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
May be taken during Low Season, which is November through to the end of March.
20% discount on the weekly price will be offered if you stay for 5 nights or less beginning on a Friday. This represents excellent value for luxury accommodation for 4 people.
LIMITED MOBILITY GUESTS We cannot offer an Access Statement, but 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.
General Enquiry If you just have a question, please get in touch. We will be happy to help.