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Idyllic converted Coach House in rural Perthshire

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroomed detached property sleeping up to 4 people located in idyllic spot

Located in an idyllic situation between the pretty village of Dunkeld and the market town of Blairgowrie, Inchtuthill Coach House lies amidst beautiful Perthshire countryside close to the mighty river Tay.

The property is detached and has been converted forming a spacious open plan living area with a log burning stove (wood supplied) leading out onto a balcony; a great sun trap with lovely views. The property has two bedrooms (twin and double), a bathroom (bath and shower) and a spacious hallway. Facilities include a dishwasher, satellite tv, DVD player plenty of DVD's), Wifi, CD player, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The coach house is fully heated providing cosy accommodation in the winter months.

There is a private fenced garden with picnic table (furniture also provided on the balcony).

A peaceful retreat in rural Perthshire with gorgeous views, the perfect place to unwind and enjoy rural Perthshire.

Please note during peak season (April - October inclusive) the changeover day is Friday.

Inchtuthill Coach House lies a mile and half down a farm road, close the river Tay.

Dunkeld lies to the west just 15 mins by car and Blairgowrie to the east, again just 15 mins by car. There are plenty of places to visit whether it be a country house such as Glamis Castle, Scone Palace or Blair Castle, perhaps you prefer something more adventurous, you can try white water rafting, quad biking or perhaps a spot of golf! If walking is more your cup of tea then there are endless walks in Perthshire from a gentle stroll at the Hermitage in Dunkeld, to hundreds of Munro's (a munro is a hill/mountain over 3000ft). There are plenty of gentle walks just on the doorstep.

The Coach House is the perfect retreat after a day exploring this magnificent area, a log burning stove for the cooler evenings or if weather permits a glass of wine on the balcony watching the sun setting over the Tay Valley.

If you enjoy wildlife then this is the place for you - every day we see deer Roe and Fallow), buzzards, hare, rabbit, partridge, pheasant, swans, geese, hedgehogs and plenty more. Loch of the lowes is a 10 minute drive away and from April until October you can see osprey and red squirrels all year round.

Nearby Dunkeld is famous for its beautiful cathedral, well worth a visit, then have a nice cup of tea in one of the lovely tea shops! If you have children then you can take them to 'Going Potty' where they can paint their own piece of pottery to take home - it of course doesn't have to be just for the children!

The famous music pub the Taybank is worth a visit with live music sessions during the week.

For further information please visit our facebook page (Inchtuthill Coach House) I try to keep it updated with news and events and of course pictures!

We also have our own website http://www.inchtuthill.co.uk

More Details

Owner
Victoria Brooks
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

About Victoria Brooks

My family and I moved to Perthshire in 2003 from Wiltshire in England. The Coach House is very much a family run business. It is nice to be able to share the amazing surroundings of such a special place.

Victoria Brooks purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Victoria Brooks chose Perth

The views, the peace and quiet and the open space! The property is secluded with stunning views across the Tay Valley towards Birnam Hill. The location is ideal being just over an hour from Edinburgh, 25 minutes from Perth and just 15 minutes from Dunkeld which we love so much!

What makes this cottage unique

We fell in love with the property for it's location. A hidden gem in rural Perthshire! The views and character of the property also helped! Just driving down to the property you are embarking on a 'wee' Scottish Wildlife Safari! Regularly you will see deer, hare, buzzards and the occasional red squirrel! It is always a good idea to have your camera ready. The bird life is also amazing.

Inchtuthill is named after the Roman Fort (Inchtuthill), behind the property is an old Roman look out point (not much to see but fascinating). Just over a mile away lie the remains of the Roman Fort, Inchtuthill. There is not much to see but interesting to imagine how it once was! You can read about Inchtuthill on Google.

The river Tay is just 10 minutes from the property.

