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Rathven Parish Church Hall, Portessie, near Buckie

Sleeps 6Sorry, No Pets3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms£1319 - £1639 pw



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This stunning converted parish hall has amazing views over the Moray Firth. Perfect for a couples or family getaway.. This beautiful property never fails to impress, having held the title of ‘Best Conversion of an old building in the UK’, Rathven Parish Hall seamlessly combines modern living with original features. This property offers a magnificent open plan living, dining and kitchen area, all on the first floor to maximise the endless sea views. The warm underfloor heating and wood burner give the property a wonderful cosy feeling, while the huge glass windows allow natural light to fill the room, with an amazing view of the Moray Firth.

The small fishing village of Portessie is situated around 2 miles from the larger town of Buckie. It sits amongst other stunning coastal towns and forms part of the Walk Highlands route. These walks offer ever-changing and dramatic views along the Moray Firth shorelines.

There is a popular coffee shop nearby, and in the larger town of Buckie you will find all the local amenities you could need for your stay. Visit one of the many fish restaurants and enjoy the fresh catch of the day, or learn about the area at the Fishing Heritage Centre.

Take a trip to the nearby village of Portknockie and marvel at the natural sea arch of Bow Fiddle Rock. Carry on a little further to Cullen and sample the famous Cullen Skink Soup, a warming Scottish dish made of smoked haddock, onions and potatoes.

If you like a round of golf, then you will be spoilt for choice in this area, with several courses very easily accessible. Portessie is also very well placed to enjoy the regions Whisky Distilleries, with many in this area of Moray and Aberdeenshire.

A fun family day put can be had at Spey Bay, 9 miles away, where you can take lovely walks and enjoy a visit to the Scottish Dolphin Centre too. The larger town of Elgin is 18 miles away and has everything from parks to museums, providing something for everyone. Rathven Parish Church Hall is not only a stunning property, it also has the perfect position from which to enjoy all this area of Moray has to offer. Beach 700 yards. Shop and pub 1½ mile, restaurant 700 yards.. 2 steps to entrance.

Ground Floor:

Bedroom 1: With double bed, 30" Freeview TV and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: With double bed.

Bedroom 3: With twin beds.

Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

First Floor:

Open plan living space: With wooden floor and beams.

Living area: With wood burner and 42" Smart TV.

Dining area.

Kitchen area: Galley-style with breakfast bar, electric oven, gas hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, steamer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine.

Utility room: With washing machine and toilet.. Gss underfloor heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Small courtyard. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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