Sandhaven is an attractive fishing village, with fisherman’s cottages straddling the shoreline, an active harbour and a good selection of facilities, including pubs, shop and post office. With the sea on the doorstep there are superb coastal walks direct from the cottage. It is situated just 1.5 miles from Fraserburgh, a vibrant seaside town with fine esplanade, that looks to the sea for its recreation and livelihood - it is the largest shellfish port in Europe. Surfing, body-boarding, diving and sea kiting are all local pastimes. There is an excellent selection of shops, restaurants and bars, together with unusual and fascinating museums, including the Scottish Lighthouse Museum. Open air and indoor swimming pools are an added attraction. There is plenty to see and do all along this lovely coast. The nearby RSPB nature reserve at Troup Head is home to the only land based gannet colony on the British Isles. And Puffins, together with a wide variety of other seabirds can be spotted at various times of the season. There is an excellent ’sea adventure’ trip that runs from the nearby town of Banff, offering the opportunity to gain closer access to a wide variety of sea life, including dolphins, seals and porpoises that frequent these waters, as well as exploring this fascinating coastline from a different perspective. The area is renowned for its golf courses, with many championship courses within easy reach. There are numerous castles and distilleries on the famous ’Whisky and Castle Trails’. The nearby town of Macduff has an excellent aquarium centre. Wonderful coastal walks abound and cycling, fishing, sailing, riding and surfing are all enjoyed locally. The historic town of Banff is also within easy driving distance. This attractive, traditional stone town has number of excellent shops, gardens, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and a sports centre. Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm mountains are also both within easy reach. Seaview Cottage is also ideally located for exploring the two main Highland cities of Aberdeen and Inverness, being almost equidistant between them. With miles of unspoilt coastline, interspersed with pretty fishing villages, castles and distilleries it provides a superb base from which to explore this beautiful, unspoilt and fascinating area.