Drumhead Cottage

Self Catering

Drumhead Cottage, Finzean, Banchory, Aberdeen-Shire, AB31 6PB

    Modern, spacious detached cottage. Price varies according to time of year and length of stay.

    This is a delightful, detached cottage with extensive views of the hills and valley in which the peaceful village of Finzean is situated. It sits in the large gardens surrounding the owner's house. The modern, bright and spacious cottage provides very attractive and cosy accommodation and is equipped to a high standard.

    Accommodation comprises, hall, lounge, large kitchen/dining area, utility room, three bedrooms, one double, one twin bedded and one single bedroom, shower room with toilet and basin.  The cottage comfortably sleeps 5 but capable of sleeping 7 with a mixture of adults & children as there is also a double sofa bed in the lounge.  The cottage has it's own garden, sitting area with furniture, BBQ and a ramp to front entrance.  Outside Hot Tub from April 2016.

    The cottage, 7.5 miles west of Banchory, is ideally located for exploring Royal Deeside famous for its Highland Games in summer. There is a wide range of sporting activities available locally, including hill walking, mountain biking, skiing, horse riding, climbing, fishing, nine golf courses within 10-30 minutes drive and an outdoor activity centre within 10 miles providing activities including go-karting, quad biking and 4x4 driving.

    Banchory, Aboyne, Ballater and Braemar are all within easy reach by car and provide an excellent range of restaurants and shops. Days out can be planned round the variety of the many gardens and castles in the surrounding area such as Balmoral Castle, Crathes Castle, Drum Castle and many more. Aberdeen, the beautiful 'Granite City', 26 miles away offers much of historical and cultural interest.

    Finzean Farm Shop and Tea Room 1/2 mile and a Restaurant & Pub 2.5 miles.

    Bed linen and towels included in weekly charge (excluding cot linen).  Electricity charged.  Cot & Highchair available. Electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine. Wi-fi, TV with freeview, DVD, IPod docking station, instant panel heating throughout, lockable cycle storage. Off road parking, no smoking, no pets.  Returnable deposit against damage/breakage required at check-in.

    Short breaks available.

    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Drumhead Cottage
    £375.00 per unit per week

    For bookings of 5 adults or more please call owners direct. We cannot accept bookings of 5 persons or more unless this has been discussed with owners and confirmed by phone or email.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access chargeable
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities Outdoor Hot Tub from April 2016
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property Electricity is charged using meter readings.
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Spa Pool Available New for 2016 we have an outside Hot Tub. The Hot Tub may need to be drained/cleaned/heated during your stay so may not be available for one night of your stay.


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Road Directions

    From Banchory - at the only set of traffic lights turn down Dee Street and cross the River Dee Bridge. Continue on this B976 road for approx 7 miles and you will enter the village of Finzean. At the sharp corner (beside the Finzean shop and post office) take the left fork and continue on this road until the first road to your right signposted Finzean School and Church. We are the first house on the left before you reach the Church.
    From Aboyne - follow the sign posts for South Deeside Road (cross the River Dee Bridge) and take a left along the South Deeside B976 road for approx 7 miles (go through Ballogie) and after you reach the summit of Corsedardar hill you will see a road to your right signposted Finzean Church and School. Take this road and continue

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen take the North Deeside Road to Banchory then follow directions as "by Road".

    Getting there by ferry:- From Aberdeen take the North Deeside Road to Banchory then follow directions as "by Road".

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