Regency Mansion

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Sleeps: 30 Bedrooms: 12 Bathrooms: 10

Overview

Wedding Venue Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Ideal for Parties

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This house embodies the elegance of a bygone era blended with the best of today’s living. It leaves visitors inspired and enthused, relaxed and invigorated. The Regency Mansion is large, with twelve bedrooms in the main house (and two bedrooms available separately), but it is never overwhelming.

All but one of the bedrooms has an en-suite or private bathroom. The bedrooms with their luxury fabrics, designer rugs and high ceilings, give a sense of tranquillity and space. The house also has four elegant reception rooms – a large drawing room with the original marble fireplace, a similarly spacious dining room with Regency wallpaper and cream drapes; a study to while away the hours with a good book and the homely “Red Room” which is a favourite for an after-dinner tipple.

The reception rooms, with their delicate cornicing, their original fireplaces and their enormous windows, are both elegant and comfortable. The gorgeously designed bedrooms all lead onto an atrium bathed in light from a glass cupola above, and the grounds are the ideal place for true relaxation. Guests will find that this outstanding property allows you to live like a Laird.

There is also a large home cinema with comfy sofas and a table tennis room for the more energetic. For the more sedentary we have a selection of board games & chess and a television for those who may fancy watching something other than the cinema. The large modern kitchen has a solid oak table where guests often congregate. It is well equipped, with two hobs, two sinks, three ovens, two dishwashers and plenty more appliances for your daily needs.

Regency Mansion sleeps thirty people in the main house, but on the lower ground floor there are another two triple bedrooms plus a kitchen/sitting room, that allow up to thirty people to sleep in the house (at additional cost, please ask our concierge team for prices at the time of making your booking). The house is set within five acres of lawns and woodland.

The house has grounds of five acres. Within that, there's something for everyone. In front of the house is a large, elegant lawn, ideal for sunbathing. In early summer the lawn is surrounded on all sides by rhododendrons of pink and purple. To the side of the house is a hidden-away; enclosed garden - perfect for total peace and quiet. If the weather's particularly good, there's an elegant small patio for taking meals outside. It is not unusual to spot deer, badgers, buzzards and foxes.

For those with more energy, there is a lovely walk through the woods, leading down through the wild flowers to a bubbling brook. If you'd like to remain nearer the house, there's croquet, and a giant chess set for playing outside. Children seem to love the outside space. There is a large lawn outside the house, ideal for running about, but there are also specific areas for children - a small adventure circuit and swings hanging from the trees - one for toddlers and a tyre for larger, braver children!

Regency Mansion is only ever rented on an exclusive basis, so guests are given total privacy.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The nearest shop shuts at 8.00 p.m.
  • Mobile reception can vary depending on the provider

Property Features

Heritage Collection Internet Games Room Home Cinema DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Interior Grounds

Main House Interior

Ground Floor:
- Dining area & living area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Reception rooms

First Floor:
- Bedroom 1 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 2 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 3 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 4 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 5 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 6 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom

Second Floor:
- Bedroom 7 – Double bedroom, with twin beds & en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 8 – Double bedroom, with twin beds & en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 9 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 10 – Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom

Basement:
- Bedroom 11 – Triple bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 12 - Triple bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Cinema

Exterior Grounds:
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- 5 acre garden

Facilities:
- Flat screen satellite television
- Iron & ironing board
- Private parking
- Table tennis
- Wi-Fi connection

Location

About the surrounding area of Regency Mansion
Beach Nearby Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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Fraserburgh beach is just a 5 minute drive from the house up the A90. It forms a 3 mile crescent of golden sand. The beach is said to be one of the finest in Scotland.

The northeast corner of Scotland is a paradise for golf lovers. Within a half hour drive of Regency Mansion, there are several golf courses, including the Royal Tarlair at Macduff and the internationally renowned Cruden Bay course. For tailor made luxury golf packages, the owners recommend Golf Vacation Scotland.

