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Cowrie Cottage

Portknockie, Banffshire Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Pretty, traditional fisherman’s cottage for 6 situated just a few steps from the lovely beach of Portnockie.

Cowrie Cottage is a pretty, traditional stone fisherman’s cottage situated just a few steps from beaches of Portknockie. The cottage takes its name from the cowrie shell, which is avidly searched for and can be found on the nearby shoreline. Cowries have been valued for centuries in many parts of the world. In China and Africa they were used as currency (the Chinese character for money is a cowrie shaped shell) and these marine gastropods are still sought by collectors today. There is a collection of these tiny, ribbed shells left in the cottage and visitors are welcome to add to the collection (or take their finds home as a unique memento!). The caring owners have upgraded and refurbished this lovely cottage over the years and it now provides a high standard of accommodation, whilst retaining many attractive original features, including stripped pine doors. With sleeping accommodation for 6 people, together with two lounges and a separate dining room, it offers an ideal holiday for a larger family or combined holiday.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating, full double glazing and fitted carpets and comprises:
Entrance Hall: With hanging space for coats and stairs to first floor
Lounge: With feature electric fire, free view TV/DVD and radio/CD
Dining Room: With dining table and chairs for six.
Kitchen: With electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and telephone for incoming and emergency calls
Bedroom 1: With double bed (limited access to one side) and large fitted wardrobe.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC, wash basin and shaver point
Rear Hall: With pantry, freezer and access to outside.

First Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed and sea views
Bedroom 3: With two 3ft beds and sea views.
Small Second Lounge: With free view TV and DVD and full length window to rear.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, W.C. and hand basin.

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot, high chair and stair gates available on request. Wi-fi availableVery small and enclosed courtyard with furniture. Adjoining garage for storage of bicycles, canoes etc. Off road parking for 1 car.

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  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • StairgateStairgate
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

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