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“an escape from hussle. no phone access...”
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Cottage on Road above Harbour
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Cottage on Road above Harbour
Kitchen/Dining Area - Cooker/Washing Machine/Fridge etc Lounge Area with wall mounted TV/DVD
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28 reviews
Cottage on Road above Harbour
Kitchen/Dining Area - Cooker/Washing Machine/Fridge etc
Lounge Area with wall mounted TV/DVD
Lounge with Cosy Fire
Cottage (Now has additional porch on side)
Bedroom
Bedroom View over the Bay
Bedroom with TV/DVD
Bedroom with en-suite
Bedroom View
Bathroom with Shower
Bathroom with Corner Bath
Gardenstown from the Sea
Boats in the Harbour
Gardenstown Beach
Seals on the Rocks
Piping - Bay and 'Muckle Rock'
Fantastic Birdlife
Boats in the Harbour
Sun Setting over the Harbour
Dolphins in the Bay
New Porch
Beach with the 'Apostles'
St John's Historic Churchyard
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Very good - based on 28 reviews
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Tour71096...
2 reviews
“an escape from hussle. no phone access... BRILLIANT ! but within easy reach of the world, if required.”
Reviewed 27 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

A Beautiful tranquil village where one can switch off and really escape everyday life.
however if there is an overwhelming desire to check in with Microsoft then it is still possible.
The Walks are excellent , the access to nearby towns are only s 15minute drive. so you get what you choose.
Loved the area.....loved the accommodation and will certainly go back !!

however if there is an overwhelming desire to check

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babs089
York, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“A romantic gem by the harbour”
Reviewed 5 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We loved our week in this converted net store ideal for a couple with pooch. Tastefully converted and furnished and loved the window in the bedroom overlooking the harbour as the afternoon sun streams in. We walked everywhere in glorious weather, barefoot on the beach in shorts and tea shirts. A very friendly village and recommend the local crafts in the new ground. Delightful walk to Crovie. Recommend drive to Pennan. Only negative No dogs allowed in the Garden Arms Hotel and too hot to leave our dog in the car! Hopefully we can come for Two weeks next time please!

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Management Response
15 Jun 2017
So pleased you had a lovely time at the cottage and in the village. Great you got brilliant weather - you can't always guarantee that. You're both ... and your dog ... very welcome and we look forward to you staying again!
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Roxie M
New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely place!”
Reviewed 14 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Just back from a great week at Harbour Cottage - fabulous location on the Moray Coast, just steps from the North Sea and the harbor, in the sweet town of Gardenstown (aka, Gamrie). We used the reliable public transportation (buses) to get there, and during the week for shopping in Banff. The self-catering cottage has everything you need...well-supplied kitchen, wifi, very clean and comfortable, great light, open space. Met lovely people at the local, the Garden Arms...both residents and visitors like us. Beautiful, relatively easy, walks to the east and west. Highly recommended.

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Management Response
15 May 2017
So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you managed to get some great photos. It was a pleasure and you are welcome any time!!!
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

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Stay67463...
1 review
“A super little cosy cottage”
Reviewed 31 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This is a fantastic little cottage, which is perfect for a couple. It has everything you could want and really feels like a home from home! The location is stunning and very peaceful. We will definitely be staying here again.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet
Liked least: Having to leave!
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Management Response
2 Nov 2016
So glad you enjoyed yourselves. You are welcome any time!
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