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Kate McDiarmid

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Exclusive large Scottish lodge set in a 17 acre garden-Perthshire, Scotland - FARLEYER LODGE

3 Reviews
Sleeps20
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms8
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Dunkeld Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

A self catering rental property with private hot tub, 9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms

Farleyer House is the former Dower House for Castle Menzies and sits nestled on a gentle hillside overlooking the green and golden valley of the River Tay and is a wonderful spot for a family holiday, reunion or small wedding. The house was once a luxurious country house hotel and it is the west wing of the property that is available. It retains its excellent furnishings and the bedrooms are exceptionally spacious with wonderful bathrooms The public space is equally well suited to large groups with a large lounge with open fire and a lovely beautiful dining room. There is the bonus of a Media Room complete with 42” plasma TV, surround sound, Sky channels, DVD player and a variety of board and table games for the younger or young at heart members of the party to enjoy. The large kitchen is beautifully equipped with a gas range cooker and a small dining area for breakfasts or children’ meals. The enormous bedrooms are all upstairs and each have their own bathroom.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kate McDiarmid (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great times in a wonderful house with the best of friends & family- what more could you ask for!
Oct 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

FARLEYER LODGE
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Amazing house, gorgeous views - fabby weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had the lodge and the cottage for 3 nights and we had a ball - the hot tub was great with the most fantastic views over the hills - there was plenty of space for all of us and was the perfect base for the rewind festival - thanks Kate for such a smashing weekend :0) xxx

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your lovely comments - so glad you all had a great weekend and many thanks for leaving the house so nicely. Best Wishes Kate.
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Aberdeenshire
5

Family & Friends Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house in fantastic surroundings. The kitchen was extremely well stocked with lots of dishes, glasses, plates etc in fact everything that you needed. When we arrived the dining room was set for dinner and there were fresh flowers in every room, which we felt was a lovely personal touch. The bedrooms were all very spacious with lovely big bathrooms. On Sunday, lazing in front of a log fire was perfect as was sitting outside in the hot tub looking over the wonderful countryside. A fantastic weekend was enjoyed by us all and all ready we are planning our return visit.

I would recommend this property to groups of adults. I personally don't feel that this house would be suitable for young children as it took us a while to get our bearings!!! and that was before we started on the wine!!! There is a disabled toilet down stairs but no bedroom!. But all in all a fantastic house for a weekend of partying with friends.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Terrific property and location for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Farleyer Lodge is terrific for a family holiday. With 9 well-appointed bedrooms, most with en suite bathrooms , the house affords luxurious, clean, comfortable accomodations with plenty of space for privacy and different activities/interests.

The kitchen is wonderfully well appointed and makes it convenient to dine at home ( superb stove, 4 dishwashers, giant refrigerator, plenty of dishes, pans etc ). We did a mixture of dining in and dining out at some of the great local restaurants and hotels.

The grounds are spectacular and terrific for gentle stroll after dinner.

Location of Farleyer made it a great base for exploring and enjoying the many local attractions and activities : we visited St Andrews (90 mins), Blair Atholl Estate for horse-back riding through the forests, Birks of Aberfeldy, went paintballing and drove through the magnificent Glen Lyon to name just a few !!

The owners were very welcoming and immediately available to answer any questions and make suggestions for activities and trips

The house has easy internet access, a plus for our teenagers

I would recommend this house for families or groups of friends who want a comfortable house to serve as a base for a relaxing holiday that mixes being comfortable staying in and enjoying the lovely house accommodations and amenities, with exploring some of the most stunning countryside of Scotland

We had a wonderful holiday and based on our experience I highly recommend a stay at Farleyer Lodge

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Highland Safaris
Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop
Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery
Castle Menzies
Blair Castle
Crieff Hydro Hotel and Resort
Birks Cinema
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Edinburgh or Glasgow
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Aileen Chraggan
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Aberfeldy
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Pitlochry
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Ballinluig A9
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Aileen Chraggan
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Aviemore, Cairngorms
Car: necessary

Aberfeldy is our local historic town. It is the original old market town for Highland Perthshire serving a widely scattered rural population. It is the geographical Heart of Scotland, and an ideal centre for touring. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are about one and a half hours drive away. The clan chieftains of Menzies, and Campbell, once ruled the area. But latterly families like the Wills of tobacco fame, Sir Donald Currie the shipping magnate, Nairns of the linoleum empire, have lived in the area, and now J K Rowlings of Harry Potter fame, has her holiday home at Killiechassie, 1 mile from Castle Menzies. It is the perfect location to enjoy an active break , a relaxing holiday or a touring vacation of Scotland. Surrounded by Mountains, Valleys and History Aberfeldy is the ideal location for all ages.

Other Activities: White water rafting, cannyoning & rock climbing

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Rates & Availability

Dunkeld Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIGH SEASON
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,156
$4,632
 
 
MID SEASON
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,026
$4,082
 
 
LOW SEASON
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$969
$3,881
 
 
CHRISTMAS
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$5,183
 
 
NEW YEAR
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,479
 
 
OFF SEASON
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$853
$2,974
 
 
LOW SEASON
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,034
$3,881
 
 
MID SEASON
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,138
$4,270
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,244
$4,665
 
 
PEAK SEASON
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,329
$4,989
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,244
$4,665
 
 
MID SEASON
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,138
$4,270
 
 
LOW SEASON
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,034
$3,881
 
 
CHRISTMAS
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,183
 
 
NEW YEAR
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$6,479
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $26
Refundable damage deposit $648

A refundable good house keeping deposit is required of £500 per rental . Change over is generally on a Saturday but other times are negotiable. VAT is included in the rate.
Our MIn Letting period is 3 nights ( except for Xmas & New Year ) 3 nights is charged at 80% of weekly rental or £1975, 4 nights and above is the weekly rate ( possibly negotiable for smaller groups in off peak times )

20% Deposit is due at time of booking and payment in full 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Dunkeld Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , En-suite to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite to bedroom 4
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared with bedroom 5 & 6
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite with bedroom 7
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite with bedroom 8
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , Accessible to bedroom 9
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , Ground Floor
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , Ground Floor
  • All bathrooms are spacious and cosy.
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , Shared bathroom
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen , Own shower-room
  • Bedroom 5 & 6 have a separate stair and make an ideal family suite. All bedrooms are massive and may have fantastic views of the gardens. All bedrooms are situated on the first or second floors and are accessed by stairs. The Lodge sleeps 18 adults comfortably but can easily accommodate 2+ children on put up beds or in cots.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* 8 person Hot Tub. * Media Room with 42' Plasma Surround sound TV/DVD. *Quiet Drawing Room beautifully appointed. *Fantastic fully equipped Kitchen. *Conference facilities with Digital projector & retractable screen. * Stunning 17 acre garden.

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