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'Tulach' - Cosy Rural Cottage, Great Views, Near Blair Atholl and Pitlochry

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Blair Atholl cottage description

Welcome to Tulach, from the Gaelic meaning “hill”. Tulach is a detached cedar wood chalet-style cottage with two bedrooms - a double and a twin. A single fold-out bed is available, and a small double sofa bed can be made available. The cosy living room benefits from an open fire, double aspect picture windows, comfy sofa, wifi, TV with satellite channels, DVD - you will find a selection of DVDs and books with a Scottish theme. There is also a sun room in which to enjoy a cool drink and the kitchen includes a dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Outside, there is a large garden with a table and chairs for al-fresco dining, including BBQs - a BBQ and picnic blankets are available. Children are very welcome, and hopefully they will spot some red squirrels in the garden! Pets are also very welcome. With our extensive local knowledge of the area, we can also offer suggestions and ideas to help you make the most of your stay. We have a Visit Scotland 3 stars grading. We always respond to enquiries as soon as we can. Because this website only records replies made directly through it, the response rate you may see on this website is not accurate - we respond to every enquiry we receive. We will also always provide as much information as we can and we have an information sheet available.

We are now in our fourth season and have really enjoyed welcoming guests to our cosy cottage, set in a truly fantastic location with glorious scenery and newly opened up lovely views to the west. We have tried to ensure that the cottage is well equipped and welcoming. Most of the furniture is new and we have tried to include some special touches, including plenty of tartan. You will even find a set of antlers in the living room! A welcome pack of essentials to get you going is provided, something we have always appreciated on our own travels. The wildlife in the garden can be quite exciting at times, but usually friendly - as well as red squirrels we have seen deer, grouse and pheasants. Our guests have reported many sightings!

The immediate surroundings are gorgeous - try a quick walk up the road and revel in the views. There is a river close to the house (across the road and down a little) and you can walk around here too but please watch children carefully at all times as the water is fast flowing.

We are also very proud of our bespoke walking guide, prepared by my father who has scaled a very large number of the Munros in Scotland. To ensure a great day out, picnic blankets and picnic equipment are provided. We are now part of the Visit Scotland Walkers Welcome and Cyclists Welcome accreditation schemes.

Walking is not the only pursuit to enjoy here of course, and we will do our best to help you make the most of your stay. Or you may simply just want to relax in the house or garden. Don't forget to look up at the sky at night - you won't believe what you can see on a cloudless night from the garden!


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Pets are very welcome...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

              • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single, 2 baby crib

                The twin room can accommodate 2 cots...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 baby crib

                The double room can accommodate 1 cot...moreless

              • Cot available on request. Bedding and all linen supplied. Hair dryer provided....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              Other Amenities

                  • There is a good selection of books and DVDs in the living room (many with a Scottish theme). We provide a coal bucket and a basket of logs with kindling and fire lighters to get you going and enjoy a lovely open fire on arrival. We also leave a welcome pack of essentials (milk, butter, bread, tea, coffee, biscuits) and a bottle of wine for our guests on arrival. We want you to settle in and relax quickly! Please do make use of our own bespoke walking guide and make use of the picnic blankets. A car is strongly recommended, because the last section of the road up from Blair Atholl is fairly steep - although fit and adventurous types will cope without. Please note that the access road from Blair Atholl is a single track (with passing places). The slope up to the front door of the house is a bit steep and in wet weather can be difficult for anyone who is infirm. There is no disabled access. However, for most people, access should not present any difficulties....moreless


                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Television:

                    Free View channels available...moreless

                  • Video Library


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Log burning fire...moreless

                  • Firewood
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    BT wifi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    TV (with Free View), DVD, X Box...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Parking:

                    Parking available on both sides of the property....moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:



                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster


                  • Barbecue

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Detached


                      Write a review 4.5
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      January - March
                      Jan 5 - Mar 27, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      Apr 11 - May 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      May 6 - May 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Late Spring/Early Summer
                      May 23 - Jun 26, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Pre-high season
                      Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      High season
                      Jul 11 - Aug 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Late summer/September
                      Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Sep 26 - Nov 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      £75 £75
                      Fri, Sat

                      Additional information about rental rates


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                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 11/26/2014
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                      70 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Blair Atholl
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Blair Atholl
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Blair Atholl
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Blair Atholl
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      65 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      St Andrews

                      Car: Recommended

                      Tulach is situated in Highland Perthshire, in an idyllic rural location in Glen Fender. We are about one and a half miles from the centre of Blair Atholl, just off the A9 being the main road north to Inverness. Pitlochry is about 7 miles away. The main train line to Inverness runs through Pitlochry and Blair Atholl and you can take a direct train from London to Pitlochry. Edinburgh airport is approximately 70 miles away. Tulach is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Indoor and outdoor activities abound, including walking (see our personalised guide), golf, cycling, fishing, shooting, canoeing and more extreme sports such as white water rafting. To relax, stroll around Blair Castle with its rich history and beautiful gardens or take a tour to see the local wildlife. Pitlochry is on the whisky trail, and also home to the renowned Festival Theatre and a large number of cultural and seasonal events. The ski slopes of the Cairngorms and Glenshee are each about 1h 15 min away.

                      Other Activities: Many historical and cultural attractions


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                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Tulach in summer

                        Tulach in summer

                      • View from top of garden

                        View from top of garden

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Double bedroom

                        Double bedroom

                      • Kitchen


                      • Sun room

                        Sun room

                      • Bathroom


                      • Welcome tray

                        Welcome tray

                      • View on the Glen Fender road above Tulach

                        View on the Glen Fender road above Tulach

                      • Back gate

                        Back gate

                      • Take a left!

                        Take a left!

                      • Garden


                      • View from garden

                        View from garden

                      • View from the road above Tulach

                        View from the road above Tulach

                      • Living room, fireplace

                        Living room, fireplace

                      • Twin bedroom

                        Twin bedroom

                      • Living room with antlers

                        Living room with antlers

                      • Welcome to Tulach!

                        Welcome to Tulach!

                      • A wee dram in the evening...

                        A wee dram in the evening...

                      • View down to Blair Castle from road above Tulach

                        View down to Blair Castle from road above Tulach

                      • Ben Y Vrackie path, above Pitlochry

                        Ben Y Vrackie path, above Pitlochry

                      • Front gate

                        Front gate

                      • Looking up to the cottage

                        Looking up to the cottage

                      • Daffodils in the garden

                        Daffodils in the garden

                      £75 - £110 per night (GBP)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 11/26/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few days
                      • Response rate: 80%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/26/2014
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