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Old Manse Holiday House Cottage in Fochabers Moray

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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Fochabers, Moray, Scotland
Situated in the picturesque village of Fochabers, this recently renovated and new on the holiday market 200 year old Grade 'B' listed former Church of Scotland Manse is set in extremely secluded and professionally maintained grounds within a few minutes' walk of the banks of the river Spey, famous throughout the world for its Salmon fishing and scenery.
In the heart of the Scottish Whisky and Castle trails, this house provides groups of up to 9 the ideal base to explore the North East of Scotland, where dolphin spotting is possible at the WDCS wildlife centre, walks along the Speyside way, Tugnet ice house, monster bike trails, Speyside cooperage, golf courses, forest walks and during the winter months, skiing and snowboarding, mean there is something for everyone in this beautiful part of the world.
The rural village of Focha...
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Listing #HL5596428
About the Owner
John S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

A great venue with character galore. We were a family group comprising six adults and three children plus toddler and there was ample room for us all to be accommodated in the very generous accommodation provided by this lovely house. Loads of games for the...More

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Global559562, VR Owner at Old Manse Holiday House Cottage in Fochabers Moray, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime. John and Shona

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

As a family of 8, Three adults & five children ( 4yrs to 16yrs) this beautiful, spacious well equipped house was ideal for us. Have family living in the area so great for visiting them and old haunts. So much for the children to do....More

Management response:Responded 24 August 2018

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back in the future. John and Shona

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Reviewed 14 April 2018


Management response:Responded 25 April 2018


  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No Stag or Hen parties and no groups of under 25 year olds please.
Please treat this historic building with the respect it is due.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 King
    1 Twin
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: S$634 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Golf, fishing, climbing, skiing, walking, cycling, horse riding, surfing, kayaking, rock climbing the list goes on.
There is so much to do in this beautiful part of Scotland. The 'Speyside Way' passes by this property and a local taxi firm can take you and/or luggage to any point on this amazing walk.
This is of course the heart of whisky making country and the ideal location to base yourself to explore Speyside and beyond.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Dyce, Aberdeen (ABZ): 80.0 km
Railway: Keith or Elgin: 12.0 km
Fly in to Aberdeen or Inverness or take the train to Keith or Elgin.
Ideally drive as you will need a car to fully explore this fantastic scenic area.
Fochabers is near Elgin in the North East of Scotland and can be reached by road by coming up the wonderful coastal route of the A90 via Aberdeen or via the majestic mountain route of the A9 through the heart of the Cairngorn mountains.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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