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.
other travelers have booked this property

The Castle Stables

Save
Excellent
6 reviews
The Castle Stables
Twin Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Access to the Garden
Fully Equipped Kitchen
The Living Room
The Living Room - other view
The Bathroom
The stream
The Stream other view
Restaurant and Coffee Shop nearby
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 star 2 Bedroom Self Catering apartment with Free WiFi, Free Parking and Free Electricity. Adjacent to the prestigious Drumtochty Castle in the tranquil wooded glen of Drumtochty. Originally built around 1850. Beautiful garden grounds, pleasant small pond and a water stream that runs around the property. Pastoral environment with forest walks and cycle routes of 12.4 miles. Set 2 miles from the pleasant Auchenblae rural village that has a golf course with 9 and 18 hole. 12 miles from Stonehaven and Dunnottar Castle. 24 miles from Aberdeen.Other attractions include Crathes Castles, Dunnottar Castle, the Fettercarn distillery and the east coast.
The apartment is fully equipped and fully furnished to a high standard.
About the Owner, Teresa B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Two weeks prior to your arrival we will email you your key code for your stay.
You can always reach us by email or over the phone.
In the apartment you will find ideas for things to do in the area .
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #HL269157
Reviews from our community
 of 5 bubbles
Excellent - based on 6 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Hugh M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We, as a group of 4, spent two days over New Year in this very comfortable appartment. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms good sized. Making meals for four in the kitchen was made much easier (so I'm told) with a well equipped and laid out kitchen. The price, especially at New Year, was very good value.

More
Elizabeth...
1 review
Reviewed January 6, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

This apartment was very comfortable and Teresa had provided us with everything we could have needed. We even had little chocolates on our beds when we arrived. Communication in the lead up to our stay was excellent. The location is spectacular and within easy reach of Stonehaven by car.

More
Management response:

Thank you for your recent stay at The Castle Stables. We are very pleased to hear that you appreciate the effort we put in our business. We hope to welcome you again and wish you a Happy New Year for 2016!

More

Report response as inappropriate
sheenybob...
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

The key word here is picturesque. Wonderful apartment in a beautifully scenic location, with more extras than you can shake a stick at (e.g. each person is provided with their own personal toiletries set, and not forgetting Scottish shortbread and chocolate Celebrations). The owner is really friendly and helpful.

More
Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

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

Showing rates for up to guests.
Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
$155
£120
$927
£720
$2,782
£2,160
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
Summer
2 nights
$167
£130
$1,069
£830
$3,194
£2,480
Dec 24, 2017 -
Dec 26, 2017
Christmas
2 nights
$179
£139
$1,074
£834
$3,194
£2,480
Dec 30, 2017 -
Dec 31, 2017
New Year
2 nights
$179
£139
$1,074
£834
$3,194
£2,480
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.
Fees
  • Cleaning service: $64 / stay - Fee
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighborhood
Next to the stables you will find a forest with paths and marked cycle route for 12.4 miles. Auchenblae golf course with 9 and 18 hole is 2 miles from the apartment. The golf course in Stonehaven is with 18 holes and is 12 miles away.
Other attractions include Dunnottar Castle, Crathes Castles, Fettercairn distillery and the east coast route.
Getting around
You can use the train line to the north and to the south. The best pace to take a train will be Laurencekirk or Stonehaven.
You can take a bus from Auchenblae, the nearest village, 2 miles from the apartment.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen Dice Airport: 33.6 mi
Railway: Stonehaven Train Station: 14.9 mi
Ferry: Aberdeen: 26.1 mi
Road Directions: From Aberdeen head south on the A90 for 22 miles and turn right on to the B966 towards Auchenblae where you will see the brown post of Castleton Farm Shop. Follow the road signs to Auchenblae, which will be all the time on the right side. On entering the village turn to Inverurie Street, proceed up the hill and turn left at the sign posted Drumtochty. Following this road for about 2 miles. Past the Saint Palladius Church for half a mile and turn right to Drumtochty Stables. You will see the parking space on your left and The Castle Stables building will be on your right.

Coming from the south take the A90 north turn left on to the B966 towards Auchenblae, where you will see the brown post of Castleton Farm Shop. Follow the road signs to Auchenblae, which will be all the...
more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 11.8 mi.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Payment Protection.
Do you own a vacation 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 inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
$155
/
Night
Week
Month
Book Now
18 travelers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.