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Craig Macbeth

Member since: 2012
Speaks English

The Old Post Office At The Harbour In Portknockie

16 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Portknockie - The Old Post Office

Sleeps 1-8, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

The Old Post Office has been transformed into a modern, very spacious 3 bedroom house, sleeping 1 - 8 people (see Notes in Rates section for parties over 6 people)

The lounge could sleep extra people if required. There is full central heating and parking for two cars at the side of the house. The tariff includes gas, electric, bed linen and towels. No smoking. Pets by arrangement. Baby items in cottage include high chair, travel cot (including sheets and covers.)

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Craig Macbeth (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was/is very spacious and comfortable with fantastic views. Mobile signal not great in this part of the world which made the week even better!

Spotted dolphins off the harbour at about 7pm last night-fantastic!

Donna who looks after the house could not have been nicer and more helpful!
Apr 2013
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Reviews

4.4
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

The Old Post Office At The Harbour In Portknockie
average rating of 4.4375 based on 18 reviews
5

Fantastic views. An excellent property contains everything needed for a comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic views across the harbour from the windows. Excellent property with everything needed for a comfortable stay. A real home from home. Pet friendly too. Our Dog loved the many walks within the area, so much to see and do. We loved it so much, this is the second time we have been back this year. We will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect and our party of 9. All managed to fit into this house comfortably for 3 nights. Kids were happy. Beautiful location above Portknockie harbour. Awesome fish and chips in town. Two pubs in town to visit for a pint. Very, very quiet village though. If you are looking for noise, you've come to the wrong place. We had a great time exploring the area, beaches, caves and famous bow fiddle rock. Easy hike to Cullen and their beautiful beach.

I would love to go back there again some day.

Keith and Family from Canada

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to make a base to explore a traditional part of Scotland, and especially to visit the Dufftown whisky trail. The house is quite spacious , has luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, and has fantastic views down to the Portknockie boat harbour, and across Moray Firth. We were there at the end of May and found it was fabulous for three people and would be excellent for a family group. The coastline is superb for exploring by car or on foot. Portknockie itself and the surrounding villages and towns are beautiful and historic. Would recommend the Old Post Office for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful House

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic few days at this house , so homely clean and comfortable and fantastic views of the harbour , nice and quiet and house is better equipped than any place we have been to before , thourghly enjoyed our stay and intend coming back , being pet friendly too, our dog settled really well , as if he was at home ! Which speaks volumes to us . Lots of lovely walks in the area and surrounding villages . Local Chippie very good and lots of other places to go eat if you require nearby, And there's an excellent ice cream shop in a nearby village . Looking forward to going back to The Old Post Office , Owners response very quick if any queries , Overall can't speak highly enough of the house and owner .

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable cottage in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely few days at the Old Post Office. It is very spacious, clean and well equipped and the views from some of the windows are fantastic. It's a treat to walk out the front door and be right at the harbour.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Lovely relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

house had everything we needed, lovely village

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Aberdeen
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Seafield Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Buckie
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Keith
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Cullen
Car: recommended

The Old Post Office is situated at the harbour in Portknockie, which is an old fishing village on the coast of the Moray Firth. The area around the harbour is a conservation area and features traditional houses in North-South rows. Portknockie was voted 'Best Kept Village' several times in recent years in the 'Scotland in Bloom' competition.

• The village is ideal for cyclists and walkers who can enjoy the coastal walks along the Moray Firth and may be lucky to see the Bottlenose Dolphins. The famous Bow-Fiddle Rock, a wave-cut natural arch often teeming with Gulls and Cormorants, is a short walk from the cottage.

• All around Portknockie you will find various Whisky Trails and Castles to explore, as well as the Marine Aquarium at Macduff, the Scottish Tartan museum in Keith and the world famous Baxter's of Speyside.

• For those interested in golf, there are a number of very good courses nearby. Fishing, sea angling, scuba diving and sailing are all available nearby.

• Amenities within Portknockie include, 2 local hotels, grocers, newsagent, pharmacy, fish and chip shop, and not forgetting the children's sea paddling pool by the harbour.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Portknockie, Moray

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
3 Sep 2016 - 7 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
Mid
8 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£500
 
 
Low
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
High
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Low
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
Mid
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£500
 
 
Low
25 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
Mid
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£500
 
 
Low
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
High
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Low
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£500
 
 
Mid
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
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£75
£500
 
 
Low
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£400
 
 
High
16 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
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£60
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

IF GROUP IS >6 PEOPLE PLEASE READ BELOW AND SUBMIT AN ENQUIRY WITH THE PARTY SIZE RATHER THAN USING THE "BOOK NOW" FUNCTION.

For rentals of one week or more there will be a surcharge of £25 per person per week for groups over 6 persons.

For rentals of less than one week there will be a surcharge of £10 per person for groups over 6 persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Portknockie in Scottish Highlands & Islands

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • There are 2 baby cot's available
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming

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