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Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottage 2 - restful, comfortable and cosy

Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottages only two miles from the city centre
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Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottages only two miles from the city centre
The woodburning stove provides a relaxing cosy ambiance
Double bedroom with a calm duck egg blue theme
Sitting room with plenty of space to relax. Wood burning stove and TV with satellite package
Well equipped kitchen with eating area
Our neighbour - the Aberdeen Girdleness Lighthouse
The shoreline just yards from the Cottage
Lighthouse Cottages 1 and 2
Twin bedroom with view to the nearby park and golf course
One of the nearby leading lights guiding shipping to the harbour
A sunny spring day at the Lighthouse
Comfortable sitting room with wood-burning stove (fuel provided)
The nearby mouth of Aberdeen harbour is one of the best places in Europe to see dolphins
The window faces the courtyard and overlooks the Lighthouse
The neighbouring Balnagask golf course
Spacious twin bedroom with working shutters on the sash windows
Aberdeen has a busy working harbour with frequent marine vessel traffic.
The bedroom has an Aberdeen press (cupboard) on the left
The double bedroom faces the Lighthouse and courtyard
Study with sofa bed. The sash windows have working shutters.
The cottage has plenty of period features
The kitchen has sea views
Bathroom with electric shower over the bath
The cottage is built from Aberdeen granite.
The Lighthouse courtyard. The working lighthouse is now operated remotely from Edinburgh.
The cottage is just steps away from the working lighthouse
An unmistakeable landmark .......
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
This Lighthouse Cottage is elegantly comfortable with 2+1 (sleeps 5) bedrooms and recently refurbished. It is in a magnificent coastal setting as part of the historic landmark Aberdeen Girdleness Lighthouse compound. You will stay in an original Lighthouse Keeper's cottage built in 1833 with many period features including working window shutters. Even the brass door hinges are originals and stamped NL (Northern Lighthouse).
The neighbouring working 130 foot high Lighthouse tower is only a few steps away across the shared courtyard. Two other properties are available in the same Lighthouse courtyard and are listed on this website.
The coastal location is outstanding on a headland south of Aberdeen harbour and unmistakably prominent when arriving in Aberdeen by air, train or ferry. Only a ten minute drive to the centre of Aberdeen and a...
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Listing #HL6852676
About the Owner
Kathryn C
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests will be met usually by one of the owners who live in the city. We provide a welcome pack of milk, eggs, bread and cheese etc as well as tea and coffee to ensure you can relax when you arrive.
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Lighthouse Cottage. It was warm, cosy, extremely well-equipped, and ideally situated for nipping into the town or down to the shore for a walk. The night views of the sea and ships and the three lighthouses was great....More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Westyorkie, VR Owner at Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottage 2 - restful, comfortable and cosy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017


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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay. Fascinating cottage. Lots of space. Good facilities. Stunning location. And yes, we saw dolphins. Lots and lots!

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Westyorkie, VR Owner at Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottage 2 - restful, comfortable and cosy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Queen
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GBP 175
GBP 1,050
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$261 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The working lighthouse is still used to guide ships at sea. Its rotating beam is lit during the hours of darkness and gives the location a timeless reassuring ambience. The area is one of the best places in Europe to see dolphins. There is plenty of shipping traffic to watch. Aberdeen harbour is one of the UK's busiest and services the North Sea oil and gas installations. Watch out for the daily ferry service to Orkney and Shetland using ships with a very distinctive Viking livery.
Getting around
Most of our guests have a car and there is plenty of parking available on site. The nearest bus stop is a 15 minute walk away. The city centre is two miles away. Aberdeen International Airport is about 10 miles away and a 25 minute drive. Aberdeen railway station is about 2 miles away and has direct trains to London, Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as local services.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 15.0 km
Railway: Aberdeen: 3.0 km
Ferry: Aberdeen: 3.0 km
We provide free on-site parking for several cars.
Aberdeen railway station is about two miles away. Aberdeen airport is about eight miles away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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