only 4 miles from the sandy beaches of Cullen, where you can often see the dolphins swimming in the summer.

What makes this cottage unique

Peace and tranquility, we welcome well mannered pets. Building is all on one floor for anybody who has difficulties with stairs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guest Comments
May 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Buckie in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower / hand basin / WC / Heated Towel Rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms both with Double Beds) Double bed settee in lounge Notes on bedrooms: 2 double beds in 2 bedrooms
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Utility Room: N / A Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed Linen and Towels provided. Please bring own beach towels, Other: N / A

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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)


Hillview Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at Hillview - the cottage is cosy but with a modern kitchen and all the facilities you would need on a holiday. The kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms were well equipped and clean, and Ian and Jan were very welcoming and helpful without being intrusive.

Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Hillveiw Bothy

  • 5 of 5

I can thoroughly recommend this cottage which is located in Deskford an ideal location for visiting the Moray coast and beyond. I stayed here with my mother who is wheelchair bound and the spacious layout of the property made it easy to manoeuvre her around inside. The property is clean and well maintained and kitchen is well equipped . Jan & Ian are welcoming hosts .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for us a nice review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and the cottage was comfortable for you and your mum. We hope to see you again. Ian & Jan
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Home from home. Roberta and Morgan

  • 5 of 5

Hillview Bothy is a real home from home situated in Deskford. This is ideal for visiting the Moray Coastline and the inland whisky trails.

Although pet friendly, (which is important for us) the Bothy is clean, bright and very modern. It is well furnished and has all the kitchen equipment you will need. No need to take the kitchen sink.😄 Ian and Jan the owners are wonderful people who make you feel very welcome. A tray of home baking, teas, coffee and a carton of milk await your arrival.

We have stayed there 5 times and love the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside but know that we are not far from the rolling coastline. Best of both worlds. I would totally recommend this beautiful holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cottage... Stunning Location...

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in this cottage which has absolutely everything you need to enjoy your break. We were greeted to a warm welcome from Jan to include delicious homebaking plus all basic essentials - milk, tea and coffee. The decor is lovely and the beds very comfy. There is plenty outdoor space to enjoy the stunning views and Cullen is only a five minute drive away. We took our four legged friend with us and the garden was very secure with plenty of lovely walks nearby. There is excellent wi fi provision too. I would highly recommend a stay here and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

Home from home lovely Cottage - really spacious, clean with everything you need. Fabulous views across the rolling hills of Deskford. Only about 3 miles from the seaside at Cullen.

Nothing was too much trouble for Jan and Ian. There's even a washing machine so you don't have to pack loads of clothes!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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warm welcome...great stay..beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We had the warmest welcome at this beautiful cottage by the Owners Jan & Ian, who ensured nothing was to much trouble and greeted us with home made cakes and scones. ..and not forgetting our 4 legged friends Holly & Jet.

The cottage has everything you need for the most comfortable stay and a lovely countryside location means all of Moray's beautiful scenery and villages are near to hand.

For your comfort and pleasure the dining table is situated to give you spectacular country views whilst you dine.

There are 2 Bedrooms which we found freshly decorated with pristine cleanliness and both able to accommodate 2 easily.

The shower room /bathroom, is probably one of the best I have used during any break.

We will definitely be returning again and would recommend anyone visiting the area to pay Hill View Cottage a visit...enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
21 May 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

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Booking Notes:
Deposit 25% on booking and balance to be paid 14 days before arrival date.

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