Place Category: Stay
The cosy cottage is ideal for a perfect romantic getaway for two. The space is quaint and quirky yet contains all mod-cons.
The one bedroom has a beautiful handmade four poster bed.
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to make a lovely special meal or barbecue.
You can either enjoy your meals inside by candle light and the wood burning stove, or in the conservatory; or on sunny days, outside on the cottage patio.
A fully equipped wicker picnic basket and blanket are also available should you wish to make your own special packed lunch to take with you on an outing.
Cottage basics provided include:- teas, coffee, sugar, breakfast cereals, jams etc.
Complimentary homemade bread is supplied on the day of arrival.
The cottage has a wide variety of books, music cds and games for your personal enjoyment during your stay. This includes an antique volume set of the history of The Highland Clans & Regiments.
The garden (approx. 1 acre) contains a wide variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowers. The property is surrounded by open fields of sheep and cattle.
The cottage has its own little lean-to conservatory which leads on to a private stone patio and barbecue area (exclusively for guests)
The is an abundance of wild birds in the garden including a family of grouse.
A short distance away you’ll find a thatched cabana nested among the trees which contains the hot tub. From its elevated position the view across the Isla Hills is truly beautiful, especially at sunset on a clear night.
At the end of your day, exploring the surrounding area, you can return to the cottage and enjoy your sun-downers in the hot tub, whilst listening to your favourite music.
The cottage has its own parking space right outside the door.
Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage but guests are welcome to smoke outside in the garden/grounds.
The owners live next door but will leave you to enjoy the peace and quiet – just as they do.
Wood burning stove (logs provided)
Electric storage heating
TV/DVD player with Netflix
Access to hot tub located in garden thatched cabana which overlooks the Isla Hills
Collection of books and CDs
Electric cooker & Microwave oven
Hammock for two
The cottage does not have its own washer or dryer but a laundry service is available if required, at a nominal charge.
The town of Keith gets its name from the Gaelic “Gaoith” meaning “wind” or “very pure air”
Keith’s motto is “The Friendly Town” and it is currently home to around 5000 friendly folks, as well as the oldest working distillery in the Highlands!
With its delightful selection of quaint independent shops on Mid Street, as well as along the A96 at Fife Keith; the town also provides a good selection of restaurants offering traditional Scottish fare as well as other specialist eateries (including Indian and Chinese)
You’ll find numerous specialist arts and crafts shops selling original art work of numerous local artists, as well as the world’s only Kilt making School where all the garments are hand sewn in the old traditional way.
Britain’s most northerly heritage railway operates between Keith and Dufftown, the malt whiskey capital of the world, during the months of April to September.
The town’s central location offers first class connections to the beautiful Moray Firth coastline with its stunning beaches and at certain times of the year, the chance to witness in person the Majestic and Heavenly Northern Lights.
The Scottish Dolphin Centre is located close by at Spey Bay; the Cairngorms National Park is just a short drive away as is the Scottish winter ski resorts of Aviemore and The Lecht (approx. 1 hour)
Only 10 miles away you’ll find the all weather Huntly Nordic Ski Centre as well as Huntly’s historic castle.
Keith also offers easy access to many of Scotland’s 283 munros; sign posted walks; the ancient castle trail as well as the local distilleries (seven of them), angling, falconry and so many other outdoor adventures.
Choose Keith as your base for exploring the diverse attractions of the North east of Scotland and you won’t be disappointed!
It’s all in Keith – Come and see it for yourself.