Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottages Recommendations Crieff Perthshire
Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendation in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.
Drover's Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage situated in Burrell Square, just a short walk from Crieff town centre. This much loved holiday cottage is beautifully presented and is warm, welcoming and comfortable for a short break or self-catering holiday in Crieff. As well as the spacious living room you will find a second family room with games, TV and DVD, the pefect chill out area for the family. The pretty cottage garden is to the rear of the house and in summer guests can enjoy sitting out on the patio with a good book and glass of wine. Visitors are welcome to use the large secure basement to store bikes, golf equipment or other holiday essentials. Crieff is a charming market town and you will find everything from wonderful walks to artisan galleries. Drover's Cottage is located centrally to all of the nearby ameneties and has a parking space included with the accommodation.
Strathview Cottage is spacious, yet cosy cottage with large open plan living accommodation. The sitting room has a wood burning stove (logs are included in the rental) which lends itself perfectly to relaxing with friends, family or with a good book. It has 4 luxurious super-king ensuite bedrooms which can all be made into twin beds should you wish. The modern kitchen is beautifully appointed with plenty of storage space, seating for 8 around a large pine farmhouse kitchen table and all appliances required to cook up a storm, 5 burner gas hob, oven, microwave, American Style fridge-freezer with water and ice machine and dishwasher. With stunning views overlooking the Strathearn Valley, this cottage is ideally located for both relaxing rural getaways or as a base to explore Perthshire and the surrounding area. Visit Drummond Castle gardens which were first laid out in the early 17th century by John Drummond, the 2nd Earl of Perth. They were enlarged and redesigned in the 19th century, and replanted after the Second World War. Preserving features such as the old yew hedges and the copper beech tree planted by Queen Victoria to commemorate her visit in 1842. Visit The Library of Innerpeffray. Scotland's oldest free public lending Library, founded in 1680. Visit Cultybraggan Camp, built in 1941 by the Jewish Pioneer Core, housed 4,000 Prisoners of War between 1944 and 1947. Known as the 'Black Camp of the North', it had a notoriously hard reputation housing dozens of SS officers, members of the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe & Marine Corps.
Lincluden is a bright, spacious, comfortable, well equipped Edwardian sandstone house accommodating 10+, with reduced rates for small groups. The house has secluded gardens with a large lawn area, a vegetable plot, a chicken house for a daily supply of fresh eggs, a patio with a picnic table, and a built in BBQ. and a selection of recliners and outdoor games equipment. The huge lounge has an open fire, a wide selection of books, toys, games, CDs and DVDs. The dining room has a farmhouse table to seat 10 adjoining a well-equipped kitchen and a separate laundry with washing machine and tumble drier. There is a king sized bedroom downstairs with en-suite shower room with excellent access for disabled guests. The bed is zip-linked and can be separated into two single beds if required.Upstairs, at the front of the house, the spacious master bedroom has a king-sized bed and views of the Ochil Hills from the bay window. Next to this is a twin bedroom.At the rear of the house there is another king-sized bedroom with a twin bedroom off, a luxury family bathroom with bath and shower, a separate shower room and toilet.We can provide a cot and additional single mattresses and bedding if required.There is a driveway to the rear of the house offering wheelchair access via a ramp.
Avonlea cottage accommodates up to 4 people in a two bedroomed period semi-detached cottage complete with gas central heating and triple glazing to the upstairs bedrooms throughout. We are literally less than a minutes walk from the town centre where there is a good selection of excellent pubs, restaurants and interesting local shops to meander through. This is an ideal base, both for those who like to relax and take things easy, and those who enjoy outdoor activities like hill-walking, golfing, cycling and fishing. Ideal for golf, clubs can be provided, fishing, and cycling. Perthshire and Crieff have many other activities and places to visit for families and couples.
Galvelbeg House apartment is totally self-contained from the main house and includes a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and over bath shower, a fully fitted modern dining kitchen, additional downstairs WC and a lounge with TV and CD player. In the lounge is a modern double fully sprung sofa bed which quickly converts into extra sleeping accommodation. To the rear of the property is the apartment's own entrance and small private south facing outdoor seating area. For week-long lets the apartment has a complimentary welcome basket of local produce to get you started. If requested we can carry out a full shop for you from the local supermarket so you can arrive and get straight into holiday mode. There is off main road parking for one car. Prices include all hot water, electricity and heating charges. Bed linen and towels are provided.
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