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White Hillocks Farm House

(Ref. 968749)

Kirriemuir, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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74 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely perfect."

    A very quiet location but exactly what we was looking for.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jun 2024

  • "Very nice farm house ,clean ,warm good views."

    Only complaint is the water pressure, very low pressure. Could do with a Danfoss water pressure system,like they have in the white bungalow. If you use the shower down stairs there is no water for the shower to be used upstairs. Other than that it is all very nice.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7May 2024

  • "Beautiful farmhouse, had everything we needed."

    Just the place to come to get away from a busy life as it's very isolated. View was stunning from every window. There was plenty of room for the five of us and two dogs! Just perfect

    Reviewed by Sally5.0May 2024

  • "Thank You very much Hazel for the warm welcome, the Farm House was absolutely ..."

    Thank You very much Hazel for the warm welcome, the Farm House was absolutely amazing Thank You very much and looking forward to our return in July Heather&Michael

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2024

  • "The house was beautifully presented, warm and welcoming."

    The views from every window were breathtaking and the lovely welcome pack was unexpected and a lovely touch. We are contemplating another stay as the 5 days we had were simply not long enough to explore the area. 5 stars from us as we couldn’t find fault with anything. Simply fabulous!

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had such a lovely stay, spacious and comfortable house in a beautiful area :)"

    Reviewed by Kate4.7Mar 2024

  • "The property was lovely and clean, well presented."

    However we had a MAJOR problem with the fireplace in the back room. It smelt like paraffin and old smoke the whole time we were there. (It was very strong) We had the host come and she told us to light the fire the for the whole time but 1. What if you don’t want the fire on the whole time. 2. She only gave us enough logs to last 1 day. This is a major flaw and we spent the entire time trying to relax in the bedroom so no I wouldn’t recommend this place unless that’s fixed. They also had another fire place in the lounge which was fine - so I don’t understand the atrocious smell. We didn’t get what we paid for. The TV didn’t work and kept turning itself off - needs replacing. We couldn’t even connect our laptop, so no Netflix. The Wi-Fi is also awful so you can’t use it at all. No blind in the kitchen, a man came past to go to the garage and could see in. The shower head adjustment is also broken upstairs and the shower head nearly fell on my head. There was also a pot lid with a broken handle and a dirty tea towel. The host however was lovely but there needs to be up keep as this wasn’t really good enough.

    Reviewed by Victoria3.4Mar 2024

  • "Fantastic stay at White Hillocks, easy to find, very comfy and spacious."

    Didn't want to leave, loved the area, fantastic welcome gift box, would definitely stay again, only criticism would be that the wood burners down draught smoke in rooms, but didn't need wood burners on as the property was more than warm enough with large radiators throughout even with the minus temperature outside. Overall it was one of our favourite places we have stayed.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had a great time staying in white hillocks farm we would highly recommend it."

    The owners were very nice and kept in touch due to the red weather warnings at the time we stayed.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a lovely family holiday at Whitehills."

    Well equipped cottage in beautiful countryside. Large garden with lots of space for a four year old to run around in. The only downside would be that there was no stair gate provided.we took our own . There was also two wood burning stoves but no fire guard .As it was warm weather we didn’t use them but might be useful if there were young children staying.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Aug 2023

  • "This is the third time our stay in this comfortable house in a beautiful and peaceful location."

    Hazel is very helpful and caring made us very welcome. There were many wild animals could be seen just in the backyard, such as red squirrels, rabbits, birds, pheasants and so on. And its very easy to access Glen doll and Corrie Fee. Half way to Glen doll from the house, there is a good pub with good food. As to groceries we have used Tesco delivery which is quite reliable.

    Reviewed by Xiaohui5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely property situated in a quiet, peaceful location."

    This is a comfortable house which is a good size with plenty of room and character. It has been tastefully arranged and decorated. There are plenty of facilities and conveniences which all work well. The garden is also very pleasant and a decent size for a dog.

    Reviewed by Ross3.8Jun 2023

  • "We had a Great week at White Hillocks."

    ..Lovely Cottage...well maintained and great garden for the dogs....loved the peace and quite.....would definitely recommend...

