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STONEHAVEN - Enjoy Contemporary Style Living in 3 Bed Apartment 80m From Sea

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment in Stonehaven, Grampian, Scotland - Bright, Stylish, Recently Modernised and Central In Historic Town

Only 80 metres from the sea and promenade, you can relax and feel at home in our stylish, recently modernised 3 bedroom listed apartment. The first floor accommodation is on two floors with bright, spacious open plan kitchen/dining /living room area and single cosy bedroom situated on the first floor. Living space/dining area provides adequate seating and the luxury of a SMART TV with Bluray/DVD player. Free wifi is also provided. Our lovingly and painstakingly restored staircase leads up to a bright, stylish twin bedroom with wall mounted TV/DVD player as well as a further attractive double bedroom with luxury bedding, tasteful decor and SMART TV. Our recently modernised bathroom offering our guests the use of complimentary products is also located on the upper floor.

No car is necessary, as soon as you walk out the front door, everything is on your doorstep – lovely local little shops in which to browse in, cafes, restaurants, banks, small supermarkets, everything you could wish for. Have a gentle stroll via the scenic route along the promenade, stopping off at Molly’s for a delicious home cooked breakfast, lunch or dinner, or pay a visit next door from Molly's to the Bay Fish and Chip shop (brilliant fresh fish and worth the wait!) You may simply want to relax with a leisurely coffee at the Waterfront Cafe offering dramatic sea views or treat yourself to afternoon tea at Arduthie House which offers delicious home baking. If you prefer sample some fine dining at one of Scotland’s best seafood restaurants, The Tolbooth (booking essential) overlooking the picturesque, historic harbour or just sit by the sea with an ice-cream from Aunt Betty’s – (toppings a must!) and soak in the atmosphere, whilst dolphin spotting. Further restaurants, cafes, bars, ice-cream shops, fish and chip shops (including the Carron famous for its deep fried Mars bars) can be found in the surrounding streets and are too numerous to mention you will just keep finding them!

For the children there is the adventure playground, teenagers the skate park and don’t forget to bring your swimming costume for a quick splash in our famous Art Deco Olympic sized heated out-door pool (summer months only) and offering midweek midnight swims. The leisure centre has an indoor pool open all year. We also have a bowling green, putting and tennis courts – there is something for everyone.

If you are feeling energetic you can walk up through Bervie Braes towards Dunnottar Castle - well worth the climb as once at the top the view on a nice day is amazing of Stonehaven Bay. A further five minute walk and passing the war memorial, you will see our iconic Dunnottar Castle in the distance a spectacular fortress ruins where you can take in the breathtaking awesome scenery, imagining life in the 15th century (Part of Hamlet was filmed here starring Mel Gibson) and a “must” visit. There is a road-train which operates in the summer months from the Market Square if you don’t feel like walking.

Stonehaven also has one of the oldest golf courses in Scotland which straddles the Highland Fault Line and offers scenic views across Stonehaven Bay towards Dunnottar (visitors welcome any time). Nearby, the sandstone cliffs of Fowlsheugh hold one of Scotland's largest sea bird colonies.

We have chosen to continue advertising the way that Owners Direct previously offered and therefore have not taken up the option of on-line bookings which is being offered as an alternative since Owners Direct has come under new ownership. We prefer to liaise direct with our guests and therefore you will not incur any surcharges. All contact will be direct with ourselves (either by phone 07746482324 or email) which we guarantee you will be satisfied with (you only have to read our reviews!). We hope that once you have visited Stonehaven you will feel like us and want to keep coming back!

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Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

About Frances


Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile.

I was born and brought up in Aberdeen 15 miles to the north of Stonehaven so over the years have had many trips to this seaside town and a lot of happy memories. Due to work I had to move away but still have many friends and relatives in this area and visit regularly. I was lucky enough to purchase this property in 2013 and still can't believe it! I love Stonehaven and hope that after your visit you too will see why.

Frances purchased this apartment in 2013


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stonehaven, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern newly fitted family bathroom with full size bath and overhead shower with shower screen. Towel rails and accessories as well as the use of complimentary bath products.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 on upper floor with standard double bed and SMART TV Bedroom 2 on upper floor with twin beds and wall mounted TV/DVD player Bedroom 3 on first floor with single bed (only suitable for people less than 6ft) and offering ample storage
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Home from home. Welcome pack. The use of complimentary bathroom products. SMART TV and Bluray/DVD player in living area. Free wifi is also provided. Jigsaws, cards, DVDs for rainy days. Wall mounted TV/DVD player in twin bedroom. SMART TV in double bedroom. Central heating and electricity included. Newly modernised spacious kitchen with all mod cons including separate fridge and freezer. Ample storage throughout. Please note we operate a strictly no smoking policy and regrettably no pets are allowed. Outside: Restricted on-street parking throughout the day beside the property and unrestricted within 100 yards. There is also a car-park in the Market Square a minute's walk away. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen included but please bring your own beach towels.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)


