The Stables is a 2 bedroom (sleeps upto 4) Steading conversion on a working Beef and Sheep farm just outside the village of Lumsden in rural Aberdeenshire. We are 25 minutes from the Cairngorm National Park and on both the Castle and Whisky trails. The stunning Moray coastline with it pretty fishing villages like Portsoy and Cullen is 30 miles to the north with Aberdeen 30 miles to the east. The market town of Huntly with its castle, Deans Shortbread factory and its shops is 13 miles to the north and Alford, home to the Grampian Transport Museum and Alford Heritage Centre is 8 miles to the south so we are ideally situated wherever and what ever you wish to visit.
Level access bedrooms
Getting hereFor further information on accessible travel in Scotland, go to Transport Scotland.
Travel by public transport
Insch Station is on the main Aberdeen to Inverness line.
Travel by taxi
Parking is right outside the cottage and is on hardstanding with some paved area.
Path to main entrance
Guests are always met personally so help is always available.
Getting around inside
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Self catering kitchen
The worksurfaces are 910mm high with the Hob and Sink set into them.
The oven is 660mm high with microwave above (1360mm)
The kitchen/sitting room is open plan, there is a sofa and armchair, dining table and chairs, television and woodburner.
Flooring throughout the cottage is ceramic tile with underfloor heating, no rugs or carpets anywhere.
Green room bathroom
This is ensuite to to the green bedroom, it has a large shower cubicle 115 by 89 with a 45mm threshold.
Double bedroom with ensuite shower room
Blue room bathroom
The Blue bathroom can also be accessed from the hallway as well as from the Blue bedroom.
Standard size shower cubicle 830mm by 850mm with 75mm threshold.
The Green Bedroom has a Kingsize zip and link bed that can be split to make two 760mm wide single beds.
The Boiler/drying room can be used for the storage of bikes or other equipment as well as for the storage and drying of outdoor clothing.
Getting around outside
The patio is imediatly outside the Sitting room accessed via the double patio doors, there is a slight change of levels between the 2 halves of the patio 100mm sloped over 600mm, the half outside the patio doors is on the same level as the cottage.
Customer care support
Mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs can be stored and recharged in the Boiler/drying room, there are also plugs in the cottage to recharge an electric wheelchair.
Customer care support
The owners live on site so are available if assistance is needed.