About the home
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, 20km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 4km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Boat available for guest use|
|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 bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake / river|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, 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.
50% deposit on booking and Balance 6 weeks in advance of arrival
Well-behaved dogs in the Kitchen only .
Strictly no smoking except outside
The property is all on one leval with wide doors so ideal for wheelchair users.
Good Housekeeping deposit : Credit cards details are required for all bookings and any breakages or damage will be charged to this card .
The Tayside / Perthshire / Perth and Kinross 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.
The Pitlochry area
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
How to get there
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Woodlands Cottage is situated in Highland Perthshire, and is accessible from from all major cities. The nearest Airports are Edinburgh International Airport (58 miles), Glasgow Airport (80 miles), and Inverness Airport (104 miles).
The nearest town and railway station is Dunkeld, from which the cottage is about four miles. There is a direct service from London Kings Cross (www.nationlrail.co.uk) Also direct trains from Edinburgh and Glasgow
The main route to the Highlands, the A9 is not far away so driving to the cottage is straight forward
Full directions will be provided on booking.
Activities near Pitlochry
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
12 Jun 2012
Booked into Woodlands Cottage for a week with parents and grandchildren (8 & 10). We were blown away by the fantastic setting and views. The house was well equipped with plenty of space for 6 and... more
21 Aug 2011
I regularly travel and visit places, but this is the first time I've actually thought I've discovered somewhere worth telling people about. The cottage is lovely, very comfortable and... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 7|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low Season||6 Jan 13||25 Mar 13||£ 595||£ 175||£ 225||2 Nights|
|Easter||25 Mar 13||14 Apr 13||£ 695||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Spring||14 Apr 13||26 May 13||£ 695||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Term||26 May 13||2 Jun 13||£ 895||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Summer||2 Jun 13||30 Jun 13||£ 895||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||30 Jun 13||29 Sep 13||£ 995||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||29 Sep 13||3 Nov 13||£ 895||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||3 Nov 13||22 Dec 13||£ 595||£ 175||£ 225||2 Nights|
|Christmas week||22 Dec 13||29 Dec 13||£ 895||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year Week||29 Dec 13||5 Jan 14||£ 1400||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||5 Jan 14||9 Feb 14||£ 595||£ 175||£ 225||2 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
For weekly lets , a mid week linen change/service is available @ £100 - useful if you have different people coming during your stay.
For information contact us direct at East Haugh House Hotel 01796 473121
Contact Name: Lesley or Sophie McGown
Prefrred payment is cash, debit card or bank transfer in GBP or Euros- there is a 3% commission charge for credit cards.Enquire now
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