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Stunningly Stylish Refurbished Traditional Stone Cottage (1830)

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aberfeldy cottage description

This traditional stone built cottage has been entirely refurbished (completed Jan 2012) using natural materials throughout. The cottage has a spacious open plan ground floor, incorporating lounge, dining and kitchen area. The cottage is perfect for an intimate break for two, but can also accommodate a small family. The lounge seats 4 comfortably. Stunning limestone floor throughout, with original stone open fireplace and cast iron fire back.

The cottage is furnished in a modern style with TV, DVD, wi-fi and a good selection of movies and boxed sets. Small library, playing cards, board games, puzzles and children's toys.

The kitchen area has a gas hob and oven, fridge freezer, washing machine, Belfast sink, and is fully equipped for the keen cook.


Chapelton Cottage is set in a stunning, riverside location in rural Perthshire, the Heart of Scotland. Views from the property and surrounding gardens are breathtaking year round. Pheasants, red squirrels and a host of bird life are daily visitors to the gardens. Deer live on the hillside immediately above the cottage, and birds of prey can be seen circling overhead.

During spring and summer, the gardens across the region thrive, and there is a fantastic programme of events for the keen garden visitor. Spectacular Cluny House Gardens is a few minutes walk.

Perthshire has a rich legacy of castles, palaces, churches, battlefields and historic sites. Scone Palace, Queens View, Soldier's Leap at Killiekrankie, and Blair Castle, and the newly restored Stirling Castle are all within an hour's drive.

Perthshire is also known as 'Big Tree Country'. Fortingall, a few miles from our cottage is the home of an ancient yew, thought to be the oldest living tree in Europe. Birnam Oak, near Dunkeld is said to be the sole survivor of Birnam Wood, made famous in Shakespeare's Macbeth. This ancient oak is thought to be over 1,000 years old, with many of its branches now held up by wooden crutches.

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                We can provide a child's bed (up to age 8) OR a cot. Child or baby are additional to 4....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

                Folding child's bed OR travel cot available on request ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Small Double but extremely cosy...moreless

              • Master bedroom with Victorian style metal bedstead, comfortable John Lewis mattress and Silent Night memory foam topper. High quality 100% cotton bedding by Conran, Jigsaw, John Lewis. Natural wood floors, new tongue and groove doors, and bespoke timber framed double glazing. Solid oak hanging frame, separate storage unit with full length mirror and solid oak valet stand. Space for a folding child's bed OR a travel cot (supplied on request). Stunning views over the River Tay to the hills beyond. The second small double is to the rear of the property and overlooks the back lane and the hillside above. Modern wooden bed frame with comfortable John Lewis mattress and Silent Night memory foam topper. High quality 100% cotton bedding by Habitat. Natural wood floors, storage unit with full length mirror, further hanging rack and chair....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Beautifully finished, fully tiled bathroom with large shower cubicle and powerful mains shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • All facilities in the cottage are brand new and of good quality. There is an ample supply of crockery, glassware and cooking utensils (Prestige, Sabatier, Circulon). The open plan kitchen area is compact but well equipped for the keen cook. Bed linen and towels supplied. There are two gardens:one to the front of the cottage with a secure gate to the road. Lawn, flower beds and small patio area, with bird table and summer seating. This garden has an open aspect and is overlooked by our neighbors on either side. The river Tay flows a few steps from the garden gate. There is a second large private garden to the rear of the property, that only our guests can access. Stunning views of the hillside above....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Good selection of books to cater for all tastes. ...moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • DVD Player:

                    Extensive library of movies (including childrens)and boxed sets....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Scrabble, dominos, pictionary, cards, boggle etc...moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    Board games, playing cards, puzzles, arts & crafts materials, outdoor games. ...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    DVD library of movies for children and adults, aswell as a range of box sets....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Waterfalls

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 5 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Bicycles
                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    Two golf courses within 10 minute drive....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Patio
                  • Small Cooler

