Carden Self Catering
Elgin, Moray, Morayshire
Carden Self Catering offers a truly unique experience in Alves near Elgin in Morayshire. There are almost limitless leisure opportunities that include stalking and hunting, shooting, fishing, walking, cycling and golf.
On the farm, there are six courtyard cottages which were created from the original eighteenth-century farm steading at Carden in 1994. All are furnished and equipped to a very high standard and are inspected annually by the Scottish Tourist Board (VisitScotland).
The BarnSleeps 6 - The whole upper floor comprises a large sitting/dining room with breakfast kitchen at one end. From the sitting room, French windows lead to a balcony giving panoramic views over the Firth and with stairs to the patio garden below.
The Mill HouseSleeps 4 - On the ground floor, there is a shower room off the hallway and a sitting/dining room with integral kitchen. French windows lead to a private patio garden, again with wonderful views. The upper floor has two bedrooms, a double and a twin, also a bathroom with a bidet.
The Cart HouseSleeps 4 - On the ground floor is a spacious sitting/dining room and separate kitchen; off the entrance hall is a shower room. Upstairs consists of a double (5ft bed) and a twin bedroom, also a bathroom complete with bidet.
The StablesSleeps 2 - The accommodation consists of an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with French windows giving access to the courtyard patio. There is a shower room off the entrance hall and a bedroom which can be a double or a twin – with en suite bathroom.
The BothySleeps 2 - The en suite bedroom is convertible to a twin or a double as wished, and has room for a cot or Z-bed; there is a separate spacious shower room. The Kitchen/dining/sitting room enjoys lovely views over the surrounding countryside.
The ByreSleeps 2 - It has a double bedroom (with 5′ bed) and a shower room. The living room has an attractive kitchen and a dining area with views into the courtyard. Through the French windows are glorious views across farmland to the Firth and the distant northern hills.
Visiting Elgin & Exploring MorayshireIn this landscape of rushing rivers, ancient lochs and miles of empty golden beaches you will have the chance to catch sight of eagles and hunting birds flying overhead whilst the seas around us offer glimpses of playful seals, leaping dolphins and even feeding whales.
With a wide range of accommodation suitable for everything from a romantic Christmas getaway through to a great family centred holiday, Carden Cottages, which are wonderfully positioned for exploring all that this beautiful area of Scotland has to offer, are a perfect choice.
The village of Alves, a mile away, has a great little family pub that serves excellent pub grub and the sands of Burghead Bay can be reached by car in five minutes.
Four miles east is the cathedral city of Elgin with a good selection of shops, cafe’s, attractions, Johnston’s Cashmere Visitor Centre, a smashing cinema and of course the Moray Leisure Centre with its pool complex and ice rink.
Forres seven miles west is an attractive town with award-winning parks, and floral displays centred around a high street that still holds ‘old world charm’ and filled with interesting local shops and free parking!
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Rates: £255 to £900 per week depending on season and unit.
Maximum of 6 people.
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Off street parking.
4 Star Visit Scotland.
Please note that map locations may be approximate.
Some of the Amenities available are:Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
More InformationVisit the accommodation owner's website.
Carden Self Catering Website
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