The Garden House, Old Semeil, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8XJ
The Garden House is now accepting bookings.
Please go to (cottage ref 4212725/1) or contact us

Originally built in 1989 as a conservatory tea room and shop for the specialist plant nursery and Herb Garden at Old Semeil, this building has now been tastefully furnished to provide self-catering accommodation with a sheltered patio overlooking the formal herb garden.

The Garden House can sleep up to six people with one double bedroom and one room with two full sized bunkbeds and a wash-hand basin. A futon sofa bed provides two extra sleeping places in the living area (cot on request).

The living area is large, over-looking the garden and patio on three sides. Digital TV and radio reception. The kitchen is compact and fully equipped (see below). There is a shower room with a Mira instant shower and WC and a second bathroom with a bath and wash hand basin. Electric heating, cooking and hot water.

The owners of the Garden House live next door separated by a hedge and gate.

The Garden House

The herb garden at The Garden House

Herbs for cooking are freely available to visitors from the Herb Garden.

Please have a look through these images of the Garden House interior.

Living room area.


Self contained. Self catering. Sleeps 1-6. Parking. Single Storey. Electric heating, cooking and hot water. Smoke alarm. Fire Extinguisher. Dogs welcome under control. Payphone outgoing calls only. TV. Bed linen and towels provided. Patio, outside chairs, picnic table, barbecue, use of herb garden.


May, June, September, October. £300 per week or £55 per night, minimum 3 nights.

July, August £375 per week, full weeks only.

Horses by arrangement.


A non refundable deposit of 25% of the total rent will be required to confirm a booking. The balance to be paid four weeks prior to arrival.


Included in price


4 pm on arrival, 10 am on departure or to be arranged.


Two sheltered paddocks with water available for up to four horses. Parking for trailer/horsebox on the property. Ride all day with hardly any roads. Routes and maps available. Guided half day / full day treks by arrangement.


Philip and Gillian Cook
Old Semeil
AB36 8XJ
Telephone 019756 51343
Updated August 2012