Open plan living space.
Living area: With Smart TV with Netflix, and double sofa bed.
Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and washer/dryer.
Bathroom: With bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom: Galleried with double bed, seating and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Electric heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
On road parking. No smoking.
A beautiful duplex penthouse positioned within the ancient fishing village of Johnshaven on the north east coast of Scotland. Church House, renovated in 2020, is a beautifully appointed duplex penthouse apartment in a 200-year-old church. The first thing you will see on entering is the spectacular floor to ceiling church window, which streams in natural light and showcases this fabulous property at its best. The views over the rooftops towards the picturesque harbour and seafront are spectacular.
Church House offers tastefully styled accommodation and a unique travel experience for the discerning tourist. Access is gained to the apartment via the staircase as you enter the church front door. The apartment has a spacious open-plan living room/kitchen. Make the most of this bright open space, the interiors have been designed to the highest standard, the sofa bed is ideal for any extra guests that might want to join you on your luxury break. The breakfast bar can seat four people, while the kitchen is well-equipped and offers the very best in modern appliances. As you walk through the hallway to climb the staircase, you can glimpse more of those fantastic ocean views through a smaller, arched window. Upstairs, you will find the church’s original exposed beams adding character and charm to the glass-fronted mezzanine bedroom, which has a double bed and a private en-suite shower room. Again the floor to ceiling giant arched window dominates the room offering unbelievable light. Relax on the chaise lounge with a good book and a glass of wine when you return from an adventurous day spent exploring all that the coast has to offer and take in your delightful surroundings.
From its enviable location, just 400 yards from the coast, the property allows you to explore the whole of this fantastic region. Church House is surrounded by some of the world’s most famous golf courses, with so many interesting towns and villages to discover including Montrose and Arbroath to the south and Stonehaven to the north. You will also find some of the most famous castles in Scotland on your doorstep; Dunnottar Castle, Glamis Castle, Edzell Castle and Brechin Castle, to name but a few. Travel further afield to the bustling city of Aberdeen and enjoy its shopping, parks and fascinating history, and it’s only a 30-minute drive away. For walkers and adventurists, Church House is situated at the gateway of the Cairngorms National Park, one of the most beautiful places Scotland has to offer, and culture and heritage are here in abundance.
Church House is a great place to base yourself and offers, amongst other things, access to astounding coastal walks, railway access to all of Scotland’s major cities from Montrose station, 8 miles away, Carnoustie Championship Golf Course, 28 miles, The Royal and Ancient St Andrews course, 55 miles, Trump International Links course, 44 miles, and Cairngorms National Park, 49 miles, which is the gateway to the Highlands and Royal Deeside. Beach 500 yards. Shop and restaurant 300 yards, pub 400 yards.