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Bruce

(Ref. 1053572)

Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map

4.0

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • all (4)
  • cottage (4)
  • location (4)
  • amazing (4)
  • views (4)
  • peaceful (3)

13 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cosy warn cottage."

    Peaceful location. We were lucky to be the only ones there for our break. Several cottages next to one another, so would not be so peaceful if all were occupied. Upside down living was lovely but the sound proofing was poor if someone was in the kitchen and you are in bed downstairs. Water provision was an issue due to known, planned maintenance. However, we still did not have water a second day so could not shower and had to use boiled bottled water to wash dishes. Although other cottages were empty and apparently had water, we were not offered a move so went home early. disappointing

    Reviewed by Carol4.1Nov 2023

  • "Very little water pressure, water was brown didn't always get water,had to leave ..."

    Very little water pressure, water was brown didn't always get water,had to leave the car away from the property Very little access to the loch unless you're walking

    As mentioned on another cottage that weekend, due to storm damage To our water pipe our filtration system got blocked discolouring the water further and stopping the water flow , having discovered this we sorted the problem in two hours. My apologies but I am sure you realise this was out of our control Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter2.2Oct 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week staying at Learan Farm."

    We booked Wallace, Campbell and Bruce and all were faultless. Amazing views and the houses were well equipped, comfortable and spotless. The weather was glorious and the views are incredible, highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Aug 2022

  • "This property is a part of six converted barn into holiday apartments with amazing views over the hills and lakes."

    Lots of wildlife can be spotted from the balcony (pheasants, rabbits...). The listing is absolutely accurate and reaching the accommodation wasn't difficult, although it is quite remote (nearest hamlet 9 miles of B-road). Absolutely dog-friendly, plenty of places to take your dog for walks nearby.

    Reviewed by Enrico5.0May 2022

  • "We loved the cottage, very comfortable, lots of space and all the facilities you might need."

    It was very much nicer than we had expected from the photos. We certainly hope to book another stay here. We had some difficulty finding the property in the dark, partly because we had not read all the details properly but also because some of the details are misleading. While the property may be in Kilichonan you come across it before the sign for the village, and the details mention Learan Farm in a different place from the getting there info - it would have helped to be told to look out for a sign for Learan Holiday cottages before reaching Kilichonan. .

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Dec 2021

  • "Excellent"

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Oct 2021

  • "Unfortunately there were a lot of dog hairs on sheets,on the settee and all over the carpets to the extent that walking in socks dog hair on the soles,I realise that this was dog friendly but it shout have been cleaned properly,we didn’t stay for the second week but moved to somewhere else which obviously caused us more expense and that place was also dog friendly but no trace of any dogs."

    It certainly took the edge of that first week.I will say that when I complained to the owners they did reclean and changed the sheets.Generally the place was tired and shabby. Rosie Mitchell

    Firstly, it should be noted that we were hoping to take over Learan Farm by the end of 2020. But due to Covid restrictions it did not happen until the end of March 2021, which did not leave us time to modernise the properties as we wished to. We mentioned it in our welcome letter to the guests and this process will be carried out this coming winter, to include new bathrooms, redecoration and new sofas. Secondly, we believe that the above review is scathing and in our opinion very harsh. Granted, on this occasion, the cleaning was sub-standard indeed. The cleaners made a huge mistake in not cleaning the second bedroom and the rest of the property was average. A serious reprimand was deserved and administered, and a huge apology given. However, the problem was flagged up by the guests within 5 minutes of arrival and dealt with immediately, to their approval. The reason I know this , is because the cleaners had left by then and my wife and I did it together over 2 hours. And the place was spotless when we had finished. We are new to this industry and learning fast so we accept your comments and look to learn from this for future guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rosemary1.3Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was comfy, very peaceful ,lovely area and scenery Abit out of the ..."

    The cottage was comfy, very peaceful ,lovely area and scenery Abit out of the way but was ok Scotland is just so big

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Aug 2021

  • "Amazing view of the loch from the living room of the cottage."

    Reviewed by Madeleine4.4Aug 2021

  • "Fantastic location with amazing views."

    Really peaceful site. We’ll definitely return.

    Reviewed by Grant5.0Jul 2021

  • "Fantastic location and very friendly and helpful hosts"

    Reviewed by Caroline3.8Jul 2021

  • "The shower was really poor, tried to use both the power shower and the gravity one but neither gave any power."

    For the cost of the accommodation I would have expected better. Decor was a little tired and in need of some TLC but apart from that a really comfortable and enjoyable stay. The location is stunning, the history and views kept us very busy during our 'relaxing' holiday! Another (slightly) negative was the lack of options for food - there was no pre-warning that the list of recommended eateries were not available. While this was not the accommodations fault due to covid - some pre warning might have been handy.

