We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Harbour Cottage - Gardenstown Lovely Coastal Cottage by Harbour & Beach

29 reviews
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Harbour Cottage, Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire offers the best of North East Scotland's coast and country. Situated on the Moray Firth coastline, it boasts amazing views out to sea from the delightful harbour and beach. You may catch a glimpse of the dolphins, that often swim in the bay, being just one species of the abundance of wildlife the area is inhabited by. Originally an old net store, for the once thriving fishing village, the accommodation had been fully restored to a high standard. The open plan design, which has one en-suite bedroom, is ideally suited to a couple looking for a peaceful getaway at an affordable price. Entrance is through the porch, where you can hang coats jackets etc. The downstairs has kitchen, with dining area, and lounge. The kitchen has cooker, washing machi...Harbour Cottage, Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire offers the best of North East Scotland's coast and country. Situated on the Moray Firth coastline, it boasts amazing views out to sea from the delightful harbour and beach. You may catch a glimpse of the dolphins, that often swim in the bay, being just one species of the abundance of wildlife the area is inhabited by. Originally an old net store, for the once thriving fishing village, the accommodation had been fully restored to a high standard. The open plan design, which has one en-suite bedroom, is ideally suited to a couple looking for a peaceful getaway at an affordable price. Entrance is through the porch, where you can hang coats jackets etc. The downstairs has kitchen, with dining area, and lounge. The kitchen has cooker, washing machine and other domestic appliances for your use. The lounge has a TV, DVD player, music centre and a selection of CDs, DVDs and books. There is a spiral stair leading to the upper floor. Upstairs is the bedroom with double bed (linen included), a second TV with DVD player, and ensuite. There are views over the bay. The bathroom has a corner bath and separate shower with wc and basin. Towels are provided. A full size single self inflating electric airbed, with linen, is available for a child or additional guest (at extra cost) - please ask. A travel cot and booster table seat can also be provided. Bedding is not provided for cots. Heating is electric eco wall panel heaters. PARKING - is generally directly outside the cottage on the Harbour road. Gardenstown, locally known as Gamrie, was built into the old red sandstone cliffs. This traditional fishing village has much to explore - walks, heritage, arts and crafts, to name but a few. Together with the adjacent villages of Crovie and Pennan it has proved to be a sought after film and TV location due to it's natural beauty and heritage. It is also in close proximity to a number of great visitor attractions, golf clubs, whisky trail and much more. The village itself has a pub, shop, restaurant and art/craft gallery with tearoom. For those who want to stay in touch with the outside - free WIFI is available in the cottage. We are also 'Pet Friendly!. Many visitors return to the village year after year to experience the wonderful sunsets, friendly local community and little peace away from a mad, mad, world! SHORT BREAKS from 3 Nights - Please contact us for prices. More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Susan S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Write a reviewReviews (29)

1 - 5 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i came here 2 years back and rated it top class. I dont usually go back to the same place, prefering to keep moving onwards. However, loving both the cottage and Gardenstown, we visited again this year. Cottage still just as clean...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Tour710960
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This beautiful cottage has everything you need and really feels like a home from home! We enjoyed our stay in the village very much. Would highly recommend Harbour Cottage and Gardenstown. Thanks Sue.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Ille01
See more reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We stayed here for a week and had every weather except rain. Pure relaxation. Sun, high waves and a little storm.The week passed way too fast.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Ralf B
Reviewed 26 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...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Tour710960
Reviewed 4 June 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...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank babs089
Management response:Responded 15 June 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!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Water Views
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
See more amenities
Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
Availability
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
Gardenstown The small village harbour is full of small boats and is a main focus of the village. There are local festivals organised throughout the summer. A lovely restaurant is located on the harbour itself. Booking is advised. Boat sightseeing and fishing trips are also available directly from the harbour. The beach lies to the west of the village where adults and children alike can enjoy walking, exploring or generally relaxing. There are two streams that run down from the cliffs into the sea. Dolphins, and sometimes even whales, can often be seen in the bay. Puffins, herons and an abundance of other bird life have made the beach and surrounding cliffs their home. At the far end you can walk up the hillside to the historic St Johns Churchyard, said to have originated in 1004, whi...
How to get there
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL222300905