• About A Wee Gem

    A quietly situated semi-detached cottage just 3½ miles from Forres with its many shops, cafés, restaurants, pubs as well as geographical and historical attractions.

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    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

    • Safer Stays

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      2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "A quietly situated semi-detached cottage just 3½ miles from Forres with its many shops cafés restaurants pubs as well as geographical and historical attractions.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nAll on the \nground floor.\nOpen plan living space\n With wooden floor.\n\nLiving area \nWith wood burner 24 Freeview TV DVD player and French doors leading to the garden.\n\nDining area.\nKitchen area \nWith electric cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher and washerdryer.\n\nBedroom 1\n With kingsize bed.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith twin beds.\n\nBathroom\n With bath shower cubicle and toilet. \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nOil central heating electricity bed linen towels Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request.\n\n Large garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 2 dogs welcome to be kept on a lead at all times sheep country. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note There is an unfenced river and steep banks in the garden 50 yards away. The property is accessed via an unmade track and the water supply is from a well.\n\n Enjoying a peaceful rural setting at the end of a private road this lovely semi-detached cottage has been sympathetically converted to combine contemporary amenities along with the original features including diamond paned windows and beamed ceilings. From the living room French doors lead out to a delightful secluded garden with a forested pathway running through it to the scenic Princess View which overlooks a dramatic stretch of the River Findhorn. Salmon fishing is available from here and licences can be obtained from the Moray Estate office. A Wee Gem makes a super base for exploring the many delights this area has to offer or for relaxing in front of the warmth of the wood burner. The area is renowned for its excellent selection of walks mountain bike trails horse riding golf and fishing along with a variety of watersports including white water rafting canoeing and boat trips – hopefully you will catch sight of the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins on your trip. The Moray coastline was voted amongst the top 20 in the world for coastal destinations and with its quaint coastal villages along with miles of white sandy beaches it is a well deserved award. Take a trip along the only malt whisky trail in the world with two of the distilleries close by – Dallas Dhu and Benromach or visit the shopping outlets Brodie Countryfare and Logie Steading for some retail therapy. Slightly further afield you can visit the Highland capital of Inverness the beautiful Loch Ness or visit some of the areas historical sites including Culloden Battlefield Fort George and Brodie and Cawdor Castles. The Cairngorm National Park is only a 25-minute drive away with its five ski resorts a funicular railway and a host of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Happy memories will be made at this ’wee gem’. Beach 10 miles. Shop pub and restaurant 3½ miles. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/132/840/1322719.jpg UK5229

    A Wee Gem reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.4 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

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    out of 10

    Had a fantastic week in this cottage, facilities and cleanliness superb and we were delighted with the stunning location. We know the area well but still found new walks in the local area. The best part was the garden and wildlife outside the windows, we sat for hours watching red squirrels and the wild birds and woodpeckers, 1 adult and a jouvenille. We have stayed in many cottages throughout the Highlands but this was one of the best.



    out of 10

    Superb accommodation. Beautiful location - very peaceful. Very well equipped, clean and cosy. Enjoyed the wood burning fire. Lovely flowers, shortbread and bottle of fizz on arrival. Amazing walks and views at the bottom of the garden. Would definitely return.



    out of 10

    Another great November week at A Wee Gem. The cottage is so cosy, comfortable and clean. The surroundings are beautiful, peaceful and picturesque. Theres lots to do round about during the day, then look forward to a cosy evening with the stove lit, a bottle of wine and a cook up. Fab.



    out of 10

    We loved everything about this cottage, from its comfort and cleanliness, to its tranquil location in a very scenic area. We particularly appreciated the efficiency of its central heating and log-burner, making it ideal for out of season holidays. Lots of wildlife on the doorstep, red squirrels, deer, a fox, and birds of many kinds, I'm sure there are pine martens, too, although we didn't spot them! Autumn colours are really spectacular. Lots of places of interest within close range, such as castles, distilleries, and Knockando woollen mill, also Logie Steading for a bit of retail therapy. Will definitely recommend to friends, though not too enthusiastically, in case we find it fully booked when we want to return!!!!



    out of 10

    This was the second time we have stayed at this delightful cottage. Every bit as good as our first visit.



    out of 10

    This is our fourth year and the cottage never disappoints. The cleanliness upon arrival was exemplary. We always enjoy our stay, the lovely log fire, quiet surroundings and walks literally on the doorstep. Great. We're planning next years holiday.



    out of 10

    Perfect - I think the dog would have moved in permanently (as would we)!



    out of 10

    Great relaxing holiday.



    out of 10

    This is a lovely wee cottage, if you want the peace and quiet.Lovely river/woodland walks on your doorstep and is very cosy and homely.



    out of 10

    A Wee Gem is near perfect for someone like us, needing a Highland base where we ould take our dogs without worry. The location on the banks of the Findhorn, and on the edge of forest with a network of woodland walks is near ideal. The town of Forres is only a few minutes' drive away, and has all the modern amenities required - easy for self-catering shopping, as well and eating out and other entertainments. I would recommend this cottage to anyone seeking a quiet and tranquil place to holiday - and I would have no hesitation of returning, which might be soon.



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