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The Ice House was originally built in the late 18th century to store ice underground for use in the thriving salmon industry of that time. 

The Ice House, St Cyrus

Today the property has been thoughtfully refurbished to provide comfort and luxury and yet retain the original character of this underground grass roofed building. Features such as vaulted ceilings, exposed stone walls, pitch pine wooden floors and wood burning stove all lend themselves to provide a delightful and relaxing holiday experience.

The property borders the Nature Reserve, and is nestled between the cliffs and dunes of the gloriously unspoiled St Cyrus beach. A 3 or 4 minute walk across the wooden bridge, built by the Ghurkha Regiment in 1900s, to the top of the dunes reveals a breathtaking view of the great expanse of unspoiled sandy beach. The whole area has a rich and fascinating history, not least the Nether Kirkyard about 500m away, as well as being a nature lovers delight. With lovely walks in any direction from the door step there is plenty to explore.

This unique and charming house is a perfect getaway providing peace and tranquillity balanced with access to the numerous activities and services of the North East. 

Media Reviews

The Ice House was featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Holidays 2011 and was also showcased in a four page article in Scotsman Saturday Magazine, Interiors Section, 2nd April 2011.  Most recently it was listed in Conde Nast Traveller magazine '10 Luxury Scottish Retreats', September 2011.

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