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The Croft, Pittendreich, Kinross – Home 543142 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

The Croft, Pittendreich, Kinross – Home 543142

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Spacious two bedroom accommodation; Super-king bedroom and twin/super-king bedroom, The Croft is fully fitted to make your holiday as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, with wood-burner and all modern applicances. In a lovely rural setting, The Croft is situated in a small hamlet of houses to the north east of Loch Leven; you can cycle and walk from the front door; the National Cycle Network and the Loch Leven Heritage Trail are both accessed from the end of the farm track, with the Trail providing safe off-road walking and cycling around the Loch to Kinross and RSPB, nature reserve at Vane Farm. You can walk to our local pub, the Balgedie Toll, which is only a 5 minute walk away and offers a full lunch and evening menu. At the end of our track we have the award winning Loch Leven Larder farm shop only 3 minute walk away. This offers shopping along with daytime food/drink, including a deli counter, and other locally sourced foodstuffs. Centrally located with Golfing and Shooting within

Spacious two bedroom accommodation; Super-king bedroom and twin/super-king bedroom, The Croft is fully fitted to make your holiday as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, with wood-burner and all modern applicances. In a lovely rural setting, The Croft is situated in a small hamlet of houses to the north east of Loch Leven; you can cycle and walk from the front door; the National Cycle Network and the Loch Leven Heritage Trail are both accessed from the end of the farm track, with the Trail providing safe off-road walking and cycling around the Loch to Kinross and RSPB, nature reserve at Vane Farm. You can walk to our local pub, the Balgedie Toll, which is only a 5 minute walk away and offers a full lunch and evening menu. At the end of our track we have the award winning Loch Leven Larder farm shop only 3 minute walk away. This offers shopping along with daytime food/drink, including a deli counter, and other locally sourced foodstuffs. Centrally located with Golfing and Shooting within a 10 minute drive, you can also cycle and walk from the front door. Kinross is less than 10 minutes by car, with Sainsbury's, Co-op and other shops/services as well as good motorway access. Kinross also has a Park and Ride Bus Stop linking the area to Edinburgh, Stirling, St.Andrews and beyond. Perth and Knockhill are only 20 minutes away by car, Gleneagles and St.Andrews are both within 35 minutes, Edinburgh, Stirling and Dundee are 40 minutes.

The Scotland region

Whilst providing something for everyone, Kinross-shire also provides a beautiful base from which to explore wider Central Scotland. Loch Leven nestles in a wide valley between the Lomond Hills, the Cleish Hills and Benarty Hill. Along with the Ochills, that are immediately to the west, these form the natural boundary between the Forth-Clyde valley 'Lowlands' and the 'Highlands'.The area surrounding Loch Leven provides very fertile soils and Pittendreich has been a centre of intensive arable farming since at least the mid 17th century.Pitlochry, Dunkeld and Blair Atholl are all within an hours easy drive up the M90/A9. The area is also rich in culture, with plenty to explore both on our doorstep and further afield. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at our very own Loch Leven Castle, on an island in Loch Leven, for almost a year, before managing to escape in 1568. There are boat trips to the island through much of the year, leaving from The Boathouse, The Pier in Kinross. This is also the place to arrange any fishing on the Loch, as well as having a lovely bistro/cafe. Glamis Castle is approximately 1 hour drive away, as is Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. Each of these provides a great day out. St.Andrews and the Fife coast are all within an hours drive, with its lovely fishing villages and stunning beaches, strong artistic ties and the occasional famous fish and chip shop and ice cream parlour to discover.

Tayside/Perthshire

The region around Loch Leven has been further enhanced by the newly completed Loch Leven Heritage Trail. We are fortunate to be within a few minutes walk of one of the access points onto this hard surface trail circumnavigating Loch Leven. You can walk or cycle to RSPB, Vane Farm in one direction or head westward towards Milnathort and Kinross in the other. There are numerous coffee shops to reward your efforts. We are in a lovely rural area, yet with the advantage of easy access to most of Central Scotland. Many musical events are on offer in the area, with Backstage at the Green by Mundell Music providing a vast and varied array of musicians to enjoy, the successful Rewind festival at Scone, Perth also being a regular event. There are plenty of places to eat-out or to arrange takeaways if you want a change from walking to our local Balgedie Toll pub, or Loch Leven Larder farm shop. Kinross has plenty of amenities; supermarket, banks, chemists, a health centre, swimming pool, cafes etc. Giacopazzi's in Milnathort sells fantastic home made ice creams; you frequently see whole families having a treat. Kinnesswood village has a petrol station with a small convenience store opposite.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Super King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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House rules

Late bookings welcome. No pets. No smoking. The cottages are within a working arable farm. Reduced rates for 2 week bookings.

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About the owner

Julie M
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
05 Dec 2016
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Apr 2014. Located in Glenlomond, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £440 to £495.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 05 Dec 2016.

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“Great Base”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2016

The Croft is an excellent cottage from which to explore Scotland. It is beautifully presented, spacious and has everything you need to make it home from home. Fresh flowers and home made biscuits on arrival were a lovely touch. We sat each morning having breakfast looking out to the view's over Loch Leven from the patio. Lots to explore in the area, cycle paths, walks and a friendly pub in walking distance which serves good food. We travelled to Edinburgh, Sterling, St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Glamis and also walked a couple of Munroes and cycled Loch Leven all in a week. And finally the sun shone all week.

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us at Pittendreich. Impressed you packed all this into a week, including the Edinburgh Tattoo and lots of cycle rides!

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