    Reviewed by Michael3.4Jun 2021

  • "Cleaned bathroom floor and found lots of hair and dust so bathroom needs to be cleaned properly before each letting."

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jun 2021

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Summary

  • Reverse-level
  • Two ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x triple room with three single beds
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared washing machine and tumble dryer, TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Shared picnic area and barbecue
  • Three well-behaved pets welcome
  • Shop 6.2 miles, pub 5.8 miles
  • Note: We have a satellite broadband system which provides WiFi to all cottages for guests to access emails, social media and browse the web; unfortunately downloading, uploading, live streaming and gaming are not permitted due to the large amount of data these activities use
  • Please note the property can not accept bookings starting on Saturday or Sunday
  • Please note this property has a private water supply
  • The private water supply on this property undergoes regular testing and regulation to ensure its safety for consumption
  • Despite its discoloured appearance, the water is completely safe.

The property

Kinloch Rannoch 6 miles.

Resting amidst the beautiful Highland scenery near to the shores of Loch Rannoch is this wonderful collection of Scottish holiday lodges, one of which is Bruce, a reverse-level cottage for five guests.

Offering a homely base for all your Highland adventures, Bruce benefits from off-road parking, being pet-friendly and boasts all the essentials for a self-catered stay.

Be welcomed into the ground floor to find the two charming bedrooms, comprising a double room and a triple room containing three single beds, great for friends travelling together and families alike.

A neat bathroom serves both the rooms, while heading upstairs brings you to the open-plan living space where you can unwind when you're not exploring the stunning surroundings.

The kitchen is home to an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer, whilst a shared laundry space rests on site for washing any muddy walking gear.

Gather at the dining table for home-cooked meals and snuggle up on the soft seating after choosing a DVD from the selection for a film night.

Make wonderful memories in this scenic Scottish setting at Bruce.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1053464, 1053569, 1053573, 1053574, 1053575, together sleeping 28 guests.

EPC Rating: Band D

EPC Rating: Band D

Learan Farm Cottages

Tucked away in the remote Highland Estate of Learan are a cluster of charming holiday cottages, situated in a desirable location on the shores of Loch Rannoch, The Learan Farm Cottages are stone built and have been converted from original farm steadings. Bring a large group of family or friends along for an adventure-filled getaway to Scotland, providing spacious accommodation, with each property boasting their own balcony with panoramic views over Loch Rannoch, looking out towards the Black Wood of Rannoch, remains from the Caledonian Forest, and the mystical Schiehallion (the Fairy Hill of the Caledonians). Loch Rannoch is encompassed by imposing mountains, enchanting forests and rugged moorland, making the area an ideal base for walkers, birdwatchers, photographers, fishermen and those searching for outdoor adventure and water activities. Discover filming locations from the hit show Outlander in the nearby village of Kinloch Rannoch, a short journey away where you can find a local shop for your self-catering needs, as well as a welcoming café and pub if you fancy a night away from the kitchen. Hike up your walking boots and start your ascent up Schiehallion, a fairly easy munro boasting awe-inspiring panoramic views of the local wildlife and idyllic landscape, whilst Loch Rannoch is the perfect spot for swimming, kayaking and fishing. Drive over to Aberfeldy market town for an even wider selection of amenities, with local attractions such as The Watermill bookshop, Dewar’s Distillery, The Birks Cinema, a golf course and the famous The Birks of Aberfeldy waterfall walk. The Learan Farm Cottages make for a wonderful getaway for an adventure with the whole family.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

KINLOCH RANNOCH

Pitlochry 20 miles; Perth 46 miles.

Kinloch Rannoch grew from a tiny hamlet in the mid 18th century under James Small who had served in Lord Loudon’s Regiment and which consisted of discharged army soldiers and crofters who had lost their land. Roads and bridges were improved to allow ease of movement for soldiers at the nearby Rannoch Barracks. The Sleeping Giant is a hill near the village said to resemble the upper body of a man and local legend states the giant will awake upon hearing his master’s flute playing. The main activity today is tourism and Kinloch Rannoch is ideally located for walking, sailing and angling. The small market town of Aberfeldy is close by and boasts a cinema, leisure centre, restaurants and shops. The town is also the setting for scenes in the Outlander TV series. The tourist town of Pitlochry is also nearby and provides many shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre boasting a different show every night of the week.

Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £200
Please note:
The property can not accept bookings starting on a Saturday or Sunday
Saturday check outs on short breaks may not be accepted.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas