The Farmhouse

Glenesk near Edzell, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 904197)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Robinson
    June 2017
    “The cottage was exceptional, the ...”
    The cottage was exceptional, the location beautiful and the holiday was great.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

Colmeallie Cottages

Edzell 7 miles. Situated on a working sheep farm in beautiful Glen Esk, seven miles from the attractive village of Edzell, these two holiday cottages boast stunning, open views. Originally the farmhouse and the shepherd’s bothy, these cottages retain much charm of the traditional farm buildings, and have been thoughtfully decorated to provide couples, families and friends with charming holiday accommodation. Ideally situated for walkers, cyclists, anglers and those in search of a rural getaway, these cottages are also an excellent choice for a tranquil break spent amidst spectacular scenery. With The Farmhouse sleeping up to six people and The Bothy offering cosy accommodation for two, these cottages can accommodate up to eight when booked together. Close to the Grampian Mountains, Esk is the longest of the renowned Angus Glens. Visit the most northerly Neolithic standing stones at Colmeallie, the Folk Museum or hike to the stone monument at the Queen’s Well, a memorial to Queen Victoria, where stunning views await you. These two cottages offer a superb choice for a rural break in a beautiful location.

The property

This cottage has the comforting look and feel of a traditional farmhouse.

With one twin bedroom set on the ground floor and a double and a king-size double bedroom, that can be a twin room, on the first floor, this cottage provides flexible and comfortable sleeping accommodation for your holiday with family or friends.

The ground floor also offers a spacious dining kitchen and a cosy sitting room centred around an open fire, where everyone can relax and enjoy the views that stretch over the garden to the hills beyond.

Note: This cottage sits next to Ref. 22711, together they sleep 8.


Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed, front lawned garden with furniture and small BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 7 miles
  • Note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden
  • Note: There is no mobile reception or WiFi
  • Note: The drive (farm access road) runs alongside The Farmhouse just outside the back door and Colmeallie is a working estate.

About the location


Montrose 12 miles; Forfar 14 miles; Dundee 31 miles.

Renowned as the Jewel in the Crown of Angus, the Victorian village of Edzell is beautifully situated at the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, 12 miles from the coastal town of Montrose. Entered via the striking 19th Century Dalhousie Arch, which greets tourists arriving from the south, this charming village provides a good choice of local shops, pubs and eateries and easy access to all five glens of Angus. The medieval Edzell Castle, with its prominent Stirling Tower and colourful renaissance garden is well worth a visit, whilst golfers are well catered for with two fabulous courses (18 and 9 hole) set amongst a stunning mountainous backdrop. Enjoy salmon fishing at nearby Esk and Westwater, take relaxed riverside strolls along the Rocks of Solitude circuit or the more challenging hikes in Glen Clova and Glen Esk. Discover the glorious beaches at nearby St Cyrus, Montrose and the fabulous, cliff-framed red sands at Lunan Bay. Edzell offers an ideal base from which to discover all that this scenic area of Scotland has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas