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Ptarmigan House

Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1054685)

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  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Previously an impressive shooting lodge, Ptarmigan House is the perfect abode for large families or groups of friends looking to celebrate in style whilst resting in an idyllic position in Scotland.

Offering extensive gardens with far-reaching countryside views of the surrounding Cairngorms National Park, this whitewashed house is a truly scenic delight at any time of year.

The ground floor boasts all you could need and more for a self-catered stay; make your way into the traditionally-styled kitchen where an AGA takes centre stage, letting you prepare all your family-favourite treats in no time, then move through to the bright and airy dining room for the whole group to gather and toast to a terrific holiday.

Carry your conversations through to the lounge and light up the woodburning stove to bring a homely aura to the room in the winter months as you catch up with your favourite shows on the television, or spend a moment to yourself within the bright and airy conservatory overlooking the wonder of the garden.

Also on the ground floor you can find a cloakroom, boot room and utility, as well as one of the seven charming bedrooms; a double with an en-suite basin and WC, with a sitting area including a TV around the corner making it the perfect spot for a couple seeking a quiet space away from the hustle and bustle of the group.

The remaining six bedrooms rest on the first floor, made up of two family rooms, each with a king & single bed, a TV, sitting area and en-suite shower room, three kings with TV and en-suite shower rooms and a twin with TV and en-suite bathroom, offering a flexible sleeping arrangement for a variety of group needs.

Be sure to explore the wonder of the gardens, with plenty of hidden spots to soak in the stunning scenery, as well as a sheltered BBQ area where you can dine alfresco, you're sure to make some everlasting memories with a trip to Ptarmigan House.

Amenities like shops, pubs and restaurants be found in the local village of Blair Atholl with lovely freshly baked bread from the Watermill, and The Loft restaurant should you want a memorable night out.

Blair Atholl is also home to the famous Blair Castle with its own private army (the only one in Europe!) as well as the Blair Atholl Visitor Information Centre where you can learn of the best attractions in the area, Atholl Country Life Museum and a 9-hole golf course which can be seen from the garden at Ptarmigan House, as well as stunning views of Ben Vrackie.

The Falls of Bruar and the famous House of Bruar are only 3 miles north whereas Killiecrankie, scene of the famous 1629 battle is only 3 miles south, providing something for every taste.

The Cairngorms National Park provides plenty of opportunities for exploring the natural splendour of Scotland, with twelve golf courses in total to take your pick from, water sports and snow sports for those seeking to try something new.

With opportunities to see wildlife and enjoy some fishing in and around Blair Atholl, there is also a variety of lovely scenic walks and bike trails, which make for a perfect day out whatever the weather.

River Tummel, Loch Faskally, Dunkeld, Aberfeldy, Kenmore and Glen Lyon are all within a 30 minute drive and well worth visiting.

Venture out to Pitlochry, where you can visit the Blair Athol Distillery and Edradour Distillery (smallest in Scotland) or the world-famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre.

Perth, Edinburgh, Dundee and Inverness are within close reach, presenting a range of family-friendly attractions and even more history awaiting to be discovered.

In easy reach of so much, Ptarmigan House makes the ultimate choice for your family escape to Scotland.

Summary

  • Over two floors; seven bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double with en-suite basin & WC, sitting area with TV; on the first floor: 2 x family rooms each with a king & single with TV, sitting area and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 3 x kings each with a TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail & WC, 1 x twin with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Boot room
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Conservatory
  • Biomass central heating and 2 x woodburning stoves
  • AGA, electric oven and hob, fridge, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher, microwave in kitchen, 2 x washing machines & tumble dryer in utility, fridge/ freezer & chest freezer in boot room, 9 x TVs and WiFi
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • 2 x baskets of logs provided with starter packs provided
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for seven cars
  • Multi-level private lawn and patio with furniture and charcoal BBQ
  • Under cover bike storage available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Note: No hen/ stag parties or similar
  • Shop and pub within 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check in from 4pm, departure by 10am.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location

BLAIR ATHOLL

Pitlochry 7.6 miles; Perth 35 miles

Blair Atholl is a small village located centrally within Perthshire, Scotland. The village enjoys fantastic scenery and is rich in history and heritage. Blair Atholl is home to the impressive Blair Castle with its own private army, the only one in Europe, as well as the Blair Atholl Visitor Information Centre where you can learn of the best attractions in the area, Atholl Country Life Museum and a 9-hole golf course. Nearby attractions to include the Killiecrankie Gorge (3 miles) and the Falls of Bruar (4 miles), there are also a variety of scenic walking and biking routes for you to choose from in and around the village. From the village you can Ben y vrackie and there are numerous munros just to the north of the village. The Atholl Country Life Museum and the famous House of Bruar, Blair Atholl itself hosts a selection of restaurants, cafes and shops to explore.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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