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Luxurious self catered Barn in Highlands of Scotland with hot tub

Nina Deakin

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, german
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Nina Deakin

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
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Luxurious self catered Barn in Highlands of Scotland with hot tub

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon Barn Rental Photos and Description

Lovely Barn with private hot tub, loch frontage & fishing rights

Nestled into the countryside under the foot of the mighty Ben Lawers mountain and overlooking Loch Tay, the Barn is a luxuriously converted holiday cottage with private hot tub, located within a private 40 acre Highland estate with secluded forest walks, orchards, duck pond, loch frontage and fishing rights.

Sleeping six people in three double bedrooms (one king, one double and one twin), the property has very spacious living, dining and kitchen areas, ideal for family breaks. The Barn is luxuriously furnished and offers all the mod cons for the perfect break, with sensational views from the master bedroom and a roaring wood burning stove to keep our guests snug. The property also has a 45 inch flat screen TV, DVD, Hifi with ipod docking station and Xbox 360 for our guests to enjoy. The hot tub is there for guests to enjoy the calm and tranquility of the surroundings, all year round.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nina Deakin (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2015

About Nina Deakin

We live in Scotland with our two young children and operate a holiday cottage business on the shores of Loch Tay in the Scottish Highlands and a ski chalet business in the heart of the Swiss Alps.

Our properties range in style, age and size - they range from renovated farm steadings to alpine chalets, but all have a great sense of homeliness, and beautiful views, as well as lots of little luxuries to help everyone unwind and enjoy their holidays, no matter how old or young they may be!

Nina Deakin purchased this barn in 2009

Why Nina Deakin chose Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon

Loch Tay is a fantastic location for holidays and there is so much to do in the area, no matter the time of the year. The Barn at Craggantoul can be reached in just two hours from Glasgow or Edinburgh, but is still tucked away from the buzz of daily life. Whilst refurbishing the property from a former farm steading, we have tried to create a homely feel to the house - the log burning adds cosy feel, and one cannot help being impressed by the lovely views from the glass fronted dining area and hot tub over the surrounding meadows and Loch Tay, which make it a very special place.

What makes this barn unique

Loch Tay offers guests numerous opportunities for fishing (from our shores), climbing (we are located at the foot of the mighty Ben Lawers mountain), boating on the loch, visiting castles, distilleries, golf, and all just on our doorstep! The house itself offers a spacious, homely and peaceful retreat after all of these activities, to relax at the end of the day with a well deserved glass of wine in the garden or the bubbling hot tub.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

1 traveler review

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Luxurious self catered Barn in Highlands of Scotland with hot tub
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
4

A Luxury Barn

  • 4 of 5

Despite the fact that the UK weather this year was unusually and continually wet we enjoyed the Barn very much. The only thing that came as more of a disappointment was not being prepared by the fact that the trek down to the edge of the Loch was as tricky as it was. It is unmarked so it ws a guessing game as to which path to take and, partly because of the rain it was a bit slick and we were hesitating as to whether to proceed. We are not young and a bit fearful of taking a fall' of not being able to get back up to the Barn. There didi not appear to be any other places to go for long walks and enjoy the countryside without driving somewhere.

All that said, I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Barn. We are so sorry that the heavy rain made the walk through our forest difficult for you - as it is protected by it's SSSI status (special site of scientific interest), we are not allowed to put a hard path down and are obliged to use the natural track which winds through the forest. We will recommend that guests use firm footwear or welly boots from now on - so thank you for raising this! We also mow walkways through the meadows of the 40 acre estate to give guests the oportunity to walk elsewhere, not just down to the loch, including around the upper river and orchard, as well as to the Cup Marked rock which dates from the Bronze age. Just above the entrance to Craggantoul lies Ben Lawers, a munro mountain which also has a lovely walk to the summit. We are glad you had a lovely time and thanks for your review.

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lawers
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Killin
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Dunkeld
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
A85
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lawers
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Glencoe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Loch Tay beach
Car: recommended

The Barn is easily accessible and can be reached within two hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness, in an ideal location to discover the Highlands of Scotland.

The property is located within a 40 acre estate with loch frontage and fishing rights and the surrounding area is rich in history, wildlife, activities and attractions. The property is within ten miles of three golf courses, castles, whisky distilleries, fantastic pubs and restaurants and some the most beautiful hill walking territory in Scotland.

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Rates & Availability

From £171 Per night

Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring
Apr 25 2015 - May 22 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£900
 
 
half term
May 23 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
 
 
summer
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£1,000
 
 
summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
 
 
sept
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£1,000
 
 
autumn
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 9 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£850
 
 
october
Oct 10 2015 - Oct 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£975
 
 
low season
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
£225
£650
 
 
festive season
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Peak season - £1200 per week
Mid season - £850 per week
Low season - £600 per week
Short breaks also offered and last minute deals considered
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Amenities

Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The Barn has a beautiful master bedroom with en suite bathroom and stunning views over the loch and surrounding meadows. The bed has a memory foam mattress for ultra support and comfort. The Barn also has a double bedroom and twin bedroom and cot if requested.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our guests are kept warm and snug with a gas fired central heating system and a log burning stove, for which firewood is provided. The furnishings are soft and comfortable to relax into with a glass of wine at the end of the day and the bedrooms are light and bright. The Barn still has the original stone cladding and chimney which adds much character and charm to the property. Glass doors provide stunning views over the surrounding area. Wifi is provided in the property for emails and surfing. The private hot tub is located a few steps from the property and has gorgeous views of the surrounding area for our guests to enjoy. Cots, high chairs and toys are available for our younger visitors. We have recently installed solar panels to contribute to the well being of the environment.

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