​Buttermere Cottage

Method of Payment

Deposit -  A 30% deposit payment will be required at the time of booking. This will be processed via our secure online payment system.

Balance - The full balance becomes due 30 days prior to arrival. You will receive a payment request and link to online payment via email.

Housekeeping Deposit - This is charged to guests bringing dogs only. The deposit will be refunded if no additional cleaning is required.

This is a non-smoking property. However guests are welcome to smoke in the garden. Thank you.

Price Schedule (Friday-Friday)            2017 / 2018

November, December, January,

February, March                                     £380.00

April, May, June                                       £450.00
July, August                                              £560.00
September, October                              £450.00


Christmas  (week)                                   £560.00

New Year  (week)                                    £560.00

Christmas & New Year  (2 Weeks)        £1,000.00

Short Breaks      

  • September through to June
  • Minimum booking 4 nights
  • Start day any day of the week

LIMITED MOBILITY GUESTS For those guests with limited mobility the upper ground floor is comfortable accommodation. For your information there are 3 stone steps from the parking area to the cottage, with a small slope to the front door. Once inside, there is one step into the shower. If you have any questions or requests please call us directly on Tel: 01466 780471.

Delivery Groceries  If you wish you can arrange for delivery groceries after your arrival time. Please use full address Buttermere Cottage, Damside, Alvah, Banff, AB45 3DB. Give our telephone number as well, in case you are delayed. Also, please add on the note to the driver  'park in layby by Buttermere Cottage sign'.

Booking conditions  are emailed prior to a booking being confirmed. It is assumed that the Holiday Maker has read, understood and agreed to the Booking Conditions.  Any questions, please ask.

Public Transport  is available from Banff, where you can catch a bus along the coast towards Elgin and Inverness, or to Fraserburgh and Aberdeen. The nearest train station is 15 miles away in Huntly, where you can catch a train to Aberdeen. There is no public transport near the cottage. The location necessitates a motor vehicle. Motor Bikes welcome.

Nearest Amenities    Aberchirder is a village just 3 miles down the road. It offers a good Co-op, chemist, Post Office, Chinese and pubs.                                

                                           Banff is 5 miles in the opposite direction. An easy and beautiful drive it is a seaside town offering a selection of shops, takeaways

                                           and eateries. Also located here are the Drs, A&E and Dentists. All local information is in the cottage Welcome Book.

Parking  is situated next to the cottage in the form of a large off road gravelled layby. There is room for four cars.

Children  are very welcome at Buttermere Cottage. We can supply bed guards, a high chair and a Mothercare travel cot. All of which we will set up ready for your arrival. Cot sheets are not provided.

Included   Fuel, power, bath towels, bed linen, kitchen cloths, kitchen towels.

Amenities  Oil fired central heating. Mains water with pump for pressure. Flame effect electric fire. Full size fridge freezer. Washer Dryer. Microwave. Electric oven and hob. Washing line and pegs. Iron and ironing board.  PS3 games, DVDs, books and family games.  Free Wifi.  Humax free view television.  DVD player.

Accommodation  is over two ground floors. The master bedroom, en-suite, lounge and kitchen are on the upper ground floor. The second bedroom is situated on the lower ground floor with the shower room. There are stairs with a hand rail down to the lower ground floor.

The second bedroom is normally set up as a king size double. It is a zip linked bed and can be set up as a twin room with two single beds, on request. 

Booking & Amenities

General Enquiry  If you just have a question, please get in touch. We will be happy to help.