    Reviewed by Jillian4.7May 2023

  • "We loved our stay in this idyllic location."

    The house is fantastic and suited our needs perfectly. Our kids really enjoyed watching the sheep and lambs in the adjoining field. The owners left us to get on with it and provided a lovely little welcome pack complete with Easter eggs which were gratefully received by our 4 kids. It really felt like a home from home. We would love to come back and explore some more of glen clova and glen doll. Perhaps a winter break is on the cards. Thank you for having us and hope the calving goes well for the rest of the next few weeks.

    Reviewed by James5.0Apr 2023

  • "Second time we’ve stayed, lovely cottage."

    Had everything we needed. Warm and cosy, also nice having the log burners . Comfy beds. Lovely views. Thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2023

  • "Enjoyed a fantastic few days at White Hillocks Farm House."

    It was perfect for a relaxing few days away. Beds were comfy and the house was well equipped. The dog loved the fully enclosed gardens. We enjoyed walking in Glen Doll and Glen Prosen.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2023

  • "If you are looking for peace and quiet, beautiful surroundings and a wonderful property then this is definitely it!"

    We visited for Christmas 2022 and fell in love from the minute we walked through the door. It felt like home but not someone else's. The owners have definitely gone the extra mile with a welcome basket, treats for the dog, fresh flowers and enough fire wood to last our trip! The property was decorated beautifully for Christmas, we couldn't have asked for any more. We have even booked for next year whilst there! Counting down to going back

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful house, nice and clean, lovely welcome basket which we enjoyed."

    Beautiful scenery and walks on your doorstep. After a nice day out and when you get back to the property, you can enjoy a log fire. Loads of space, enough for 6 people. Would definitely go again.

    Reviewed by Martine5.0Dec 2022

  • "Overall a nice cottage, great size, comfy beds, beautiful location."

    A few things were lacking - the Wi-Fi was non existent, though the owner did say this is a recent problem. The water pressure was also very low in the showers. The bathrooms are carpeted and the whole place needs a lick of paint. We could see past most of that but draw the line at the oven trays and cooking equipment being dirty, we had to clean it all before we used it.

    Reviewed by Laura3.4Oct 2022

  • "Great, spacious property."

    Fresh flowers were a lovely addition. Great place to get away from phones and social media and the signal is poor. We had a great week walking in the Angus glens and beautiful Glen Clova

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely week, the cottage was exactly what we expected."

    Perfect for the dogs, very safe. Lovely plums from the tree. Ideal for getting around the area. The beds were very comfortable. The showers were a nice size (which impressed my husband who is very tall). Although the WiFi was not reliable, this only enhanced our week, we all communicated with each other. Thank you. (I apologise, I think I forgot to put the dishwasher on before we left - wedding on our minds). We would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Cherina5.0Sep 2022

  • "We loved our stay at the cottage and the owner could not have been more helpful."

    The only negatives were the problems with the internet and that there was no mobile signal to provide a backup. Would still highly recommend the cottage and the location.

    Reviewed by Gordon4.7Sep 2022

  • "This tastefully and comfortably decorated and furnished cottage was a joy to stay in."

    We had a lovely peaceful holiday with beautiful views over to the hills above the valley. It is remote which means difficulties with internet connection but the new mast will soon be switched on and improve that. Kirriemuir is near with a good golf course. Dundee is within easy reach as well as Perth. We went to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe which was great fun but a bit of a way to go. The landlady, Hazel is kind and welcoming and left us lovely supplies to come in to. We went to the sheepdog trials at the hotel at the end of the valley. That was fascinating and made it clear how difficult sheep are to handle. We visited Rottal Steading and Garden and bought vegetables which where picked from the ground in front of us. Really fresh and lovely veg to be recommended. We loved this holiday and have returned refreshed. We would love to rebook.

    Reviewed by Candida5.0Aug 2022

  • "From the stunning location, to the amazing farmhouse accommodation, all were truly outstanding!"

