Orton Estate Holiday Properties

Self Catering

Orton Estate, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7QE

    Orton Estate is located on the eastern side of Scotland, midway between Inverness and Aberdeen.

    Ten miles from the sea, it is situated in idyllic rural surroundings beside the River Spey, one of Scotland's most famous salmon fishing rivers. Each property is serviced by our housekeeping team. You can also make use of our full board or part board catering services, both of which operate from July through September. Or if you prefer, you can be self-catering.  Each property was once a farm house or other farm building and they are all well equipped for modern living. We are close to several of Scotland's famous golf courses on which we can usually arrange for our guests to play while staying with us. We are within easy reach of the seaside, Grampian Mountains as well as the beautiful unspoilt countryside between them. Apart from exploring the hills and mountains by car or on foot, nearby places of interest include some of Scotland's famous castles and some of its best known malt whisky distilleries. Orton Estate is host to 10 comfortable Country properties, all located near the picturesque River Spey in the heart of Moray. The largest can sleep up to 12 guests, while the remainder sleep between 2 and 11 guests. The 2 St Mary's properties or the 2 Bruntlands properties can be rented together, allowing parties of up to 16-18 to be catered for. Every dietary requirement can be accommodated by our chefs who specialise in preparing locally produced food for our fully catered guests. The properties also have their own liquor licenses. Alternatively you may prefer to be independent, in which case any of the properties can be rented on self-catering basis. Part catering is also available and guests can enjoy the flexibility of catering for themselves and utilise our central catering facility, where food is prepared centrally and delivered to properties on request.Our aim is to provide the personal touch, which will ensure that your visit is as enjoyable as possible.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    10
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Bruntlands Farmhouse
    Bruntlands Steading
    Darnethills
    East Lodge
    East St Marys
    Garbity Farmhouse
    Garbity Flat
    Lower Bruntlands
    St Marys
    The Mains of Orton

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Domestic

    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Linen Provided
    • Electric Cooker
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Dishwasher
    • WC EnSuite
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine
    • Drying Facilities
    • Gas Cooker
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Hairdryer Available Hairdryers in all bedrooms
    • Telephone
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Bunk Beds ADULT bunk beds in one room in Darnethills Annexe only
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Private Car Space
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route Rural bus timetable
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Children

    • Highchair Available No charge for use of highchairs
    • Cot Available No charge for use of cots
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Internet Access INTERNET CONNECTION – (1) A public wireless connection can be accessed in the Office between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm or from the privacy of your parked car in the office car park 24hrs every day. The following is the information that you wINTERNET CONNECTION – (1) You are also welcome to use one of our Internet Dongles. The use of the Dongle attracts a deposit charge of £40 which is fully refundable upon return of the Dongle to the Estate Office prior to the end of your visit. The Dongle may have funds on it from the previous user rendering this ready for use BUT you may need to Top-up the Dongle ie arrange for a data add-on (allowance) before you can start using this Internet with this device. You can choose which data allowance would best suit you. The simplest way to do this is to buy online. For example you can pay per day - this means the your allowance will last until the data runs out or it expires at midnight the day after you but it. You can do this even
    • Fax/Email Facilities Fax messages can be sent and received from the Estate Office.
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Room Service Available Room service is provided as a complimentary service

    Location

    • Rural Location On Farm Estate located 8 miles from coast and 9 miles from City of Elgin.

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome Pets are charged at £26 including VAT @ 20% per Pet per week or part week. This charge is non-refundable.
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Pets Allowed Pets are charged at £26 including VAT @ 20% per Pet per week or part week. This charge is non-refundable.
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Children Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- To Elgin Station - daily from London Kings Cross and Sleeper from London Euston (changeover at Aberdeen/Inverness).

    Getting there by aeroplane:- To Aberdeen Airport (flights from UK and International Airports). To Inverness Airport (flights from Surope, London Gatwick, Luton and Glasgow).

    Getting there by ferry:- Kirkwall to Aberdeen - 3 sailings weekly. Lerwick to Aberdeen - 7 sailings weekly.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 3 maximum
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
      • with a ramp
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    • Discounts available :- If your party is smaller or its stay is shorter the cost will be less. Smaller party prices are available and generally represent 75% of the full week price. This means a reduction of 25% can be offered on the full property price off-season and winter periods only excluding Christmas and New Year.
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