No. 1 Pudding Lane, Comrie
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Situated on a private lane near the heart of Comrie, this newly renovated property is ideal for both summer and winter holidays. The secluded garden is ideal for summer barbeques, with extensive mature planting, a patio and private parking for two cars. In winter the central heating system, large open fire and separate wood burning stove add both atmosphere and a distinct sense of luxury. The cottage combines the character of the traditional building with new contemporary spaces, including a striking timber and glass tower, providing both convenience and an inspiring atmosphere in which to relax.
The area around Comrie contains a mixture of farmland, rivers, mountains, lochs and forests - it provides a wealth of experiences for any age of visitor including walking, cycling, golf, fishing, horse riding and adventure sports.
Visitors interested in the culture, history and heritage of Scotland can visit distilleries, castles, theatres and shops within a short drive of Comrie. The area is famous for the quality of its local produce, including renowned Scottish delicacies such as wild salmon, game and venison. There are several farm shops located locally, providing high quality ingredients for you to cook at home, while a number of cafes and restaurants in the area also make extensive use of local produce. Both Crieff Hydro and Gleneagles Hotel offer a range of spa services, fine dining and swimming pools and make an excellent day out if the weather is poor.
Being in a village can be attractive holiday for people with mobility issues. The private car parking area gives reasonably level access to the rear door and the slate floor covering, wide doors and ample manoeuvring space on the ground floor would be ideal for someone with mobility difficulties.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 94 km, Nearest railway: Gleneagles 25.6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Perthshire is renowned for its beauty and is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Scotland. A mixture of farmland, rivers, mountains, lochs and forests - it provides a wealth of experiences for the visitor.
Walking: The area caters for a whole range of abilities from forest and riverside walking through to full mountaineering adventures. In addition to the trails around the village and the local mountain, Ben Chonzie, there is easy access to the mountains of the southern highlands including Ben Vorlich which is on the edge of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The world famous Glencoe, featured in many Scottish films including Braveheart, Highlander and Skyfall, is around an hour and a half's drive away.
Cycling: The area has an extensive network of small roads and paths which are suitable for cycling. Mountain biking is popular with a range of routes in the immediate locality.
Golf: Perthshire is a Mecca for the golfer with a range of courses including the internationally acclaimed Gleneagles resort, which is a 20 minute drive away. Comrie itself has a very beautiful 9 hole course where visitors are welcome and there are local courses at Crieff and St Fillans.
Fishing: With three rivers and Loch Earn immediately to the west, there are ample opportunities for a whole range of fishing experiences.
Adventure Sports: Perthshire is well known for its adventure sports and there are a range of companies offering white water rafting, canoeing, gorge walking and mountain adventures, within the immediate area. Crieff Hydro, a large well known local Spa Hotel also has various adventure sports on offer for the day visitor.
Culture: On border of the highlands, the area has a turbulent past and a range of castles can be visited within the area, including Drummond Castle (featured in the film Rob Roy) and Stirling Castle, the focus of many of Scotland's battles.
Shopping: In addition to the village shops, the town of Crieff is only a few miles away with a more extensive range of shopping facilities. It is also the home of GlenTurret distillery and the Famous Grouse whisky brand, with tours available from its visitor centre. Perth is renowned for its classical elegance and is around 30 minutes away by car, as is the dramatic fortress city of Stirling. Both offer a mixture of high street and specialist shops.
Eating: The area is famous for the quality of its local produce, including renowned Scottish delicacies such as wild salmon, game and venison. There are several farm shops located locally, providing high quality ingredients for you to cook at home,while a number of cafes and restaurants in the area also make extensive use of local produce. One of the joys of staying in Comrie is the ability to walk to one of the local hotels or restaurant and have a meal without worrying about having to drive home.
The Four Seasons restaurant in St Fillan's is well known for its lochside views and for an occasional treat, and the two Michelin Star Andrew Fairlie Restaurant in Gleneagles Hotel is an easy evening trip.
Both Crieff Hydro and Gleneagles Hotel offer a range of spa services, fine dining and swimming pools and make an excellent day out if the weather is poor.
Comrie is Gaelic for “The place where rivers join”
Located in the centre of Scotland, this small conservation village in highland Perthshire is an ideal location for a wide range of outdoor activities. Comrie lies at the meeting point of three rivers, the area has been occupied since prehistoric times and was once the setting for one of the most northerly forts in the Roman Empire. Easily accessible from the south, it makes an excellent holiday destination both in its own right and as a base for touring.
The village caters for all needs with a range of shops including a bakery and a delicatessen. There are two hotels catering for non-residents, a small restaurant and an attractive café.
The village has a very successful “Comrie Fortnight” of activities in a middle of the summer and a 400 year old fire festival at New Year where burning trees are paraded through the village to drive out evil spirits.
One of the most attractive aspects of the village is its numerous marked walking trails, allowing the visitor to explore rivers, gorges and forests on the edge of the Highlands. For the more adventurous, the local Munro (Scottish mountains over 3000ft) Ben Chonzie can be climbed from the cottage and there is a range of hills and mountains to suit all abilities. The village website of www.comrie.org.uk gives comprehensive information on the locality and local events.
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22 Aug 2014
"Lovely spacious house in middle of village but very private."
The house is up a little lane in the middle of the village close to shops and places to eat. The lane is quite narrow for getting out of the drive but once you have done it a couple of times it is fin… More
9 Jun 2014
"A little piece of Heaven"
A stunning chocolate box cottage that has been tastefully modernised to maximise the space with the addition of a glass tower overlooking the garden.A fully fitted luxury kitchen serves a great dinnin… More
4 Jun 2014
Lovely cottage, had everything you need for a relaxing break. We took our dog, he had a great time on the lovely walks all on the doorstep. Enclosed garden so was safe to let him out. Would definately… More
21 May 2014
"Perfect for a family holiday no matter what the weather"
An inspiring architectural mix of the old and the new this innovative building cleverly combines all the creature comforts with taste and style. For Mums the kitchen is so well equipped that cooking a… More
29 Apr 2014
I stayed here with a few friends for a long weekend to celebrate making it to 30. We were very impressed when we saw the house! It is very impressive to look at from the outside, and the garden is v… More
22 Apr 2014
"An intriguing combination of a modernised cottage and a new wing, all finished to a very high standard"
Back home after spending Easter weekend in Comrie and the house will stay as part of our memories. It's a clever combination of an old cottage with a brand new wing, which is just about as modern… More
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