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Slains Holiday Home, Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This simply stunning house occupies a lovely well maintained garden area extending to an acre and has fabulous far reaching views across the lovely Aberdeenshire countryside and over to the famous hills of Bennachie. With so much space, Schoolhill Croft would ideally suit a family or group of friends who want to explore Aberdeenshire and have a superior holiday home as a base. The accommodation is over two floors with five spacious bedrooms, two with en-suites and also two sitting rooms. There are large televisions all around the house and a very special extra is the games room complete with snooker table and Wii. The garden is mostly laid to lawn and is fully enclosed providing a great and safe outdoor space for children to play. The large decked area is ideal for an early evening BB...This simply stunning house occupies a lovely well maintained garden area extending to an acre and has fabulous far reaching views across the lovely Aberdeenshire countryside and over to the famous hills of Bennachie. With so much space, Schoolhill Croft would ideally suit a family or group of friends who want to explore Aberdeenshire and have a superior holiday home as a base. The accommodation is over two floors with five spacious bedrooms, two with en-suites and also two sitting rooms. There are large televisions all around the house and a very special extra is the games room complete with snooker table and Wii. The garden is mostly laid to lawn and is fully enclosed providing a great and safe outdoor space for children to play. The large decked area is ideal for an early evening BBQ and visitors can simply gaze at the stunning vista. A very well equipped kitchen means that home cooking is easy with everything a chef could possibly require. However the villages of Cruden Bay, Ellon and Newburgh offer opportunities for guests to venture out for a meal with a choice of hotels and restaurants. This holiday home is perfect for families who love beaches as Collieston Beach is just a mile away and is a sheltered beach with a small harbour, and Newburgh, just 4 miles away also has a wonderful sandy beach and is home to an extensive sand dune system at the mouth of the Ythan River. For Golfers the area is simply quite rich, with the Trump International Golf Links almost on the doorstep, along with many other courses close by. The granite city of Aberdeen is within a 30 minute drive and there is so much to see and do that guests will simply run out of time. This stunning house ensures a simply wonderful holiday for all. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Gary S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Gary the owner is a very pleasant helpful person with a beautiful home that has lots of high quality fixtures and fittings. It was fully equipped for a large family especially the kitchen cupboards. The welcome bottle of fizz for the adults and milk for...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank lynneduncan14
Trail730190, VR Owner at Slains Holiday Home, Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thanks for the nice review Lynne and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Very comfortable. Beautifully refurbished cottage. Couldn't fault it. Great stay. Very central for everything in the area. Everything we needed and more

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Exploration722314
Management response:Responded 8 September 2018

Thank you for the great review and hope to see you back sometime in the future. Kind Regards Gary

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great location. So many attractions on your doorstep. Beaches,nature reserves,golf courses.The area is soaked in history. Newburgh-On-Ythan and Ellon are on the doorstep with plenty to offer. Something for all the family. Gary was very welcoming and a mind of useful information. The property is...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank colmcrob
Management response:Responded 2 August 2018

Thanks for the great review Colin and hopefully see you back again sometime. Regards Gary

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Excellent accommodation in well equipped house. Children loved huge, grassed area for football. Highlybrecommended.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Mountcook
Management response:Responded 22 July 2018

Thanks for the great review, hope to see you again sometime. Regards Gary

Reviewed 9 July 2018

The location is ideal. Restful, rolling countryside with fabulous sunsets (and in June, sunrise soon after!) Close to the coast with quiet roads that are ideal for cycling to Collieston harbour or Old Slains Castle. An hour's drive takes you to Fraserburgh, home of the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank David G
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thanks very much for the great review David and we'd love to see you back at Slains sometime soon.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This place was amazing. It worked perfectly for our party of 5 adults. The kitchen is well equipped with all you need to prepare meals( except for food, found that at Tesco in Ellon not far away). Being Americans, we all appreciated the full size...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Dead-sleds
Management response:Responded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words and great review and hope to see you in the future. Gary

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest properties we’ve visited. The photographs don’t do justice to the lovely decor and attention to detail. The owner Gary goes out of his way to help and make your stay comfortable. Can’t recommend this brilliant holiday home enough!!

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Raymond P
Management response:Responded 28 April 2018

Glad you all had a lovely holiday at Slains, hope to see you back soon. Thank you

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We rent a house every Easter and this was definitely the best. Near to the beach at Collieston, a short drive to Ellon and 30 minutes from Aberdeen. The house is very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Gary, the owner, was very helpful and responded...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Ecosse2018
Management response:Responded 13 April 2018

Thanks very much for your great review Rosemary and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is an outstanding property in a lovely countryside location. Everything about the property is first class; it is spacious, well designed and beautifully fitted out. Ideal for visiting North East Scotland.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Mike941
Management response:Responded 13 April 2018

Thanks very much for your great review and hope to see you again Mike.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Perfect house for large families or groups. Everything you need for a great holiday. Situated in an area with lots to see. The games room with pool table was a hit with both the children and the grannies. The master bedroom was brilliant, will miss...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank jacqs668
Management response:Responded 1 March 2018

Glad you all had a great time, much appreciate your very kind review, Look forward to seeing you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There is also public transport right outside, with the Buchan Express bus link between Peterhead and Aberdeen Bus and Train Stations.
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