Just up the road there is a fabulous disused railway track (the Formartine and Buchan Way). The last passenger train ran on 4 October 1965. It stretches for 50 miles from Aberdeen to Fraserburgh and makes an ideal cycle track. It passes by fields of sheep and cows with distant views of the sea. A particularly good choice for cycling with children, bikes can be hired from the Waterside Inn at Peterhead.

The beaches and cycle track provide lovely opportunities for walks, but guests can also stay within the grounds and still enjoy a walk through the woodlands.

There is a lovely 2-3 hour trip available from Macduff, 20 minutes away. Visitors sail with skipper John along the coast towards Pennan, passing pretty seaside villages, or cruise west towards Inverness. On just one trip, a guest saw more than twenty seals, puffins, a breeding colony of guillemots and a porpoise.

The area is a favourite with archaeologists and has many stone circles dating back to prehistoric times. The nearest is at Memsie, just 2 miles away. This great cairn of bare stones that is 24 metres in diameter and 4 metres high is the sole survivor of three huge cairns. Another example can be seen at Strichen where the circle apparently dates back to the second millennium BC.

Aden Country Park - Explore the unique story of farming and life on a country estate in northeast Scotland over the past 200 years. Pitmedden Gardens are glorious formal gardens dating back to 1675. Pennan is a picturesque village nestled at the foot of steep cliffs. The film "Local Hero" was filmed there in 1983. The telephone box used in the film is now a historic monument. Banff, only 20 miles away, is famous as the best preserved 17th/18th century town in Scotland.

We are about half an hour away from the famous whisky trail. The nearest distilleries are the Strathisla at Keith or the world famous Glenfiddich at Dufftown. In total, there are seven distilleries to discover.

The castle trail in Aberdeenshire brings together thirteen of the world's most unique castles. There is a clearly signposted tourist trail which will take visitors from castle to castle, taking in the romance of Craigevar to the grandeur of Kildrummy Castle.

Amazingly, it has recently come to light that the ancestors of Elvis Presley came from the village of Lonmay, the local village. A blacksmith called Andrew Presley, who married in Lonmay and emigrated from there in 1745, is a direct ancestor of "the king". Elvis fans in Scotland now have a new shrine to visit beyond Prestwick where the star made an appearance in the 60s. When Elvis's Scottish roots emerged early in 2004 the world press went mad.

There is a huge Tesco 4 miles away at the entrance to Fraserburgh that delivers. In town, there is also a smaller Safeway store with good parking. Fraserburgh is well equipped with shops. There are many national chains such as Boots, WH Smith, Thorntons and Woolworths and a plethora of locally owned stores where guests can get anything from stunning flower arrangements at Floriana's to artist's materials for those feeling inspired.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Aberdeen

(30.3km)

Nearest Village Lonmay

(2km)

Nearest Restaurant The Old Auction Room Strichen

(6.4km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The Mormond Inn

(6.4km)

Nearest Golf Inverallochy Golf Club

(5.5km)

Region

Ah, bonnie Scotland! A wild and beautiful part of the world, where you can explore the rugged highlands or enjoy the colour and vibrancy of cultural capitals like Edinburgh and Glasgow.

But how do you know you’re getting the very best out of your trip? That’s where we come in. If you’ve had a browse through our range of luxury cottages and castles in Scotland, you’ll know there’s some great places to stay, but to find all the great things to do, see and eat you’ll need our handy Scotland travel guide  – so read on and enjoy! 

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Onsite Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Home Cinema
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

The house makes a splendid backdrop for a very personal wedding and around half of the property rentals are specifically for celebrating the big day. If the weather is good, the gardens are a perfect place to start the reception, with drinks served on the lawn. Even if the weather is acting up, the glass cupola in the reception hallway and the size of the rooms and windows throughout the house ensure that the big day is one of grandeur, light and brightness.

The glamour from the Regency age adds a touch of sophistication to the proceedings, while the many rooms mean that wedding parties can have separate areas for dinner, dancing and intimate chats. The dining room and Red Room, which interconnect, together seat 80 for dinner. Should the couple wish to cater for more, it is possible to erect a marquee in the grounds.

The property holds a permanent wedding licence and there are several ideal locations within the house to tie the knot.

Couples may wish to accommodate many guests and family for one or several evenings. This is no problem as the house can sleep up to 24 in 10 bedrooms. For particularly large parties, two extra triple en-suite bedrooms plus their own kitchen and sitting room are available at extra cost. If these are taken, the total capacity rises to 30 people.

For food, the owners can recommend a superb chef for smaller parties, or alternatively for larger gatherings, several caterers.

We are sure that the individuality, beauty and calm of the house, coupled with complete privacy for the party, will make it the ideal choice for any big day. 

Parties:

The house has played host to countless parties over the last 200 years. The house lends itself as equally well to large formal gatherings as to small relaxed house parties.

The dining room can be set out in a formal manner with one long table, or for larger gatherings, the Red Room can also be used (it interconnects with the dining room) to seat up to 80 people. This leaves two further reception rooms allowing even more guests to drink, chat and maybe dance without getting in one another's way.

The large reception room is ideally suited for dancing. At a recent party of over 100 guests were Scottish reeling well into the night. There is even a hire shop for kilts up the road for those wishing to get fully into the swing.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £1000, to be paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 16.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Please enquire
End of stay cleaning included? Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Minimum stay 2 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 20% UK VAT

Prices based on an occupancy of 30 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 22nd 2019 - Apr 1st 2019 £3,430 £4,072 £4,494 £4,494 £4,494
Apr 1st 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 £4,021 £4,765 £5,203 £5,203 £5,203
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 £4,671 £5,550 £6,149 £6,149 £6,149
Sep 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 £4,021 £4,765 £5,203 £5,203 £5,203
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £3,430 £4,072 £4,494 £4,494 £4,494
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 £4,671 £5,550 £6,149 £6,149 £6,149
Dec 30th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 £5,499 £6,149 £6,149 £6,149 £6,149
Jan 3rd 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 £3,430 £4,072 £4,494 £4,494 £4,494
Apr 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 £4,021 £4,839 £5,657 £5,725 £5,725
Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 £5,139 £6,106 £6,768 £6,768 £6,768

Prices based on an occupancy of 30 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 22nd 2019 - Apr 1st 2019 €3,775 €4,417 €4,946 €4,946 €4,946
Apr 1st 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 €4,426 €5,169 €5,727 €5,727 €5,727
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 €5,141 €6,020 €6,768 €6,768 €6,768
Sep 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 €4,426 €5,169 €5,727 €5,727 €5,727
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €3,775 €4,417 €4,946 €4,946 €4,946
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 €5,141 €6,020 €6,768 €6,768 €6,768
Dec 30th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 €6,052 €6,768 €6,768 €6,768 €6,768
Jan 3rd 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 €3,775 €4,417 €4,946 €4,946 €4,946
Apr 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 €4,426 €5,244 €6,062 €6,301 €6,301
Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 €5,656 €6,623 €7,449 €7,449 €7,449

Prices based on an occupancy of 30 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 22nd 2019 - Apr 1st 2019 $4,280 $4,922 $5,565 $5,609 $5,609
Apr 1st 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 $5,018 $5,762 $6,494 $6,494 $6,494
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 $5,830 $6,709 $7,587 $7,675 $7,675
Sep 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 $5,018 $5,762 $6,494 $6,494 $6,494
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $4,280 $4,922 $5,565 $5,609 $5,609
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 $5,830 $6,709 $7,587 $7,675 $7,675
Dec 30th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 $6,863 $7,675 $7,675 $7,675 $7,675
Jan 3rd 2020 - Apr 1st 2020 $4,280 $4,922 $5,565 $5,609 $5,609
Apr 1st 2020 - Jul 1st 2020 $5,018 $5,836 $6,654 $7,145 $7,145
Jul 1st 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 $6,414 $7,381 $8,348 $8,446 $8,446

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • New Years break...

    Posted by Patricia on 08/01/2019

    Five families had a fantastic New Year at this property. Lovely sitting rooms to relax in with the added benefit of enough bedrooms for us all to fit in comfortably.

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