The Coach House ref: UK5648

Alford, Aberdeenshire

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

Overview

Map

Local area

Prices & availability

Book now

Check prices and book

Book your short break or week away with 0% credit card fees. *

Check Availability
Sleeps
7
Sleeps
bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Peacefully set just 2 miles from Alford in the beautiful county of Aberdeenshire amid the pastoral countryside of a 400-acre mixed working farm, this delightful semi-detached property was the former Coach House to Whitehaugh House. Lovingly renovated and updated, The Coach House is spacious and its comfortable interior makes a perfect place to relax and unwind after a day enjoying the scenery and activities of this lovely part of Scotland. Skirted by the beautiful River Don and surrounded by the hills of Bennachie and Coreen, the area is ideal to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Salmon and trout fishing on the river can be arranged with the owner.
Enjoy a day out at Alford Transport Museum, Heritage Museum or Railway Museum, where visitors can enjoy a taste of times gone by on one of the beautifully restored trains. Visit Haughton Country Park, or one of the many magnificent castles in the area such as Castle Fraser, Kildrummy Castle with its impressive gardens, or the fairytale Craigievar Castle. The many footpaths and walks in the area are an excellent way to take in the surrounding countryside and views. Golfers can enjoy some lovely courses nearby, including one in Alford itself. The ski slopes of the Lecht offer seasonal skiing and snowboarding when the conditions permit, and Alford also has a dry ski slope. There is easy access to the famous Whisky Trail. For a more cosmopolitan day out, the vibrant city of Aberdeen is only 25 miles away, with its wealth of shops, cultural attractions and eating places. Beach 27 miles. Shops, pub and restaurants 2 miles.

Read more about The Coach House

Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With open fire and 55’’ Freeview TV.
Dining room: With wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining area: With double electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, instant hot water tap and washing machine.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Freeview TV, sloping ceiling and en-suite with walk-in shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 3: With single bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 4: With single bed, stowaway bed (for children) and Freeview TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Large lawned and gravelled garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Salmon and trout fishing, 300 yards, by arrangement with owner. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a sloping bank in the garden leading to an unfenced burn.
  • Nearest town
    Montgarrie
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Aberdeen
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    28.0 miles
  • Lake
    27 miles (beach)

About the local area

Aberdeen is a city of many names but it is often referred to its most popular one - The Granite City

The striking gothic Marischal College, the world's second largest granite structure, is one of many fine examples of Aberdeen's most famous export. Visitors to Aberdeen should make sure they visit the three main free attractions in the city Provost Skene's House, Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Shop on the famous Granite mile where there are over 800 shops showing off everything from traditional Scottish Crafts to upmarket designer stores. Get out and explore some of the many gardens and parklands including Hazlehead Park and Winter Gardens in Duthie Park - Europe's largest gardens under glass. Just next door is the amazing sight of 100,000 rose bushes on the Parks rose mound. You also won't be short of places to eat out with food from all corners of the globe - Mexican, Italian, Greek, Indian, Thai, French, Hungarian and of course native Scotland!

Sport enthusiasts can take part in their favourites sport. Relax in the great outdoors where you'll find an irresistible mixture of golfing, fishing, wind-surfing, tennis, horse-riding and walking. But if you rather just sitting back and being entertained Aberdeen has a wide range of entertainment and events including galas, ceilidhs, world renowned festivals and Highland Games.

Nowhere will you find natural terrain more suited to golfing than in Aberdeen City and Shire. There is a choice of over 50 wonderful course set in beautiful parkland and lush greens. Try out some of the best, Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay, Hazlehead or Royal Deeside. Whatever your notion of perfect golf, you will have a truly special time golfing in this region.

If you prefer to get away from the hustle and bustle of this lively city then there are some great little towns and villages to explore nearby as well as the large expanses of rugged coastlines, a selection of tranquil lochs, and inspiring glens.

Some of Europe's finest and most unspoilt coastline awaits you on the North East Coastal Trail which starts at St Cyrus in the south and finishes at Forres to the north. Craggy cliff tops with secret cove, glistening beaches, tiny picturesque towns and secluded bays all await you along the Coastal Trail. The path covers over 80 miles of magnificent coastline with many attractions along the way such as Dunnottar Castle, Tolbooth Museum, Balmedie Country Park and Ugie Salmon Fisherings. The path also crosses many nature reserves such as Donmouth, St Cyrus and Findhorn. Being right by the sea front you can be guaranteed premium quality fresh seafood served at a top range of restaurants as well as small harbour pubs full of character.

Sitting between the dramatic east coastline and the towering peak ridges of the Cairngorms National Park are the hills and glens of Aberdeenshire. This area has a range of habitats that is matched only by the variety of wildlife that lives in them. Whether you're a keen nature enthusiast or just want to spot wildlife when on one of the many superb walks and cycle routes through Aberdeenshire this is a region that is alive with nature! Sit at the picnic area in the Huntly Peregrine Wild Watch Centre and look out for the area's residents including voles, great spotted woodpeckers, butterflies and roe deer.

Things to do nearby

Storybook Glen

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Great Inverurie Bike Ride

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Read more things to do nearby

Availability selector

In:
Nights:
Start Date
Duration
Price
cottage-detail-pet-price-free cottage-detail-pet-price-payable
There is currently no availability for the options selected. Please modify your selection or contact us on 01228 406731.

Availability calendar

Available start date Unavailable