In association with
Sykes Cottages
Icon/Navigation/Chevron/Left Back to search

Don't miss outENDING SOON! Save up to 20% on August 2022 holidays in our Summer Sale

10 people have recently viewed this property

1 of 32 View Larger Image
  • Old Schoolhouse - Scottish Lowlands - 1073243 - photo 1
close

Old Schoolhouse

Grandtully, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1073243)

4.7

Excellent

Tourist Board rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Show on map

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing
Cleanliness
Comfort
Facilities

9 Customer Reviews

  • "Really comfortable cottage set in beautiful surroundings within easy reach of local market towns and with two excellent eateries within 10 minutes easy walk."

    We had a great stay and the weather was even kind to us……

    Reviewed by MarkJun 2022

  • "Outstanding decor and comfort."

    Would point out the following as requested by owners. 1. Dishwasher not working on arrival, (repaired within 4 days) 2. Carpet in sun lounge not cleaned properly thick with dark coloured dog hair uplifted one shovel full of dog hair (photographed to substantiate) 3. Toilet seat upstairs not secured needs repaired. 4. Downstairs toilet hot tap insecure needs permanent fixture. Toilet roll holder ready to come off wall. 5. Would be helpful to have outside drying facility 6. Comfortable garden furniture would be appreciated.

    Gloria, Many thanks for highlighting all this. All topics now fully addressed. The house is prone to little knocks and bruises and we do our best to keep on top of them. Glad you found the house comfortable during your stay. Les Property Owner

    Reviewed by GloriaJun 2022

  • "It was our second stay at this cottage - a lovely property in a beautiful area."

    The kitchen is well equipped and lounges and bedrooms very comfortable.

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2022

  • "Absolutely fabulous cottage, very stylish, great location, highly recommended"

    Reviewed by JoanneMar 2022

  • "Thank you. Very nice."

    Whether for a few days or a few weeks, lots to see around the area. Easy travel to Pitlochry, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld and Perth. If you have a dog, it'll be as much a holiday for them. Contained garden that our pup would have stayed out all day. He loved the gorgeous walks to next to the river where he chased Red Squirrels, Pheasants and Deer most mornings. Visit the Birks of Aberfeldy or get off to Ossians Cave in Dunkeld. For a dog friendly hostelry you can't better the Inn on the Tay. Will be worth another visit for us.

    Reviewed by AlexanderFeb 2022

  • "The sofas in the main sitting room are quite uncomfortable - not a lot of support."

    Other cottages I have rented have provided the first basket of logs for the wood burner. We arrived following a power cut and would have welcomed the ability to light the log burner immediately. Other than that the cottage was perfect.

    Reviewed by AileenNov 2021

  • "It is a lovely traditional cottage, decorated tastefully which makes it feel quite luxurious."

    Cleaning was reasonable but socks and toiletries left by other holidayers etc isn’t very reassuring when you arrive for your stay. The instructions regarding bins/what you can flush down the toilet etc. we found to be very aggressive and would have preferred a gentler approach to getting the message across.

    Reviewed by EuanNov 2021

  • "What a lovely holiday cottage!"

    We had a great stay in The old School house. Such a beautiful, roomy house with all the comforts of home. We would definitely return. A lovely base for exploring the beautiful surrounding area. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by LauraOct 2021

  • "Charming and delightful cottage with a tiny stream running through the garden."

    The Old Schoolhouse is a Victorian building brought up to modern standards and tastefully decorated following a very recent refurb. Great are to stay as well with lots of things to do. Coop (med) just 10 minutes away in Abberfeldy along with petrol and lots of great independent shops and cafes. All this made for a great holiday. PS visit the Cranog Centre great for all ages

    Reviewed by JamesJul 2021

Show more

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x bunk bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Sun lounge room with board games
  • LPG central heating and multi fuel woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs, Superfast broadband, selection of games
  • Gas heating and electrics included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio with seating and bike storage
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 0.5 mile
  • Please note that bunk beds are only suitable for children and teenagers.

The property

This attractive, stone-built cottage lies in the rural village of Grandtully, close to the River Tay in Perthshire.

The Old Schoolhouse is a lovely choice for families, providing a heart-warming base to return to each evening, with a lawned garden where you can sit out and take in the day’s events.

Internally, the property features a large kitchen where the chef of the group can get acquainted amongst a host of appliances, including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge, while the others can prepare the oak dining table for a sumptuous feast.

When it comes to unwinding, head to the sitting room where you can take comfort next to the woodburning stove whilst catching up on your favourite shows, or make use of the sun lounge and challenge each other to a family boardgame.

As the evening comes to a close, choose from three well-presented bedrooms to catch your rest; a king-size, double and bunk room are on offer, each completed with soft furnishings and a good amount of storage space for your personal belongings.

Allow your pooch to stretch their legs in the enclosed garden whilst you kick back on the patio furniture and soak up the last of the evening sunshine.

Nestled on the banks of River Tay you will find a local pub and restaurant, and across the street lies the Grantully Hotel both with excellent restaurants and bars which are perfect on those nights you don’t fancy cooking.

Grandtully is also home to an award-winning chocolate artisan at Iain Burnett’s Highland Chocolatier, as well as a convenience store where you can pick up any essentials.

Venture to the small town of Aberfeldy, where you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor adventures; take on white-water rafting, abseiling, gorge walking or canoeing or simply spend an afternoon wandering the Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery or Aberfeldy Watermill.

For a delightful escape to Perthshire, choose The Old School as a base that you’ll be delighted to return to.

View on map

About the location

GRANDTULLY

Strathtay 0.5 miles; Aberfeldy 5.2 miles; Pitlochry 9.4 miles.

The tranquil, rural village of Grandtully lies on the flowing River Tay in Perthshire, as a part of the Grandtully and Strathtay and Conservation Area. Grandtully boasts contemporary amenities including the Inn on the Tay, a fine dining restaurant at Grandtully Hotel, an award winning chocolate artisan at Iain Burnett’s Highland Chocolatier, along with an outdoor activity organiser, where visitors have the opportunity to ride the white water rapids! Across the bridge on the north side of the river in Strathtay there is a convenience store and post office, as well as a turn up and play 9 hole golf course.

Please note that bunk beds are only suitable for children and teenagers.