    The owner Hazel was so lovely to deal with too, and looked after us very well insuring we'd got everything we needed. We'll definitely be back to glorious White Hillocks Farmhouse, and stunning Glen Clova. Truly a five star holiday! Soozy & Andy Smith

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2022

  • "Delighted with our return visit to White Hillocks Farmhouse."

    We have stayed in numerous holiday homes over the years but White Hillocks is the only one we have ever returned to. Hazel is the most lovely host and welcomed us with the most delicious box filled with local goodies and lovely, fresh spring flowers in every room. If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday but with amenities not to far away then you couldn't wish for a better location. The house is spacious and furnished with comfort in mind. We would be more than happy to have another visit in the future.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Mar 2022

  • "A lovely place to stay with magnificent surrounding views the only downside was the Internet did not come back on until midweek however considering the storm damage from the previous week it was remarkable that we were able to go at all well done to our hosts and Sykes for keeping us up tp date and well informed on the situation so we could make the decision to go."

    . To sum up we really enjoyed our time there and will certainly be going again

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Dec 2021

  • "Comfortable and welcoming farmhouse in beautiful setting."

    Wonderful gift box of goodies. Excellent variety of games and puzzles for the dark evenings. We would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2021

  • "This cottage is in a wonderful setting and is extremely comfortable and larger than the photgraphs show."

    Hazel is an excellent hostess and the Welcome box had some delicious surprises.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Sep 2021

  • "This is one of the best cottages we have stayed in."

    Stunning location. Fabulous welcome pack.we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Sep 2021

  • "It was a beautiful cottage surrounded by stunning scenery and would recommend to our friends and family."

    The host was very friendly and welcoming and the little added extras really made us feel welcome.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2021

  • "White Hillocks Farmhouse is beautifully presented and decorated with Scottish artwork to suit the surroundings."

    Well equipped and spotlessly clean, it was the perfect base to appreciate the breathtaking panoramic scenery of Glen Clova with spectacular views from the 2 upstairs bedrooms and lounge/dining room downstairs and it is really stunning. All bedrooms are very spacious and very tastefully furnished. Hazel and Rory went above and beyond to assist us when our car broke down in the middle of the Glen and kindly towed us to the cottage. We arrived to one of the best welcome packages we have ever had at a cottage - a wooden crate filled with Scottish biscuits, cheese, crisps, snacks and even a little raspberry gin and tonics. Hazel had left fresh flowers in nearly every room. The wildlife is stunning here. Golden Eagles were nesting at the back of the house circled at dusk and we were visited by an Osprey 3 times during the week. The back and side lawns are filled with baby rabbits in the morning and evening with the occasional stoat visit. Lapwings, Oystercatchers, Black Redstarts, red legged partridges and a curlew were regular evening visitors with 170+ lapwings counted one evening. The only animal we sadly failed to catch sight of was the red squirrels. We will certainly be planning a return visit in the future!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a stunning location."

    Spacious interior, well decorated and furnished. Wifi isn't amazing but with all the outside space and nature around, it is the last thing on your mind. Could do with some extra/new pans in the kitchen, but otherwise well stocked with everything you need. Walks nearby are incredible, from gentle strolls to harder climbs. Forfar nearby was essential for fuel and food shopping - we were also able to order a delivery from Tesco which was really handy for the first evening. We came with 2 dogs, both of whom loved the gardens. Fair warning- there are LOTS of rabbits (we stayed in July), so any prey driven dogs would need to be watched in the larger garden area. Both gardens are secure unless you have a super small dog, with plenty of space to run around. The owner also left dog bowls and some treats in the welcome hamper which were appreciated! Overall we really loved our holiday and the cottage was an excellent base to explore from. Would definitely return for a longer stay, there's so much to do in the surrounding area. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had an absolutely fantastic week (July 2021), lovely cottage that is well decorated and extremely clean."

    Hazel and Rory have got it just right. Home from home. White hillocks farm is very scenic, the views are brilliant with sheep and the bull as neighbours. Loved our stay.

    Reviewed by James5.0Jun 2021

  • "The farm house was just perfect for our honeymoon with our dogs."

