Pond View Lodge
Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Just five minutes' drive from Gleneagles Golf Course, Pond View Lodge offers luxury 5-star self-catering accommodation in the stunning Perthshire countryside. Set within the grounds of the 27 acre ,5-star Duchally Country House Estate, guests can make use of the Leisure facilities on site including a heated indoor pool with adjacent children's pool, spa bath, steam room and sauna and a fully equipped air-conditioned Gym.
Benefitting from a tranquil location within the Estate, Pond View Lodge is fully equipped for a relaxing stay. To gain maximum benefit of views from the lodge the sociable living, dining and kitchen areas are located on the first floor. Located on the ground floor, the bedroom accommodation comprises of a large en-suite double bedroom, a large twin bedroom and a spacious family bathroom. Pond View lodge can sleep a total of six with a sofa bed provided in the lounge area for a small additional charge per night. With double glazing and full electric central heating, the Lodge provides guests with a cosy base at any time of year.
As well as having the freedom to cook for yourselves and family, you can also enjoy the hotel's wonderful restaurant, family bar and garden or the cafe located in the leisure centre. The elegant wood-paneled lounge bar is a cosy and comfortable meeting place with an open log fire where guests gather prior to dinner or to enjoy a drink with family and friends and it has a fine selection of beers, wines and spirits from a well stocked cellar. There is family entertainment in the bar most evenings ranging fro traditional folk singing, scary tales of Scottish folklore or family quiz nights. At lunchtimes and evenings you can enjoy excellent bar food or eat in the award winning restaurant.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh and Glasgow 80 km, Nearest railway: Gleneagles 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Perthshire, in the centre of mainland Scotland, is known as the 'Big County' not only because of its physical area but because of the diversity of towns and countryside to be found there.
Steeped in history, the Romans, Picts and Celts and many of the main players in Scottish History all contributed to the creation of present day Perthshire. Pontius Pilot, Macbeth, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots, John Know, Montrose, Rob Roy Macgregor, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Robert Burns - a whose who of Scottish history.
Perthshire straddles the Highlands and lowlands offering a rich variety of scenery, walking, hill climbing and fishing. Fish the wide and graceful River Tay – Britain's biggest River. From it's source in serene Loch Tay with rolling mountain backdrop including the munros Ben Lawers and Schiehallion it flows east through Dunkeld and the compact city of Perth with its wealth of shops, attractions and history.
From the summit of Ben Lawers on a clear day you can see from the Atlantic to the North Sea. This beautiful area has been designated a National Nature Reserve in recognition of the unique range of arctic and alpine plants found on it's slopes.
Further south the mountains become heather clad moors and billowing hills as Perthshire descends to the fertile farmland stretching from Strathearn to Perth and up to Blairgowrie. This variety means there are walking routes to cater for all abilities.
Pond View Lodge and Duchally Country Estate is set in prime Perthshire parkland near to Gleneagles and is an ideal base for your holiday in Scotland.
While secluded, it is perfect for short breaks and is conveniently located for easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Highlands. Set in 27 acres of parkland and surrounded by some of the most spectacular and picturesque landscapes of Perthshire, Duchally Country Estate has won many Scottish Tourist Board awards for their levels of accommodation, dining excellence and green tourism and a warm and friendly welcome awaits guests ready to discover this fabulous region of Scotland.
Easily accessible by rail or car the beautifully manicured 850 acre resort of Gleneagles is 5 minutes away with its Queens, Kings and PGA Centenary Golf Courses as well as a number of other prestigious courses within easy driving distance of your lodge. Gleneagles is set to host the 40th Ryder Cup, the greatest tournament of match play golf, in September 2014.
The pretty town of Auchterarder with its specialist shops, restaurants and cafes is 5 minutes away whilst the ancient cities of Perth and Stirling are just 15 minutes away with their greater selection of shops, supermarkets, galleries, museums and locations of historic interest.
Explore the ancient county of Perth, its mountains, moors, rivers and castles then return to the comfort of your lodge at Duchally Country Estate.
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10 Aug 2014
"Get away from it all"
Beautifully situated lodge in tranquil setting. Very peaceful and relaxing. Gleneagles only 1 mile away. Enjoyed using the pool and gym which are on site.… More
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