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

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

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!). Should you wish to make a booking please click on "Enquire Now" and send us an email. We hope that once you have visited Stonehaven you will feel like us and want to keep coming back!

More Details

Owner
Frances
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2017

About Frances

Hi

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

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • 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:
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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

STONEHAVEN - Enjoy Contemporary Style Living in 3 Bed Apartment 80m From Sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

Absolutely amazing best holiday home by far!

  • 5 of 5

Absoultely stunning apartment with fabulous attention to detail in every room - gorgeous location, just a stone's throw from the beautiful beach and boardwalk x we will be back hopefully if we can get in x thank you for looking after us so well

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the fab review. We love Stonehaven and our aim is for our guests to have a great holiday and want to come back.
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5

Nice central flat in lovely seaside town

  • 5 of 5

We rented this flat for its central position as we were attending the local folk festival. It was a wonderfull surprise, very modern, compact, clean and well cared for. Frances, the owner, certainly knows how to look after her guests with little treats and surprises throughout.

The appliances in the kitchen covered all needs and the fridge was extremely well stocked. Good quality beds and nice bathroom with bath/shower. Long term parking can be easily found in surrounding streets. Altogether, a very good flat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. As you say we are very central which is great and there is no problem with parking.
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5

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
Owner's Response: Thanks for the fab review. As you say the location of the flat is perfect with everything nearby. The walk to the castle is stunning and is a "must do" for anyone coming to Stoney!.
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5

FANTASTIC ACCOMMODATION WITH MANY EXTRAS

  • 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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5

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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Location

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

80 metres from sea and promenade. Beautiful sandy beaches along the coastline from Aberdeen to Lunan Bay (one of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland) - all within 30 minutes drive.

Travel:

Aberdeen airport is approx 20 miles from Stonehaven.

Railway station which provides good links both north and south of the town is a pleasant 15 minute walk.

Bus rank 5 minute walk which services surrounding villages as well as to further afield.

Taxi rank 2 minute walk.

Distances:

Aberdeen 15 miles north which can be reached by either car, bus, train or taxi.

Montrose 25 minutes drive south and can be reached by car, bus or train.

Dundee 45 minutes drive south and can be reached by car, bus or train.

Glasgow and Edinburgh can both be accessed by rail for a day trip.

Further Details:

Local quirky shops, numerous restaurants, hotels, small supermarkets, coffee shops, banks and even a small post office all on your doorstep. Tourist Information Centre across the road (closed winter months re-opens April 2015). Adventure playground, skate park and leisure centre with indoor pool, bowling, putting and tennis all within a 5-10 minute walk. Art Deco Olympic Sized Heated Open Air Pool (open summer months only with weekly midnight swims) 5-10 minute walk along promenade.

Events in Stonehaven include: The Feein' Market (June), Folk Festival (July), Highland Games (July), the Harbour Festival (August), The Real Ale Festival (November) as well as the world famous New Year Fireball Ceremony and Open Air in the Square concerts.

Aberdeen is easily accessible and great for a day trip. Also known as "The Granite City and Oil Capital of Europe” it has so much to offer the tourist, from wandering through the historic merchant quarter, enjoying a picnic at one of the many beautiful parks, making sandcastles at the beach, sampling the delights of one of the many restaurants or dancing the night away at one of the night clubs.

Altens & Tullos Industrial Estates sit at the south of Aberdeen city and is 20 minutes by car so the property is ideal for anyone on short stay business trips.

To the South Montrose is a 25 minutes drive where you can visit the Visitor Centre at Montrose Basin opened by the Scottish Wildlife Trust and open all year round. A must for all bird watchers.

Royal Deeside which is amongst the most beautiful places in Scotland and runs between Banchory and Braemar. This area is the home of many fine castles including the royal Balmoral Castle and Crathes Castle.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Stonehaven, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 8
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
£550
 
 
Rate 9
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
£500
 
 
Rate 10
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
£450
 
 
Rate 11
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
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3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£500
 

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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