    There are two enclosed gardens which are perfectly safe for your dogs to use and the views are INCREDIBLE! The house is quite remote in Glen Cova and will take you about 20mins to get to the closest town (Forfar) but we loved the remoteness of it and just enjoyed the beautiful scenery and nature around us, it was simply gorgeous. Hazel was brilliant - no ask was too much and she was extremely welcoming. Our only feedback would be that the house could do with some new cooking pans, a new cooker hood and perhaps a new oven! A little TLC on the place would go a long way, but DO NOT let that put you off because the place is so homely, really big and perfect for a trip away whether there is just two of you or a whole family!

    Reviewed by Kelly4.7Jun 2021

  • "I would highly recommend anyone who is considering a beautiful and peaceful retreat to stay at this farmhouse."

    It was absolutely perfect, so perfect we even got engaged whilst staying here! The farmhouse is situated within Glenclova. The views were incredible to wake up to everyday which added to how special this place was. You are right in the middle of the glen surrounded by hills and wildlife. There are so many stunning walks around you and if you like hiking like us Mayar and Driesh are only a 15 minute drive from the house! The farmhouse was immaculate inside and it was so much bigger than we expected. The wood burning stoves made it more cosier than it already was and there was plenty fire wood left for us to use. Even although this was a big house the central heating was great, you will never be cold in this house. The shower downstairs was great too. The farmhouse was modern and very fresh inside. Hazel had even put fresh flowers in all the vases for us which was a lovely touch. The garden is huge and is fully enclosed which was ideal for our dog. There is also a pic nic table in the garden, we had breakfast outside a few times whilst looking out over the Glen! There are even a few really nice places close by if you want to eat out sometimes. Hazel was a fantastic host. Very friendly and always more than happy to answer any questions we had. She even made a little welcome pack up for us with treats which was lovely. We are already planning our next trip back! A very special holiday we will never forget.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Apr 2021

  • "Big love for this cottage in Glen Clova!"

    The house is huge but still super cost. Nice beds, good shower, big and well equipped kitchen and Hazel is a lovely host. She helped us get the fire place lighted up after the foggy autumn weather made it a bit hard to get the fire going. She also left a welcome box with goodies which is a nice touch. The cottage has an end of the road feel as the road into Glen Clova is very quiet and beautiful. Yet shops and petrol station are only 15 min drive away.

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Nov 2020

  • "This is one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in."

    The owners were really helpful and went the extra mile to make our holiday special. They had added extra touches such as fresh flowers and dog biscuits and a welcome pack - all very much appreciated by all of us. Plus the bed was super comfortable and huge!! Location was amazing, great walks and not too far from the coast.

    Reviewed by S5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had a fabulous stay at White Hillocks Farm House."

    The cottage was in the most amazing area and exceeded our expectations. The heating kicked in quickly and there was plenty of warm water, and powerful showers. There was plenty to do nearby - Glamis Castle, Kirriemuir and lochs. Hazel the owner was incredibly friendly and a very welcoming host. We thought the cottage was bigger than it looked on Sykes. We looked forward to seeing the rabbits, partridges, pheasants and eagle/harriers every morning and evening - what a treat. The beds were great quality and very comfortable. We would definitely recommend and would love to go back.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2020

  • "The farmhouse was absolutely wonderful."

    Two adults, two kids and two labradors have loved every single second of our stay at White Hillocks - utterly charming, spacious, relaxing with views to die for. I've never been so upset to leave somewhere! We LOVED this holiday, and having been home now for 24 hours, are really missing our little piece of heaven in Glen Clova.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jul 2020

  • "Hazel and Roy were very friendly and helpful - they knew of our worries regarding the pandemic and reassured us the cottage would be thoroughly cleaned."

    The cottage was indeed well-presented, cosy and very clean as always, and we felt very welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend staying at White Hillocks Farm House. Thank you, Hazel and Roy!

    Reviewed by Xiaohui5.0Jul 2020

  • "Beautiful house in a beautiful spot."

    Warm and cosy with plenty of logs for the fire. Shopping delivered by Tesco morning after arrival was very handy. Loved Glen Doll nature reserve and Dundee. Pitlochry also lovely. Hazel was very helpful and quick to solve any problems.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Mar 2020

  • "A Cottage in a lovely location, lots of walks near by or you can easily travel to the coast."

