Harbour View ref: CC512014

Gardenstown, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Grade pending



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Pets allowed
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  • Cot Available 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Free Pets 
  • Wifi 
  • Car Parking Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal Property 


Harbour View is a sea view apartment in the idyllic and picturesque fishing village of Gardenstown. Occupying an elevated position above the pretty harbour the accommodation is on three levels, maximising the breathtaking views across Gamrie Bay. The property has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard. The bright open plan living area with large windows overlooking the harbour and sea beyond is a real feature of the property. A  beautiful bathroom with deep Jacuzzi bath and three lovely bedrooms on the various levels complete the picture. Outside there is large decking area built into the hillside. A wonderful place to eat, drink and savour the incredible views and amazing sunsets across the bay below. Gardenstown oozes charm and tranquillity. The small winding streets, picturesque harbour and old stone fisherman’s cottages seem untouched by time. It truly is the quintessential fishing village.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Accommodation is split over three levels, has electric heating and comprises:
Lower Level
Lounge Area: With 42" TV with BT sports, DVD, radio/CD and sofa bed (for + 1 at £25)
Kitchen Area: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washing machine. A lovely modern kitchen with built in appliances throughout. Large deep-silled windows look out across stunning seascape with harbour, rock island and surrounding hills straight down to the sea.
Bedroom: With double bed .
Bathroom: With shower over Jacuzzi bath, WC and wash basin.
Ground Floor
Bedroom: With  two single beds

First floor

Bedroom: With double bed. This lovely bedroom is accessed via its own staircase and enjoys amazing sea views. Please note, some restricted height space due to sloping ceilings.

Second floor

Third floor


All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available. Wifi internet access. An additional put me up bed may be made available (at additional charge) to accommodate 8 in total - please request on booking.


This property is accessed by 10 steps from the side and 25 steps leading from Harbour Road below. A very large decking area built into the hillside looks out over Gamrie Bay across to Mohr Head. A superb place to sit and enjoy a wee dram or bottle of wine as you drink in the amazing views and wonderful sunsets across the bay. There is also a fenced grassed area beyond. On street parking.

This property has been quality graded by one of our experienced Regional Managers who are trained and accredited by VisitScotland and has achieved a 4* grading.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    100 Yards
  • Distance
    4 Miles
  • Restaurant
    100 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    100 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    50 Miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The spectacular views, headland and bays have been the setting for a number of television programmes, including The Baron, and the village has become a haven for artists. Sandy beaches and rocky coves make it an ideal location for all ages. Dolphins and seals are regular visitors and the area is renowned for its wealth of sea birds and even the occasional whale has been spotted close to shore! Fishing for mackerel is particularly recommended, either off the pier or by local fishing boat, which can be arranged by the owner. There is plenty to see and do all along this beautiful coast and Gardenstown also hosts a number of special events and activities during the summer months. There are numerous castles and distilleries on the famous ’Whisky and Castle Trails’. The nearby town of MacDuff has an excellent aquarium centre, and some of the finest championship golf courses are within easy reach. Wonderful coastal walks abound - there is a lovely walk direct from the property along the shoreline to the pretty seaside village of Crovie. The historic town of Banff is within easy driving distance. This attractive, traditional stone town has a number of excellent shops, gardens, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and a sports centre.

Things to do nearby

Satrosphere Science Centre

This interactive and hands on science centre is a great place to entertain the children whilst on holiday. With science shows and hands on exhibitions the Satrosphere allows for a fantastically fun exploration of the world of science.

Aden Country Park
Aden Country Park

Winner of the prestigious Green Flag award, this 230 acre country park is regarded as one of Scotland's best parks with its well-maintained green spaces and superb facilities.

Balmedie Beach

Situated just north of Aberdeen and within the Balmedie country park, this alluring and tranquil beach is renowned for its clean golden sands and grassy dunes.

Storybook Glen

The Den and The Glen (formerly Storybook Glen) offers the most magical day out for all the family.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

The award winning Maritime Museum in Aberdeenshire, set amongst a marvellous viewpoint over the harbour, tells the history of ship building, fishing, ports and ships.

Alford Valley Railway

Originally built in 1859 and restored to its former glory in 1979, the Alford railway is perfect for rail enthusiasts and children alike.

Aberdeenshire's Castle Trail

If it's castles you're into then look no further than Aberdeenshire Castle trail, a unique selection of 16 castles running throughout the historic heart of North Eastern Scotland.

The Great Inverurie Bike Ride

This fantastic 25 mile route is perfect for those wishing to explore the sites that trail along the Inverurie.

The Cairngorms National Park

Home to over 17,000 people and extremely popular with visitors all year round, the Cairngorms is Britain's largest national park and is home to an extraordinary range of landscapes, wildlife, history, people and activities.

Provost Skene's House
Provost Skene's House

Dating from 1545 and furnished in the styles of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, Provost Skene's house is one of the more popular visitor attractions in Aberdeenshire.

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