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Failte-luxury self-catering cottage, Portknockie

43 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
A stunning stone cottage located in the charming fishing village of Portknockie on the beautiful Moray Firth coast. Completely renovated to a very high standard with great attention to detail, this cottage provides a simply perfect holiday home for a family or group of friends. 3 superb bedrooms plus a cosy snug with a double sofa bed, providing that extra bit of flexibility. The spacious sitting room with woodburning stove is ideal for relaxing at the end of a busy day, just a step up leads you to the fully fitted kitchen complete with quality kitchenware and a table for family dining. From the kitchen guests can access a very private rear patio area with picnic table and BBQ, also recently installed is a fabulous 6 seater hot tub, just perfect for relaxing in and soothing the aches aw...A stunning stone cottage located in the charming fishing village of Portknockie on the beautiful Moray Firth coast. Completely renovated to a very high standard with great attention to detail, this cottage provides a simply perfect holiday home for a family or group of friends. 3 superb bedrooms plus a cosy snug with a double sofa bed, providing that extra bit of flexibility. The spacious sitting room with woodburning stove is ideal for relaxing at the end of a busy day, just a step up leads you to the fully fitted kitchen complete with quality kitchenware and a table for family dining. From the kitchen guests can access a very private rear patio area with picnic table and BBQ, also recently installed is a fabulous 6 seater hot tub, just perfect for relaxing in and soothing the aches away at the end of a busy day. check out our VIRTUAL TOUR here https://goo.gl/maps/9JKL8Ar61q52 More
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About the Owner
William M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
Interaction with guests
We stay only 2 streets away so are on hand for any assistance or help during your stay, once you have collected keys and are in we will drop round to say hello and answer any queries you have
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hospitality and an ideal base to explore this lovely area. Easily the best accommodation in which we have ever stayed - a unanimous vote from the whole family! On arrival the temperature outside was chilly but the house remained warm and cosy. Thank you...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Failte cottage is even better than it looks online; I'd give it 6 stars if I could. We stayed with another adult couple and we are both "foodie" cooks, so having a well-equipped kitchen was very important to us. This one was the best I...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank stephanie h
Management response:Responded September 11, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, after coming all the way from the USA we are really chuffed you enjoyed your stay at Failte and enjoyed all the house and local area has to offer

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Had a fantastic holiday at the cottage, everything spotless, extremely thoughtful welcome hamper. The Cottage was really well equipped with everything we could possibly need including a wide selection of books and games for the children. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage to anyone interested...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank andrew0rr
Management response:Responded August 18, 2018

thank you for your great review Andrew, we're chuffed you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you all once again haste yi back Wullie & Alison

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Just had our second stay and it was as good as we remembered.The cottage has everything you could possibly need a true home from home.Nothing is too much for hosts Wullie and Allison and could not recommend highly enough and already planning next years stay.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Martin G
Management response:Responded July 27, 2018

thanks you for your kind words Martin, chuffed you all had a great holiday once again, boat trip next time, promise we look forward to welcoming you all once again next year all the best Wullie & Alison

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

A quality true Scots destination. The house is beautifully renovated with all that you can want and more. The village is charming, the area beautiful, full of activities for young and old and the owners Wullie and Alison very attentive and helpful. A gem, happily...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank GuvSisteron
Management response:Responded July 2, 2018

Thanks for your lovely comments, we hope to see you all again next year Haste yi back Wullie & Alison

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Game Room
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Portknockie has a pretty harbour with its own slipway, outdoor children's pool and good local services. The Moray Firth coastline is quite dramatic and the famous dolphins can be seen regularly as they pass by either from land or by taking one of the many boat trips out onto the open sea, walkers and wildlife spotters will be in paradise; there’s so much to see and experience in this delightful corner of Scotland. For whisky lovers, it is easy to access the Malt Whisky Trail and enjoy the beautiful scenery. An area of unspoilt beauty, and a quality cottage guaranteeing you a great holiday.
How to get there
A detailed map and driving instructions will be provided 2 weeks prior to arrival, very easy to find with parking right at the door
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