    When we visited lots of snow, but you could still easily get about. The owners are on hand if you need anything. Nothing is too much trouble. Lovely week.

    Reviewed by Kathryn4.4Feb 2020

  • "We loved Whitehillocks."

    It was a very peaceful, spacious house in a stunningly beautiful setting. It was ideal for someone with limited mobility - the ground floor bedroom and walk in shower were just what we needed. Even though we were visiting in January, with central heating and 2 log burners, it was cosy. We’d love to come again.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Jan 2020

  • "One of the best holiday homes we have stayed in!"

    The house was so clean and tidy with lovely home comforts. Lovely welcome hamper on arrival with biscuits for the dogs! The beds where so comfortable I wish we could have stayed longer! The only thing I would say, it's probably the only holiday home I've ever stayed in that didn't have a "info folder". Usually there's a book or folder with directions on how to use the heating/hot water, oven etc, info on bins, emergency numbers, nearest doctors, local interests, restaurants etc. We managed to find our way about fine without it but something like that is always handy! We will hope to return to this house at some point. Lovely area!

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Jan 2020

  • "We had a fabulous Christmas week at White Hillocks."

    The house is warm, spacious, extremely comfortable and very attractive. All rooms are very generously sized and the house lends itself to relaxed leisure time at home. The dining room is so comfortable it could serve as a second sitting room, especially as it too has a woodturning stove. There are 2 porches. One is useful as a boot/coat room. The other, if staying in winter, can be used as we did as an overflow pantry. We took the whole of Christmas with us and cooked Christmas dinner. There was plenty of cold storage in the back porch. There is plenty of furniture adding to the comfort level. There is ample wood for both fires. There are 2 good sized secure gardens which in good summer weather would be fabulous to sit out in as the views are stunning.The house has a welcoming feel in its own right but this was emphasised by the generous welcome gifts and gestures of the owners. Extremely helpful people who instantly respond to all queries and communication generally is excellent. River South Esk is immediately nearby and in winter the white water from Glenn Doll is impressive. Wildlife and bird life sightings are a treat. We went to see the reindeer herd near Cairngorm which, although over a 2 hour journey, was worth it. The house is in a remote situation surrounded by beautiful scenery. It sits at the beginning of Glenn Clova and immediately on a single track road which in itself is a 6 mile scenic drive to a hotel further on, and an even more wilderness further 3 mile drive (with passing places, despite the sign to the contrary) to the Glenn Doll ranger station. There is a car park here, and helpful staff to advise on walk routes and climbs from this point. The road goes no further from this point which contributes to the peaceful, wild atmosphere. Be aware, mobile signal disappears as you approach the house. You will need to drive 6 to 8 miles for supplies. Internet is satisfactory. Teenagers didn't complain.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Dec 2019

  • "Absolutely stunning location , would definitely return ."

    Lovely big farm house , very roomy , beautiful views, was just a perfect retreat for a week away .. would definitely recommend..

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Dec 2019

  • "Had a lovely holiday"

    Reviewed by Amy4.1Oct 2019

  • "We had an amazing holiday in White Hillocks Farmhouse."

    The house was very comfortable, warm and welcoming. The welcome pack and our wee dogs treats were much appreciated. Hazel was very nice and friendly. The enclosed garden was enjoyed by our wee terrier. A lovely quiet and peaceful area. We enjoyed many walks especially to Airlie Monument , where you have panoramic views of Glen Clova and loved seeing all the wildlife, rabbits, pheasants, squirrels and deer. During our holiday we really enjoyed day trips to Glamis Castle, Braemar, Ballater, Blairgowrie and Arbroath. All within easy driving distance. Highly recommend this lovely farmhouse as your holiday base.

    Reviewed by Donalda5.0Oct 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a spectacular setting, lots of walks on the doorstep."

    The cottage had everything you could need lots of lovely little touches such as dog bowls and treats, logs for the wood burner and the lovely welcome pack. Lots of hot water and great showers all in all a perfect getaway enjoyed greatly by our family and fur babies and we will absolutely be back.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Sep 2019

  • "We had a lovely time in this beautiful cottage."