First time in Stonehaven

  • 5 of 5

This was the most amazing flat I have rented! The owner went above, and beyond, to make us feel as though it truly was our home away from home! The location was central to everything you could possibly need while visiting Stonehaven, and the flat was beautiful. I would GREATLY recommend this flat and location! Beautiful location and the hike to Dunnottar from Stonehaven Harbour was worth every step to get there. But warning, the scenery is stunning!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is of an extremely high standard, spotlessly clean and with very good quality fixtures and fittings. Many, many little extras around the place such as lovely toiletries, a well stocked fridge to be used with the owner's compliments, and concise information on the area. We would have no hesitation in booking the property again in future.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Our aim is to make our place a "home from home" and for our guests to be able to relax and unwind after a day's sightseeing. Hope to see you again.
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This is a fantastic holiday let which I would highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in Stonehaven and the property was ideally situated to see all the places of interest in the area. We would definitely stay here again as the service second to none

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review which is appreciated. As you say the property is in a great location for all places of interest in the area. Look forward to welcoming you back again.
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Wonderful Holiday Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in Stonehaven. The area is so beautiful. Frances was an amazing hostess she made sure we had everything we needed. The cottage is cozy and the beds were very comfortable. Great places to eat near by but if you want to stay in the kitchen is well stocked. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was delighted to welcome you as my first American guests and glad you enjoyed your stay. As you say Stonehaven really is a wonderful place and hope you will come back and visit again.
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Short winter break

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best self catering properties we have ever stayed in. The owner (Frances) had thought of every detail, and the accommodation was exceptionally comfortable and well equipped, with lots of extra little touches. The location was also great - right in the middle of the town, and a 2 minute walk from the lovely beach. Communication with the owner was great. She provided lots of information, and was very helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. As you say we are in a great location with everything on our doorstep. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future
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Deserved 5 star rating for this apartment.

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked into this apartment we felt completely at home it has such a calming atmosphere about it. The whole apartment is tastefully decorated and exceptionally clean. The kitchen is well equipped with all the facilities you’d expect from a kitchen and the necessary utensils, crockery etc. The fridge was stocked with essentials such as milk, butter and juice, along with a few luxury items which was a lovely surprise, there’s also a cupboard with basics such as pasta, cereal, soup etc, so no need to rush to the shops on arrival. The lounge is comfortable with a smart TV and games for children. The bedrooms are beautifully done out with plenty of storage space for clothes etc. The bathroom has a great shower and the bath is deep, ideal for a good soak after the long walk to Dunnotter Castle – which we would highly recommend. There is a book with detail of things to do in the area which was useful to us as well as all the essential information regarding the apartment if you needed it. Frances is the perfect host, a quick call on arrival to make sure everything is ok and assurance that if you need anything she’s available to contact by phone. The personalised gifts were a lovely touch, and the bath bomb was just the ticket after a day out. Stonehaven itself is a lovely place to be, long strolls on the beach, plenty of restaurants, bars, fish and chip shops, a small supermarket, gift shops and ‘Aunty Bettys’ which is a must. If ever we were in the vicinity again we wouldn’t hesitate in re-booking. We’d highly recommend this apartment which is absolutely deserved of its 5 star rating.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your fab comments and I am glad you enjoyed your stay both in our apartment and in Stonehaven itself which really is a lovely place. Our aim is for our guests to relax and feel and home and want to come back and visit again!
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 8
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 8
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 9
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 10
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 11
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please contact me direct on 07746482324 to answer any questions before submitting an enquiry. Payment to be made in full 6 weeks prior to booking or by prior agreement should this be a last minute booking. £100 deposit required on initial booking which will automatically be converted to a security/damage deposit. It is a stipulation of the booking that guests must sign and agree to terms and conditions which will be sent to them at the time of booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible so please contact me direct and we will try and meet your needs. Please also contact me if you wish to discuss shorter rents at quieter periods. Departure 10.00 a.m. Arrival 4 p.m.

OD offers guests two options; online bookings or by contacting the owner direct. We have chosen to administer our bookings personally with the method of payment being bank transfer through a reputable Bank thus giving the guest complete security and not incurring any further surcharges. Full balance is required to be paid six weeks prior to let. Please email or telephone for further info.

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