A charming 2 bedroomed 2nd floor flat, on the seashore in the old part of the town designated as a conservation area.
Price varies according to time of year and length of stay.
The flat has two double bedrooms, a separate sitting room, shower room and kitchen with dining area. It is situated right next to the sea and has stunning panoramic views across Stonehaven bay from the dining area. It is fully equipped with a washing machine, fridge, microwave and an internet computer. The flat offers comfortable accommodation for four people, or would suit a family with 2 or 3 children.
The flat is about 150 m from the scenic harbour, 5 mins walk from a full range of shops, and 20mins walk from the main line train station( 15 min ride to Aberdeen). Stonehaven is a resort that remains popular as a family destination for short breaks. It is a seaside town with a harbour and a long sandy beach. The flat overlooks the beach, and so offers access to a whole range of activities in the area.
There are many entertainments available with Stonehaven itself. There is also a sport centre, and gym, outdoor tennis courts, bowling and putting green and indoor crown bowling facility. For those who like to play sport there is an 18 hole golf course on the far side of the bay (situated on the Highland Fault) and continuing along the clifftop. For children there is also an advernture playground and a skateboard/bike ramp area. More adventurous sportsmen chose to try surfing in the bay on rougher seas!
For those who want to travel a little further there is good access to Aberdeen and the towns of the Dee Valley. The flat gives a good starting point for walking and cycling tours of the area and there are 2 or 3 excellent walks starting from the front door (e.g. 2 miles along the cliffs to Dunnattor Castle, of up the River Carron into Dunnattor woods). Stonehaven is a centre for folk music and boasts an annual festival and has weekly events and its own specialist folk music shops in the town centre. There are two horseriding schools just outside the town, and many moutain bike tracks. Two nature/bird reserves are within cycling distance.
It can provide a suitable starting point for touring the wider attractions of the area such as the neighbouring Scottish towns - Banchory and Balmoral to the West, Montrose and Dundee to the South. It is a mere 3 hours drive to Inverness.
There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops in Stonehaven, including a famed Fish restaurant on the harbour, and 2 award winning 'chip shops' and the atmospheric Art Deco Carron Restaurant. The whole area offers opportunities to enjoy the outdoor life and there are cycling routes, beaches, bird sanctuaries and hillside walking all within easy reach of the centre of Stonehaven.