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Sleeps - 15
Region - Aberdeen & Grampian
Activities Beach · Golf · Riding
Features Children Friendly · Self-Catered
Rental From £2,805 per week
Binsness is situated on a beautiful estuary location on Findhorn Bay, bordered by the sea on one side and a river on the other and surrounded by 5,000 acres of the Culbin Forest. Findhorn Bay has its own micro-climate and third-highest sunshine count in the British Isles.
The oldest part of the house dates from circa 1650 when it was an Inn serving the village of Culbin, which was buried by the Great Storm of 1693, creating the famous Culbin Sands.
Binsness has been renovated to a high standard and is furnished with family antiques, paintings, four-poster beds, fully modernised kitchen, showers and bathrooms. The South-West sun roof terrace offering provides wonderful views of the sea and down the yew avenue and across the garden and Findhorn Bay.
Binsness is over a mile from the nearest house but only 5 miles from the pretty town of Forres referenced in the first line of Macbeth. From the house there are beach walks stretching all the way to Nairn, sixteen miles away.
There is a beach at the bottom of the garden along any stretch of which you can enjoy picnics and barbecues, and extensive private woodlands surrounding the estate rich with wildlife: osprey can be seen from the garden fishing in the estuary; otters, seals, deer, red squirrels, badgers, bats and wild cats have all been spotted from the house.
It is a perfect spot from which to explore Scotland, within easy reach of the Cairngorms, the Speyside whisky trail, the beaches and golf courses of the Moray coast and, of course, the dolphins who live in the Moray Firth.
Rates Low Season – From £2,805 Mid Season – From £2,975 High Season – From £3,085
Christmas and New Year on application
Short breaks available upon request.
Binsness is a lovely family home in a secluded position overlooking Findhorn Bay. A great destination for a family holiday with boating, riding on the beach, golf and salmon fishing on the River Findhorn. There’s a great pub in Findhorn overlooking the bay which is definitely worth visiting!
The house is extremely comfortable and relaxing and provided us with the ideal venue for a family gathering for the weekend. The kitchen is perfectly stocked, we had books aplenty and a homely environment in which to spend quality time together-a rare and special thing in today’s busy world. Evelyn and Andy could not have been more helpful and it was great to learn a little more about the history of Binsness. The garden and grounds are beautiful and the early mornings spent in the shelter of the Findhorn Bay were truly stunning. A real hidden gem – we hope to return again at some point. The Lawson Family, Nairn, Scotland
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Recently updated, Binsness is a charming family home offering comfortable accommodation over two floors including drawing room, sitting room, dining room, large kitchen with Aga and utility room. The house has three single bedrooms, 3 twin bedrooms and 3 double bedrooms. The house also boasts roof terrace surrounded by a balcony, looking down to the sea, open fires, a games room with wood burning stove.
Two hours housekeeping two days per week, linen, towels, logs and central heating are included in the rental, however, extra help can be arranged if given prior notice.
Binsness is usually let on a self catered basis, but The housekeeper can cater by prior arrangement and subject to availability. She charges £15 per hour.
There is satellite internet in the house which is chargeable. Charges are £100 for 10GB (£10 per GB) Or should you wish to purchase per GB this is charged at £12.50 per GB.
Dogs are not allowed in the house.
Fishing Rough fishing can be arranged nearby in additional to a range of water activities in Findhorn Bay.
Other Activites Within easy striking distance of the house is 16 miles of empty white-sanded beach stretching from Findhorn to Nairn, perfect for those with an appetite of some exercise! Findhorn Bay is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and contains wonderful wildlife such as seals and ospreys. Sailing and water ski-ing may be available by arrangement in Findhorn Bay. Riding lessons are available nearby. Visitors can take a tour through Speyside Whisky Distilleries.
Golf Nairn championship golf course is within 20 minutes from Binsness.
The surrounding country also offers a wide choice of golf and historical sites including Culloden Battlefield and Cawdor Castle. Aviemore and the Cairngorms offer walking, skiing and climbing and are within easy reach as is Loch Ness, just over an hour’s drive.
Inverness Airport is 40 minutes by car from Binsness.
The house is extremely comfortable and relaxing and provided us with the ideal venue for a family gathering for the weekend. The kitchen is perfectly stocked, we had books aplenty and a homely environment in which to spend quality time together-a rare and special thing in today’s busy world. Evelyn and Andy could not have been more helpful and it was great to learn a little more about the history of Binsness. The garden and grounds are beautiful and the early mornings spent in the shelter of the Findhorn Bay were truly stunning. A real hidden gem - we hope to return again at some point.
The Lawson Family, Nairn, Scotland
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