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Cowrie Cottage

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Location icon Portknockie

17 New Street Portknockie Banffshire AB56 4LR what3words delighted.prayers.glows

Overview

Cowrie Cottage is a pretty, traditional stone fisherman’s cottage situated just a few steps from beaches of Portknockie.

The cottage takes its name from the cowrie shell, which is avidly searched for and can be found on the nearby shoreline. Cowries have been valued for centuries in many parts of the world. In China and Africa they were used as currency (the Chinese character for money is a cowrie shaped shell) and these marine gastropods are still sought by collectors today.

The owners have upgraded and refurbished this lovely cottage over the years and it now provides a high standard of accommodation, whilst retaining many attractive original features, including stripped pine doors, super fast broadband and a Sauna.

With sleeping accommodation for 6 people, together with two lounges and a separate dining room, it offers an ideal holiday for a larger family or combined holiday

Facilities

  • Accessible Parking or Drop-off point
  • Children Welcome
  • Cyclists Welcome
  • Golfers Welcome
  • Internet Access
  • Pet Friendly

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