Situated in the heart of the friendly and welcoming village of Portknockie is this detached stone-built fisherman's cottage offering smart and extremely comfortable accommodation. With lots of space spread out over two floors, SLATER'S is a traditional Grade C listed property in the conservation part of Portknockie. For many years a general hardware store owned by the Slater family, this is an ideal venue for a large family or group of friends who want to explore the fabulous North East coastline of Scotland. At ground floor level there is the sumptuous master bedroom with en-suite facilities and also a cosy stacker bedroom that can double up as a snug, with a PlayStation 3 and games to keep the children (and adults) very happy indeed. The sitting/dining room has a welcoming woodburning stove to ensure cosy nights in and relaxed meals around the dining table. The contemporary kitchen has a breakfast area and every appliance necessary to allow for the easy preparation of great meals. An external door from the kitchen gives access to the private patio at the rear of the cottage, a great place for quiet morning coffee or a pre-dinner glass of wine. The upper floor has a bright, fresh shower room and also a double and twin bedroom both benefiting from large bay windows providing pretty views across the rooftops to the sea, or to watch the sun setting over the Caithness Hills. Being centrally situated there is easy access to the local shops, pub, hotel, chip shop and the lovely harbour, with its outdoor swimming pool for children to enjoy during the summer months. This part of Scotland has many pretty villages dotted along the rugged coastline. The Moray Firth is famous for its jumping dolphins and they can be seen from land or by taking one of the many boat trips out onto the open sea. Walkers and wildlife spotters will be in paradise; there’s so much to see and experience in this delightful corner of Scotland. This wonderful cottage will ensure a fabulous holiday for all!
Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor single with single pull-out stacker bed. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
Amenities for Rental
Gas central heating with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 1 x TV with Freeview HD and 1 x HD TV for DVD/PS3 use only, DVD, CD/radio, PlayStation 3, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Roadside parking for 3 cars beside cottage, on first come first served basis
Lockable bike storage
Patio with furniture
One well-behaved dog welcome, to be kept in kitchen only
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 2 mins walk
Coast 1 min walk
Note: Sloping ceilings in first floor bedrooms.
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