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Sandend Cottage - in the picturesque 'get away from it all' fishing hamlet

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Family and Pet Friendly 3 bedroom cottage on beach, near Portsoy and Cullen

Sandend has a bit of a reputation locally as one of the best beaches around! A wide expanse of sand, backed by dunes and crossed by 2 burns (which provide great waterwork and dam opportunities!), home to Suds Surf School if you want to get active, and backed by Glenglassaugh Distillery - you can walk home along the beach after your tour and dram of the 'water of life'!

This part of the North East of Scotland lends itself to day trips, exploring the many beautiful fishing villages perched on hill tops or crouched precariously at the water's edge; following the Castle trail and discovering why this area has been so important across centuries of turbulent history; partaking in a dram along the Whisky Trail or perhaps getting close to the dolphins and other wildlife along the Moray Firth with a boat trip. Royal Deeside, the Cairngorm National Park and even Inverness and Loch Ness are all easily accessible. Discover the big skies and wide horizons, the fresh clear air and the quality of the light. In summer the days are near endless! In winter, nights are deep and long and starry, and on occasion spectacularly lit by the Northern Lights!

Sandend cottage has stunning views over the wide sandy beach from the kitchen, lounge and two front bedrooms. The elevated garden terrace and summer house, again with stunning views, are ideal for outdoor entertaining and barbeques. The enclosed garden and back utility/’wet’ area, along with fantastic coastal walks, makes this an ideal cottage for families, dog owners, walkers and surfers.

The cottage has 3 bedrooms, with the king size double and twin bedroom at the front of the house, where you can be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves on the beach just beyond. The single bedroom at the back is incredibly quiet, and has access to the terraced garden.

What better way to start the day than taking your morning cuppa out to the bench on the rockery and watch the beach slowly come to life.

More Details

Mrs Wendy Clements
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Mrs Wendy Clements

Having grown up in Leiicester, about as far away from the sea as it is possible to get, it was an absolute joy to move up to Scotland with my husband Colin, in 2002 and we haven't looked back. We started with a guest house, but when that started to get complicated after the arrival of twins, we moved into the self catering side of tourism. Colin is now a kitchen and bathroom fitter/joiner which is very handy for maintenance and I have an unpaid second job as child taxi service, keeping any spare time for walking the dogs on the beach and coastal rowing!

Mrs Wendy Clements purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Mrs Wendy Clements chose Banff

Location, location, location!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Banff in Aberdeenshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size double bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin bedded room - 2 Single Bed
    Back single bedroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Cot can be placed in any bedroom
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • bay
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surfing


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Sandend Cottage - in the picturesque 'get away from it all' fishing hamlet
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews


  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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Excellent location and cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our 5th time staying here and have a lovely stay yet again. The accommodation is excellent, clean and beautiful views.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage with stunning views.

  • 5 of 5

Sandend Cottage is a warm, very comfortable holiday retreat with everything you could possibly want. Ideal location for exploring the area and further afield. All topped off with the most stunning views and a fabulous beach right on your door step! Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Car: recommended

Take a tour round Glenglassaugh distillery - and walk home along the beach if you're struggling to designate a driver!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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