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The Guardhouse

Rothiemay, Banffshire

Private wing of a country house on a 700-acre estate in Scotland, a romantic hideaway for couples looking for a rural escape.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
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£180-270 per night

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Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 2 nights low season & 3 nights high season

The Guardhouse is owned and managed by Bethany.

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Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
2 guests
4  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
2 guests
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27th May
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Arrive this Monday 27th May for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
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27th May
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Arrive this Monday 27th May for 5 nights
£1000
£900
2 guests
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27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 6 nights
£1200
£1080
2 guests
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27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Tuesday 28th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
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28th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Tuesday 28th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
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28th May
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Arrive this Wednesday 29th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
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29th May
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Arrive this Wednesday 29th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
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29th May
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Arrive next Friday 31st May for 3 nights
£600
£540
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31st May
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Arrive next Friday 31st May for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
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31st May
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Arrive next Saturday 1st Jun for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
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1st Jun
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Arrive next Monday 3rd Jun for 4 nights
£660
£594
2 guests
4  nights
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3rd Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Monday 3rd Jun for 7 nights
£1540
£1386
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3rd Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Wed 5th Jun for 4 nights
£880
£792
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5th Jun
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Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 3 nights
£660
£594
2 guests
3  nights
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7th Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 7 nights
£1540
£1386
2 guests
7  nights
Fri
7th Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 4 nights
£880
£792
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4  nights
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7th Jun
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The highlights
  • 18th-century guardhouse adjacent to the historic Mayen House in the Deveron Valley with its own private entrance.
  • Beautiful interior, inspired by the traditional character of the building with luxurious soft furnishings, a piano and a beautiful roll-top bath.
  • Private garden with an outdoor kitchen, barbecue, pizza oven and wood-fired hot tub.
  • Located on a private 700-acre estate with plenty of activities on offer, from salmon fishing to clay pigeon shooting to long walks with a ‘posh picnic’ prepared for you.

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You should know
  • Not suitable for pets.

Licensing
This property has a Scottish STL Licence
Licence No: Applied
Licensed up to: 2 guests
EPC rating: G

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The detail

Enjoy your own wing of a grand country house on a private 700-acre estate in Scotland. The Guardhouse, built in 1788, is a unique, listed building packed with charm and character. Inside you’ll find a cosy hideaway, centred around an impressive fireplace, perfect for couples on a romantic getaway. Outside, there’s your own private garden space with a wood-fired hot tub and beyond that, a beautiful walled garden, flowing rivers where you can fish or swim and endless rugged countryside to explore.

The Guardhouse is part of the historic Mayen House but guests have their own entrance and private garden so you can choose to be as secluded as you like. Step inside and you immediately get a sense of the history of the building. You’ll be greeted by beautiful wooden floors, beams overhead, extravagant soft furnishings and an impressive chimney breast with a wood-burning stove at the heart of it all.

Sit back and relax in front of the stove on the comfy sofa or perhaps try a tune or two on the piano. The living area is double height in some parts, overlooked by the bedroom on a mezzanine level, helping the house feel interconnected and cosy. There’s a fully equipped kitchen and you can pick up fresh ingredients from the local farm shop. On sunny days, take the cooking outside to the outdoor kitchen where you'll find a Kamado barbecue and a pizza oven.

Upstairs, the bedroom is a relaxing space with a comfy double bed complete with crisp, fresh sheets. There’s also a lovely antique writing desk positioned to enjoy the wonderful views out over the estate. In the bathroom, you’ll find a gorgeous roll-top bath where you can relax after a long walk on the estate, as well as a separate shower.

There’s plenty to do in the area without even leaving the estate. Stroll through the walled garden and out to the woodlands and meadows beyond. Try your hand at a bit of wild salmon fishing or have a go at clay pigeon shooting. A ‘posh picnic’ can be prepared for you and delivered to your door or to a location on the estate. In the evening, return to your romantic hideaway and relax in the wood-fired hot tub enjoying a glass of something as the sun sets.

Features
Essential
  • Hot Tub
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • Television
  • Smart TV/FireStick
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Cleaning service
£180-270 per night
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Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 2 nights low season & 3 nights high season

SAVE TO WISHLIST

Late deals available

Time sensitive - don't hang around...

Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
2 guests
4  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
2 guests
3  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
2 guests
7  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 5 nights
£1000
£900
2 guests
5  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive this Monday 27th May for 6 nights
£1200
£1080
2 guests
6  nights
Mon
27th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Tuesday 28th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
2 guests
3  nights
Tue
28th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Tuesday 28th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
2 guests
4  nights
Tue
28th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Wednesday 29th May for 3 nights
£600
£540
2 guests
3  nights
Wed
29th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Wednesday 29th May for 4 nights
£800
£720
2 guests
4  nights
Wed
29th May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Friday 31st May for 3 nights
£600
£540
2 guests
3  nights
Fri
31st May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Friday 31st May for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
2 guests
7  nights
Fri
31st May
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Saturday 1st Jun for 7 nights
£1400
£1260
2 guests
7  nights
Sat
1st Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Monday 3rd Jun for 4 nights
£660
£594
2 guests
4  nights
Mon
3rd Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive next Monday 3rd Jun for 7 nights
£1540
£1386
2 guests
7  nights
Mon
3rd Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Wed 5th Jun for 4 nights
£880
£792
2 guests
4  nights
Wed
5th Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 3 nights
£660
£594
2 guests
3  nights
Fri
7th Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 7 nights
£1540
£1386
2 guests
7  nights
Fri
7th Jun
Stay at The Guardhouse
Arrive Fri 7th Jun for 4 nights
£880
£792
2 guests
4  nights
Fri
7th Jun
For all other dates:
Availability

The Guardhouse is owned and managed by Bethany.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Bethany.

Request To Book
Detailed pricing info

This is only indicative pricing, and prices may be higher in peak seasons, please see our website for up-to-date detailed pricing.

Please note that the minimum stay periods also vary with the seasons. Over Christmas and Hogmanay our minimum stay is 7 nights.

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