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Exterior | Dess Lodge, Dess, Aboyne
Exterior | Dess Lodge, Dess, Aboyne
  • Cottage
  • Dess, Aboyne
  • SGGP

Dess Lodge

6.7

out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 2

  • 0

Wifi
Car parking on site
Detached

This unusual property, complete with an open fire, is in a beautiful area of Scotland and close to Balmoral.

This most attractive, Victorian, detached baronial gatehouse is situated just off the road between Aberdeen and Balmoral and offers gracious living in the heart of Royal Deeside. The interior has been attractively furnished in traditional style with pitch pine finishings, open fire, tartan flooring and tasteful antiques. Surrounded on three sides by the gardens, its location is ideal for a holiday exploring this beautiful area. Enjoy the charms of the surrounding towns and villages - from Banchory with its bustling high street to Ballater, famed for its royal connections. Many historical places of interest, from the castles of Crathes and Balmoral to the standing stones of Tomnaverie. Superb scenery surrounding the area enhances any day out. Shops 2 miles, pub 3 miles.

Living room with open fire in Portland surround, original shutters and sofa bed (alternative sleeping). Kitchen/dining room with slate floor, exposed granite walls, door to garden. Spiral staircase to first floor: Two bedrooms; one double with en-suite shower room and toilet, one twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Open fire - fuel available locally
  • Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Raised lawned sitting-out area with furniture
  • Private parking for 1 car; additional parking space on site
  • No smoking
  • Please note: There is a drop and bank in the garden

Features

Detached Property

Garden or Patio

Historical Property

Internet Connection

Open Fire

Parking - On Site

Quirky - Gatehouse

Shower Cubicle

Unique Cottages

Washing Machine

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 9 reviews

6.7

out of 10

Value for money

8

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort and Equipment

6.8

Location

6.7

Local amenities

7.7

Overall rating

6.7

IAN

  • Couple

6

out of 10

Washer door did not work all looked a bit tired needed a little bit of work on it.

11 Jul 2022

M

7

out of 10

Unique building in a handy location for outdoor activities and local facilities

2 Jul 2022

J

  • South

  • Family (the eldest child is at school)

1

out of 10

Far too noisy almost on the main road

2 Jul 2022

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