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Mrs Melissa Hope

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french

A lovely holiday cottage in Perthshire

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Perth Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6, peaceful with great views over the Tay estuary

Eppie is a traditional single storey cottage, extended and refurbished to a high standard. This comfortable, homely self catering cottage is adjoining to a second holiday cottage but not internally connected (they have separate entrances). They can be rented alone or together.

Eppie sleeps six with two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. The master double boasts a king size bed, patio doors leading to the garden and an ensuite shower room. There is a separate family bathroom (bath with shower over). The living area and kitchen is open plan with patio doors out to the garden. There are dining table and chairs, comfortable seating for six, large windows providing fantastic views towards the river Tay and patio doors leading to the garden area. There is a utility room with washing and drying facilities.

The cottage has a garden with both grass and a patio area, parking, garden shed where bicycles can be stored, and an outdoor drying area. A BBQ and garden furniture is provided. The cottage is situated on a quiet road with very little passing traffic.

Dogs are welcome but please note there will be an additional £20 charged.

The cottage has super views of the Sidlaw hills and the River Tay. In a rural setting, two miles from the village of Inchture and between Perth and Dundee, Eppie makes a great base for exploring Perthshire, Angus and Fife and beyond.

The following attractions are all within one hour or less:

(i) Perth (‘The Fair City’), St Andrews (the home of golf) and Dundee (the City of Discovery)

(ii) The championship golf courses at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Gleneagles

(iii) Tourist attractions such as Glamis Castle (birthplace of the Queen Mother), Scone Palace (home of the Stone of Destiny), Stirling Castle and Bannockburn

(iv) For walkers, the Grampian Mountains, the Angus Glens, the Cateran Trail and the Fife Coastal Path

(v) For families there is also the Perth Leisure Pool, Active Kids (Stanley) and Camperdown Park………amongst others

(vi) Inchture hotel is 2 miles away for bar meals. There is a super selection of local food outlets: the Wee Pie Shop in Glencarse, Provender Brown Delicatessen in Perth, Arbuckles Farm shop for local berries in the summer and much more.

Edinburgh and Glasgow are each about an hour.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mrs Melissa Hope (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About Mrs Melissa Hope

My name is Melissa Hope. The Hope family has farmed on Powgavie for over 100 years. The two Powgavie Cottages, Eppie and Flisk, formerly farm workers' homes, were extended and refurbished in 2008. Since completing the cottages we have enjoyed welcoming guests from around the world and sharing our beautiful part of Scotland.

Mrs Melissa Hope purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mrs Melissa Hope chose Perthshire

Comfortable home away from home. A perfect peaceful place to relax and a great central base with good transport links for exploring the surrounding area.

What makes this cottage unique

Great...

(i) base for visiting friends and family in Perth, Dundee and area

(ii) location for getting to the Highlands, and to Edinburgh and Glasgow

(iii) for families

(iv) for golfers (Gleneagles, Carnoustie and St Andrews) all an easy 'drive' away

(v) for relaxing in a peaceful rural setting and

(vi) for enjoying the view of hills, the Tay and its bridges and Fife

(vii) Dundee Waterfront regeneration is well underway and the V&A museum is on its way.

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

A lovely holiday cottage in Perthshire
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Proved to be 'A lovely holiday cottage in Perthshire'.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, most comfortable and charming - we had a lovely peaceful holiday stay in this cottage. It was just as described in the advert.....only better!

Everything we could possibly have needed was supplied - and it is located so conveniently too. Within minutes you are on the main A90 between Perth and Dundee, and so this was an ideal base for anyone wanting to visit Scotland's towns, cities and the eastern coast.

As you sit at the meal table you have an amazing panoramic view and could hear a pin drop.....it is so quiet! There were only two of us, but the cottage is spacious and would be most ideal for a family. The owners were very welcoming and helpful.

