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West Gallaton Farmhouse

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
*** CORONAVIRUS UPDATE*** We look forward to opening up our cottage for bookings again from 3rd July. We would like to reassure guests that we have conducted a full risk assessment, and will be adhering to a strict set of ASSC cleaning protocols, in addition to an extended period of at least 24 hours between bookings. Please contact us if you would like more details. Should Scotland's travel restrictions be extended or reintroduced at any time, we will offer FULL REFUNDS. ************************************************** West Gallaton Farmhouse is a beautiful cottage set in the South Aberdeenshire countryside with stunning views over open rural landscape all the way to the sea. Just over 2 miles from Stonehaven, right on the National Cycle Network, our location offers the best of both ...*** CORONAVIRUS UPDATE*** We look forward to opening up our cottage for bookings again from 3rd July. We would like to reassure guests that we have conducted a full risk assessment, and will be adhering to a strict set of ASSC cleaning protocols, in addition to an extended period of at least 24 hours between bookings. Please contact us if you would like more details. Should Scotland's travel restrictions be extended or reintroduced at any time, we will offer FULL REFUNDS. ************************************************** West Gallaton Farmhouse is a beautiful cottage set in the South Aberdeenshire countryside with stunning views over open rural landscape all the way to the sea. Just over 2 miles from Stonehaven, right on the National Cycle Network, our location offers the best of both worlds; a peaceful, rural location, with easy access to the busy town of Stonehaven. We offer family run, self-catered holiday lets throughout the year. The house comfortably accommodates up to 5 adults. Outside, the farmhouse has a spacious, sunny, fully enclosed terrace with garden furniture. There is plenty of parking space and a shed for storing bikes. On the ground floor there is a large, fully equipped dining kitchen, lounge with wood-burning stove, bathroom and small single bedroom. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms, one with a king size bed and one with two single beds. The double room also has a small separate dressing room. Most rooms have sea views. WiFi is provided, but as this is a rural property, the internet speed will vary.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We welcome quiet well behaved pets, but they must be kept downstairs and are not allowed up on the furniture - the stair-gate can be used if necessary. The terrace is fully enclosed, however pets must be kept on a lead if walking in the surrounding countryside as there is livestock in the fields. Note that we charge £25 for the extra cleaning for pets. No smoking includes no e-cigarettes.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Sheila L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2019
Wanderer533962, VR Owner at West Gallaton Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

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Reviewed 20 June 2019

We absolutely could recommend to book in to Sheila's farmhouse. She provided us a warm welcome, the location is outstandig with view to the sea and cows directly opposite the road. Very quiet, equipped with tasteful furniture and you must not be worried about rainy...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Barbara S
Wanderer533962, VR Owner at West Gallaton Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Thanks for your kind review. So pleased you had a good week and enjoyed the house. Welcome back!

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Reviewed 11 March 2019

The place has a real farmhouse feel. Really cosy and homely. Very well appointed and really clean. Great shower and bath. Our lab felt at home here with loads of space around the lanes for walks and great coastline just down the road. Shelia couldn't...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank islandlass101
Wanderer533962, VR Owner at West Gallaton Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2019

Thanks Joanne. It was a pleasure to have you and your lovely dog. Welcome back any time.

Reviewed 8 January 2019

The view from the windows was spectacular and could have gazed out of it all day. The house was a little cold even with heating. We still had to rug up inside. It was a secluded location but with easy acces to the highway and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Wanderer533962, VR Owner at West Gallaton Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you for your review. Sorry that you found our Scottish Winter weather a bit chilly, but great that you were able to enjoy our amazing views and all the local area has to offer.

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say. We had the most amazing break in this beautiful farmhouse - it had everything you could need and they even took the trouble to put up beautiful Christmas decorations. It truly was home from home ! Thank you !

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Julie M
Wanderer533962, VR Owner at West Gallaton Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thanks for your kind review. So glad you had a lovely Christmas in the cottage. Welcome back anytime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The market town of Stonehaven has shops, restaurants, pubs, playparks, indoor swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, putting green, and a large open-air heated swimming pool. The town has a beautiful harbour which is lively in the summer with families paddling, sailing, kayaking or just sitting on the harbour wall enjoying a drink. Dunnottar castle is very nearby and there is a nice easy walk from the house along the cliffs, passed the castle, and down to the harbour. During the summer a land train operates. Events in Stonehaven include: The Feein' Market (June), Folk Festival (July), Highland Games (July), the Harbour Festival (August), The Real Ale Festival (June) as well as the world famous New Year Fireball Ceremony on hogmanay.
Getting around
As we are a rural property, a car is really necessary. However, we do have guests who choose to come without one and are happy to walk or cycle everywhere. We are right on National Cycle Route 1, and there is loads of great cycling, both on and off road. There is no public transport in the immediate area, but it is a 5 minute taxi ride into town. Stonehaven has a railway station on the Aberdeen to Dundee/Edinburgh line. Aberdeen airport is a 25 minute drive away.
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