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Delightful holiday cottage in a peaceful, rural location with stunning views

Perth, Perth and Kinross, UK
  • Cottage
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay2 - 7 nights

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

Situated in a peaceful, rural location between the pretty village of Dunkeld and the market town of Blairgowrie. Inchtuthill Coach House lies amidst beautiful Perthshire countryside within walking distance of the River Tay.

The property is detached and has been converted forming a spacious open plan living area with a fully equipped kitchen and log burning stove. Double glass doors lead out onto a wooden balcony, a great sun trap with spectacular views towards Birnam Hill (west facing). The property has two bedrooms (twin and double), a bathroom (bath with shower) and a spacious hallway. Facilities include a dishwasher, satellite tv, DVD player plenty of DVDs), 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 to the village of Spittalfield. 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 bagging Munros (a munro is a hill/mountain over 3000ft). There are plenty of gentle walks from the cottage including a lovely riverside walk which is part of the core path network. You can also walk from the property into the village where there is a coffee shop serving delicious cakes and lunch!

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

If you enjoy wildlife then this is the place for you - daily 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. There are plenty of coffee shops, a great deli which also serves tapas in the evenings and a fantastic bakery (Aran Bakery) selling great coffee, sandwiches, cakes galore and wonderful homemade bread! There is plenty more including craft and interior shops, a butcher and chemist. If you have children then you can take them to 'Going Potty' where they can paint their own piece of pottery to take home.

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). It is kept updated with news, local events and local pictures.

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

Property Manager

Victoria Brooks

Member Since 2010
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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. We love being able to share the incredible surroundings and wildlife - Inchtuthill is an incredibly 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.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 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.


      • 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.

      Location Type

        • Rural


            • Away From It All
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Broadband Access
                      Very quick broadband
                    • Fireplace
                    • Firewood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      Wireless internet access is provided (Wifi)
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • 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
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          There are basic items supplied such as salt, pepper, sugar, tea, coffee etc..
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              The dining area is in the open plan living room, there is a antique pine table which can seat up to 6 people.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books
                                • Books for Kids
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                  Plenty of DVD's
                                • Games
                                • Books for Adults
                                • Music Library
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • Video Library
                                  Plenty of DVD's are provided to suit all


                                    • Balcony
                                      With seating and views over garden and beyond
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      secure garden
                                    • Patio


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome


                                            • 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

                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • rafting
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • whitewater rafting


                                                            • 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!

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              47 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Spotless, comfortable, well equiped, quiet, relaxing.

                                                              Jane R.

                                                              Great holiday cottage. It had everything we needed.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for reviewing your stay. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope to welcome you back one day!

                                                              Perfect, only way to describe it.

                                                              John W.

                                                              An amazing property. We needed for nothing. Everything had been thought of. Set in a beautiful area its was simply idyllic.

                                                              Our stay at the Coach House

                                                              Mr Raymond Reid

                                                              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.

                                                              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.

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

                                                              Howard R.

                                                              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.

                                                              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!

                                                              Cottage was beautiful with absolutely everything you could need.

                                                              David H.

                                                              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.

                                                              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 😊

                                                              What a great find!

                                                              Lynn S.Edinburgh, United Kingdom

                                                              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.

                                                              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...


                                                              Perth, Perth and Kinross, UK

                                                              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

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                                                              Damage Deposit

                                                              Please note that during peak season out changeover day is Friday. Please enquire if you are looking for something different and we will do our best to accommodate. 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

                                                              47 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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