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The Mission Hall Crovie Gardenstown Banff Scotland

  • The Mission Hall
    The Mission Hall
    The Mission Hall
    Crovie Village
    Crovie Village
    Dolphins
    Dining room
    Property description
    Banff
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    The Mission Hall was previously an old Church of Scotland and has been featured in magazines and newspapers for its architectural flair, style and humour in the owner's rennovation project. It is a very special place to stay.

    This house has the wow factor! There is a breath-taking gallery-cum-dining room with a dark blue coloured concrete floor and pale blue “spatolato” finish walls and a wooden boxed ceiling. A specially designed crystal table sits on the flag-stones (originally covering the aisle of the church) in the middle of the room. When you look up, you’ll see how the owner has recycled the sides of the pews (still with numbers on!). There are 3 antique pitch-pine doors with impressive brass handles, two leading to the small bathrooms and a double one leading to the cosy sitt...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Cable TV
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dishwasher
    • Dock/Boat-slip
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Firewood Provided
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Housekeeping Included
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Music Library
    • Ocean Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Oven
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Waterfront
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      Yes
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #FK431568 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week
    Default - - 4 nights
    $168
    £100
    $840
    £500
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Dogs and cats £10 each per stay.£50 deposit for any damages.
    A usual week runs from Saturday, 16.00 to Saturday, 10.00. Any short breaks are advisable between these days for a reduced price. If the short break runs into 2 weeks it is more expensive.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    Classed as one of the best preserved conservation villages in Scotland, this little jewel sits right on the wall of the North Sea. Yes, actually on the wall ... no traffic ... only the sound of the waves lashing, the pebbles rolling to and fro under the changing tide and the seagulls crying. A ten-minute walk from the car park/barrow park, (each cottage has its own wheelbarrow to help get daily provisions - and furniture and building materials! - along to the house), maybe catching sight of a fox, a weasel or even on rare occasions a wild cat on the path.

    From Crovie you can look out to sea and be rewarded with the spectacular sight of a shoal of bottle-nosed dolphins (sometimes up to 35 at a time) and even a whale or a shark. There are two boats which take outings onto the North Sea and this is an event not to be missed. You can take a 20 minute walk along the pebbled beach to Gardenstown, where you can find a small grocer's shop. The small Gardenstown Arms serves meals as well...
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  • English first
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Scottishg...
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The house is interesting and has been renovated well although the sitting room area is quite small. The bedrooms are comfortable and the dining room is large and lends itself to entertaining. We were irritated by the houseflies and had to buy window stickers to control them. Not sure what that was about as it wasn't over warm when we... more

Aundry W...
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We arrived in the afternoon in a wild and wet weather day..875 steps to the cottage from where we parked the car...yes it's the 2nd last cottage along the promenade. With the promise of a fire going we carried on until we walked into the cottage..it was cold and looked very miserable...started the fire and warmed up. Proceeded to have... more

shadbury...
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Aah, beautiful Crovie (pronounced Crivvy!). A long row of cottages facing the sea, and nothing else – bliss. All you have to do is barrow your belongings down to your cottage (it’s a long barrow: the Mission Hall is right at the end) and set up camp on the bench with a glass of something nice, and watch the sunset.... more

Management response:

I'm so happy you found a 4* Listed Building at the end of the village! Just one point: Although I, myself, prefer only 2 guests at a time in my... more

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listed since : Aug 2012
Calendar Updated: 302 days ago
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