Apartment in Stonehaven, Grampian, Scotland - Bright, Stylish, Recently Modernised and Central In Historic Town
Hi Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I was born and brought up in Aberdeen 15 miles to the north of Stonehaven so over the years have had many trips to this seaside town and a lot of happy memories. Due to work I had to move away but still have many friends and relatives in this area and visit regularly. I was lucky enough to purchase this property in 2013 and a further one in 2017 with only a minute's walk between them (also advertised on Home Away). I love Stonehaven and hope that after your visit you too will see why.
Frances purchased this Apartment in 2013
Why Frances chose Stonehaven
Stonehaven is quite simply a beautiful place and is great for young and old alike. Once you have visited, you will definitely want to come back!
What makes this Apartment unique
The apartment is quirky, has everything on it's doorstep and is lovingly looked after by the owner; a real home from home and somewhere you will experience true Scottish hospitality which we pride ourselves in offering. We are sure you will have a great time from start to finish - you only have to read our reviews!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Loved the property. Frances was outstanding to deal with. Beautiful town. Did the whole DunnottarCastle walk about and it was worth the 7 pounds. Fascinating! Creel inn was the best meal while there. All four of us gave aunt Betty’s ice cream a thumbs down though.
Thank you Frances
First time staying & definitely not the last,beautiful property with lots of little surprises on arrival. Frances had left supplies in fridge and cupboard, a lovely cake & bottle of wine to welcome is. Spotlessly clean everything you could wish for when staying away. Centrally located near the market square & minutes from sea,plenty of info regarding area,places to visit & eat. Thank you Frances it was absolutely wonderful
Thank you so much for the great review; it was lovely to meet you both and thanks for looking after the place so well. As you say we have the advantage of being both central and close to the sea. Hope to see you both again.
Five Star Host!
Our lovely rental made our stay so much more enjoyable..loved Stonehaven..loved the central location of the flat.. loved the extra touches..loved the cleanliness..loved this comfortable home from home with fresh decor throughout,Frances has great taste and made our family feel so welcome with kind,thoughtful gifts for everyone - much to the delight of our youngest who enjoyed the treasure hunting! Thankyou so much Frances - you made a short family trip so much less stressful than it could have been given the circumstances.x
Thank you so much for being wonderful guests and looking after my place so well. The location of the apartment is great - central, yet close to the sea so you get the best of both. Our aim is for everyone that comes to visit Stoney to love it and want to come back again!
A very warm and generous welcome in Stonehaven.
We met as a family from all over the UK to celebrate a birthday at The Tolbooth. We came from London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire, ages ranging from 3 - 68 and Stonehaven had something to charm all of us. This property was supremely well equipped and there were many, many little and big extras that were very well received indeed! The three year old was so excited at “finding little surprises” of toys and sweet treats....as were we!
The property was well situated, very clean and with excellent modern appliances and the beds and linens were of good quality. We had a very lovely time and would recommend this property without the slightest hesitation!
Thank you so much for the great review. Stonehaven is a place for all age groups and delighted you all enjoyed your time here.
Stayed for four nights, the apartment was superb and the area and attractions were perfect for our requirements.
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review which is appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your time in Stoney and hope you will come and visit again.
Great Apartment, great location
I spent 10 days on holiday with my wife and two children at this apartment. It is ideally located about a minutes’ walk from the beach and adjacent to local shops, cafes and restaurants. All Stonehaven’s activities and places of interest are reachable on foot and we frequently took the opportunity to walk along the beach and harbour which are beautiful in the sunshine. In terms of the apartment itself, it is bright airy well decorated, comfortably furnished with all the facilities you could need. It contains the little personal touches from Frances’ demonstrating she is an owner who clears cares for her property.
On arrival we found a fridge stocked with fresh provisions, a welcome consideration after a long drive. Frances’ thoughtfulness for her guests was further highlighted by the little gifts she left for us all which were appreciated by the adults and created much excitement amongst my two daughters. The apartment does not have a sea view, but this is more than made up for in location, decoration and comfort. You could not hope for a more considerate owner than Frances who puts her guests at the centre of everything she does.
When we go back up to Aberdeenshire again and are looking for a seaside holiday, Frances will be the person we contact. Why would we consider going anywhere else?
Thank you so much for the fab review and looking after the place so well. As you say the location is perfect and also great for those who don't have a car. I look forward to welcoming you back again.
80 metres from sea and promenade. Beautiful sandy beaches along the coastline from Aberdeen to Lunan Bay (one of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland) - all within 30 minutes drive.
Aberdeen airport is approx 20 miles from Stonehaven.
Railway station which provides good links both north and south of the town is a pleasant 15 minute walk.
Bus rank 5 minute walk which services surrounding villages as well as to further afield.
Taxi rank 2 minute walk.
Aberdeen 15 miles north which can be reached by either car, bus, train or taxi.
Montrose 25 minutes drive south and can be reached by car, bus or train.
Dundee 45 minutes drive south and can be reached by car, bus or train.
Glasgow and Edinburgh can both be accessed by rail for a day trip.
Local quirky shops, numerous restaurants, hotels, small supermarkets, coffee shops, banks and even a small post office all on your doorstep. Tourist Information Centre across the road (closed winter months re-opens April 2015). Adventure playground, skate park and leisure centre with indoor pool, bowling, putting and tennis all within a 5-10 minute walk. Art Deco Olympic Sized Heated Open Air Pool (open summer months only with weekly midnight swims) 5-10 minute walk along promenade.
Events in Stonehaven include: The Feein' Market (June), Folk Festival (July), Highland Games (July), the Harbour Festival (August), The Real Ale Festival (November) as well as the world famous New Year Fireball Ceremony and Open Air in the Square concerts.
Aberdeen is easily accessible and great for a day trip. Also known as "The Granite City and Oil Capital of Europe” it has so much to offer the tourist, from wandering through the historic merchant quarter, enjoying a picnic at one of the many beautiful parks, making sandcastles at the beach, sampling the delights of one of the many restaurants or dancing the night away at one of the night clubs.
Altens & Tullos Industrial Estates sit at the south of Aberdeen city and is 20 minutes by car so the property is ideal for anyone on short stay business trips.
To the South Montrose is a 25 minutes drive where you can visit the Visitor Centre at Montrose Basin opened by the Scottish Wildlife Trust and open all year round. A must for all bird watchers.
Royal Deeside which is amongst the most beautiful places in Scotland and runs between Banchory and Braemar. This area is the home of many fine castles including the royal Balmoral Castle and Crathes Castle.