    It’s very stylish, spacious, comfortable and clean. We loved the little touches like the fresh flowers and welcome box. The kitchen has all the utensils etc you need to cook. The surrounding area is beautiful and our boys loved seeing the hares hopping round the fields nearby. There are lots of hiking options nearby, we went for some of the easier ones as our youngest is only 3 (and 3/4s) but they were stunning. Lunan beach is about 50mins drive but is worth the drive if you’re lucky with the weather.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2019

  • "Spacious and well equipped cottage, ideally located for walking in Glen Clova."

    Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve a few miles up the road, and well worth a visit. Only one negative, double bed would benefit from a new mattress.

    Reviewed by Owen4.4Jul 2019

  • "Farmhouse was very comfortable and ideally situated for exploring the glen and surrounding area."

    It only lacked in drying facilities. Not too keen on carpeted bathrooms! Hazel was extremely friendly and helpful!

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Jun 2019

  • "We loved the peaceful location of White Hillocks Farm House."

    It was the perfect antidote to a busy life in a noisy town. (We have friends who live near Memus so we were already familiar with the glen.) I took early morning walks along the road and rarely encountered anyone except the shepherds in their vehicles who were very busy with lambing. If you love birds then you'll delight in the variety to be found in Glen Clova. Many can be observed from the living room but the best experience, of course, is outside where you can hear their calls. If you are a good walker there is much to explore within a few miles. If you are an experienced walker then the sky's the limit, almost literally as there are hills to climb which often become covered in cloud. Don't feel you need to be a mountaineer though. We took my elderly mother of 85 years up one hillside! Her mobility is good for her age although she rarely goes on a long walk. She was thrilled with the achievement and the stunning view. Transport is necessary to get further afield and the nearest shop is 7 miles away. Eating out we found the Drovers Arms at Memus to be very good. Glen Clova Hotel was overpriced and not particularly good with quite a restricted menu. Plus we had to wait ages for our lunches. (And we are very patient people.) If you want a cheaper eat then go to Tiffins in Forfar. It's located near the museum. Great for coffee and lunches. A couple of criticisms of the house: one which others have pointed out is that there are no wardrobes. We used the hooks on the back of every door and the bannister at the top of the stairs. Also the lighting in the living room is poor unless one uses the overhead light which, in our opinion, spoils the ambience of the room. Another sidelamp would be helpful. Not an issue if everyone uses devices to read but sometimes it's good to have a break from technology and read a physical book. All that being said there is so much to recommend this accommodation. We hope we can go again and experience it and the beautiful surroundings in another season.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2019

  • "We had such a lovely welcome went we went into the house."

    .a note and a lovely box of Scottish goodies...flowers in the bedrooms and everywhere looked and was so comfortable. We will all definitely be going again.

    Reviewed by Yolande5.0Apr 2019

  • "Its a very big farm house, modern, nice and comfortable, inside and outside."

    We had a fantastic time here, the roads are good, the weather had been gorgeous, and we were very lucky to meet a dozen of red deers out of surprise at Glen Doll where is not far from the house.

    Reviewed by Xiaohui5.0Apr 2019

  • "The owners, Hazel and Rory were very friendly and helpful."

    They went to the effort of leaving us with a welcome pack and were always contactable if we had any queries. The cottage was fabulous and in a stunning location. Ideal, if you just want to get away from it all and relax and also if you want to explore the Cairngorns. We enjoyed a mixed week of relaxing and exploring. It was just what we needed. An added bonus was that Asda delivered there, so we arranged all our groceries to arrive a couple of hours after we did. It was perfect!

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Mar 2019

  • "White Hillocks Farm, is in a very nice location and we have already booked to go again next year."

    The owner came to visit us and nothing is too much trouble for her to sort if necessary. The goodies that she provided was local produce and very nice. Very comfortable and clean, we had a lovely week at this Farm.

    Reviewed by Kathryn4.4Feb 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay, the house is lovely and in a beautiful location."

    The owner was very friendly, flexible and easy to communicate with. We had a great time - thank you!

