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Stunning 1 Bedroom Fishermans Cottage Located In The Beautiful Village Of Pennan

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom Property With Spectacular Sea Views

Pennan is a gorgeous little seaside village made famous from the eighties film - Local Hero where a business man falls for the charm and the pace of life the village has to offer. This is still true today, you will feel yourself relax as you wind down the steep road towards the village with breath-taking views of the sea in front of you. The house has been restored with deep consideration to its original features and new additions including artisan wood work and luxury bathroom. The village has a fantastic restaurant and pub and there are brilliant walks nearby offering a restorative getaway for guests.

Inside the house:

* On the ground floor there is an open plan kitchen and sitting room with a traditional wood burning stove. There are hand crafted touches throughout including the whiskey barrel window seat and hand made dining table. There is a well equipped kitchen thoughtfully designed to fit around the 19th century home.

*Upstairs on the first floor is the bedroom with a king-size bed, beautiful window seat and a wood burning stove. The en suite bathroom includes a shower and deep soaking tub.

*On the top floor there is a relaxing sitting room with bespoke furniture, a telescope and stunning sea views, the perfect place to relax with a book while listening to the waves...

The property is fantastic retreat offering guests a wonderful holiday with the idyllic setting and beautiful touches throughout. Bed linen, towels, picnic set, cleaning products and kitchen essentials are provided.

More Details

Kate Leith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

About Kate Leith

I am from nearby Aberdeen, where I live and work full time. I enjoy travelling and I have visited some wonderful places in the world and appreciate good hospitality. I hope that guests who come to The Wee House will enjoy a fantastic holiday in this little part of the world.

Kate Leith purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Kate Leith chose Aberdeen City & Shire

I have been visiting Pennan for a number of years as my parents own a holiday home here too. I bought The Wee House in 2014 and it has been lovingly restored into a beautiful seaside home - just the right size for two people! My boyfriend travels extensively for his job so its wonderful to have a getaway just an hour away when he is in Scotland.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Pennan in Aberdeenshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • One bathroom with deep sinking bath tub and combination shower, toilet and basin. Heated towel rail.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • One bedroom with kingsize bed and electric blanket.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
A variety of local books, maps and leaflets available for planning any trips during your stay. There is a telescope on the top floor and binoculars for bird and seal watching.


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Stunning 1 Bedroom Fishermans Cottage Located In The Beautiful Village Of Pennan
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews

Serene and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need is available in this quaint house by the sea.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this little bolt hole by the sea.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The owner has thought of everything. Luxurious, stylish, quirky and so comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at The Wee House. It is beautifully decorated and comfortable and has absolutely everything you need. The wood burner with all fuel included, the electric blanket, the lovely floored attic space....I could go on. Absolutely stunning and somewhere we will definitely return to when seeking a relaxing, chilled break. It was lovely to be able to pop into the Inn for a drink or meal as well. A brilliant few days, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Little Place!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely place to stay and was very clean and well maintained. We were very impressed by how well equipped the kitchen was and how cleverly the space was fitted. It is a small property (as you expect being called the 'Wee House') but we never felt cramped.

We really enjoyed the little touches all around the building to make it feel homely and not like a 'holiday home'. We stayed over Christmas and Pennan was extremely quiet (we checked a few times and the local pub didn't seem to be open) but it didn't affect our enjoyment as we had lots of cosy nights in front of the fire. Kate was very friendly and helpful in the run up to our arrival and everything was easy to understand (e.g. finding the wifi code, etc). There isn't an information pack like you find in a lot of places but we found our way around without any issue and the welcome pack was very much appreciated after a long journey! Would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy little cottage in beautiful Pennan

  • 5 of 5

The Wee House was a perfect little cottage in the quiet village of Pennan. The house had everything we needed for our three nights stay. It was beautifully furnished and very clean . Being there at this time of year it was great for sitting in front of the fire listening to the waves breaking on the wall. We could easily visit all the coastal villages from Fraserburgh to Buckie from there. The hotel at this time of year is open Saturday and Sunday for dinner or for a drink. We dropped in on Sunday night for a drink and a chat with the friendly barman 😊򒠠At this time of the year it is very quiet so be prepared for eating in and quiet evenings relaxing in comfort.

Thank you Kate for sharing your lovely little cottage with these two Aussies, we will remember it with fond memories of our 30th wedding anniversary.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredibly peaceful stay in beautiful Pennan!

  • 5 of 5

This place is simply a gem! We couldn't have been more happy to stumble upon Kate's cozy little cabin. We were there at the beginning of December and it was the perfect spot to curl up by the fire and hide for a few days in almost complete solitude! We would definitely love to come back. There is everything you would need and then some in this well thought out holiday home. You won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pennan Inn
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pennan Inn
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

There are lots of things to do around the Pennan area, including, the whiskey trail, fantastic golf courses, many castles and walks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Pennan, Scotland

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Check in from 2pm any day and check out is 11am on day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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