Sweetheart Cottage & Love Shack


Entire cottage hosted by Elizabeth

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Our charming spacious one bedroom cottage with exposed stone wall and open fire has a true highland feel, along with a hot tub and love shack this is a highland romantic getaway like no other. Stone throw away from the river Don and the 300 year old Poldullie bridge that the new Mary Queen of Scots movie was filmed on also central to whisky trails & castles.

The space
The cottage is next to the main house with secure parking ,set in the Cairngorms National Park next to the village of Bellabeg, which holds the famous Lonach Highland gathering and games that attracts over 7000 people a year. Just across the road is the river Don and the famous three hundred year old Jacobite Poldullie bridge built in 1715 the new Mary Queen of Scots has just filmed on the bridge, we had 172 extras and the props crew just out side the cottage and the hot tub ready for the stunt men. Just 8 miles up the road is the Lecht Ski resort with stunning views. Sweetheart Cottage is the ideal location for sightseeing, walking , skiing, exploring and birdwatching or just to chill out and relax. If you are celebrating a special occasion please let us know, we can attempt to accommodate all requests.
We now have a wee honesty shop in the snug area next to the decking area please enter by side door.
The Smart Tv in the cottage only has Netflix there are no Tv channels. You can log in to the other app that are available just remember not to log on the Netflix this should only be our account and to remember to log out of any other apps.

From the 7/12/20 Airbnb will be withdrawing service fees from guests and charging it directly to the host because of this our price will go up 18% that will then be deducted from us by Airbnb.

Please note check in is from 4 pm and check out is no later than 10 am this has been recommended by government guid lines so the cottage has time for a deep clean before the next guest arrive. Sweetheart Cottage is pet friendly up to 2 well behaved dogs we request you keep them on leads at all times out with the cottage as we have pony’s & hens please do not surmise they will be friendly towards our hens they are dogs they love to chase birds. We insist you keep your pets off the bed and furniture hairs and paw prints on bedding and sheets will be charged at a £30 cleaning fee along with any guest towels used for anything apart from drying your selfs.
Please let us know all guest first names when booking and let us know if you are vegan or vegetarian so we can adjust the welcome basket.

Do not put anything down our toilet apart from tissue paper we are not connected to the mains, we are on a private septic system if you block our drains we will charge you £100 and the bill for clearing the drains.
No wipes
No sanitary products
No cotton buds
Dispose of the above in the bathroom waste bin.
Please use your common sense and be respectful of our property! lol

Please note before you book we are in a remote part of the Cairngorms so if you want a take away or to eat out it’s a 15 to 30 min drive. The kildrummy inn is a 15min drive they may do take away but you need to call ahead depending on how busy they are and if they are open. There are lots of take away and restaurants in Aboyne, Alford, Ballater, all with in a 30 min drive. Our local pub is only open fri to sun and has a very small menu.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Indoor fireplace
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Aberdeenshire , Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

What can I say, we are in the Cairngorms, surrounded by beauty and knee deep in history. whisky trails galore, Pictish stones, wildlife and outdoor sports.

Strathdon is a friendly area with lots to see and explore.

We have a cracking local shop and Post Office that is very well stocked, opening hours are 8am - 4pm Monday to Saturday and 9am -2pm Sunday.

The Steading Bar with small food menu is only 1.4 mile away, opening days may change during winter months so please check on their FB page.

Goodbrand & Ross tea room is a 10min drive away and is doing a take away service just now again please check their FB as this could change.

Kildrummy Inn is a 15min drive and is award winning with a set menu and a must visit, you need to phone to book in advance no walk in. Again please see their FB page.

Hosted by Elizabeth

Joined in April 2016
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Myself and husband decided to move to this stunning area to start up holiday accommodation, we wanted to create something that was a bit quirky, cozy and romantic, we started with Sweetheart Cottage which has been a success and have now built our first Cabin The Wee love Nest this is the first of 7 going up, our aim is for you to relax and enjoy you’re stay taking away with you wonderful memories.
Myself and husband decided to move to this stunning area to start up holiday accommodation, we wanted to create something that was a bit quirky, cozy and romantic, we started with…

During your stay

We live across from the Cottage due to COVID 19 we will keep communion through text message or phone call.

Elizabeth is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water

Cancellation policy

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