Amenities

Perth Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The Coach House has a modern bathroom with a shower and bath, there is under floor heating to keep your feet warm! The bathroom suite is white.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Adult sized bunk beds
  • The main bedroom has a king size double bed - all bed linen provided. The second bedroom has adult size bunk beds - bed linen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
If you require anything extra throughout your stay, then I am always happy to assist where I can. I am happy to arrange for a food delivery prior to you arrival so long as I have advanced notice (7 days notice). If it is a special occasion - birthday, honeymoon then please let me know!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Idyllic converted Coach House in rural Perthshire
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews
5

A quiet cosy corner of Perthshire but in close proximity to a variety of whatever takes your fancy!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Inchtuthill especially once the sunny weather arrived which Victoria had ordered specifically for us. Victoria and her well trained staff were just as wonderful as the fab weather we encountered which certainly put an added glow to the glorious autumnal hues that surrounded our stay. We will certainly return! Many thanks again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a lovely review. I will pass on your kind comments to the rest of Inchtuthill staff/family! We very much look forward to welcoming you both back again and we will do our best again with the sunshine!
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5

Our stay at the Coach House

  • 5 of 5

Could not have wished for a better place to stay to enjoy the countryside and the long walks.The owners made us feel very welcome and had everthing on hand especially the home made bread and shortbread thanks again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so very welcome and we are glad you enjoyed the lovely walks around Inchtuthill and the surrounding area, so many to choose from! We do hope to welcome you back one day. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us.
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5

Cottage was beautiful with absolutely everything you could need.

  • 5 of 5

Situated in a secluded position this cottage was wonderful for a quiet weekend yet within driving distance of some of the most beautiful locations. Victoria the owner was lovely and left us some homemade bread. Cottage was clean, very well equipped with a log burner if you needed it which we didn't. Lots of wildlife on your doorstep and some great place to eat within close driving distance. Couldn't fault a single thing about it.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was lovely having you here and we glad you loved it as much as we do! Do hope we can welcome you back again one day 😊
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5

What a great find!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here, surrounded by peaceful countryside and an abundance of wildlife. Fallow and roe deer, buzzards, partridges, pheasants, hares, swans and oystercatchers all seen at close quarters. Only ten minutes to drive to Dunkeld or a ten minute wander to the banks of the River Tay. Lovely helpful owners nearby and we'd love to come back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed the piece and quiet of Inchtuthill and of course the incredible wildlife on our doorstep. We do hope we can welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of summer...
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5

Beautiful property in beautiful surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

Warm welcome from Victoria, the little extras, fresh bread, Border biscuits and chocolates went down well (And quickly) with my family. The property is located in tranquil, relaxing countryside but close enough to the town's if you are looking to eat out or go to the pub. We were just there for a relaxing break and had nice walks along the banks of the river Tay with my kids and dogs. This is a great place to walk, relax, take part in outdoor activities or even if you just want to get close to nature as there is an abundance of things to do within a reasonable distance and an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep. A great weekend was had by myself and my family and we would definitely go back. Thanks for the use of this beautiful property.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review! We are incredibly lucky with our location, surrounded by stunning Perthshire countryside, wildlife on the doorstep yet just 15 mins from Dunkeld and Blairgowrie and just 30 mins from the city of Perth. We are also close enough to enjoy a day in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again one day.
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5

Impressive views, lovely area and great host

  • 5 of 5

Weekend away in total peace. Great surroundings and tranquility. Would come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are glad you had such a lovely weekend and with such gorgeous weather. Hope to have you back one day...
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Meiklour Arms
Nearest Ferry
164 Miles
Newcastle for European travel
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Rosemount Blairgowrie and Dunkeld
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Dunkeld and Birnam
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
A9
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Meiklour Inn
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Glenshee
Nearest Beach
27 Miles
East coast beaches
Car: necessary

Inchtuthill is situated in the beautiful Tay Valley between the picturesque, historical village of Dunkeld and the market town of Blairgowrie. The Coach House is located 1.5 miles down a farm road and within walking distance of the famous mighty River Tay, it is close to many attractions(car needed) including Loch of the lowes visitor centre where you will see red squirrels and osprey. Glamis Castle, Scone Palace and Blair Atholl Castle are all historic houses with lovely gardens - all situated within a 40 min drive.

The area is renowned for walking/ hill walking (all levels), cycling, fishing, shooting and many other adventurous sports!

You are never far away from a nice cafe/tea room or if its shops you are after Dunkeld and Blairgowrie will serve you well. The city of Perth is just 25 minutes away, Edinburgh is just over an hour and Glasgow 1.5 hours away. The House of Bruar (Harrods of Scotland!) is just 35 minutes away - shopping, waterfall and a fantastic restaurant.

Other Activities: Quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, hunting/stalking, bird watching, nature walks

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33.04
Refundable damage deposit $46.26

Short-breaks

Short breaks are available from November until March however we are very happy to accept short breaks last minute during high season.
Between November and March the following prices are applicable:
2 Nights - 210
3 Nights - 270
4 Nights - 320

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.