Springfield is the perfect location for families or couples, with the beach and forest walks of Roseisle just 3km away where you can go for walk along the beach or along the forest trails. Bikes are also permitted along the forest trails. From the cottage you can have beautiful views of open farmland all around.
This spacious comfortable cottage is on one level. It has a large open plan sitting/dining room with comfortable settees and a woodburning fire on a large brick fireplace giving a cosy atmosphere. There are two bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite. The family bathroom has a bath, toilet and electric shower.
The fully equipped kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. It has a kitchen table and seating so you socialise with your family and friends whilst preparing meals. The utility room is equipped with a washing machine, iron, ironing board and freezer.
There are three bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom which has a walk in shower. The second and third bedrooms have zip beds which can be left as two singles in each room or made up as king size beds. Just let us know when you book and we will accommodate your needs.
Outside we have a patio area with barbeque and patio furniture. You can relax and enjoy the long summer nights that we experience in the summer. There is parking for up to four cars in our private drive. Wood for the fire is included in your rental as are linen, towels and electricity. Wifi available.
Pets are welcome by prior arrangement. Please be aware that we do not allow them in bedrooms or on furniture and they should not be left in the cottage on their own.
Springfield Croft is just a 5 minute drive to Roseisle beach or if you feel like a walk it takes about half an hour to get to the woods and beach. The towns of Elgin and Forres are just 7 miles away and about 10 minutes in the car.
The cottage is an excellent base for exploring with historic castles such as Brodie, Cawdor and Ballindalloch within easy driving distance. Fort George and Culloden, the historic battlefield is just an hours drive. The County of Moray has the only Malt Whisky Trail in the world - 7 distilleries and the Speyside Cooperage are easily reached. For retail shopping the Johnstons Cashmere Visitor Centre is just 12 km away and Brodie Countryfare is 30 minutes drive, Baxters is also based in Moray.
Findhorn is 6 miles away with excellent pubs and a wide range of water sport opportunities.The wonderful sandy beach adjoining Roseisle Forrest is 3km down the road from the Croft. There is cycle and walking trails in the Forest. From Roseisle you can walk along the beach to the nearby coastal village of Burghead. Within 2 miles there is trout fishing lakes, quad biking and golf course. For the golfer there is a number of golf courses within easy driving distance, Forres, Elgin, Lossiemouth, Spey Bay, Kinloss Country Club, Nairn and Nairn Dunbar are all within 30 minutes of the cottage.Aviemore is some 45 minutes drive away with beautiful views along the way. At Carrbridge there is the Landmark centre which is a favourite with children with climbing frames, maze, water slides and you can view the squirrels on the nature walk.
The Highlands are home to a quarter of a million people living in communities spread throughout the area and this is the reason why it is such a wonderful holiday destination. It has a vibrant city as well as a good mixture of remote crofting communities and sparsely populated islands.The Moray coast has a number of small fishing villages such as Burghead, Hopeman and Findhorn dotted along it. The beautiful countryside makes this an ideal place to live and visit.
You will require a car to get around as Springfield is located in the country although we are only 1.5 miles form the small village of Alves where you can pick up buses to Aberdeen and Inverness via towns such as Elgin and Forres. There is also a bus that goes to the airport.
For the more sporty there are cycle routes available throughout Moray. From Springfield you can cycle to the beach and forest of Roseisle where there are some very forest walks leading to the beach and you can also use the trails for cycling.
Great area for all to enjoy.