Scardroy Alford is a 7 bedrooms detached bungalow on a large peaceful 5-acre site, situated in the charming village of Alford, Aberdeenshire.
The excellent space makes an ideal setting for the whole family or for a group of friends to escape into a peaceful paradise - it's also perfect for celebrations /events, which we can arrange with you, and suitable for all ages.
Or... if you and your colleagues have a temporary work assignment nearby, it's also the perfect location to relax, socialize and get a good night's sleep after a busy day.
The living spaces within the bungalow are very sociable and there is also an outside barbecue house and hot tub (available at an extra cost) and gazebo for outside dining.
Nestled in rural Aberdeenshire, the village of Alford, where Aberdeen Angus beef originates from, is walking distance from the property and has plenty of attractions for all the family, with two museums, a golf course and a country park with many lovely walks to explore.
Alford sits by the River Don and the hills of Bennachie and Coreen and has a variety of shops, restaurants and amenities.
Steeped in history, the town is home to the Battle of Alford battleground and Alford Heritage Centre as well as the Grampian Transport Museum.
For those who love the outdoors, the nearby Haughton and Murray country park offer an abundance of beautiful walks, and the 18-hole Alford Golf Course is ideal for both experienced and novice players.
In the surrounding area, there are a number of castles including the Scottish Baronial Castle Fraser and its historic walled gardens.
An ideal location for exploring Aberdeenshire, there is something for everyone in Alford.
It's the ideal Group Accommodation:
Spacious bungalow with 7 Bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom with Four Poster King with En-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and separate shower.
Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed.
Bedroom 3 - 1 King Size Bed.
Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed.
Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed.
Bedroom 6 - 1 Small Double Bed and 1 Single Bed.
Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed - this bedroom is situated on an opposite part of the house, with its own shower room and hallway area,
so it's possible for a part of the group to be separate.
3 Additional Shower Rooms and a Guest Toilet.
Large Kitchen and Dining Area with Separate Utility Room.
2 x Sitting Rooms (1 with Bar)
Oil central heating
Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher,
Sitting Room has BT TV with BT Sports
All bedrooms have TVs with Freeview.
Kitchen TV also Freeview.
Wi-Fi with brilliant signal all around the house.
Selection of books, games and DVDs
A working firestick which is free to use.
Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
Pets welcome at the owner's discretion.
Sorry - No Smoking.
Aberdeen is a key port city in the North-East of Scotland, known as the 'Granite City' for its attractive and enduring granite buildings. The city is a vibrant base for the offshore oil industry, and is home to an international population. Aberdeen features several landmarks that attract tourists from around the world, some of which include:
This unmissable large granite building in the heart of Aberdeen city centre is a beautiful and towering blend of the past and future. Now used as the headquarters for Aberdeen City Council, the building has been used as a university and began construction in 1835. It is the second largest granite building in the world.
His Majesty's Theatre
His Majesty's Theatre is the largest theatre in north-east Scotland, seating more than 1400 and showing a wide variety of shows, concerts and exhibitions. Overlooking the impressive Union Terrace Gardens and just a short walk from the city centre, there's bound to be something of interest for all.
Situated on the coast near Stonehaven (25 minutes south of Aberdeen),Dunnottar Castle is one of the most iconic and famous landmarks in all of Scotland. An unforgettable experience, the ruined medieval fortress is located upon a rocky headland and makes for stunning picturesque photographs, no matter the weather. The castle played an important role in the history of Scotland and guided tours are available to book.
Aberdeen has a great selection of parks and green spaces open to the public. Some worthy attractions include Duthie Park, home to the relaxing Winter Gardens, Hazlehead Park which features picnic areas, a maze and petting zoo, and Victoria Park which is a stunning quiet space in the heart of a busy city.
Perhaps one of Aberdeen's most visited locations on a sunny day, Aberdeen Beach is a must for tourists. The sprawling sandy beach expands for miles along the coast, and provides amazing views of Aberdeen Harbour and the endless coastline. The beach isn't the only attraction here, as there is also Codona's Amusement Park, featuring thrill rides and indoor machines, a nearby shopping centre and cinema and quirky cafes full of character. The beach is also only a 20-minute walk from the city centre, and is easily accessible by bus.
Aberdeen has a great selection of shopping centres to choose from, featuring everything from designer stores such as Hugo Boss and The North Face to high-street fashion like H&M, New Look and Topshop. Union Square is the largest shopping centre, featuring a 10-screen cinema, bus station, restaurants and spa. The Bon Accord Centre also boasts a similar selection of shops and restaurants, as does the St. Nicholas Centre. Aberdeen's Trinity Centre and The Academy also feature a large selection of restaurants and shops. Scardroy Aberdeen is located only 5-10 minutes walk from all shopping centres.
Aberdeen is within easy access of Scotland's main cities, as well as further afield in the rest of the UK and abroad:
Aberdeen Airport has direct flights to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Dublin and more and also recently added flights to Alicante, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Frankfurt.
Aberdeen Rail Station is reachable from all around the UK, from as far afield as Penzance or London or as close as Aberdeenshire and Inverness. Union Square shopping centre is also home to Aberdeen Bus Station, ensuring you arrive in the heart of the city centre and only a short walk from Scardroy Aberdeen.
Ferry services are also available from Shetland, Orkney and Scandinavia.
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