We do hope to visit this area again soon, and if so, would most definitely make this cottage our first choice!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Weekend stay for a wedding

  • 5 of 5

My husband son daughter in law and grandson stayed in the Eppie Pawgavie cottage

Immediately as we walked in I knew it was perfect. The cottage is of very high standard both in furnitions and cleanliness. It has all the facilities you would want. Set in a very peaceful location lovely garden which my grandson made the most of. Melissa & her 2 kids popped in to make sure we were ok and we were that. I'd recommend this cottage great spot for sightseeing or just to get away from it all. Hopefully we mayb back some day with our 2 dogs who would love it. Oh and thanks for the bottle of delicious cider

Ellen Colin Stuart Clare & Luke x

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Excellent for our needs

  • 5 of 5

Eppie was exactly as described and perfect for our needs. Very well designed property with plenty of storage including a small shed in which we were able to store the bikes. We found the crockery very heavy to handle and the 84 year old could hardly lift the teapot when full. Would have liked a tea cosy and a pair of kitchen scissors, otherwise very well equipped. The area is excellent for cycling with mainly flat cycling friendly roads. Melissa and family were helpful, friendly and even supplied delicious local strawberries upon our arrival. The property was very clean and welcoming.Would definitely recommend. We had one meal at The Inchture hotel which was the nearest and it was a good choice. Staff were friendly, welcoming and accomadating. The food was excellent and despite being busy the service was top class.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful. The location was stunning. They have everything there you could possibly need and all to a very high standard. We had a wonderful time. Watching the deer walk past the window was breathtaking. Have used other holiday accommodation before and this is definitely one of the best. Would certainly highly recommend to all. Thanks for a great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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lovely and comfortable, well set up

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a few nights in July 2015. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The cottage was very well equipped and decorated. The beds were really comfortable with lovely bed linen. Nice big comfy sofas in the living room too. We could only stay a few days but we will definitely stay again when we're in the area. Amazing views across the fields to the Tay river.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Fabulous cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful 6 days in Eppie. Melissa is a wonderful host and the cottage could not have been better. Furniture was very nice and well cared for, and probably the most comfortable self catering beds we have stayed in.

Eppie is located on an easy off/on the M90 and is within 15 minutes of Perth or Dundee, both of which have great grocery stores and restaurants. There are lots of great attractions within easy driving distance. I highly recommend this cottage and am looking forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Dundee
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Inchture Hotel
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Blairgowrie Golf Club
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Dundee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
A90
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Inchture Hotel
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Glenshee
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Tentsmuir or Broughty Ferry beach
Car: recommended

Golf - there are numerous quality (including championship) courses within the local area. Walking - there are walks to suit all abilities ranging from coastal and attractive woodland walks to drovers paths and Munros. Gardens - there are several reknowned gardens in the area including Branklyn Gardens, Glendoick, Dundee University Botanic Gardens. Camperdown Country Park is less than 10 miles away. Historic interests - the Discovery, Glamis Castle, Scone Palace, St Andrews, the City of Perth, Loch Leven are all close. Antiques - this area is well known for antique centres, the closest being the Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre at Abernyte.

For children - there is a range of activities including the Beatrix Potter museum in Dunkeld, Active Kids in Stanley, the Scottish Deer Centre, Fife and swimming in both Perth and Dundee. Beaches - there are some beautiful beaches within easy reach - St Andrews, Tentsmuir and Broughty Ferry or Carnoustie. Skiing - if the weather is right Glenshee is our favourite Scottish ski area.

For culture you can try Dundee Rep Theatre or Horsecross, Perth.

Golf: The cottage is in an excellent location for accessing top Scottish golf courses. There is a golf driving range about 5 minutes away. Courses within an hour away include: Blairgowrie Golf Club, Carnoustie, St Andrews, Gleneagles and more.

Ski: Skiing at Glenshee is just over an hour away. Snow and weather dependant. It can be great. We can advise on equipment hire and lessons if required.

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Rates & Availability

Perth Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$219
$751
 
 
Autumn 2016
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$184
$632
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
$158
$856
 
 
Spring 2017
Mar 25 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$158
$632
 
 
Early summer
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$184
$658
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$184
$751
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$184
$632
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$184
$566
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $26

The cottage has a Visit Scotland 4 star rating and is part of the cyclists and walkers welcome scheme. The rates range from £380 - £570 per week. We offer the cottage for lets of 3 nights or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Perth Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • 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
  • Bathroom 2 is an en-suite off bedroom 1. Both bathrooms have heated towel rails.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • A travel cot and high chair are available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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