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Crosston Farm

Forfar, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 964259)

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Beautiful, cosy, spacious - a wee gem in the Highlands!”

    My partner and I visited Crosston Farm for a weekend with 4 of our friends. The house itself is so beautiful and has clearly had a lot of care and thought put in to the detail, with cosy blankets galore. We took full advantage of the fully equipped kitchen and enjoyed a weekend of eating and drinking in front of the amazing open fire in the lounge. ...

    My partner and I visited Crosston Farm for a weekend with 4 of our friends. The house itself is so beautiful and has clearly had a lot of care and thought put in to the detail, with cosy blankets galore. We took full advantage of the fully equipped kitchen and enjoyed a weekend of eating and drinking in front of the amazing open fire in the lounge. It is very spacious, so despite the remoteness of the house it doesn’t feel at all claustrophobic, with all of us having our own space to relax. Sophie and Tamara are incredibly accommodating and communicative hosts, and they will do all they can to make your stay that bit more special. It really is the perfect place to spend a weekend or longer with friends or family. I would recommend it in the highest possible terms, and we will definitely be back later on in the year.

    - gemmabV7999JK, February 2020
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The property

Just outside Forfar is the quiet hamlet of Aberlemno and its here that the superbly converted farmhouse of Crosston Farm can be found.

This exquisite cottage has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard, a large, country-style accommodation with three en-suite bedrooms in the main house for six people, and a self-contained adjoining annex can be included with a further double bedroom to sleep eight people.

This spacious property is ideal for a large family or group of friends visiting Angus and the surrounding area.

As you enter the cottage from a side door you immediately step into the cosy farmhouse kitchen, fully fitted, catering to all your requirements, including a fabulous electric range cooker, Belfast sink, breakfast bar and coffee machine.

There is a lovely dining area for enjoying dinner amongst family and friends, plus a living area with a sumptuous sofa - an ideal social spot for planning holiday activities or unwinding and recalling the day’s events.

Walk through the house and you will discover a snug living room with a luxurious corner sofa, impressive woodburning stove, TV and coffee table.

Further on into the house is a second sitting room with a decorative open fireplace, TV, sofa and chairs, as well as books and games for guests to enjoy throughout their stay.

Also on the ground floor is a family bathroom along with the convenience of a utility, all finished to a high standard of quality.

Up the staircase in the middle of the cottage you will find the master bedroom with king-size bed and private en-suite bathroom, whilst a second main staircase takes you to two further bedrooms, a king-size and a twin, both with en-suite facilities.

Back on the ground floor, through an adjoining door you can reach the annex, with a kitchen, comfy living area, shower room plus a lovely double bedroom.

This accommodation is all ground floor and has a separate entrance door including it's own small courtyard with wood burning hot tub seating eight people and with table and chairs for enjoying morning coffee or a glass of wine at the end of the day.

Outside there is off-road parking for four cars, a courtyard area with outdoor furniture and well-established gardens with a beautiful lawned area.

Aberlemno is a small village north-east of Forfar, famous for the ancient Pictish stones dating from 7th and 8th century.

Nearby is the Davidson Cottage, home to the Davidson family until they emigrated to America in 1857 and whose direct descendants founded the Harley-Davidson Corporation.

The location is close to the East Coast where you will find the wonderful ancient fishing village of Johnshaven, the wildlife beach at St Cyrus and the larger seaside town of Stonehaven with its historic harbour, outdoor swimming pool and Dunnottar Castle.

Inland you can find Glamis castle the childhood home of the Queen Mother.

Visit Kirrimuir the birthplace of J M Barrie, author of Peter Pan, or take a drive to the wonderful glens Clova, Isla and Prosen for some breath-taking scenery.

Golf, fishing, cycling and walking are all popular activities in this wonderful part of Scotland.

Summary

  • Property includes the main house which has 3 bedrooms and an adjoining 1 bedroom annexe
  • Three bedrooms in the main house: 2 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower basin and WC
  • 1 bedroom in the annexe
  • All ground floor
  • 1 x 4" double bedroom
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Wood burning hot tub
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, Iphone docking station, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed garden at front, patio at rear with furniture
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles. Note: Starter pack of logs will be at property for hot tub wood burner
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar large parties. This property has a fully refundable Good Housekeeping Bond of £300.00
  • Check in time - 4pm

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

FORFAR

Carnoustie 7 miles; Kirriemuir 14 miles; Perth 30 miles.

The ancient town and former royal burgh of Forfar nestles in the beautiful rolling farmland of Angus on Scotland’s east coast. A traditional market town, Forfar holds a monthly farmers’ market, showcasing the best of the local agricultural produce. Forfar nestles close to the Angus Glens and the spectacular scenery of Strathmore. There is much to see and do in the surrounding area here. Regal Glamis Castle is nearby, the coastal town of Arbroath is only 15 miles away with its beaches and cliffs, while just 14 miles away is Carnoustie with its famous golf links. With the Cairngorms National Park to the north and Edinburgh less than two hours’ drive to the south, there is much to discover and enjoy in this beautiful area of Scotland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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