• About Boatman’s Cottage

    Dating from 1863 this traditional sail-makers cottage lies just 100 yards from the seafront in Portessie.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Sea view
      Sea view
    • Stairgate
      Stairgate
    • Television
      Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed lin included
      Bed lin included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Dating from 1863 this traditional sail-makers cottage lies just 100 yards from the seafront in Portessie.\nGround Floor\n\n\nLiving room\n With wood burner Freeview TV and CD player.\n\nLivingdining room.\n\nLow door and step to...\n\nKitchen\n With gas cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher and washing machine.\n\nBathroom\n With bath and toilet.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith double bed sloping ceiling and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet Jack and Jill with bedroom 2.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith twin beds and sloping ceiling.Gas central heating gas electricity bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot. Welcome pack. Decked area. Private parking for 1 car additional on road parking. Please note There are 9 steps to the decked area.Just 100 yards from the seafront in Portessie and an additional 200 yards to the sandy beach dating from 1863 this traditional detached sail-makers cottage enjoys sea views from the bedrooms and the decked area and views of Seal Island from the twin bedroom. Comfortable and cosy it is situated just a short stroll from the harbour and beach with rock pools. With attention to detail the kitchen and downstairs bathroom have been renovated to a good standard and the property benefits from the downstairs windows having shutters. You will receive a refreshment welcome pack upon arrival and not forgetting your four-legged friends too they will also have a doggy welcome pack waiting. This coastline’s stunning scenery charming fishing villages and picturesque harbours invite exploration and at Buckie harbour there are local boat trips offering a chance to spot dolphins whales or seals. Ideally located to reach the many golf courses dotted around the area. Just 5 minutes’ walk behind the cottage lies miles of disused railway line which has now been converted for cycling and dog walking adventures. There is on-site parking for 1 car and additional on road parking on the seafront with no restrictions. The world famous Whisky and Castle trails are nearby. Shop and restaurant 500 yards pub 350 yards. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/587/840/587064.jpg 27787

    Boatman’s Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.3 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.3

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.4

    Location

    8.6

    Cleanliness

    9.7

    Value for money

    9.3

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    9
    out of 10

    Very comfortable cottage. Nice walks along sea front and old railway line. Cottage very well equipped beds really comfy

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    2019-10-06

    10
    out of 10

    Really enjoyed our weeks stay in August. The cottage itself has everything you need and is in a great location for exploring the coast. When we booked this, we thought it would be an ideal location to relax with having amenities close by! It could have been but we’ve not been to the area before and found there was so much to do nearby! The kids, the dog and us parents really enjoyed the stay. Nothing better than taking the dog on an early morning walk on the beach and coming back into a cosy cottage and a cooked breakfast!

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    2019-09-09

    10
    out of 10

    Brilliant base to explore Scotland. The cottage was spotless and had everything and more ! The furnishing was high end and the cottage worked perfectly for a family of 4 and a dog. The local pub was a great find and we had a friendly welcome.

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    2019-09-03

    10
    out of 10

    Beautiful location and cottage.

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    2019-06-17

    10
    out of 10

    Fab cottage and interesting area, lovely coastal villages and harbours and history too....Culloden, Fort George, Elgin, Findlater Castle. Everyone very friendly.

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    2019-05-27

    9
    out of 10

    We had a wonderful stay at boatmans cottage. It was clean comfy and had everything we could want - apart from a tumble dryer and a local shop. Portessie is an extension of Buckie, but it was a good five mins by car to the nearest shop, so if you ran out of anything it was a bit of a rigmarole to pop out for milk. It was however an excellent base for touring all along the coast from inverness to Aberdeen. There are very regular buses with a stop right at the end of the lane. The nearby villages are gorgeous and it was a five men walk to the nearest beach. It was extremely quiet where we were which was wonderful, just what we wanted. The wifi was great, as long as you were downstairs. As one of the lovely write ups about the cottage said in places the walls were two foot thick, so getting wifi upstairs was difficult. The beds were comfy, the shower was amazing, the kitchen was well stocked. The recycling is a lesson in theoretical physics lol, but the fairies put them out on the right day so we didn't need to worry about that. The leaflets and books were great and the games were welcome. Our dog was well catered for and the throws that were provided were great. I would more than recommend boatmans cottage to anyone who likes to walk or doesn't mind driving to where they need to go. It really was a home from home, and the fantastic decor really makes it unique and interesting. 5 stars.

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    2019-04-28

    10
    out of 10

    Immaculately clean and superbly presented.

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    2019-04-15

    7
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    2019-09-24

    9
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    2019-07-21

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