House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Woodlands Self Catering cottage really does have everything you need and more.
3 large double/twin bedrooms one of which has an additonal single bed . 2 are en suite and there is also an additonal family bathroom, living room with sofa bed to sleep a further two guests with open fire, a large wraparound conservatory with dining table and spectacular views of the Tay Valley and mountains.A well equipped kitchen with dining table and a garden totally secure for dogs and children.
It stands in open countryside with no neighbours ,about 2 miles from Dunkeld and 5 miles from Pitlochry . There is closeby, the Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve where ospreys breed and otters can be seen. An abundance of wildlife, including fallow and roe deer, pheasants, pine martins, woodpeckers and red squirrels can be seen most days in the garden.
Woodlands is also part of award winning East Haugh House Hotel ( 5 miles north) where the food is so delicious you will want to take the chef home with you! The hotel has a salmon fishing beat on the famous River Tay, Dalmarnock , which Woodlands over looks - it is the where you can spend a day salmon fishing with or with out a Ghillie.Permits can be arranged through the hotel. Shooting can also be arranged on nearby Estates through East Haugh House Hotel.
The cathedral town of Dunkeld is a 10 min drive away south from the cottage where there are lovely shops, cafes and a supermarket. Pitlochry is 8 miles north from the cottage where you will also find a super market and shops. If you keep going past Pitlochry for about 8 miles north you will come to The House of Bruar other wise know as the Harrods of the North! Well worth a visit!
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shores of Loch Tay 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 100 km, Nearest railway: Dunkeld or Pitlochry 10 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, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors||
Woodlands cottage was recently refurbished with luxury comfortable beds and beautiful fabrics, You will want to live here!!!
The accommodation is all on one floor which is ideal for the disabled and comprises: large double/twin rooms with 3 bathrooms, a well-equipped dining kitchen, large sitting room with open fire, full central heating, wrap-around conservatory with dining table and panoramic views of the Tay Valley.
The property is tastefully decorated and equipped to the highest standards with quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
Oil central heating, hot water, all linen, towels, are included in the rental. A starter pack of kindling and logs for the fire is provided, together with ample supply of kitchen essentials (eg tea, coffee, dishwasher powder, washing powder,). A welcome pack is provided.
A cot and high chair are available on request.
* All bedrooms can be 6 foot doubles or twin rooms , so including the sofa bed there can be 4 doubles and one single, or 7 singles and one double sofa bed.
|Further details outdoors||
Woodlands has a BBQ, large garden with plenty of seating , and very safe for children. There is also good storage for equipment, ski's, fishing tackle, bikes, top boxes etc.
The cottage faces the Tay valley at the front with views down to the River and has an enclosed mature garden. Woodlands is detached and self-contained, with its own access and ample parking enough for up to 3/4 cars.
There is a welcome pack on arrival of essentials but a shopping list can be bought in for you if required.
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Highland Perthshire is literally at the heart of Scotland. It is a magical land of glens with spire like peaks that melt into forested slopes, clear lochs with rushing rivers. There are fairy tale castles, ruins, famous whisky distilleries and many idyllic towns like Pitlochry, Blair Atholl, Kenmore , Killin, Crieff, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, and Perth.
Loch Tummel seen from Queen's View and the rugged beauty of Loch Rannoch offer canoeing, sailing and fishing. Nature lovers do not have to go far because deer, pheasants, grouse, hare, squirrels and other rare birds and animals are regular visitors to the vicinity. Several golf courses are in the nearby towns of Aberfeldy, Pitlochry and St Fillans. For those who want the flexibility, transport, hire, dining and catering are all available in the local Pitlochry and Dunkeld villages . Rannoch Station (West Highland line) is only 17 mils away
Walkers are especially spoiled for choice. If you want to bag a Munro or a take gentle stroll along riverside and forest paths, the local area can offer many opportunities. A short distance from the cottage there numerous walks on the Atholl estate from the gentle to the challenging. There are walking networks around many of the towns and villages such as Pitlochry, Dunkeld, Blairgowrie, Crieff and Comrie,the area is full interesting features such as the sites of Roman camps, medieval castles, whisky distilleries and Victorian follies.
Historic Dunkeld, with its cathedral and restored 17th century buildings is well worth a visit. as is Birnam Institute which provides a home for the Beatrix Potter Exhibition & Garden. Beatrix Potter drew inspiration for 'The Tales of Peter Rabbit' from her childhood holidays spent along the banks of The River Tay.
Each year in August the increasingly popular Blair Atholl International Horse Trials and Country fair are held, attracting riders from all over the world.
And for theatre lovers the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre is just a short drive away offering a wonderful selection of plays and events throughout the summer and beyond.
There are water sports in abundance from Fly Fishing to white water rafting and canyoning.Golf courses galore from the hilly at Pitlochry to the magnificent at Taymouth Castle.Pony Trekking in Kenmore, Blair Atholl, Glen Lyon and Dunkeld and all number of other extreme sports.
The area lends its self to all sorts of adventures. For the more sedate there is shopping in many wonderful shops and local markets, and many places to eat. Lots of local arts and crafts. and special book shops