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Terraced
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas
                      Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      £80
                      £560
                      New Year
                      Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £77
                      £539
                      Low
                      Jan 5 - Mar 27, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £50 £55
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Standard
                      Mar 28 - Jun 26, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      £57 £60
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Peak
                      Jun 27 - Sep 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £490

                      Additional information about rental rates

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                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Festive Rates On Enquiry


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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Dundee
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Eilean Chraggan
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Strathtay and Aberfeldy
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Pitllochry
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      A9 Ballinluig/Aberfeldy
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Eilean Chraggan
                      55 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Broughty Ferry

                      Car: Recommended

                      There is something for everyone within easy travelling distance of our cottage.

                      The River Tay, world-famous for its salmon fishing, runs by the bottom of the garden, and there are a number of popular fishing beats within walking distance. There are several golf courses in the area, including legendary Gleneagles. For those of you looking for a fast-paced, action holiday, there is canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, abseiling, hillwalking, mountain biking and horse riding.

                      The small town of Aberfeldy is just a couple of miles from our cottage and is your nearest shopping centre. It has a wonderful Community Campus built in 2010. This is open to the public, and has a fantastic swimming pool, gym and climbing wall. The award-winning, Watermill book shop is a relaxing place to while away some time, browsing the well-stocked shelves, and enjoying a coffee or lunch in the attractive cafe. (It has a special kids section). There are small supermarkets, a deli, cafes, bars, ATMs, a petrol station and Tourist Information Centre.

                      Dewar's World of Whisky is on the outskirts of the town and welcomes visitors to sample a dram. The town boasts a newly refurbished (opened April 2013)cinema on the site of the town's original Art Deco one, built in 1939. Aberfeldy is also home to the Birks, a stunning, woodland walk with spectacular waterfalls, and the inspiration for one of Robert Burns best-loved poems.

                      The town of Pitlochry is ten miles away. It is well-known for its Festival Theatre which has an extensive year round programme. There are a range of shops, bars and restaurants.

                      Just beyond Pitlochry is the Visitors Centre at Killiecrankie, the site of Soldiers Leap, where in July 1689, Donald MacBean, a government soldier, is reputed to have escaped death at the hands of Scots clansmen, by jumping more than 18 ft (5.5m) across the fast flowing River Garry beneath. There are magnificent walks all around this area.

                      The fair city of Perth is a forty minute drive from our front door. Once the capital city of Scotland, Perth is the gateway to the Highlands, and boasts everything you would expect from a small city, including shops, eating places, a cinema, theatre and galleries.

                      The delightful Cathedral town of Dunkeld is a half hours drive away, and worth a visit. Its scenic woodlands were the inspiration for Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit stories and you can take the kids to meet Mrs Tiggywinkle in the Beatrix Potter Exhibition and Garden.

                      Our cottage is in the very Heart of Scotland, so the visitor attractions of the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Stirling are all within an easy two hour drive.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Open Plan Living Room

                        Open Plan Living Room

                      • Dining Area

                        Dining Area

                      • Kitchen Area

                        Kitchen Area

                      • Flowers from the Garden

                        Flowers from the Garden

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Front door and terrace

                        Front door and terrace

                      • Back Garden Winter 2013

                        Back Garden Winter 2013

                      • Summer in the 'Mews'

                        Summer in the 'Mews'

                      • Back Garden March 2012

                        Back Garden March 2012

                      • The Back Lane

                        The Back Lane

                      • Living Room to Dining Area

                        Living Room to Dining Area

                      • Kitchen Area

                        Kitchen Area

                      • Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area

                        Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Cosy Double

                        Cosy Double

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Front Garden Winter 2013

                        Front Garden Winter 2013

                      • Garden in August

                        Garden in August

                      • Native Red Squirrel Dining Out On the Front Porch

                        Native Red Squirrel Dining Out On the Front Porch

                      • Back Garden

                        Back Garden

                      • Front of house in winter

                        Front of house in winter

                      £50 - £80 per night (GBP)
                      26

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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