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MacKintosh

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Killichonan near Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location and had a good time as a family of 4 with dog."

    We travelled during Storm Gerrit and a local contact number would have been helpful for advice on getting to the cottage (only Sykes contact is given) and the kitchen could have been better equipped but only minor issues. Have recommended this location to others.

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.1Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and views, nice quiet location."

    Cottage was the right size for our party of 2 adults and 2 dogs. If we were returning to the area we'd definitely consider the cottage(s) again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Owners so helpful and friendly. Be aware that the nearest shop is in the village but it has basic provisions only.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely loved our stay."

    Gorgeous location, gorgeous property, and lovely and clean. We were lucky enough as well that there weren’t that many midges about for our stay! Only recommendation would be to inform people of opening/closing times of the local shop, as we arrived 18:30 so just missed being able to buy a few bits. I’d bought a few bits with us which tied us over, but can imagine that some people might not and then would be caught short on arrival without shop opening times. Really helpful to have all the leaflets in the property for recommendations on what to do!

    Reviewed by Siobhan4.7Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a remote location being about 6 miles from the nearest local shop and about 50 mins to Aberfeldy for the Co-op for a bigger shop."

    Great to switch off. Beautiful view of the loch from the balcony which is nice to sit out on having coffee in the morning. Very comfortable. The kitchen was reasonably well-equipped for cooking. About 20 mins drive to Rannoch Station where there is a tearoom with lovely food and cake and trains to Fort William and Glasgow. Also walking routes from there. About 30 mins drive to the car park to climb Schiehallion.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very nice comfortable and relaxing and very clean cottage great place to stay and have booked again for next year"

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely rural location to discover Perthshire."

    Property represented great value and fantastic that it catered for our dogs

    Reviewed by Keith5.0May 2023

  • "A fabulous little cottage - we had a wonderful time exploring the hills in the area."

    Just lovely - highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2023

  • "Continuing feedback."

    We wanted to move to a bigger cottage. The owners said fine just sort with Sykes. Hopeless!Sykes said impossible. Would not contact owner . Just said impossible. Very irritating. Our daughter who was coming to stay had to book accommodation elsewhere. Not in the interest of the owners or us.

    Thank you , we will investigate this with Sykes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Apr 2023

  • "We had the most perfect snowy Christmas holiday there."

    The cottage was well equipped and cozy, the views were just spectacular. It was like being in a real life Bob Ross painting. It was just what we needed to get away from the busyness of life and have a rest. Thank you for a week of beautiful memories. There were lots of places that we would have liked to have explored so hopefully we will come back sometime :) We have been telling everyone how amazing it was and showing them our amazing photos :)

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Dec 2022

  • "The accommodation was very dated, apparently the owners were doing the cottages one by one, understandable as would cost a considerable amount."

    Beautiful views, the sunrises and sunsets were amazing. Probably wouldn't go back, but only because we have now visited most places in that area.

    Reviewed by Yvonne2.5Oct 2022

  • "Incredible setting, clean and comfortable cottage."

    We had a fantastic week and will be back very soon.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2022

  • "A really lovely cottage with incredible views over Loch Rannoch."

    The loch shore itself is about 5 mins walk away (300 metres?) down a gravel driveway. The cottage is one of six located on a farm (dogs should be kept on a lead) and surrounded by fields where cows are kept. The cottages are all connected to each other so you can hear the people next door a bit, but it wasn't a problem. Out one side there is a small balcony with lovely views over the loch. Out the other side is a shared garden with picnic tables and a bbq area, also with lovely views over the loch. There are some great walks just a short drive away. We didn't find any (other than down to the Loch) directly from the farm that didn't involve going along the road. The cottage itself is comfortable - a good bed (we only used the double room), warm water (though poor water pressure - a feature of rural Scotland!), and a nice living space upstairs. The kitchen is fairly small, but all as described, and well equipped. You couldn't ask for a better location, be it for swimming in the loch or paddling on it, walking in the area, or just relaxing and staring at the view.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2022

  • "Second year in a row we have used this property."

    Good to see the improvements such as redecorating since our last visit. I believe the owner has only had these properties for just over a year and is planning on other improvements, keep up the good work. We use it as a base for cycling and hillwalking, first class for both of them. Plus just sitting at the house looking at the scenery while enjoying the peaceful surroundings. If that is for you and are not bothered that when someone is having a shower that the water pressure drops in the kitchen, which can be common in the highlands, I would recommend going.

    Reviewed by John4.4Apr 2022

  • "We had very lovely Christmas holiday."

    Accommodation on the top. Very welcoming. Great and quite location for walking hills and munros. Nearby waterfall. Love it !

    Reviewed by Katarzyna5.0Dec 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoy our holidays to Learan Farm."

    This was our fourth visit. We’re planning on booking up for next year too, and can’t wait! Thanks.

    Reviewed by Justin5.0Nov 2021

  • "A lovely location, very quiet and peaceful."

    Plan ahead if you want to eat out as closest places become fully booked.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.7Sep 2021

  • "Lovely location and beautiful views."

    Perfect cottage for a short break with plenty of opportunities for hillwalking and cycling.

    Reviewed by Tove4.7Jun 2021

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Summary

  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x bunk room
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire
  • Electric central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Parking
  • Balcony
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.2 miles, pub 5.8 miles
  • Note: There is a shared laundry area with a washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Note: 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 on the edge of Loch Rannoch is this lovely holiday home, Mackintosh is a reverse-level accommodation decorated with antique-style décor whilst boasting awe-inspiring lochside views.

Be welcomed onto the ground floor, where you're presented with two charming bedrooms including a snug double and a fun twin room, both offering plenty of storage for all your belongings, as well as traditional décor, providing flexible sleeping quarters for a small group.

This floor is complete with a delightful bathroom where you can unwind in a hot bubble bath, or hop in for a brisk rinse in the overhead shower as you prepare for an exciting day ahead.

Climb the staircase to the first floor and be presented with a sociable space to gather with your loved ones in the open-plan living area.

The kitchen covers all the necessities needed for a self-catered stay, equipped with an electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge and freezer, certain to entice any budding chefs.

Gather around the dining table for mealtimes, or use this space to enjoy a board game on a rainy day, before snuggling up on the sofa with a captivating film in front of the electric fire, offering a sense of comfort.

Take your evening drinks out onto the balcony at dusk and feel inspired by the breath-taking panoramic views of Loch Rannoch, ending your day perfectly.

Make full use of the shared laundry facilities here, fitted with a washing machine and a tumble dryer, ideal for long stays and muddy clothes.

Discover the surrounding areas of rural farmland, heading out for countryside walks and all the adventures the Highlands have to offer.

Mackintosh is perfect for making memories year after year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs 1053464, 1053572, 1053573, 1053575, 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