Strath Carron, Kirkmichael Apartments
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Only two hours from both Glasgow and Edinburgh a great place for a relaxing weekend
This comfortable apartment with two twin bedded rooms makes an ideal base for exploring the wonderful Scottish Highlands. Set in the typical highland village of Kirkmichael which has three good pub/restaurants which welcome children. The award winning village shop will prepare an order for your arrival. Great for a family holiday. Safe area in the main hall where little ones can play with our selection of books and toys. Guests have a personal welcome and introduction to the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||70 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 100 km, Nearest railway: Pitlochry 20 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
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Strath Carron sleeps four comfortably in two attractive twin bedded rooms. The bedrooms are both spacious. There is a bright modern bathroom[towels provided ] with bath and shower over. The kitchen/sitting room is furnished with comfortable sofas, dining table,TV/DVD and has an electric cooker, microwave, fridge and dish washer. There are wonderful views over the village and surrounding hills.
|Further details outdoors|
Attractive decked area to the rear of the apartments with tables, chairs and ash tray!
Strath Carron can be booked with the other accommodation in Kirkmichael Apartments. A party of up to 16 [+ couple of little ones on folding beds] can enjoy a relaxing visit to the delightful Highland village of Kirkmichael.
Great space for a family party or for a group of friends to get together.
There is a sunny, decked area to the rear of the apartments
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Kirkmichael is a good base for exploring the Highlands and is close to Perth and the many attractions of the area. The village has three good pub/restaurants and a well stocked village shop which will deliver an
order for your arrival. The town of Blairgowrie is close by and boasts several excellent golf courses.
Pitlochry is home to the famous theatre which as well as a varied programme of events offers hands on courses.
There is lots to do in the area and there is something for everyone.
Lots of outdoor exciting activities in the area.
Golf - Gleneagles is hour and quarter away. The 40th Ryder Cup will take place at The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles from 26 to 28 September, 2014. It will be the first time in more than 40 years that the tournament has been staged in Scotland, The Home of Golf.
White water rafting - lots of fun!
http://www.theraftingcompany.co.uk/index.html The most rafted section of the River Tay is from Aberfeldy to Grandtully. This is a easy, scenic trip but includes some sections of Grade II rapids, plus the final descent of the Grandtully rapids.
Glenshee's impressive 20 lifts and 36 runs offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. Wide range of equipment can be hired.
Beautiful countryside -
www.pkct.org/caterantrail/ - The Cateran Trail is a 63 mile circular walk that passes through the village and offers wonderful views of the Perthshire countryside.
www.cairngorms.co.uk Cairngorms National Park - "is a living, working landscape with wild land at its heart" - Kirkmichael is only a short drive through magnificent scenery from the park.
www.scone-palace.co.uk - Scone Palace - The crowning place of Scottish Kings; set amid beautiful gardens with an adventure playground for the children. There is an exciting programme of events throughout the year.
www.braemargathering.org - Braemar gathering - this annual extravaganza is a memorable occasion always held on the first Saturday in September. Highland dancing;piping;tossing the caber etc.
Queen's View Centre - in the heart of the Tay Forest Park - wonderful views and lots of opportunity to walk and cycle.
www.swt.org.uk/loch-of-the-lowes-visitor-centre - see the web cam at the Loch of the Lowes visitor centre- Ospreys have been nesting here since 1969 - the hides give a wonderful view of their nest. Red squirrels can be seen here too.
www.edradour.co.uk - visit Scotland's smallest distillery for a FREE tour - just outside Ptlochry.
Balmoral Castle - bought by Queen Victoria in 1852 as the Scottish home of the Royal Family - set amid spectacular scenery and a delightful day out from Kirkmichael
www.pitlochry.org.uk - an action packed programme at the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre - there are also hands on activities - full programme on their web site
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1 Jun 2014
"A really nice place"
We stayed a week this place and have only good things to say about it. The apartment was clean and cosy. It is a nice and quiet place with a terrace on the backside of the building. The owner was very… More
27 Feb 2014
Apartment was much bigger than expected. Great views from lounge window. Fab for our group of 2 adults, 2 kids & dog. Plenty space, clean, warmed up ( eventually) and good location for ski slopes. Great wee village. Recommend village shop, cafe, and Kirkmichael hotel for food. Wasn't so keen on Lodge Hotel for food!
10 Feb 2014
The house is lovely and has very grand hall. The welcome was excellent and very friendly. The owner was very helpful and emailed responses very quickly.The apartment has a spacious front room and has … More
Sorry about the slight smell from the box room - we have had so much rain this winter which I think has caused the problem. A good airing has solved the problem I think. Spring is now definitely in the air!
6 Sep 2013
"Lovely, quiet getaway."
Stayed for a week early Sept 2013. Apartment is in an old Victorian building in the middle of the village. Being an Victorian building, the rooms are all a good size but they're also all modernis… More
21 Jan 2013
"Very comfortable base to explore the beautiful perthshire country side"
Both myself and my husband and our 14yr old son stayed the Strathcarron apartment in August 2012 for 4 nights ,we extended our stay to a 5th night as we were enjoying touring the countryside so much.The weather for those few days was glorious which was an added bonus to a lovely holiday.The apartrment had everthing we required and we will certainly stay here again.
14 Oct 2012
"COSY AND WELL LOCATED"
We received a friendly welcome on arrival after a 500 mile journey. Our accommodation (Strath Carron apartment) was comfortable and clean, with good modern facilities and benefit of a laundry room. … More
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