• About The Brae Steading

    Set in a conservation village, yet close to sandy beaches, fishing villages and coastal walks.

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    Key information
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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

    • icon-feature-pets

      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

    • Special Offers: There aren't any special offers at this time.
    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Sea view
      Sea view
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
      Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Green scheme
      Green scheme
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Set in a conservation village yet close to sandy beaches fishing villages and coastal walks.All on the \nground floor.\n\n\nPorch\n With washing machine and storage for coats and boots.\n\nLiving room\n With Freeview TV DVD player double sofa bed and French doors leading to sitting-out area.\n4 steps to...\n\nKitchendining room \nWith electric cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher Nescafé Dolce Gusto coffee machine Velux window and tiled floor.\n\nBedroom \nWith double bed.\n\nShower room\n With shower cubicle and toilet.\nOil central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot available on request. Highchair. Welcome pack. Sitting-out area with garden furniture and BBQ. 1-acre garden shared with owner. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note The property has a natural water supply from a borehole. There are 2 steps in the garden.\nThis detached barn conversion adjacent to the owner’s home is located just outside the lovely conservation village of Fordyce 1½ miles from the Moray coast. A magical place the village is a warren of narrow streets and beautiful houses still following a medieval plan and all wrapped around a magnificent centrepiece Fordyce Castle simply sitting on a bend in the village street. The holiday cottage is very comfortable and warm and takes advantage of the panoramic views of both sea and countryside with the arched French doors in the living room leading to a sunny sitting-out area at the front. Fordyce also offers an attractive park opposite the old kirkyard as well as a Victorian garden. The sandy beach at Sandend is a quick drive or a 45-minute walk from the cottage where local fish can be bought and surfers enjoy the waves. Good coastal walks abound through the old fishing villages of Portsoy and Cullen or alternatively travel inland through castle and whisky country. There are plenty of golf courses in the vicinity and the variety of bird and wildlife both onshore and off will please the keen nature lover. Shop pub and restaurant 2½ miles.\n" https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/808/840/808650.jpg 29653

    The Brae Steading reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.8 out of 10 – based on 26 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.8

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.8

    Location

    9.8

    Cleanliness

    9.9

    Value for money

    9.8

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    10
    out of 10

    Wonderful clean cottage with a complete inventory in an outstanding area of beauty.

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    2019-08-25

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely, beautiful well maintained cottage in stunning area. Lots of places to visit and the locals are friendly. We both had a very relaxing holiday.

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    2019-08-24

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely, pieceful and quiet just the place to unwind. Weather was excellent.

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    2019-08-05

    10
    out of 10

    This is our second year at Brae Steading and it was again an excellent cottage. It was faultless and the owner was most helpful. The welcome pack was really welcome after a long drive and the guidance notes were very helpful. This resulted in a really enjoyable stay in a wonderful location.

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    2019-07-31

    10
    out of 10

    Third year in a row we stayed at tThe Brae, and it only gets better - not by much as it’s always been outstanding. New coffee shop in Portknockie now allows dogs and is worth a visit. The Royal Oak in Cullen also allows dogs and served great food. We have holidayed in the Moray Firth for many years, and this is the best value accommodation we have stayed in. Spotless - like moving into a new house.

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    2019-07-08

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely cottage with a great outlook. There is everything you need for a relaxing holiday and nothing is a bother to the owners. This was our third visit and wont be the last.

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    2019-06-29

    10
    out of 10

    Had a great break at the Steading, very relaxing, helpful owner, great peaceful location would definitely recommend a holiday here 10 out of 10.

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    2019-06-17

    10
    out of 10

    Great cottage great location and lovely hosts

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    2019-06-04

    10
    out of 10

    This was our second holiday at The Brae which is probably the best recommendation we can make. It is very clean and comfortable and in a lovely location; it's very quiet although that may change a bit during harvest time given that the property is overlooking a wide expanse of fields growing cereals. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the spectacular weather ensured the double doors on the front the property were opened wide for uninterrupted views of the sea. The local hares are quite entertaining too!

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    2019-05-20

    10
    out of 10

    Absolutely fantastic place to enjoy a holiday away from the busy city life. The place is stunning

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    2019-05-04

    10
    out of 10

    cleanest and best equiped + truly dog friendly self catering I have stayed in

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    2019-04-10

    10
    out of 10

    Very clean, well equipped accommodation. Fantastic views. Very nice touches including a bed for the dog and treats.

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    2019-03-16

    9
    out of 10

    We would recommend this cottage, it is in a great location for coastal walking and bird watching. The Brae is very well equipped, is comfortable and clean.

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    2019-03-10

    10
    out of 10

    Hard not to love the place. This was my 2nd visit and I cant put in to words home unique and calming the property is. I will be visiting again early next year, guaranteed.

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    2018-12-05

    9
    out of 10

    Perfect place for a short break.Lovely view from front window and only minutes by car to Sandend Beach.Could not have been better

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    2018-12-21

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