The Stables (sleeps 4) on a working farm overlooking the village of Lumsden 25 minutes from the Cairngorm National Park
The Stables is situated at Boghead, a working beef and sheep farm just outside the village of Lumsden in rural Aberdeenshire. Ideally situated 30 miles from the stunning beaches and fishing villages of the Moray coast to the north or Aberdeen to the east and 25 minutes from the Cairngorm National Park for spectacular walks or drives it provides the ideal holiday venue.
The cottage was converted from the original steading buildings in 2016, it has 2 bedrooms (sleeps upto 4) both of which have ensuite shower rooms with an open plan kitchen/living room which is equipped with cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment and washing machine and all the crockery and pans you will need, there is a dining table and chairs and comfortable seating for 4 as well as a woodburner to brighten dark winter evenings. There is a television and board games and books are supplied with wireless internet available throughout the cottage.
The Green room has a king size bed that can be split into two 2ft 6inch single beds, this room has an extra large shower. The Blue room has a double bed.
All the rooms in the cottage have individual thermostats for the underfloor heating to ensure room temperatures can be set to individual preferences.
The cottage is all on one level with no steps inside or outside, immediately outside the front door is a large hardstanding area for parking several cars and outside the patio doors is a paved area with table and chairs for sitting out and enjoying the stunning views. Across the yard there is a heated boiler room which as well as containing the tumble dryer also has drying racks for drying wet outdoor clothing and can be used for the storage of bikes, fishing gear etc, immediatly outside the dryer room is an electric car charging point which is available for guests use.
The Stables is just off the Whisky trail with our nearest distillery being 10 miles away and right on the Castle trail with the nearest castle being 3 miles away. Deeside Activity Centre and Lochter are both about 30 minutes away for Go-Karting, Clay shooting etc with GoApe at Crathes and several riding stables and cycle trails locally.
Lumsden retains a small village shop for everyday esentials as well as full garage services including a taxi, at the end of the village is Mossat Fishery and an Antique shop. Alford which is 8 miles away has a Co-op and selection of local shops as well as the Grampian Transport Museum for all things transport, from the Stage coach era to modern day and the Alford Heritage centre and Museum for a look into the North East's past. The Market town of Huntly is 12 miles away and has 2 supermarkets, Tesco and Asda as well as local shops and is home to Deans Shortbread Factory and Bistro, the Nordic Ski Centre and Huntly Castle.