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Idyllic converted Coach House in rural Perthshire

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Dunkeld Cottage Rental Photos and Description

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
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Victoria Brooks
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2016
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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 Perthshire

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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Idyllic converted Coach House in rural Perthshire
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
5

Lovely cottage in a fabulously stunning setting

  • 5 of 5

There is loads to do from the coach house and after a long day out it was a wonderful place to come back to. Especially beautiful in autumn. Victoria is a lovely hostess.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, we loved having you back and look forward to seeing you again in 2017! Hope the rest of your holiday in Scotland went well.
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4

Weekend with the boys

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful welcome from Victoria, nice touch providing fresh bread. Coach house very comfortable and cosy with log fire.

Idyllic, quiet, peaceful place to stay.

This was the first time we had taken our 2 yellow Labs away for weekend, lots of great places to walk them, on and off the lead, boys loved it.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. Such a lovely time of year to visit, colours are amazing! So pleased you enjoyed the Coach House and we hope to welcome you back one day.
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5

Fantastic coach house.everything you would ever want.home from home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a lovely weekend in the coach house along with our two dogs.superb place if you want to get away from it all,but close to all that Scotland has to offer.property is beautifully presented and very cosy.perfect in every way.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Coach House so much. It is such a gorgeous time of year for a visit, lovely walks and cosy nights by the fire! Hope to see you again soon.
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5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

The coach house was fantastic and just what was needed for a relaxing break and some lovely long country walks. The log burner definitely helped warm up after them too! Everything needed was there and the beds and bedding were really comfortable and cozy. Definitely recommended and will certainly consider a return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, it was a pleasure having you at Inchtuthill and we are glad you enjoyed it so much. It is such a wonderful time of year to visit. Look forward to hopefully seeing you again next year!
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5

Lovely and quiet, very comfortable coach house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the coach house for two weeks, and it was the second time we visited after we had a great time 6 years ago.

After a horrendous journey (7 hour flight delay) we finally arrived at the house only an hour before midnight. Victoria was waiting for us to show us around the house and she also provided some basic groceries for breakfast as we didn't get the chance to go shopping, which was very kind of her!

The house itself has a nice view of fields and distant hills, and it was great to see sunsets from the balcony. When it is very quiet, you can see rabbits, hares and deer walking through the fields!

Everything you could wish for is present in the house, which makes for a very comfortable stay. We mainly went on trips during the day and spend relaxing hours in the house at night, reading books or enjoying walks through the fields and along the river.

For those in search of peace and quiet while still having modern conveniences at hand, this is a place I would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely having you back for the two weeks. We are lucky to be able to share such a beautiful spot in Scotland! We hope to see you again one day.
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Lovely cottage in beautiful setting with ample walks around

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage great central location to visit Scotland. Well set out with well equipped kitchen. Lovely owners with lots of local knowledge. Informative file on best places to visit. Great free wifi throughout the cottage and selection of DVDs music books and games. Really enjoyed our visit to sunny Scotland.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review Inchtuthill Coach House, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and so hope we can welcome 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

Rates & Availability

Dunkeld Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 22 2016
1 night minimum stay
$127
$477
 
 
Christmas and New Year
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$718
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$133
$483
$1,525
 
 
Spring 2017
Mar 31 2017 - Jun 29 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$133
$591
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$133
$648
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$133
$591
 
 
Winter 2017
Nov 3 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$133
$483
 
 
Christmas and New Year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$203
$743
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$127
$534
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $44
Pet Fee $32

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Dunkeld Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
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!

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