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The Bothy

Glenalmond near Crieff, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 953721)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

Tulchan Estates Ltd

The Tulchan Estate rests peacefully among gentle hills, ancient trees and rich green pastures, with walks from the door and an abundance of wildlife to greet you along the way. With stunning views towards the Sma' Glen, these Perthshire lodges are ideal for larger groups and families looking for a peaceful escape, to enjoy good company and explore stunning landscape scenery. The main hunting lodge is a large property boasting grand, spacious rooms, bursting with character, while the apartments offer more of a modern feel. You can get together to celebrate a special occasion and make the most of the beautiful grounds, or the cottages can be booked separately for a varied holiday in a wonderful region of Scotland. There is a private seating area outside the main house with a fire pit, where you can relax and enjoy the open views along the Sma' Glen and the surrounding Perthshire countryside. Enjoying similar views, the apartments next door share a wonderful garden space, which wraps around the side of the lodge. The Sma' Glen (or Small Glen) has an impressive history involving the Romans, Gaelic poet Ossian and General Wade. The popular city of Perth is 10 miles away and has a full range of shops, cafés and bars, as well as a theatre and concert hall. The local village of Methven is also nearby, which has a late night shop, post office, pub and several eateries. With excellent walking and cycling in the beautiful surrounding countryside, the lodge is ideally located for touring central Scotland with Stirling, Fife and Loch Lomond, all within easy reach. Spend a day golfing at Gleneagles or visit Carnoustie or St Andrews. Visit Aberfeldy and stunning Loch Tay or beautiful Braemar and the Cairngorms National Park. These delightful Scottish holiday homes are the ideal place to relax and unwind, with so many outdoor attractions close by.

The property

Crieff 9.1 miles.

The Bothy is a ground floor apartment set within a beautiful lodge on the Tulchan Estate, near Crieff in Perth and Kinross.

This single-storey accommodation sits next to Tulchan Lodge, with views towards the Sma' Glen, in a stunning area of Scotland.

It is ideal for a couple or small family looking to spend some quality time with their loved ones.

Choose to relax in the bright and airy sitting room and enjoy the open countryside vistas from the picture window, as the woodburner crackles away at your feet.

The kitchen enjoys a lovely dining area and outside you can roam the grounds, with walks through the woods and cycling nearby.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 953719 and 953723, together they can sleep 23 people.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Shared small woodland with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurants 4 miles
  • Note: There is a communal laundry room at this property, shared with The Hayloft
  • Note: This property has a local private water supply which serves The Bothy and Glenalmond College and most properties in the glen
  • Note: Check in time 4pm.

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About the location

CRIEFF

Gleneagles 10 miles; Perth 18 miles; Stirling 22 miles.

Sitting between Perth and Crianlarich, the popular tourist town of Crieff lies on the geological fault line where the Lowlands meet the Highlands. Originally a hub for cattle drovers between the 16th and 18th centuries, Crieff expanded due to its location and as a meeting place for the cattle business to meet the demands of an increasing Lowlands population. Due to the nature of these meetings or trysts, Crieff developed into a ‘frontier town’ with its reputation for punishment by hanging spreading throughout Europe, and the remains of the gallows can be seen in Perth Museum. Most of Crieff was burned down in 1716 by Highlanders returning demoralised from the Battle of Sheriffmuir and the current town layout was conceived by James Drummond, 3rd Duke of Perth in 1731. Indeed it was Drummond who prevented a further burning since he was a supporter of the Jacobite Rebellion. Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army stayed in the town in 1746 and held meetings in the Drummond Arms Inn in the town centre. Drummond Castle is close to Crieff and its spectacular gardens are open to the public. Today, Crieff is a popular and bustling tourist town with many attractions, including the Caithness Glass Visitor Centre and Glenturret Distillery with its Famous Grouse Experience. The leisure centre provides opportunity for swimming, squash and the gym, or head to Crieff Hydro for more activities or spa facilities. Explore the stunning scenery at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, or enjoy a round of golf at Crieff Golf Club or the nine hole course at nearby Comrie. Loch Earn, home to the Lochearnhead Watersports Centre and stunning scenery, is easily reached from Crieff. An inspiring tourist destination set amidst stunning Perthshire scenery.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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