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Cameron House

Auchtermuchty, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1044431)

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  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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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 Cot available
  • 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

Situated in Auchtermuchty is Cameron House, a large Georgian townhouse, sleeping 13 people ready for an action-packed holiday to Scotland.

Ideal for friends and family alike, this property features off-road parking and spacious living areas with open fires while being within reach of St Andrews and Perth.

Entry is gained by the rear door leading you directly into the well-equipped kitchen where you will find all the appliances needed throughout your stay including a microwave, coffee machine, and a gas hob and oven, certain to entice any budding chefs in the group.

Moving through the property, the snug welcomes you, with an open fire and study desk available, this home away from home will make a fantastic base to meet deadlines or for creativeness to flow.

Through the hall and up the magnificent Georgian staircase to the first floor is the main sitting room, which also offers an open fire, where you can cosy up and discuss the day’s events with your loved ones, or relax in front of the TV on the plush sofas.

As the evening draws to a close, back on the ground floor you will find two bedrooms, a family room comprising of a double and a single, and a double bedroom, ideal for those with limited mobility.

The rest of the group can retire to one of the first floor bedrooms, where you have the option of one double room, a double with a cot, perfect for young families, and a family room with a charming London bus bunkbed and a single, where the children can let their imagination run wild after a long day of exploring the local area.

Back on the ground floor, step into the shower room, which also has a basin and WC to prepare for the day ahead.

For those on the first floor, a convenient family bathroom boasts a beautiful roll-top, claw-foot bath to soak in with a good book, as well as another basin and WC.

In the evening soak up the last rays of sun and enjoy a spot of al fresco dining and a glass of wine on the decked area with dining furniture while the children and your four-legged friends enjoy the lawn.

Steeped in thousands of years of history, Auchtermuchty is rich with heritage coming from the Romans who first established camp in the village, followed with strong links to the monarchy, and nowadays recognised for the compelling cyling routes ranging from beginner to advanced, reaching ascents of over 600 feet.

Venture out to the surrounding areas where you will find a plethora of both historic sites and landmarks just a short drive away such as Lynedoch Obelisk and Corstan Tower, ruins set amongst the breath-taking Scottish countryside.

Slightly further afield is Active Kids Adventure Park for an energetic day with the children, or why not visit Craigtoun Park with rides and a boating lake for thrill-seekers to enjoy.

For the naturists, Backhouse Rossie Estate and Branklyn Garden are within easy reach and display a stunning array of plants and shrubbery most can appreciate as well as the truly unique Crowden Japanese Gardens, decorated with traditional Japanese architecture, this impressive landmark has won awards year on year for its landscape.

If you don’t feel like cooking, back in Auchtermuchty you can discover Strath Tavern for some traditional pub grub or branch out to The Kettlebridge Inn, Bar and Italian restaurant for some authentic Italian food in the centre of Scotland.

However you spend your time in the area, Cameron House makes wonderful getaway for an experience with the whole family to Scotland.

Summary

  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x double, 1 x double with cot, 1 x ground-floor family room with double and single, 1 x family room with bunk and single, 1 x double sofa bed in living room
  • Ground-floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Living room with open fire
  • Snug with open fire
  • Gas central heating with two open fires
  • Gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 1 standard cot, 2 travel cots, 1 full size highchair, 1 portable highchair
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Lawn garden with decking and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.3 miles

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About the location

AUCHTERMUCHTY

Falkland 3 miles; Perth 17 miles; St Andrews 20 miles; Edinburgh 37 miles.

Known locally as Muchty, the village of Auchtermuchty can be traced back to Roman times, with the distinctive name translated from Scottish Gaelic as the somewhat less romantic ‘upland of the pigs’. Gaining royal burgh status in the 16th century and developed commercially through engineering, linen and whisky. Used as the backdrop for the television series ‘Dr Finlay’s Casebook’, the village still boasts the Tannochbrae Tea room. A statue in the village commemorates Sir Jimmy Shand, accordion player and bandleader and The Proclaimers also hail from the village. Auchtermuchty has local shops, pubs, chemist and a post office. There is much to see and do in this part of Scotland whether it is exploring nature in the RSPB reserve at nearby Loch Leven or one of the many boat trips available along the famous East Neuk coastline. St Andrews is only 30 mins drive with its famous golf course and stunning beaches. North of St Andrews, Tentsmuir also boasts spectacular beaches as well as woodland that is ideal for walking and cycling. The village of Falkland with its fabulous palace is s short drive away and Scone Palace near Perth is about 20 mins away. A superb base for exploring this distinctive and varied part of Scotland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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