Burnside Court sheltered housing

Street view of Burnside Court building

On this page you will find information about Burnside Court sheltered housing:


Burnside Court is located within the fishing village of Portsoy, home to the annual Traditional Scottish Boat Festival. The full address is:

Burnside Court
Burnside Road
AB45 2QZ

There is a convenience shop which is under 400 yards and a post office.

The wider area of Banff offers:

  • Coffee shops
  • Fish and chip shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Golf club

The town of Elgin is a forty-five-minute car journey from Portsoy, offering a wide range of shops, green spaces and leisure activities.


Burnside Court has eleven flats, on two levels, with:

  • Lift access
  • A communal lounge
  • Library
  • Gardens

Each flat has:

  • Electric heating
  • Double glazing
  • Fitted kitchens

Burnside Court is fitted with a door entry system and all properties are connected to the Community Alarm Service.


Many sheltered housing communities offer opportunities to engage with other tenants and participate in activities. The communal areas such as lounges, and gardens provide spaces tenants can use for relaxation and casual socialising.

Activities vary from community to community, and can include:

  • fish and chip nights
  • bingo
  • dominoes
  • craft clubs
  • concerts

Tenants are regularly consulted regarding future activities and encouraged to contribute suggestions. Available activities will be advertised on the notice board within Burnside Court.


For general enquiries about sheltered housing please email or phone 01467 468154.

For questions about Burnside Court please email or phone 01346 417360

If you wish to apply for sheltered housing you can do so through our housing portal