    Reviewed by Ashleigh5.0Jan 2019

  • "Fantastic property."

    Very well equipped, clean and modern. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Dec 2018

  • "Loved it! The cottage was superb, excellent for holidaying with dogs as kitchen and dining room have hard floor so easy to clean up after them and the property has a large enclosed garden."

    Two log burners, central heating and lots of space. Beds are comfy and living room very cosy. The cottage is very tastefully furnished. The situation of the cottage is very remote but perfect as a get away. Glen Doll is about 5 miles north of the property and has wonderful walks with lots of wildlife. The owners could not have been more friendly or helpful. The only thing holding me back from praising this cottage more; is purely selfish -if it becomes too popular, then we may struggle to book it again.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Nov 2018

  • "We had a lovely break, the cottage was very well equipped, it was cosy and homely."

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Nov 2018

  • "Fantastic holiday."

    The cottage had ample room for our 2 families. Great space in the rooms for the little ones to play in. Large kitchen for the foodies to prepare some lovely family meals. Nice touch on entry to be provided with cheese, crisps, etc. The beds were extremely comfy (make sure you bag the Queen size bed...wow!). As for the views - spectacular! Location was great for walkers / climbers in one direction (Glen Clova and Glen Doll) and for castles / towns (Glamis & Dundee). Having 2 dogs the gardens are more than enough for them to run around. For the twitchers out there (like me) it was great to have a pair of resident buzzards in the area flying overhead everyday. The only downside is someone has already booked October half term next year so will have to look for another time of year to return.

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Oct 2018

  • "Lovely traditional farmhouse."

    Had everything we needed for two adults and 3 kids for a week. We went in October and it was cozy and warm. Quite remote and out the way, but that's what we were after. Owner came round to see us night we arrived, seemed really nice. Answered our emails looking for recommendations for places to eat etc. very promptly. Big plus - Tesco deliver here, so our shopping turned up within an hour of us arriving. Saves a load of hassle. We had a really good week. Visited Dundee V&A and The McManus Galleries, did The Enchanted Forest at Pitlochry with the kids (you'll need tickets booked way in advance for this) and over to Anstruther in Fife for fish & chips, via Scotland's Secret Bunker. I'd recommend and we would definitely consider staying at White Hillocks again.

    Reviewed by James4.7Oct 2018

  • "What a fabulous cottage!"

    So bright, clean and spacious. Scenic location, quite remote. We loved seeing all the wildlife each day from the cottage windows; sheep, cows, pheasants, rabbits, partridges, birds of prey etc Cherry on the cake for my twin boys were the boxes of Lego left by owner for them to play with following a previsit conversation we had. All about the little details. Would advise adding on the direction notes to take b955 road towards Rottal...we took the long road around Glen Clova on arrival! Oops!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful with everything we needed for a comfortable stay."

    The surroundings were fantastic: superb views and excellent walking. We enjoyed the peace and tranquility. We were able to spend time relaxing with our family and even the four legged members were catered for. Thank you so much for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2018

  • "The cottage was beautifully decorated; clean and comfortable."

    No expense had been spared on the facilities and it was a fabulous place to stay. The location suited us perfectly - quiet; remote and surrounded only by nature. It was delightful watching the rabbits play in the garden and our 2 Labradors had hours of endless fun sniffing the bunny trails each morning. The owner of the cottage was attentive without being intrusive and left a lovely welcoming note and goodie box. The locality was beautiful and we had plenty of things to do and will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2018

  • "There was only one downside to the cottage in that there was no garden furniture which meant we spent a lot of time indoors instead of enjoying the magnificent weather they were experiencing."

    The owner did explain that the furniture was on order but unfortunately did not come whilst we were there. We did understand that Kirriemuir did not not normally get the type of weather that everyone is experiencing and that was why there was no garden furniture available.

    Reviewed by Jane3.8Jun 2018

  • "Wonderful house in a great setting."

    The lovely welcome treats were a nice touch and started the holiday off on a great footing which it never dipped below.

    Reviewed by Reuben5.0Jun 2018

  • "This property is truly amazing the views from the property and the standard of everything inside."

