Brainley  Croft House offers self catering accommodation in a wonderful rural setting. A 200 year old farm croft tastefully renovated and developed over the last 20 years by John and Mel Allan, located in a tranquil spot just outside the Aberdeenshire village of Alford.  The property is surrounded by the rolling hills of the Vale of Alford and offers a quiet getaway and a tonic for busy lives.

Close to Aberdeenshire attractions, the castle trail, Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park, the house is divided into two, the owners live on one side of the house and the original croft is entirely self contained and available for rent.

Accommodation has a private entrance and comprises of one double and one twin bedroom, bathroom, a large recently refurbished open plan kitchen featuring exposed granite walls, open fireplace, granite and elm worktops and AGA cooker. All white goods are new and guests have a private sitting room with wood burning stove and UHD TV. This room has a bed settee which can be used as an additional double bed. Broadband is available throughout the house.

Guests are welcome to use the extensive garden with children’s trampoline, BBQ area and for 2022 a brand new master spa hot tub. The grounds and house have a superb view nestled in the Vale of Alford. Dogs and bikes (motor or pedal) are very welcome.

We have been open for guests since 2019 and have achieved “Super-Host” status on AirBnb and a guest rating of 9.9 on