    The house was so clean when we arrived and had everything we needed even had extra wood delivered for the fire. Would highly recomend and we hope to go back.

    Reviewed by Jess5.0May 2018

  • "We had a fantastic stay at the farmhouse, it is beautifully decorated, very clean and a warm welcome with fresh flowers decorating some of the rooms."

    ... our welcome pack even included a wee treat for the dog ... It is situated in a fantastic area if you love birdwatching at this time of year (May/June) ... it was like having a nature reserve right on the doorstep. ....

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2018

  • "Was a thoroughly relaxing holiday."

    The beds were all very comfortable and the farmhouse was warm and cosy. One small suggestion would be small bins in the bedrooms and the bathrooms. Otherwise was an excellent stay

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Apr 2018

  • "Stunning location, house was beautiful, everything we needed and more!"

    Welcome pack on arrival, lovely card from Hazel and fresh flowers which was a lovely touch. Spotlessly clean and we would definitely return! Glen Clova is a must the scenery is spectacular, beautiful walks at every level.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2018

  • "The cottage and the area was so lovely we didnt want to leave."

    We met Hazel the owner and she was very friendly and helpful about the area. When we arrived Hazel had left a card and a welcome hamper which was a really nice personal touch. The cottage is so peaceful and furniahed to a high standard, we would definately stay here again.

    Reviewed by Charlie5.0Feb 2018

  • "White Hillocks is a fabulous little cottage in a secluded location."

    It’s cosy and well appointed its perfect as a base for going and doing or just for kicking back and resting.

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Feb 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x super king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating, 2 x woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawn garden
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 7 miles

The property

This traditional Scottish farmhouse lies in a beautiful rural location, seven miles from the burgh of Kirriemuir in Angus, Scotland.

With a multitude of outdoor opportunities in the surrounding area, White Hillocks Farm House is a wonderful location for walking, cycling and wildlife spotting.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 968610, together they sleep 11 people.

EPC Rating: Band F

EPC Rating: Band F

White Hillocks Farm

A pair of tastefully decorated, rural cottages set in the idyllic Glen Clova, seven miles from the burgh of Kirriemuir in Angus, Scotland. White Hillocks Farm is surrounded by wondrous hills and countryside with the Cairngorms National Park nearby, making it the perfect stay for a group of ramblers, cyclists or wildlife spotters to come and get away from it all. Both cottages are decorated in peacefully neutral colours, the comforting living areas make a delightful base for an outdoors holiday. The dining rooms and sitting rooms in the properties come with their own fires, making them highly appealing all-year-round. Bring your furry friends along with you as they can stretch their legs in your enclosed lawned garden, or the acres of countryside right on your doorstep. Reflect on the day's adventures in the immaculate bathrooms that come in each cottage. All of the bedrooms are pleasantly furnished, with White Hillocks Cottage boasting a triple room, perfect for families to stay in. White Hillocks Farm House offers a lovely king-size double bedroom on the ground floor, ideal for those with limited mobility. Despite being in a rural setting, a short drive takes you to the well-stocked town of Kirriemuir, offering a wide range of amenities and plenty to keep you busy from museums and art galleries to golf and the birthplace of J M Barrie to discover. Slightly further afield is the marvellous city of Dundee, with elite shopping, wonderful buildings and much to do. Two lovely cottages in a fabulous location.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

KIRRIEMUIR

Dundee 18 miles, Aberdeen 55.2 miles

Kirriemuir is a lovely red sandstone town in the valley of Strathmore, regarded as the gateway to the Angus Glens, which offer some of Scotland's most unspoiled landscape. The town is home to the birthplace of novelist JM Barrie, creator of the much-loved children's character Peter Pan and the house is now a museum looked after by the National Trust for Scotland. A statue of Peter Pan can be found in the town. Kirriemuir also offers Glamis Castle and the historic Pictish Stones at Meigle, while the Angus Glens offer great hill walking and climbing. With a fine variety of shops, hotels and pubs in the town and surrounding area, there is something here to suit all tastes.


£350.00 Good Housekeeping Bond on this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas